Well...you need to start off slow. sit her down, have a serious talk...point out all your good qualities. Explain that you are not going to so and so's house just cause the parents arent there, but becuase you want to spend time hanging out, watching videos, playing sports, whatever. So as a compromise, start off by saying that you respect her rules and her house, but you are going to joeys house only for 2 hours! And make sure its not late, and also dont come home not even ONE minute late. Then after awhile if you dont mess up, you can show her this and ask her to give you a bit more leeway.
Plus, tell her that once you are done with school, when you have a job you are going to contribute to the house (mortgage payments, phone, electric, etc.)
If your parents are sooo stubborn that none of this works, then sadly you will have to resort to lying. Tell them you are staying at school later, that you are going to the mall, that you have a later class, and hang out for awhile. If things are still bad by the end of the year i would try to get a job and move out, people rent rooms for free and they are usually pretty cheap.
· 1 decade ago