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    Brittany

    this is actually a really hard message to reply to... my dad has been in and out of jail since i was born and my mom kicked me out when i was 14. i emancipated myself at 16... the only advice i can really give is to love your kids. always be there for them. as i stated above, im...
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M 7 Responses May 22, 2008

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    Alicia

    What I like most about my parents is that they are always trying to give me solutions to my problems which is always a huge help since that's all this world. If I could give my parent a bit of advice it would be to think over both sides of a conversation before jumping to...
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 23, 2008

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    Ashley

    Well 1. What do I like about my parents?.... that's a hard one. I find it difficult to find alot of things that I do like about my parents.. not really because of their rules or any of the immature stuff most kids "hate" their parents for, but because they are nothing...
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 23, 2008

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    Mandi

    I think that at this point what parents need to do is to teach their children to be good people and have deep strengths in their beliefs. After their children have learned this I think they should let them do what makes them happy. If it is good clean and wholesome, and most...
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M 1 Response May 22, 2008

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    KJ

    my parents arent split but i agree with the rest. and parents DONT ask kids which parents they love more, its awkward for the parent that gets left out and for the child to answer. if you give love equally u will get it equally if not more. and my parents dont do this next thing...
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 23, 2008

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    Bonnie

    1.) What I like about my parents: My parents are both very hard workers. Even though they have been divorced for several years and both have new families, they work their hardest to provide and care for their new family. Both of my parents are friendly and outgoing people, and...
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M Jun 23, 2008

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    Danielle

    What I want from my parents is trust. I mean I'm not asking for an outragous curfew or any thing but I want to be able to go out with my friends and not have to check in like every 30 mins I mean I'm like 17 about to go college. Also when I make a mis take don't fly off the...
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M 4 Responses May 22, 2008

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    I Have Twelve Summer Pysch Interns

    The wisdom and energy of youth is always welcomeed in my field. Ofte their views are prejudiced by life's experiences. They have to look at the purity of reason. They are a great bunch. Will all make fine pyschologists some daY.
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 4 Responses Jul 11, 2009

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    Home Depot

    If we can do it... Why do they need to help? Monster Boy's question about the Home Depot catch phrase
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2008

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    Questions That I Asked the Youth of Today

    I want to know from you, what you would have your parents do differently, what type of parent you want to be and finally, what we as parents can do to insure you have what you need to not only survive in this world but to spread your wings and fly.  
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M 16 Responses May 22, 2008

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    I Have Twelve Summer Pysch Interns

    The wisdom and energy of youth is always welcomeed in my field. Ofte their views are prejudiced by life's experiences. They have to look at the purity of reason. They are a great bunch. Will all make fine pyschologists some daY.
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 11, 2009

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    Andrea

    I'm Andraea, I'm 16 years old   1. I like that my parents are honest with me. They aren't afraid to tell me when they think i'm making a mistake or heading for trouble, and I really appreciate it.  They have made so many sacrifices for me and my younger sister over...
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M May 22, 2008

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    RaShea

    RaShea I'd love to help. 1) my parents try to be supportive of me and my goals, but also try to keep me from putting too much stress on myself. 2) sometimes I wish that they would be a little more tolerant of my ideas and activities that I do. I also wish they would have put...
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 3, 2008

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    Mex

    I wish that my mother had taught me more about god. or at the least taken me to church more than on christmas and easter only.
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M 6 Responses May 22, 2008

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    Just A Bar, But..

    "...most people say thank GODI say thank whatcause what will the world bewhen America's bankrupt..."should hear the whole song I wrote, but..http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gKX9TWRyfs       <~~~~go there and learn sumthin
    MYKOMPUTER MYKOMPUTER 26-30, M Jul 7, 2011

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    Ana

    1) what you like about your parents What I like about my parents is that, whenever there's a problem in the family, like if we're low on money, they let me know. Like, they don't over-protect me from real life. Sometimes I do wish I were a little kid again, because being innocent...
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M Jun 23, 2008

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