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Parenting was just never going to be my thing. I just never had a yearning for. And that was just based on the basics of parenting.

Now when I hear tales about children and their disturbing behavior, I'm even more appreciative of my decision.

I've watched enough Dateline NBC to spot the red flags of a budding serial killer. No thank you, I already spend a fair share of time dodging adult psychos running around the streets.

I don't to sleep with one eye open because of a three year old.

Redditor u/Jayhawk_00 wanted to hear about the kids that maybe are just a little less perfect and little more creepy by asking:

Parents of Reddit, what is the most disturbing thing your child has done?
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Only someone who's been the older sibling knows the subtle struggles thrust upon a person forced into that role.

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Ah, to be a child again. Except not if you have strict parents. Like my dad, for example--because I was the oldest child, I basically existed as the “experiment", so lots of weird disciplinary decisions were made that my younger sister never had to go through.

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In days of yore, parents took what would be considered extreme methods of disciplinary action on misbehaving children.

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Having a baby can be a very exciting time, but also very nerve racking for first time parents. Especially for new dads, who may feel left out of the parenting conversation.

Though, it's actually critical for the child's development to have a positive connection with their children. Having a father figure can help develop emotional regulation skills, cognitive behavioral function, and general health and well-being.

Well, how does a dad really do that? Redditor spektorboi wanted advice from real dads who have been through those early, critical stages of development with their kids.

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