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I Have Very Uptight Parents

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    "Don't walk around the house wearing just socks." "Get your feet off the couch." "Don't lean on the bed post." "Don't press the bathroom lock too hard." "Don't sit in the chair that way." "Get your elbows off the table." "Don't dangle your feet from the chair, keep them on the...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 4 Responses May 3, 2012

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    Cocoheaven2014 Cocoheaven2014 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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    Here's a bit of background on me first. I'm 21 years old. Graduated with a bachelors of business degree. Have a good paying full-time salary job. Have 1 dog and have been with my...
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    I don't remember a time when parents were together. I don't even know what a functioning family is like. I guess I have TV to show me, right? My parents divorced when I was four...
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    To start things off I am currently in college working hard going to school from 9-4 every day, soon to be 9-8 every day, but I don't have a life, at least it doesn't feel like I...
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    I'm 21 years old and live with my father and his wife for a while now. (All my teen years and now ) I respect them a lot. I wish my dad was a little easier on the yelling and...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 9

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    I love my parents and all they don't abuse me i just don't like how they treat me sometimes they've been divorced ever since i was 7 8 or 9 i can't remember but my mom always gets...
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    The good thing about having divorced parents who dont talk to each other is you can say you're going to the others house but rly go anywhere
    reeessa reeessa 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    How do you convince your parents to drop you off anywhere u want?
    xyzgiro xyzgiro 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Arrggghhhh I hate being spanked. My parents are the most annoying people I know, they don't even let me explain or listen to a word I say but when my twin sister has something to...
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    Hello EP peeps! My own parents are divorced. I have other family members who have been divorce and friends too. So, I have witnessed many family breakups. For these reasons have...
    Mayah09 Mayah09 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Oh-I do have a 'mother'. The psychologists tell me I'm a 'parent infield child'-so true. Father dropped dead at seven. Had a five year old brother then. She didn't get out of bed...
    cherryjar cherryjar 26-30, F Sep 22

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    I have to be PERFECT if I do something wrong They will hurt me with their words and send me to my room ( at least they don't hit me ) But their words are hurtful "Useless" and...
    Emoheartbroken Emoheartbroken 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    I always wake up the next day finding myself not wanting to see my mother, because everytime i see my mother and she sees me, the first few words that would come out from her mouth...
    TheWandAirs28 TheWandAirs28 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    Having everything materially and adoration and all the attention when I was younger and losing all those love when I got older and have mental illness. Lost all the motivation and...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 8

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    The child in which I have guardianship of is a teenager male and overweight, how can I help him? I don't want to create insecurities because I know being a teen and body image is...
    OhGK OhGK 26-30, F Oct 8

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    I need some advice and fast I can't go on like this. Ok so my step dad has never been my favourite person him and my mom started going out when I was 6 so 7 years ago and they have...
    MEGH0119 MEGH0119 13-15, F Oct 10

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    I really do. They love me and they provide for me, and I appreciate that. But of course I'm going to talk to people when they upset me, that doesn't mean I'm a bad kid? And I'm...
    Shaaydixie Shaaydixie 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    The emotional drainage is endless. Again, my mom asked about my plans for college. I don't blame her. She has to plan for her own life after I'm gone. I'm just always reluctant to...
    mishandle mishandle 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Last week I acquired a father figure in my life. ( I call him dad!) He is a lot stricter than I thought. My mum and dad (well stepdad really) don't really care that much and I got...
    ShannonThomson ShannonThomson 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    What other teenagers get punished for: smoking pot, having sex all around, drinking, partying, staying out all night. What I get punished for: B+
    joy98 joy98 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    My stepdad is the worst and he always makes me feel worthless
    Amy1MM Amy1MM 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    So I usually use these nice paper mate mechanical pencils that come in a pack of two along with 2 erasers and some lead. I love these pencils, they last me forever unless I lose...
    laurynnm43 laurynnm43 16-17, F Oct 2

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    my mom and dad keep on fighting over small issues.. but still they love each other..i dont know why they can't live in peace i m fed up of these fights..;(
    MysteriousLion MysteriousLion 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I hate how my mom beats me up like I'm some random girl in a bar. She hits me hard, straight to the face while pulling my hair.
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    But I don't care. I'm an adult and going to start doing what I want when I want.
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    The lies don't stop. I don't get it. Ever since I was a child my mother would repeat to me all the things that went down during the divorce. She'd tell me such nasty things, that...
    mishandle mishandle 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    Having to choose between my mother and father for every damn holiday! It makes me so upset and makes them even more when I "choose" the other. I hate this :/
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    These are things I can get in trouble for at home Coming home late, Chatting after bedtime, Stealing, Smoking, Drinking, Grades under B, Not going to bed on time, Lying, Not doing...
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    Yes. Just yes. Life doesn't get much better than that ^
    naughtyivy naughtyivy 13-15, F 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Why would you stay married to someone if you really wanted a divorce? People always say they stayed for the kids, but I think that's a bad idea. I know ideally you want to have 2...
    pinkypie5 pinkypie5 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    My parents are very lovely. I always try my best to feels them proud. Every parents wants that his or her child can do the best . My parents always worried about me. If I am in any...
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    I just want to use this platform to vent out my inner thoughts.  I lived an excellent life with my wife and kids.  I was the only person in my family who was well settled...
    smarty75 smarty75 31-35, M Oct 7

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    I can't even put into words how much I deeply hate my parents. Almost 17 years old and having to live through 14 years of nothing but total abuse from them. Always being insulted...
    SgtRecker97 SgtRecker97 16-17, M 4 Responses Oct 10

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    ...for as long as I can remember. I guess I was always this way to an extent, but the depression and anxiety became much more manifest during college and are showing no signs of...
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