What is the relationship like between your parents and you?

@Laydee83 (275)
Atlanta, Georgia
February 3, 2007 9:00pm CST
My mom and dad are close to my heart. I mean, they are my parents. But it wasn't always like that I will admit. We went thru a stage where we were pratically at witts end to get rid of each other. I ran away a few times and the police were called on me as well. Between fights and friends and decisions and respect, a lot of issues have come and gone between my parents and I. Eventually things got better. Especially when I moved out of their house. What are the types of experiences did you go through with your parents as you grew up? How were things?
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• Pakistan
15 Feb 07
I dun think one should love any one more than the parents! My mom means evrthng to me
@Laydee83 (275)
• Atlanta, Georgia
19 Feb 07
Maybe that works for you. But sometimes it's more than just love. But thank you for your imput.
@XxAngelxX (2833)
• Canada
4 Feb 07
I am glad to hear you patched things up with your parents and things are going much better for you now. Growing up I was daddy's little girl and he could do no wrong. My mom and I didn't really disagree on much and whatever she told me to do, I just did it. We didn't have very much of a relationship although I know she tried her best. Since I've moved out on my own, I realize my dad is not at all the person I thought he was and actually I haven't spoken to him in six years. My mom and I bought a house together and we get along fantastically. She is one of my best friends (although she still knows how to wear the mother's hat and will tell me if she thinks what I'm doing is wrong, lol). I'd be totally lost without her. She does whatever she can to make my life easier and I try to do the same for her.
@Laydee83 (275)
• Atlanta, Georgia
15 Feb 07
Yes, that mother hat seems to be their favorite, huh? My mom things its a fashion statement, lol. But yes things were hard but they are so much better now. Especially with me moving. We seem to have gotten closer. She is my mother, but also one of my best friends. I feel things happen for a reaosn so I think that now is my mother and my time to strengthen our relationship. Thanks for commenting!
@misskatonic (3727)
• United States
4 Feb 07
I was always pretty close with my parents. They were always there for me, always supported me, and we always had an open and trusting relationship. And we still do. We had our fights when I was a teenager - mostly over grades - but nothing big or traumatic. We're a very close knit family, and even when moved out I could still count on them to always, always be there for me. I still can.
@Laydee83 (275)
• Atlanta, Georgia
15 Feb 07
That is wonderful. My g/f has a very close family and it gets annoying sometimes. Well it use to. But now I understand the strength of a good family. Once I moved away I learned to appreciate it more. Family really is everything.
• United States
4 Feb 07
I have a very, very bad relationship with my parents. We don't understand each other, I would say. More or less, I just can't wait to get out of this house.
@Laydee83 (275)
• Atlanta, Georgia
15 Feb 07
I'm sorry to hear that. They say that time heals pain, I hope that is the case with you.