The I Guess This Is Growing Up Collection
People Reveal Things Their Parents Did That They Thought Were Normal But ... 139.4k VOTES Every kid thinks their parents are weird, annoying, or just too strict. Despite all that, though, things that ... People With Strict Parents Describe The Most Absurd Rules They Had To Live By ... 1M VIEWS Kids already deal with schoolwork, adolescence, and the daunting task of growing older. Add in a few absurd rules from parents, ... 34 People Share Their Dumbest Childhood Beliefs 3.7k VOTES Children have very active imaginations. If they don't know why something is, they'll make up a reason. While charming and ... Grown-Ups Recall The 'Black Markets' Kids Ran At School 11.2k VIEWS Whether you went to public or private school, odds are you were aware of the kid who knew how to "acquire things" from ... People Describe Things They Thought Were Normal Growing Up, But Later Found ... 135.8k VOTES Everyone grows up differently, which means each person learns a ton of weird behaviors that aren't normal outside of ... People Reveal The Most Sadistic Things They Did As Children 304.4k VIEWS Childhood memories typically contain images of bike riding, candy stores, videos games, and sleepovers. But some ... Older Siblings Reveal The Worst Rules They Had To Follow That Their Younger ... 9.9k VIEWS Being an older sibling is not without its advantages. Even your slightest milestones are documented, you never ... The Absolute Worst Ways Kids Found Out Their Parents Were Getting Divorced ... 131k VIEWS If you need a crash course in how to not tell kids about divorce, check out these stories. Telling your kids about ... Middle Children Share Things Only They Understand 1.5k VOTES Whether you're the oldest child, the baby, or smack in the middle, birth order matters. Being the center, but not the center of ... Women Reveal What They Wish Their Fathers Did As They Were Growing Up 607 VOTES A girl’s relationship with her father can hold unprecedented influence over her life, especially as she makes the treacherous ... 17 People Describe Things They Did As Teens They'll Never, Ever Tell Their ... 6.9k VOTES A person's teen years are some of the most interesting and tumultuous of a lifetime. Thanks to hormones and a growing ... People Share True Stories About Sibling Double Standards 2k VOTES Brotherly and sisterly love can take an unfriendly family turn when sibling double standards come into play. Parents are ... People Describe Things Their Friends And Family Thought Were Perfectly Normal ... 25.6k VOTES People learn strange things about their friends, family members, and coworkers all the time. And oftentimes, loved lones and ... 23 Things Only Children Of Divorce Understand 5.1k VOTES Children of divorce don't have an easy life. Growing up with parents who have separated adds plenty of extra stress and ... People Reveal The Secrets They Know About Their Oblivious Parents 82.3k VIEWS Sometimes it's hard to remember that parents are people, too. They have interior lives, they make mistakes, and they feel ... Stepchildren Describe Their Worst 'Evil Stepparent' Moments 113.7k VIEWS Unless someone is a member of the Brady Bunch, their stepfamily is probably not going to fit in nine tidy boxes filled with ... People Share Their Strangest Childhood Experiences With Other Kids' Families ... 33.3k VIEWS Playdates can lead to some of the fondest childhood memories. For many kids, carefree days spent frolicking with friends ... 29 Of The Weirdest Lies Our Parents Told Us Growing Up That We Actually ... 1.6k VOTES Lies to eat our veggies, lies to keep us safe, lies to get us to go to bed. It's impressive what our parents got us to ...