How often do you see your parents?

United States
January 23, 2007 10:23pm CST
How often do you see your parents? I usually see my parents about once a month. It used to be longer, but now that I have a baby we tend to see them pretty often. sometimes we even see them 2 times a month. They live about 3.5hr drive away.
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@nw1911guy (1134)
• United States
24 Jan 07
I usually see mine at least once a week presently.
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• United States
24 Jan 07
That is great. I assume they live close to you. Do you live in the same city?
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@msqtech (15226)
• United States
24 Jan 07
wish I could see them more but they seperated when I was young
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• United States
24 Jan 07
I see my parents almost every day. I live next door to them. Some may say this is a bad idea, but it's great when I'm at work and my husband's at work and my mom isn't! She gets the kids when they get out of school. And on the weekends when she's off work the kids go over to her house for a few hours at a time. What's the best is, when I need a shoulder to cry on, she's next door and I don't have to do it over the phone. I love my parents!
• United States
24 Jan 07
That is wonderful. It sounds like a great arrangement.
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@villageanne (8554)
• United States
24 Jan 07
My parents live one and a half hours away so I dont get to see them much either. I may get to see them 3 or 4 times in one month and then the next month, I may only see them once. My husband works long hours so it is hard to go visiting. They only come to our home a couple times a year.
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• Canada
24 Jan 07
I get to see my mother a few times during the summer . My dad I only get to see once a year . My mom comes down to visit when the weather is nice but my dad has medical problems and so it is harder for him to get down and because he lives so about 4-5 hours away from me it is hard for me to get up and see him . My mom lives away to but she tends to drive down when the weather is nice out .
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@sherrir101 (3670)
• United States
27 Jan 07
I see my mom at least once a week.We were there today and will got back on Sunday.
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@msqtech (15226)
• United States
24 Jan 07
I see dad couple times a year everyother month for mom
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• United States
24 Jan 07
I haven't seen my parents in like 12 years ever since I moved to Florida. I wasn't very close to my parents, but I do talk to them on the phone.
• United States
24 Jan 07
12 years? wow! Why so long?
@cassidy22 (2975)
• United States
7 Feb 07
I haven't wanted to see mine in ages... I haven't been in contact with them in 3 years, but my mother stalks me, and my husband had to call the cops to get her off our property about a year and a half ago. SO I saw her then, and she was yelling obscenities at me then, so why would I choose to go see her? I see my father in law about once a month, sometimes more. My mother in law lives many states away, so I haven't seen her since our wedding. She travels a lot with her new husband so it's hard to track her down anyhow.
@Rittings (673)
7 Feb 07
I see them a lot!! And I mean a LOT!! haha. I am lucky because all my family pretty much live in the same village (auntie, mum and dad, granddad, sister, niece and nephew). So they are all only 5 minutes walk away (30 seconds drive if you feel a bit lazy haha). My wife is Indonesian though, and her family live thousands of miles away, and I feel so much for her because it must be so hard to be that far away from your family. I feel so lucky all the time for being so close to mine, and maybe one day the shoe will be on the other foot... it's only fair right? Love and light.
• Philippines
7 Feb 07
I was away from my parents since high school because my school is far from our house. It's about 3 hours to visit my parents. So we've seen each other once a month. When I went into college I became farther because I went into a school that is ocean apart. That time I visited my parents every semester, that's about 4 or 5 months or on holidays, like Christmas, New Years. Now, I got married and I am still living in another island so I visited them once per year or on some special occasions. I am sad. I want to be with them most of the time since they are already old. I can't invite them in my place because I just rented a small apartment and I have no place to let them sleep. Pretty bad. I hope to have a house of my own.
@talsi123 (11)
• India
6 Feb 07
My parents stay with me:) So i see them everyday!
• United States
6 Feb 07
I've seen my dad twice since we moved out of his house in June 2005. We (me and the kids) spent 7 weeks at his house helping him recover from a heart attack and surgery and we spent a week there at Christmas.
6 Feb 07
I see my parents all the time. Yes i still live with them but getting a home is hard for young people these days. alot harder than some people think although nasty un caring people seem to manage fine. (this isn't a dig but i know many who's go a police record and have a council house)
• United States
1 Feb 07
Every other day or so. They live about 5 minutes away. They used to live closer--we could see their house from ours but they just bought a new house so they are a little further away. To my daughter(4) you'd think they moved hours away...LOL
@apky12 (775)
• United States
1 Feb 07
My parents live about 10 minutes away from me. They love to see the kids. They stop by every day even if it's for a minute just to say hi. We are extremely extremely close.
• Canada
1 Feb 07
Mom and Dad both live an hour away from me in different directions. I see Mom once a week, or more if she is in Guelph for work, and I see Dad every couple of months. I saw Mom on the 29th, and we went out for lunch for my birthday. I will probably see Dad on Friday for a birthday lunch.
• United States
31 Jan 07
I live in Oregon now with my family and my parents live back home in Texas. Luckily we were able to travel last year and spend two weeks in Texas on vacation. Usually my parents come out at least once or twice a year to see the grandkids!!
• Philippines
30 Jan 07
I used see my parents twice to three times a month. I am not that worried not to see them often because they're living with my brother. My son always want to see his grandparents, so nowadays we visit them every weekends. :-)
• Philippines
29 Jan 07
i dont see him often as of now, im renting on my own i have to practise my self away from him because im getting older and i cant be with him for that long since i'll start my own family soon. Though i'll miss him but i have to and have to teach my self to be independent now.
@yamiboo (466)
• Philippines
27 Jan 07
Since we just live near where my parents live, we see them like 3 times a week. We usually see them on weekends (either Saturday or Sunday or both) and once or twice on weeknights.