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    (Original post by alain22)
    You didn't get any discipline did you?

    Yes, you do owe your parents for raising you. The fact that the legal system protected you is irrelevant.
    Its not irrelevant.If you have a kid then the minimum you do is look after it and raise it.You dont get extra points for that.Thats just what you do.You bring a child into the world you look after it.You shouldnt expect gratitude for that.Thats just being the minimum level of a decent human being.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Now that he/she is alive, would they want to end their life simply because they didn't ask to be born? :rolleyes:
    What? Nobody asks to be born! Are you saying that everybody is wants to end their life?
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    (Original post by Robby2312)
    Its not irrelevant.If you have a kid then the minimum you do is look after it and raise it.You dont get extra points for that.Thats just what you do.You bring a child into the world you look after it.You shouldnt expect gratitude for that.Thats just being the minimum level of a decent human being.
    That's like saying you shouldn't thank a teacher for teaching you work.

    Abusive parents is one thing, but parents who raised you and gave you plenty of opportunity deserve gratitude.

    Then again, Ive been raised well. Maybe if you were too you wouldnt be such a moron on this site.
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    (Original post by alain22)
    That's like saying you shouldn't thank a teacher for teaching you work.

    Abusive parents is one thing, but parents who raised you and gave you plenty of opportunity deserve gratitude.

    Then again, Ive been raised well. Maybe if you were too you wouldnt be such a moron on this site.

    You shouldn't thank a teacher.Its their job.They are not doing it because they give a damn about you.They are doing it because they get paid for it.That is their thanks.You should thank a teacher when they go above and beyond to help you .Until then they are just doing their job.
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    I don't think any child should be indebted to their parents because they put the time and effort to cloth you, feed you, finance your education etc. But being a parent Is obviously a difficult job and so I believe that any parent/caretaker who commits themselves to giving their child an enjoyable life should be respected for that. You don't owe them anything, but I do think you should be grateful (which I'm assuming you are).
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    Jesus christ OP you are the worst sort of brat.
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    (Original post by 15vanan)
    I completley agree with you, this was the point I was trying to make, but I have appeared ungrateful in this process. I am sorry if I have appeared ungrateful, that was not my attention, I respect my mother for everything she has done for me, that was the message I was trying to send, not that I wasn't grateful
    Be thankful that you have parents to bring you up, feed you, clothe you and keep you warm. Because if you had been brought up like I was, you would have something to complain about. I was an abandoned baby nearly 70 years ago, and I still suffer with issues because of it. There is nothing wrong with reminding children that they have been looked after, because like you, OP, you do need reminding. When you eventually go out into the big wide world of work and you meet someone and have children of your own, you will soon realize that your parents were not far wrong. X
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    We do owe our parents though -I certainly do. Although the basics (food/shelter etc) are our rights, many go beyond to provide. Sometimes even providing the food meant they went hungry. Providing the shelter meant they worked nearly round the clock.
    Honestly, only when one has their own child or own being to look after would you realise how much has been needed to be put behind this child.
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    (Original post by 15vanan)
    I don't know about you, but I feel like parents always think that you owe them something, especially my dad, he always makes me feel like I owe him something because he (barely) raised me. And I just wanted to say, parents, please stop thinking that you're children owe you for raising them. Please. If you are having an argument, please don't bring up " I clothe you, feed you, send you to school" and all that nonsense, like, those are things that you are required to do, by law for your children, if you are financially able. This is not the child's fault. The child in question never asked to be born, no one ever asks to be born, so don't try to make the child feel guilty, simply for being born, and receiving everything that, by law, it should receive from its parents. Please, don't guilt trip your children. So, I just wanted to ask, why do you do this?
    Well we do know about you and it’s self evident you lack respect
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    Disrespectful, ungrateful little brat. When you mature enough and have children of your own one day you'll realise just how stupid you were.
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    Never. My parents are ****ing awesome. Never demand or expect. In return they have two good, kind lads who never do wrong :awesome:

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    (Original post by Seamus123)
    Be thankful that you have parents to bring you up, feed you, clothe you and keep you warm. Because if you had been brought up like I was, you would have something to complain about. I was an abandoned baby nearly 70 years ago, and I still suffer with issues because of it. There is nothing wrong with reminding children that they have been looked after, because like you, OP, you do need reminding. When you eventually go out into the big wide world of work and you meet someone and have children of your own, you will soon realize that your parents were not far wrong. X
    So you are a 70+ year old person on this site..........?
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    (Original post by Mystery.)
    So you are a 70+ year old person on this site..........?
    Yes. Why? Do you have a problem with that? I am a third year Undergraduate Student.
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    Talk about ungrateful. Have a bit more respect. Or maybe just wait till you're a parent and see how damned hard it is.
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    I thought this when I was younger and I still kind of agree with the fact that they don't actually owe a thing to the parents.
    Now an adult, I do owe them, at least in respect and kindness! No, I didn't ask to be born and my mum said that having children is kind of quite selfish, but they brought me up, put a lot of money into me, they raised me into a great person and made the best out of what they had. They could've been **** parents that didn't actually look after me, but they weren't, so why not repay them? Showing respect and caring for them is the least you can do!
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    (Original post by 15vanan)
    What? Nobody asks to be born! Are you saying that everybody is wants to end their life?
    Definitely not, but if you didn't want to be born in the first place, technically speaking, you shouldn't be alive right now eh?
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    (Original post by alain22)
    You didn't get any discipline did you?

    Yes, you do owe your parents for raising you. The fact that the legal system protected you is irrelevant.
    did he ask to be born? parents CHOSE to have you, you don't owe them sh*t
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    You are hilarious!
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    I am worried about the time where my parents won't be available to listen to my problems and u feel like this??? When your parents go to a better place, then u will feel the pain; TREAT THEM WITH RESPECT U PIG WHILST THEY ARE WITH U. A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
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    (Original post by Hamoody)
    When you carry a bugger in your lady sack for nine months
    Read this as 'When you carry a burger..' and was so confused lol.
 
 
 
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