I'm a guy, aged 18, and have just finished Sixth Form. Like most others on TSR I am waiting to go to University come October. I plan to read Law at Warwick and I think I've done enough to achieve the AAA required for entry. I am currently on an internship at law Firm Allen & Overy for the entire summer up until Uni.
My parents are extremely protective however, and its so frustrating. I know they don't mean to be that way in a bad way, its all out of love at the end of the day, but I just feel they're being a tad unfair.
Although I live in quite a rough area, they tend to raise eyebrows when I get home late, 11-12 at night etc. Its not what they say also, its their reaction afterwards which makes me feel like ****. As a result, I dont have much of a social life. Im not a social retard, I would consider myself to be extremely outgoing, I can talk to anyone and am very approachable. I've no problem talking or flirting with girls either, but my lack of socialising has meant that that part of my social life is virtually non-existent. I feel so restrained, especially when I see friends going to parties and having a laugh. I really also wanted to make the most of the summer before I leave for university as well, but my parents' attitude is so confining.
Its another Saturday night indoors online as you may have already guessed. The only thing keeping me going is the thought of university in October, where I can move the f*** away. Im beginning to lose a lot of friends as im not out Saturday nights etc, and they rarely ever call nowadays. I feel this is a large chunk of my life which I am missing out on.
Any thoughts? Am I being unfair, or should I just grit my teeth till university when I can live out on my own? Much appreciated.
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