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How Often Do You Talk to Your Parents?

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by Neo_Version 7, Jun 13, 2012.

  1. Joffrey

    Joffrey Well-Known Member

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    Though not an active or enthusiastic user, my mother is on facebook but she's suprisingly hasn't tried friending me. Dunno if I should be relieved or disturbed
     
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  2. Neo_Version 7

    Neo_Version 7 Well-Known Member

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    Is her profile at least visible? :uhoh:
     
  3. MarkI

    MarkI Well-Known Member

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    Nope, just always been this way
     
  4. JayJay

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    I talk to my mom usually once a week. My dad is usually close by, so he'll ask my mom to say hi to me, and I'll do likewise.
     
  5. Reggs

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    If she's a good conversationalist, encourage her to volunteer for some sort of hotline.
     
  6. Reggs

    Reggs Well-Known Member

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    I speak to my parents about once a week. I enjoy talking to them and we usually talk for a long time. I wish they lived next door. My father is the only person I ask for advice on any regular basis.


    What happened?
     
  7. acidboy

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    talked to one of my parental unit about money yesterday. the passive-aggressive tendency, the i-am-a-victim mentality and the bare face lies really strengthens by belief that in my case, I will never get along with them, we will never get to know each other better, its just a parents-offspring relationship at its basest form. they never wanted to know me more as a person rather than someone that they raised and someone that they can demand things from being that I owe them that, and I couldn't care less. I'm not sorry about it, I don't feel sad or remorseful that things are like this. this is the environment they like to put themselves in, and the only good that comes out of this is I learn from this mistake, and I will raise my kids in a whole lot better environment.
     
  8. Mr Herbert

    Mr Herbert Well-Known Member

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    speak to my mum on the phone about twice a week and a few text messages or emails as well. try and see her at least once a week also.

    inevitably see my inlaws way more than my own mother which i try and balance out
     
  9. fwiffo

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    E-mails two or three times a week each. I also drop by their place once a weekend.
     
  10. fwiffo

    fwiffo Well-Known Member

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    My memory is fuzzy and hazy most days but that's from The Gladiator when Joquain Phoenix goes to Germany to speak to Richard Harris.
     
  11. edinatlanta

    edinatlanta Well-Known Member

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    A few years ago my mom was like "you know what would be a nice Christmas present? If you added me on Facebook--I mean you don't have to if you don't want to, I understand you need your space." So I didn't add her. A few months later "as a joke" she added me. So I blocked her.


    http://prairiehome.publicradio.org/programs/2012/04/21/scripts/mom.shtml
     
  12. Neo_Version 7

    Neo_Version 7 Well-Known Member

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    Passive aggressive much?
     
  13. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Well-Known Member

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    I call my mother once a day because she is a worry wart. I talk to my father maybe once every two weeks or so.
     
  14. Michigan Planner

    Michigan Planner Well-Known Member

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    I try to call my parents once a week but sometimes go two or three weeks between calls. They call me about as often. However, there are times I call them 5 or 6 times a day. Those conversations are usually about 20 seconds long each looking for cooking or gardening advice.

    I have two brothers and two sisters and I am pretty sure they each call my parents everyday.

    My wife calls her parents a few times a week that I am aware of (maybe more since she could be calling when I am not home so who knows...).
     
  15. nkd268

    nkd268 New Member

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    Although I'm living apart from my parents, I can say that I call them (and they call me) twice a week :) I'm 24 and I'm not married yet fyi.
     
  16. xpress

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    Once a week.

    Family breakfast FTW.
     
  17. bullrams

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    Every two days or so - they are in India... Skype every Sat/Sun to have them interact with their 2 yo grandson.
     
  18. curzon

    curzon Well-Known Member

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    LOL. Hook, line and sinker. I'm not one for memorizing lines to movies. Hell, I can't remember the characters' names most often. I think the only line I ever remembered was, "Food fight!"

    When I've quoted it... it hasn't served me well.
     
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