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Control of adult children by parents

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I am wondering how you feel about parents controling their adult children. Please answer questions truthfully.

Are you a parent.

15% (40) Yes I have children under 18.
34% (88) Yes I have children over 18.
46% (119) No, I live at home.
4% (11) No, I don't live at home, but I never had childern.

258 voters have answered this question.

What is your gender?

64% (166) Male
35% (93) Female

259 voters have answered this question.

What is your age?

3% (10) 13
1% (4) 14
0% (2) 15
0% (2) 16
0% (0) 17
3% (8) 18
2% (6) 17
34% (91) 20-30
11% (29) 30-40
29% (76) 40-50
8% (21) 50-60
4% (12) 60+

261 voters have answered this question.

What age do you think that parents no longer have control over their children?

10% (28) 18
1% (3) 19
1% (4) 20
6% (16) 21
0% (2) 22
0% (1) 23
1% (3) 24
3% (8) 25
0% (2) 26
0% (1) 27
2% (7) 28+
29% (76) Never
3% (10) Once they are in college.
49% (127) The second they move out.

259 voters have answered this question.

Do you think that parents should control adult children living at home?

76% (200) Yes
11% (30) No
11% (30) Depends...

260 voters have answered this question.

If yes with what things?

44% (98) Friends
94% (206) Curfew
61% (135) Clothes they wear
56% (124) Dating
66% (144) Computer usage
55% (121) TV usage
37% (82) Job

218 voters have answered this question.

Should parents control adult children living at college.

55% (141) Yes
23% (59) No
21% (54) Depends...

254 voters have answered this question.

If yes with what things?

3% (6) Friends
12% (20) Dating
23% (39) Clothing they wear
4% (8) Job
37% (62) Classes they take
18% (30) What their major is

165 voters have answered this question.

Should parents control their adult children living on their own in their own house and that take care of themself?

18% (44) Yes (I want to be a dictator)
60% (146) No (I would respect them as an adult)
21% (51) Depends...

241 voters have answered this question.

If yes what things?

68% (50) Friends
75% (55) Dating
67% (49) Job
83% (61) Clothing they wear

73 voters have answered this question.

If you were to discipline your adult children how would you do it?

15% (41) I won't because I respect them as an adult and they are able to make their own decisions
78% (203) Spanking
34% (89) Grounding (good luck on this one if they live on their own)
14% (37) Yelling at them
34% (88) Sitting down and explaining to them what could come of their actions (good choice)

257 voters have answered this question.

Would you like to leave a message on the message board about this topic.

13% (27) Yes.
61% (121) No.
24% (49) Maybe.

197 voters have answered this question.

Thank you for taking the time to answer this poll. What do you think of it.

39% (78) I liked it.
28% (56) Needs improvment. (Write to me on the message board and tell me how I can improve on my polls!)
14% (28) I wasted time on this?!
18% (37) It was fun.

199 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2002-03-12 20:14:06 by CosmicJupiter2001
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