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How strict are your parents? - April 11th 2010, 10:47 PM

The title pretty much says it all. My dad's super-chill and basically lets me most everything I want (within reason, of course). My mom's a little more uptight, which is annoying sometimes. What about you guys?
   
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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 11th 2010, 10:55 PM

Not very at all. When I was 15 I used to go out a lot with my friend. She had to be home at 9pm and my parents didn't really care what time I come in. As long as it wasn't something completely stupid like 3am. The only time they were slightly strict was when I wanted to sleep over my ex boyfriend's house (they obviously thought we'd have sex, which we didn't) I did talk them into letting me though.


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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 11th 2010, 10:59 PM

I only have my mom, and she's not strict at all. She usually lets me do what I want (within reason). Obviously she doesn't let me do some things but she's pretty laid back because she trusts me. (Thankfully! )


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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 11th 2010, 11:59 PM

My dad is pretty laid back too but he does worry about me in some situation when,really he has nothing to be worried about. I guess I see in someway how he still sees me as his little girl,he does talk to me like I'm still 10 years old and it's quite funny but I'll always love my dad and no one can replace him in my life.My mother,hmmm, my mother . She's not one of those mothers who feels the need to call you every 5 minutes when you're out with friends and such but then again, I was never really close with her until a few years back when I was kind of rebelling and I left for college but I talk to her almost everyday now,I've left the past and I've grown up to be more mature and learn from my mistakes and yes,she would let me do whatever I want ( within reasons,of course )


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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 12th 2010, 12:03 AM

My mom was overprotectant but after some convincing from the therapist, I'm able to have looser leash around my throat. Though it still is pretty tight...
And my dad, he doesn't care what I do, as long as it isn't bad and doesn't involve boys.
But I still can't even go out to my tiny patio without my mom breathing down my neck.


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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 12th 2010, 12:22 AM

My parents are weird they are relaxed about some things and then strict about others.
I can go out whenever I want as long as I'm back at a decent hour and not intoxicated beyond belief.
If I want to go out I just have to tell them when, where and who I'm with. I can go to most places I want but if it's far I need to let them know.
But when it comes to things like letting my boyfriend stay or me staying at his they are pretty strict, I guess it's 'cause even though I'm legally an adult I am still their little girl and they wouldn't want to believe anything untoward was happening with us in which case they would just be being plain igronant.
   
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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 12th 2010, 08:01 AM

I have lived with just my mum since I was 6...and she is soo unstrict it is really awesome! A lot of my friends say she is more like my sister than my mum! She plays games, jumps on the trampoline with me and up until i was about 14 played "bucks" with me, where she'd be the horse and buck me off onto the couch and we'd video it and watch it And for a nearly 50 (in 2 and a bit weeks) year old, thats pretty cool!
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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 12th 2010, 08:06 AM

My father is not strict at all, he is like my friend we think the same, act and have so many inside jokes
My mother on the other side is kinda strict, but if you ask in a nice way and in the right circumstances she will give in.


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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 12th 2010, 09:06 AM

My parent are very strict seriously. My mom watches me alot, and I can't really say my dad watches me because he doesn't live with me. My mom, she fights with me alot. She's so overprotective of what I'm doing. It don't like it at all. I really wish she could be a little less strict.



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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 12th 2010, 08:18 PM

My mom is really strict about most things. Like if it has anything at all to do with a guy (even my best friend who's gay) she has to think about it and talk it over with my dad. And she will never let me be alone with a guy. I fight with her a lot because of that. She's also really strict about cleaning the house and stuff like that.
My dad, on the other hand, is really cool. He doesn't care about most stuff and he jokes around and is more easy going than my mom.


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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 12th 2010, 08:48 PM

My parents are a lot better now than they were ... when I was 16 and all my friends had 12/1am curfews mine was 9/10pm. Now though as long as I tell them a rough time and leave a note when I get in they're ok - just so they can see in the morning that I got home ok.
They're still a bit funny about where I stay and I have to give them an address and number if I stay out at someones house. The only time this hasn't happened is with my last ex, they trusted him with me more than they trust me!? Get's a little annoying sometimes.


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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 13th 2010, 12:11 AM

My parents are very old school, strict and uptight.
   
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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 13th 2010, 01:26 AM

They usually let me go wherever I'd like, I just need a few hours notice if it's overnight. If it's something where I'll be back home that night, I give them a time that I might be back. I keep in contact with them with my phone - sometimes they call a lot a lot. Kind of embarrassing. But I can't complain, they have really loosened up. They're not usually home so I take advantage of those times too. I leave notes sometimes just in case they get back before me but they NEVER see them lol! They won't let me do EVERYTHING but I think they see that I can take care of myself.
   
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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 13th 2010, 01:19 PM

My dad is pretty strict. At the moment he wont let me watch TV because of my brother, he dosnt like me going to the mall with my friends, he tends to argue and get into fights with me and all that. My mum isnt that strict. She agrees with my dad only because most of the time she has to or else there would be even more arguments but most of the time she lets me do whatever. But they both tend to go on my brother's side even if his the one that caused whatever problem that had happened. That really annoys the crap outta me and makes me hate them even more...-_-'


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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 13th 2010, 10:12 PM

My mom pretty much trusts me. As long as she knows where I am, who I'm with, and what time I'll be home, we're good.


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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 13th 2010, 10:18 PM

I only have my mom- (my dad died in 08)
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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 14th 2010, 01:12 PM

My mom is pretty laid back... She dosesn't let me do anything I want practically, but I do it anyway... Surprisingly, she doesn't know about my 6 piercings, so i'm ok...


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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 14th 2010, 02:39 PM

My mum is pretty laid back. There is obviously a line but it isn't one that I would want to cross because I do have that respect for her.
   
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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 14th 2010, 05:54 PM

My mother is a freak of nature O.o

No really, she doesn't let me do anything and I'm 22. She gets angry if I decide to do something without telling her first. Yes, I do live with my parents currently, but still!

My dad, he understands a bit better. If it wasn't for my mother, he would probably let me do whatever I wanted (within reason) without saying very much.
   
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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 14th 2010, 06:11 PM

My parents are phyco.
My dad is rarly around during the day. He's a social person and easy going. and loves my sister and I to bits. Acts like superman but really is the marshmellow man. Can be quite strick though and when angry id sugest running to the hills. He's scacier then my mom because it happens rarely.
To my mom... She gets stressed out easly, and is very nit picky, uptight and i swear slightly bi polar. Happy one minute yellong at me the next. then happy again. She always finds something to rag on you about and often. I dont like being around her alot but I still love her.
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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 15th 2010, 02:29 PM

My dad is completely cool, he pretty much let's me do whatever I want within a pretty respectable margin of course. My mom on the hand is like the complete opposite, though she does have her moments lol. She pretty much gets me anything I want, my dad usually just buys small things like CDs and such. Then theres my dog, lol...Shes awesome :P


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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 15th 2010, 03:39 PM

My parent's buy shit that I steal, so I wouldn't say they're very strict.

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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 15th 2010, 10:08 PM

My parents are both pretty much laid back, my moms a bit more uptight, and my dad still thinks I'm his baby, so they are okay.



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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 16th 2010, 07:20 AM

My Dad's cool. My Mom yells her head off at me a lot making me feel worthless, worse yet - she's bi-polar, somedays she's normal other days she hates me. My Dad also knows I'm growing up and allows me to move away, my Mom still tries to keep me at home. I wonder if I'll get in an argument with her before I move away to Los Angeles soon. I just wish she could see me as an adult (even though I still act like a teen, who doesn't in their 20s - still, technically, I am) - I hate it.


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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 16th 2010, 03:40 PM

i still live at home but its more of a formality, i come and go as i please but thats due to the fact that everything i buy and do is on my own dime so they cnt really say anything. i do let my mom know when im going out and i try to let her knowabout when ill be home but thats more out of respect and so she wont worry
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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 16th 2010, 05:09 PM

I'm almost 22 and live with just my mom, my dad's out of state. I remember fighting with her a lot when I was younger, but I can't remember about what. Now, as long as she knows where I am and who I'm with, I can do whatever I want. She knows I'm responsible and she totally trusts me. Also, if I have doubts about doing something I'll run it by her first. When I'm with my dad though it's weird. He knows I'm responsible, but he lectures me like crazy!


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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 16th 2010, 06:03 PM

Both my parents are reeaaallyyy laid back. Pretty much let me and my brother do whatever we want. Probably why my brother went off the rails, eh.


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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 16th 2010, 06:14 PM

My Dad's pretty cool with anything I do. I suppose he trusts me not to do anything stupid

My Mum's a little stricter and more over-protective. She's not as strict with me as she is with my brother.. but if I let a guy within a one mile radius, I will never hear the end of it. She's a little paranoid sometimes and quite stingy when it comes to letting us out with friends but.. I love her anyway.


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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 16th 2010, 08:18 PM

Not very. They have rules, but they trust me and let they do give me freedom. They've always made it very clear that if I break that trust then they'll be a lot more strict. But I'm a good girl.
   
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Re: How strict are your parents? - April 16th 2010, 08:40 PM

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My Dad is super strict, on what clothes I wear, the way I talk, my grades, and that's forgetting guys. Boyfriends are bad apparently. lol. Although, I have to say, he does seem to quite like my current boyfriend which is great =]

My Mum isn't so strict, but still pretty strict. lol. It's gradually getting better as I get older, and I'm gradually being given a social life. lol


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