Ways Adults are Sometimes Hypocrites

3DG20
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

Yep. - Camaro6

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. - 3DG20

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! - 3DG20

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. - 3DG20

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. - 3DG20

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

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. - 3DG20

6 They tell kids not to lie, but to them, it’s okay if it’s vice versa because they’re adults

Yeah, this pisses me off. - Powerfultekin

7 They almost never respect kids, yet they expect to be respected because they’re older

Yeah, this ticks me off. - Camaro6

Listen, I don’t care how old you are because physical age means absolutely nothing. If you’ve been nothing but an a** to me, you’re going to get that same treatment back. - 3DG20

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
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. - 3DG20

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

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 You get in trouble when you skip when they most likely did it too when they were your age
13 They’re allowed to yell at you as much as they want, but when you yell back, you’re “a psycho”
14 It’s only bad when it’s their kids doing something bad, but when it’s someone else’s kids, it’s “cute”
15 They tell you to get ready, but then when you are, they’re not
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
17 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”
18 They tell you to always come to them if you have a problem, but they almost never listen or try to help when you do
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