Discussion in 'Soap Box' started by Wastingecho, Mar 5, 2014.

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  1. Wastingecho

    Wastingecho Well-Known Member

  2. Freya

    Freya Loves SF Staff Member ADMIN

    This is... frankly astonishing. At 18 years old I would posit that her parents owe her nothing at all; there is certainly no obligation on a parent to pay for the college education of their child and the fact that she thinks that she is entitled to their support regardless of her own behaviour is ludicrous. I can't believe this is even a court case.

    If you are 18 or over, live by your parents rules or leave - you are an adult and that is your choice. This is just a very public manifestation of the sense of entitlement evident in a lot of people actually; grown adults complaining that they are nagged to get a job, or that their parents don't support their decision to sit about and smoke weed and they are therefore abusive. Or (horror) they are expected to occasionally do chores ("I am treated like a slave").

    I sincerely hope the court does the right thing and she learns the difference between an entitlement and a privilege.
  3. Twocky61

    Twocky61 Banned Member

    My feelings exactly Freya - I bet her parents wish they had put her up for adoption
  4. Petal

    Petal SF dreamer Staff Alumni SF Supporter

    Spoiled brat. I am actually quite shocked this ''case'' even got to court, never mind made headlines in cnn and skynews. I don't think the judges words were harsh at all, exactly what she needed to hear.
  5. Daphna

    Daphna Well-Known Member

    Doesn't surprise me. The Apple doesn't fall far from the tree.
  6. flowers

    flowers Senior Member

    This girl wants them to pay for private school. And also for her tuition, next year and beyond, for one of the 10 most expensive universities in the country. A University that has in the past, has had a reputation for being a "party school". Although someone does have to have good grades to get in.

    This kid needs a reality check. But she will likely find a man with money who will give her all she wants. Thats how people like this live. The false sense of entitlement doesnt go away. They find people who will give them just what they want.
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  7. scaryforest

    scaryforest Banned Member

    hahahahaha, what a waste of legal system's time
  8. Xaos

    Xaos Well-Known Member

    If I ever have kids and I've got the cash, I'll happily pay for their education, so 'meh' to this story
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