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What's Your Funniest Strict Or Overprotective Parent Story?

You survived them, now you can laugh!

Look, it’s a scary world out there, so it’s understandable that parents worry about their kids. But let’s be real, some parents take being strict or overprotective to a whole other level!

A mom squeezes her son...a lot

If you know some parents like that, or — heck! — if you yourself are an unapologetically strict or overprotective parent, we want to hear your stories!

In your house, were all movies rated “G” until the kids turned 18 years old?

The Lightning Mcqueen car raises on a track

Were dates — if they were allowed at all! — only done with a parental chaperone?

Two teens sit together in a movie as the girl's dad looks on
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Were sleepovers only allowed at approved homes and as long as there were phone check-ins every hour?

A text from mom reads: It's 7:01, you were supposed to call at 7"

Were background checks done on potential friends, dates, or teachers?


Are you thinking your parents were even more over-the-top than that? If so, we want to hear it! Amuse us with your overprotective/strict parent story in the comments below, and it could be featured in a future BuzzFeed Community post!