Top 10 Ways Adults are Hypocrites

Don’t get me wrong, I respect parents, teachers and others as long as they’re respectful back, but I can’t help but notice how hypocritical many of them can be, so this list is about that.
The Top Ten
1 They yell at kids for doing something that they most likely also did as kids

If parents were going to yell at kids for doing something, then they should talk firm but very calmly instead of yelling. Plus, patents should also set a VERY WELL BEHAVED EXAMPLE for their own kids by admitting their mistakes and tell their kids nicely about NOT making the same mistakes like they (parents) did when they were younger because what I have just explained can help all ages of kids to understand better. Parents should be a very good role model to their kids.

Then they try to cover it up with the "when I was your age" bull. "When I was your age, I was perfect", "When I was your age, we didn't have (insert thing)". We get it. Your life sucked. Stop blaming it on our generation because your generation was the one that created it.

2 They say kids are wasting their lives on their electronics like they’re not always on their phones

At least I can go more than 5 minutes without being on my phone, hypocrite!

My Mum tells me NOT too spend too much time but she does it herself.

3 They tell kids not to smoke, but many of them do it themselves

It's kind of funny in a way too because finding someone born before the 90s who doesn't smoke is pretty much a miracle. I think I only know 2 people between the ages of 20-70 who don't smoke.

4 They tell kids not to swear when they do it themselves

Not to mention that most parents swear in front of their kids, so the kids most likely got it from them.

A children that is swearing is not an issue unless if they're directing it at someone.

My parents are the biggest hypocrite in the world!

5 They tell kids not to do drugs, but sometimes they do it themselves

Okay yeah, this isn't as common with parents as the other items, but this is another thing that comes to show that your parents probably aren't as good of role models as you think they are when you're little. It's great that you're trying to discourage your kids from using drugs and all because every parent should, but that doesn't automatically make you a good role model when you do the drugs yourself.

6 They tell kids not to lie but, it’s okay if it’s vice versa because they’re adults
7 They almost never respect kids, yet they expect to be respected because they’re older

Everyone focuses on feminism and racism, and both of those are indeed problems, not many people focus on the injustice children receive, not just from their parents, but from some adults too.

Listen, I don't care how old you are because physical age means absolutely nothing. If you've been nothing but an ass to me, you're going to get that same treatment back.

No! Everyone should be treated equally with respect, whether older or younger!

8 They can yell at you as much as they want, but even just explaining yourself to them is “talking back” and therefore not okay

Oh my god, stuff like this makes me want to snap at them.

That is a very bad example to their kids.

9 They tell kids not to go to college when some of them didn’t even graduate high school

This is supposed to be they tell kids to go to college, but they get kids in trouble for dropping out when they most likely did too. I don't encourage anyone to drop out of school because although parents do exaggerate a bit, it is usually harder to get a good job, so you definitely wanna stay in school, but what I'm saying is they treat you like a bum for the rest of your life if you do drop out and act like you'll never achieve anything for the rest of your life, and it's especially funny if they dropped out themselves.

10 They nag at kids to do assignments when they most likely weren’t that dedicated to their own assignments when they were the kids’ age

Maybe the kids parents got an autism, or something like that.

The Contenders
11 They can complain as much as they want, but kids can’t be anything other than happy, even if their feelings are reasonable
12 They’re allowed to yell at you as much as they want, but when you yell back, you’re “a psycho”

Even if I show the SLIGHTEST annoyance at them when they actually annoy me or make me do useless things I hate, they get really mad at me and call me disrespectful and selfish and make me feel like a terrible person. Sometimes, they even yell at me for like over 30 minutes and force me to listen to them. But they're allowed to scream at the top of their lungs,strip my rights such as my electronics and my room/privacy, and even get physical.

Parents may be a hypocrite, but calling your parents a psycho sounds very mean.

13 They can point out your flaws as much as they want, But when you do it, It's considered disrespectful
14 It’s only bad when it’s their kids doing something bad, but when it’s someone else’s kids, it’s “cute”

I cannot stand this at all! I never would've gotten away with doing a lot of the things the kids from these dumb *ss vlogging channels do every day and get praised for it 24.7, not even at their age, so why is it suddenly cute when they do it? Because "they're famous and rich"?

15 They tell you to get ready, but then when you are, they’re not

My Mum and Dad always does that. Parents who tell kids to hurry up, but take more longer themselves are setting a very bad example for their kids.

I do this to my kids all the time. Shame on me

My mom takes forever to leave the house.

16 They complain that you don’t spend enough time with them, but when you do try to talk to them, they interrupt or ignore you

Every time I tried to spend time with my Mum, she keeps me fully isolates me and rudely screams at me for no reason. This is why I've lost so much respect for my Mum because she is very rude to me of no reason. I'm always nice to my Mum and she screams at me a lot. But if I start to scream she think that there is something wrong with me: What a Hypocritical Mum! Then all of a sudden my Mum is acting like she's the victim of everything when it's clearly her fault. My Mum always on my Dad's side when he harasses me a lot.

17 They tell you to control your anger but they can scream at the top of their lungs when they are mad

Whenever you get mad at them, they tell you to control you anger and you get in trouble for being "disrespectful". But when THEY get mad at you, they can scream at you louder than a jumbo jet, threaten you, shame you, threaten you, get physical, punish you etc. It's so unfair!

Every time my Mum gets angry I never accuse her for being rude and mind my own business. But when I do the same thing, she tells everyone that I'm very rude and over reacts.

18 At a friend's house when you're having a good time, they call you when it's time to leave, but when you come down, they talk with the other parents

I agree! I love my family, but this happens a lot when we see our family friends. Like my brother and I are having a good time with our friends and they call us when it's time to leave. But they talk with the other parents for a long time. Like do you want us to leave or not?!

19 They tell you to come to them if you have a problem, but they almost never listen or try to help when you do

Either that or their help is useless and/or would actually get you into more trouble

20 They say to enjoy life, but they restrict you from it

They always say this, but then they make me depressed and then get mad at me for it and try to make me feel like a bad person.

21 They’re allowed to bitch as much as they want, but if you even get the slightest bit upset with them, you’re “playing the victim”

That was extremely horrible (to that user who said that their Mum is mentally I'll).

22 Moms tell that you can't wear any shorts, mini dresses, and skirts, but she and your sisters are allowed to wear them

My Mum wears shorts, mini dresses/skirts and allows my sisters to wear it as well. But if I wear anything that's short my Mum would get angry with me in a very aggressive way and tells me that I look like a prostitute for wearing those kind of clothes. For every little things my Mum is always ashamed of me! This makes me want to fully HATE my Mum and my UGLY sisters!

23 Parents (and sometimes relatives) ask you for help on financial affairs, but then they restrict you on your methods to earn money
24 They want you to have an outside life, but they also make you choose from their suggestions of what outside life is for them
25 They want you to listen but they don't listen back.
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