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why my son(8 years old) like to pat girl classmate' butt? How can I do?

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why my son(8 years old) like to pat girl classmate' butt? How can I do?
My son is 8 years old and in primary school now. Recently his teacher told me:
When he is playing with his classmates he likes to pat girls butt. It is not always but occasionately.
I ask why he is doing like that and I explain the difference between girls and boys, tell him could not touch girls' butt.
I found him could not understand the reason why he could not do that?
What I can do now is to enforce him not pat his girl classmates butt, no matter he understand it.
I understand it is not good effect to do that, but how can I do now?

lmbsie

explain to your son that it's not a good idea to ever touch anyone - boy or girl - in any area except perhaps the arms and hands. tell him that many people simply don't like to be touched.

Dec 18, 2013 11:15
Isabella

You logged in to post such a stupid question? you must be really bored.

Dec 18, 2013 11:28
MJM

Have you understood where he thinks he can act this way in the first place. Why does he think this is acceptable, find this out first and put it right. then you can reason with him to explain this is not an accepted behavior. If all else fails then seek professional help.

Dec 18, 2013 11:43
anni

Is this a real question or a joke?

Dec 18, 2013 11:47
Nan

Honestly Isabella- you logged in to post such a reply. I don't understand your continuing hostility.

I suggest you use an example of something he would not like and makes him uncomfortable (pulling hair perhaps) and explain it makes him uncomfortable which is the same as touching someone on their bottom. Maybe that would help?

Dec 18, 2013 14:27
J

Isabella is our current new-improved-mad-bitch-from-hell-with-knobs-on. She doesn't like me either.

Iz - Talk to the teacher and ask what you can do. The school should be able to tell you who you can contact if you have trouble with behavior. Language is evidently an issue for you. Get help from other parents with that.

Dec 19, 2013 01:06
Isabella

Oh J am I overshadowing you in here? so sorry old man ;-))

Dec 19, 2013 15:18