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I Have Strict Parents

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    My parents are controlling my life.

    I know they only want the best for me and I should be grateful that they are painfully carving out my path in life, but I feel like I'm being forced to walk that path. They pretend to give me choices, but I know I'll eventually have to become a lawyer/solicitor, because I don't...
    aktf aktf 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Backwords?

    My dad is a pastor. A very strict one. I have 2 older sisters and 1 younger. These were a few basic rules growing up: -knee length skirts -hair ties away (mostly braids) in public. When we get married our husband will decide if we can wear our hair down. No shirt hair. One trim a...
    sTARKrAVENmAD sTARKrAVENmAD 18-21, F 10 Responses Nov 23, 2012

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    Strict But In A Good Way

    I guess people would probably think my parents are strict but I mostly think it is about the right amount of strictness. The rules are pretty simple and mostly taken from the Bible. We treat other people and their things as we would want to be treated. So we get taught to...
    CodyMac CodyMac 13-15, M 4 Responses Mar 27, 2013

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    i have really strict siblings.

    my parents are never around and my sisters practically control my life! they dont let me stay up any later then my "bedtime", they dont let me eat anything remotely unhealthy, and they punish me like parents! i thought siblings were supposed to be fun but mine are more strict...
    nikkiischuldt nikkiischuldt 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Biblical Parenting

    My parents are best described as born-again fundie Baptists. Or maybe just plain nuts. I am 18 in my first year at (a local) college. I am totally dependent on them to pursue my studies which will include going on to masters. They do mean well but they are totally convinced that...
    coolestgirl coolestgirl 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 31, 2013

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    Very Strict Parents, But Very Loving Too

    So hi all, I am JC and I am 15 years old. I've got veeery strict parents. I've got a long list of rules, which I have to obey. First of all I have to speak to them with Sir or Ma'am. They told me if I got used to do it to them, I'd do it to every adult. I've to admit they're...
    JC97 JC97 18-21, F 9 Responses May 9, 2013

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    Life With My Aunt And Uncle

    My parents are on vacation right now so me and my sister are staying at my aunt and uncles house for 2 weeks.Usually they come and stay with us but this time my parents thought it would be good for us to have a different perspective on life.And this was also partically a...
    bullgirl104 bullgirl104 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 25, 2012

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    Dad

    my dad is strict i still live at home and i am still caned and whip by him or mum i am still a bed wetter so get beat for that.and put in a terry nappy and plastic pants for bed. i have wet the bed my all life dad does not like bed wetter so he beat the **** out off tham
    tontcaned tontcaned 46-50, M 4 Responses Oct 24, 2013

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    Not Being Able To Do What I Like And Am I A Bad Kid?

    Everything I did was never approved by my parents. Why? Because they think its a hassle and they always tell me that just as long that I have good grades then I can do other activities...There's a funny thing about that,is that I never ever believe them because when I do what I...
    SnowXStar SnowXStar 18-21, F Oct 20, 2013

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    It sucks having strict parents

    but in the end we all thank them
    lexxxus lexxxus 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 17

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    No shorts! No boys! No home alone!

    No sleepovers unless it's at my place! No anywhere without my parents! Light makeup! Short heels! It's crazy. But I do love them. There always like Mya can u do something for me? I'm aching, my bones hurt but when u say no they become an Olympian just to whip ur ***! Like damn...
    MyaA13 MyaA13 13-15, F 5 Responses Feb 24

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    I know I'm supposed to love my parents~ I do,

    trust me, but it's hard to see eye to eye when they try to control my life. This has caused me to, regretfully, withhold some key information from them and every once in a while go behind their backs. I know it's not really what I'm supposed to be doing, but it's frustrating...
    lucas2882 lucas2882 13-15, M 5 Responses Jan 8

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    Got Strict Parents Too

    Hello my name is Simon, my parents are strict too. If I dont behave i still get smacked (which sucks with 13). But my parents are very cool (in other moments :)
    SimonTennant SimonTennant 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 10, 2013

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    Listen To My Story

    Well unlike you guys im only 13 years old and I live in philly. I have no life honestly. I never look forward to weekends or any break because im in the house all day. Im not allowed to go over any of my friends house and not allowed to really go out(the reason i hardly have...
    NewHear NewHear 13-15 5 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    mahogney mahogney 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Or Should I Say Very Controlling?

    My parents won't even let me date and I'm 20. They won't let me stay out late and whenever I wanted to go out they will ask me where I'm going, how long will I be gone and who I'm with. You know stuff like that. I'm still living with my parents because right now I don't have...
    amethyst91 amethyst91 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 4, 2011

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    It has always been like this.

    And I always wonder why. Well, I sort of know. "The world is cruel..." "Everything isn't as it seems..." "Boys do this..." "Boys do that..." "You aren't ready..." The usual crap. They act like I don't know these things. My parents try to teach me things so that I wouldn't have...
    kaeejanae kaeejanae 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Strict Dad

    To begin with, I'm not supposed to have internet right now. I'm sneaking it from my dad's own tablet, which he doesn't know I know the password to. For most of the summer and the previous school year, I had no internet. Currently I only get it on Saturdays, and for just that he...
    Thanatar17 Thanatar17 16-17, M Aug 28, 2013

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    Looking For New Members

    Hi everyone I run a small and intimate group for girls who are spanked as part of their discipline. I must emphasise the group is about life in general and not about spanking, although because it is a common thread you can talk about it in safety and confidence. We are looking...
    dadsandgirlsboss dadsandgirlsboss 46-50, M Sep 20, 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 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have people telling me I should write stories

    so yea.. My mom passed away just a few years ago but my dad is strict. With a big family I guess he has to be
    MermaidGirlAriel MermaidGirlAriel 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    New Slipper

    Dad and mum were raving with my sister this weekend because of some trouble with her collage. They have an old pair of plimsolls as dad calls it but mum calls it a slipper which they used on our bare bottoms. It can really hurt. Yesterday they showed me and my sister another 1...
    JennyRT JennyRT 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 20, 2013

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    Theyre A Pain!

    Sometimes they can be really strict with me over nothing. I still live at home which doesnt help I guess, but I cant move out while Im at college. I still get treated like Im 10 by them both. I have no privacy at all, no lock on my door, my mum and dad barge in when they want to...
    sarajgriffiths sarajgriffiths 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 16, 2012

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    Kids --- Geesh!

    I learned early, early on that my job was to be the leader of the family that thought through many of the choices falling upon my family as my kids left pre-school and started going to school 5 days a week. My first goal was to set the priority of education for them. Apart...
    Grandpa10 Grandpa10 56-60 Oct 6, 2013

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    My parents were pretty mad at me today.

    I was at friends to have some fun over there. I had to be home at 5 PM, because I had to prepare dinner since both my dad and mom would be home late. So I totally forgot time and when I realized I had to go home it was already 6:30 PM.. I was like noooooo! I rushed to home and...
    JC97 JC97 18-21, F 15 Responses Mar 2

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    Family Rules

    This is the list of rules I found in my friend John's house. I took out some of the rules that were pretty much the same thing and added some notes of my own on how John spanks and positions and implements and what he considers to be major infractions and minor ones. While this...
    JJLiz JJLiz 31-35 5 Responses Jun 1, 2013

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    I have resentment toward them

    for how strict they were. I mean, not just that. There are a lot of reasons we don't get along. But that's a small piece of the pie. I do understand why some parents are strict though. The world can be a very dangerous place. There are people who intentionally cause other people...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I'm 19 years old. I was accepted at the best

    university of my country, but my parents didn't let me move out of town. I'm stuck in my hometown studying in a mediocre university and that is always bringing me down. I feel like I've been living THEIR life. Whenever I find something good to do, they always shut me down. I'm...
    Lost504 Lost504 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 20

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    Extremely Strict Parents- My Rant

    It seems like they are on me about something. If its not one thing than its another shortly there after. Most of the things they get strict about are quite insignfant, in my opinion. I dion't consider them negative people in life, but with me they tend to focus on the...
    haloguy07 haloguy07 22-25, M 9 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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    So I'm 21 and I even go to college out of state.

    Although my mom has relaxed, it still exists. Look, when I was in high school I was a super good kid. I got straight a's, I was in band, I never got in trouble, my friends and I would stay out late drinking kool aid and just talking, I didn't go to a single highschool party with...
    renbrooks521 renbrooks521 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 21, 2013

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    Don't understand why they have to be

    so strict, I mean I get that they only want the best for me but I got to live a little right ?
    mahogney mahogney 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    My Parents Are Strict.

    Hi, My name is Bekka. I'm 16 years old. My little cousin is Skyyler who is floating around here on EP. I actually joined EP to keep an eye out for her!!! I am home schooled. My mother is the one who teaches my brothers, sister and cousins. Church, family, school, friends are...
    Bekka16 Bekka16 16-17, F 8 Responses Mar 25, 2012

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    I'm 18 years old and my parents still feel the

    need to control when I go out, I feel like once your 18, you should have complete freedom… I work 5 days a week, go to uni, don't smoke or drink… never go clubbing… they have no idea how lucky they are to have a daughter like me in this generation and treat me as if I'm a...
    emmzed emmzed 13-15 4 Responses Jan 29

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    Help! Strict Asian Parents Against Interracial Dating

    Nov 2013 - I have been with my Caucasian boyfriend for a few years now and things are getting serious. We have talked about marriage sometime in the future, and it came to the point where my boyfriend wanted to meet my family. And I knew that would be a problem. First of all, my...
    tranjnt tranjnt 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    My Mother Is Selfish And Overbearing

    I am 21 and my mother doesn’t let me go anywhere. My life is literally school, work, home. She guilt-trips me about how hard she and my father are working, but I’d rather live in a smaller house that isn’t a cage. I went to a local university and turned down on a school...
    PascalsAbyss PascalsAbyss 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 8, 2011

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    I Have Strict Parents

    Have Strict Parents I everyone. I have strict parents I guess. They controll my homework and i have to do lot of chores at home like washing dishes, helping to make the dinner, help in the garden or so. I have to adress all adult with Sire or Ma'am besides family members...
    Jennyred Jennyred 13-15, F 6 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    Hi, my name is Taylor

    and I am new here on EP. I found the website on accident and found out that people (actually fellow teens) talk about their spankings here.. Well, it is and was hard for me to confess, but I still do get spanked. I just turned 15 a couple of days ago, and I am a Freshman in...
    taylorcollison taylorcollison 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Have Strict Parents

    I everyone. I have strict parents I guess. They controll my homework and i have to do lot of chores at home like washing dishes, helping to make the dinner, help in the garden or so. I have to adress all adult with Sire or Ma'am besides family members. There I can call them...
    Jennythegreat Jennythegreat 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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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 says "I'm the mother, your the daughter " I'm not sure what I can do to have her give me some freedom. I really don't wanna lose my...
    supersweet188 supersweet188 13-15, F 9 Responses Apr 12

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    Strict Dad

    ...well my title says it all. Literally, I cant even say I love you truthfully to this man. In fact, none of my brothers do too. I know that there is this huge wall between him and myself, including my brothers. Maybe its his asian side, I dont know but its really tiring...
    iwishxthat iwishxthat 18-21, F 1 Response May 30, 2013

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    Once Upon Ago..

    Hi I'm Kelly and I'm new to this social site. As I was poking around and being nosey I though I would post a story about my experience on here. So here we go! My parents weren't strict till I started screwing up! My mother left my life when I was only a few months old. Yes to...
    Kellykels Kellykels 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    Strict Rules...

    I have strict parents too - especially my mom and step dad. Here are just a small sampling of some of the rules and consequences that I have when I am at their house. Does anyone else have rules like this (as in other teenagers - I am 15)? 1.I am not allowed to eat junk food at...
    LattedayCaffeine LattedayCaffeine 13-15, F 14 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    New Here

    Hello. I am new here. Not sure what to write. Mum and step dad are quite stict. I am not allowed out in the week, must stay in and do homework. Mum and dad are quite strict on my clothes. Usually stay in school uniform at night. Have to wear a dress when we go to church one...
    beckyprice beckyprice 16-17, F 12 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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    Papas Lesson

    (I first write this story in august 2012) I am typing this kneeling at my desk cos I cant sit down. When Papa got home from city this evening we all had supper together but nobody said very much. I was still worried and fed up about going away to school and Mama and Papa were...
    yulico yulico 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 5, 2012

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    I am the little girl

    but my youngest brother is 12 and younger but he is allowed more and I hate that. some of my rules are my bedtime is 8:30 I am not allowed to go somewhere without my parents allow it I have to stay in my school uniform until dinner and then take a bath and dress in my PJ I have...
    jiangtan jiangtan 13-15, F 6 Responses Mar 22

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    NEED HELP ASAP. PLEASE RESPOND.

    ok so im 21 years old and i live at my grandmothers place but still out of respect feel as if i need to tell my parents where I'm going (its a complicated dynamic), i want to stay with my boyfriend monday night-friday morning..so lets just call it a week. i have been dating...
    7Saren 7Saren 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 9

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    Related Experiences

    I'm having really bad family problems and I have no where to turn.. I can't deal with my parents and who they're with anymore I don't know what to do. it's like I have no parents...
    giannaxo giannaxo 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I'm almost 18, and my parents control every single aspect of my life. Yeah, I've made some bad choices, but they've never given me a chance to show them I am more mature since then...
    sothisiswhatitfeelslike sothisiswhatitfeelslike 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    So my mom is trying to get me to be close to her, after 18 years of not trying at all. She says I have to take an hour brake from the internet after like 2 hours on it... LOL, she...
    devinprater devinprater 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I recently came back from Cameroon (5 months ago) and had to flee back to the UK due to domestic violence. While out there, my fiancé was verbally and physically violent towards...
    GodsPrincesseOrchidee GodsPrincesseOrchidee 26-30, F Mar 24

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    As a child, I remember witnessing the separation of my parents, not sure how old I was, too small to have seen that. There was a big fight, brutal, stabbing and yelling going and I...
    MarioPm MarioPm 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    98% of the time, my parents splitting is a good thing. But sometimes it's bad. My dad has a really bad temper and has harmed my brothers and my mom. I don't know why he hasn't...
    emily39 emily39 18-21, F Apr 12

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    My parents got divorced a few years ago and I want them to be happy, but it's not easy to watch my parents date other people. Recently my mom started seeing a man who had a 19 year...
    lesliemonster lesliemonster 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I have a bad relationship with my parents, and still live at home. I'd move out as soon as I could. They say they don't trust me, and can't talk to me. And they can't, as I won't...
    dysfori dysfori 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    My parents never got married but they did date as teenagers but my dad was a player bad lived with my now step mother And dated more than one chick at a time my mom got tired of...
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F Apr 6

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