I Think My Parents Are Too Protective And Need To Back Off

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    Too Much.

    My parents never let me do anything! I'm a responsible child. I've never smoked, drank, had sex, gotten high, ect. I make good grades and keep up on my household chores. Do they not trust me? They 'hate' my friends when there isn't anything wrong with them. I'm turning 16 in 35...
    Nnyl97 Nnyl97
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 25, 2013

    I'm talking about my mother -.

    - she refuses to let me live my own life. I'm suppossed to know how to take care of myself and unfortunately a bump in the road has delayed it. I'm learning now but all she does is nag me to this or that and it hinders my life experience
    decimatedxdreams decimatedxdreams
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 6, 2015

    Starting To Hate Them

    It took 6 months after my birthday for them to let me get my permit. They were scared I would die. Then everytime I wanna go out..I have to tell them a week in advance and tell them who what where when why and how. They never want to drive us anywhere, thank god. Everytime I'm...
    allieKatee allieKatee
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 6, 2011

    Over Protected

    I'm 14 and I have phone restrictions. I can't text or call past 8 on school nights and 9 on weekends. The times are really early and im really busy during the week and on weekends so i dont have time to really talk to anyone except at school but A LOT of my friends don't go to my...
    smileyxylie smileyxylie
    13-15, F
    1 Response Oct 11, 2010


    I love my parents dearly and at my age they are still protective of all of us. Aye aye aye.  I don't know if any other nationality are the same, but most italian parents are this way.  We can be 65 years old and we will still be their babies and treated like babies...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Oct 18, 2010

    My Parents Are At Times

        My parents can be very protective at times. I know that my mom is the most protective. She like to find out everything that I talk about with Jack. It drives me nuts. I think that she is very nosy at times. My dad is not as much protective. Only when it comes t...
    acjf acjf
    22-25, F
    Nov 14, 2010
    cashetty69 cashetty69
    51-55, M
    Sep 2, 2015

    My Controlling Parents

    I always grew up in a strict household. My parents are hispanic so their culture is very different than american culture. I rarely left my house when I was younger and they always made my choices for me. As I got older I began to act up and get bad grades in school. I had little...
    Dollywally Dollywally
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 1, 2012

    Today I have a massive breakdown I was left in

    hysterics my parents weren't sympathetic at all in fact they brought me to that state. It has only just occurred to me how sad I actually am
    YesterdayTomorrow YesterdayTomorrow
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 15, 2014
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