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Declawing Asian Tiger Parents: 10 Easy Steps To Keep Them At Bay

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7. Say No To Life360 And Other Location-Based Apps

This will be hard if you’re a minor but if you’re of age, stop the codependency and tell your parents you don’t need them knowing your whereabouts.

8. Stay Off Of Social Media

On a similar note, you should consider staying off social media or remember they will be trolling you. At the very least, be discrete in your posts.

Related: 6 Common Ways Parents Confuse Kids By Their Hypocritical Behavior

9. Give Them A Hug

This may seem counterintuitive but a tactic to “declaw” your tiger parents is to keep them confused. What’s more confusing than giving them a hug after they’ve called you lazy, stupid, or worthless?

Hugs That Last Over Twenty Seconds Release Oxytocin
Declawing Asian Tiger Parents: 10 Easy Steps To Keep Them At Bay

10. “I Love You”

This is in line with the earlier thought process of keeping them off-guard and perplexed. Bonus points if you can do this in their native tongue.

What other tricks do you have?


Written by: Sam Louie
Originally appeared on: Samlouiemft.com
Republished with permission.

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Declawing Asian Tiger Parents: 10 Easy Steps To Keep Them At Bay
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Declawing Asian Tiger Parents: 10 Easy Steps To Keep Them At Bay
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Sam Louie

Sam Louie is a psychotherapist and relationship coach in Seattle and Bellevue. He holds a Master's of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in marriage and family psychotherapy.View Author posts