Saturday, April 08, 2006

Young Love...

or lust.

We are all familiar with the "hot teacher/student" sex scandals of late. I never posted on it because everyone knows what my take on it would be and what could be said that hasn't been said? There are basically two camps. The "OMG! She is perverted and should go to jail" crowd. And the "OMG! That kid is so freakin lucky" crowd.

So let me offer a bit of a different perspective. Recently I made the horrific mistake of creating a site. I did this mainly so I could comment on other Myspace sites. You must have one to do that. In the last few days I have received several e-mails from swingers and single and married men alike even though it says clearly on my site that I am married and not looking. But the most interesting e-mail came from a 17 yr old high school baseball player from Houston (pictured here) . The following are the e-mails between us: (names have been changed to protect the....ummm....not so innocent)

From: Stephen

Date: Apr 7, 2006 9:11 PM


message me back ok

u r fine

From: Kathy Date: Apr 7, 2006 9:39 PM

u r insane

I should tell your mom.

17 and already a bad boy. Geeze.

It's your bedtime isn't it?

And stop watching all those American Pie movies!


From: Stephen Apr 7, 2006 10:45 PM

RE: RE: No Subject


baby you are just fine as hell

be my mentor

im naughty

From Stephen Apr 8, 2006 7:30 AM

RE: RE: No Subject


babe i cant help it that im insane

i love older women and i know you have a naughty side too

don't you

i think it is sexy

so come on babe message me back do you have aim messenger? respond back


From Kathy Apr 8, 2006 9:16 AM
RE: No Subject

It's not good to go through life drunk.

Or perverted for that matter.

There are many many churches around here. Go find one.


Now, there are several pics on "Stephen's" site. I chose the one that didn't really show his face, but he is a goodlooking kid. He had homecoming pictures with a beautiful date. What would cause a handsome athlete to lust over a middle age mother of four when he could easily date beautiful young girls? It's not like 17 yr old girls today are all innocent and don't know their way around a boy. Who do you think are in those "Girls Gone Wild" videos?

Let's face it. "Stephen" is no kid. He is a 50 year old pot bellied lech in a leisure suit reeking of Aqua Velva walking around in a 17 yr old body. He has no shame. I know where he goes to school and it's near here. I could easily find his parents. He doesn't care. This isn't the first time I have had this kind of thing happen to me. I had trouble with some of my son's friends saying inappropriate things, although not quite as overtly as Stephen. Look, I know I am not ugly, but I aint nothing super special either. What the hell is going on here? I couldn't have imagined in a million years my friends as teens flirting with my mother.

So imagine that "Stephen" decides to hit on one of his teachers. She is lonely, bored, unhappy and perhaps even bi-polar? He is a great looking athlete. He makes her feel young again. It's exciting. The forbidden fruit thing. There was a time when Stephen would have kept his lustful feeling to himself. Because society demanded it. Society demands nothing anymore. You say there are laws? Guess what? Kids don't know law. But they do know what society teaches them is right and wrong.

I'm not trying to defend the teachers. They are the adults and should act like it, but let's face it. Kids don't act like kids anymore and this is a problem that isn't going away. And we need to ask ourselves why.

Let's see. Let me speculate. Could it be exposing our children to sexuality way before they are mentally ready to handle it? Could it be the last 20 yrs of soft porn movies masquerading as "R" rated films that movie theatres seem to have no problem letting underage children into? Could it be the mainstreaming of porn? Could it be TV shows on basic cable like "Nip and Tuck" and "The Shield" and even "CSI" that have soft porn scenes in them that any 9 yr old can turn to while the grownups are outside grilling steaks? Could it be the internet that no one seems to want to monitor to protect young children? Where no firewall or filter works and even hard core porn is but a click away? And the naive belief that responsible parents can monitor their kids on computers 24/7? Could it be the movies like "American Pie" that made the term 'MILF" seem oh so funny and acceptable?

I'm not a prude. Who could enjoy reading Ace and Protein Wisdom and Beautiful Atrocities and be a prude? But I am adult. The line between the adult world and the kid's world has been blurred badly and we all need to take a good look at that.

"Stephen" is the poster boy for all that we are doing wrong to protect our children in this society. We might all do well to try to figure a way out of this mess before it just gets worse.