Reasons Why Children Should Not Always Listen to Their Parents

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There is often quite the conflict when discussing the idea on whether children should always listen to their parents. Of course, there are some things that parents with simply more common sense, wisdom, and foresight just know better than young, inexperienced, and foolish kids. But with everything in life, there is a line. Just as a parent knows, eating too much candy will give a person a stomach ache. But children often realize the best way to keep people interested is to make it new and fashionable. So certainly, there are some reasons why children shouldn’t listen to their parents, as shown by Romeo and Juliet.
The first reason why children shouldn’t listen to their parents is sometimes parents think they know what is best for their children but the choice they made doesn’t make the kids happy. The most common and relevant example of this is when Old Capulet tries to force Juliet into a marriage with the Count Paris. Of course through the eyes of the Capulets, Paris and the city of Verona, this marriage is a great alliance. But to Juliet, this option is absolutely retched. She at the young age of fourteen isn’t looking to marry since A) she is already happily married to Romeo, B) doesn’t want to be married to an old man like her mother and C) realizes that this option will not make her happy. In Act III, Scene v, Lines 118 right after Lady Capulet mentions the pre arranged marriage to Paris, “He shall not make me there a joyful bride!” Here she is saying that they will not get her to go to the marriage happily or at all for that matter. Surely, children shouldn’t always listen to their parents because only they know what will make them happy sometimes, just like in Juliet’s case.
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...o grow up, is shown well by Juliet.
In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, it is shown that even though it is important to take your parents ideas and thoughts into consideration, disobeying is sometimes the better choice. SOMETIMES. Not always, which is also showed the play. The ideas that children know what will make them happy has a major factor in it. Also the thought that sometimes when one’s ethic and views on morals are in stake, it may be better to do what you feel is right. The last one was that sometimes children need to be on their own to grow up and learn some valuable life lessons that will benefit them in the bright future they have. So a person can argue either way but there is a point in a child’s life that they will rebel and quite often it doesn’t turn out well, but sometimes it does and that there is always next time. Unless you die first.
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