I Think That Parents Can Be Controlling

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    My Family Tries to Rule My Life

    I am 44 yrs old and my entire family treats me like i am 12.  i have a 12 yrs old son that apparently i am not raising correctly (according to them)....i am divorced twice and now in a relationship with a wonderful man that both my son and i love....even my sons father...
    wantmyfreedom wantmyfreedom
    2 Responses May 4, 2009

    Prime Example

    My sister is 21, a few weeks away from being 22. Today both our parents were gone from the house running errands in the morning, and I was at college. Her friend called and asked her to go to a movie. So her friend stopped by and picked her up from the house at 10 am. My sister...
    flyingintherain flyingintherain
    18-21, F
    Dec 10, 2011

    Parental Control Can Do Serious Damage

    No, I'm not a teenager upset that I'm not allowed to date or get my driver's license (although I think that's also legitimate cause for complaint).  I'm in my mid-20s and used to work with children and have witnessed the damage that can result from controlling parenting...
    sallysimpson sallysimpson
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 4, 2009
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