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Is it necessary to say thanks to parents in daily life?

Actually, I don't think so. But sometimes we need to say thanks to them. On the one hand, if you express your gratitude to them, they will perceive a distance between you and them. They grow kind of sad as you are their closest person in the world and they think "we don't need to say thanks to each other." But we should be grateful to them and show it through our behaviors to let them know. On the other hand, we should express our gratefulness to them occasionally. Because your parents need them. If they work till midnight and fee tired, say thanks to them. They will feel that their efforts were not in vain and then be full of energy another day.

Nov 22, 2021, 18:04

I'm too shy to say thanks to my parents.

Nov 20, 2021, 08:35

I think so. In daily life, if some things make you feel very touched, and I am very grateful, I will say thank you, in fact, even if my family will get along, I have to respect each other, so you can feel better. We need to be grateful to our parents.

Nov 21, 2021, 17:38

For those who are shy or introvert, like me, maybe do something practical for parents  is better. For instance, we can pour them some water when they are fatigued or chat with them. If your parents are older, doing a massage will make them enjoyable. All in all, I think actions are more important than grateful words.

Nov 24, 2021, 11:41

It depends on many factors including culture in one's country, family communication pattern,  personal characteristic and ect.
I think that if your families are accustomed to saying thanks each other in daily life, then you can go on. And if you feel uncomfortable and feel like that relationship you between parents don't seems intimite when you do it ,then you just don't do it. whether we say thanks or not is not important, what is important is that whether or not we are thankful to my parents in heart indeed.

Nov 30, 2021, 00:18

Of course.

Nov 21, 2021, 11:42

What I think is that it depends on. your peroanl preference or habit, to me, whole my family do not say thanks in daily life, and i think it can reflect the relationship is such strong and we actually do not mind wheter you said it or not, we all know the it, so, here the oral thanks has become a negligible thing for us , that's it, thanks!

Dec 06, 2021, 13:55

I think we shouldn't say it in a verbal way cause that might makes them feel strange and build an intangible gap between you and them. Sometimes I say thanks unintentionally, they'll say: "there's no need to say anything like that!" With some unpleasant.

Dec 06, 2021, 09:11


Dec 03, 2021, 19:28

I think we should say thanks to our parents. Firstly, despite parents are our favourite, and they are glad to do something to us, we should say thanks to them because everyone  is an individual,with their own responsibility and missons. Secondly, parents have to take care of our daily life after work, they are very hard, we should say thank you from this point.

Dec 03, 2021, 16:01

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