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I Am Stricter Than My Parents Were

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 174 People

    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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    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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    So, I'm not a parent yet,

    but I am a lot more disciplining with children than my parents were with me. I know what I did to exploit my parents so I can see it coming from younger kids. I just wish my parents had been stricter with me sometimes. Taught me some discipline, etc. Would have been nice.
    JohnVBlackburn JohnVBlackburn 18-21, M 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 2 days ago

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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 13 Responses Feb 1

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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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    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 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 15, 2014

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    I suffered from physical and mental abuse all the way through my childhood and even adolescence. My parents were very disturbed characters, they didn't get on with each other...
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    My parents were both dead before I turned 30. I guess I should count myself lucky that I had them for most of my life — I'm only 34 at the time of this writing. Regardless, I...
    avium avium 31-35, M Feb 9

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    My parents were divorced when I was a child.
    jacobnc jacobnc 41-45, M Feb 22

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    My mother divorced my father when I was about 4. I am 22 now. I kept asking her when I was little, why she split with Dad, and she kept saying because she hated him. I love him...
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I would... although l have many acquaintances and enjoy chatting with them, like others l have a few close friends, whom l can discuss anything with, no holds barred...you know who...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    My parents got a divorce before I turned one. My mom wanted to stay sober and my dad relapsed. I lived with my grandmother and father consistently until I was five years old. My...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 21 Responses Feb 20

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    Parents that won't hold their babies hand on a busy street, infuriate me
    oopsusernameistaken oopsusernameistaken 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I feel like I just need to let this out... I have a lot of pent up issues and frustrations with my parents that I've never really expressed to anyone. The other day, some simple...
    astro00 astro00 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 20

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    When I was little, my twin sister and I were BEST friends, (Her name is Nevaeh) even though we did have our "small" issues now and then. Before Nevaeh and I started kindergarten...
    HeavenElizabeth6262 HeavenElizabeth6262 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    When does discipline overstep the line and turn into abuse? Having talked to a few people on here, who were brought up in a similar fashion to me, and also some of the younger ones...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 41 Responses Feb 22

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    I grew up in a very strict household. Not allowed to go to a friend's house, the park or the mall. Was dropped off and picked up by my dad in high school AND college. Was not...
    CGA1982 CGA1982 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I am seriously considering cutting off all contact with my parents, they are both emotionally abusive drunks who have nothing better to do with their time than berate me on weekly...
    Kwreka89 Kwreka89 22-25, M Feb 15

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    I posted an experience on here a while back, it was about how much my parents have decided to try control my life and have resulted in ruining it, and basically this is the sequel...
    moonscapemonoxide moonscapemonoxide 18-21, F Feb 25

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    I'm so tired of my parents fighting.We were a happy family until my mom migrated to canada but she's planning to get us to but 8 years has passed and until now were still here in...
    allea allea 13-15 1 Response Feb 24

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    I need help!! I lied to my parents about college! Well the story goes like this, I decided to go to college far way home, but you know it wasn't were I wanna go, it was only my...
    Bella1314 Bella1314 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    So I'm 15, so is my boyfriend. His parents are devout Christians and are sooooo perfect and holy, yet they've both cheated like 2+ times. His parents hate me. And for no reason...
    lucajayx3 lucajayx3 13-15, F Feb 7

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    So I'm 15, so is my boyfriend. His parents are devout Christians and are sooooo perfect and holy, yet they've both cheated like 2+ times. His parents hate me. And for no reason...
    lucajayx3 lucajayx3 13-15, F Feb 7

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    He hates them too. So I'm 15, so is my boyfriend. His parents are devout Christians and are sooooo perfect and holy, yet they've both cheated like 2+ times. His parents hate me...
    lucajayx3 lucajayx3 13-15, F Feb 7

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    So I'm 15, so is my boyfriend. His parents are devout Christians and are sooooo perfect and holy, yet they've both cheated like 2+ times. His parents hate me. And for no reason...
    lucajayx3 lucajayx3 13-15, F Feb 7

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    I know that I have not discussed it here but I am now in a loving relationship with an older man. I still have my own apartment but I stay over at his house more often than not...
    teresasimpson teresasimpson 22-25, F 16 Responses Feb 8

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    Growl: Ever since I was a child, I've been able to growl/roar in a very interesting manner. Recently I've searched the internet for videos of people growling, but only one was...
    Wulfii Wulfii 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    KenziY KenziY 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    My parents divorced when I was 12, I am 20 now. I will be 21 in July. People are always so shocked when I tell them I'm the child of divorced parents even if it was nearly 10yrs...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 Feb 22

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    For that year in 6th grade. You were just supposed to watch over the 6, 7, and 8th graders be our 'bodyguard'. But you risked your job by buying us pizza just because we were all...
    outcasterforever outcasterforever 13-15, F Feb 23

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    Its been a while since i posted a topic here on EP. I was a long time member of EP although i left EP sometime ago and just recently came back again. I can say that EP has helped...
    happysha17 happysha17 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    Honestly if it weren't for my grandma I don't think I would be able to fight through everything that is going on with my parents and I. She talks me through things, gives me advice...
    CheerleaderEm CheerleaderEm 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    Okay, so its 39-40 degrees today and all i want to do is go to the beach, have a swim and drink some lemon lime bitters-because IT IS HOT. But my parents, because they are so over...
    crazydoughnut123 crazydoughnut123 13-15, F Feb 8

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    I want to say this as a teen whose dad regularly applies the belt to my backside. I admire parents who still uses cp I know lots of ppl put you down, but most the time children...
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 16 Responses Feb 21

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    One day I was eating chips and watching tv when my little sister came to me and told me she grew, she told me to stand up so we could compare heights. I stood up and we were the...
    shorty20032 shorty20032 26-30, F Feb 22

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    Irresponsible,Narcissistic,and Ignorant-To the so called parents who swear they gave and did too much I say you did NOTHING and seriously need to QUIT fronting already! I don't...
    MimsatheQuiet MimsatheQuiet 18-21, F Feb 11

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    I ain't gonna tolerate this sh*t no more. My parents caught me f*cking 4 punk chicks in an o-r-g-y. They were out but returned sooner. They are stupid azz strict asian parents...
    AsianHunk2015 AsianHunk2015 22-25, M 10 Responses Feb 12

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