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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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    SoccerGirl2000 SoccerGirl2000 13-15, F 8 Responses Nov 21

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    If my parents really know what all I've done and what I'm planning to do they would kill me!! Oh well they need to learn the stricter they are the worse I'm going to be
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    My parents genuinely love me and I have no doubt about that but they can be so ******* selfish it drives me mad. I have Aspergers and they've always refused to learn the basics to...
    geordiegent geordiegent 36-40, M Nov 28

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    so yeah what the title says im almost 20 in 2-3 months and my parents still run my life . can anyone else relate ?
    miz0217 miz0217 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    My parent's divorce taught me what it takes to make a marriage work. Now I know this sounds the opposite of what most children of divorce say but this is how I feel. Yes,divorce...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 30

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    My parents died in a car accident when I was 3. I have lived with my aunt ever since. It's hard because I sometimes wonder what my life would be like if they were here.
    meneme2050 meneme2050 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    A while ago I found out about Experience Project. I knew I'd have to get my mommy's permission so I asked. She and my sister set up an account for me and chose my username and...
    littlebobby6 littlebobby6 13-15, M 4 Responses Nov 22

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    I really need to talk to others who have strict families. It is always family business and I really hate getting scolded and punished in front of everyone. Grandparents, uncles...
    Emma20020 Emma20020 13-15, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    My mom has had persistent vertigo for the past week. She was confined a few days ago, but wanted to be discharged when the doctors couldn't figure out what's causing the dizziness...
    twelves twelves 22-25 Nov 24

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    My mom is from Germany and she is super strict about rules and everything. It is like "Rebecca your room is untidy, Rebecca don't be home late for dinner, Rebecca finish your...
    ohbecca ohbecca 13-15, F 6 Responses Nov 27

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    My mom is dating a guy whom I very much dislike. I think he is not nice, doesn't keep to his word, and speaks very dirty language. I would never ruin their relationship but it's so...
    xxalicerosexx xxalicerosexx 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    It's really annoying and nit normal at all
    Court24 Court24 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    Why are they always having fights about the ******* money, why just pays my dad just pay on the right time the right amount of money and its all over than. I can't handle it...
    vit1234 vit1234 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    It's so hard to see the two people who has been together more than half of my life fight together as though they were just another person on the street. It kills me to see them...
    sparksofinsanity sparksofinsanity 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am so sick and tired of hearing parents trying to get certain TV shows off the air, because they don't want their children watching it... IT'S CALLED PARENTAL CONTROLS - YOU...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 28

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    I've been hurting my mom emotionally. My family is a patriarchy family, and the girls alway been told that they cant do things like boys. For example, girls are not allow to be...
    Julietxxx Julietxxx 16-17, F Nov 20

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    I lost my mother to cancer December 15 2010, her funeral was exactly 1 week before Christmas, that was hard my mom loved Christmas. she was and will always be an amazing woman, I...
    McKenna630 McKenna630 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    There are plenty of kids out there who have never had to work for anything in their lives and have always had everything handed to them on a silver platter, but not me. I have had...
    downbutnotout1 downbutnotout1 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I don't remember a day where I actually felt normal. Could run. Didn't have my parents yell at me for "not controlling my symptoms". People asking why my legs are all red and...
    HebBay HebBay 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I was raised in a foster family (I was fostered then adopted into this family- and they continued to foster other children). When I was younger I was a loud, confident child and as...
    Alexmoss1990 Alexmoss1990 22-25, M 11 hrs ago

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    I grew up listening to other people describe my mother as a good mom. Likewise my father was always thought of as a warmhearted and friendly dad. No one knew the truth of what my...
    Isagoodmom Isagoodmom 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    Everything is my fault. I know that. Everyone is better off without me so I have came up with a plan. I've been so miserable with my life and I can't think of any other way to end...
    NotSuchAnInnocentGirl NotSuchAnInnocentGirl 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Little kid: "im Billy and im 5" me: cool. Little kid: "im gonna have a better job then this whem im your age" me: "oh yeah? Well while youre waiting; youre only here because the...
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M 6 hrs ago

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    Dear Native tribes of America; thank you for taking our prudish, fundamentalist religious weirdos off our hands, they were so stuffy and uptight even WE hated them, sincerely...the...
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M Nov 27

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    Live And Let Live. (EP Edition)This website has been up since 2007.Millions of people have joined since. From different backgrounds. Different lifestyles. Different views and...
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    I feel like parents should stop being over protective and stop sheltering their kids so much. I didn't come from an overprotective family - and neither did half of my friends...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 25

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    I'm twenty years old and living at home with my parents and younger sister (18). I'm in community college and heading out of state next year. Now, here's a simple statement: I don...
    Shygal3029876 Shygal3029876 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Now, I realize that life with my parents for me isn't nearly as bad as some of the stories of abuse and neglection that others suffer through. I probably sound like a total loser...
    nc12 nc12 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 25

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    Hello, ok first off let me explain why at my age I still live with my parents. I moved back in with my parents 4 years ago because my husband and I got separated. Basically he...
    BrokenAngel1201 BrokenAngel1201 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Can't seem to live a happy life with my parents. I graduated from college with a master degree, found a good job, bought my own house. My parents moved in my house claiming to...
    Damnparents Damnparents 36-40, F Nov 24

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    I'm an adult female in my 30s. I moved out of my parent's house at 17. I've been married, divorced. I am a parent. I hate my parents. They are horrible people. Narcissists. My...
    h8torade h8torade 31-35, F Dec 5

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    Recently, I began dating a guy who my parents absolutely hated. Actually, at the point in time in which my parents hated him, he was barely in my life at all. He and I had become...
    anonymous1129 anonymous1129 18-21 2 Responses Dec 10

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    It is the duty of the parents to teach ther children to prepair themf or life. ANd the children should repsect their parents for that and obey them so they can learn from them. Of...
    Nickgermany Nickgermany 46-50, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    "We're your parents we know whats best for you" Actually no, you don't. Yes, you're my parents, yes, you raised me, but are you a ******* mind-reader now? No? Then **** off. You...
    CanYouHearTheSilence CanYouHearTheSilence 13-15, T 1 Response Dec 9

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    I guess having loving parents is just too much to ask for and lately I keep being reminded of it. I went to a friends house and I couldn't help but notice the way her mother...
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    Their not actually divorced just spilt up because they never got married, and that Dosent mean I was born by accident in just a quick fling or something, they got together and...
    AlliLittle AlliLittle 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    My name is Michael and I am from central Texas. I firmly believe in corporal punishment for children, aged under 18. I have two daughters, Jessica. She is 14 now, getting into...
    michaelharrisondad michaelharrisondad 41-45, M 8 Responses Nov 30

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    My parents are both wonderful people. It isn't that they don't have time for me (which it kinda is actually) but my sister has lupus, shes 32 and I'm 22....she's been sick since...
    FeelAgain FeelAgain 22-25, F Dec 2

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    I always get good grades.. I have never gotten below a 90, I have a perfect GPA, and I don't date, but always my parents give me a hard time they just make me clean and do the hard...
    Sappi1 Sappi1 13-15, F 5 days ago

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