I Am the Best Parent I Can Be

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    I have gotten drunk with them. I went to hooters with them ( my parents hate the restaurant but we would go anyway and see if they would find out lol) one time hooters wouldn't let...
    Niceguy890 Niceguy890
    26-30, M
    a week ago
    I havee. I can't say they are my best friends now, but when they were, oh boy did we do some stupid stuff! I think it's only right I end my time here on EP with a positive, fun...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1
    16-17, M
    Apr 20
    both of my parent's are pretty big!
    claire132003 claire132003
    13-15, F
    Apr 20
    I was homeschooled through high school and I was raised by elderly relatives and separate from my brother. I grew up in a lower-middle class environment and was sheltered and as a...
    desertonion desertonion
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Apr 19
    I was in the car with my mom and dad driving home from eating out. I was telling a story about my best friend from earlier that day and then my mom tells my dad "____ is her gay...
    sxvenfxld sxvenfxld
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    So I'm 27 married with one toddler. We have lived on our own ever since graduating from high school in a different city because we went to college. Now we've graduated. I got...
    panda8944 panda8944
    26-30, F
    Apr 19
    I didn't want to be sappy but I figured, only two days left of EP, So **** it. It was the year I rejoined EP, I think it was 2014, I started talking to this other new girl...
    bflyboo14 bflyboo14
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 19
    i love my parents to death and im not a prone to depression type or struggling type or anything at all its just I NEED REASONS yes if my mom says no to something I can't hold my...
    123swimmergirl123 123swimmergirl123
    13-15, F
    Apr 19
    i fuccking hate my parents. like, for real thoooo. they are loike the worst parents in the whole world. i feel like they do not understand anything, that all they care about is...
    elenastruggling elenastruggling
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 18
    I am 17 and I still get spanked by my parents. My dad mostly spanks me. My spankings are Bare Butt, Over the Knee or bending over the Chair. I sometimes get it in public also. If...
    ChrisM98 ChrisM98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 18
    Today I was walking out the door to meet up with my dad. When a was about to leave I hear my mother talking on the phone with her friend. She was talking about me. She was saying...
    lostfollower lostfollower
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    I used to have strict parents and I miss them. Want to get new strict parents that want to treat me so I will be a good little boy which I am not for the past 2 years now. I need...
    McGowan50 McGowan50
    56-60, M
    Apr 16
    My parents don't let me go to the mall because "that's not what we do". -_- Ok mom. Ok.
    nevergoingtousethis nevergoingtousethis
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    Honestly there's so much I wanna say but I'm going to keep it as short as possible. I love people, of course there are some people I absolutely hate but I love people in general. I...
    WhyIsItSoHardToFindAUser WhyIsItSoHardToFindAUser
    13-15, F
    Apr 16
    I'm a Tired single parent but it's worth it !! 11.5 work days make dinner ,clean ,laundry and baseball games and baseball practice being a team mom getting all parents organized...
    MrsNeedit MrsNeedit
    41-45, F
    Apr 14
    I struggle day to day to not do it. I would go to my family, but I know what theyre gonna say. I would go to my friends, but I don't want to bother them, they might have more...
    CrazyfatCatLady CrazyfatCatLady
    18-21, F
    Apr 14
    How to tell my pastor parents that I don't really believe in God anymore? (with facts about the holes in the bible but with love)? My dad is the pastor and my mom is the co-pastor...
    DespicableTruth DespicableTruth
    22-25, F
    Apr 13
    My parents are good people. I was not abused or under appreciated. I am what symbolizes their hopes and dreams. They want me to enjoy a perfect life. Their* perfect life. I'm...
    soroi soroi
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 12
    Have you secretly dream of dreams that you shouldn't with your best friend? Have you have thoughts about her/him as more than a best friend? Do you picture the two of you as more...
    mysticalexis224 mysticalexis224
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 12
    I have neen preparing for court today as best I can after all this (which means I'm up sh!t creek without a paddle) and with no lawyer!!# Tomorrow, 1st thing, is chemo. 10 hours of...
    Likewise2 Likewise2
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Apr 12
    When i say i think they dont trust me im almost sure about it .at one point in my life im nkt sure they ever really did. I may be acting ridiculous about this but it is how i feel...
    breakinghope breakinghope
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 12
    I was a young, intelligent, motivated kid growing up aspiring to become a Computer Engineer. But as time passed, problems rose between my parents turning into dark days. I've been...
    SoulMadness SoulMadness
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 12
    Asian here. My parents immigrated from the East where there are many abusive parents, South Korea! My parents said they want me to enjoy whatever job I work, plus to live fully...
    cracked8urface cracked8urface
    18-21
    Apr 11
    I am a proud parent and mother of 6 children. I have 3 boys and 3 girls. All of my kids are now grown up and have moved on with their lives. All of my kids have remained in the...
    oldermaturemom oldermaturemom
    51-55, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    In 2015 I was diagnosed with Cushing's disease which was caused by a brain tumor. I had brain surgery on 20 July 2015. My best friend took leave the day of surgery and visited...
    Sanetvh Sanetvh
    41-45, F
    Apr 11
    My parents divorced in 2015. My senior year of HS. It's left me so emotionally messed up. My parents are tearing me apart. The stress they put me under has caused health problems...
    YoSavvyGirl YoSavvyGirl
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 10
    cigarette smoke is the best smelling smoke that you can ever have in your house my house is always thick with smoke all day long and it always smell really fantastic second hand...
    ilovesmoking1 ilovesmoking1
    18-21, M
    Apr 10
    Well I'm not really a nudist parent. I'm dating a wonderful woman, who has 2 great sons. They are 13 and 9. She has been raising them nude since birth. I'm lucky to have them. We...
    Funnudistguy78 Funnudistguy78
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Apr 10
    I just needed to vent, the girl ive had the biggest crush on rejected me a couple months ago, it sucks i thought id be over her by now but for some reason all that sadness of...
    Melbourne1992 Melbourne1992
    22-25, M
    Apr 10
    Good evening, I am a college student with a fraternal twin brother. Consider this a venting session and please advice is welcome. My mother is a full blown narcissist. We have to...
    Labradorowner22 Labradorowner22
    18-21, F
    Apr 9
    For not wanting to go to a friends house for hours whilst my parents wanted to go elsewhere. So my dad twisted/pinched my nose. Then smacked me in the head...a couple times...
    Ugnius2121 Ugnius2121
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 9
    I can be a best friend. ;) just ask my best friend... he'll confirm it! lol. wait, don't tell him I said this. He doesn't want to share me so... 0_0 ssshhh... hihi
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    When I was about 10, I met this guy who's around my age. years have passed, I still can't believe that this guy is my best friend. We have the same likes, we go to the same school...
    stracrossedvagabond stracrossedvagabond
    22-25, F
    Apr 9
    the worst punishment for me is when your parents leave this world when you still need them around cuz your not yet fully grown and they force you to make make it own your own.i...
    soul2squeez soul2squeez
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    Mom and dad, you're both such great parents yet you're so incredibly different from each other! Mom, you've always been the more strict parent. You taught me and sister...
    CarverReturns CarverReturns
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    It cannot be true. I still don’t believe it. But all the trouble I have been having has been caused by my mother. A source revealed. “The reason she won’t stick up...
    moyesp moyesp
    51-55
    Apr 8
    I want a best friend but I always avoid people who's close to me. I avoid them because I have that fear that they might rejected me. I always felt jealous when my closest friend...
    icesky icesky
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 8
    It's been almost one year since I met him. I had no idea this guy was going to change my entire life. We met in an online game. He first met the girl who was my best friend at that...
    Drakaria Drakaria
    18-21, F
    Apr 7
    my husband and I just became foster parents in February and have 3 girls right now a 16 yr old and twin 1.5 yr olds. never pictured myself being a foster parent and neither did my...
    bridgemanhippie bridgemanhippie
    22-25, F
    Apr 7
    Parenting is a full time job and at times it can be difficult and most of all very rewarding.... Don't let your children control you (situation or emotions). One day, you'll look...
    notAloneWithYou notAloneWithYou
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 6
    I AM GOING TO SAY EVERYTHING AND HOPEFULLY GET SOME FEEDBACK!!! I've known my bestfriend since forever along with her brother (my bestfriend is a year younger than me and the...
    Millyhelly Millyhelly
    16-17, F
    Apr 6
    Alcohol has been a big impact on my life. My dad was practically drinking everyday and then coming home late at night to have fights with me. One day he took it too far and tried...
    EllieeSealeyy666 EllieeSealeyy666
    16-17, F
    Apr 6
    Oh my God I'm so happy to find this group! I've been struggling with parental alienation for 2 years now. My son moved in with his father 2 years ago and life has been a complete...
    DanieGirl1 DanieGirl1
    31-35
    Apr 5
    Oh my God I'm so happy to find this group! I've been struggling with parental alienation for 2 years now. My son moved in with his father 2 years ago and life has been a complete...
    DanieGirl1 DanieGirl1
    31-35
    Apr 5
    My son will be 17 tomorrow and it blows my mind to think he's the same age I was when I became pregnant with him. I have struggled with what is called parental alienation with him...
    DanieGirl1 DanieGirl1
    31-35
    Apr 5
    do not trust parents when they give you a new cell
    sly99 sly99
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Apr 4
    They don't fight often, my parents actually get on really, really well. When they do fight and I can hear it, it just really bothers me. I know that they can't always get along and...
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100
    13-15, F
    Apr 4
    Obama admits his drone wars across 2 continents have killed innocent civilians (something that has been common knowledge for the past three years).  According to Obozo...
    ThePowerbroker ThePowerbroker
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 3
    I created a brand new website called Choose Your Parents which was created to help you find the ideal relationship to support you as an adult child or parent. Instead of struggling...
    jsw548 jsw548
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Apr 3
    I created a brand new website called Choose Your Parents which was created to help you find the ideal relationship to support you as an adult child or parent. Instead of struggling...
    jsw548 jsw548
    51-55, M
    Apr 3
    I created a brand new website called Choose Your Parents which was created to help you find the ideal relationship to support you as an adult child or parent. Instead of struggling...
    jsw548 jsw548
    51-55, M
    Apr 3
    I can't say this to anyone I meet - I haven't been exposed to mothers and when I had friends that close I wasn't around their parents. When i walk in the street shop in the market...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 2
    I got spanked yesterday for make-up.. I was allowed to go to a party on Friday night, with a curfew at 9 PM. So I was preparing myself for the party, doing my make-up. My parents...
    HaileyTexas14 HaileyTexas14
    18-21, F
    11 Responses Apr 2
    I just read an article about parents beating there child to death. http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/7042400/Heroin-addict-mum-and-boyfriend-tied-up-little-girl-in-closet...
    jellybean113 jellybean113
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 2
    I hear a lot of stories on the news about how parents should restrict their child's screen time or how they control their lives. I grew up in the 90's and 2000's. My parents never...
    CeboMcDebo CeboMcDebo
    22-25, M
    Apr 2
    I have lost both of my parents in the last 3 years and it has been a struggle for me. I never thought it would be tough but it is. I feel like most people have no idea what it is...
    Hockeyfight Hockeyfight
    46-50, M
    Apr 2
    We grow up waiting for our life to begin, constantly wanting more, constantly wishing for the future, and eventually, almost too suddenly we are in our 20s, the best years of our...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 1
    Even the best of friends drift apart. The thing I fear for but I think is happening. She found her love and I couldn't be and happier for her. She said she's in a better situation...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 31
    Hi! I'm christal, from philippines. 15 years old. I'm looking for a bestfriend who will always there for me no matter what happens. Who will not judge me. A Weird, Otaku(i love...
    Iwantbestfriend Iwantbestfriend
    13-15, F
    Mar 30
    Jesus Christ I'm so tired of being at war with my self in my head man!!! I am not a pshyco like I sure am acting like right now but I DO know I'm boarder line close to driving my...
    Brokenwingz1986 Brokenwingz1986
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 29
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