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Why do parents always think they work harder than you? Watch

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    Hi all,

    I work full time as does my mum and sister, we all work long days 8-6 but for some reason my mum thinks me and my sister don't work as hard?We all contribute to house work e.g. whoever is in first does the dinner or the washing or whatever.

    Whenever I get home my mums is snappy and when you ask her why she says "its because I actually work long hours", sorry but that puts me down when I work equally as hard. It actually makes me resent her

    Is it just parents? It really makes me want to move out but that's obviously not an option because of house prices where I live.

    Can someone explain this to me?
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    It's just parents.

    As above - parents.

    I can work a 12 hour shift on my feet all day, without a proper break and come home and she'll be like "why haven't you done the washing up??" etc etc....honestly
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