Do you think that those are the only two options? I am not most people but I think it is preferable to leave him alone or seek the advice of a professional.I think most people would agree that my "rationalized response" was preferable to beating him with a stick!
So, wait until he turns 12. Why the rush? At 11 he is old enough to at least have some say in the matter.Well, according to Scripture a boy is not considered old enough to be responsible for his actions until the age of 12.
I do not think that most societies would agree that you did the responsible thing. Do most societies say you should circumcise an 11 year old for masturbating?And today, most societies agree that parents are responsible for their children until they are 18.
What are the implications? It is your understanding of the implications that I question.Eleven is far too young to understand all the implications surrounding this issue, don't you think?
Then dedicate yourself to God not sacrifice your son to God.I do like the idea of dedication to God.
And you think that removing his foreskin is going to curtail his interest? Did you find any credible contemporary research to back up your assumption? There is all kinds of stuff readily available with the a click. It is not something I have to worry about so I have not looked into it but I would be very surprised if the opinions of professionals included circumcision as a way of dealing with it.There was lots of porn including ones depicting strange fetishes …
I suppose none of this really matters anymore. What’s been done can’t be undone.