2009-07-02 / Community News
Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson
Certain Childhood Behaviors Are Nothing To Be Ashamed About
QUESTION: My four-year-old has recently "discovered" his penis and seems rather preoccupied with it. Do you think it's unusual or sinful for him to fondle himself so much? DR. DOBSON: The answer to both of your questions is an emphatic no! Unintentional (or even intentional) self-arousal in young children, specifically boys, is neither unusual nor sinful.
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