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I Have Very Uptight Parents

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    "Stop That!" - "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...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 4 Responses May 3, 2012

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    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 have controlling parents and I'm 26.
    kristinew123 kristinew123 26-30, F Mar 21

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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...
    taylorcollison taylorcollison 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I understand parents are supposed to be controlling in a way, but dominating your life and choosing every single thing for you? Doesn't that seem overboard?! I've done everything...
    shivxni shivxni 13-15, F Mar 16

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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...
    kaeejanae kaeejanae 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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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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    Three days after my birthday I found out my parents were separating. It looked like things were going on the right track..... I couldn't have been more wrong. I found the divorce...
    Sd6752 Sd6752 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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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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    All right I am an only child with less people to talk . I thought my parents would always be with me but no . Whenever I archive something a prize or a certificate I want to share...
    pookalla pookalla 22-25, F Mar 19

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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...
    aktf aktf 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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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 4 days ago

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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...
    nikkiischuldt nikkiischuldt 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    My parents are divorced and I live with my mom and my older brother. My mom obviously loves my brother more and he gets whatever he wants but if I ask for anything she screams at...
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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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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    this article is great .. thanks ASHISH https://sites.google.com/site/parentstorture/home
    vishar vishar 16-17, M a week ago

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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...
    jiangtan jiangtan 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 22

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    My whole childhood all I can remember is the abusive relationship between my parents. My dad didn't have a drinking problem but had a bad temper when he did. He broke my mams arms...
    MelC97 MelC97 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Well no not happy at all my dad went to prison my mom moved on again had her last child my dad got of prison and got back with my step mom I think that if my mom wanted him back he...
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F Apr 6

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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...
    supersweet188 supersweet188 13-15, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    I looked out of the window, The darkness outside has now become my life. I thought of happier times when we used to play, laugh and talk as one. Oh, how I miss those days. Another...
    vit1234 vit1234 13-15, M Apr 8

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    Iife without father is much harder with living with a mom . I sometimes think he's here but as I look around he's not it hits me so hard I become so depressed..
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    After being a child bride at 15 and my father was 17, she felt she had enough of his childish crap after 10 years of hell. My mother said the only good thing in that marriage and...
    TanTwink TanTwink 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    A goody two shoes girl clothed with branded clothes, holding a purse on the right hand and a cellphone on the other. That is how most people can describe me. Yes, I score good...
    IAMMELIKEYOU IAMMELIKEYOU 16-17, F Mar 26

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    Well. Here goes my first post. I'm joining the Marine Corps and originally my family had accepted there was nothing they could do about changing my mind. Now, they are pushing me...
    Jerwashere Jerwashere 16-17, M Mar 30

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    I can't take much more anymore. I have divorced parents.. I get bullied at home where I am now, told I'm stupid, worthless and a bunch of other stuff. I clean the whole house...
    idkEP idkEP 13-15, F Mar 30

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    Okay so basically i have really bad commitment issues.... I think and i really don't know why. Basically i have two parents and they have been together for almost 30 years And i...
    cutiepatootie96 cutiepatootie96 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    The uncomfortable thing about control freaks is that you often only realize you have some kind of relationship with one when you're already in too deep. Since in the beginning they...
    grimlydefiant grimlydefiant 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Both my parents are career driven individuals who made me more because they had a social obligation to at least produce a child then anything else. By the age of 6 months I was in...
    soliloque soliloque 22-25, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Ughhh just realized Easter is Sunday and I have to visit the parents which means mentally preparing now and popping Xanax that day. My dad's nasty, mean & destructive moods are...
    Hally2001 Hally2001 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    No hate. I really want to get pregnant and be a mother. I feel like even though I am young, I am ready for the responsibility of being a parent. I have wanted a baby for a long...
    justanotherpixie justanotherpixie 16-17, F 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I really just want people to stop pointing out my lack of social skills or my being too uptight/serious. I just want to live my life. I do what I love and I'm good at it. I don't...
    firemedic12 firemedic12 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    This message if for PREACHERSBOY. This young man is very sweet, kind, caring but he lives in a state of parental abuse. I just want you to know that I believe your parents found...
    iamwarped iamwarped 66-70, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Truthfully, I am never mad. The only emotion I seem to feel other than happiness and love is sadness. For some reason, I have gotten a lot more callous and sad all the same. I...
    Kawiicatnipotaku Kawiicatnipotaku 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I grew up in the center of two warring parents. Two stubborn pigheaded people who not once thought of putting aside their differences so that I could possibly have some semblance...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    My parents,they were the best people on earth,i am blessed they were my parents. My parents were such a: >caring, >unconditional loving, >understanding, >humble, >hardworking...
    BohemianRhapsody22 BohemianRhapsody22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Children needs to be disciplined, no matter the age or gender. That is how me and my sisters and my brother were raised - I was born in a underclass household in the early 70's...
    MaryKoviski MaryKoviski 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    I love my parents, they're the best people. They're not perfect, nobody is but they love me and they both try really hard in everything they do. They are successful people and they...
    T4RD15 T4RD15 26-30 Apr 5

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    I am almost thirty, autistic and of Filipino descent. I've living with my parents since I was born. I have friends except "those friends" were my overbearing parents. My mom and...
    thisiskotone thisiskotone 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Where to begin... I had amazing boyfriend but he had really bad past - being in jail 4 times, he is still a drug addict... Few days ago he was missing for three days... I was...
    Aerdnamed Aerdnamed 18-21, F Mar 21

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    Where to begin. All I can say is although I have moved out of my fathers toxic home, I am still very nervous as I write this. I can literally feel the anxiety building up. Ok...
    rrrrandom rrrrandom 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I come from a well-off Indian family. In our culture, we have large families and we are supposed to value the opinion of even extended family members when making personal decisions...
    IndianViolet IndianViolet 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I was adopted at 9 months old. I never really wanted to meet my birth parents. One of my adopted friends got a grant to go find her birth parents...but that never appealed to me. I...
    goldenwings17 goldenwings17 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    My dad had an affair. In my younger years, I always thought my parents were cruel. When you grow up in a violent home, you think it’s normal. When I went to my friend’s homes...
    RiverBedView RiverBedView 56-60, M Apr 7

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    Things were okay until he came home from university. He decided to drop out a couple weeks into second semester because he hated it and it wasn't what he wanted to do with his life...
    halfbloodprincess halfbloodprincess 18-21, F Apr 7

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    When i was born, i was given the name Reign, my parents gave me the worst name ever. Thanks to them, i suffered so much bullying and hurtfulness and I would like to tell you my...
    Lostmydreamstothem8 Lostmydreamstothem8 22-25 Mar 17

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    I am tired of my parents taking his side. Like right now i am living with them and not my husband, they always blabber how i am wrong and i should go visit him and fix things!!! I...
    Iamtryingmybest Iamtryingmybest 18-21, F Mar 18

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    But my parents never encouraged me in doing anything. You know those siencekits for children? Always loved them, never had them. Heck, I didn't even have to go to school. Never had...
    KidAgony KidAgony 18-21, F Mar 26

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    I feel like puppet. Sure they care for me but every time I fail, they always dig my hole deeper. They don't lift me up when I fail, instead they yell and make me feel more worse...
    yanga20 yanga20 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    So I was brought up kinda badly and my mum is an alcoholic and my dad is never around anymore. I have always had troubles with dealing with my emotions and my mum is so horrible to...
    completedisgrace completedisgrace 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 29