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23 Real, Frustrating, And Eternal Struggles Of #GrowingUpWithStrictParents

Where are you going? Who's going to be there? Let me talk to their parents.

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1. When your friends just didn't understand:

#GrowingUpWithStrictParents , hearing your friends say "ask again" or "ask her why"


#GrowingUpWithStrictParents when your friends make last minute plans and you can't go bc it takes 2 business days to convince your parents.


#GrowingUpWithStrictParents when someone texts you at 11 pm asking if you can hang out


#GrowingUpWithStrictParents telling your friends your parents said no, without even asking cause you knew it would have been a no anyway



#GrowingUpWithStrictParents making sure all of your friends know the story you're telling your parents so they don't get suspicious

6. When your phone was a privilege:

#GrowingUpWithStrictParents when you're on your phone past your bedtime and you hear that door click


#GrowingUpWithStrictParents always deleting text messages in case they took away your phone


#GrowingUpWithStrictParents "Unlock your phone and give it to me"


9. When sex just wasn't a thing:

#GrowingUpWithStrictParents never getting "the talk" cause you aren't allowed a boyfriend until you're 35


#GrowingUpWithStrictParents seeing someone have a sleepover with their boyfriend/girlfriend

11. When you tried to make a joke:

When you're telling a funny story but it turns into a lecture.... #GrowingUpWithStrictParents

12. When having fun was a monumental struggle:

#GrowingUpWithStrictParents rehearsing 10 times on how to ask for permission to go out and another 10 mins to build up the courage to



#GrowingUpWithStrictParents Where are you going? Who's gonna be there? Is there gonna be adults? Let me talk to their parents.


#GrowingUpWithStrictParents always waiting until they're in a good mood to ask them to go somewhere


#GrowingUpWithStrictParents they complain about you being home all the time, but say no when you ask to go out.


#GrowingUpWithStrictParents going to ask your parents something and saying "never mind you gon say no" to build sympathy



#GrowingUpWithStrictParents tryna decide if you wanna ask to go out on Friday or Saturday night cause you know they won't say yes to both


#GrowingUpWithStrictParents when people change plans ten times and you have to explain the new ones to your parents

19. When you were always too young:

#GrowingUpWithStrictParents being 17 years old and still having parental controls on my tv.....


"Not until you're 18" *turns 18* "not while you're living under our roof" #GrowingUpWithStrictParents


21. When they never understood:

#GrowingUpWithStrictParents Me: can I get lunch with my friends Mom: no there's food here Me:


#GrowingUpWithStrictParents "mom everyone failed that test" "I don't care about everyone I care about you"

23. And finally, this:

I'll just let these pictures do the talking. #GrowingUpWithStrictParents