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How to stand up to strict, African parents without dying? watch

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    So my parents are trying to force me to do Maths AS, and I really don't want to.

    We've all agreed on Biology, Chemistry and Psychology as my A2 options and luckily for me I actually like those subjects.

    They're giving me lectures saying I need to believe in my self and work hard and that I'm not confident enough to do Maths AS, and it's so ironic because I was crying tears of joy thinking I wouldn't have to Maths ever again after I came out of my Maths exam, because I hate Maths so much.

    AND, my life sucks because I have to go in a day before term starts to redo an algebra test to see if I can get accepted into the Maths course I DO NOT WANT TO DO (I already failed, but of course my bloody head of Maths says they'll accept me if I do extra lunchtime revision).

    So anyway, my options are:

    - Just sit them down and tell them I really don't want to do it, (even though they'll just shout and call me lazy).
    - Switch courses without telling them (and secure my date of death when they find out, plus don't want to lie).
    - Fail the test again, and beg my head of Maths to reject me for the course.

    What should I do, and what do you think of the whole situation?
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    I started my AS year studying Bio,Chem, Psych and Comms. After not seeing eye to eye with one of my chemistry teachers I couldn't take it any longer and going against my families advice I dropped the subject. So I was left with three and extra frees. I worked my butt off for the remaining months and sat my exams... After getting my results the other week it turns out I failed the subject I studied my hardest for. What I found the most shocking was that I enjoyed and was most confident in the subject I failed, my advice would be to take maths with stats or stats on its own and to give it a go, in a few months if you cant see it going well drop it and focus on your other three. That way you'll have no regrets and your funeral will be postponed
 
 
 
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