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Alright parents of teenagers, give me your wisdom.
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Don't have children.
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jezzer wrote:Don't have children.
Im with him.
I have never had them and have no interest. This is why i might end up a bitter old drunkey man.
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Worst flouters of social distancing
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Yourmother wrote:Worst flouters of social distancing
nah, 80 yr old carribean/african women in shops
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Have them fixed. It'll reduce behavioural problems and unwanted litters.
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Lockdown taken well.
Not so stressful, because none of the mates were doing anything either.
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Yourmother wrote:Worst flouters of social distancing
Nah they’ve been good as good, it’s middle class women who have been the worst.





I’m somewhat of an expert on teenagers (not in a yeeb way)
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Yourmother wrote:Worst flouters of social distancing
The recent news that they're not massive spreaders won't change that anyway.
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Talk to them like adults
Respect their privacy
Respect their opinion
Don’t be their friend still be their parent

They will be grumpy, let it wash over you
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Winnie wrote:Talk to them like adults
Respect their privacy
Respect their opinion
Don’t be their friend still be their parent

They will be grumpy, let it wash over you
:thumbup:
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Winnie wrote:Talk to them like adults
Respect their privacy
Respect their opinion
Don’t be their friend still be their parent

They will be grumpy, let it wash over you
Seems like solid advice..

Also hide your top shelf booze in your house from them. Try hiding it in your library.... teenagers hate books.

Leave a few of cheapest beer the shop sells about in the fridge . Once they realize the hunting is bad in your house ... they will search elsewhere.....
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Winnies best point is ‘don’t be their friend’ :thumbup:
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Winnie wrote:Talk to them like adults
Respect their privacy
Respect their opinion
Don’t be their friend still be their parent

They will be grumpy, let it wash over you
And above all, remember that they will be paying the taxes to look after you when you grow old so do a good job of getting them ready.
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Echo what some of the others have said, they will be grumpy and nothing is their fault but eventually they come out it and become likeable again. My 18 year old is through it, just as my 15 year old has become a right moany sod. They particularly like me pointing at nice cars and saying "See that, I can't have that because I have you....car would be so much nicer at the moment!"

Balance between giving them space and decent boundaries or just wild assed guessing at what the best thing is to do like the rest of us.
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Enjoy every precious moment with them because they leave home far too soon. 18 year old left for uni this year and we miss her very much.
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Try to coincide their hitting teenage years with the onset of a pandemic, then on the eve of pandemic panic, take an overseas contract , selling the idea to the Mrs that the family will join you after the tricky first few months are done and you've scouted the lie of the land.

Then go off grid.
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rageagainstthemachine wrote:
jezzer wrote:Don't have children.
Im with him.
I have never had them and have no interest. This is why i might end up a bitter old drunkey man.
This thread is directed at parents of teenagers, not smug cúnts like you!
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Entitled and bone lazy
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Lucius wrote:Entitled and bone lazy
I my experience children are only entitled if they have been raised to be entitled, and are only lazy if they have been allowed to be lazy.'
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Buy a dog.

Cheaper and they don't grow up as needy these days.
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Ali's Choice wrote:Enjoy every precious moment with them because they leave home far too soon. 18 year old left for uni this year and we miss her very much.
My kids are 8 and 12 so some time before they leave, but I won't be the type of parent that pushes them out at 18 (not saying you are, I'm sure it was her choice). I love having them around, I enjoy their company. Even if my 12 year old boy has body odor issues lately. Filthy bugger.
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True Blue wrote:
Ali's Choice wrote:Enjoy every precious moment with them because they leave home far too soon. 18 year old left for uni this year and we miss her very much.
My kids are 8 and 12 so some time before they leave, but I won't be the type of parent that pushes them out at 18 (not saying you are, I'm sure it was her choice). I love having them around, I enjoy their company. Even if my 12 year old boy has body odor issues lately. Filthy bugger.

Had one kid leave at 21 and the next at 19. Both had places to explore and educational reasons.
Leaving home is the best way for your kid to grow up an learn how to function in this world.

Really hurt when they each left but i knew was to their benefit. Having them stay longer and not develop fully would be much more worse for me to feel. I am lucky they are close enough now that get to see each of them every 7-10 days.
They even bring their partners to my place and drink all my booze.
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My sister texted me re her 18 yr olds "they want the freedom of adults with the privilege of being a kid)
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True Blue wrote:
Ali's Choice wrote:Enjoy every precious moment with them because they leave home far too soon. 18 year old left for uni this year and we miss her very much.
My kids are 8 and 12 so some time before they leave, but I won't be the type of parent that pushes them out at 18 (not saying you are, I'm sure it was her choice). I love having them around, I enjoy their company. Even if my 12 year old boy has body odor issues lately. Filthy bugger.
It wasn't really her choice, as such, she wanted to attend a university that is 200km away. I have no doubt that she wouldn't have moved out if we lived in Brisbane.
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Flametop wrote:Alright parents of teenagers, give me your wisdom.
I had 3 of them on the go at one stage...... Good luck. !!
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Don't expose them to sunlight, don't get them wet and above all else, never feed them after midnight.
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My eldest is 9 and is starting to be teenagery - worrying about boobs, clothes, conversations with her friends need to be in private , temper tantrums etc

Can’t wait for her periods to start .... :|
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But look on the bright side; at least your children can now sleep through the night and go to the toilet on their own! :(
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Joost wrote:But look on the bright side; at least your children can now sleep through the night and go to the toilet on their own! :(
My youngest is five, so no, and yes if you accept toothpaste and clothes and lolly sticks everywhere.
I now take a shit in the loft en suite so I can relax whilst coiling one out and not have them barging in and looking at my cock and showing their picture of a flower or aqua-bead unicorn or some other bullshit.
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Poor quality and subtitles but...

Not the Nine O' Clock News sketch
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happyhooker wrote:
Yourmother wrote:Worst flouters of social distancing
nah, 80 yr old carribean/african women in shops
give it another 6 weeks and that won't be the case
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Scare the living shít out of me
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Rely on the bank of Mum and Dad.
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Will eventually grow into old people who complain about teenagers.
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Most depression these days is from drug abuse. Of course it won’t happen in your family, but when it does, you can get through it.
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moosehead wrote:.. hide your top shelf booze in your house from them. Try hiding it in your library.... teenagers hate books.

Leave a few of cheapest beer the shop sells about in the fridge . Once they realize the hunting is bad in your house ... they will search elsewhere.....
:lol: Awesome. Sadly I forgot which wing of my house the library is on.
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CM11 wrote:
Yourmother wrote:Worst flouters of social distancing
The recent news that they're not massive spreaders won't change that anyway.
Must resist ;)
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Had three, all different with their own issues, all have turned out OK

Eldest (34) has a long term partner with whom he has 2 kids (2.5 & 0.4), middle one (32) is gay and returned home for lock down, youngest (30) also has a long term partner but this time 1 kid (0.8).

Each had issues as teenagers, resolved mostly by them, none take drugs or have criminal records, that's enough for me :-)
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