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in thinking my 16 year old son has taken teen rebellion way too far?

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2shoes Sat 19-Jul-08 17:31:46

I can put up with piercings and tattoos(hasn't had them done yet, but they are on the cards) heavy metal music, wearing black all the time, just take it in my stride.
but today he has taken it too far and I am shocked and worried. he told me today that he likes coldplayshock
At the moment it is only a couple of their songs.
but AIBU it be scared that this is the start of a terrible time. will he now become a fan?
will he start liking Kylie.

BitOfFun Sat 19-Jul-08 17:34:36

Yikes! If he moves on to musical theatre, you must call in the professionals!

nancy75 Sat 19-Jul-08 17:36:17

put him on ebay immediately, he might go and buy an albulm and then you would have to hear it.grin

FabioUnblogged Sat 19-Jul-08 17:37:07

Throw him out now.
You have to show him who's boss.

Did you not smack him enough as a baby, did you praise him too much, did you not force him to play a musical instrument he hated?

Not that you should blame yourself...

tigana Sat 19-Jul-08 17:38:12

OMG!
you poor woman.
Coldplay <<yawns>> <<shudders>>

cocolepew Sat 19-Jul-08 17:40:46

Put him up for adoption. It's for the best sad

Flamesparrow Sat 19-Jul-08 17:44:20

shock

I live in fear that mine will rebel and like dance music

2shoes Sat 19-Jul-08 17:47:46

omg you think he might buy an album shock
I don't think I could bear it

Flamesparrow Sat 19-Jul-08 17:53:23

can his girlfriend not talk sense into him?

nancy75 Sat 19-Jul-08 17:57:28

sorry 2shoes, he has to go, you just cant take those kind of risks

cocolepew Sat 19-Jul-08 17:58:55

You need to save yourself. Think of your family.

cocolepew Sat 19-Jul-08 17:58:55

You need to save yourself. Think of your family.

2shoes Sat 19-Jul-08 18:20:14

flame who do you think started all this. it was her.
she wafts into my house. dares to be lovely and kind to dd, lets me like her and then she does this.

Flamesparrow Sat 19-Jul-08 18:33:52

NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! shock

Flamesparrow Sat 19-Jul-08 18:34:23

so it is her you need to work on... fix her taste, and he will follow suit

cornsilk Sat 19-Jul-08 18:40:16

I blame the mother.

Califrau Sat 19-Jul-08 18:54:16

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

wannaBe Sat 19-Jul-08 18:57:22

you must ban him from seeing her at once. grin

2shoes Sat 19-Jul-08 19:18:28

there is hope. she likes Marylin Manson.

MrsWeasley Sat 19-Jul-08 19:23:00

Oh 2shoes thats dreadful.

You must feel dreadful that a child of yours has turned out so wrong.
What have you done that made him like that?? grin

Flamesparrow Sat 19-Jul-08 19:27:17

Encourage that.

Buy her more similar stuff.

DeeRiguer Sat 19-Jul-08 19:33:10

ah, teenagers, bless
they are duty bound to shock but yes, this is above and beyond imho

2shoes Sat 19-Jul-08 23:15:03

she went home with 2 of his nickleback cd's, so things are slowly improving

Flamesparrow Sat 19-Jul-08 23:36:26

only just wink

did you see my acoustic the kill link anyway???

Niceychops Tue 22-Jul-08 15:40:22

Today it's Coldplay; tomorrow it could be James Blunt. Disown him. You need to be cruel to be kind.

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