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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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    Growing up I felt like a prisoner in my own home. The only time I really ever left the house was to go to school or to go shopping with my parents. Whenever I tried to do something...
    dokkyo dokkyo 22-25 2 Responses Jul 13

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    When I was around 11- 12 my parents told me and my three years younger sister the were going to seperate. I have never cried more than I did that day. But I am kind of glad they...
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    I'm 18 and I have a girlfriend of 1 year. Even with this, my parents still limit the amount of time that I go out. A few months ago, my parents would only let me see my girlfriend...
    anibalmango anibalmango 18-21, M 6 Responses Jul 15

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    They say having strict parents will discipline your kids for the better. But despite what my parents said I still went on with my life doing horrible and regretful things behind...
    Ennevi Ennevi 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    My parents separated in the late summer of 2006 when I was six, probably the worst time to split up as it is around about the age where you start to notice other people's feelings...
    natasha2607 natasha2607 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Warning: Extreme Ranting ahead I recently turned nineteen, I have been unofficially fired from three jobs, can't drive, can't cook, can't wash, did I mention I happened to fail...
    LiesandLace LiesandLace 18-21 1 Response Jul 17

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    Money does something to people, it changes them. I saw my family break apart piece by piece because of it. It was Not even greed. My family owned a small restaurant and it didn't...
    tommyfung tommyfung 16-17, M Jul 5

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    My parents are strict--but great, don't get me wrong. They mean the best for me, and they require that I take a four hour PSAT practice test each day (my score is never as high as...
    ArtisteMe ArtisteMe 16-17, F Jun 28

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    Luckily, I have had it a lot better than most kids with divorced parents. My parents are still friends, I get to see them whenever I want, plus double holidays!
    thelastfirstchoice thelastfirstchoice 13-15, F Jul 4

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    I have two deaf parents and I am caught between two worlds. I don't belong in either one...communicating with my parents frustrates me when I get used to talking to hearing people...
    gabbyxox gabbyxox 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    My parents are a pain in the ***. I am so ready for college so I can be on my own and live life. I'm not allowed to date. I can't have a boyfriend, where would I even meet one. I'm...
    Randi97 Randi97 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I ******* hate my parents, making me go to my moms and **** when they know I hate it here.
    ahoyitsbailey ahoyitsbailey 16-17, F Jul 4

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    My parents are really strict and almost never let me do anything but when they do i go all out and go crazy lol ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‚
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    My parents divorced when I was 3. My grandparents also divorced and I hope I either get it right the first time... if you know what I mean, or never marry. This is definitely not a...
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    My parents separated 4 years ago, divorced two, my mom got a bf a week after it was final, now engaged, she hasn't talked to my sister in a few years and soon won't be speaking...
    cmalley7 cmalley7 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I don't even remember a time wen my parents together. I honestly don't think they were even still together wen I was born. My mom won't talk and I don't ask cause it just makes her...
    Rachlm214 Rachlm214 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    So here is the thing, my parents got divorced few months ago and i live with my mother, also with my little bros 9 and 7. About their divorce they agreed that the fortune of our...
    dioaj dioaj 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    My parents have been on and off since I was 3 my dad finally promised to stay home 1 year and a half ago he promised to stay with me forever but this Easter he left we found out...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    Even though my parents have been divorced for 8 years, it still hurts when they fight.
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    When I was 15 my parents ill fated 16 relationship finally imploded. It stsrted with a mysterious letter sent to our family home while my father was away. My siblings and I know...
    Eitan Eitan 22-25, M Jul 15

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    I'm 16 have been dating my boyfriend since right after my 15th birthday and my parents refused to let me go on an actual date until I turned 16. I don't understand their logic, but...
    huntersmiles14 huntersmiles14 16-17, F Jul 16

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    My parents aren't controlling so much. They don't watch every step I do but still they take care that I do my homework. When I got out I have to explain with who and where and when...
    Jennyred Jennyred 13-15, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    My parents are very strict I am 16 and I have curfew and still get spanked and corner time!! The first spanking of the summer was friggen today by mom!!!! Man she wore my butt out...
    brandonpatrick brandonpatrick 13-15, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Lolol it makes me laugh when people say "my parents are strict because I have a curfew." I don't have a curfew. Wanna know why? Because I'm not allowed out. I'm gonna be 18 in a...
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    And they spoiled me with all the things I ever wanted even now and protected with tons of rules and also constrictions. I have no tolerance and throw away stuff when I'm tired of...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 28

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    anyone else have this problem? there is way too much to even put in this story, but i thought i might share alittle of the crazyness for you guys to see. sorry if it sounds like a...
    cloakedgarden cloakedgarden 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    my dad controls everything that goes on in my life and its getting out of hand I think its because im in highschool now and he feels like im growing up or something but he needs to...
    starysky98 starysky98 13-15, F Jun 29

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    Hi I am Tricia from Germany, first sorry for my bad English. I get spanked by Mom and Dad, Mom use a wooden spoon once or two times in the month, and Dad use the cane if he thinks...
    Pattylein1998 Pattylein1998 13-15, F 8 Responses Jul 3

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    They're just strict about "some" things. Not the kind where they wouldn't let you go out or stuff.
    flyoffsomewhere flyoffsomewhere 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Just because there's no divorce from where i come from.
    bittersweetsourandsalty bittersweetsourandsalty 31-35, F Jul 7

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    I can't stand being here with them anymore. Yeah this is my only home that I've ever had but they make it a house. Not a home. I just want my mama to come save me so I can finally...
    Gayminniemouse Gayminniemouse 13-15, F Jul 7

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    I always end up having to go to my fathers house and I absolutely hate it here... He's so impulsive and I don't ever feel safe around him. ๐Ÿ˜ฅ
    okjulianna okjulianna 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I'm 22 and i still can't go out without moms permission. Also, if i break any of her rules i get grounded lol
    Gblue5 Gblue5 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    But that sure doesn't stop me
    notsofab notsofab 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    My friends can't come to my house. I can't come to theirs. If there's a group project that's needed to be done, do it during class or stay after school to finish. I can only...
    CrescentSings CrescentSings 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    When I was 4-7 I thought I saw my mom smoking. When me and my sister asked she allways made up some excuse as to what it was. When I was 9 I found out my mom did smoke and it...
    Aquathemermaid Aquathemermaid 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    GOD YES. 24/7 HOUR SURVEILLANCE
    CrownedWithLaurel CrownedWithLaurel 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    They want me to act as an adult and make my own decisions. Yet they want me home before 12........... When i do come home late its like they shun me. Im the outcast
    lovelyytroubledsoul lovelyytroubledsoul 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Ughhh that **** annoying . Smh
    typicalprettygirl typicalprettygirl 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    They act like I don't do crap. I hate my "moms" job, I mean she doesn't let me wear tampons because she thinks I will think it was a pรฉรฑรฎลก what the heck so what if I do? I can...
    DesiresFromTheHeart DesiresFromTheHeart 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Today I was at the eye doctor to get my contacts and there was this gay guy who worked there and my mom was like gay gay gay like she kept saying it in our language trying to get...
    HaddyT HaddyT 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Uptight or tight all over. Sigh.
    converted converted 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I lost my Dad 2012 and I have recently lost my Mom on June 7 it's been a little over a month and I am just now starting to feel depressed. They both passed from cancer and I don't...
    toripiercy toripiercy 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    throughout my experience on ep, i have yet to meet a single girl around my age who actually jokes around and isn't so uptight that she cant walk straight. honestly, i just wanna...
    xcountrycam xcountrycam 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Why do some people on here feel the need to block you when you've done nothing wrong? I also see people post things like "don't add me if you haven't messaged me before and if you...
    adhane05 adhane05 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 28

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    Don't get me wrong I love to shop but the mall makes me nervous . First of all there are way too many mass shootings going on to not plan an exit route or hiding spot whenever I'm...
    jnoga jnoga 31-35, F Jul 2