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I Am Stricter Than My Parents Were

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    I wish my own parents had been stricter in

    teaching me Christian morals and behaviour and I hope to give my own children much more positive and clear guidance. I believe it a parents duty to explain morality to children and to encourage them to behave properly, to be polite and from a Christian perspective to reject...
    MrsSThomas MrsSThomas 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 15, 2014

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    I started as a spanker at age 14 looking

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    christlerscott christlerscott 56-60, M 3 Responses Oct 21, 2014

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    Strict parents raise sneaky children!

    !!! My mum was a teacher and was quite strict and negative thinking My dad on the other hand was extremely cool and would talk my mum around to anything even lie for me I'm a lot closer to my dad and I don't get on with my mum and she regrets this now But it's true what they...
    Turtleisland97 Turtleisland97 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 15, 2014

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    I am a parent. I'm shocked at how most parents

    I know have no rules at the house or anyplace else. Their kids runaround and played 24/7 At my house playtime is earned, it's not just given to my daughter. She has homework, her chores, Reading time, etc. If she is good and she's earned it she gets to play. Rule are important...
    DoMyBest DoMyBest 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 3

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    I Am A Strict Older Brother

    I just feel have to protect my little sis considered now there a lot of things danger her? She is 15 and I am afraid something bad happened to her, so I didn't allowed her to wear provocative outfit, no short if she want to go by public transport , and I do selective in her boy...
    Rhyinlander Rhyinlander 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 13, 2013

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    As a stepmother who married into a stricter

    family, I've tried very hard to provide consistency for my stepdaughter. She's 11 now. Other strict parents have suggested ways that I could tighten certain rules and behaviors, but I wonder if she might be too old to make things stricter than she's been used to. Does anyone...
    Annie1899 Annie1899 26-30, F 18 Responses Feb 1

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    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 hr ago

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    Here's another classic example of how animals are better than people. I cam home from a day working at Silverwood Theme Park, and I had nearly collapsed from stress and anxiety...
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    So a couple of days ago I got in big time trouble again. After schooldays I am supposed to be home around 3 pm. Usually our house caretaker picks me up, or my dad. But Tuesday...
    JacyTexasGirl JacyTexasGirl 18-21, F 6 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend is a year younger than me and is currently getting ready for his final year of A levels. From the word go his parents have been incredibly strict. School is all they...
    tinyheart8888 tinyheart8888 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I have dinner with my parents are their friends' families. Their friends have children and most of them is younger than me, but one of them is a bit older than me. After...
    Acrylic19 Acrylic19 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I just turned 18 and my parents scream at me everyday to get a job. ( I quit my last job a couple of months ago. I don't borrow money from my parents or even eat their food.) I...
    TotallyMe34 TotallyMe34 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My mom and dad divorced when I was 11. but that does not affect my life. my mom and dad didn't live together since I was 3 or 4 years old due to some crisis and I stayed with mom...
    ThePreciousMe ThePreciousMe 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I need some input of other experienced parents. My daughter is having a difficult time at the moment, disobeying and testing her limits. Until now after a spanking she has always...
    kidsarethejoyoflife kidsarethejoyoflife 46-50, F 16 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm an interracial adoptee from Africa, adopted by a white family. These last few years I've been thinking about the stories my adoptive parents have told me about what happened...
    Tearystar1027 Tearystar1027 18-21 3 days ago

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    My parents spanked me very often growing up, even until I turned 18. I'm in college now and I miss my parents so much :(
    Chase979797 Chase979797 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    (First of all, it saddens me to know that there are so many groups about bad parents or bad relationships with them. But what was I expecting?) I'm really glad that my parents...
    lucideity lucideity 16-17 1 Response 5 days ago

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    my dad just made me feel guilty about apparently eating to much. we have lik litterally no money right now and we where at the crocierie store and he said we had only 100$ to...
    dathglas dathglas 13-15, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    The child who is more likely not to accept that their parents questioning them is important, or irrelevant, is a neglected child, and has learnt the true significance in being...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    It's late at night here but I can't sleep because my parents just hit me a bunch :( I've got a little bit of a cough right now so I started coughing when I was in bed and I guess...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 28

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    China's top legislature has been asked to make more efforts to combat water pollution nationwide following an investigation that found 15.5 percent of cities had drinking water...
    decantercentrifuge decantercentrifuge 22-25, F Aug 27

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    My parents divorced this year. Part of me is like, "Thank God!" and the other part is like "Oh, Why me?" My mom blames it on Dad, and Dad blames it on mom. They'd argue to the...
    validice validice 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 27

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    Except for today... I am not a shopper. I dread shopping malls like I dreaded mushy vegetables as a child. Perhaps it is because I grew up the child of parents who both survived...
    badassgirrrl badassgirrrl 41-45, F 7 Responses Aug 27

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    I am new to Experience Project and have a serious question to ask about discipline. I have 2 daughters age 6 and 8. Up until this point we have only been swatting their backside if...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Aug 26

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    By society's rules I don't deserve a wife due to the fact that I still live with my parent. Its hard to imagine anything else in my life. I'm caught up in the matrix. Matrix is...
    Noology19 Noology19 26-30 Aug 26

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    I searched through experiences and I think this makes the most sense to me though my parents are alive. My mom and dad did horrific things to me and I can't express the suffering...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    The Big "D" Word. Yes, my parents are divorced, but I'm glad that they were mature and adult about it and didn't go out and constantly bash each other and everything or ever make...
    FR3DR1CKA FR3DR1CKA 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    God, Thank you for the closed doors. Thank you for not allowing me to settle for second best. God, Everytime i thought i was rejected from something good, You were re-directing...
    Jhayz Jhayz 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    Time for more rants about how bad my parents are woohoo. So basically my actions are with the best intentions but more often than not, my parents are able to freaking find a way to...
    Sorren Sorren 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M Aug 22

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    I really want to kill myself. My life is going on horribly. My mother has psychotic depression, she has been on an affair for 9 years & has just recently stopped after being...
    mangoseed mangoseed 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Hi my name is Valarie Montoya and I have a big butt. In fact, I have the largest butt in my entire school (including teachers). At my school I'm known as the "popular" kid and the...
    ValarieMontoya ValarieMontoya 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    The cane and belt were used a lot by most parents when i was growing up. I wonder what has replaced them as there seemed to be a great reliance on those methods.
    Memoriesofthecane Memoriesofthecane 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I've read most of the posts on here. Could anyone maybe take 2 minutes to answer some questions? 1. What is the purpose of spanking them bare vs clothed? Wouldn't that just...
    rcl725 rcl725 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 20

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    So I told my parents that I liked tickling and I like to be tickled. So they were chill with it. So on a Monday night we have family night and my mom and dad get to choose the...
    Altickler Altickler 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 20

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    There is a lot more to disciplining kids than just spanking them when they screw up, although that is a very necessary part. Another is not spoiling them. When I was little, I knew...
    pagandad pagandad 66-70, M Aug 19

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    My mom and I got into a fight and hadn't talked in almost 3 weeks. Sunday she busts into my room telling me how I was being disrespectful during the fight even though the fight was...
    blackroses75 blackroses75 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I lost both my parents when I was very young I was eight years old they were killed in a car accident by a drunk driver. Thankfully my older brother took me in and race me and turn...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 18

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    They divorced when I was 15. It sucked because in the middle of the school year, I had to move out of our nice 3-bedroom house to a small studio with just my mom. My brother was...
    hiddenkitty hiddenkitty 18-21, F Aug 18

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    Well honestly i understand how bad I treated them in the end and left them and if your still reading this I do still look at what's going on with your life... Anyway to Lierine I...
    damnitsover damnitsover 16-17, M Aug 18

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    If my parents gave a damn about me, if they were encouraging. I would have been a completely different person. I am here to get a friend. I want to someone to care for me. But why...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 17

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