Iranian vs. American Parents

Observations by fourteen-year-old Kimia, a.k.a. PandaRAWRx3


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Good acting

by American Dream on

fourteen-year-old Kimia, a.k.a. PandaRAWRx3 is a good actor.  All the best to her and her friend.


Dear Kooshan,

by MiNeum71 on

I appreciate your reply, and I neither know the American nor the Iranian parents living in the States. I only can compare them to the European (western) parents.

You know, the worst Iranian habit (so I think) is caring of other's people opinion. And this makes the parents to coaches (and not parents anymore). It doesn't matter to them, how the children feel, it's just important, what the neighbours, friends, relatives see and think because of themselves and their Aberoo.

You write, selfishness is the most destructive force in the American and self-sacrifice the most destructive force in the Iranian society; I say, selfishness wrapped in self-sacrifice is the most destructive force concerning the parental education in Iran.



Re: MiNeum71

by Kooshan on

 Dear  MiNeum71,

You did not grow on a tree. Someone have put their life to bring you up. As we appreciate what life offers us, we appreciate what our parents offered us. The society is a brutal craddle for the teens to grow.

Unfortunately, selfishness is the most destructive force in this society. On the opposite side, self-sacrifice is the , most destructive force in Iranian culture. Both extremes are wrong. The 1st approach results in Aggression to other people (parents or children in this case) and the 2ned approach causes self humiliation. Both are wrong, in my opinion. There has to be a middle ground.

This generation of Iranians (both parents generation and children generation) are the victims of this clash of cultures (cross-cultural effect).



:))) Cinema at It's Best, Fantastic

by MiNeum71 on

I don't know the American parents, so let me write about the Iranian parents:

They are horrible. Fuzul, khashen, oghde'ee. When they see their arguments are wrong, then they start to beat (fathers) or to shout (mothers), and the last very witty sentence is: Ba Bozorgtar eenjhooree harf nemeezaneh. Who the fuck do you think you are, Mr. and Ms. Ahmagh?

Down with Iranian way of education. Down with Iranian parents.



The mother and father have African accent.

by پیام on

And btw, what is wrong with parrents carrying for their kids? Wether American or Iranian. Although some parrents can be overprotective.


Forever Child

by Peykan on

In about 4 years, the American parents would kick her out of the house. On the other hand, she can stay with her Persian parents and avoid paying rents and eat Gormeh Sabzi up to her 60s...


like .. like just like

by Iranyvaliazad on

In about 14-15 years she will miss her "Iranian" parents and their way of life.

I like the way she and her friend or sister put their idea and thoughts into a short film.



by Emil on

Very interesting to see their point of view... WELL DONE KIMIA...



by Iraniandudeee on

she SHOUlD BE GLAD THAT she DOESN'T HAVE AMERICAN/americanized parents, cause they would only see her as a burden that is holding them back on their "Dreams"..... :)



by yolanda on

Wow! A lot of tough love! I am scared! Peace out!!!