Most of you have grown up with parents who kept an eye on every movement of yours to make sure you don’t get yourself into any trouble or end up doing something that would bring the ever dreaded “shame” on the family name.
Questions like these are a pretty common for every desi kid
Ever wonder what would happen if these questions were the other way around?
Have you ever been in a situation where a child asked you something and you started sweating because you couldn’t give them a satisfying answer so you decided to tell the kid, sawaal nahi poochte jinn baba kha jae ga (or something to that effect)? If this situation feels relatable, it’s because most, if not all of us, have been on one side or the other of this instance.
We’ve been taught to respect our adults and never to question anything they tell us
Sometimes, to the point when not asking questions can even endanger your life
Ever asked why a condom is such a propagated piece of safe-sex? No? Is it because asking that question will cause your parents to slap the shit out of you for daring to ask about something that can potentially save you from a deadly disease?
And when you do dare to question, what happens?
Yes, you become mankind’s angel after what your parents do to you.
Shehzad Roy has an idea about what goes through the minds of adults when children ask questions
Shehzad Roy has been a champion of educating people, for quite some time. He believes in letting children learn about the world around them so they can become aware and responsible citizens. Here’s what happens if you don’t let them question:
Would you let your children ask you tough questions?
Cover Image via: Shehzad Roy
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