Top Ten Things Your Parents Do That You Don't Like


The Top Ten

1 Listen to old music

It's better to appreciate the classic, old music back then, rather than listening to modern music that's loud, brainwashing, dumb, etc... - TheRegular1227

That's quite arguable, many old songs are worse than modern music. Also, not all modern music is the pop stuff you hear on the radio. - junior1337

What's so bad about the Beatles? I personally never listen to pop music on the radio, only classical and comedy shows.

They do this all the time - Matt92647

This doesn’t bother me at all. - railfan99

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2 Judge you

That's my parents for you - Matt92647

3 Sing to modern songs

I HATE IT when my parents sing -.- - Lunala

So annoying

They can’t even sing

My dad always changes the word “you” to “poo” and sings in public, it’s really embarrassing. - lovefrombadlands

4 Don't let you do things you want to do

My parents don't let me do ANYTHING I want to do. - RockFashionista

I hate this!


5 Be over-protective

One time I wasn't allowed to watch a movie because it had people in it, even though it had nothing inappropriate.

I am 13, and SpongeBob is too "mature" for me.

I'm not allowed to do anything social online... So I guess voting on this list was against my parents' wishes. - junior1337

My mom is Asian and she thinks that I will get instant diabetes if I eat just ONE TINY BITE of dessert...

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6 Pretend to understand you

My mom does this all the time, when I'm down, she lectures me about crying... I can't control it, you don't know how depressed and insecure I am. - PrincessKiana

Nobody seems to take me seriously because I am shy-ish and short. Everyone thinks I am all cute, small and innocent when I just want to be understood.

Don’t mess with short people when they’re angry, despite my petite physique I can flip furniture across the room if I am mad enough. - Lunala

7 Listen to modern pop music

My typical black family, they listen to rap music and I hate it. I like some pop. - PrincessKiana

My mum singing my favourite songs has ruined the songs for me. - Lunala

Please don't tell me your parents listen to One Direction.

My mom likes What Makes You Beautiful by OneDirection and my dad likes PPAP. I HATE BOTH OF THOSE SONGS! >:(

8 Review your music

Especially if your parents think metal is the music of the devil.

My parents say anything I like is automatically garbage.

My parents are Asian and they think that only black people listen to rap and hip hop

I'm secretive about music taste. Last time I said I wanted to look into liking a band my mum said "It's your big sister's thing, not yours".

rip potential music taste, why I hate all songs by that band. - Lunala

9 Not feel sympathy for you
10 Watch movies that you can't

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? Say negative things about you

My mom called me “lazy”, “fat” and “useless” :(

? Take their anger out on you

When my parents get mad then they'll talk to and give me a nasty attitude whenever I attempt to talk to them

The Contenders

11 Treat you like an immature person

Man I sure wish this was added sooner. My parents only see me as immature when I start showing it, yet if I'm mature (which is most of the time) I never get recognized by them. And then my mother spends her days at home playing on her iPhone and my father complains about literally everything else (who yells at the T.V., honestly). - NuMetalManiak

12 Ask about your period repeatedly

My mum does this when I am tired or not feeling well. Then she goes on about... umm Vajayjays and Puberty stuff IN PUBLIC and I tell her I feel awkward but she says "Nobody cares." UGH - Lunala

My mom does this all the time

13 Compare you to other kids
14 Say "no"

Their favorite word

15 Be lazy
16 Say "You need to find real music"

I told my mom that if she goes to every house on the street and asks every person what real music is, they would all have different answers

All music is real, because it exists. - lovefrombadlands

17 Ignore you

Quite annoying, but I’ve gotten used to it. - lovefrombadlands

18 Compare you to other kids that have higher grades than you

My mom is so annoying. She always like "How come your friend is in the top of the class? How come you're just average? You should learn how to be like her! " And I can't talk back because I have to RESPECT my parents(even when they barely respect me).

19 Expect you to apologize when you do something wrong but they refuse to apologize to you

What they did was wrong, too! >:(

20 Yell
21 Tell you to not cry
22 Buy things for your siblings and cousins but not you
23 Threaten you
24 Spank you
25 Complain about your life too much
26 Have you do things for them
27 Not compromise
28 Force you to do things that you don't want to do

My parents not only forced me to ride It's a Small World at both Disneyland and Disney World, they also forced me to go to a boring Chinese lantern festival.

29 Expect you to be more productive

I'm 26 and I still don't know how to cook (so sad, right? ), and I REALLY want to learn. My mom always complains that I am so lazy and expects me to cook, but every time I beg my mom to let me make my own lunch on the stove, she ALWAYS says "no".

30 Say you can't have snacks

I only eat like a toddler's portion for lunch (eg. a sandwich) most of the time. Every time I ask for more food my parents are always like "no that's enough. You will get fat if you eat any more". That's why I tend to snack in the afternoon because they feed me so little for lunch. I eat like 1-2 servings of chips and my parents are like "Why you eat all the time? Stop eating! "

I'M STARVING! All I had for lunch was a small sandwich! >:(

31 Roast you to your relatives

Whenever we're at a party my mom always tells the other grownups random things about me and they all laugh about it.

32 Have high expectations

(My family is Asian)
Me: Mom I got a 88 on my math test. It's great!

Mom: Only 88? If you study more you would've get a higher grade!

I feel sorry for all the Asian kids who have to go through this...

33 Turn off your TV
34 Tell you to get off the computer

I have homework!

35 Force you on baby rides

(At Six Flags Great Adventure in 2010)

Me: Mom can I ride Nitro ands Kingda Ka?

Mom: No. Too dangerous! Ride this kid's airplane ride with your sister and dad instead. It's safer

Me: >:(

36 Tell you to get off your phone
37 Tell you to take your headphones off
38 Tell you to study more

(I'm Asian)

Mom: do you have homework? Are you done your homework?

Me: I'm done with my homework

Mom: go review it or study for next week

39 Play on their iPad all day

Dad: don't play iPad all day it's bad for your eyes

(later takes iPad to bed with him)

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2. Pretend to understand you
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2. Listen to old music
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