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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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    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 19 Responses Feb 1

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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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    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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    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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    kimalee77 kimalee77 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    Hello I am just being curious here. I am not a parent at all but I was spanked when I was younger. I just wondered if it was a widespread practise or if my mother was either: a...
    helensusanswift helensusanswift 18-21, F 14 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I am more scared of my parents getting old than I am of myself ageing. Time seems to be flying by and every year that goes by obviously means we are all getting older. The...
    sunnyday24 sunnyday24 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This is my life: I'm 17 and I would really like to leave home right now. I can't talk to my parents about anything I've been arguing with them nonstop since probably the 7th grade...
    mjkw mjkw 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Instead of trying to get me or my siblings back after being put in foster care my mother enjoyed her new-found independence sans children. She met and married my now deceased...
    Aries323 Aries323 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Here's my experience of being a victim of parental favouritism. I'm considered to be inferior in comparison with my sibling. Although He's no match against me in every aspect, I've...
    kebabrolls kebabrolls 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I got in trouble! I am staying at my uncles place now because my parents are on their own trip. My uncle is an army veteran. He was captain of a special forces team in Afghanistan...
    taylorcollison taylorcollison 18-21, F 15 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am so scared when my parents fight, to me it's the most scariest thing on earth. Out of the middle of no where they can just start yelling at each other. I just had lunch and...
    unknowngirlonline unknowngirlonline 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Why is is that no matter what i do i am never good enough for my parents. Everything that happens is my fault, no matter what it is. I am even blamed for the way my brothers turned...
    darkfairy98 darkfairy98 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    My situation is pretty much like others here. 27 years ago, I was in an abusive relationship when I found out I was pregnant with my son. It wasn't until then that I realized his...
    SharonanJay SharonanJay 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    I am almost 20 years old. I grew up with strict muslim parents who always had my under their thumb. I wasn't allowed to go on sleepovers because "that was against the religion". I...
    chemluv chemluv 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    We all know having parents is important to our development. But its really sad when society brainwashes us to believe our self worth is defined by our parents or the lack thereof...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I have posted here before. I have been estranged from my only daughter for some time now, and have no contact with my grandchildren. I had been following my own advice: trying...
    Tiralynn Tiralynn 61-65, F 5 days ago

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    I think the problem is, a lot of times, parents don't try to understand. I don't think mine ever do. There's a video by a YouTuber called SuliBreaks, called "Parents are the...
    TheOpeningViolinist TheOpeningViolinist 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Sleepovers then and now Why is it sleepovers often end with sore bottoms? The simple answer if that when girls get together for a sleepover they often get so excited and hyper the...
    littlescamp littlescamp 41-45, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    As we all know, going to the movie theater can be very VERY expensive. Yesterday, I decided to take my 3 brothers to watch a movie. Just the tickets, was over $35. + popcorn, sodas...
    LRRReee LRRReee 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I wish I had a better family that's understandable and more.car8ng than.my parents.... I wish my mother was not that crazy and would never got a divorce from my father and stopped...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    I wish I had a better family that's understandable and more.car8ng than.my parents.... I wish my mother was not that crazy and would never got a divorce from my father and stopped...
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    I am separated and moved back in with my parents. At a family event, my aunt asked about my husband's where about. I told her, he was not invited (as a joke). Assuming , she knew...
    macabre00 macabre00 26-30, F a week ago

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    A little background info first I am 24 years old, Hispanic, and come from a very traditional and very much practicing catholic family. Oh and I have a fear of confrontation. My...
    lnj1112 lnj1112 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    After many years on my own, mistakes, bad relationships, failed marriage and bad financial decisions, my daughter and I find ourselves living with my father again. We were...
    BebeMac BebeMac 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    my parents are strict for sure, but i dunno. half my friends are "grounded" all the time for something or other that it makes me think my parents are pretty fair most times. Plus...
    trish95 trish95 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    Thank god I live in Florida, its legal here. I don't hit them but I certainly spank mine. Spanking is not the same as hitting a child. When I here someone try to make the...
    baldeaglemomm baldeaglemomm 31-35, F 26 Responses Jul 19

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    Hi. Sorry I haven't posted in a while. My parents took away all of my electronics and I just got them back tonight. It was a horrible week for me. I will just tell you about what...
    soccergalxd soccergalxd 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 18

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    As a child growing in a predominantly Asian family, we were expected to be extremely docile, obedient and submissive. So you can imagine the horror of my parents when I openly...
    Roo1999 Roo1999 13-15 Jul 18

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    They are just bittter and rude and hateful. My step dad is just straight an ******* because he always talks sarcastic and says the most rudest ****, but the worst part is he's a...
    Waqasauce01 Waqasauce01 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    Hii. This might sound crazy,you can blame it all on me but its the truth. My parents make me really suicidal. I can't live anymore like this. They repeatedly say that I'm a failure...
    falloutmcr falloutmcr 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Ok before I start this I want to tell you guys that this is going to be a wall of text so sit back and get comfortable. Now let's start with what a werewolf is because people still...
    aztecwolf aztecwolf 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 17

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    Whatever I do is never enough. So yesterday was Parent-Teacher Day and the last day of school and my last day as a Year 10 student. I was feeling very optimistic about it as my...
    MikoDreamz MikoDreamz 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I am writing this is the hope it may help someone else. I completely forgot I had this account until I received an email which led to me to my first and only post back in 2013...
    rose24785 rose24785 22-25, F Jul 15

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    I have twin girls 5 years old there mom left when they were born what is the best way to spank at there age please pm me
    daddyoftwins5 daddyoftwins5 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    In need of some advice once again. This week my best friends two kids are staying with me while she is away on a business trip. Her daughters are 8 and 14. My 4 year old laid down...
    KennedyRose KennedyRose 26-30, F 8 Responses Jul 14

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    Quote: The Hottest Place in Hell is hold for those , who remain Neutral when in times of need a Voice to Rise. Dante.. Divine Comedy. Well it is not my Believe. It is what I...
    Greenlondon Greenlondon 41-45, F Jul 14

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    I Have No Name. Let me start by telling about my family's history. Before i was born, my dad found my mom through an internet service. Soon they were married, but my mom wanted a...
    LifeWithoutCheese LifeWithoutCheese 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Hey everyone. I'm 19 years old... The oldest ... & a Hispanic girl if that makes a difference or not. For years since as far as I could remember yearning for some sort of...
    TheLifeOfMe1 TheLifeOfMe1 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Rather than telling my parents that I've known my entire life I'm telling a friend that I've known for 3 years
    Vicecream Vicecream 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 10