Friday, October 21, 2005

Still feel Powerless with Your Parents?

Why our parents still have power over us
By Anderson Cooper

"The thing I hated about being a kid, besides the bell-bottoms and night retainer, was not having any power.

Sure, I could throw a tantrum, maybe get my way now and then, but in terms of controlling what happened to me, the big-picture stuff, it was out of my little hands.

Most kids may not care about being powerless, but I always did..." Read the Full Article

Anderson Cooper anchors CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360°," which airs weeknights at 7 p.m. ET. He also is a regular contributor for Details Magazine. This article was published in the October 2004 issue.

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