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    I'm currently in year 12 doing French, Spanish and Psychology. I'm becoming more stressed at the workload every day, and to top things off, my parents are constantly on my back, telling me I haven't done enough revision, and that I should do more. What they don't realise is the amount of stress that it's also putting on me.

    They think that the more work I put in, the better my grades are going to be. Which, yes, is true. But I put in more work, and they still moan at me making me more stressed! It's every day, and it's constant. Teachers are sending my parents e-mails, my parents have been down to the school asking teachers to keep them in the loop about how I'm getting on.

    It's all getting on top of me and I don't know how to cope with it! I can't talk to them because them they'll think that I'm making excuses about revising and exams.

    What do I do!
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    Wow that seems like a lot of stress, I get the same but mostly from my teachers. I know you said you can't talk to them but really try sitting down with them and telling them how you feel and with all the pressure it may make you worse off than better.
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    (Original post by Harry_Lancaster)
    I'm currently in year 12 doing French, Spanish and Psychology. I'm becoming more stressed at the workload every day, and to top things off, my parents are constantly on my back, telling me I haven't done enough revision, and that I should do more. What they don't realise is the amount of stress that it's also putting on me.

    They think that the more work I put in, the better my grades are going to be. Which, yes, is true. But I put in more work, and they still moan at me making me more stressed! It's every day, and it's constant. Teachers are sending my parents e-mails, my parents have been down to the school asking teachers to keep them in the loop about how I'm getting on.

    It's all getting on top of me and I don't know how to cope with it! I can't talk to them because them they'll think that I'm making excuses about revising and exams.

    What do I do!
    Good job you are not in a foxhole.
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    I'm doing my GCSEs and i know that's nowhere near the workload and stress your are under but i don't know i how i am going to survive A levels if im finding this stressful!

    And trust me..I have Asian parents, i know how it feels like- for them to be constantly on your back.On top of that,My bros got into med uni so even more pressure for me..

    Instead of constantly stressing and worrying and feeling dowwwnnn, list 5 positive things about yourself (something that would make you smile). btw i know this sounds cliche but just try, it works for me.I have a list of positives in the notes section of my phone.
    and don't be too hard on yourself, i mean parents will always be parents , but its you and your life at the end of the day, it's your job to carve out your own path.In 5 years time, youre probably going to be on your own anyways.


    now, after reading this, go to the mirror , look at yourself in the eye and talk. Vent out. If you actually need to get work done, set REALISTIC goals. By that, i didn't mean for you to aim to do 2 essays , bio notes and 50 flashcards in 2 hours, seriously be realistic. Don't be such a self critic. when you go to sleep you will feel MUCH better.


    P.s. Knowing that you've done the best revision you can do and actually doing it is the best feeling in the world.No onee can say anything. not your parents, not your teachers. no one.

    Last thing; howver annoying your parents might be, they are your parenst after all.Just appreciate them and be optimistic for the future.

    Good luck for your exams
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    (Original post by Harry_Lancaster)
    I'm currently in year 12 doing French, Spanish and Psychology. I'm becoming more stressed at the workload every day, and to top things off, my parents are constantly on my back, telling me I haven't done enough revision, and that I should do more. What they don't realise is the amount of stress that it's also putting on me.

    They think that the more work I put in, the better my grades are going to be. Which, yes, is true. But I put in more work, and they still moan at me making me more stressed! It's every day, and it's constant. Teachers are sending my parents e-mails, my parents have been down to the school asking teachers to keep them in the loop about how I'm getting on.

    It's all getting on top of me and I don't know how to cope with it! I can't talk to them because them they'll think that I'm making excuses about revising and exams.

    What do I do!
    I am basically going through the exact same thing. My parents keep lecturing me about how I am going to fail my A2's and I am not going to do well. Even when I am studying they disturb me and lecture me about how I am not studying hard enough and that I am so lazy etc. Some parents are understanding, but others can be very narrow minded and they will never change. I am done wasting my time trying to convince my parents that I am studying. Even though they shout at me I just listen to them and say "ok". I am going to prove them all wrong on results day that I did work hard. Just focus on what you need to do and then do it. Don't let the distractions from your parents distract you, just keep at it and don't stop. I understand that it can be difficult to listen to their constant moaning, but you must learn to ignore them and just carry on. Good luck
 
 
 
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