Worst Things About Being a Parent

The Top Ten

1 Having to take care of your kids all the time

What parent voted for this? The whole point of being a parent is taking care of your kids. - iMiscellaneous

Yes, it's hard. Thank goodness I'm not a parent - Music101

Wait, are you one? - RecklessGreed

2 Having to deal with kids misbehaving

Just watch Supernanny lol - railfan99

Some are so annoying, and I feel VERY sorry for people who have to experience this. - Powerfulgirl10

And grounding your child.

I hate kids like this. Bust their ass already.

3 The constant fear of losing your kids

This must be horrible. If I was a parent I would definitely not think about it too much. - Martinglez

Kids are so vulnerable - TheAwesomeDude54

Uh oh! - Firemist

4 The complications of school

Now you have to do parents evening.

5 Boyfriends/girlfriends

I'd be constantly worried if my son /daughter was happy and being treated properly. Even at my age, my parents worry about this, - Britgirl

6 Not being able to relax, due to constantly working

That's one thing that I hate. We need to at least take a break. - Powerfulgirl10

7 Financial burden

One of the reasons I don't want kids. call me greedy, but you'd have to spend a LOT of money on them. I'm still a kid and I kind of want my own job (my age is on profile) so my parents won't have to spend too much money on me. - PhoenixAura81

8 Trying to reason with them when they're young

Yeah, I probably couldn't be a parent (outside of adoption) for this reason. - Sop

9 Temper tantrums


10 Kids breaking and ruining almost everything

Not on purpose (sometimes) - TheAwesomeDude54

The Contenders

11 You have to do what they like

It's the other way around for some kids. Including me. - 906389

This is spoiling. You don't even have to - TheAwesomeDude54

12 You have to play with them 24/7

Not if they have siblings - TheAwesomeDude54

13 When they become a teen, their attitude gets bigger

Like "you're ruining my life" - TheAwesomeDude54

14 Trying to cope with their disorder if they have one
15 You have to buy everything for your kid

Use it against their point if you have to - TheAwesomeDude54

16 Changing disgusting diapers

Especially diarrhea - TheAwesomeDude54

It the worst seeing poopy diapers - trains45

17 They bring your salary down

Proof: child support. - TheAwesomeDude54

18 They seem to never get enough

Of doing bad stuff - TheAwesomeDude54

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