I Am Not My Parents

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 128 People

    No Thank You.

    My mom believes a good life is one where you are financially successful. I believe that a good life is one where you are happy. I got fussed at for changing my major from Computer Science to Philosophy. Philosophy makes me happy. I got fussed at when I said I wanted to work at...
    saraht0ga saraht0ga
    22-25
    Feb 16, 2011
    Jawzenator Jawzenator
    36-40, M
    Sep 8, 2014

    Father

    the only parent that I know and still have is my dad, I dont look like him, we dont look like father and son, we dont act like father and son, I dont even believe that he realized I still live, maybe he realize, becouse we lived 2gether foe 20 years in same roof, am there in...
    staticonveyor staticonveyor
    22-25, M
    Jan 12, 2011

    My parents will force me to do something

    because they themselves think it's right. And that forces kids to rebel and then parents will ask why you act like a brat like they're stupid. You can't force something upon a child just because you believe it to be true. What if your child doesn't believe so?! Then what? Your...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 26, 2014

    I Hope I Wont Be

    My parents were always so dependent on me. I had to grow up at such an early age. They used me as their walking translator since the age of five. Most of the time I didn't mind it, but sometimes it frankly got on my nerves. I was the one who always had to fill out paperwork out...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick
    22-25
    2 Responses Jan 12, 2011

    Dad.

    I am not my Dad. I may look like him, but I will never be him. I am capable of showing love, unlike him, and I will show for as long as I can. When I have children I will spend time with them, I will listen to them and I will relate to them. I will not be to busy with my job...
    talkinggoats talkinggoats
    16-17, F
    1 Response Aug 4, 2010

    Differences

    I love my parents dearly, they have been there for me during many difficult times in my life. However I am not my parents. My parents have this view of the world that's like their way is the only right way of doing things. If I attempt to do things on my own in a manner that...
    IvoryTapestry IvoryTapestry
    26-30, F
    Jun 2, 2012
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