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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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    Tons of people have been asking me lately since I have gay parents do they believe in structure in my life or disciplining me as their child! Well duh! Just because my parents are...
    Ashton9 Ashton9 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Tons of people have been asking me lately since I have gay parents do they believe in structure in my life or disciplining me as their child! Well duh! Just because my parents are...
    Ashton9 Ashton9 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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    I have strict parents. They aren't as strict as before. I was in a seriously competitive school during class 6 through class 8 and my anxiety, which I had since I was very very...
    freeblee123 freeblee123 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm seventeen and my parents have been divorced since I was two. to be honest, I'm a bit of a minority because it doesn't bother me at all. It's just.. normal. I'm very grateful...
    KittyTittyGang KittyTittyGang 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I had strict parents. I would often get physical discipline with a cane. They were rather old fashioned. They died in a car accident when I was 10. I never really had any love for...
    tombrokenbones tombrokenbones 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    My dad keeps pressuring me in school work and basketball and I can't take it anymore. My mom doesn't trust me to drive by myself which is ridiculous because I am a good driver...
    jurban2117 jurban2117 16-17, M Mar 12

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    i am 11 turning 12 years old, and my parents have been divorced for as long as i can remember, so i'm used to going back and forth between them. i have ALWAYS preferred my mom...
    anonymouse903 anonymouse903 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    oh yes they are. We are very religous and conservative. But to be very very honest. I apreciate it. I realy do it. They make rules and tell me waht to do not for fun but to...
    JennyG16 JennyG16 13-15, F 7 Responses Mar 21

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    yes I have very strict parents!!!! well a very strict daddy anyway momma isn't to strict but if we really get her mad she sends us to our room to wait for daddy then he punishes us...
    btiny13 btiny13 70+ 5 Responses a week ago

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    yes i did well at least they were to me and my sisters not to my older brother. they always spanked me when is said that i fell in love with someone cause they were full blow...
    ultimatewedgiegodess ultimatewedgiegodess 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    The divorce was an extremely difficult time for everyone. I think we managed to go through every divorce stereotype there is, from the initial secrecy between the parents to the...
    deyada deyada 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Well, hi. First of all I think this is my I dunno could be first or second that I share my "life". So, my mom has passed away when I was 16, it was on March 2014. It was sooooooo...
    monarch97 monarch97 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I'm 22 and my mom is 64 and my ad is 63 we have nothing in common and they have extremely old fashioned attitudes. They always get mistaken for my grandparents.
    bloodandfire91 bloodandfire91 22-25, F Mar 18

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    My mother divorced my father when I was about 4. I am 22 now. I kept asking her when I was little, why she split with Dad, and she kept saying because she hated him. I love him...
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 3

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    They had believed that caNing and slapping the younger me was for better good. They thought it was respect, but in the end it is merely fear. I swear, I will not treat my future...
    MrRuth MrRuth 16-17, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'll get punised this weekend for a bad grade in math :(
    erik2000erik200 erik2000erik200 13-15, M 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Mum yelling at me for having depression anytime I get sad or moody is not going to help if I'm having a panic attack telling me to stop being stupid and that there are people going...
    illgetoveriteventually illgetoveriteventually 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Mine are way too strict, although they do it for my own good.
    erik2000erik200 erik2000erik200 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    First of all, sorry for the length of this. So I had an appointment for my fibromyalgia. I've been told I have it but was getting some more tests ran. I've never seen this doctor...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Well..there's so much stuff in my mind that I want to say at once, but I suppose I've got to start somewhere. Compared to my peers, I suppose I could be called 'lucky' for having...
    ratsio ratsio 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    Don't you hate it when some stranger puts their two cents worth in when they see u spank a kid? My boyfriend's mom likes for me to go with her to run errands to help with the...
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 10 Responses Mar 13

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    A bit of a long read, but the following post describes my mother very accurately (except for the paragraph on siblings as I don't have any): http://openblogtomyabusivemother...
    pixieowl pixieowl 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 8

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    my parents are Satanists. My dad cursed me .
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    So basically most people who aren't that close to me don't know that I am a person who suffers from GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder). Some of the symptoms of GAD include...
    devinesoul94 devinesoul94 18-21, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Well I I can't call them my family period. We are estranged. My siblings get away with everything. I try to punish them and I get pushed around like crazy. I can honestly say I...
    Atlchris Atlchris 18-21 4 hrs ago

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    He wasn't just my dad but my whole entire world! its been 1 year and 2 months since my daddy left me i was only 12 when I lost my dad he took apart of me that I'll never find again...
    dadsbabygirl211201 dadsbabygirl211201 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I was curious as to how it would feel to poop in my pants at 13. I wanted to try it, but I was too scared to get caught by my parents. At 15, I finally did it, and I have since...
    scottoa scottoa 31-35, M 2 hrs ago

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    When I was 13 years old, I was up at the farm with my grandma. She was my idol growing up and still is to this day. I looked up to her and have always considered her my favorite...
    boklenHolley7 boklenHolley7 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Growing up I had (and to some extinct still do) protective helicopter parents. I feel the only reason that justifies that behavior from them is that I was born a preemie. But I...
    beccaishere89 beccaishere89 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I'm Absolutely fed up with my parents. ever since i started living with my parents at the age of 6 i noticed they dint care for me,but what was a 6 year old can to do besides try...
    LilApple456 LilApple456 18-21, F Mar 9

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    I have very old fashioned parents. They believe in respect, discipline and roles within the household. Children and adults are clearly separated. The adults tell the children what...
    taylorcollison taylorcollison 18-21, F 10 Responses Mar 21

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    I have very old fashioned parents. They believe in respect, discipline and roles within the household. Children and adults are clearly separated. The adults tell the children what...
    taylorcollison taylorcollison 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Note: If you are asian then you will most likely be able to relate to this. I lobe my parents, but at the same time I hate them. My parents are very mentally abusive. For as...
    saeteurn saeteurn 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hi all, This might be a little long message, but please find some time to read it. I want to find a solution for the brutal situation, which I am suffering because of my parents...
    adarshbumesh adarshbumesh 22-25, M Mar 14

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    Hi all, This might be a little long message, but please find some time to read it. I want to find a solution for the brutal situation, which I am suffering because of my parents...
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    My name is Sam and i have 2 brothers and a little sister. one of my brothers is younger than me. He is very good at sports and school. He skateboards and has lots of other talents...
    spinnow spinnow 16-17, M Mar 18

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    So I'm new to this app, so bare with me, but I really need to express the hurt I'm feeling right now. So back in January I was suffering from the worst depression in my life. I had...
    HazzaBoo HazzaBoo 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I am 22 and I was brainwashed into going to the local university which is okay ranked after being accepted into a much better school. My parents have brainwashed and controlled me...
    wfurlow2 wfurlow2 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Hey everyone. It's been a while. I was hoping I wouldn't need to be on here again, but here I am. Well, as you can see from the title, I told my parents today that I found out I...
    drumbumak drumbumak 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    My mom has always had a very controlling and manipulative personality. She always means well and at the end of the day I know she loves me the best way she knows how, but things...
    foreverinlove100 foreverinlove100 22-25, F Mar 17

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