Ten Most Annoying Things About Parents

The Top Ten

1 They always think you're lying even when you're telling the truth

This happens to me alot, so annoying!

Me too, even if I'm telling the truth they always say "your getting the wrong message" I mean danmed I'm right!

It depends. Were your parents too mad to listen YOUR side of the story? - alphadan12

This happened to me today I was writing stories in my notebook when I went to the living room and my brother was using my tablet without permission. So I went and just snatched it from him. So he almost got on my back he was trying to get it from my hands. I holded it tightly so he won't get it. I told my mom about it and she told my brother to give it back to me cause it is mine. But my brother wants to still use it so my mom told me the stupidest thing to let him use it. I got his damn tablet it was already gonna be dead so I slammed the tablet on my bedroom floor like an idiot. My brother acts like if he never used a electronic device before. I went to the room my brother was using my tablet at and I tried to snatch it from him but he was holding on it so tight I couldn't grab it. He did the stupidest thing he kicked me all over my body. I thought he was gonna bite me numerous times. I told my mom right away but she said go tell your dad. My foolish mother is lazy and does'nt want ...more

I am so sorry for you does this always happen to you if it does well I hope some day it will change.

This morning my brother was playing on my moms phone in the car then my brother asked me to help him so I helped him but then he started to cry then I gave it back then my mom ask what happened then I said something loud she said that I was screaming then she said "CAN YOU SHUT UP"then I was sooo quiet then I said sorry she's like I don't care but then when we were at school my brother spit on my mom then I told on him then he said sorry then my mom said it's Okay

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2 When having an argument or just talking, they say you're getting an attitude when it's really just you trying to be neutral about it.

Seriously! This has been happening to me since forever! They always say I'm getting an attitude, but it isn't true. I'm just trying to keep my emotions under control.

So I'm 13 and I was at volleyball practice (my mom is my coach) and we were doing this drill for ball control where 3 people stand in front of the net with their backs to the net and there is a line in front of the outside hitter position the first person at the net passes the ball to you and you pass once to yourself and then to the next person at the net and so on and then you pass/set the ball to yourself all the way around the other side of the net and back to the line so anyways I was in the line and it was my turn so the first person passes me the ball and then the next person and finally I get to the 3rd person at the net and I kinda bump set it you know like. It was a pass but it would've been a good set and the girl at the net spikes it back to me and of course it goes over my head (always swing down! ) and I miss the ball but you aren't supposed to hit/spike the ball in this drill so I would've been the first person to make it all the way around and this girl (we'll call her ...more

My mom always thinks I'm having an additude when I'm just trying to be real...

I agree I mean this happens my mom only lets me watch kiddie shows

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3 Because I Said So

I also hate everything eles on this list especially:

6) Turning nothing into something
8) They always think you're lying even when you're telling the truth
9) Their singing
10) They die
11) They think that they hold your future
13) Making your bed
20) Very talkative and gives you lots of commands even if you can't do it
22) They choose what is the best for you but actually its the worst
25) They choose your name

- Trivium

Almost everything in this list I hate I love my parents singing I ESPECIALLY LOVE MY NAME and I hate making my own bed so I let them make it

I don't care what kind of authority figure you are, this will never EVER be a valid reason for anything. If you have a good reason for telling your kid to do/not do something then why not just tell them? And if you don't, why would you tell them to do it? You can't be a good example for your kids if you keep your motives a big mystery, so just explain stuff. It won't kill you.

They don't understand me. they even don't like noticing me on very important cases like ;Mum I'm hurt on my hand or ;Mum, Dad please buy a new laptop

Really I hate When parents tell you what to do like its like they the boss I'm just Like You are not the boss

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4 When you say all the other kids are doing it or have it they tell you that you're not other kids...but when they compare you to other people it's okay

"Mom please can I have call of duty? All of my friends have it! "
Mom-"Well they have a different family than us. Don't compare you with your friends. "
*A few weeks later*
"Mom can I go to the mall with my friends? "
Mom-"Does so-and-so's mom let him go to the mall without supervision? "

My mom threatened to hit me because I was playing Call of Duty and Grand Theft Auto... what is life?

OH. MY. GOOD. THIS IS SO TRUE! I try every argument I can to get them to buy me an iPhone, including the "everyone else has one too"...
Me: Can I please please PLEASE have an iPhone 4s?
Me: Well yeah and I like iPhones too so please?
Dad: NO. You are NOT them and you are my kid so you must do what I say and I say NO.
***months later***
Me: *using their argument against them* Well its because, oh I don't know... I'm NOT THEM.
Dad: that's NOT THE POINT!

They compare us to some other people when they want to, but when it comes to the point that we're comparing ourselves to others, the reply we get is "DON'T COMPARE YOURSELF TO OTHERS." - Pearl13

Abby can go there whenever she wants. I just want to go one time!
Yeah, but there are many kids who can't.
Yes, because their parents are narrow-minded. Unlike you. *asskisser-moment*

That gets on my nerve. If I were to tell them I failed a test and tell them that that over 95% of the students failed, they’ll be like, “Then you should have studied,” or “Are you implying that you are average.” I just want to yell out, “Fxxx! The hell I am average! What the fxxx do you expect from me! ”

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5 They are big liars

When my brother decided to study music as a major and a career, my mom was supportive of him. She said, "I'll let you chase your dreams" and that "I'll let my kids decide their future". Thus, I had a conversation about my aspirations, and it went like this:

Me: Mom, I want to be an artist. (I'm in tenth grade by the way)

Mom: No. That'll never happen. You MUST become a dentist. Art will just be a hobby for you.

Me: Why?

Mom: You'll just starve and live as a beggar if you are an artist.

Me: But you let my brother pursue his dream of becoming a musician. Why won't you support my dreams? I don't want to become my dentist. I'm not interested in it. I love art, so I want to make it my career. Wouldn't it be great if my career would be something that I love to do? I have no interest in being a dentist.

Mom: Look. Dentists have high salaries. That's why you MUST become a dentist. Since you're my child, you have to listen to me. You ...more

I feel so sorry for you dude. Don't let your mom get in the way of your dreams. Ignore her. - Pegasister12

Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy, Santa Claus. Need I go on?

=( My dad told me the boogyman would eat me when I went to sleep if I was a bad boy I was scared from about 4 - 6 years old

Intentionally or not, it is no surprise for them to -try- and act like they know stuff about something they know absolutely nothing about.

If you're Asian you can probably relate to this: eat watermelon seeds and an actual melon will grow on your head. SERIOUSLY THAT'S INCREDIBLY STUPID AND IMPOSSIBLE! >:(

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6 They always want you to be honest but when you are they get angry

Coming home after she made me come shopping with her:

Mom: "What's wrong? "
Me: "Nothing"
Mom: "Something is wrong. Tell me! "
Me: "I don't want to say"
Mom: "I want to know! "
Me: "Well, I heard you gossip about me while I was in the dressing room. You told the cashier that I'm a really grumpy kid."
Mom: "Look at you! You ARE grumpy! Don't get mad at me! "

She might as well have said, "I'm the perfect parent and you're just the stupid teenager."

When I have a mom like that I will gossip about the bad things that she do in the social media I mean that the meanest mom I heard she said "perfect parent" nobody's perfect what she is the parent 0% sin an 100% good - lovestarlist

So true. Although tact helps a little bit, it won't help if the parents don't expect you to actually be right about something that pertains to the "real world." It comes across as being a smart-ass even if you're not. And if you aren't saying like a smart-ass, you're guaranteed to sound even MORE like a smart-ass.

My dad recently joined church these past 2-3 years and changed. He turned from getting angry and shouting all the time to being angry and then having sudden moments of smiling and niceness afterwards (which is harder to deal with and more confusing! ). This month, he started to have us have family meetings every Saturdays to talk about rules (don't like it but unwillingly agreed), but before that we must listen to him pray before we review our household rules. I'm 17 and I've been raised an atheist (besides going to church for Christmas and such days) my whole life. We are an Asian family so we're not allowed to talk back to parents no matter how wrong they seem to be. So, for Saturday meetings, he said we can speak freely---whatever we want. I spoke honestly and told him I wasn't comfortable with him speaking about religion because I wasn't raised like that here and at school either and then had a fit. I literally had a panic attack, but afterwards both of my parents got angry and ...more

Dad: how was your day today?
Me: well... I I I
Dad: come on be honest!
Me: well I just uh uh uh...
Me: I failed my test today

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7 They get mad when you prove them wrong

my mom just shuts up and sits there, I asked her why once and she said it was because I win every argument. - Queen-aholic

I feel bad for your mom if she always loses the arguments, she might start thinking she's stupid and start being depressed, that happened to my mom once

My mom just sits in one corner and listens to stupid music and when I tell her she's the one not doing her mother-job she just says I play my computer games too much. Oh really? I don't. And sometimes when she sees something interesting on her phone she smiles and I try to be nice to her (It's hard to see her smiling when you're unhappy) but she just says "Oh I'm not smiling. Probably I did it by accident." And then I said, "Can you please use your earplugs to listen to music, Mom. I don't like your music." Then she gets angry and she says "Then you cover your ears! " I mean like what, whose Mom is as stupid as mine?!

She always try to get on her smartphone to chat with friends or look up stuff but then I sit in a corner always doing my homework. Sometimes I get really fed up. What's more when I complete my homework I get no game-time. Or free-time.

I'm really angry and it's luck I can post this here without my mom seeing I'm using the computer.

sounds just like my mom except my #1 would be "NO" - Nu_Metal_rocks

This is true for my mom but not so much for my dad.-TheCoolGuy1

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8 They die

Wish they could stay forever :-( - michaeler

Yeah I'm 14 years old and I was adopted by my actual grandparents (VERY LUCKY) there about 76 now.. but there still very strong and healthy for their age =)

Oh I'm gonna miss them when they die. You never appreciate things until they r gone. :(

Damn those other comments. We've been naughty we've been naughty. This is a real and true comment. - bluecameron

Someone just invent immortality, but also imagine being a wrinkly ancient urghh, you would be very disabled.

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9 They call it arguing but you call it explaining

My sister started an argument and so I argued back and my mom told both of us to shut up and I said I shouldn't get the same punishment as my sister because she was the one who started it when she said not to say anything else I said fine but I was just saying that since my sister started it... You're not going to (place)! I didn't even want to go so I said I didn't even want to go anyways and she said not to say anything about else I said fine but I'm just saying you should choose something else because I didn't want to go to... You're getting a spanking!

Today my sister was making soup and forgot about it but I saw the pot was boiling and I said "you forgot about your soup" so she walked over and I walked away. After a few minutes I noticed that the soup was still sitting in a pot on the stove (the stove was off) so I said "why aren't you eating your soup? " And she said "I didn't know what to do". Really? How can she not know how to put soup into a bowl, grab a spoon, and eat the soup! I said "How can you possibly not know how to eat soup" and when I said that my mom yelled

"GIRLS STOP FIGHTING I'm SO SICK OF HEARING YOU TWO ARGUING ALL THE TIME, BOTH OF YOU JUST BE QUIET! I'm DONE WITH THIS CRAP! " Are you freakimg kidding me were weren't fighting, we weren't even mad at each other I was just asking her a question. I didn't say that to her though because last time I did she made ME apologize to my little sister for 'yelling' I even asked my sister if she really needed an ...more

I can say something and my mom says she doesn't understand. When I explain it to her, for some odd reason, she'll come out of no where be offended by it and yell at me saying "why do you always start arguments with me? " It doesn't matter if I was talking about SpongeBob riding and elephant, she's still gonna get mad.


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10 They always think they are right

Look, I know my parents might think they know everything because they're adults, but COME ON! Just the other day I was talking to my mom and my dad comes storming into the kitchen yelling at me like "Rachel! You're supposed to be taking the garbage out! Not sitting around the house! " And then I realized it WAS garbage day, so I just went to go put the garbage near the road. But that's when the problem began: I asked him what garbage had to go out, and he answered saying the blue bin, the compost, and the garbage. I wasn't sure if that was correct, because I looked outside and everyone had their black bins and garbage out, so I looked it up on my tablet and told my dad it actually was the black bin and the garbage that had to go out. And guess what he did? He threw a hussy fit right there on the spot! He kept on telling me "No! You're wrong! It's the blue bin instead of the black bin, and blah, blah, blah." So of course my response was to correct him, and he continued with his ...more

Ok I am thankful of my parents but whenever I disagree with them they don't respect my opinion. Today when I was eating dinner I told them uniforms should be banned. This is how it went.
My point:No one I know gets bullied by the clothes they wear and I asked my non uniform friends if anyone does and they all said no, they cost a lot of money for parents

My mom's point:Everyone wants the latest clothes even though parents can't afford them

Me: (sits up straight and tries to start the discussion)

Family all laugh at me because I look so serious and all that crap. Even when I tried to make a point they just laughed at me. I felt like punching a wall. So my parents flat out disagree with everything I say and my brother who I absolutely hate continues to laugh and annoy me. I want to throw him off a cliff. Just because he's my family it doesn't mean I have to like him. I try to convince my parents that uniform is a waste of money but my mom gets angry at me for ...more

In my family, I must listen to whatever my parents say, even if I disagree. Why? Because it's apparently "respectful" and they "worked hard to raise me". Yes, they probably did work hard to raise me, but why am I not allowed to make my own opinions or choices for simple things like the way I hold a bowl?! They say that I'm in debt to them because they raised me. That doesn't mean that they should control everything I do. If I do make a remark or opinion on something like whether passion is more important or a good job, they often make snide remarks about my opinion. If I dare to point out that they're rejecting my idea completely, they just say that I'm too sensitive. It's quite obvious that they are disagreeing with me and trying to passive-aggressively insult me. Well, it's either that or they flat say they disagree and turn into a full-on debate. And then they start insulting my Chinese and how it's terrible and they can't understand it. If I start pointing that out, then they'll ...more

OH MY GOD. THIS. Honestly I come home and just want to rant about how stupid my health teacher is and then my dad just cuts me off and says "She's only harder on you because she loves you! " Like, NO. Absolutely not. The bitch yelled at me for not dressing out EVEN though I was still working out just like the people who were dressed out! I'm sorry I couldn't do my laundry the night before because of the eight hours of homework I had! Oh, and get this, my health teacher's niece and her two friends also didn't dress out, BUT THEY didn't EVEN PARTICIPATE IN THE WORKOUTS ANYWAY. SHE DID NOT SAY A damn WORD TO THEM! Yeah, Dad, it's DEFINITELY because she "loves me so much! "

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The Newcomers

? They get mad at you when you say you don't like something
? They are always trying to get you off of your electronics

My parents always say "Hannah get off your phone and spend time with your family." So whenever they tell me that, its when my grandparents come into town and my grandparents are so grumpy and all they want to do is watch T.V. ALL DAY. So I get off of it and all the time they are like, "Hannah you have a brand new phone that we are paying for so you better use it so we can get our moneys worth." So, whenever they tell me to get off my phone, I always think back to what they say about me "getting my moneys worth". This makes me triggered because what else am I supposed to do with my grandparents?!?! All my grandparents are deaf so they can't hear at all so I don't talk to them because they don't talk back. So, I feel like my parents just want to make me sit there on the couch being lazy and watching the same show over and over again. (sorry this was long)


The Contenders

11 They let your little brother get away with things and don't believe you

That REALLY gets annoying. My brother does something, I get mad at him, and he's SEVEN. And my parents always say "he's younger than you are", or "He's little" or some crap like that. He's in second grade, I mean come on! Just ' believe me for once! He CAN hurt me, dad. Just because I'm a 6th grader I'm not invincible.

It's just plain unfair. They stick to whichever side of the argument they think is more feasible. They're still doing this when my younger brother's 13, for God's sake! One time, I dropped the iPad and they used MY money to repair it! When HE broke it, they used their own money! He's not 3 anymore, and I'm not some charity or insurance company! It is so unfair! - PositronWildhawk

I agree. The only reason I didn't have to do that was because I was bankrupt because I did chores for free - Enderninja327

Yup 100% agree brother punches me across the face for not giving me game go show mom my swelling cheek and bloody mouth she says in blaming my brother like what why would I Make a few teeth crooked and bloody just to blame my brother who said he didn't do it with a bloody knuckle or two and later after my brother had punched me again on the pter side of the face and my mom saw it she said you made him do it I'm sitting there moving my jaw hurts and when I got to the dentist he asked who punched me and I said my brother he told my mom and said she saw him punch me but didn't beloved me still so yeah I have a fractured jaw and a chipped tooth I can't eat vey well and no one will help me and only my friend at school helps me eat I'm 18 and I'm thinking of running away to a small house I had built In the woods with some sticks a tarp from my house and I'm staying there until I find a place to live

Give him a drink and say you're sorry but pour bleach in the cup and serve it. - AlphaQ

My little brother once called my sister a curse word and my sister ran to tell my mom. She told my mom what happened then my little brother appeared and said that my sister did it. My sister was grounded for almost a month. - JackFrost1999

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12 They think that they hold your future

about the parents who told that they want a doctor, scientist, teacher, businessman, nurse, lawyer

what if he wants to be an athlete, actor, musician, soldier, computer gamer

the world will be filled with boring individuals who doesn't enjoy life if thats the case - ronluna

My ambition is to be a fighter. This isn't unrealistic. I am a very talented martial artist and if I had the support and the correct amount of time put in, I could be in the UFC in 7 years (i am 15). However, my parents want me to be a doctor and they are cutting my training drastically, they say fighting is a thug sport and they do not see the passion I have (and its not because I am a wannabe thug lol). They are COMPLETELY against what I want and they get mad when I even mention the word fight. They have planned out my entire life for me. I get that I need my education as well as my training as I need a backup. I am that type of a person that will put the time in even if studying and training is the only thing I do (i will give up anything like playstation meeting with my friends etc). I know that with my parents not being supportive of this, I will never be able to get there. I know how it will end up. I will be in a job (maybe a doctor) that I like but I will always be thinking ...more

I hate when this happens. My mom is even trying to pick a college for me. I can't have the right to choose my career that I want. Worst part is when you tell your parents you want to be (career you like), they get all negative about it.

It's your life, you gotta tell your mom that. When you graduate high school, tell your mom you are about to be 18, and that you gotta live life

Default careers for Asians are either doctor, lawyer, or engineer

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13 When they find something out they tell EVERYONE they possibly know

Yes! I remember when I got my period for the first time my mom went and blabbed it to everyone in the family after I told her not to!
Worst part? We had a family party that night (distant relatives and friends too) so I came to the living room to say hi to everyone and my cousin yells out that I got my period just in case some didn't know even though everyone knew and then the whole night everyone was telling me how proud they were that I got it! :$ so embarrassing!

That happened to me and I was so mad. She told my grandma before I went to her house and my grandma told me how to work a pad even though I already knew how to. I just wanted to go die in a hole.

Yeah... SOMETIMES... Like when I fell in a river... And she told EVERYONE. I was so embarrassed. All the people are laughing at me!

I tripped on my little brother's baseball, my mom had to tell every single person she met that whole entire week! I got so angry, and she was like: "Oh, so now I can't talk to my friends, or about my daughter? " and then yelled at me.

Yes once almost 4 years ago I threw my broken flip phone in the garbage, then when my mom found out she told people, and when I bought my first smart phone she also told the person who set up the phone to my old phone number, I didn't do that again when the smart phone broke 2 and a half years later - flaggy0666

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14 They restrict my freedom

I'm 15 years old! I have never stayed the night at a freinds house, I never gone out with my freinds, none I of my freinds are allowed to come to my house.i'm not allowed to wear any make up what so ever, and I have no privacy and I never had a phone.Also I'm not allowed to have a Facebook, Twitter, or instagram! :(

Almost like mine, they let me have social media and have friends over and a phone. I can relate to the "no makeup" and "no sleepovers" thing. - Pegasister12

This is like story of my life. I cannot wait to be out of the house

I'm 12 she goes through my phone history always asks what I'm on and she says I can't go to a friends house unless she knows the parents. She won't even let me text to my friends (even though I don't have any... ) and I'm gonna have to delete my history after being on here. She says I can't go outside without asking because someone might "take me away." I'm super smart and can run fast I have watched so many I survived episodes so if anything like that does happen I'll be prepared. Two years ago I had to ask her before eating something. I mean seriously! I'm in perfect health!

Well my parents always trust me and I always clear my search history, even if I have an account on this site. Though I'm not allowed to have social media until I'm 14, even if the FOURTH GRADERS have Instagram pages. Six more months, ugh! Though I still love them. - Anonymousxcxc

my life

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15 Who are you texting?

I HATE IT WHEN THEY DO THAT! Its none of your business stay out of my life please!

Very recently. My Mother noticed that I always seem to be looking at my phone and tapping out a message. Does it really matter? - Britgirl

OH MY GOD I want to punch my dad in the face when he asks that!

Seriously, my parents always stick their noses in my privacy like it is none of your business. My father gets mad when I tried to hide my phone. "Who are you texting? " asked my father. "Well uhm.. my friend" said me. "Who is your friend? " asked my father. "Uhm why are you asking? said me. That got him. "WELL YOU didn't KNOW? BECAUSE I'm YOUR FATHER! " this is possibly one of the dumbest excueses ever I have heard. Sometimes I wanted to punch his face because that's none of your business.Stay out of my privacy geez - DepressedKid01

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16 Turning nothing into something

My mother does this all the time. I make a simple statmemet and then she suddenly has an urge to turn it into some huge conversations about the meaning of life, or a life lesson, or something like that. CAN'T I JUST TALK!

MY DAD DOES THAT he used to be this very cool, down to earth guy now he's like IN EXTREME BABY PARENTAL MODE VERSION 5000

One time I left my jacket at my friend's house, and my mom suddenly lectures me about how I lose everything and freaks out because it's winter and I don't have a jacket and I'm like "Mom it's no big deal, I'll just go over to her house and get it back, and THEN my mom lectures me about how I shouldn't walk down the street alone and that I could get kidnapped, even though my friend's house is down the street from mine and that I walk to school every day and it's further away from my friend's house. Just a tiny little problem that could have been solved in 10 minutes, turned into a massive situation

I want to wear shorts in winter but I only walk a tiny bit in a weather that isn't that cold. My mom wears three shirts and a heavy coat in 50 degree weather and she expects me to do that too. Shorts are so comfortable to me. Mom yelled at me and told me someone would kidnap me since they would think my mom doesn't care about me, mom said I would get sick even though I'm out there for less than a minute. She even told me I look ridiculous and said she is in charge of me and kept nagging me. I just want to wear shorts, why the hell do you get to decide what I wear?

Just because you mixed your DnA to create me doesn't mean you can't be annoying.

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17 Your decisions don't matter but theirs do

I quit a bakery job four months ago and when my dad first found out that I was planning on quitting, he nagged me for it and said I'm not doing it and wanted me to stay with it and we were pissed at each other for the next few days, I was also told by my stepmom to stay with it but I stood my ground and didn't let them hold me back, so I wrote a note to my boss and he understood that it didn't work out well. I once again got nagged by my dad since the 19th was my last day. but after my last day, he did give me credit for being honest about it

My dad has this strange philosophy where me, a girl in high school, is a minor and doesn't know anything and has 0 rights, while he, is a major, believes that he has all the rights and is entitled to our personal lives

I actually had this problem today, I was asked if I wanted to come inside to watch my sister do gymnastics, and I said no, then my mom said "you should come in Noah" so I had no choice but to come in, then later my mom said "thanks for coming in Noah" and I slapped myself in the face


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18 They turn the littlest things into a huge deal.

I forgot a pair of cleats for a race, and my dad YELLED at me over it. OVER A PAIR OF SHOES.


"Dad, I forgot them. And plus, we were running on concrete, and it would've ruined the spikes."

I just got back from a trip and my ipad only had 30%, so I charged it with my charger. My dad says "give me your charger." I asked my dad why he needed it. He said his phone had no charge. I told my dad "I'm charging my IPad, I can give it to you later." He said " GIVE ME YOUR CHARGER NOW! MY PHONE HAS NO CHARGE." So I took the charger and put it on my dad's night stand, and he started yelling at me for not giving the charger to him in his hands, and made me plug in his phone. When I plugged in his phone, I found out he had 75%. After I finished plugging it in he grounded me for a month and on my way out kept yelling at me.

Mom: "HURRY UP AND GET YOUR SHOES ON! " *Runs out the door*

*I put on my sandals and get out of the house and she locks the door*

*Ten minutes later*

Mom: "Why are you wearing you sandals when you KNOW I don't want you wearing them! "

Me: "You were rushing me though.."

She acts like I'll get frostbite or freeze to death just because it's winter and I'm wearing sandals

I asked my mom what’s for lunch, and she gave me an attitude, complaining that I don’t cook. But every time I ask to learn how to cook. She just won’t let me. SO WHOSE PROBLEM IS THAT, HUH? >:(

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19 They stop you from having privacy

Sometimes they repeatedly insist that they want to see my diary.

My mom tries so hard to find out why I'm "acting funny". She actually went to school and asked my teachers, the principal, the vice principal, and the office what have I been talking and doing there. When I'm in my room reading a magazine or picking out and trying on school clothes, she'll either yell and say "what are you doing" and start yelling at me that I'm not doing the laundry, cleaning the kitchen or bathroom, or any other room in the house. Or she'll just walk in and and ask the same things. Uh, hello, all you ever do is try to see what I'm up to and if I'm not doing what you want me to you ask why aren't I working. You alway make a mess and throw a big fit that I should clean this and that. well excuse me, but aren't you supposed to do that and I have chores to help you out... Is that too much to ask for, we have other things in mind that we'd like to do other than be your made.

Sometimes, my parents try to look up the history on MY PERSONAL ipod NOT an ipod that I share with them, MY PERSNONAL IPOD! I don't even look at anything bad but they don't believe me :(

I try SO HARD to keep my secrets secret. I used to write my struggles in a journal. One day I wrote something in my journal then I put it away and went for a short walk around town. When I got back, my dad asked, "Do you hate your family? " The only reason he'd have to ask that is if he read my journal. I never touched that journal again until I burned it a few months later. - JackFrost1999

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20 They deny half of what you say even when they know it's true

Ya, pretty much. They think they always know what's best, but they don't. I'm missing school tomorrow and I don't want to do my homework. My mom thinks I need to for some nonexistent reason. I can turn it in next week without having it marked late. She won't listen though. Whenever I ask her why, she says, "because I'll ground you if you don't." And also, "so you don't lose points" hello?!?! I already told her I wouldn't lose points. Then she told me it wasn't her fault if I didn't care about my grades. It wasn't my fault that she was too busy planning out her next argument that she didn't listen, like she always is. She needs to actually listen to other people. It's really rude!

So true. They avoid the blame for everything just because they're the adults. This is a minor example but they have done it in more serious situations too: I was at the mall and my dad got me pretzel bites. Since we had just watched a movie I asked if I could bring the pretzel bites in the van. "No," my mom said, "I still need to talk to your dad." Something like that. Then when I finished my pretzel bites I asked "Can I get some more, to-go? " And my mom said, "You should have asked to go to the van if you wanted them in the van." Excuse me!?!?!? I DID ask for that, but nooo, you were so busy talking that you didn't listen to me! Then she blamed ME for not being able to eat pretzel bites in the van. Apparently it's my fault that she talks too much. No, she's just trying to avoid the blame for it, just because she's the adult and parent and I'm just a stupid minor. Grrr...

I am always lying and I am always wrong. They just don't want to listen

Yes, and always say your siblings are being honest and take a certains one idea and treat it like a fact! - Lucretia

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21 When they ask a question and you try to answer and they tell you to be quiet.

Mom: SO how was school?
Me: Ohh, well we learned about...

WELL YOU ASKED, I always just what to PUNCH somwthing when she does that!

Mom: did you have to be spiteful?
me: well do you have to ask? rachel (my cousin) was being rude, she used the tip of the correction tape to scratch me, her elder! *shows her the scratch mark*
mom: shut up. I don't want to hear you talk back. rachel is young and doesn't know anything, she couldn't have done that on purpose. that small scratch should be nothing for you. you're her elder right? then you should bear with it and stop whining

WHAT THE HELL? do you really think a dumb child would use the TIP of the correction tape to scratch people?! what do you mean nothing for me? wanna try that? I'll use the same thing to scratch you and I'll see how you like that

Mom: Why would you ever say something like that?
Me: Because...
Mom: Anyway, Jack (my Dad) how was work? (or something random)

Yes, am I saying to much or something? - Lucretia

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22 They shout at you for a slight mistake even if you didn't mean to do it

I've stepped on my mom's foot once, and I got grounded even though I said sorry. But when she steps on my foot, I forgive her. One day I stepped on her foot in public, and then she began too yell at me. After she was done yelling, I yelled at her back about her getting made when it was an accident, and me forgiving her when she did it too me. She was really embarressed and turned red. She never yelled when something dumb like that happened again.

Wow, I feel bad for you about getting grounded for stepping on your mom's foot. - mayamanga

I was in my room and my sister was visiting me and my family from California. Then the phone rang. My sister and my mom were both in the kitchen (closest to the home phone) but none of them answered. My room is far from any home phone we own and then I completely hear my dad yelling at my name and I got up quickly and went out my room and he told me in a loud yelling voice to pick of the phone and ran to the home phone only to find it was too late to answer so my dad quietly cursed the d word. He started yelling at me for the whole house to hear and made me cry and embarrassed since my sister was there and she was an adult and I'm only 11 years old. The day before that he yelled at me probably 2-3 times for something I didn't even do. And there was even more people at my house. My 5 year old niece was in my room and she banged something against the wall several times under my bed and I was about to get under my bed and tell her to stop until my dad came into my room and yelled at me ...more

Story of half my life. My mother refuses to apologize for any of it, too. For example, I own a small speaker for my phone to listen to music. I'm in the basement, listening at a semi-quiet volume. Mind you, my mom is upstairs doing laundry and you can't hear yourself think in there. She supposedly yells at me 3 different times to help her. You CANNOT hear a damn thing between the upstairs and the basement. So, instead of coming downstairs and simply asking for my help, she screams at my lazy ass step dad to get me out of my room. So he yells at me because, instead of finding the facts first, they assume I'm ignoring them. I tried to explain the problem and what really happened, but then they just sat there and ignored me. Even though all day I cleaned the ENTIRE 5 bedroom 3 bath house for them, and not even because I was told to. I did it to be nice. But they still tell me I'm being an arrogant prick because I couldn't hear my mom ONCE. I can't wait to find a job and leave. I'll ...more

Yes once I accidentally got on the wrong bus and went home when I was supposed to go to daycare I didn't know I was supposed to because the school didn't tell me and they put me on the wrong bus to go home instead of the bus to go to daycare, when my mom got home she yelled at me out the car window, and grounded me, that was grade 2 I think in September - flaggy0666

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23 They take your things regardless of your permission.

My room gets dead hot in the summer because the sun is in the window 12 hours a day. I came up with a technique that can cool it off somewhat. I just keep my fan on 1 and revolve. I get a breeze. When she does child care she takes my fan and puts it in her much cooler room to keep the single napping child cool she's got her own fan. In the middle of the night I have absolutely NO sheets or blankets on with my fan on 3 and I'm laying in my own sweat. So I go in my mom's room and sleep in there. She gets mad and asks me why when I tell her, she just makes up excuses.

So I guess my mom though that I was asleep one night and she walks into my room (I don't say anything to her or let her know that I'm awake as I wanted to see what she was doing in my room at 1:30am. I watch her walk around with a flashlight and open my desk drawer and take out my wallet take something out and then put it back, close the drawer and leave. I checked my wallet in the morning and there was more that $100 missing! I asked her if she knew if my sister took it (obviously knowing the answer already) and she said that she wasn't sure and that she would ask my sister later. I then check my wallet again the next day and there was $50 dollars more that there were the previous day. So she had put some money back in my wallet. I ask her about it the next day and she admits that she took the money and that she has been doing it for years. I am now 19 and I have since then moved out of my parents house and have my own now. My mom never did pay me back.

This is just stupid. Who would do this to their kids?!

"Son, get $20! I need to pay the cleaning lady! "

"Pay it yourself! "


I cannot tell you how many times my mum has done this. Today, I found out she had stolen my dry shampoo that I got for Christmas and had given it to my gran instead. I asked her why she didn't but my gran her own and she said she wasn't passing a shop. Who cares if you weren't passing a shop. You don't take my things then when. Need them the most tell me you've given them away without asking me or telling me first!

I place my phone on the counter. I go do my homework. I go check and find my phone gone. My mother denies she knows where it is. A few hours later, she pulls it off the fridge. I wanna pummel her.

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24 They see only negative things inside you

My dad is determined that I have anger issues but this is the result Of the fact that he is super religious and can't handle the fact of an argument. Also he tried to perform an exersism on me when I was 13. I am now 18 and know his attitude is pure BS. He is extremely hipocritical towards his religion and his "beliefs"

Negative inside you is pretty correct. I was STANDING UP to my mom and suddenly she freaked and swore I was POSSESSED! Are you insane?

My mum thinks I only complain, so when I actually want to say something that has to do with negativity, she complains about how I complain so much. So apparently she thinks I need help cause I talk to myself so much, when she took away all my internet friends, and thinks it's my fault I have no friends and get bullied. Does she even know how lonely I am? Sure I sneak on the internet every once and awhile, but I can't actually talk with anyone anymore. I just want a friend now...just one real friend :(

"When I grow up, I wanna be a singer" -me
"You don't even sing good, you'll never get that job" -dad
I was 7. - lovefrombadlands

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25 When they say you don't concentrate on your work even though you are coming back with perfect grades

Seriously, do they think that I earn straight A's by sitting on my ass all day?

I suck at social and for me getting 80 on social is amazing but my parents are like no you should have gotten at least 90 I'm taking away all the electronics in my house. I'm very depressed because in social we do current events and I can't get a high grade without hound online and checking the news or T.V. it's so annoying and when I told them this they gave me a T.V. plugged it in and kept it on static with no channels on the T.V. and said tere you go three my papers at me and told me to work when they asked me why I got 0 I told then the same thing and they said I should have told them I'm depressed and think they only like my brother who can do anything because he's one year younger and deserves more freedom I'm thinking of committing suicide but I don't want to because of all my friends please help I'm super depressed phones don't work my parents have a tracker on me all the time it's stupid

I get 92 percent on my science test and they criticize because apparently "I should be getting 100! " do they ever say anything nice or positive? Ugh

When they don't even know the syllabus of your science portion and they act you are the pro of that subject! - abhishah901

I go to an advanced school and get straight A's without studying but, apparently, I'm still a "stupid, good-for-nothing piece of sh**" just because I barely put effort in school. - mushy

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26 When parents ask you to do something over and over again that you are already doing

I hate that when it happens. My parents do it like every day and really gets on my nerves. To me it is really a sign of lack of intelligence. Like when I'm upstairs or something like that it seems really stupid that they just can't ask instead.

Ohmy god yes. Sometimes I'll be walking past my dads computer and my mom will be like "don't run into his computer" when I'm already 10 feet past it. -.

When I am tidying they ask me to clear up. Or they ask me too look up something online for them and they are like, why is it not up yet, are you doing something else. Also when I was doing my homework my nan said why aren't you doing anything- I'm doing my homework!

This happens all the time in my living room I do my homework and she keeps on asking me are you doing your homework? male sure to do your homework? and stuff like That when she can clearly see that I'm doing it.

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27 They treat you like a maid

I have always been my mother's maid. Give her massage, pull her white hair, water the huge garden and her plants, help her laying the table for meals, etc. All that when I was about 6 or 7. She never stood up for myself when I would get into fights with siblings no matter what. She would constantly compare me to my younger sister saying I should be like her. Today I have been still the maid of the house, do the cleaning, and became the caretaker of her since she got very ill from a brain surgery. She still never stands for myself when I need and as soon as I turn my back she talk about me to my sisters. When I say I am overwhelmed with so much work all I get from my sisters is that I am a whiny person while they get on with their lives.

I always have been treated like a slave, my parents say I HAVE to listen to them because I'm just a minor. LIKE WHAT THE HELL! They treat me like I just blew up the house. I have to help my mother with the garden and my mom knows I can get headaches this way. I don't like going down the hall and calling my dad for his meals. I can just stay here and yell "DAD ITS TIME FOR YOUR MEALS! " I don't like carrying my dad his tea. Like what the hell. If you can at least lose weight from getting your lazy @$$ off the couch and get your own tea. My mom says I HAVE to wear about 5 layers of fat winter jackets when I feel PERFECT in a light jacket. My hair has to be free of glitter. I have to like Japanese and Asian $#! T. Like what the hell. I have to make my room about as clean as her shiny knives and forks. I have to get my dads medicine. Its HIS fault he has health problems because he's overweight. Wow I don't care if he gets sick then I don't have to be a depressed Sumerian slave. So instead ...more

Well yes I think that chores aren't super bad because you can sleep inside and stuff, though your parents shouldn't be making you bring their meals when they can obviously get them themselves and doing all of the house work. - Anonymousxcxc

Ugh my dad makes me get his stupid drinks for him when he's sitting in the kitchen and I'm in the very far away living room. then when I say something like, "oh since you're in the kitchen why not get it yourself? " he flips out and he becomes so stormy and stuff and says something like, "well you can't do anything for your father? " in that condescending tone like what referring to yourself as 'my father' won't make me get your coke or whatever for you. and when I actually be like "fine, I'll get it" he just waves me off and gets his arse off the chair and walks the long two meters to the fridge to get it himself as if it took so much energy. WOW that was so hard YOU COULD'VE GOT A HEART ATTACK WALKING SO MANY STEPS and so I shall now be your indentured servant

Child labour and slavery have been illegal for very long/ Slavery is obvious if you have passed 4th grade at most, and in 1938 Child Labour is banned. That was even before most kids nowadays grandparents are born. - Maddox121

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28 They force you to do something you don't want to do

For Thanksgiving, she forced me to go to Nevada. That might sound like fun, and I was excited until I found out it's not a vacation. I was sobbing, crying, and refusing to go on the plane, but no! The "vacation" was only watching my Grandpa DIE, doing chores, sleeping on a rock solid futon because my dad made us, watch people cry, and eat Thanksgiving dinner with her neighbors that I was scared of. My mom and dad didn't care, and when I say I don't like it, I get in trouble. I absolutely HATE when they do this

They'd force me to stay the whole summer with my selfish and overly Catholic grandma's house. And they wonder why I never made friends...

My mom and dad do this all the time. They force me to with them some where and later they get mad at me for not having a "good time" and say like you should haven't come if you were going to be grumpy, like you forced me to come I didn't want to, you made me come. And it's not just forcing me to go place, they also force me to do things I don't wanna do. Like forcing me to get my ear pierced (which I got an infection from afterwards) and making me sleepover my cousins house.

My parents forced me to go to a Chinese lantern festival last summer and it was boring. My mom forced me on the baby rides at Disneyland in 2015. My parents forced me on It's a Small World at Disney World in 2006. When my mom babysat my cousins she forced me to feed them and take them to the bathroom and WIPE THEM. Also, once I got a stomach virus in 2010 and a certain dish made a second appearance, and during a party a month later, a relative made the exact same dish and my mom forced me to eat it. (It took me a while to eat it again because I was afraid that it might make me sick again). This is just a small sample of all the things that I was forced to do.


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29 When they treat you like a little kid but expect you to act like an adult

21 years old, hardly allowed to leave house. Can't watch South park or the Simpsons. She flips when she finds out I bought a NICE bra and panties instead of the old lady nude and beige garbage she gets me.

That would get so annoying. Your 21 if you can afford a house or apartment then you can leave if you want then she has no control over you.

That is literally way to true! I'm twelve now and I wasn't aloud to watch YouTube because I was "too young" just last week and another time is when I wanted to walk to my friends house who leaves a couple streets away she said I was too young, but yet she always tells me "you're act to much like a little year old, go out and have some fun! " Like what?!

I'm 11 I'm 3 months I'll be 12 but I have a niece who is 5 years younger than me she is such a tattle tail so I bully her saying that its why she doesn't have nice friends only bossy mean friends but she was aloud on YouTube at the age of 5 I was 10 back then and I wasn't aloud on YouTube I was So mad it was so unfair

This actually goes for how society treats teenagers in general, not just parents. One month I have to raise my hand to be told that "No, you can't go to the bathroom. Should've done it during the five minute break between class." Next month I literally have to pick out a life for myself, making some of the most important decisions of my life, which I've never had to do before.

When they tell me "You're acting like 2 year old! " I kick them - WarriorCatsHater

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30 They never understand

I believe in Mother Earth. When I prayer I go "Thank you, Creator, for the animals who have given their lives so that we may be nourished. Thank-" Dad interrupts every time with "Thank you for the carrots who gave their lives too! " Like my personal beliefs are some big joke! Do I mock that he prays to some man living in a gated community in the clouds? No! Because that's rude, wrong, inconsiderate and we don't know the TRUE religion!

Bro, chill your dads just trying to be funny. Maybe you shut him out and maybe he's trying to reach you again - Yatagarasu

Even My classmates that aren't my best friends understand me better than they do. My parents don't understand how I feel when they force me to do a test with little kids. They think that I shouldn't complain because it's "to make me smarter". Seriously, don't only care about education, care about people's feelings too. My classmates, on the other hand, understand how it feels like to be surrounded in little kids and forced to do kiddy things. They know how embarrassing it is - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

I believe in god and my parents say that I'm blinding myself from common sense and that religion is obviously wrong. I always get so annoyed

I was in a play once, and I had to wear make up. It looked so embarrassing, but OF COURSE my parents thought I looked adorable. - railfan99

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31 When they get mad at you for getting mad

This is super annoying I just get a little mad and then my mom get mad even if it's a really small anger outbreak makes me worse, different if it was a really big anger outbreak - flaggy0666

THIS HAPPENS ALL THE TIME! My parents make me mad and then they get mad at me for being mad! - railfan99

I was doing homework and it was so hard that it was frustrating me and my mom got mad at me for it!

Can't even get a little mad - flaggy0666

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32 They keep forcing you to talk to them although you literally have nothing to say

THIS HAPPENS ALL THE TIME! And then they say you are not appreciative of them and tell you it's the internet's fault :/

Why mum? So you can share new gossip about your child's privacy to your friends that I don't know well and every family member we have?

They ignored me whenever I tried talking to them as I grew up, so now when I don't talk to them hey get angry and call me names. - Chelseyne

Step-dad: when will you learn?
Me: (no answer because if I say now, he will say BS, If I give him a specific time, he says I'm being a smart***, and I am not allowed to say I don't know so)
Step-dad: Answer me!
Me: *knows what comes next*
Step-dad: NOSE IN THE CORNER(for literally the next 3 and a half hours)
Step-dad: *lets me out* Now when will you learn?

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33 They won't leave you alone!

Whenever I do homework my dad just won't leave me alone he will be asking if he can help 5 times and when I say no he gets really mad and says I have your phone it will be mine if u don't listen

I have a birthday party and they don't leave me alone. It's MY birthday party, and I at least want some privacy, not crowding me. - MinecraftHater

They will not leave you alone

Oh my god. This should be number one. I hate this! - railfan99

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34 You try to tell them how you feel but they don't care

Parents: How do you feel about moving?
Me: It's my worst nightmare.
Parents: Well you need to keep that negativity to yourself! Why don't you like it?
Me: Oh, maybe because I just made a friend at our new church, also I don't have a phone, I can only get on the internet for school or to do something for you, also I'm on my last year of high school, and this place is about an hour away from here, so I will have no life there, except for taking care of the chickens, ducks, and other animals.
Parents: Well, your just going to have to suck it up and deal with it and show some respect!
Me: Then why ask, if you don't want to hear what I really think?

This is true. I finally got the guts to tell my mom that I think I was going through depression and she told me: "You know what? If you're going through depression I'm not going to take you to the doctor so they can give you some 'magical' pill that will help you. You are going to join group activities, I'm going to take away your phone and electronics and you're gonna enjoy it. Also you're grounded for a week."

My mom didn't believe me when I told her I had depression, she still doesn't. A psychologist even confirmed it for her. - Chelseyne

I've always wanted to tell my parents how I feel however, they never want to hear they think I am being sensitive...that's a crappy thing to always hear for once it would be awesome to call home and tell them how I feel without them saying they don't want to hear it... But let my older brother call home and they are all about it they tend to listen to any and everything he has to say and it just sucks... I want to cut off all social media change my number and go off the grid

They're the only ones around, I try to tell them how I feel, and guess what? They seem to just blow it off. - railfan99

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35 When they say when I was your age...

Mom: When I was your age we'd watch ants all day doing nothing."
Mom: When I was your age I behaved perfectly
Mom: When I was your age I never talked back.
Mom: When I was your age I had no video games
Mom: When I was your age music was much better
Mom: When I was your age I read tons of books.
Mom: When I was your age I had nothing.
Mom: When I was your age I had more friends then you.
Shall I go on?

In that case your mom would be lying to try to up your standards.

My dad always does that and it's the most annoying thing ever! When I was your age I would be half way up a mountain by now not watching T.V.!

Sounds mostly like my Dad! My Dad always has one of those "when I was you age" tales about how sad, horrific, hard, strict his life was with his father acting like his life was so terrible when 95 percent of parents has these stories they tell. Really dad, it was over 35 years ago, yet he likes to say that I'm living in the past. Let it the freak go, dang and your Dad ain't even alive to admit it his dang self like let it the freak go like 30 years ago who cares anymore! - Johnny1991

... we didn't have technology (sorry that you decided to have me in this generation can't help that, I didn't choose this)
...we RESPECTED our parents (you will get respect when you earn it)
...we had much worse punishmenst oh our parents were much worse blah blah blah (um, but unfortunatly, that was in the past, and I am not your parents, nor are you yours so I can't really help that)
... - Antifi

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36 They make fun of you

They pretend to be angry just to fool you - ronluna

My mom said more than one time "You're such a goody two shoes. If we met in school I wouldn't want you to be your friend."

Well, thanks for telling me mom. I don't know why I have been studying and getting straight A's, from now on I'll just skip classes and chill, maybe a cigarette or a drink too?

The thing is, even if she's kidding she doesn't understand that bothers me and I find my self struggling with that (being seen as a nerdy goody two shoes, which I'm not, just because I'm not some kind of delinquent like most people on my class).

Yes I don't like that

She says I am stupid and need to get better grades when she makes me do chores when I should be studying. - Lucretia

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37 They compare you to other kids

I hate when my parents do this!
Mom: why can't you be like your friend Maria who never argues with her parents?
Me: how do you know that she never argues with her parents?
Mom: I talked to her parents, and they said that she is very well behaved!
Me: her parents could be lying! Do you really thing that her parents would actually tell you the truth if the does?
Mom: she behaves well when she comes over!
Me: Of course she would behave well here she is a guest! You have no clue how she is outside or at home!

So one time my friend maddy said "family before friends" about something and now my mom like uses it as a weapon I'm like what

I get higher grades than any other people in my class and my parents still complain how I get lower scores than the year above me...

I had a very annoying 8 year old cousin. I mean, SHE IS SO ANNOYING! She's obviously a fake person, she thinks she's the smartest person in the world, and what makes me sick is when she showed off her oh so good test grades and the fact she is the 2nd rank in her class and my parents are using it as a "weapon" towards me. I mean, of course she always get good grades at school. She's still a 3rd grader and she goes to a public school. If she was a 7th grader and goes to a private school that has a very strong student grade rivalry like me, she won't be as "smart"(yeah right) as she is now. If you compare my grades to her, mine was better to be honest - MLPFan

I feel bad for you! Your cousin is just acting like a brat and your family justifies it. Also for the cousin, if you are reading this, stop being a brat and grow some brain cells - TwilightKitsune

Especially my brother in terms of friends, I hate it. I don't want to be like my brother - Lucretia

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38 They don't let you buy something with your own money

I want to buy an iPhone because my Blackberry is starting to break. Whenever I bring up the subject, my mom tries to change the subject. So annoying! - Danielsun182

Like on "Some Kind Of Wonderful"? Yeah that pisses me off!

So I went to the Rex Center and bought Sprite and some Spearmint Gum.(I have braces) Then my Nana says I can't bring anymore money to the Rex Center because she says Sprite has a lot of sugar (I had a few school assignments to do). She said I couldn't have the gum (then later expects me to get it stuck in my braces when I go to the Orthodontist and tell them what happened) Don't people understand gum DOES NOT GET STUCK IN BRACES(i've tested this before so I know what I'm talking about)

I collected my moneys in Holiday,birthday and allowances.
but when I ALWAYS trying to buy something on online,She says NO all the time!
even I tried buy something from Netherlands (i don't live in EU or America,I live in Asia..)
i always talked with her like 2 or 3 Months for can I buy it,but she said "WASTE OF MONEY! " and "SAVE YOUR MONEY"... and she still doing that, I need to talk and beg her like shortly One Week ~ And Long
3 Months or never got my want items.. (i couldn't buy that Netherlands item...) and also..i bought 110$ Midi Keyboard in holiday,when I was in school,item came from UK and she hided that for 3 Weeks.. *it was my own money* (yeah my English sucks,I'm sorry.)

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39 They never apologize

I got slapped by my mom and I was bleeding and she didn't say sorry

There are times when I apologize. And there are other times when I wait for the right time and they end up apologizing - Stazemar000

My mom took my money and never said sorry and then she yells at me for not trusting her ith it. - Lucretia

My mom yelled at me in public when we were in San Francisco and she made me cry. My relatives were upset at my mom for embarrassing me that way. She DOWNRIGHT refused to apologize even though she did something wrong. When she did, she got mad mat me for making her apologize and told me that she doesn't have to apologize to me in the first place because she didn't do anything wrong. YEAH RIGHT, EMBARRASSING YOUR OWN DAUGHTER IN PUBLIC IN FRONT OF THE FAMILY IS OK. WELL, I DON'T THINK SO! >:(

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40 They can hit you or get physical with you and get away with it

It's no fair and they say sometimes 'I hit you because I love you' and if you hit them they yell at you.

They shouldn't hit you at all. That's abusive or child abuse. No parent should ever lay a finger on their child. It's wrong. But I guess since they're the adult they can do whatever they want and get away with it.

That's so true, my mom always gets in my face like she's gonna hit me when I show that I'm mad or I feel bad about her scolding me all the time. For a long time she and just my parents in general just treated me badly and I was depressed all the time. My dad has never really been around, and to be honest, I really don't want to have to live with either of my patents. I always think to myself that I wish I could just live by myself and not have to deal with other people. I have always felt like my mom was always bad mouthing my dad to me to make me hate him. For instance she would always randomly talk about him for no reason. My dad does the same thing and my parents secretly hate each other. I don't really think they like me either. I always feel like I'll never be accepted cause I'm not macho enough for my dad or I'm not uptight enough for my mom. I just wanna live for me and stop feeling so inadequate. People make fun of me all the time because I'm skinny and don't walk around with ...more

So when I was in fourth grade at my grandmas house my little brother (he may be annoying but I feel like he's the only one who loves me) jumped on my bed and elbowed me in the back. I curved my back and my arms came to my brother face by accident. I scratched him on his cheek and said sorry multiple times. He said its ok because he is very forgiving. My grandma finds out but is calm about it. The next day my mom sees it and my grandma decides to tell what happened. I tried talking to my mom like "are you okay" or "how was your day" and she ignored me, so I had a feeling I was in trouble. When we got home my brother went to go take a shower, and my mom came to my room. She pulled me by my hair, threw me down to the floor (and I had a little trouble breathing there but it gets worst) and she puts her knee on my stomach, and takes her hand and chokes me. I had a really hard time breathing and she did this for about 20 seconds. She said "next time you do something ...more - Ihavecripplingdeppresion

And they get mad at me for punching. - WarriorCatsHater

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41 They force you to go everywhere with them

My mom gets me to a Nicolas party filled with 5 year olds who stare at me the whole party and are also annoying in "games" and also babies are there. BABIES. I feel like I was somewhere in my nightmares. But it was reality. NEVER GO ON A SAINT NICOLAS PARTY! NEVER! - MinecraftHater

"Come with me to get my nails painted. We can match red."

"I'm in marching band and we have a competition tomorrow. We're not allowed to."

"I don't care. Come along and get your toes painted and stop complaining.




My mom will ask whether or not I wanna go somewhere and then she will still drag me along with her if I don't want to go.

My mom made me go sit at the kids table at this three year old party. She should let me stay home, I am 14. - Lucretia

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42 Blame everything on you

I have an older brother who doesn't do his chores. I do them but when I don't do his chores, they get angry and not even tell my brother off.

I understand you because my brother always plays computer and tells me to get stuff like milk and yes I live on a farm

My mum was fighting with my dad because the car had a scratch and then my mum said it's my fault because I didn't tell dad to be careful but WHAT THE HELL?! I wasn't even there when he crashed so how could I tell him?!

Me and my 24 year old brother were fighting and I got the blame even though my brother came into my room and took my computer and we started to fight and then my mum says "Cameron! (my name)" stopping causing fights

Only if you're the oldest :(

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43 They say mean things to you

Every second of the day! My parents say rude things to me and when I say stuff that comes off as rude they yell at me! So hypocritical!

There was a time when I got into volleyball and then there was a one-day clinic near our place and me and my brother joined. When we were given one minute water breaks, we return to the bleachers where our parents are. They would say 'You were so lame' 'I would've probably done a better job than you'
LIKE is that what they're supposed to say instead of being supportive? IT'S NOT LIKE we've been playing for such a long time that someone taught us professionally proper forms etc. YOU CAN'T EXPECT SOMEONE TO GET BETTER AT JUST ONE DAY. IT TAKES MORE THAN JUST THAT. Even the coach at that clinic said so! At least he was approving that we'd done a pretty decent job. This continued even in the car. DON'T THEY KNOW THAT THEY'RE UNKNOWINGLY DISHEARTENING US MORE? My brother and I know it already ourselves that we aren't that good so we don't need those words especially from them.

My father's "lectures" are my most dreaded moments. He thinks that he's motivating me but it really doesn't help when he tells you that you're a dead flower. "I try everything with you and all I get is a dead flower. A disappointment."
One other time, my parents argued that I didn't talk to them enough so I decided to try and cooperate with them. My father told me that I was nothing, I had nothing to offer just like the wall behind me I was of no use. My self-esteem was very low and I was like "maybe I am nothing." (I was talking to them honestly as they requested). You know what my father does? He spits in my face and tells me I'm weak and pathetic.

If any of these parents ever apologize for something, pigs will finally learn to fly. - alphadan12

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44 When they take your money and never pay you back

Yes! I feel like trying to sue them. I need someone to sue them. They go and steal my handphone and refuse to return back to me. See! These are just fine examples of evil parents

I saved up $300 on top of my $500 to buy a computer. When I bought it, I saw $700 disappear from my envelope. It was a $280 computer. The way it worked was my parents bought it with their credit card, and I would repay them with my cash. They said "sales tax" did it, but that won't raise the price that much. One year later, my little brother got a $400 tablet using my college money, my dad refinished the garage with my college money, and guess what my grandmother used to finish her basement? MY COLLEGE MONEY!

I hate that! My dad does that he says"oh sorry, I wont do it again"the next day,"dad, where is my 50 dollars? "

Mom: "Can I borrow $900? I promise to pay you back tomorrow."
Mom: *Shoves her hand down the envelope where I put my money without even waiting for my approval*

The next day...

Me: "Mom, where's the $900 you promised to pay me back? "
Mom: "Stop right there, young lady, I am your mother. I pay things for you--your clothes, the house you're living in, your gadgets, your education--everything. But do I ask you to pay me $999999999999? No, I don't. Now, eff off." - mushy

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45 They forget something and it's no big deal but when you forget something it's the end of the world

YES, My parents, just barley got out of a fight. We were fighting all because of me accidentally forgetting to do my my spelling words. I mean, COME ON! I had words like, sky, fall, blah blah blah! Ugh! They said, "It's NOT that hard to forget the things you do on a daily basis!... I at least got revenge (The fight happened yesterday ago). Here's how it went down: My mom was about to go shopping. 13 minutes after she shut the door she came back saying she forgot her phone and keys for her car. 1 minute after she comes in and I notice, I say: "Yeah. I thought it's NOT that hard to forget things you do on a daily basis.. B). GOTY! What a comeback! I used her own words against her! I thought: Yes! Got him! I might get in trouble! Back to reality: No, I didn't get in trouble. *Thank goodness*

Its like my stuff isn't even a bit important, but whatever they're doing holds the cure to all diseases or something. I was looking forward to something SO MUCH, and my mom just forgot about it, even though she'd PROMISED me. And then when I confronted her, she got mad at ME instead! it's so fking unfair.

YES! My parents are sometimes like “oh man, I forgot the coupons! ” And when I forget, they always say “Why are you so forgetful? It’s not that hard to remember things like this”.

46 What's for dinner? Food

OH MY GOD SO ANNOYING my dad says poo chips instead of "Food"

Oh my god I hate when that happens! When I am upset my dad makes a sad face and pretends to cry and I HATE IT!

My mom says "ask again and its nothing"

Mom says poop sandwich. - Maddox121

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47 They punish you for something you didn't even do

It's bad enough when they punish you for something you didn't do, but its 10 times worse when they try and use 'grounding' as a punishment. Telling me to stay in my room is pretty dumb to be honest. I have my laptop with my social networking sites on, I have my phone, my tele and my boyfriend in my room. Not really a punishment is it dumbasses.


My little sister used to change the air conditioning all the time, but they blamed me and when I said I didn't they would just hit me and scream at me they punished me for a whole week, the next week it kept happening they kept hitting me, the next day they caught me sister in the act, they told her not to do it anymore- they didn't even apologize to me

I was walking my little sister and her snobby sidekick to school. At lunch, my mom came to visit me and yelled at me for making fun of her mom. I claimed I didn't do it, but does she ever listen! It turns out that dumb friend of my sister ratted me out:(. Long story short, I didn't get to my friends birthday party and got grounded. I hate when parents do this!

This is annoying - flaggy0666

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48 When the come in your room without knocking, then don't bother to close the door when they leave

It's so very annoying -, -

She always does that, either comes into the bathroom while I'm taking a shower, then leaves the door wide open, and the bathroom is right in front of the staircase so anyone could see me, so I have to practically lean out of the shower all dripping and then close the door, and I can't lock it cause I'm not allowed to! Or she'll come into my room while I'm changing, then leave the door open, and I'll have to walk over to the door naked and close it, or quickly slip my clothes on while constantly watching out for my dad, since he's the only guy in the house.

My parents do it too! I have my door closed in the winter cause 1) It's warm when my doors closed, and 2) to keep my brothers out. But when my parents come in they leave the door wide open when they leave, so my room get REALLY cold and then my brothers run in the room and start making so much noise. Or I would be showering and my parents don't let me lock the door, so they would walk in, grab somthing and leave the door open, so all the warm air that was in the shower room is now cold and I'm freezing, and if I asked them to close the door they tell me they will be back and do it when they come back. I'm not going to close the door cause for some reason my brothers like looking at naked people (same gender or not).

I'm very surprised this one is so low. Most of the time my family remembers to knock AND WAIT FOR ME TO SAY YES OR NO, but often my mom barges right in.

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49 Overprotective

You know Marlin? Nemo's dad? How he didn't want "anything to happen" to Nemo? Yeah, that kind of suffocating, overprotective love that is just too much for our own good. Oh, and let's not forget the famous quote that overprotective parents always use, "It's not that I don't trust YOU, I just don't trust the people AROUND you! "

My parents are sort of overprotective, especially my mom. (Sorry if you're reading this, guys.) - Powerfulgirl10

I am 11 and sometimes I can be overprotective of my siblings

50 They make you do things that aren't important, regardless of your will.

I always suffer this. My parents always make me do cheesy things, like read stupid books, watch horrible movies, and so on!

"Son, lets watch Frozen! It's extremely overrated so that's why it's amazing! "

"No mom! I hate that movie! "


My cousin is autistic, my parents dragged me out so I could watch this stupid movie about autistic people even know I have been in an autistics kids class for the last 6 years, and when this cousin came over he was continuously bugging me about using my macbook even know he has no idea how to use one or bugging my mum to use her iPad or my iPod or her phone or dads phone even know he stuffs them up if we did let him - nope234

Hey I am on the autism spectrum, and I worked really hard to be "normal" so I get your cousin a bit, but if you didn't want to see a movie then why didn't your parents listen to you. - Anonymousxcxc

When I was little, I didn't want to watch Carrie, but my mom made me anyway. I cried because it was a horror movie, then my mom told me to stop crying. IT WAS A HORROR MOVIE! What did she expect me to do at a young age?!

EXACTLY! one time when I'm having my school summer holidays there was 20 more days remaining and whenever my friend comes to my house she scolds at me and she think that my friend is not having a good habit and bad behavior etc but he is really a good friend and then she is telling me to study and not to play In my summer holidays...

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