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how do I convince my parents that I dont want to go to my graduation ceremony?

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Just tell them that you don't want to go...however, I imagine they would love to attend the ceremony and see you graduate. THAT is one of the most proud moments a parent can cherish. This is a huge step in the right of passage for an adolescent AND parents.

By the way .. congratulations..That is an accomplishment worth celebrating.

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Yes, it is an accomplishment worth celebrating, but that is pretty sad. Graduating high school should be the first step in furthering your education. Now, it's one of the hardest challenges just to get through in life, for many people.
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True .. I can totally understand how difficult high school (or for that matter, any school grade) can be. Bullying, peer pressure, substance abuse, and all these extra challenges seem to be increasingly more and more difficult to even tollerate never mind endure.

Still .. once you have endured just high school .. and have survived .. believe it or not, you have already got a 'leg up' to face the regular ongoing challenges that adults face daily just getting to work, doing what you gotta do and getting back home to your family...alive.
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Yeah, I see what you mean.
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i didnt attend my graduation ceremony and it is because my parents fell asleep during my sisters n they didnt mind not going to mine

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They probably believe you, but It doesn't matter.... it's for them. Unless they do not want to go, they will want you to go to celebrate your accomplishment.

Even if your school district has done something horrible to you, there are more effective ways to protest, such as getting involved in the next political campaign.

The only thing I can think of that would override this is a safety concern. Is your graduation likely to be dangerous?

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Well, you could just tell them you don't want to go, or simply not go. That would be a good way to convince them- just don't go. e.e

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You should do it for them. Graduation ceremonies mean just as much to the parents as they do the students. It gives them memories to hold onto, now that their baby is all grown up, and moving on in life. You may not understand that now, but if you ever have kids of your own, you will understand one day.

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it doesnt mean anything to me.
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You can never convince them you don't want and if you do they will give you the guilt trip for the rest of you life basic parent science

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I don't think they would have a problem believing you don't want to go... I think they would want to go anyway though.

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Ok why would you not go to the ceremony?? Unless you have something really important to do--no wait the ceremony is important. ! Dud just go to the fricken ceremony!

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