Where is the loving community

United States
December 26, 2015 1:26pm CST
Anymore there is no "community". It seems to me that most people are out for themselves or just for their family. We can't trust to let our kids play at the park without watching them like a hawk. I am the type of person that if I see someone that needs help I stop and help them. If a kid wants to go across the monkey bars I will help them. Half the time people get sketchy about me helping. But a true community needs to work together.
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@poehere (17715)
• French Polynesia
26 Dec 15
You are so right and here on the islands that is how it is. I am not sure in the states but when I was there it wasn't like this. I do go back from time to time because my daughter and her family live there. I saw when the kids were young how dangerous it was to let them even play in front of the house. You always had to walk them to school and walk them home. When I grew up it was never like this so it is strange for me now to see this one.
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@Marcyaz (35747)
• United States
26 Dec 15
When I was growing up it was not like that either but now days it is so dangerous to just let your children out of your site.
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@GardenGerty (96787)
• Marion, Kansas
27 Dec 15
That is sad, but often is true that people tend to mistrust your motives. It sounds as if you would do well working in a daycare or someplace where you can care and help.
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@Marcyaz (35747)
• United States
26 Dec 15
Parents now days have to be careful about who is helping their children.
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28 Dec 15
I completely agree with you.
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@DeborahDiane (20129)
• Laguna Woods, California
27 Dec 15
I really believe that idea that "it takes a village to raise a kid." However, parents do have to be careful which "village" they choose to have around their kids.
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@sugartoes (39313)
• Greencastle, Indiana
28 Dec 15
I know it's a real shame we can't trust anyone now days with our kids or around our kids unless we know them & even they can't be trusted but as far as GROWN ups it's insane at times there's no closeness it use to be back in the day we were for each other at a drop of a hat now days 60 yrs later you can't ask a favor or help & get it like before.