Do you agree with a parent being their child's friend?

I've heard of parents acting more like one of their child's friends then an actual parent at one point but I've never actually seen it. As for the question well no I don't agree with parents trying to be a child's friend but I don't think they should be too strict either. For example my dad... show more I've heard of parents acting more like one of their child's friends then an actual parent at one point but I've never actually seen it. As for the question well no I don't agree with parents trying to be a child's friend but I don't think they should be too strict either. For example my dad was a bit more lenient then most parents but he didn't let me do whatever I wanted and he didn't spoil me either. So do you agree with a parent being their child's friend or should they be a parent?
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