I can’t imagine why it would.

I don’t default to using my kneejerk, emotional reactions as barometers for the morality of other consenting adults’ sexual preferences, regardless of how foreign they may be to me.

If you are inclined to learn about it, as I was, there’s no shortage of light pieces written about how the Daddy/Little subset of BDSM kink isn’t about literal parental relationships or pedophilia, but about dominance and submission, which is a pretty common variant/preference among healthy adults.

If I sought to learn more and found that it did indicate some form of pedophilia, you would be legit in wondering how it wouldn’t “turn my stomach”.

Luckily, in the same way that I don’t think my dad is being a pedophilic perv when he says to my step-mom, “Baby, can you grab me some Rolaids at the store?”, I’m not inclined to make a moral judgement about any consensual, sexual relationship that has nothing to do with me.

In short, I tend to err on the side of not judging as bad (or good) consensual sexual relationships that are not recognized as problematic or oppressive and, quite frankly, are none of my damn business.

Mama, writer, lover, fighter — I wear my heart on my sleeve because my pants pockets are too small. www.ajkaywriter.com

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