The Tragedy Of Romeo And Juliet By William Shakespeare

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Now, everyone always says that you should always listen to your parents but that is not always the case. While your parents may be older and have more experience they still do not know everything. But don’t get me wrong, you should obey your parents when they have your best interest in mind and are genuinely trying to help you through life. But, sometimes, kids especially know this to be true, your parents just don’t understand. Which I find funny because they are always saying I was a kid once too but then they just seem to forget what it feel like because they are too busy being a parent. I think thats one of the biggest reasons that they don’t understand, if they had a kids perspective i truly believe that they would handle a lot of things differently. Some parents don’t care about trying to understand they just try to use their children to make their lives better even at the cost of their children's happiness. While some parents do know a lot, in cases like they are asking you to do something dangerous, if they want you to do something that goes against what you believe, and if they don’t understand the situation.
Obviously you should not listen to your parents if they are telling you to do something that is dangerous or something that could harm you because they clearly don’t have your best interests in mind if they are asking you to do that. I know that this may seem like a no brainer to some people but not always. Some kids are trained to do everything that their parents tell them but when they aren’t really thinking of you it is more than ok but even good to disobey them. Your parents are supposed to help you through life and try to raise you as a good person but if they are intentionally telling you to get hurt they are doing a horrible job and you need to say no. When Tybalt is killed Capulet thinks that he comes up with the solution to
Juliets grief, to marry her off. He says, “How? She will none?” act 3 scene v, line 143. In this her is surprised that she will not marry Paris because he does not understand what he is asking her to do. While this perhaps isn’t physically dangerous, she is worried that it is dangerous in the eyes of god. Because she has already married Romeo, she knows that she can not marry Paris and who knows what will happen if she does?
Also, if your parents are telling you to do something that goes against what you believe you shouldn’t listen because just because you are young you can still have your own beliefs. Now even though it is rare, children do occasionally have a different belief than their parents. Then when this does happen it usually doesn’t go over well with the parents because they see they can’t believe that their child is going against them and choosing to believe something different after all they had taught them. Anyways, you are still your own person and can choose to believe anything you want and if you truly believe something and you parents don't and try and tell you to do that thing...

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