Top 10 Annoying Things About Parents

This is a list that just tells you annoying things about parents in general.Enjoy!

The Top Ten

1 They think they know best but they pick stupid choices for you

If I'm going to get a bit personal here, my parents made a decision to switch me to a very different school they're reason was they KNEW that was the best decision now fast forwards to now they HATE who I've turned into. All they talk about is how they liked how I was when I was at my old school, just goes to show this isn't a list of angsty childish teens ranting about their parens - Vegeta40049

2 They are so hypocritical

I've been doing Cheerleading for eight years and my mom is like you ARE stopping Cheer but now Cheer is my life and I love it and she broke my heart thankfully my dad says he will allow me to keep Cheerleading (thank God) and will tell my mom I'm really good and I should and I still do on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. - Swiftdawn

Mom and Dad: Too much sweets are bad for you and too much iPad is bad for your eyes

*plays the iPad all day while eating cookies, chocolate and Asian desserts*

3 They think anything is expensive

So maybe think twice before asking your mum for supreme wear - Vegeta40049

True for Asians

4 They think you are still a little girl/boy

My mom thinks she can still pick out my clothes! They want you to act mature but refuse to believe you can do anything involving complex thought or common sense. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

Only my mom does - Neonco31

5 They shout at you for the tiniest reasons

Like playing laptop overtime, they scold me to go take a break - Neonco31

Last night my parents YELLED AT ME for going to bed!

My parents do this every day. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

My mom just shouted at me for eating blueberries OUT OF THE WRONG CONTAINER.

Oh wait. She didn’t just shout. She WENT INSANE.

It’s just a mistake! Why can’t she just accept the fact that I just made a mistake? >:(

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6 They treat other siblings better

Always applies to younger siblings

7 They disagree with you
8 They tell you to pause an online game

My parents tell me to TURN THE GAME OFF even though I haven't even paused it or saved it yet! EVEN WORSE!

The same thing goes for whatever I'm doing on the computer.

9 They take their anger out on you

YES!

So my mom bought an item which she believed that has a defect. My dad didn’t think so. They argued over it. Then later when they talk to me, even if it’s on a totally unrelated topic, they get angry and speak to me in a loud and frustrated attitude.

Guys, I have NOTHING to do with it and I didn’t even do anything in the first place, so what are you getting mad at me for? Don’t make ME mad! >:(

10 They send you to bed too early

I think it's okay, I like when I get enough sleep. - LeaPurple2003

When I was in high school my mom made me go to bed at 9 PM

The Newcomers

? They don’t trust you

During parties, my cousins do something bad. They lie about it and tell my parents. My parents then reprimand me for nothing. I tell them that they were lying and that I didn’t do anything, and then they either tell me “stop lying! ” Or “that’s enough! ”.

I now feel that I no longer can trust them when I’m in the same room as my cousins without any grownups during family parties because of this :(

? They are overprotective

My mom take this up to eleven. She thinks that ANYTHING could hurt/kill me. For example:

-she severely restricts my sugar intake. She thinks that if I eat ONLY ONE BITE of dessert, I will get diabetes then go blind then get my arms and legs amputated due to complications
-she won't let me go to a store THAT'S ACROSS THE STREET FROM MY HOUSE alone, AND I'M 26!
-she won't let me ride coasters that go upside down because she thinks that I'll either die from it, throw up, or get my face distorted and I will look ugly forever as a result

This is just a small sample of my life.

The Contenders

11 They ask if you've done your homework when you are having a fun time
12 They enter your room

I want to install a lock on my door because of this

13 They smooch and hug right in front of you
14 They steal your stuff and claim it's theirs
15 They buy stuff for your siblings and not you
16 They think that you are a liar

I was telling the truth! >:(

17 They turn off the TV or change the channel while you are in the middle of a show

There’s only 10 minutes left in the show!

18 They sometimes criticize and insult you

They called me useless :(

19 They never apologize when they make you upset
20 They won’t let their adult children cry
21 They think they can be the boss of you
22 They always say “no” when you ask for something
23 When they are mad they will yell at you
24 They make up excuses
25 They lie to you when you were a kid
26 They tell relatives embarrassing stories about your childhood
27 They just don’t understand what you’re going through and how you feel

When I'm struggling with my homework and it stresses me out, instead of helping me, she just tells me off for slacking off (which is NOT true! >:( )

28 They can be picky
29 They hoard useless items

My mom has like TONS of old TVB drama VHS tapes that dates from the late 80s and early 90s that she hasn’t watched in YEARS. She won’t get rid of them.

30 They shush you
31 They force the oldest child to do chores while the younger ones can be lazy
32 They spoil the youngest
33 They blame all their arguments on their children

What do WE have to do with your personal relationships? >:(

34 They get mad when their older children are sick

When I was either 11 or 12 I was sick on New Year’s Eve and I threw up all over the bathroom floor because I didn’t make it to the trash can in time. My mom yelled at me when she saw the mess.

35 They show favoritism to their children

My sister is the favorite child and I’m the unfavorite child :(

36 They make their children stressed
37 They force you to do something you don't want to do
38 They always say no
39 They never encourage you
40 They think the oldest child is the root of all problems

When my cousins do bad stuff and my parents argue and our relatives are frustrated with life, they automatically blame it all on ME. I am the oldest child in the family. It’s really annoying and frustrating because most of the time I have nothing to do with their problems.

41 They feed you so little during lunch and then force you to starve until dinner even if you get very hungry

My mom is Asian and she does this all the time

42 They always change them minds
43 They confuse you

I have high blood sugar and banned me from eating sweets 99% of the time. Then she gives me 1/2 of a cookie or chocolate or something. She’s sending mixed messages and it’s confusing me. Should I eat it or not? Will eating that one bite give me instant diabetes? She has always been telling me to avoid/limit sweets as much as possible.

44 They constantly rush you

Mom: come and do this for me
Me: ok give me a second
Mom: no, RIGHT NOW! >:(

45 They prefer staying at home rather than going on vacation

My parents would always make up some excuse on why we should stay at home during the summer (eg. "it's too far to drive", "we're too old", "it wastes our time", etc...). No wonder my summers are so boring.

46 They view you as a troublemaker

My cousins and sister do bad stuff and my family automatically thinks that they are the innocent ones and I’m the one who was doing the bad stuff >:(

47 They think you’re too young for mature things

I watched “Showgirls” (the 1995 movie) and my mom told me that it’s too inappropriate for me to watch. I am 26.

48 They yell at you more than your sibling

Mainly because I'm the older one :(

49 They restrict my freedom
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