Why to Rethink Forcing Your Kids to Hug Relatives - NBC4 Washington

    Why to Rethink Forcing Your Kids to Hug Relatives

    The Girls Scouts are telling families that parents should not force their children to hug or kiss anyone, as it can confuse them about consent. "We really do have to reinforce that a girl has the right to say -- any child has the right to say -- when and where someone is going to enter their personal space," Dr. Aeva Gaymon-Doomes said. (Published Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017) The Girls Scouts are telling families that parents should not force their children to hug or kiss anyone, as it can confuse them about consent. See More