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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." "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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    I'm just sick of them. We talk and no one listens to me. Whats the point? No matter what I talk about no one cares. I'm sick of trying, of caring, of giving them the time of day...
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    My parents divorced when I was 8
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