Let’s face it, parenting is one of the biggest challenges that we’ll ever have to face in our lives. It’s right up there alongside fighting off an alien invasion, surviving a zombie apocalypse, rocket science, and plugging in a USB cable on the first try. So it’s no wonder that most parents are less than perfect. In fact, it’s pretty much the norm.

However, they’re nowhere near the level that some of the parents featured on the ‘Parents Are Effing Dumb’ subreddit are. There, you’ll find some of the biggest fails that will make you gasp, shout “think of the children!”, and think about taking these people’s parenting license away. Remember to buckle up and upvote the pics that made your jaw drop as you scroll down the rollercoaster that is this descent into parenting weirdness.

When it comes to parenting, both extremes—absolute perfectionism/trying to be a ‘perfect’ parent and not trying hard enough—can be harmful to the family. And while it’s very clear what bad parenting is, perfectionism is more insidious and sneaky and can actually end up being just as harmful as actual neglect or ignorance, though in a very different way. We spoke about the pitfalls of this with an expert in the field of psychology.

#1

I'm Sorry, What??

I'm Sorry, What??

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Eslamala
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2 months ago

Be a fckn parent and educate your kid, maybe?

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#2

He’s Not Wrong

He’s Not Wrong

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Just a girl with a brain
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2 months ago

Get roasted Karen!

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#3

My Family Does This To Me All The Time, And Each Time I Tell Them It Discourages Me But They Still Do It

My Family Does This To Me All The Time, And Each Time I Tell Them It Discourages Me But They Still Do It

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Konpat
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2 months ago

My parents excelled at this behaviour. Makes you feel that nothing you ever do is right or good enough

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Emma Morton, a researcher at the University of British Columbia, explained to Bored Panda the pitfalls of perfectionist thinking and how it spreads to many areas of a person’s life, contributing to poor mental health and even depression.

Believing that you should (or even that you can) be a so-called ‘perfect’ parent is actually detrimental to your health. What’s more, the belief that you can control every single outcome can spread to other areas of your life, not just parenting.

#4

How Could She Not Know How Antlers Work?

How Could She Not Know How Antlers Work?

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Konpat
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2 months ago

This one's funny 😂

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#5

And I Know That From Home

And I Know That From Home

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Ryan Deschanel
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2 months ago

And how to use your mother's makeup to hide the bruises

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#6

Me Getting My Vaccinations After My Mother Refused For Me To Have Them

Me Getting My Vaccinations After My Mother Refused For Me To Have Them

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If I could I would live under water
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2 months ago

I love when teenagers actually start to think for themselves, and not just repeating what they parents think

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“When we set excessive and inflexible high standards for ourselves and become self-critical about not meeting those, perfectionism can become a problem for our mental health and potentially contribute to depression or suicidal thoughts,” researcher Morton said.

#7

Actually What The F**k

Actually What The F**k

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Sam Kunz
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2 months ago

Stop the planet, I want to get off. That's the worst thing I've ever read.

Eric Law
Community Member
2 months ago

Don't mean any disrespect but if you follow the news you'll see stuff like this happens all the time. "Sad" doesn't even begin to describe it.

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Ryan Deschanel
Community Member
2 months ago

Kill her. Like, use a drug that makes her look dead and wake up during her cremation.

ZeroHargreeves057
Community Member
2 months ago

I am taking down notes incase i meet a person like that.

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Margaret Martin
Community Member
2 months ago

My Dad cheated his Brother George out of $100 on a job at the Ford Plant. Uncle George got drunk later & took the loss out on me. When I told Dad what he did- Dad called me a liar & beat me. The next week Dad cheated him AGAIN- only THIS time... SEVERAL employees overheard George say he'd just take it out of my hide again. When he followed me into the Ladies room that time- four guys dragged him out, kicked the crud out of him, threatened to have him arrested if he ever came back & told my Dad what happened the moment he came back with our Lunches. Dad NEVER apologized to me & I never saw George again.

GVL
Community Member
2 months ago

Damn. I am so sorry that happened. I hope you got counseling and are ok now.

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Delboy
Community Member
2 months ago

How could your parent not be out for the blood of the rapists???? The OP may never read this, but I'm so sorry to hear that happened to you.

Terd Fergison
Community Member
2 months ago

Maybe it was the father, or uncle, or brother that raped her. The mother is likely in denial. Not an excuse at all for the mother's actions, though.

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Jo Johannsen
Community Member
2 months ago

That had to have scarred you. I hope you were able to get real help.

Nor
Community Member
2 months ago

Some people are just not meant to be parents

I'm lay sheep in China
Community Member
2 months ago

Like every child deserves a parent but not every parent deserve children.

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Rez Fidel
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Sadly... this happens all the time a rape survivor wants help from an adult/parent.

Fxnglhl
Community Member
2 months ago

oh my god

Mumchkin
Community Member
2 months ago

I was molested by my paternal Grandfather for many years. Enough that I didn't know he was doing anything wrong. When I finally learned about "bad touch" my Mom immediately took action, my parents were divorced. So when my mom told "dad" told me to stop lying about his father. That's when "dad" became Jimmy.

Bob Knob
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

My babysitters sons raped me when I was 5. I told my mom and she told me I was a liar because they're "good boys" and if I wasn't lying, it was probably my fault anyway for being such a whore. Took me 8 more years to learn what a whore was. No amount of therapy has ever been able to get me past my trust issues. I'm 45, have never had a healthy relationship. I seek out abusive people who use me because deep down I truly believe that I am subhuman and that hate and pain is my lot in life. I have overcompensated with my kids at times because I would never ever want any of them to grow up and feel like I do.

Paddling Panda
Community Member
2 months ago

You were a child, barely out of your toddler years, when you were violently assaulted and then utterly betrayed by the one person who was supposed to protect you. Five-year old you NEVER deserved that and ADULT you doesn't deserve to feel the way you still do. I'm happy to read you protect your children; I hope you can extend that same love, care, and compassion to yourself, both your adult self and the little girl who was raped and then abandoned by her mother. You and Younger You deserve to feel as safe and loved as your own children do. Have a peaceful day. xoxo

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Anne
Community Member
2 months ago

You need a new mom. I'll adopt you and we will go rapist hunting together.

Dizzy Falcon
Community Member
2 months ago

*loads double barrel shotgun with dragons breath* just wanna talk to him

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Scott
Community Member
2 months ago

That's beyond despicable. So awful, and I'm sorry that happened to OP. I've had a similar experience, but nowhere to that response. I was raped during a Boy Scout camping trip and told it was "normal roughhousing." What roughhousing involves someone penetrating and finishing in me?

OJ
Community Member
2 months ago

i’m so sorry that happened to you.

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Neomy Gilbert
Community Member
2 months ago

Sorry that you had to go though that, amd your mother to do that was unjust and just a awful thing to do

Elizabeth Rolando
Community Member
2 months ago

I had similar happen except my mom called my abuser into the living room and asked point blank and when he said no, they called me a whore. I was 14.

Paddling Panda
Community Member
2 months ago

I feel this so deeply. xoxo

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Dash Blue
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2 months ago (edited)

Terrible! I am curious to know about the relationship between the mother and daughter now. I do not believe that children are obligated to love their parents no matter what.

Helderder
Community Member
2 months ago

If the early childhood years were okay the child gets attached. It's a fcked up loyalty conflict.

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Laurie
Community Member
2 months ago

I was raped by 2 men when I was 16. When I told my father he told me I probably deserved it

MiaOokami
Community Member
2 months ago

Fun fact! Your father sucks and you deserve better!

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Stephanie Keith
Community Member
2 months ago

I was being molested as a child. I didn't know how to tell people what was happening because I was so young. So I'd act out in other ways. But when I was old enough to tell someone no one believed me. To this day I have anger towards people who won't listen to me. Even about little things. I've been in counciling pretty much my whole life. But nothing hurts more than knowing you're trying to tell someone what's really going on and them just turning their backs on you. It's like being traumatized all over again. It's hard to deal with but I cannot encourage people enough to seek help for any issues you may have. Talking to a professional or someone you trust really can make all the difference.

Ivana
Community Member
2 months ago

My parents left the decision to report my grandmother's husband for rape up to a very scared and embarrassed 12 year old. I have never forgiven my parents for that. It is not something you leave up to a 12 year old to determine, they should have gone to the cops as soon as they found out. My sister has forgiven my parents for a lot of things, I will hold that grudge against them until the day I die. My sister has forgiven enough, I will hold the grudges on her behalf.

Jess Sexton
Community Member
2 months ago

This is really common in Latin American communities, and probably others, though I can only speak for mine. It’s so damaging and yes, very sad. Parenting classes and education should be a part of prenatal care. The parents dismissing their children are sometimes victims of childhood rape and abuse themselves. I had to live with my abuser for 18 years. My mother told me I was being dramatic when I told her what was happening. Eventually she bought me a lock for my door (I was 16)...but that was the extent of her interventions and I know I’m lucky to have at least gotten that. No child should ever go through this, and it is so underreported because we begin to think it’s normal for the sake of our own survival. Society needs to step the f**k up and start taking better care of each other.

deanna woods
Community Member
2 months ago

How can any parent not believe when their child says they were raped?

Diana Murtaugh
Community Member
1 month ago

Sometimes I think they just don't want to deal with the situation. Or they're in denial because they let it happen. Also a common one is they don't want their life/situation to change. The last part was my mother. I haven't seen her since I was 14, and I've never regretted my decission (she was also abusive).

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mcborge1
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2 months ago

My sister and I were abused by our babysitters, I was 4 my sister was 5. The babysitters were my aunts school friends, two girls. Nothing was ever done about it and we were made to forget it ever happened. 45 years later and I still havent forgotten.

Rez Fidel
Community Member
1 month ago

Im sorry man. I hope you still find the strength to report this or make it public..these hellcunts deserve the worst...

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veveve
Community Member
2 months ago

oh my God

Nina
Community Member
2 months ago

That’s straight up gaslighting!

Arctic Fox Lover
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2 months ago

*Furiously and unsuccessfully trying to erase what I just read from my mind*

Cammy
Community Member
2 months ago

What the actual that is the worst thing ive ever heard

Crochet lady
Community Member
2 months ago

When I was 7 I told my mom that a neighbor had sexually assaulted me. My mom couldn't begin to imagine that an 18 year old girl could even do such a thing, let alone one she kind of knew. It was easier to believe I made it up. I didn't get punished for "lying" but she told me she was disappointed in me. That really hurt.

Guido Pisano
Community Member
2 months ago

sad on so many levels

Megumi Saikou
Community Member
2 months ago

F*ck. I want to blow the sh*t out of your mom and slaughter her.

Doob
Community Member
2 months ago

Ca-Can I beat the everloving s**t out of that kids mother please? Angry-60b8...bee3d5.png Angry-60b8f2dbee3d5.png

Carmen Sandiego
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2 months ago

Would you like my tools? I have a taser too! Screen-Sho...f0-png.jpg Screen-Shot-2021-06-04-at-42722-PM-60ba071f2eef0-png.jpg

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Nicola Dimigen
Community Member
2 months ago

The f**k!?!?!?

David Blake
Community Member
2 months ago

I dont even know u and want to hug u.😭

Piper McLean
Community Member
2 months ago

Anyone else wanna punch the crap outta that horrible mom

Cheyenne
Community Member
2 months ago

The line forms behind me.

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Rench
Community Member
2 months ago

My MIL didn't believe my wife either

AlmightyOne
Community Member
2 months ago

Pause the laws against murder real quick, I got a rapist and this kiddo's mother to kill.

CatWoman312
Community Member
2 months ago

This is infuriating. I’m assuming it was her boyfriend who she clearly cared more about than her child. Women like that don’t deserve to be mothers.

Mazer
Community Member
2 months ago

OMG, honey (virtual hugs), you did not deserve either forms of abuse!

TJay
Community Member
2 months ago

There will be blood if anyone dies something like this to my offspring

Jo Choto
Community Member
2 months ago

That gave me a serious flashback. Got the same response when I told mine about a similar but less violent experience as a young child. I feel your pain

Paddling Panda
Community Member
2 months ago

I am so so so sorry this happened to you. I am sending you kind hugs across the ether.

LiuLiu
Community Member
2 months ago

so so horrible

Mumal
Community Member
2 months ago

On behalf of mums, I'm so sorry :(

Salma Hernández
Community Member
2 months ago

Also toxic parentsL: its your fault!

Lilium
Community Member
2 months ago

Sounds like my father when I told him I was molested.

James016
Community Member
2 months ago

When is the next asteroid due to hit? Can't come soon enough.

*me*
Community Member
2 months ago

OH NO SHE DID NOT

Manuela Martins
Community Member
2 months ago

OMG. This world is really lost. That "mother" should burn in hell.

The weird one!
Community Member
2 months ago

that broke my heart slap the mom back how rude of the mom

Naima Ivansdóttir
Community Member
2 months ago

what did i just read.

Iron Eddy
Community Member
2 months ago

WHAT IN THE FKN HELL ?!?!?!???!!!

Blackheart
Community Member
1 month ago

NO. ANYTIME a child reports sexual abuse or assault, it must be reported and followed up. The child may need counseling. My advice is to find a place that will also counsel the parents. These types of CRIMES need stricter punishments because this affects so many people in so many ways.

LJ Robinson
Community Member
2 months ago

Same, but by my stepfather. My mom beat me with a dowl rod, and told me it was only because he was drunk, and I better not talk about it. One night I had a friend spend the night, my stepdad came in naked and drunk, I ran and got my mom. She got him out of the room, then screamed at my friend that she better keep her mouth shut, that my mom knew her mom was a gossip. No friends over after that. I was pretty much a pariah in school as well.

pinkytoes
Community Member
2 months ago

this s**t happens all the time. it happened to me

Jesus Christ
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4 hours ago

im so sorry

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Noelle Morrison
Community Member
2 months ago

This makes me ashamed to be human!

Erihapeti Swampwitch
Community Member
2 months ago

This is too common, "you asked for it" has also featured. Sending the author a warm virtual hug. You are not alone. This was not ok.

marianne eliza
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

In 1968 when I was 7, I told my mom that grandpa (her dad who lived with us) would touch me down there if I sat on his lap. She told me to not sit on his lap.

Lola
Community Member
2 months ago

What the hell did I just read? There’s not enough therapy in the world to help you deal with that. I hope whoever raped you, along with your mother, burn in hell eternally.

sam puckett
Community Member
2 months ago

That fricking sucks(so does ur mom) i hope ur ok tho

Byron Butcher
Community Member
2 months ago

SON OF A BITCH RAPIIIIIIIIIIIIIIISTSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

SuzyG
Community Member
2 months ago

Horrible.

Kelzbelz79
Community Member
2 months ago

Vile woman, so sorry, hope your doing ok ish x

Supergamerkids
Community Member
2 months ago

What the ****

AzKhaleesi
Community Member
2 months ago

What in the actual f**k????

Dre Mosley
Community Member
2 months ago

Sadly, this happens more than people realize.

kjorn
Community Member
2 months ago

i have no word

Soap
Community Member
2 months ago

holy s**t

Kelli from Fitness Blender
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh my gosh! I really hope you're doing better now. ):

salty
Community Member
1 month ago

WHAT THE F**K. 1. Who the Hell would do that!?!!? 2. Why did your mother slap her and then tell her that nothing happened thats something that would scar you for life. whats happening to humanity?

Jan Feline
Community Member
1 month ago

Why isn't this number 1 ?

Bbb
Community Member
2 months ago

Was it a "trusted" family friend? Unfortunately, people who have experienced similar things refuse acceptance of actions that occured. The mind is a beautiful f****d up thing. Stay strong homie.

not your average weirdo
Community Member
2 months ago

Oh my... I have no words...

Bob Belcher
Community Member
2 months ago

Yeah, this happens a lot. A parent won't want to hear or deal with the fact their relative is horrible

Mila Du Toit
Community Member
2 months ago

I'm a survivor,, and when I told my mom what happened to me in my s*xual ab*se she asked me " are you sure that happened?".

Carmen Sandiego
Community Member
2 months ago

Yikes. Idk why people say that. I hope you are fine now.

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John Otruba
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2 months ago

I am retired LEO ...I had one family where the father/grandfather/great-grandfather raped every female child born to his progeny. Was only stopped when a 12 YOA female came forward in school and we were called in. Of 23 known victims only 2 would testify against "Gramps" Oh.. he lost interest in each and quit when they (his words) started growing titties We put him in prison

Rez Fidel
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh s**t..all these horrorstories here... and now this... im done. Im sorry for you John. Fck that Guy..hope Karma gives him nice shower sessions in prison..

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Seabeast
Community Member
2 months ago

I hope this mother dies alone.

Analyn Lahr
Community Member
2 months ago

What the f*****g hell? What a terrible mother. That mother should have been reported.

NWB
Community Member
2 months ago

I hate that mother!! She is not a mother at all.

Sarah Grape
Community Member
2 months ago

was she maybe in on it?

Lucifer Takashi
Community Member
2 months ago

Alright f**k it nuke all of this damned world.

AtomicHandGrenade
Community Member
2 months ago

Kirby is calling the police

𝕁𝕖𝕟𝕟𝕪𝔹𝕖𝕖
Community Member
2 months ago

I. Am. Now. Sad. Forever

Bodhi Swindle
Community Member
1 week ago

That is not your mom that is a very dangerous stranger call 911

Bev Winkler
Community Member
2 weeks ago

Mothers can b like that ,, when i was 11, a neighbor put this hand in my shorts and when i told my other it was my fault,in 1969 we didn't know things like that...i have never forgivin my mother for not listening to me

Mattie
Community Member
2 weeks ago

this is not toxic, it's plain abusive, and I'm obviously not just talking about the slap. this woman is evil

enzO denA
Community Member
2 weeks ago

This is way beyond toxic... really shocking

Sawmang007
Community Member
1 month ago

That's the worse thing I have ever heard, I hope you find a to heal from this.

Carol Stephen
Community Member
1 month ago

Re comments that this happens "all the time" tend to diminish the terrible thing that was done. Just like, except worse than, the scenario in #3 above about punishing both good and bad behaviour. the point is, it should NOT happen at ALL. It is disgusting, criminal and not to be downplayed by saying it happens all the time. What is wrong here?

Hamish Morris
Community Member
1 month ago

I just cannot believe that humanity can be this bad. Will we ever get better? I think the punishment for rape should be death.

Ansu Seesay
Community Member
1 month ago

Where's your mom? I just want to talk I swear...

Donna Baker
Community Member
1 month ago

That's a parental sin. She should have backed you up 100% and at least listened.

Sharon Madsen
Community Member
1 month ago

OMG! That mother ought to suffer the same way!

Chris Sprucefield
Community Member
1 month ago

That parent is aiding and abetting a crime, and committing child abuse...

Marisa Caputo
Community Member
1 month ago

She should be punished. Harshly.

iveth
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1 month ago

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EJN
Community Member
1 month ago

Unbelievable! I am so sorry for you! Not only for the horrendous experience of rape but then to have your mother tell you to suck it up and pretend it didn't happen... that, is betrayal!

Stacey Thompson
Community Member
1 month ago

And people wonder why abused children don't speak up...been there. 😞

Barbara Vandewalle
Community Member
1 month ago

When parents refuse to admit the child is telling the truth; 9 times out 10 the rapist a family member or family friend. time to go to the authorities.

Walkus-Andrew Andrea
Community Member
1 month ago

Uh worst mother of all time award goes to your mother. So sorry that you went through that 😔💔

Susan Mercurio
Community Member
1 month ago

Sounds just like my mother

Diana Murtaugh
Community Member
1 month ago

Sad thing is, mothers will often deny, or even worse BLAME the child for the trama./horror that happened.

Jessica LanSpe
Community Member
1 month ago

OMG..........The mom needs to have the same thing done to her and see how she likes it. I feel for the kid.

Celtic Pirate Queen
Community Member
1 month ago

OMG. I am so sorry that happened to you. I hope you see a therapist? (And avoid your hateful mother).

Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
1 month ago

Raped then what was left of your heart was ripped out and stepped on. When it could get no worse it was an added cruelty. Your Mom must surely have grieved over what she did through the years.

June Dominguez
Community Member
1 month ago

I was raped since I was four and for many many years, people including my mom knew so when I was old enough to ask mom, why did you do nothing to stop it she said “ what did you think I could do” I asked her why did she not just adopt me out to someone who cared?

Lyn Moffett
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

I hope when you found someone to listen and you got justice sweetheart. She does not deserve the title of Mom. God bless you I hope you are living your best life. If you have children of your own keep them away from her.

Baali Venomax
Community Member
1 month ago

Thats just....I don't have the words that would pass the censor here.

Mary Hilton
Community Member
1 month ago

WOW...just wow...sickening

Fred Burrows
Community Member
1 month ago

I've seen this happen . I hope this person has found a measure of peace.

Granny
Community Member
1 month ago

My heart breaks for you..

Yehudit Hannah Cohn
Community Member
1 month ago

That's awful. I'm appalled and devastated for you. I want to say something comforting or at least wise, but I can't imagine what it would be.

Niall Mac Iomera
Community Member
1 month ago

I can only think that your mum has some severe trauma she's not dealing with as well :(

Pangolin Pal
Community Member
1 month ago

Let me guess -- because the rapist was someone your community was supposed to trust and respect. This is so terrible, and I am so sorry your mother betrayed you. She was more invested in her conception of the world as a safe and just place than in protecting her child. I wish you healing and peace.

Black Karen
Community Member
1 month ago

That kind of reaction is sadly common.

Jane Alexander
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

I'm still angerier at the woman who asked "What's wrong?" -then didn't believe me than I was at the old drunk who grabbed me. I was nine.

Candace Alagappan
Community Member
1 month ago

That's just sad. That's what parents are for. :(

Lara Verne
Community Member
1 month ago

Something like this happened few years ago. Man repeatedly raped his 10 years old stepdaughter. Turned out her mother knew about it. She had certain mindset- he married me, divorced woman with a kid, and I live comfortable life thanks to him, so this is the price I have to pay.

Sonja Lintunen
Community Member
1 month ago

What the hell!

pusheen buttercup
Community Member
1 month ago

I wonder if that counts as neglect on the mothers part

QueenMiri
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

"why do women not report" here is one of the answers (please keep on reporting it, don't let them silence you. ♥)

Debra Robinson
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

WTFH?!?! >:O

~hUmMuS vIbEs~
Community Member
2 months ago

i would like to become a stowaway on this train

Tiny Dancer
Community Member
2 months ago

I was also 9 when I was raped by a so-called family friend. When my mother found out a few years later, she forced me to go to a doctor "just to be sure". My words weren't enough, I had to be medically checked to convince her. Took many more years to forgive her for that.

Eric Lafleur
Community Member
2 months ago

Never thought I'd say this but that mom deserves to suffer the same fate so she would understand.

Naomi Peterson
Community Member
2 months ago

That is actually horrendous. And on top of being rape you were disbelieved! I cannot conceive that as a parent I would punish my child for telling me about abuse.

Brian Bennett
Community Member
2 months ago

that's the worst mother I ever read! She just raped the girl again. Mommy dearest!

Jude Bennett
Community Member
2 months ago

omg

Mike Sergio
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1 month ago

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were you asking for it ?

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#8

She Is Insane

She Is Insane

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achilles get down from there
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2 months ago

That’s just the same as smashing down a Lego set, or destroying paintings, or any other project. It’s destroying property! And hours and hours of care and passion.

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#9

Very Not Cool

Very Not Cool

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Eslamala
Community Member
2 months ago

Addiction is a disease, and it's NEVER compatible with kids in the house. Downvote all you want, but people with that kind of problems should never be the caretakers of kids. Ever.

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“Perfectionism is a very insidious problem—even if someone achieves great success in their personal or professional life, negative thinking patterns lead them to be highly self-critical, focus on perceived mistakes, or mentally discount their achievements,” Morton detailed that a perfectionist mindset dims even the biggest victories when we tend to laser-in on the various real and imagined flaws.

#10

Oh Dear Mom

Oh Dear Mom

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Sue Hazlewood
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2 months ago

Move out

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#11

Tweet Says It All

Tweet Says It All

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TmKhr
Community Member
2 months ago

It's sad when people who really want children can't have them, and then horrible people like these have kids. Not fair.

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#12

What If The Neighbors Had Dogs

What If The Neighbors Had Dogs

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Ryan Deschanel
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2 months ago

I hope the neighbors are away...

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The anxiety surrounding perfectionism is just as much about personal pride as it is about the desire to be respected and liked by others. “People who struggle with perfectionism may worry that they will be judged for their perceived failures, feel that they are inadequate for needing help, or assume they will be a burden on their family and friends,” she said, adding that this can make perfectionists especially vulnerable mentally and emotionally.

#13

Please Show Support To The Op On His Post Since His Parents Surely Won't

Please Show Support To The Op On His Post Since His Parents Surely Won't

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ZeroHargreeves057
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2 months ago

Tell someone or something! FILE FOR CHILD ABUSE!

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#14

Can’t Imagine What That Kid Has To Deal With

Can’t Imagine What That Kid Has To Deal With

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River Webb
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2 months ago

F*ck this mother

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#15

Wow Just Wow

Wow Just Wow

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Konpat
Community Member
2 months ago

I never understood what's so wrong about consensual sex

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As such, it’s very important that parents who make mistakes with their kids don’t overcorrect and land in the ‘perfectionist’ zone. Similarly, any parents who realize that they’re being inflexible with their standards and are overly critical of their and their kids’ (real or perceived) faults need to learn to hold back and allow room for (at least some) failure. After all, learning to deal with failure and drawing wisdom from our mistakes is what being human is all about. One thing's for sure, though: nobody wants to be that parent who ends up on 'Parents Are Effing Dumb.'

#16

Drip Or Drown

Drip Or Drown

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ZeroHargreeves057
Community Member
2 months ago

That is so bad! STERILIZE THESE PEOPLE!

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#17

Imagine... Uggh

Imagine... Uggh

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Little Wonder
Community Member
2 months ago

Oh god, there should be laws against this sort of "family youtube" thing. Using your kids for views and cash is revolting.

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#18

Parents Theory

Parents Theory

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Ryan Deschanel
Community Member
2 months ago

"Those Japanese cartoons are too violent. Here, watch this documentary about the genocide in Vendée on the French-German channel."

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#19

Bad Parenting

Bad Parenting

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Eslamala
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2 months ago

Some people should be sterilized.

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#20

Florida Teen Dies From Covid-19 After Mom Takes Her To Church “Covid Party”

Florida Teen Dies From Covid-19 After Mom Takes Her To Church “Covid Party”

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Konpat
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

I hope Mum is going to jail for murdering her daughter!

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#21

Atleast One Person In The Comments Had The Sense To Tell Her To Call A Doctor! This Is Too Much

Atleast One Person In The Comments Had The Sense To Tell Her To Call A Doctor! This Is Too Much

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Fxnglhl
Community Member
2 months ago

we have witnessed a karen that's obsessed with essential oils

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#22

Taking A Picture Instead Of Saving Your Child

Taking A Picture Instead Of Saving Your Child

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Konpat
Community Member
2 months ago

Child abuse.

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#23

Mum Is Angry At Her Child For Growing

Mum Is Angry At Her Child For Growing

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Ryan Deschanel
Community Member
2 months ago

Can't you just make an effort and control yourself?

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#24

Another Great Example Of Dumb Parents

Another Great Example Of Dumb Parents

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Abhinc
Community Member
2 months ago

whaaaat ??? he clearly doesn't deserve to be called a dad anymore !!! call the cops !!!

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#25

Wtf

Wtf

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Ryan Deschanel
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Old people think they are gods, they always think they are always right about everything. Edit : not all of them, obviously, but it is more like a general tendency.

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#26

Big Brain Logic

Big Brain Logic

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Lauren Caswell
Community Member
2 months ago

I can see the composite in my head now from all I've seen that I couldn't stop: "how many times must I tell you *name*?! We *smack* don't *smack* hit *smack* people *wrenches kid away by the arm*

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#27

Mint Drugs

Mint Drugs

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Ryan Deschanel
Community Member
2 months ago

At least she apologized. Most parents would never do that.

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