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Categories: Family, Homeless

I’m 18 and trying to move out of a toxic environment (my mother is emotionally abusive and her husband is mentally/emotionally/even sexually abusive) but my mom is threatening to report me as a runaway if I try to leave. I graduate in 4 months, I have a safe place to stay, but I don’t have [...]

Categories: Uncategorized

My partner died and the house short sold. I have 3 adopted pets in Portland Maine, and no money left to feed us. I was with my partner 13 years. I am going back for training to get a good job in phlebotomy. I am still grieving and depressed. Help me.
I am so [...]

Categories: Uncategorized

I am in need of your help. I am 18 so i can legally move out. I am waiting till the summer to do so. The one tricky thing is that I need to find a cheap place to stay. I have a job and can aford to pay rent but not what everyone is [...]

Categories: Runaway / Kicked Out

My mom kicked me out then called me in as a run away. What can I do?
I am sorry to hear that you and your mom are not getting along. I know that can be very painful and confusing.
As far as your question, she is supposed to care for you until you are the [...]

Categories: Family

So, I need help with my mother. It might be a cliche question but she pushes me to do so much. All the time! I know that it is for the best but sometimes I cannot take it anymore. When I go talk to her she just either calls me a quitter and says I [...]

Categories: Runaway / Kicked Out

What do you do if you get kicked out at age 16 and you go live with someone who’s a friend of the family and your mom tries to report you as a runaway?
First, I am glad you have someone to stay with.
If your mom reports you as a runaway, you will likely be [...]

Categories: Friendships, Relationships

This girl was my best friend. In fact I was her first friend when she moved here about 2 years ago. We did everything together at 1st and then went through a few fights and we are good now but now she never wants to hang out and is across the street from me and [...]

Categories: Transgender

Are there any very detailed book about transitioning for ftm? I’ve looked through the ftmguide.org and some other websites but I want more info. I’ve also read the Gender Book. Anything you recommend?
I am glad you are doing research. It seems like you have a lot of questions from the other submissions I received from [...]

Categories: Family

Is my grandmother in heaven?
I hope so. I am sorry you lost your grandmother. I know it hurts to lose someone we love. (HUGS)
I just lost my grandmother. She died a few weeks ago and I miss her a lot. She was wonderful and I loved her very much.
I hope she is in heaven [...]

Categories: Coming Out, Friendships

I’m 17 years old. I’m a female to male transgender. I live in Splendora, Texas. For a while now I’ve been losing all my friends because I’m getting more comfortable with expressing who I am and they aren’t accepting. I want to make new friends like me. Other teens in the LGBT community, but I [...]

Categories: Coming Out, Dating

Hi Allie. I’m a 13 year old girl and I really like this girl in my neighborhood and I know she’s bi. I really want to ask her out but I don’t know how. Help?
Have you thought about trying to be her friend first? Lots of romances blossom from friendships. Also, it will give you [...]

Categories: Dating

My (ex) boyfriend moved to another state and broke up with me because he doesn’t like long distance. He is being very rude to me and he’s treating me like crap. I would move to his state if he wanted me to… I don’t know what to do. What can I do to make him [...]