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If you could change anything about the way you were raised, what would it be?


Asked by SweetLuci at 4:09 PM on Feb. 6, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • i wished i had both my parents growing mother died when i was 7 and my sister and i had it rough being raised by my father who could deal with having 2 daughters and no one to help...he was an alcoholic even when my mom was mom had a strutured childhood very italian family.....

    Answer by desperate07 at 10:17 PM on Feb. 6, 2011

  • I would have changed that Dad beat my Mom, It really affects the children more than ppl realize.

    Answer by pswiley at 4:15 PM on Feb. 6, 2011

  • I wish I was taught to try things instead of being discouraged to do them.

    Answer by Imogine at 4:15 PM on Feb. 6, 2011

  • Not a thing. My mother was wheelchair bound. I learned early on how cruel people can be and how kind people can be.

    Answer by tiddliwinks at 4:20 PM on Feb. 6, 2011

  • I would have moved in with my dad when my step father started abusing us. Also, I would have made sure someone called CPS. :(

    Answer by BansheeQueen at 5:31 PM on Feb. 6, 2011

  • I wished my parents had stepped back, stopped working so much to achieve the "American dream" and spent more time together as a family. It probably would have saved their marriage and my childhood. I was raised to spend a lot of time by myself and my family fell apart piece by piece.


    Answer by Namaste17 at 4:16 PM on Feb. 6, 2011

  • My upbringing only has super memories, there is nothing I would change.

    Answer by older at 4:21 PM on Feb. 6, 2011

  • I would've only changed that things were financially easier on my parents. I still wish that for them today. Us girls had a great family and a great childhood.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 4:43 PM on Feb. 6, 2011

  • Too many questions to answer. Initially about my childhood. I wish that I could change the religion that I was raised in.

    Answer by Melbornj at 4:11 PM on Feb. 6, 2011

  • My folks were toooooo over protective...didn't get to interact much with kids or actually live a was just school, go to church, go to cuz once I grew up n saw an opportunity to do me I took it...meaning sneak out, cut class, boysss, I would never tell n e thn to folks....ima take that into consideration in raisin my soon baby...

    Answer by diosa694 at 4:20 PM on Feb. 6, 2011