Asked by wiehann on 10-01-2024 13:00:59
Question posted in the Property Law category relating to Western Cape
I am a 22 year old. I am currently studying at Stellenbosch and have been going through a lot in my life lately. I relapsed into my porn addiction during my 2nd year causing a drop in my grades in my 3rd year and start of 4th year(1st semester) . I started watching less and less and started gradually removing the porn from my phone (it was a lot) up to this point and have been passing more and more modules. Even with my best efforts however, I unfortunately missed my HEMIS with 1 module. My parents took my phone and saw the remaining porn on my phone , after I've deleted a lot already. I understand and know that my porn addiction is bad and have taken steps to correct trajectory. My mom however now went and destroyed my PS4, together with all the games as a punishment. I am not saying that I don't deserve punishment for my actions and mustn't carry the consequences, but it's a step too far for me personally with something that was never the problem to begin with (I never played during the Uni-year period. Only vacations). Do I have any legal ground to stand on if they paid for the PS4? (I did however pay for other games and cosmetics in games with money i worked for and not my parents')
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