scouts-l Mail Archive for November of 1999: Re: the wall
Mon Nov 01 1999 - 14:34:00 CST
My response would be just the opposite.
I would spend increased time with my son while still continuing
to do my Scouter activities. I enjoy doing it as much for the other
boys, and for _myself_, that I would continue to do it without the
active participation of my son. Just as I contribute to the school
PTA and the neighborhood assoc. group and other activities that
have value to me and my community.
> From: Jack Young <youngjack@HOTMAIL.COM>
> Subject: the wall
> I've been very active in scouting for 3 years now as a webelos den
> fund raiser and scoutmaster. All of a sudden my son is saying that he
> doesn't want to be in scouts and he wants one on one time with me.
> he probably has been giving me clues about this but I've not been paying
> attention. This makes me wonder if i've been doing it for him or for my
> The answer seems clear.
> So I've let my troop comm chair know that I am resigning and my son seems
> greatly releived and down right happy to have more time with me. I'm
> flattered and I know I am doing the right thing for my family but I am
> troubled about this as well.
> Has anyone else made this journey? Got any comments?