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orangechick18 posted this thread...
Nov. 29, 2012 at 3:26 pm

I'm so sick I my mom, shes so over bearing I never get do do anything. I'm 18 why cant she just let me go, my whole life she has kept me sheltered. I've bearly been able to enjoy life, its my seinor year I want to get out and hang with my friends. She always makes up some lame excuse or yells at me.I cant live like this any more!

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Dec. 1, 2012 at 7:00 pm

I know how you feel. My mom is paranoid, and I rarely leave the house.
 
Some points you need to realize. You are a teenager, and therefore, your judgment is tainted by hormones. Your mom has had a lot more expierience in life than you, so her "lame excuses" might not actually be as lame as you think.
She is your mother, and therefore deserves your respect and obedience. She probably has a reason for keeping you sheltered. I'd suggest talking to her calmly, and rationally about it. Life isn't all about hanging out with friends and having fun.

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beachychick replied...
Dec. 11, 2012 at 11:20 pm

I know how you feel. Sort of. Thank God my mom isn't that paranoid but my grandmother, who lives a few blocks away and comes over a lot is EXTREMELY paranoid. Sometimes I just have to think like: okay so if this was my little girl who wanted to go out by herself with all the murderers and rapists around how would I feel. Then I have some sympathy.

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