How often do you call your parents?

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  1. Mem

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    I call mine every day. The only time I missed was when I was on a cruise and had no access to a phone.
     
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    don't have to call them, I live with them lol
     
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    When they were still living...every week!
     
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    hardly ever

    while mum was watching over my four Siberian Huskies, everyday
     
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    Mmmm - depends - mum and I can go a fortnight without one of us calling the other but after that stage one of us will probably 'check in' - 50/50 as to who that will be. I usually say hi to my dad (if he's in) when I call my mum or she calls me. Generally he and I only call if one of us wants something specific - though I do text him a fair bit.
     
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    Parents divorced when I was a kid. Talk to mom once a week; dad about once every 2-3 weeks.
     
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    I talk to my parents 2-3 times most weeks.
     
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    Every week at 7.30 on Sunday evening. If I'm more than five minutes late, Mum call me.
     
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    My parents and I live in different countries. I call them every week. Actualy I just got off the phone with my mom :biggrin1:
     
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    It depends, I see them pretty much once a week, so we don't talk a great deal on the phone, maybe once every fortnight.....
     
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    My father died when I was a baby, so I can't call him.

    I speak to my mother at least once a day, since we live 3000 miles apart, it's nice to keep in close touch--no, I should say, it's a requirement to keep in close touch. Italian mothers don't ever stop controlling their sons.
     
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    You could write a song * Mom-bo Italiano*
     
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    i never call the 'rents. my parents call me a couple times a year. big holidays and such.

    got people i call family i talk to at least once a week.

    ml
     
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    I confess. I have to call my parents twice a day. At least I can keep my own schedule. I call at 10 AM and 5 PM. When I lived in NJ it was easier. I would call just to say hello to my mom and be off the phone in 15 seconds. Now that I live far away I speak to both of them at the same time, but my mother usually does not speak (due to her illness) when she does she gets confused. I used to think it was old age and forgetfulness, but now I recently heard that it is the psychotropic drugs that can cause confusion and hallucinations. So now that I call I speak mostly with my father, while my mother listens on the other line and I have to do 5 or 10 minutes of small talk with him. It makes my mom happy to hear my voice, so I don't mind.

    I call my sister maybe once a month. When we do talk we are sometimes on the phone for an hour or more.
     
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    No, she might find that rude and problematic.:wink:
     
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    They're gone ..... that's a reason to stop??!? :wink:
     
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    We talk weekly, at least. Usually they call because they have this unlimited long distance plan and they keep up with LOTS of people, not just family.
    Dave
     
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