The perverted murder of JonBenet is once again headline-wrenching news across the world. My ideal concern is not the death of JonBenet, but the lives of the kids who are compelled by their parents to participate in child beauty pageants. I am always amazed by parents who press their children into beauty pageants because there is an embedded perversion in attempting to help create an idealized image of a mature woman in the body of a five or six-year-old child. What do child beauty pageants say about those who take part and attend the public sexualization of children who wear grown-up makeup, provocative clothing, and age-inappropriate hair styles?
Can anyone be amazed that child beauty pageants pander to and attract perverts and pedophiles? Isn’t that the audience those pageants are purposefully serving? Isn’t child beauty pageants that sexualize children really meat markets for pedophiles seeking the purchase of the sexual treat? Mature people do not take a pastime in the overt sexualization of children idealized as adults.
Many times, my experience has been that the new “plan” proved better than the old plan ever could have. Going hand-in-hand with being an optimist and versatile is being a problem solver. A lover of life, to be together, have family and friends, of things that are important to her, and things that are important to you. Interested in things that are important to her. Someone who loves with their whole spirit and heart.
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