A Brief Conversation with My Daughter

untitled“Sheesh! You’re online all day doing that ‘social networking’ thing! Why don’t you go outside and get some fresh air? Don’t you have any real friends?”

“These are my real friends! Stop bugging me! You just don’t understand my generation!”

“OK, whatever, Dad. I only said something because I care about you.”

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29 Responses to A Brief Conversation with My Daughter

  1. Yup. Hubby and I have had the same conversation with our daughter. 😁

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  2. LOL! Me too. I’m on the internet socializing far more then my kids and grandkids.

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  3. joyroses13 says:

    It really is a different world now with technology!
    Friends of mine have talked and realized something that we think all this social networking has attributed to. Teenagers not really wanting to get their license as soon as they turn 16!! Have you noticed that trend yet? Remember when you turned 16, couldn’t wait to drive. Have freedom. Meet up with our friends. Go places with our friends! So as my friends and I puzzled over why the lack of motivation to get a license, it dawned on us. Their friends are right at their fingertips! They don’t need to go meet at the skating rink to talk to a friend. They can talk to several friends at one time from the comfort of their room.
    We haven’t actually done a scientific study of that yet, but that’s our theory! πŸ™‚

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  4. badfinger20 says:

    This is really true…I’ve seen my son’s friends over and actually saw them texting each other…in the same room!
    He has gotten better with encouragement to go out and do things…funny my mom had trouble keeping me at home when I was 16 and I was pushing him out to do things.

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  5. Piano girl says:

    My 21-year-old daughter loves telling me to get off my phone. πŸ˜‰

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  6. anitashope says:

    So funny and so true.

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  7. trE says:

    Haha. A different twist!

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  8. My youngest always yelled at me to turn down my music. πŸ˜‰

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  9. JoAnn says:

    Ha ha πŸΈπŸ•ΊπŸ»

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  10. Erika Kind says:

    Haha, this is awesome. How things can turn around completely… lol

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  11. sandymancan says:

    The problem is this generation does not understand its self, too young yet to know thy self too willing to discount wisdom knowing nothing else.

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  12. John S says:

    Going to send this to my daughterJohn

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  13. Dani Ta says:

    Actually, I have connected with some people through my social media. Some of them became my friends in real life πŸ™‚

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  14. ilonapulianauskaite says:

    Welcome to 21 century 😁

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  15. Ash says:

    Aww haha kids these days!

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  16. Ann Coleman says:

    Yes, things are sure different now. I’m still on the fence as to whether that is a good or bad thing.

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  17. Tina says:

    Haha. πŸ˜€

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  18. πŸ˜‚ very nice

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  19. Bill Sweeney says:

    You’re hilarious, Mitch! LOL πŸ™‚

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  20. lynnabbott says:

    Oh, soo funny! Ha! Ha! Tables turned! πŸ˜€

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  21. Dawn Renee says:

    That is hilarious! Aaw, she’s concerned you may have the common screen sickness.

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