Originally Posted by Yachtzee
I disagree. It almost sounds to me like you're implying a parent's job is done at age 13.
Nope, but if you think you have as much influence after that age as you had before 13, you're wrong. And if you didn't lay the groundwork before that age, it's hopeless to start at that point, which is what I always think has failed to happen when I see these acts of stunt parenting.
Lot of parents want to feel like they own their children, which is a big reason things like this and that video cincinnati chili posted happen. I don't really understand why people like that have kids to begin with, but it takes all kinds I guess.