Posted: 14 May 2011 at 4:45pm | IP Logged
Wow, heights of overreacting people. I didn't find this whole drama to be THAT big a deal, that we should be worrying about the influence on the kids and all that!
Seriously, Atul was traumatized
Umm, ok then.
I think Atul was crying because he genuinely felt bad for Jai. Obviously he would have that attachment for Jai by now. And I think Atul just felt bad that Jai was in such a situation. It was an unfortunate incident to happen overall, but I think it would be a huge overstatement to say that Jai was being a bad influence on Atul now. Seriously, come on!
If anything, I think it's actually good that the kids got to witness such a situation. I don't think we should be hiding kids from these kinds of things also. These kids aren't that young either. What happened today was an emotional moment more than anything else. These kinds of situations are pretty human I think. They allow to react with compassion, understanding and maturity. Isn't the whole point of making mistakes to learn from them? And the bonding that will come out of this incident is going to be stronger than ever I think. Which will be good for the kids overall no? I think these kinds of experiences are what make you stronger actually. Able to deal with things in the future.
And at the end of the day, it really wasn't that big a deal also. Jai simply got carried away with his emotions. Yes, he screwed up. We all do. And then he apologized. End of story.