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I’m 15 from Fort Worth, TX and I have been kicked out for my sexual identity. I currently live with my grandma and it’s a full house. There are 3 bedrooms and 7 people, including me, living here and no one works. My parent’s house isn’t a safe place for me. I don’t know where [...]

Categories: Abuse/Neglect

What do I do when my mum swears at me and hits me sometimes? I have told my friend, but I don’t have the guts to call social and my mum calls me a girl and a gay boy when it isn’t true. Please help I’m 12 years old.
I am sorry your mum is [...]

Categories: Abuse/Neglect, Family

Help me! My parents fight every day and my dad has had an affair. He hits my mom, threatens her and throws and breaks things. I need help urgently! I’m trying to get help from someone anonymously, but I’m scared. So I asked you!
I am so sorry this is happening! I am sorry you have [...]

Categories: Abuse/Neglect, Family

My mom wants to seduce me because I told her I was a lesbian.
I am sorry that this is happening to you. Your mother is being inappropriate and sexually abusive.
Coming out should be a pleasant experience and not one in which your parents take advantage of you.
This is a situation in which you [...]

Categories: Abuse/Neglect

Why am I getting neglected by my mom?
It is hard to tell why any parent neglects their children without assessing her. What I do know is that is not alright to do that and that it is not your fault. It is a parent’s responsibility to protect, nurture and love their children.
Even if you [...]