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    Hello! I got parents that are telling me that I must get really high grades. I think that would be classed as perfectionism and it kinda sucks. They are usually serious when it comes to education. How would you counter this?
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    Are they strict in other areas of your life?
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    lol this is literally me haha. even though i do get high grades, my dad still goes on about how i should be doing way more. i always try and like show exactly how hard a levels are and tell him about like grades people get at the beginning of a levels so i don't get told off when i get a b or something. hope this helps and good luck haha
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    (Original post by Ashdabear)
    Hello! I got parents that are telling me that I must get really high grades. I think that would be classed as perfectionism and it kinda sucks. They are usually serious when it comes to education. How would you counter this?
    By studying hard and getting good grades? No point in countering it. Your parents aren't trying to make you aim high to your detriment.

    This part's going to be cringe-worthy, but your parents are still going to love you on the inside even if you come home with poor grades.
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    I see what you mean. Thank you for the suggestion!!!
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    (Original post by thenbhd)
    lol this is literally me haha. even though i do get high grades, my dad still goes on about how i should be doing way more. i always try and like show exactly how hard a levels are and tell him about like grades people get at the beginning of a levels so i don't get told off when i get a b or something. hope this helps and good luck haha
    Great! Im not the only one
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    Look at it this way, it's not any better being raised with no encouragement either, I always HATED it, I felt like my parents didn't care about how I did or that they didn't care because they didn't see the point in caring about my education which really hurt, it really upset me and I've met many people who felt the exact same way. I did OK in school but I really wish they had encouraged me.
    I'm just trying to say, people raised the other way didn't like it either so don't envy them. Having encouraging parents does sound annoying and maybe even anxiety enduring at times, but having people pushing you to do your best is always a good thing and will hopefully end in success 😊😊
 
 
 
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