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29 Things Only People Raised By Conservative Parents Will Understand

No, I don't have my ears pierced. And yes, my family is super happy about it.

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1. One piercing in your ears was plenty, anything more than that was completely unacceptable.

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Forget places OTHER than your ears. You're basically disowned.

4. Your first name is very generic, because your parents look down on people with hippie names.

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Extra gold stars if you can add a II or III to your name.

5. You weren't allowed to watch certain shows as a kid because of all the sex and cursing.

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Not that you wanted to watch those things with your parents present, because they most definitely would be.

20. If you ever switched to being a liberal, they'd call it a "phase" and troll you for the rest of your life.

This phrase sound familiar? "Anyone under 30 who isn't a liberal doesn't have a heart. Anyone over 30 who isn't a conservative doesn't have a brain."

28. There were definitely moments when you've dreamed of completely rebelling.

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Like those two years where you were a vegan, but then totally caved when faced with a turkey burger one day. (READ: IT'S ME.)

29. But you also know that all of the strong, opinionated parts of you come from your parents.

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Thanks, Mom and Dad! Love, your daughter. (Who is still going through her Democrat "phase.")

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