As a parent there are certain things you are required to do, and one of those things that seems to be built into every parents head is the ever long search of things to do to embarrass the kids. Does it teach them some sort of life lesson or allow them to be better people? I don't know. I don't know why parents do it, but they do, and now we know the top 10 parental behaviors that made kids cringe.

2,000 adults were surveyed, and here is what they said embarrassed them the most when it came to the parentals...


  • 10

    Parents copying your dress sense

  • 9

    Discovering your parents’ sketchy Google search histories

  • 8

    Getting drunk

  • 7

    Embarrassing swimwear and cycling gear

  • 6

    Moms who read Fifty Shades of Grey

  • 5

    Dads who go through mid-life crises

  • 4

    Public displays of affection between parents

  • 3

    Parents using abbreviations such as YOLO, OMG and LOL

  • 2

    Talking about sex

  • 1

    Watching sex scenes in movies with parents