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#strict parents

"At first, I asked for things - outings, clothes - that were mostly met with disagreement. When I got older, I learned that if I wanted to do things, I couldn’t ask for them . So I lied about basically everything," says Salma Aamer, 22, an psychology alumna from the American University in Cairo (AUC). Children of strict households often find themselves becoming crafty adults, some going as far as creating entirely different personalities that are only present around their…