Ten Most Annoying Things About Parents

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81 When they tell you mean things about yourself and say they only tell you because they love you but then when kids at school do it, its so mean

Mom: "You need to start eating healthier and working out more."
I have been very insecure about my weight in the last 3 years and my mom is aware of this, I am not even close to being over weight. I weigh about 120 lbs. which is the right weight for my height and age, even slightly below. But all these other girls at my school are skinnier than me but weigh the same. I just have large thighs (a terrible gene from my mother) and a slight fat roll on my tummy. Mind you, she told me to lose weight during dinner time one day while I was eating a salad and she was on her 4th slice of pizza. And then she tells me that she has never called me fat before. Um, I have literally heard her talking to people on the phone about how "fat" I was and how I needed to lose weight. She is literally 100 pounds heavier than she is supposed to be for her height. (About 5'5) and then she tells me that she only says it because she wants someone to be able to fall in love with me one day (because apparently ...more

I was called some pretty rude stuff by my parents, and they apologized but it didn't help me at all. When somebody tells me in a nice way how I am, I will definitely take it great. But if you say it rude and like you don't care how I'm going to feel, that's going to affect me.

It makes no sense to me, because your just acting like a bully to me. Claiming you love me as your daughter, but you don't act like it sometimes.

My dad is like that

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82 Every time you have a friend of the opposite sex they are always suspicious

I'm a girl who actually likes hanging around both genders. I'm getting homeschool soon and so I need some friends but of COURSE my mum will assume I want girls only. I WANT BOTH females and males because males and me share similar interests. For example I collect pokemon cards and HATE makeup. And I don't know something about the opposite gender is cool. - Lunala

Same, I'm a girl, and I have a friend who is a boy, we both have crushes on each other, my grandpa won't even let me go into the bedroom with him to LOOK at something! IT'S SO STUPID! We're both 12 and he literally thinks we're gonna have sex! WHAT'S WRONG WITH PARENTS?!?! - XxDJPartyGirl1034xX

Yeah, I have a guy friend and my mother got really suspicious that me and him were dating even though he was gay.

I know!

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83 When at a store you ask them if you could get something and they reject saying they don't have enough money but then they buy something for themselves that's more expensive then what you asked for

I'm 12 and I asked my parents for Jedi Knight: Jedi academy on steam for 10 dollars and they said "It costs to much" and then they go on and rent some movie for 25 dollars. What sense does that make?

My mom went to the mall and she promised me Fallout 4. She went home and told me that the game was a rip off. She then said, on the bright side I got this nice Dolce and Gabbana purse for a $250 what a steal

I asked my mum for a twix which was about 50p (British pounds) and she says "no it is to expensive" and we come out of the store with £40's worth of food

84 When you plan something for ages and your parents agree but on the day they say you cannot go anymore

Me:Mom? Dad?
Parents: Yes?
Me: Can I have a sleepover next week with my friend?
Parents: Of course
*next week*
Me:Ok my friend is going to be here in a few minutes
Parents:What are you talking about!?! You never asked! ALWAYS ASK US FIRST! Now call her and tell her you are not having a sleepover and you are also grounded for 3 weeks
Me:...

Me:hey mom is it alright if I go to the movies with my friends sometime next weekend?
Mom:yeah sure that's fine :)
*next weekend*
*gets ready to leave*
Mom:where are you going?
Me:to the movies with my friends remember?
Mom: NO! You didn't even ask! You have things to do!

She got me excited and said we were going to the beach in 2 weeks. 2 weeks later, she laughed in my face when I asked her about it and we didn't go.

Ok, this happend new year's eve, 2017.

Me: *1 week before new years eve of 2017* Grandpa, can we stay up until midnight for new years day?
Grandpa: Yes, but this is the only time we're staying up until midnight!
*new years day*
Grandpa: *9:00 pm* Ok, time for bed!
Me: But grandpa, you agreed we would stay up until midnight for new years e--
Grandpa: NO, BED, NOW, I SAID NOTHING ABOUT STAYING UP SO LATE!
Me thinking: Nice excuse, you just wanna ruin my new year.

I convinced him to stay up after a few minutes. - XxDJPartyGirl1034xX

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85 Blame video games

My parents are the kind that thinks that playing video games makes people stupid! Come on, how illogical is that? Playing engages your mind, not shut it down or something! Research has even shown that playing games is good for your brain! But, they insisted on their little old-fashioned belief, which is outrageous and have no evidence! Sure that will affect your grades if you don't study hard, but how do I get straight As if I don't study? Get your facts and figures right, SON

Oh my god. This should be number one, I hate that! My mom blames my anger on my video games!

Mom: Bedtime!
Me:Can't I finish this temple room first? (me playing Zelda: Twilight Princess)
Mom: NO.
Me: Please?!
Mom: NO THAT IS FINAL.
Me: MOM?!?!?!
Mom: NO I AM TAKING AWAY YOUR VIDEO GAMES. AND don't GIVE ME THAT CRAP ABOUT HOW THEIR NOT AFFECTING YOUR ATTITUDE. SO SHUT THE HELL UP!
Me: (crying) MOM!
Mom: NO DO YOU WANT TO MAKE IT A WEEK WITH NO GAMES?

Oh my god I want to slap her in the face when she blames my anger on my video games!

My parents think video games makes you stupid, violent and showing attitude and stuffs like that. How stupid is THAT? Playing makes you smarter, paying more attention and even IMPROVES your eyesight! That's why I even got straight-perfect in English at the first place! I sometimes fight my friends, but that's because I have anger issues! Just make me mad and I won't be able to keep calm. Does that have any relations with video games? No. So change your perspectives,parents! - Yoda8778

Not every video game can make people dumb. A lot of them need observational skills and logic - MLPFan

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86 They call you mean names

Mom always calls me a waste of space and a totally useless daughter. I mean, are you really gonna call me a useless daughter when I do everything you tell me? They mostly just compare me to my younger sister who clearly almost does nothing in the house. Already in 8th grade but she's more irresponsible than me, she doesn't even know how to take care of herself and her things, I do all the work she leaves in the bedroom we share, then she gets praised so suddenly?! What did she ever do?! Like, I'm useless and worthless when I do something wrong and then when she does something incredibly out of the line, you say it's fine and then make her apologize?! Is she the favorite now?Oh right...so if I don't do something for my sister even though it has something to do with her stuff in the room, you call me a no good daughter who can't do anything in her life but be useless...if she didn't do something that concerned her responsibilities, you're just gonna wave it off like nothing? WHAT?!One ...more

My mom calls me lazy and a waste. I also take the train to school and when I don't wanna walk to the station because I don't wanna be late she say "u need to lose some weight anyway". My father basically tells me I can't do anything right. They both constantly compare me to my brother and sister and tell me how much of a better job they do. One day I made my sister food because my mom was too "busy" to do it ( she just loves setting me up in situations where she knows I will fail) so I made it and I messed up big time. U tried starting over but then I messed up again. I told my sister she would have to find something else to eat and being the big baby she was, she told my mother who came downstairs and screamed at me and made the whole thing herself. Then I asked why my brother couldn't have done it and she just gave me this look. I'm pretty sure he didn't do it because my mom knew she never taught any of us how to make what my sister wanted to eat and didn't want him to fail.

I know, right? My mum called me a dumbass 'cause I wasn't reading and studying! My mum said she was a "champ" at school... Here's an example

Mum: Why aren't you studying?

Me: Ummm... It's summer vacation, school is like, six weeks away!

Mum: when I was your age, I studied hard to achieve good grades!

Me: yeah, well why aren't you some kind of lawyer or doctor!?!?!?

Mum: are you arguing with me? Back then I never argue with my mother! As I said I studied hard, I excelled in maths, science and sport...

Me: what about English? (We're Asians, so... It's typical )

Mum: what about it? It doesn't matter...

Me: mum we're in Australia, people here speak English, do you have any friends?

Mum: yeah (not gonna mention a nationality, as it might be stereotypical)

Me: Anyone else? Maybe Australians or at least any native people?

Mum: No, I can't speak English!

Me: And here I am thinking that you were a ...more - ThatOneArtGuy

Doesn't happen to me my dad sometimes call me palodini

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87 When you're having fun then they say, HAVE YOU DONE YOUR HOMEWORK!?

I'm lucky, cause each time my mom doesn't tell me to do homework in the beginning of the day, but at the end if I don't finish, I am grounded. It's simple. And I also get a 20 min break after school, then I start my homework

Can I have a little free time in between school and homework?

First thing my parents asked me when I get home is have you done your homework and then I reply I have none.then I go on my Kindle and play some games next thing you know my parents are yelling at me about how my homework isn't finished

They are just as annoying as minions - FearMe

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88 They punish me for what siblings did then reward the sibling

This happened to me a lot during my high school years. Once, my younger sister, who was only 10, hit me in the head for not doing what she asked so I told her to go away and mind her own business. The mother heard what I said to her and apparently thinks I've hurt the younger sister's feeling so she slaps my arm, which leaves a red handprint and bruises the next day, and then helps my younger sister to her needs

My sister can stay up all night she breaks the rule I'm punished because shes older who cares act like you older then she whines about waiting about everything

They always thinks the siblings are "perfect little angles who can't do anything wrong." They end up being the opposite because of that.

What is this, Everyone Knows It's Bendy?

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89 Everything turns into a lecture

Anything I do and say can result in a lecture - FireWasp2004

What the heck did I do?!

oh yes

When I do something my mom doesn't like...i know ut will be a minimum hour lecture and she will bring it back up in the future..did I mention I'm almost 19?

90 They never mind their own business.

They always question what you do, and they want EVERY LITTLE DETAIL. It's bogus!

"Son! How was school! "

"Good."

"Tell me about it! What did you do in school? What did you... blah blah blah"

I was being asked on steam to friend someone on skype and he/or she didn't call but my mum found out and she was asking about it.

I just to sit and go YouTube but they keep calling me

When I had a girlfriend, my Mum would constantly be like:
Mum: How's your girlfriend?
Me: She's good thanks.
Mum: Was she at school today?
Me: No.
Mum: Why not?
Me: I don't know.
Mum: Have you kissed her yet?
Me: *facepalm*
MIND.YOUR.OWN.BUISINESS.!.!

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91 They enjoy social occasions too much and you hate because they socialize for almost a year V 3 Comments
92 They say they will pay you for chores, but they end up not paying you at all.

I make my bed, do the dishwasher, set the table, wake up my brothers, sometimes make my mom and dads bed, and clean up the table. AND I DO THAT ALL FOR NOTHING?! The last time I got paid was $2 from my dad 2 months ago. Do you think that for all those chores I do, was for $2? That's the only thing they need to work on.

I should really have like $200 dollars but my parents never pay me for doing chores.

I hate when my mom does that. She's like I'll pay you at the end of the week.
A week later.
I ask about my money and she says you didn't do any chores.

My mom does this, but I don't bother her about it because we don't have much money.

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93 Parents just don't understand!!

Parents does not know what it is like being a teenager/kid

Correct!

- Will Smith

Me:She is a spoiled brat. She's sexist, racist, dog-obsessed (yep, dogs corrupt you), book-hating, T.V. addict, a lot of friends, has an iPod, has Instagram, etc.
Mom:I think you like her. You just don't want to-
Me:--runs--
My mind:FLEE! FLEE!

Whenever something like that happens, I bang my head into the wall - Nanis149

94 They ask stupid questions that are pointless.

This really is annoying...

"Hey, who's that? Do you know that kid? Is he in your grade? Is he your friend? Is he mean to you? Blah blah blah..."

You think: "Shut up already..."

So there's this girl I used to have a crush on and my dad would ask such stupid questions like does she like video games does she like comic books why would he ask about comic books I don't like comic books. He even said you love her don't you and then he said just teasing that's not teasing that's is just him trying to see what my reaction is oh please slap me

Dad- "are you okay? Your really quiet this morning."
Me- is being quiet a crime or something? What's wrong with being quiet? I'm always quiet. You don't need to point out the obvious. I get asked why I'm quiet every week. How would you respond if I asked you "why are you so loud? " everyone stop asking why quiet people are quiet.

I went off topic here sorry but quiet people know they're quiet and my dad has asked me this.

My Dad sometime asked "Did you do your homework? „ even though he was even commenting on it and watching me. My mind was like "NO, YOU COMMENTED ON ME DOING POINTLESS MATH. „ - MinecraftHater

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95 They bring up an embarrassing moment from your childhood in front of your family and friends

So did I ever tell the time of when she was a baby and...

This really embarrasses me. I feel like they we're bullies and they only tell embarrassing moments from my past years. - MinecraftHater

They also exaggerate it.

Happens to me. - mayamanga

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96 They think that they are helping you but they are not
97 Just being there

My mom pisses me off when she is near me. It like what r you looking at or I don't know, se could just be sitting there on the couch watching T.V.. And I drives me completely nuts.

Same with my dad but my dad will like watch every single thing I do on my laptop and I'm like HISS GET AWAY STALKER

My mom does ABSOLUTELY NOTHING all the day. Even her cooking sucks. And she's always trying to talk to me when I'm working, but suddenly ignores me when I'm on break and I'm willing to talk to her. Like she makes no sense.

One Sunday morning I go downstairs from my bedroom to go in the kitchen to get something to eat like some cereal and I find my dad down there. I can't even get some cereal without having to do everything a certain way. - Johnny1991

I am playing Forza. For my Dad it's like the Race of the year. He asks or comments on the race every 10 seconds. He also asks "Why aren't you Driving supercars or hypercars? „ Because IT'S NONE OF YOUR BUSSINESS and I like slower Cars! They aren't as expensive as hypercars or supercars. Also Forza is my favourite game series. - MinecraftHater

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98 Their singing

(name) did a poo and it smelled really bad, that's what my dad sings EVERY DAY!

Good God this is the second thing that made me realize I have to shoot myself in the foot to get my point across. XD (they would turn this comment into a big deal too. ) - fireinside96

My mom song's a song about my chubby cheeks or my man cheeks

My mom would sing in the car EVEN WHEN I TOLD HER NOT TO. I play my music in her car, and when she sings, it really gets on my nerves, and when I tell her to stop, she just says "This is my car not yours.". - railfan99

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99 Punish you for doing the right thing

Didn't return food that my grandma gave me to take home. Mom throws the food out on the street because I didn't take it back.

My made up story:

Mom: Son, go water the plants using this brand new watering can.
Son: Okay.
Two hours later after all the plants are watered...
Mom: Son! You're grounded for watering the plants with my brand new watering can!
Son: It's not my fault! You told me to do it!

This is pretty stupid.

Yea That Can Happen

Yeah, I was punished for watching ANTM in my FREETIMR.

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100 When you're watching something and they turn the channel

When I was watching Cartoon Network my mom turned to investigation discovery. WHO WANTS TO WATCH SOME ONE TO GET MURDERED

When I'm watching Disney Channel my dad turns it on Alaskan Bush People and he's the only one in the house that likes that show

My mom would always hog the T.V.. I get a chance to watch cartoons and she comes back and changes the channel to those stupid murder channels or lifetime or Hallmark. This sucks. Then I say that I was there first and she says go watch T.V. in my room. I say I want to be in surround sound watching the walking dead. She gets all mad even though she has surround sound in her room.

I was watching One Piece when my mom changed it to NCIS. I asked her why she did that and she said I wouldn't learn anything from a stupid cartoon like that. 1. I have learned a lot from that show than from NCIS. And 2. One Piece isn't a cartoon! I had to restrain myself from yelling at her right then

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