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Re: How's Your Relationship With Your Parent?

Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 30 Aug 2017, 18:34

Atabon Della wrote:My relationship with my mum is pretty good. Most of us Africans don't get very emotional with our children and I have had to accept it that way. We do not express love readily and always, unlike in the movies or with other races. However, I believe my relationship with my mum is satisfactorily good. Sadly, I have had little or no relationship with my dad eventhough he is alive and active. I've been with my mum only from birth up until now. Keep wishing I had both parents to bring me up. I feel socially lacking and I strongly belief it's as a result of single parenting.
Most kids who were brought up by a single parent really feel that there is something missing about their growing up.

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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 30 Aug 2017, 19:11

Donnavila Marie01 wrote:I have an excellent relationship with my parents. I was closer to my dad than mom but when dad died, my relationship to mom became closer.
I am sorry for your dad.
I lost my mom
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Post by Gikonyo Caroline » 13 Sep 2017, 15:18

Now that am older, thinking more with my head and not my hormones or emotions, I love them deeper, I understand them better and I treasure them. I look back in my life and realise that when they were guiding , disciplining and moulding me , they were doing it out of love, though it didn't feel like they loved me then. I

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Post by Ljessup » 14 Sep 2017, 09:58

I have a wonderful relationship with my parents, and though when I was younger and needed more guidance I would find it hard to stand on common ground with them, I would still say my relationship with then was strong. I can always go to my parents about anything and know they will be there to listen or give advice.

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Post by Belynda White » 14 Sep 2017, 16:15

I'm very close to my parents, although my dad is late now. My mum gets mad at me if I don't call her in a week. We talk about practically anything
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Post by hebcandle » 24 Sep 2017, 17:23

My relationship with my dad is similar to Godfredo and Paco's. He focused on money and materialism over family which almost destroyed our family. The result: I don't have anything to do with him.

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Post by RegularGuy3 » 24 Sep 2017, 17:30

Pretty great, I'd say. My parents live a few hours away and I'm not the best at phone calls (once, maybe twice per week). But I still appreciate all that they did and still do for me and my family. Pretty lucky in that regard.

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Post by Londera » 24 Sep 2017, 18:34

My relationship with my parents is okay. I have a better realtionship with my mother, due to diference in personality.

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Post by Oliver Ekaso » 26 Sep 2017, 20:37

I relate with my parents well. Dad's gone. Mum's still there. We're very good.

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Post by eelavahs-jay » 30 Sep 2017, 16:00

I have a decent enough relationship with my parents...I guess. It's really complicated. I remember I used to couldn't stand my mother because of how insanely unreasonable she was. She still gets on my nerves from time to time but now that we live apart I have begun to accept her sacrifices more. My relationship with my father is alright. When we get along it's good and when we don't it's a screaming contest.

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Post by KeriCraven » 01 Oct 2017, 20:58

I can honestly say that my mom is my best friend. Well one of the two best friends, my husband being the other. I see and talk to my mother everyday. Now my father, on the other hand, I have no relationship with. He was abusive and my mother left him with her 3 kids when I was a year old. I have spoken to him a handful of times since then and I am 26 now.

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Post by Mjgarrison » 01 Oct 2017, 23:54

I love my mother dearly and would do anything for her. We have been distant lately since we both have busy lives but we know we love each other.

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Post by Star88 » 05 Oct 2017, 10:36

I suppose we get along well enough. Obviously, I don't agree with everything they say, but we still love each other.

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Post by mercy wangechi » 06 Oct 2017, 02:15

my relationship with my dad is more compared to my mom. He listens to me, surprisingly my mom sends me to my dad when she wants something because she knows he will definitely do what i say. i think trust also contributes so much to our relationship.

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Post by sj_robert » 06 Oct 2017, 03:20

Izesicle wrote:When I was younger and thought I knew better, my relationship with my parents was not very harmonious. but now that I I have grown up and they don't have to "parent" me anymore, we're good friends.
I had a less than amorous relationship with my parents when I was younger. But we talk more now than I am on my own. I understand them more, especially my father's strict codes and sometimes overbearing nature. I don't think its an easy job.

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