I Grew Up Very Sheltered

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 55 People

    If you're a parent and you try to overprotect

    your kids I'm living proof it's gonna backfire!
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Oct 20, 2014

    I Was the Youngest and Very Overprotected

    My older sister was the first grandchild etc and she sort of ruled the roost because no one knew what they were doing yet. So she got into some trouble (for the times it wasn't serious-just running away, getting drunk and passing out on the front lawn, having parties, almost...
    ZsasZ ZsasZ
    Mar 16, 2008

    My dad was strict when I was growing up.

    When I was a kid I wasn't allowed to go out with friends like to over their house and vice versa and the same when I was a teenager. It wasn't when I was 18 I was allowed to do all those things.
    apny12 apny12
    26-30, F
    Oct 19, 2014

    I was talking with my friends from the town I

    went to high school, we talked about a lot of things but then later on they said I grew up sheltered and I guess it might be true but im not sure haha. I am Native American, part of the Navajo tribe, I grew up on the reservation and where I lived there was not a person in a 5...
    AddictedToSerenity AddictedToSerenity
    22-25, M
    1 Response May 18, 2015

    I know how solitary confinement feels like

    while my parents and sister's the prison guard. I'm still sheltered though life consisted of limited places and can't go anywhere alone except during work internship job/studying back then during school & university days. Family time all the time. Mobile phone usage is still...
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    2 Responses Jun 20, 2015

    Didn't Learn to Ride a Bike Until I Was 12

    I stayed in the backyard.  I had everything most children could every want (that is in my neighborhood) according to tangible possessions.  I had the latest everything.  I never knew about the threats that society presents.  Drugs were unheard of...
    ichooselife ichooselife
    36-40, F
    Mar 26, 2009
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