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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 1 Response Mar 27

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    I have strict parents. My parents have rules about grades and friends and attitude. They say I have to be a good image for the Lord and to respect the rules of everyone.
    AshlynT AshlynT 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    hey. I'm Sophia.: my parents are strict. and they expect me to be elegant and graceful, have high EQ and IQ. I have to be a good role model to my sister and I cannot go back home...
    SophiaKeil SophiaKeil 13-15, F 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    For some reason they still think being 15 years old going on 16 in a couple months is still too young/dangerous to stay home alone. They drag me everywhere with them and who wants...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    It happened after my first stay in a mental ward. My parents started arguing about whose fault it was and then they started arguing about other things. Eventually my dad left. He...
    Ivygirl96 Ivygirl96 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    Normal teenagers: has sex, does drugs, parties Parents: don't do it again Me: doesn't do dishes Parents: YOU ARE OUT OF CONTROL! You are tearing this family apart!!
    angela9817 angela9817 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I grew up with very controlling parents but I'm better off I didn't get in trouble like alot of girls. I had 1 bf since my dad picked him im now married to him. Have been for...
    southernlady32 southernlady32 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    My adopted parents divorced when I was 18, instead of picking sides, I moved off to college. I'm now 30 years old, and moved back to my old neighborhood for a job offer. My...
    stepharem stepharem 26-30, M 6 days ago

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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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    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 1 Response Mar 25

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    Not both my parents are controlling, just my mother. I use to love my mother but for the past several years all I feel is hate towards her. She has made it her own personal mission...
    schiisha schiisha 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Well I guess they are but I don't feel like being threaten unfair or so. They are very cool and give us girls a lot of freedom for us. Still of course we have rules, bounderies...
    Julia1600 Julia1600 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 3

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    Okay so this guy, wants to go to a movie marathon with me. Thing is- my parents don't allow me to hang with just one guy. Like legit no changing that. What do I do?
    coconutmeraki coconutmeraki 13-15, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I was coerced and pressured by my father to pursue a degree I thought I could do well in and make him, and the rest of my family, proud. I struggled during the time I did the...
    survivor1994 survivor1994 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 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 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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    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 Mar 24

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    I'll get punised this weekend for a bad grade in math :(
    erik2000erik200 erik2000erik200 13-15, M 7 Responses Mar 27

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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 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Mine are way too strict, although they do it for my own good.
    erik2000erik200 erik2000erik200 13-15, M Mar 29

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    They believe in corporal punishment. It's hard but I know they do it for my good.
    erik2000erik200 erik2000erik200 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    I don't get along with my mother. There are times we're amicable but we're probably just faking it. She blames me for a lot and she has the mentality of 'I"m your mother, I'm...
    Precious1992 Precious1992 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    yup they are just so so mean to me. they say all kinds of hurtful words to pull me down as they LOATHE ME TO DEATH I hate them. They pretend to love me so as to lure me into a trap...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 6 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 2 Responses Mar 31

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    soooo, im technically a guy, im 14, im trans and my parents dont know, so I have loads of girls clothes but I have to leave them at my friend's so my parents dont find them, so I...
    HeidiA123 HeidiA123 13-15, T 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Really don't know if you could call them "parents". More like the guy who got the woman pregnant who gave birth to me. Both were and still are drug users and were arrested several...
    gotzddem gotzddem 22-25, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    My parents after 20 miserable years are finally getting a divorce. I don't feel bad about the divorce but all the stuff that come with it like visitation or choosing sides really...
    dac01 dac01 13-15, F 1 Response 50 mins ago

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    Someone here answered my question and commented something that reminded me of a very very old thought which I haven't thought of since I was 8. I just remembered how when I was...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Do you ever ask them for something and they keep telling you that they're gonna get it for you but they keep on lying and eventually they give to one of your siblings and never...
    flife flife 13-15, F 20 hrs ago

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    I asked my mum if I could have some money for my birthday and she said no. She suggested that she get me a $14 meal at the pub for my birthday...a $14 meal for my 30th Birthday...
    sarahk85 sarahk85 26-30, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I was at my room as usual and the door was locked. Suddenly my mom knocked the door and started to yelling at me. I didn't know why. She did it about 5 minutes and then she went...
    supernerd22 supernerd22 16-17, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    i feel liikei just dont want to goon anymor ei stayed up late just so i couldnt face the day i feel tired all the time in such a dark spot but im stubborn and wont open up i feel...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 6 hrs ago

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    I tend to eat very tiny portions and I always chew and spit without swallowing most of my food. Yesterday my parents and I were out and we picked up dinner on the go. They kept...
    imasweetheart imasweetheart 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I recently found out that what my mother has been putting me through for years is called Narcissistic Personality Disorder. I knew things were weird but after years of living away...
    enough75 enough75 36-40, F 32 mins 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 Mar 25

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    JESUS WANTS 18 MILLION DOLLARS BY THE WEEKEND! - "I believe in the family; with my ever loving wife beside me, but she don't know about my girlfriend, or the man I met last night...
    MidnightMasquerade MidnightMasquerade 22-25, F Apr 2

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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 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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