I was sitting on a bench off the major pathway enjoying a cigarette and your little girl, maybe about 12-13, passed me and gave me a long glare for about 5 minutes.
I did a mock glare back that made her turn bright red and hide in her hands. I was talking about how she was a little young to be so judgmental and maybe she shouldn't walk around glaring at people when you passed just behind her. She was shrinking away from us, clearly not expecting someone to talk back. And did you talk to us about her? No. Not even to defend her and say "well she doesn't like the smell of cigarette smoke." You totally ignored her embarrassment and us.
What the hell did you do? How is it you got a 12 year old to be like that? Throwing around the passive aggressive bullshit but not willing to confront people when they call her out. And you, you didn't call us out either.
I'm a considerate smoker. There was no one around when I lit up and I wasn't exactly sitting in the middle of the pathway. I deliberately got out of the way so I wasn't smoking in people's faces. I do this stuff all the time because I want to be respectful of others.
Obviously you're not raising your little brat to be the same way. I dread to think what she's going to be like in high school in a few years. Probably not a bully, but definitely some snide little mean girl. Good job parents.
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