Top 10 Ways Kids Have It Worse Than Adults

The Top Ten
1 Kids don't have as much freedom

This tears kids like me up, bad. I just want to control some parts of my life but unfortunately I cannot. We are forced until we leave the house to do what they say, which is reasonable. But somewhat often, their parents control every aspect of their life, sometimes down to stuff like clothes and music. Adults don't have to do that. Of course no one is really free, but with kids it's much worse.

Kids should be able to learn whatever they want, and now with the age of the internet there's no stopping them. Knowledge is power! you do want your kids to be smart, don't you? then stop giving them lousy excuses like "because I said so" and give an actual explanation.

2 Kids are less emotionally stable

What I learned from this item

Adults have to stress about paying bills and going to work full-time to not be paid much.
Most kids only ever have to go to school and do a few chores at home which take 10 minutes.
Yet kids are less emotionally stable?

One of the few sensible things in this list. Puberty can mess up a kid's hormones which can cause emotional instability, while adults have more control over their emotions due to having a more developed brain.

Especially teenagers who have a lot of the feels going on that can really mess with you. And kids aren't often used to stressful situations so they take them a lot worse.

3 Kids have less privacy

It's probably because the parents want to make sure that they are doing bad stuff like watching porn, or another adult show like South Park or Family Guy or Robot Chicken.

You need that sometimes but instead your parents while you're watching MLP... stuff...
And It gets annoying and repetitive.

Teens have a lot of privacy because they just stay in their bedrooms the whole day.

4 Kids aren't as trusted

I am convinced that my parents have lost trust in me whenever we attend a family party or eat out with them after my cousins started harassing me and I told them to stop several times in a row. They now automatically assume that I will do bad stuff during parties when I am actually well-behaved :(

Wether or not they deserve trust is up for debate but even some of the smartest, most good kids don't get any due respect or trust sometimes.

Usually they underestimate how smart you actually are and their just like oh you're just a kid you could never be that responsible!

5 Kids have more peer pressure

As a kid people want you to fit in and be with the "cool kids," as an adult, usually a lot less people give a crab it seems. Peer pressure is a big stress on kids that can lead to some traumatic stuff in one way or another.

Can confirm. I was easily influenced back when I was a kid and constantly changed my music tastes based on what my friends were listening to. Thankfully I'm not that kind of person anymore.

6 Kids get supervision when they don't need it

It gets annoying how some kids need supervision to go in their own fenced off yard in the middle of the day. So many annoying situations can come out of this. Ughhh!

Kids are unpredictable, and terrible things do have a chance to come out of even the safest of situations.

7 Kids aren't taken seriously

Personally, I think this is the only legitimate item on the list. There are reasons for it, obviously---children have less life experience and generally are less knowledgeable about the world than adults. However, a perspective untainted by years of running in the same groove can be valuable, and more people should pay attention when kids speak.

When I was in online school, no one understood me, because no one my age was there. Everyone in the school were just a bunch of names on a list

8 Kids are told to work but get nothing in return

You are getting something in return, it's just not material. You are being prepared for life. Your learning discipline, responsibility, and work ethics. These three things will go a long way in your adult life. As for not even being thanked, yeah it kinda sucks but get use to it. As adults, your boss will probably rarely give thanks to you for the work/job that you do. Anyways how often do you kids thank your parents for the things they do for you? My guess is probably not as much as you should.

In some cases they are asked to do chores but get nothing from it, the guardians don't even thank them ;w;

9 Kids can't buy rated M rated games or R rated movies

Not trying to be rude, but I think it's because the movies and games are aimed for adults. Also, they CAN buy it, but they need adult supervision. And most R-rated movies suck anyway.

No Call of Duty = no life for some people, so this can be a problem, or at least a pesky thing a lot of times.

10 Kids are shorter

So? Adults work full-time, sometimes don't get paid much from it, live on their own, sometimes have kids to take care of and you're over here complaining about your height?

Kids have to deal with height requirements at rides, can't reach some stuff at home, and other pesky things caused by height.

Height is just a number. I'd much rather struggle with shortness, than have to battle the effects of obesity.

The Contenders
11 Kids can't be in a relationship with whoever they want

I find it a pile of trash that parents have to approve your relationship like, its love just because two drunk monkeys say "No" to your relationship doesn't mean that the love between a male and female dissolve. I also find it dumb that parents try arranged marriages.

12 Kids can’t watch adult media

Would you want your kid watching Family guy and talking about sex all the time? How about Robot Chicken? Archer? South Park? Rick and Morty?

There's that too. Sometimes I like stuff like that.

Who ever put this down has a nasty mind.

13 Kids can't take time off from school to go on vacations
14 Kids can't buy the things they want

I disagree, this teaches them how to manage their own money wisely. The more you grow up the more you realize you need to budget and spend in necessities.

15 Kids have to watch baby shows
16 Kids have to deal with more ignorant people that adults

Having experienced childhood and adulthood, I can assure you this isn't true. Sorry kids but your going to be dealing with ignorant people, pretty much on a daily basis, for your entire lives. Get use to it.

It's a bit more common for some less intelligent, or more annoying people to be around when you're a kid. You know what I mean probably.

Nope. Sorry but you're going to have ignorant people in your lives forever.

17 Kids often make stupid decisions

Actually the opposite way. You'll be forgiven even if you make what seems the most stupidest mistake as a kid. But when you're an adult, that's when real consequences occur, and that will be under your own responsibility.

18 Kids can't drive
19 Kids can’t go on the internet without supervision
20 Kids have more acne
21 Kids have homework
22 Kids can't stay up late
23 Kids need to ask their parents for permission to do things
24 Kids don't understand what adults are saying
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