"I've got sisters, it's all good!": Mom's heartfelt post thanking young man who gave sweater to daughter to cover period stain
The mom thanked the boy profusely in the post and said she wanted to share the story because "we hear so many bad things about today's youth."
In a story that has become viral on various social platforms this previous week, a thankful US-based mom expressed her appreciation for a boy who helped her daughter out from a potentially awkward situation without making a fuss about it.
Posting on a Facebook page called "Gurgaon Moms," the mother wrote how her daughter had suddenly gotten her first period while on a bus journey which resulted in her staining the back of her pants. Luckily, this young man at the scene noticed immediately and decided to unselfishly lend a helping hand.
"My daughter started her period on the bus ride home today," the mother wrote in the post. "A boy a year older than her… that she doesn’t really know… pulled her aside and whispered in her ear that she had a stain on the back of her pants."
She said that the boy then willingly took off his sweater to give it to her so she could save herself from further embarrassment.
"He gave her his sweater to tie around her waist so she could walk home off of the bus...," she wrote, revealing that her daughter initially did not want to accept the sweater. But the young man insisted that she take it, reportedly telling her, "I have sisters, it's all good!"
She went on to thank the boy's mother for raising such a thoughtful son and said that his kind act had helped her realize that there were many compassionate young people out in the world, despite the current narrative and the "bad things" that are said about today's youth.
"If you are this boy’s Mom… I want to say thank you and that you are raising him right!!" she wrote as she closed off her heartfelt thank you. "We hear so many bad things about today’s youth, and I wanted to share something positive!"
While the boy's identity remained unknown, several netizens took to praise his actions, with one even calling him "the hero we deserve." The overwhelming opinion was that this was how parents should raise their sons and daughters, with one commenter writing, "What an awesome kid. This highlights the importance of teaching boys about girls bodies, and vice versa. Understanding engenders compassion."
Another similarly posted, "I am guessing neither your daughter nor the boy are very old, maybe around 15. It would be so tempting to make fun of her. And even if not that, very awkward to have this conversation with a stranger. He must have been awfully nice for your daughter to react how she did. I have a feeling your daughter made a friend for life."