Thoughts on cv19 and family relationships


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Old 02-12-22, 01:31 PM
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Thoughts on cv19 and family relationships

Without starting a debate - my mom has 2 grandkids she absolutely adores, they are 10 and 8. Vaccinated and attend a school, their mom is a nurse and is around people the majority of the day in a hospital. My mom is fully vaccinated/boosted etc.. Every time she visits her grandkids she has to stay outside and wear a mask. To me this is domestic abuse but what do i know. Any thoughts on this situation or similar?
 
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Old 02-12-22, 01:47 PM
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Seems like a double standard and is kind of extreme. But bottom line is that it's her house, her rules.

I was vaccinated and boosted and I usually wear a mask but got covid anyway and gave it to my wife. It's a pandemic. I went around for 4 days before I even knew I had it. That's why people are encouraged by the CDC to wear masks. People are spreading it and don't even know it.
 
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Old 02-12-22, 01:53 PM
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Because the mom is so close to the problem she tends to overreact. I have a similar problem with a daughter in-law. She is super careful to afault
 
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Old 02-12-22, 01:56 PM
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Sounds like their precautions are for your Mom's protection. Even fully vaccinated she may be vulnerable (or they think she may be) due to age or other medical factors. They are in daily situations that expose them more to possible infection than your Mom probably is and they do not want to infect her.
 
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Old 02-12-22, 02:00 PM
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Great point. I've avoided going to my mom and dad's place for the last few weeks for the same reason. To me it was just like a bad cold or sinus infection. But it could kill them if I happened to give it to them. And I know how I would feel if I thought I was the one who gave it to them.
 
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Old 02-12-22, 02:38 PM
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It's not abuse, but it is to an extreme. Using a mask and staying 6 feet away should be confidence enough to allow them to be indoors. You can't stop living altogether.
 
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Old 02-12-22, 02:45 PM
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I personally wouldn’t make her stay outside, but everyone is different. I guess she’s being overly cautious. As a nurse I imagine she sees more than the rest of us.
 
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