Asian Parent Punishments: Emotional Damage

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  • Steven He
    Steven He  4 months ago +31508

    Every parent taking notes in the back📝

  • Just Some Guy without a Mustache

    I think we can all agree that Steven He's way of saying "emotional damage" is so iconic at this point.

    • Stephanie N
      Stephanie N 5 days ago

      I have seen other TheXvidrs pop in a clip of Steven saying “Emotional Damage” (with citation)! Almost spit out my tea laughing!

    • bandu
      bandu 17 days ago


    • Heinz Fritz
      Heinz Fritz 26 days ago

      And he's using it damn right for promotion. Smart guy, probably because he's asian

    • Ligma
      Ligma 29 days ago

      u here
      u there
      ur everywhere

  • venisontron
    venisontron Month ago +684

    "Because children don't have money, they can't think of a way to get out of the situation." still kills me every time

    • CerenK49
      CerenK49 Day ago

      FAILURE When I see a supermarket I go in and out for entertainment

    • Michelle Hood
      Michelle Hood 3 days ago

      I am just enjoying the content all over again simply by reading the darn comments...hilarious...this guy is a darn genius..!!!

    • Joseph Byrne
      Joseph Byrne 11 days ago +1

      "Very effective."

    • Julian Hayes
      Julian Hayes 12 days ago

      @Yuxuan Huang but that's when I develop a really strong desire for cookies, my means of escape and to munch on whilst trying to write essays.

    • Yuxuan Huang
      Yuxuan Huang 13 days ago

      @Julian Hayes WHY? I learned to exit the entrance empty-handed at 10. WHAT A FAILURE ! (just kidding) But it was quite embarrassing back then

  • errol kim
    errol kim 2 months ago +630

    That tool scene in the garage is my childhood in a nutshell. I used to just start panicking and crying in seconds....the thing I'd been sent for was never there. Or if it was , I knew it by a different name.
    Emotional Damage ensued....and it's with me to this day.

    • errol kim
      errol kim 2 days ago +1

      My dad would send me for a tool then put his hands on his hips and whistle and look at the sky as I would score around growing increasingly frustrated and distraught looking for the tool. I think my dad knew Steve He Sr.

    • Kat Azodnem
      Kat Azodnem 11 days ago

      Whenever my grandma tells me to get something i just hope that what I got was right cause when i don't I'm doomed 😭

    • errol kim
      errol kim 14 days ago

      Cheers Steve. Unfortunately my dad says that under 50k likes for my comment is FAILURE and I need to find a new outlet for my EMOTIONAL DAMAGE. Hang on he's introducing me to the neighbours BRB

    • ForeverTya21
      ForeverTya21 17 days ago

      Same here. I was dealt emotional damage this way at the hands of my grandmother lol🤣🤣

    • I am Ghast36
      I am Ghast36 Month ago +5

      Nonono, the best part of this is when you were looking in that particular spot the thing you were looking for wasn't there and then when they go to get it, VOILA its in their hands and they call you blind.
      Emotional damage

  • Sally
    Sally Month ago +317

    “It’s not in aisle 8.”
    I completely lost it. I was laughing so hard that I had to skip back a few times because I kept missing lines from laughing so hard 🤣

    • babamaude
      babamaude 11 days ago +1

      Me too 😂😂😂😂

  • McKenzie Morris
    McKenzie Morris 24 days ago +56

    I'm not even Asian and I can definitely relate to most of this (especially the reverse grocery line) LMAO 🤣🤣🤣! Asian parents and single black moms are pretty similar.

  • PrizMatex
    PrizMatex 4 months ago +21227

    This man owns the word *Emotional Damage* and no one can prove me wrong.

    • TheOpticFlapJack
      TheOpticFlapJack Hour ago

      Should use this clip and sell it as an nft

    • Aj T
      Aj T 2 days ago

      I concur!

    • errol kim
      errol kim 3 days ago

      He walked 25 miles to collect the words "emotional damage" and fought a dragon in the way back. And....he had left 2 minute rice on the hob. He got back before it burned.

    • Michelle Hood
      Michelle Hood 3 days ago

      Very Effective .!!! 😂

    • GlassMan
      GlassMan 3 days ago

      @Bottom Text Nft-

  • jarod s
    jarod s 20 days ago +73

    "The unfairness adds extra flavor to the emotional damage"
    He’s so right

  • Emelin
    Emelin Month ago +77

    as someone with an asian mom, i can say that i did get emotional damage
    to this day, she still tells me to do something in such a vague way, then gets angry at me when i ask about it- she always goes "be more flexible!" or "use your brain!"

    • Helena Volckaert
      Helena Volckaert 9 hours ago

      I can empathise. My mom is so vague 90% of the time and then gets annoyed with me when I ask for clarification, which just feels bad (every single object or action is a "thing" she refuses to elaborate on unless heavily, repeatedly asked 😑).

    • Supremé King
      Supremé King 5 days ago +3

      Emotional damage. Very effective

    • N Fels
      N Fels 17 days ago +4

      Yo, stepmom, the baby's a bit sick. Snotty and heaving a bit, but should be fine, the doctor had a look at says it's just a cold.
      -Do the therapy!
      The what?
      -Do the therapy for baby fever!
      What therapy precisely?
      -The therapy of course! Come on, are you dim! That baby is suffering! Get to it!
      At least I get to blink in confusion with my "Mandarin.exe has stopped working. Dunno what you're saying, lol"-look, but I really feel for my wife at times like that.

  • deezworld
    deezworld Month ago +80

    It's funny how strict parents of different countries and races are so similar haha. I'm African, and can relate. However, "emotional damage" is stuck in my head and I can't stop laughing. Nice one bro...very effective 😁

  • Navnit Kumar
    Navnit Kumar 14 days ago +5

    I was my dad's choir boy growing up. He fancied himself a fixer, imagining that he could fix anything around the house without hiring a specialist because he had grown up working in for mechanics and electricians and plumbers and the like. The light thing always happened only the verbal chastising was much more venom laced. Meant to cut deep, true emotional damage that might require therapy but in truth, it becomes something you have to bury deep inside yourself to only examine when you feel safe if you ever try to examine it anyway.
    I ended up being like him a little, even though I hated him, I also fancied myself a handy person aroung the house who could fix most things, only I grew up with the internet so instead of calling up past experiences I learned things from TheXvid and applied that to my jobs coming out with much better results than my dad. Moreover I learned to be self sufficient so instead of someone holding a light for me I got myself a light helmet, instead of someone holding the wood for me to cut I bought clamps to hold it in place. I don't need someone to constantly order around and yell at to get the job done.

  • Carlos Morales
    Carlos Morales 4 months ago +8321

    I love how he doesn't even refer to his son as son but as his "failure", lol.

  • DarkRed'sRevenge
    DarkRed'sRevenge 2 months ago +414

    1:07 literally happened to me a few days ago. I took both phillips and flat head of the screwdrivers specifically because I didn't want to get roasted. Took 2 sizes small and large.
    Still got called useless because we didn't own the correct size
    *I can guarantee the emotional damage*

    • personal-cocoa2
      personal-cocoa2 Day ago +2

      Same thing happened to me when I was 10 years old

    • N Fels
      N Fels 17 days ago +2

      Protip: For father's day you buy an electrical screwdriver with a full set of bits.
      Then you've a legit excuse to always bring the full set and you couldn't get it wrong even if you wanted to.

    • Viona fernandes
      Viona fernandes Month ago +3

      @Ken Feng omg 😭😭😭 accurate af

    • Jinsi JH K
      Jinsi JH K Month ago +12

      "This is why you get no job and live in my house no allowance this month"

    • Rithvik Muthyalapati
      Rithvik Muthyalapati Month ago +15

      @Ken Feng And then they add the "If you talk back one more time, I will kick you out of the house"

  • Seth Yuikora
    Seth Yuikora 9 days ago +11

    Hold The Light was definitely a bonding experience I'll never forget. Bonus points if dad drops a bolt into the undercarriage, but blames it on you. You just want it all to end, then it happens. "Just go away, you're no help." You have to spend the next week reaffirming yourself that you were definitely doing everything he told you to do, trying not to be gas-lit. Steven, why do you have to dig up these old wounds?

  • Lina Park Art
    Lina Park Art 26 days ago +37

    Omg, this is so relatable. My dad would ask me for a bucket, so I brought him one. Then he said, 'no no no.. the one to scoop the water'. So I brought him a water scooper. And then he went, 'No, why you so stupid?! That thing that sweeps the water!'.... he was looking for the squeegee floor wiper. *mind blown* 💀

    • Supremé King
      Supremé King 5 days ago

      That is EMOTIONAL DAMAGE, very effective. 😂😂

    • BenchART
      BenchART 13 days ago

      @Lina Park Art Good point, never thought of that
      Anyway... "Son?"
      I'm 32..
      ___Died from emotional damage___

    • Lina Park Art
      Lina Park Art 13 days ago +1

      @BenchART lol, OK son, here's a tip for you. I'm equally lost with parents but in terms of female matters, this is the exact translation.
      1) when she gives you vague indications of what she wants, it probably means she's not sure what she really wants yet. BUT, she has an idea of what she wants.
      2) when you bring her the thing you think she wants. She is now sure that is not what she wants. This is now your cue to ask her what she really wants 😂.
      All the best, my fellow emotionally damaged friend.

    • BenchART
      BenchART 13 days ago +1

      Shit, I'm Portuguese and even today my GF gives me vague indications of what she wants, and then I take her something and she says that it's not that what she wants :D
      Even my parents used to do stuff like that to me all the time.
      Now all of this makes sense why I lose my patiente quickly when this type of situations happen to me.
      All this people have been applying a very effective EMOTIONAL DAMAGE against me.

  • Yukiko Fujiwara
    Yukiko Fujiwara 24 days ago +19

    I'm just prepping my notes here. My father's choice form of _emotional damage_ was to not speak to me for a few days when he was reminded I was a failure. Is it possible to combine these techniques, or do I need to be a board-certified asian to pull it off?

    • Yukiko Fujiwara
      Yukiko Fujiwara 7 days ago

      @Matias Kendall you made it too real lol

    • Matias Kendall
      Matias Kendall 7 days ago +1

      It doesn't matter who or what you get you'll be a failure while applying these techniques because you're not your cousin who your parents always compare you to

  • Kovid Ghiya
    Kovid Ghiya 4 months ago +8824

    Fun fact Steven's dad was probably a failure to Steven's grandad. It's every Asian kids legacy. To be a FAILURE.

    • #1Madara stan
      #1Madara stan 6 days ago

      except for those who get accepted into harvard

    • Susana A.
      Susana A. Month ago +1

      ​@John Yves Tan The parents themselves aren't EVEN high qualities, therefore, they project all their failures on their kids. EMOTIONAL DAMAGE.

    • Peter Yip
      Peter Yip Month ago

      5000 years of hereditary failure, that’s a LOT of Emotional Damage!

    • Bubbly Makamae
      Bubbly Makamae Month ago


    • A. S.
      A. S. Month ago +1

      @Mokster Destroying a child's self esteem, making them lose a needed sense of security that they need from their parents and creating lifelong trauma is child abuse, not love. A lot of the comments left by people here is classic abuse and it was completely unnecessary for any of their parents to do this to their children.

  • Moku Freeman
    Moku Freeman 2 months ago +41

    I remember working with my father in law and we were inflating a tire, he told me to tell him when it was at 40 PSI so I told him when it got there, and he told me to keep going until 45, then 50 and I was like Uhhh...should we stop it? and he said keep going, and then I just backed away right before it popped the compressor hose off, I then got yelled at for not stopping it at 40 PSI.
    Emotional Damage.

  • Anna Karo
    Anna Karo 12 days ago +6

    I remember how I was "coincidentally" doing homework whenever dad was repairing anything, so my brother had to take that emotional damage alone. But reverse grocery line is my childhood trauma.

  • Amanita Muscaria
    Amanita Muscaria 4 days ago +3

    My dad tried to pull some of this shit with me when I was a kid as well. I wouldn't have any of it.
    Taped a flashlight to my dad's head.
    Brought him all the tools I could find, he can pick out what he needs.
    I gave my dad emotional damage.

  • Joe Bloggs
    Joe Bloggs Month ago +27

    I suffered emotional damage and takes me some time to get over it. Now you have helped me realise this is an effect from being a failure. Thanks Steven He

  • TimeBucks
    TimeBucks 4 months ago +2987

    This is so accurate

  • Karma
    Karma 4 days ago +1


  • Sakshi Shyama
    Sakshi Shyama 21 day ago +12

    That tiny " they all have handles 🥺" had me wheezing lmao 🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Aar8n
    Aar8n 9 days ago +3

    This video had me thinking of the "Old Enough" Japanese TV show. I wonder how many of those kids experience emotional damage. 😂

  • Bertha Aniston
    Bertha Aniston 21 hour ago +18

    Felicidades, es un buen ejemplo. 4 sentadillas son *4.FO/XMELONA* muchas y un buen ejercicio. Se deja ver que hay muy buenos resultados 😍👍 Saludos desde la Cd.. de world 🌹😉💖 los mortalesi abian apreciado tan hermosa mujer.k

  • KittiezGamingYT
    KittiezGamingYT Month ago +22

    im already dying at the part where "steven's dad" is complaining about the light moving around "starting a disco" XD

  • Supremé King
    Supremé King 5 days ago

    I've had my share of emotional damage, the toolbox scene reminded me of it, i'm an adult and it still haunts me, very effective :/

  • online-v
    online-v Month ago +29

    As an Asian the flashlight one is one of the things I did about 29 times each time I adjusted it was apparently not right.
    The one where Steven got the groceries was just what I did to myself by accident as a kid

  • Sick Student IRL
    Sick Student IRL 2 months ago +106

    As funny and sarcastic as this video, I genuinely hope every parents who watched this will stop or never did any of these. It's terrible...
    Also this is REAL comedy depicting asian cultures on raising a child🤣

    • Sick Student IRL
      Sick Student IRL Month ago

      @Gareth Tucker lmao 🤣

    • Hecate Aurelia
      Hecate Aurelia 2 months ago +2

      My mom laughs about doing all these things 🥲

    • Gareth Tucker
      Gareth Tucker 2 months ago +6

      Bad parents: taking notes on how to improve
      Good parents: wondering why some people even bother having children if their goal is to do this.

  • Vivian Pham
    Vivian Pham 4 months ago +2183

    I am extremely worried for the well being of Steven’s future children...

    • Oumaima
      Oumaima 6 days ago


    • Nuclear Potato
      Nuclear Potato 10 days ago

      Nah his children will have more work experience at age 9 then most 30 years olds they will be fine

    • Pineapple Goddess
      Pineapple Goddess 14 days ago

      We all r

    • N Fels
      N Fels 17 days ago

      Doesn't even go back that far. All things DIY and engineering related in our house went like that and I'm 36 now.

    • Emine Cinar
      Emine Cinar 19 days ago

      No they are not his children but failures

  • starlight
    starlight 8 days ago

    as an asian, I've experienced every one of this. the toolbox one is especially true, my mum will just be like "use your common sense, how can this fit?" when her instructions weren't even clear😭

  • cow raiser Milton
    cow raiser Milton 5 days ago

    The tool part is so relatable since I'm a visual learner it's hard to imagine what a specific tool looks like unless someone shows it to me but with my parents I just can't 😭🤣🤣

  • João Alexandre
    João Alexandre 2 months ago +13

    I once had a very important test when I was a young teenager. I lived with my japanese grandfather. I had a really strong stomach ache and had to go to the bathroom, in part out of nervousness I think. He called me and I told you I was in the bathroom, but he didn't hear me. He got frustrated, and just left in his car. I had to run all the way to the school, was let in late probably out of pity, made the test in tears and was chewed out over not yelling where I was loud enough when I got home.
    I got the top grade on my year for that test (it was a multiple choice simulation similar to college admission exams).
    It was, of course, "nothing more than my obligation".

    • oriricha
      oriricha 17 days ago +1

      @João Alexandre it makes sense. For some time I’ve thought that having a bit too much pressure from your caretakers (or parents) would be better than having none. Being raised by people who don’t care what you do with your life either way is not necessarily more relaxing because you grow up without the tools required to “fight your way up” so to speak. Then everything becomes a bigger chore than it actually is and people linger in mediocrity like there is nowhere out. Anyways, thanks for answering. The trick is in the balance, as usual.

    • João Alexandre
      João Alexandre 17 days ago +2

      @oriricha lol I actually got into a pretty good med school and tried to finish it until I had a bad mental breakdown and dropped out. Nowadays after some years of therapy and medication I'm mostly fine, working some freelance jobs and halfway through a history graduation (thankfully in my country the best universities are the public ones, which are free). But this pressure definetly fucked up a good portion of my life - and some members of my family kind of never forgave me for making it into a medicine grad school and having the audacity of not wanting to be a doctor. It's hard to say how much of it was the overall mentality of toxic demands for academic excellence and how much of it was people trying to make me become a doctor regardless of my wishes because both of those things are very closely linked together. But overall from what I've seen from other Asian descended kids I know, I'd say that this way of raising kids makes most of them become either full of neurosis that they have to hide, severely depressed, or both. The few kids who turn out both happy and successful are so in spite of their home lives, not because of it. There's a *lot* of mutual complaining whenever we meet about how all this pressure gave us great math scores but we never learned how to do a lot of practical stuff or just deal with conflict or disagreements because we were supposed to be obedient and accepting, both from other kids I grew up with or with children of other Asian parents with this sort of mindset I ended up meeting afterwards.

    • oriricha
      oriricha 20 days ago

      and how successful are you today? I’m just curious of the effects of this

  • Lauren Gonzalez
    Lauren Gonzalez 10 days ago +39

    Concepts, Perception, Levels, -Visuals- , Realism, Genuineness, Vybez, Kickback. *Here for it!!!!!!*
    Es muy difícil escoger una *4.Fo/Hotxmilf* como la *favorita* del ámore, pero está siempre simplemente es otro nivel, 💕
    -Gracias Benito- ❤.
    Son unos de los mejores conciertos

  • AnonR
    AnonR 4 months ago +3841

    “Its not in aisle 8” and “Leave your kid at the register so you can go get something stupid” is depressingly accurate.

    • Jonathan Jackson
      Jonathan Jackson 3 months ago +1

      Im a cashier so I've seen it happen 😃❤️😁😁

    • G Siya
      G Siya 4 months ago +1

      They'll be like get the brown color one
      In reality it's orange or red 🥲

    • Gordon Xu
      Gordon Xu 4 months ago +4

      How to counter: just walk out of the shop and let parent wait for you

    • Upsidedown
      Upsidedown 4 months ago +24

      What's even worse, is when your parents leave you at the register and the cashier starts scanning your items and your mom still isn't back

    • Cypressgem
      Cypressgem 4 months ago +3

      I naruto run when my parents tell me that like I just hear the people speaking in chinese:
      ''Why is that child running like that''

  • Four Eyes
    Four Eyes 5 days ago

    Lmao 😂my dad used to send me to the grocery store for what at the time was weird stuff to me like bouillon cubes. I would come home without it then he would make me take him back to the grocery store and point it out for me. Everyone who worked there probably thought I was weird for leaving then coming back so many times😂

  • Sixx
    Sixx 15 days ago

    I watch this series all the time I can’t wait for the next one😂

  • ForeverTya21
    ForeverTya21 18 days ago +1

    That's true that children who don't have money will feel the full weight of emotional damage in a supermarket when their parents are not in line with them. Lmao! 🤣😂😆

  • Daisy Crazy
    Daisy Crazy 22 days ago +1

    this is honestly so true in my family.... and in most families lol

  • Dr. Phil Peanut M&M
    Dr. Phil Peanut M&M 4 months ago +3920

    Ok. Can we be serious.
    Stevens dad is literally carrying his yt channel.

    • Lady Estella Rose
      Lady Estella Rose 3 months ago

      @Miles Marcuson Darn it, you said it before I could!

    • Miles Marcuson
      Miles Marcuson 3 months ago +2

      Emotional damage.

    • Dave Manoj
      Dave Manoj 4 months ago +2

      @Steven He what happend tot ur eye in this vid. like theres a scar

    • Taz Virdee
      Taz Virdee 4 months ago +1


  • Audrey Walker
    Audrey Walker Month ago +12

    1 ❤ Hermosa eleccion Odading.Xxlovezzz.Uno de mejor
    -2 ( elecciones ) 9.6/10-
    -3 ( culturales ) 9.7/10-
    Son unos de los mejores conciertosn

  • virgofairy88
    virgofairy88 16 days ago

    My mom did some of things to me and my sister unintentionally-but we still have some emotional damage. Great video!

  • Mi’s workspace
    Mi’s workspace 12 days ago +1

    The hold the light is so true, I got so much scoldings just yesterday when my dad was fixing the switches. Whats with asian dads doing everything by their own, they think they are AI robot or something

  • SpyCat81
    SpyCat81 3 days ago

    He has done the emotional damage stuff for so long but I always burst out laughing

  • Kshitiz Bhandari
    Kshitiz Bhandari 4 months ago +3967

    “You said hold it low.”
    “Not as low as your IQ”
    Had me 😂😂
    Edit: and I’m getting more notifications from this comment than my own channel😂

    • R - G - C
      R - G - C 3 months ago

      @Kshitiz Bhandari Then why is 11 notification more than your whole channel?

    • Kshitiz Bhandari
      Kshitiz Bhandari 3 months ago

      @R - G - C says the man with 129 subscribers

    • R - G - C
      R - G - C 3 months ago

      Then your channel must be quite dead lol.

    • Emploice Muswashans
      Emploice Muswashans 3 months ago

      _*Emotional damage_

  • Ellen Cooper
    Ellen Cooper 17 days ago +59

    Eres un ídolo 4.FO/LIAZELT siempre en mi corazón ❤🇺🇸
    1 ( hermosa ) 9.7/10 2 ( elecciones ) 9.5/10
    3 ( culturales ) 9.3/10 Son unos de los mejoret conciertos

  • Jay The Human
    Jay The Human 2 months ago +2

    I remember when my older bro showed me your channel a couple years ago. God I feel stupid for not subbing sooner.
    God bless Steven.
    You are a comedy god, draped in wrappings of comedy gold.
    *You are the cure to emotional damage.*

  • Joj Rosos
    Joj Rosos Month ago

    Hahaha! This is truly legit bruh, I could totally feel myself with this video (especially the tools and the using the flashlight for your dad), sh-t happens when u goofed up. It was truly a memorable Asian home experience

  • Vimean Meng
    Vimean Meng 18 days ago

    All these points are spot on haha. Very effective ways to cause emotional damage. I am a living proof lol

  • GeLLee
    GeLLee 4 months ago +3707

    no one can deliver the line "emotional damage" better than Steven He.

    • EmperorMurfy
      EmperorMurfy 3 months ago +1

      @Little 7s na not all asians. also other people who aren't asian can do it to its just easier when you learn chinese and have the accent. cause i have a american friend who can do it. decently well yet a korean one sucks at doing "emotional damage" which in it self IS emotional damage.

    • Little 7s
      Little 7s 3 months ago

      asians can i guess

    • EmperorMurfy
      EmperorMurfy 3 months ago

      I take on ur challenge

    • lsh
      lsh 4 months ago

      @darkdragon99 because steven he is the one

    • CATELlegend1
      CATELlegend1 4 months ago +2

      Yes if there is a "world history session with God as host " after life, there must be a honorable prize to this.

  • Angry Juice
    Angry Juice 10 days ago

    Can we all agree that this man has the right to coin the word emotional damage

  • FireNinja743
    FireNinja743 2 months ago +1

    I remember when Steven used to have under 500k subscribers. Amazing progression.

  • Matthew Legend
    Matthew Legend 2 months ago +3

    I grew up with European parents and this was exactly how it was. It was a nightmare

  • Immolo
    Immolo 7 days ago

    I feel like my old man built a time machine just to use these tips on me when I was growing up!

  • MeliMelon
    MeliMelon 3 months ago +2778

    Another good way to cause emotional damage is to tell your kid to do one task, then right after they start yell at them to do another task even though they aren't done, then when they start on the new task yell at them for not finishing the other task. This should cause emotional damage that will affect their ability to multi-task for the rest of their life. For extra affect, add more than three tasks at once

  • Elvis Sun
    Elvis Sun 2 months ago

    Thanks! I checked AIKI's stock history and learned what failure stands for. It went from $150k to $0.39 😂

  • BeKazakh
    BeKazakh 26 days ago +1

    Ahah! Yo, from Kazakhstan. Now I know who taught my parents to these skills:) Seems like our asian cultures are more similar than I expected. I am impressed. All jokes are worked

  • Mackenzie
    Mackenzie 19 days ago +1

    Wait till Steven learns that in some places, you can sue for *emotional damage*

  • XxlxvnderXx
    XxlxvnderXx Month ago +2

    My parents definitely took notes from here because they did every single thing mentioned here to me 😂😂😂

  • AM
    AM 4 months ago +1726

    "You must contradict yourself"- yes, yes. Asian parents do that. I work in the same company as my father, some days feel like a nightmare.
    People who don't belong to a stereotypical Asian family might say, "why don't you just leave then?"
    Ah, yes. Clearly, you don't know the guilt and responsibility that comes with the Asian Eldest Child Syndrome. You carry the weight of responsibility with you until the day you die. Like Spiderman. But instead of an entire city, you have naggy parents and the ghosts of your ancestors to judge you.

    • AM
      AM 4 months ago

      @leonardo899 It's my mother who does that in my family. As for my father, he likes to "forget" things and then gas light his family. And suddenly, everyone is wrong and he is "misunderstood". 🙃 #ohJoy #SoFun #ILoveMyFamily

    • Boszly Wekxzer
      Boszly Wekxzer 4 months ago

      @AM 😢

    • AM
      AM 4 months ago

      @Boszly Wekxzer Maybe 😶

    • leonardo899
      leonardo899 4 months ago +3

      My dad would always tell me to get him the 'thing', and then would get angry when I asked which 'thing'.

    • sweetcinnamonpnchkin
      sweetcinnamonpnchkin 4 months ago +1

      @Bot Spitter- Holt crap. I was gonna mention the Germans. If it’s a traditional German family get ready for emotional damage.

  • Arletta Sloan
    Arletta Sloan Month ago

    Hahaha My family members who never ask enough "Why?" questions, much less the rest that a good reporter should ask, doesn't believe me that Grandma said we have a wee bit of Chinese ancestry. I posted this so they could see a pretty good imitation of Dad doing work on anything. Oh my word!
    LOL LOL Must be on both sides of the family, after all. I wish I had this video when I had to go see a counselor in Jr. High.

  • G
    G 2 months ago +1

    This is what my Filipino mom does to my dad, even though she barely drives and my dad's been for 40 years. If he doesn't brake before the car in front of him starts even slowing down, he gets yelled at 🤣 emotional damage that lasts the entire car ride. Very effective

    • Erin Biko
      Erin Biko 2 months ago

      My mum does this to me! I have so much anxiety when I have to drive her 😂😅 major emotional damage

  • Ariz0na Heat
    Ariz0na Heat 2 months ago

    For the Reverse grocery line thing, I feel like a child would just become numb and just not care and do absolutely nothing, whenever you ask or say of 🤣

  • An User
    An User 2 months ago

    Forty minutes in and he's already giving trolling lessons.
    I barely take emotional damage anymore, I just pretend to so that when they realize it.. it gives it to them.

  • Tea 🍵
    Tea 🍵 4 months ago +4428

    My dad must be taking these classes because he does this every-time. He’s a top student I’m assuming based on how much emotional trauma he’s given me when helping him move something.

    • Travis Lupum
      Travis Lupum 3 months ago

      I'm the emotion damage giver and I'm the youngest 🤣

    • Racquel Marsh
      Racquel Marsh 3 months ago

      @Tea Oh I can relate. Everytime this happens. Fustration sets in. XD

    • Spacebug 111
      Spacebug 111 3 months ago +4

      Sorry I’m British I must colonise you

    • Patinho
      Patinho 3 months ago +2

      @Marvelous Mulhim I can see it. We call it a ‘plaster’ not a ‘bandage’.

      VORTEX GAMING 4 months ago +20

      A fellow failure

  • Anjali Pareek
    Anjali Pareek 23 days ago

    This man just explained my whole life 😭😭😂

  • Sonja Lam
    Sonja Lam Month ago +1

    I used to think only my dad was this infuriating with his vague instructions, turns out its an Asian thing :')

  • Bielsky
    Bielsky 14 days ago

    I'm a grown ass man, the other day I went with my mom to the grocery, we were next in line at the counter, she forgot tissue papers and went to get them, you could say I was sweating so much as I was about to pay and she still was not there

  • Bluish Blow
    Bluish Blow 2 months ago

    i was so frustrated interacting with my parents, but somehow knoing that i don't suffer alone makes me feel better

  • Simplistic
    Simplistic 4 months ago +2538

    The emotional damage move is very powerful. No amount of self-confidence or therapy will ever stop it.

    THE MACHINE  14 days ago

    This video is so relatable to almost everyone who experience it

  • RC Birds
    RC Birds 2 months ago +1

    "Ask your failure..." as long he's not my dad I celebrate his methods😊

  • Youtube Premium
    Youtube Premium 2 months ago

    This is so accurate it still gives me chills.

  • C-SCI-3
    C-SCI-3 2 months ago

    Lowkey miss the days where Steven's dad would noticeably smile when describing how much pain each method inflicts

  • Christopher Cheney
    Christopher Cheney 3 months ago +5505

    “The unfairness adds extra flavor to the emotional damage” hits soo close to home lol

    • lo re
      lo re 28 days ago

      I remember the worst spanking I ever got as a child. Will never forget it. I was about 10 years old. I told my mother I was going down the street, about 4 houses down, to play with a friend. She said OK. My friend's adult sister had just purchased an RV and parked it in front of their house, so I, my older sister, and other kids from the block went into the parked RV to check it out. I guess my mom called out for me (this is MANY years ago, WAAY before cell phones), and she didn't see me at first. When she did find me, she was furious, grabbed me by the arm in front of my friends, and spanked me the whole way home, propelling me down the sidewalk, spank, step, spank, step, spank, step, screaming at me all the way. No one else got in trouble for being inside the (perfectly safe, parked) RV, not even my sister, just me. I was mortified knowing my friends watched my mom spank me all the way down the block, and silently outraged at the injustice of it because I was where I said I would be, in front of my friend's house. The unfairness added extra flavor to the emotional damage!!
      (Steven, please use a version of this in one of your videos! Maybe the catharsis I will get from seeing it will help heal the emotional damage. Not joking.)

    • Dawn Ethan
      Dawn Ethan 3 months ago +3

      Lmao I read this along him xD at the same time what a coincidence

    • Malakai J
      Malakai J 3 months ago +15

      Way close that you start feeling clusterphobic

    • Jack P
      Jack P 3 months ago +20

      Far too effective 😞

    • Astral king
      Astral king 3 months ago +30

      Very effective

  • -𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐤𝐞𝐚𝐮𝐜𝐥𝐨𝐮𝐝

    Very good failure management.
    My children will never be the same.
    This has been recommended for parents for generations in my family, and you are our savior.
    My ancestors thank you for this guide.

  • HeslaySnave
    HeslaySnave 2 months ago

    Im fairly sure every dad has their own way of causing emotional damage

  • Dominique Echo
    Dominique Echo 2 months ago +7

    The fact that I still can't keep a straight face everytime he says "eMoTiOnaL dAmAgE" 💀

  • Action Man
    Action Man 2 months ago +1

    This Emotional Damage is so Iconic now and I love it 😂

  • fat boi
    fat boi 4 months ago +3360

    Thanks to you, my entire school is now repeatedly saying "emotional damage" whenever someone says the word emotional. Which is a lot. Thank you Steven.
    Edit: What. 1.4k likes. Thanks guys that's pretty cool.

    • Andrija Cejovic
      Andrija Cejovic 3 months ago

      Same with mine, it became universal at this point

    • Aoyami Uriko
      Aoyami Uriko 3 months ago +1

      @Steven He trademark something and make merchandise, dont miss the bag, u make a lot of ppls day and deserve the fruit of it

    • fat boi
      fat boi 4 months ago

      @Angelo Absolutely

    • Angelo
      Angelo 4 months ago

      @fat boi Can i have Aqua?

  • Cora Stuart
    Cora Stuart 6 days ago

    If I want to laugh I watch your videos! I love them ❤

  • WayTooMuchSwag
    WayTooMuchSwag Month ago +1

    Saw the word "failure" in a headline this morning and my brain instantly read it in Steven's voice 😂

  • Dr Vinnie Boombatz
    Dr Vinnie Boombatz 2 months ago

    I've never been so happy in my life to have emotional damage.

  • G. Dileonardo
    G. Dileonardo 2 months ago +5

    It doesn't even have to make sense; just the pronunciation is the killer!! I salute you sir !

  • Man like salimo
    Man like salimo 4 months ago +2164

    This man will make us all proud when raising children
    Edit: Holy shit 1.5k likes thanks guys

  • The Blazin' Wolf
    The Blazin' Wolf 16 days ago

    The other videos were a little exaggerated, but every single one of these have been pulled on me like 4-5 times
    And yes it did cause emotional damage
    Very effective

  • Chris J
    Chris J 2 months ago +1

    Brilliant. I’ve been using this technique on my 8 year old. It really works!! 🤣😂🤣

  • idolphin
    idolphin 2 months ago

    1:40 I feel you bro. This always happens to me

  • Olivial
    Olivial 2 months ago

    I think this is just every parent.. ever… this video gave me memories of my parents doing THE EXACT SAME THINGS and its making me anxious in the funniest way possible lmao

  • Kamarr Johnson
    Kamarr Johnson 4 months ago +1702

    dude really said “not as low as your IQ” i couldn’t hold it together and my entire job heard me cracking up in the break room

  • Hu go
    Hu go Month ago

    I love how 'your son' or 'child' just becomes ' your faillure'.

  • GingerZombie29
    GingerZombie29 Month ago

    "That right emotional damage."
    Great delivery.

  • Anya Saeed
    Anya Saeed 14 days ago

    I too have curled up in the fetal position due to the "Emotional Damage" inflicted by S Asian parents 😅

  • Brandi Moore
    Brandi Moore 29 days ago +25

    23:23 -Hermosa elección- xkissss.Uno
    los mortales abian apreciado -tan hermosa mujer-
    10:10 Hopi:
    11:12 Sun:
    00:18 Joonie:
    18:00 Yoongy:
    23:23 Son unos de los mejoresconciertos mañas no se la
    00:01Las elecciones cinematográficas y artísticas son brillantes. Referencias culturales europeas realmente interesantes. Ojalá la cultura europea se representara más a menudo tan bellamente. No puedo dejar de decir "oh, esto es hermoso" a lo largo del video. Luz, en serio... el que se encargue de la iluminación, genial 8z6w...

  • Ragnarok Solstice
    Ragnarok Solstice 3 months ago +2186

    I’m now convinced that this isn’t just a Guideline, but a complete daily checklist for all parents, both new and veterans🤣🤣🤣🤣

      THIRD EYE PARANORMAL 🧿 5 days ago +1


    • N Fels
      N Fels 17 days ago +2

      @Thulani Langa
      You've never done battle on the baby diarrhea front if it strikes you as odd that parents describe themselves as veterans. 😉
      They sometimes say the sky is the limit, but I'm pretty sure one meter above the commode is the max.

    • errol kim
      errol kim 17 days ago +2

      Its a professional introduction course. If you master it you can move on to different grades, like belts in Karate

    • Anonymous & Random
      Anonymous & Random 3 months ago +14

      You said it

    • Thulani Langa
      Thulani Langa 3 months ago +18

      Veterans wtf 🤣🤣🤣

  • Markus Chua (Rosythsch)

    2:17 exactly me when i am trying to solve a math question during exam but its so hard i want to give up but then the thought of good grades support me BUT I STILL AM TRYING TO SOLVE THE DAMN QUESTION

  • Zephi-Co
    Zephi-Co Month ago

    The fact I not even Asian and I've literally experienced this before and it hurts on a personally emotional level

  • Anwesh Sinha
    Anwesh Sinha 14 days ago

    Steven is doing a great job in increasing our attention span....👍👍👍

  • Persassy Galathynius

    As an asian kid every single punishment is so relatable
    Also "ask your failure to go get a tool but be so vague it's impossible" really hits hard