7. Hiding information about yourself
We’re our parents’ children — of course they’re worried about us! Saying things like, “Mom, it’s not your business,” can hardly make her feel calmer about what’s happening in your life. Share something with your parent without going into too much detail. Just finding the right words can solve the problem.
8. Getting irritated when we have to repeat things
Sometimes we have enough patience to repeat things to foreigners or colleagues but not to our parents. But remember, they’re often very old and their memories aren’t always that sharp!