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I Had A Strict Mother Growing Up

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    Everyone thought I was super sheltered and my mom was super strict, which wasn't true. She just was a good parent who didn't let us do whatever we wanted to do and to become a...
    Josilla94 Josilla94 18-21, M Feb 7

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    24 And Parents Dictating Your Life? What In The Hell? - Ok, Listen up this is my weird experience I need some advice.. So I have a friend that I was talking to he is "Chinese" his...
    Orion2089 Orion2089 22-25, M Sep 20, 2013

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    Mine Had To Be - If Mom hadn't been strict when we were growing up, the household would have been wild and in chaos. My Daddy was an alcoholic. All during my formative and...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 1 Response May 21, 2013

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    Do Spankings Deepen The Bond Between Parent And Child? - Some believe that spankings bring parents and children closer. This does seem to happen sometimes, but I believe this is an...
    margaret3 margaret3 61-65, F 10 Responses Sep 2, 2013

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    Mee too! And I am so very glad :D
    ceruleanwaters ceruleanwaters 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Slapped, Scolded At 17 - My last spanking occurred a month before I turned 15, but Mom's discipline stayed very strict until I left home. I was often grounded or given other...
    lever2000 lever2000 36-40 1 Response Oct 15, 2013

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    Neglecting My Chores - We didn't live on a farm when I was little, but my mother grew up on one and she couldn't imagine childhood without chores. So I got chores and plenty of...
    margaret3 margaret3 61-65, F 6 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    Visit To My Grandmother's House Part 3 (F/M)(Hairbrush And Wooden Ruler) - - This is a true story: My mom had just rung the doorbell to my grandmas house. She walked inside, looked...
    CharlieHanks22 CharlieHanks22 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    Mum - i had a very strict mother she would cane me every morning for wetting the bed or i should say my terry nappy i was made to wear to bed mum would give me 50 off the cane in...
    tontcaned tontcaned 46-50, M 5 Responses Sep 26, 2013

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    Spankings were common for all kids when I was growing up and I got my share of very hard spankings growing up.My mom would spank bare and it didn't matter where and who was around...
    garrett2 garrett2 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 17

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    The Cane - I grew up as the youngest of two siblings, in a family which was fairly traditional for the 1970's in that our mother cared about us enough to discipline us, and was...
    canny1 canny1 41-45, M 5 Responses Jun 3, 2013

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    The Fear Of God?? How About The Fear Of Mom? - I grew up with two sisters, one brother, a Dad, and a tyrant of a Mother.  Don't get me wrong, I love her dearly.  My Dad never...
    JAGandVSfan JAGandVSfan 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 5, 2011

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    Little Backsass! - Apparently to my mom, when I was a girl, I was a back sass. Always sassy and having my butt reddened. Well once I remember this: I was 11. "Mom, please may I go...
    taylorelisemcrome taylorelisemcrome 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 15, 2013

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    Will I Become My Mother? - I think my biggest fear– actually, probably the biggest fear among teenagers and young adults– is this: I don’t want to turn into my parents. Most...
    clovershot clovershot 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2012

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    Ladies Room - Mommy's brush hides a wooden spoon I'm not behaving well at all Holding my ear she leads me into a ladies room stall
    jboy199191 jboy199191 22-25, M Mar 9, 2013

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    My Parents' Standards. Part 2 - Adolescence. - My teenaged years were the early to mid 1960's. My Bible-believing family was rather strict and "old fashioned" even by the...
    margaret3 margaret3 61-65, F 4 Responses Aug 28, 2013

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    The Dinner Table - In my childhood home, dinner was a formal time - more so than breakfast or lunch. We dressed for dinner. I was expected to wash my face and hands, take off my...
    margaret3 margaret3 61-65, F 2 Responses Aug 31, 2013

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    Mom's Paddle - Growing up my mom was very strict with me and my sister. My dad was always much more laid back so my mom would be the one was no nonsence. She had a plastic oval...
    paguy29 paguy29 26-30, M 7 Responses Apr 26, 2012

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    My mother yelled at us regularly. She lacked patience, we weren't bad. She had foul moods or got frustrated easily. Each of us got yelled at occasionally. It seemed one sister and...
    MDenise MDenise 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Mum Was An Expert With The Hairbrush - How well I remember the searing sting of the hairbrush as Mum turned my bare bottom into a blazing red inferno.O yes over her knees I learned...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Sep 1, 2012

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    Moms Love - Let me start by saying there's nothing like a parents love. I know many kids are raised by others and are loved as much so as us so no disrespect intended. My lil sis...
    Megan94 Megan94 18-21, F 27 Responses May 8, 2012

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    Oh yeah! I would say that my step mom is strict. I have to wash up, clean my room, clean the bath and shower, make my own bed, and I'm in bed by 7pm every night.
    PeterJenkins PeterJenkins 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 4

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    Tiger Mom - i think thats what you guys call them. if i wanted to do anything fun i had 2 sneak and lie to get it my mother raised us with an iron fist and apron she had us study...
    justjoni justjoni 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 11, 2012

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    My Mama Doesn't Play - My mama has alway been strict even now but I thank her because every time she told me NO I understand that it was for my own good. I am 25 years old and I...
    nicelysweet87 nicelysweet87 22-25, F Sep 6, 2012

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    Actually she was my stepmother. Lots of bad memories growing up.
    Randomology Randomology 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    My Parents' Standards. Part 1 - Childhood. - When I was little, growing up in a small New Jersey town in the 1950's, I was always expected to be clean, polite, and well-mannered...
    margaret3 margaret3 61-65, F 3 Responses Aug 28, 2013

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    I'm 14 but will be 15 in May. We live on a farm here in Montana and my dad is super strict. I am not allowed to leave the property without permission.
    tabikat tabikat 13-15, F 9 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    RandomBloke01 RandomBloke01 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I hear people complain about how strict there parents are... And how they took there phone away or you can't go to his house.. Ooh.. PLEASE>>> Maybe you should try living in my...
    ntupy12 ntupy12 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    My mum is the type of mum where if I say "can you pick me up some ____?" she'll get it. But the moment I say "Mum, I need you." , "Mum, I'm not feeling good." , "Mum, I need your...
    jheyjuneice jheyjuneice 18-21, F Apr 1

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    dwc294 dwc294 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It takes two to tango and make a baby. It is also important for the mother and father to raise that baby too. Women can not play the man's role effectively. Also, men can not...
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Mothers provide the gentle, caring side of raising a child, and fathers provide the supportive, strength. Or vice versa. I don't label genders
    rapfordays rapfordays 18-21, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Sigint8 Sigint8 18-21, M Mar 25

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    Okay, I appreciate my mother for cooking for me, washing my clothes etc. But other than being a good housewife and a good cook, I can't think of anything else that's good about her...
    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F Apr 1

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    My mom is really strict like to the point where I have no life I've tried talking to her but it's always just fighting and fighting she always uses the excuse to boss me around she...
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    Growing up my biologically was apart of my life. I would spend weekends with him and we would do things together that I don't really remember cause I was such a little girl. From...
    wishfulhopeful wishfulhopeful 18-21, F Mar 25

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    So I've been reading a lot about this and I'm so thankful for all of the information out there. I had no idea. I've felt so invalidated, shamed, insecure, never right, never good...
    sdc423 sdc423 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Three days ago I found out that I have been pregnant for two months. Explains the throwing up every mourning. Tender breasts. I was forced to believe different reasoning to that so...
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