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everytime it is hometime in school i dont want to go home

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arguments? Pain?

arguments? Pain?

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Im feeling really worried because my Mum and Dad keep arguing. I am not a baby, i know what it's about, and it's really stupid stuff too. Like my dad suddenly blurts out "Why the hell couldn't i...

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Lonley

Lonley

I am 16 and live with my sister (who is 12) mum and dad. Me and my sister don't get on too baddly ... well most siblings fight, but I realy don't get on with my mum. This I can...

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Fights

Fights

Hi, I'm B*, and I was just writing about the fact that I'm always fighting with my parents. My friends go on about how it''s normal to argue a little, but it's like a battle everyday. There is always something...

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Running away

Running away

me and my friend are thinking of running away tonight or tommorow night we live next door to each other .are parents dont let us make our own decicions please can you give us some advice about running away and...

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dad trying to get back with mum

dad trying to get back with mum

mum and  dad split  up in 2008 when i was4 now dads new wife is against him and hits him he wants to get back with mum and is trying to get me to get mum and dad back together...

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It's too much

It's too much

It's been going on for too long now. My parents almost never talk to each other and my dad doesn't talk to my brother. My mum and my brother always get into fights so its really hard being the 'inbetween'...

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im scared from my mum

im scared from my mum

im 14 and im scared of my mum. my mum takes all her anger and frustrations out on me, with it either being calling me nasty names or hitting me in mild ways. i always get the worst of her...

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Tricky Dilema!

Tricky Dilema!

My mums been of work because she has been having tests done, And I found out yesterday that these are tests for cancer. No one knows that I know and I'm not sure wether to tell my mum. I'm scared...

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Me and My mum

Me and My mum

So I'm a daddys girl, I admire my dad, but at the age of nine I lost my dad. This struck me and I didn't know what to do what so ever. I had my mum we were close but...

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My dad's girlfriend hurts me

My dad's girlfriend hurts me

my mum and dad got divorced some months back I was really sad, my parents fought over me and my brother. Eventually I ended up with dad and my brother ended up with mum. My dad has a girlfriend called...

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Family problems

Family problems

Hi well I have been having trouble with my family lately.  Since the whole recession thing is going on in the uk everyone is arguing about money and worrying about loosing my house and things. I am quite scared I...

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my mum

my mum

Hi I'm worried about my mum and dad. They are fighting most of the time and sometimes I get scared. I always agree with my dad because he is right. I am worried that 1 day they might leave each...

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My dad

My dad

Well my dad has been in prison twice over sexual abuse. This was like three years ago but It still upsets me from time to time. The thing is this sexual abuse was on my sister. I love my sister...

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My Mother, stepdad and friends

My Mother, stepdad and friends

Well My dad died about a year and a half ago, i still cry at night and miss him. now my  mother is seing someone else, hes a nice person but i feel like my mother is trying to forget...

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strict parents

strict parents

Dear Sam, this might no be a big problem as some people on here have but i have strict parents and I'm not even allowed to go to a sleepover to my best friend's houses and it's one of the...

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My family are being torn apart by my mum's disability.

My family are being torn apart by my mum's disability.

My mum has a disability which has afected her movement. It was caused by her giving birth to my brother who is 3 years old and also disabled. My step-dad has been finding it hard to cope with looking after...

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relligoion

relligoion

Hey sam, recently my mum and her partner have suddenly gotten interested in jahovas whitnesses, i hear that they dont celebrate christmas and birthdays and i know this may seem a little bit selfish but im12 years old and have...

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My mum...

My mum...

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when my mum and dad split up about a year and a half ago my mum started to drink more and more. Sometimes she'll drink two bottle of wine, maybe more, in just one night. I only see my...

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Parents

Parents

I don't really know what to do....

I feel like i'm writing this message plainly because i feel like if i say what i'm feeling it will make me feel better. And if i write to this website, it will...

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I need some support but i have none :(

I need some support but i have none :(

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My mum is a heavy drink, heavy smoker and a workaholic and i barely see her becuase of this and we barely talk and at the moment i am about to enter my last year of college...

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Mum's Drinking

Mum's Drinking

It’s about my mum, she's drinking alot. Usually she could drink loads and not be drunk, but tonight it was 3 glasses of white wine and she was unable to sit up againt a chair. Only a few weeks ago...

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Im scared of my Dad

Im scared of my Dad

I am really scared of my dad, when i was younger, he used to hit me, throw stuff at me if i did somehting so little like accidentally knock over something. I am too scared to tell anyone, and he...

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How do I make my mum love me?

How do I make my mum love me?

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Im really sorry if I'm a time waster, I'm sure there are plenty out there with bigger problems than me, but I've just got such a mix of emotions and they won't go away....

I've delt with emotional...

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:(

:(

I am writing to you because I have reached the point where I don't have anyone to talk to in real life, so I'm hoping you can help me. You know when people say, 'No matter what happens to you,...

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I'm scared of my dad

I'm scared of my dad

Hello, so my dad has a bad temper. It scared me and my mother, even just the slightest thing will send him into rage where he slams onto keyboards, slams cupboards, doors and throws things and breaks my possessions. The...

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I'm stuck in the middle...

I'm stuck in the middle...

My mum and dad split up 2 years ago now, my mum had an affair and dad left. He hates the person mum is with now and they hate him. Dads side of the family side with him and then...

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Asperges Syndrome Help Me :(

Asperges Syndrome Help Me :(

I have been dignosed with Autism/Asperges sydnrome a couple of months ago, and my family have been on and on and ON about it. Everyday they talk about it, bad stuff. Like go to docters and say 'Yes. Shes been...

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Abuse

Abuse

i was sexully abused by my grandfather and i scared to tell anyone what he did and now he dead i nealry told my mum twice but im to scared too do you think i shoiuld tell my parents  what...

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am I just overreacting

am I just overreacting

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most of the time my parents are nice to me and I am privileged to go to a great school and have nice things but ever since I was about ten my dad has been very hard. I...

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Smoking

Smoking

This is realy upsetting me! my daddy told us he had stopped smoking although he has not and even though hes been smoking alot around me and my brothers it still upsets me.when he does smoke it makes me feel...

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I'm being beat by my dad .

I'm being beat by my dad .

I been getting hit smacked in the face & it hurts. for little stuff too. ill post something on my Facebook about a boy I like or little sayings or a lyric from a song & he'll say that he...

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My mum and dad leave me and my brother home alone

My mum and dad leave me and my brother home alone

My mum and dad leave me and my brother home alone all the time they started when my brother was 2 and i was 6 i am 10 now and brother is 6 and i am worried people are going...

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needing someone to talk to

needing someone to talk to

i really dont know what to do anymore. ...
My dad is an animal, he is aggressive and horrible towards me, my brothers and mom. Because he is a big, strong, muscular man he thinks he rules the house and...

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At Home

At Home

Hi, I know that the topic this week is what you feel you aren't getting at home. And I was wondering if emotional support comes under that?...
My parent's separated when I was almost 3 years old, and I live...

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my mu :'(

my mu :'(

I'm 12 and don't usually do things like this but i have no one to talk to. I constantly argue with my mum, i know it sound little but most of the time it gets violent. It usually starts of...

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Dad

Dad

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At home I always get child abuse from my dad but I can't tell anyone because I'm scared that my dad will go to jail. He says I when I go to school I shouldn't have friends so,...

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My family are over protective!

My family are over protective!

My family are so over protecting me. I used to like it however, now it just drives me crazy! If I mention to them about this they just say its because I'm an only child and that they love me....

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Heeeeeelp

Heeeeeelp

I'am a 17 years old. And i need help. My father have abused me. But nobody knows it. I will tell my mom about it. I have keept it stored for 4 months now. I need your help. Should I...

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My Nan has just died

My Nan has just died


Usually for my family, Christmas is a great time and we all have a laugh, but unfortunately, my nan died a few weeks ago, and my dad, grandad, auntie, and stepmum are all really upset as you can imagine, i...

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My mum and dad and alzheimers

My mum and dad and alzheimers

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i've never done this before but i couldn't find any other way to basically let my feelings out....
I live with my mum and dad and we're happy, well were, I am really looked after well and love...

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Christmas

Christmas

Hi , I'm L* and I'm not sure why I feel quite so upset today on Christmas day. My main guess is that I was with dad for Christmas last year at his house and he lives in Dubai and...

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my mum

my mum

hi Sam i need your help please my mum and dad are seperated and well my mum has started dating again but when she is going out she says she is going shopping when really she is going on a...

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I don't want to be adopted!

I don't want to be adopted!

I was sexually abused by my Dad and now I don't have any contact with him. A few months ago, I suggested my Step-Dad adopting me. I love him, he's like a real Dad to me, and I truly wanted...

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Coming out

Coming out

Hi Sam,...
im 16 and I know I'm gay but I'm scared of coming out I feel like I'm lieing to every one but I'm scared of what will change and go from my life. How shall I tell them...

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Self-harm and hitting

Self-harm and hitting

hi i don't what to do. every time my parents think i've done something wrong (like not getting good enough grades, being fat, etc.) , they hit me enough so i have bruises on my back. they do it on...

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Sleepless nights

Sleepless nights

I am 11 and am having problems with sleeping.I go into my parents bedroom and say so but because I have been doing this since last year they wake up the next day and hate me ,what can I do ?

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Angry Parents

Angry Parents

my parents often fight really loudly, but they have never split up or anything. they can get really angry but not just with each other. me and my brother get hit a lot of the time. but we both have...

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Not knowing my dad

Not knowing my dad

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I have ran out of ideas on how to get in contact with my dad who i have never met, i have tried everything possible which i can think of and there is nothing, i am...

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Me and my Mum

Me and my Mum

I am always out with my friends and dont get to spend much time with my Mum. I think it's really important that I get to spend time with my Mum but I don't no what to do or where...

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I just dont know who to talk to

I just dont know who to talk to

Im 14 and i live with my mum and stepdad along with some of my step and half sisters....
My Mum and Dad divorced when i was three, my mum moved on to my stepdad and they have been together...

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My mum

My mum

Hi I'm only 11 and I need to talk to you. My parents split up a year ago, my mum met a woman and now my mum's in a same sex relationship. At school, I told my best friend, however...

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my dad

my dad

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I really can't take it anymore, I always feel like i need to tell someone so here it is. my dads an alcoholic. it really upsets me and my older sister (im 14 and shes 17) and my...

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hi im in care and i do not like it.

hi im in care and i do not like it.

hi well i got taken into care in December because my mum is really ill shes got cancer and shes dying and my dad had a heart attack and died, ever since that my school work has gone way down...

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no one in my life wants me

no one in my life wants me

My mum is constnatly on at me for small things which evryone does from time to time. Nothing I ever do is good enough for her. If I get below 70% in an assessment I'm in big trouble. Already I...

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Argueing with my mum

Argueing with my mum

It was because now i know i'm not the only feeling upset or hated me and my mam argue all the time,i don't know how much more i can cope with and to see that other people suffer with the...

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i really want to run away...

i really want to run away...

hi sam,...
ok so im 13, things at home have gone out of control i mean a lot of bad stuff has been happening at home since i was little but now i'm not going to take it anymore and...

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Help with arguments

Help with arguments

my story is a little different my parents continouly argue not fight and i sometimes want to grt involved to stop them but i get scared they might involve me in their fight forever. i have problems of my own...

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Family

Family

Me and my mum used to argue all the time and my dad was very violent now he's gone my step dad me and my mum live together and me and my still argue but not as much but this...

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Adoption

Adoption

I am 14 and I was adopted when I was 4 or 5 and I try to hide that I'm adopted because I feel ashamed because people used to pick on me because of it an my biological mum still...

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Mum

Mum

Me and my mum are always fighting and shouting at each other she even really hurts me....
she calls my older sister an angel and me a handful and says if I were older I would be an only child...

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my biological father

my biological father

my biological dad has gotten in contact with me after 13 years of absence.
i want profesional support but i don't know how.
how can i get support

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my mum and dad are splitting up

my mum and dad are splitting up

my mum and dad are splitting up after 13 years but I do not want them to I just want them to be happy again

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Abusive Dad

Abusive Dad

I really don't know what to do anymore. My 'dad' gets drunk like all the time he abuses me and my mum. Once he even threatend to kill me. I am so teriffied. He was always doing this, even when...

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Guilt, spoiling my families lives!

Guilt, spoiling my families lives!

I'm writing to you because when I saw the topic was guilt it kind of matched one of the feelings I get a lot. I have attempted suicide twice in the past and I have had inpatient treatment as well....

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Arguing

Arguing

Hi, we are currently in the process of moving house and downsizing. My mum feels very attached to her things that she has had for many years but my dad follows the rules and tries to rid of everything possible....

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My mum having parental responsibility.

My mum having parental responsibility.

Hi, sorry if my spelling is bad,...
anyway i am in care but my mum still has parental responsibility over me but i hate it, she is a controll freak and loves controlling me and even through i aint with...

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my parents do drugs

my parents do drugs

i kneed some help on a sitiuation witch kills me to talk about , what it is i am talking to a social worker at shool about whats going on a home and they have recently fount out my parents...

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I have OCD, but my parents don't take me seriously.

I have OCD, but my parents don't take me seriously.

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Whenever I do anything 'OCD', like flinching away from human contact, sitting in my place and washing my hands, my parents mock me. They don't think it's a real problem....
I don't know how to tell them it's...

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mums behaviour

mums behaviour

My mum is an alcoholic, although she wont admit it. Every night she gets drunk which results in her yelling and screaming at me over nothing and calling me names. She often uses remarks like 'I wish you weren't my...

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Please reply this time

Please reply this time

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I think my mum is mentally ill. I'm very scared of her I shake when she comes near me. I'm scared she will hurt me. She pretends to everyone everything is perfect. She is so two faced. I'm...

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Money Problems

Money Problems

Hi Sam! My parents have loads and loads f bills to pay out! It's hard for the. To even get £100!  Our family are struggling with mortgage and our weekly shop now! My mum an dad are saying you don't...

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Confused

Confused

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My dad was abusing me so my friends told me to tell school which I did thinking they would just talk to my dad and get him to stop but instead they made a referral and the police...

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My Mum

My Mum

My mums recently been having some health problems, she went blind really suddenly the other day, but luckily she was sent away to hospital to get it fixed, but ever since I've been having really awful nightmares about my mum...

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ive got nothing i can keep personal from my mum

ive got nothing i can keep personal from my mum

i am 14 and my mum and dad treat me like im 5. My mum is like the boss of our house and she is in control of my life. My mum is always screaming at me for the smallest...

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Okay or wrong?

Okay or wrong?

Hello! Sorry this is a very spur of the momment thing and I have no idea what I'm going to say but I just wondered if hitting  a child (I guess hitting hard enough so you bruise...if that helps? Sorry...

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Family

sleep :(

I cant sleep at night and I live with my dad and I go downstairs to tell him but he basically says go away it makes me feel worse and sometimes cry :'(

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Family

Now

When I was younger my mum was an alcoholic and it I remember only that from being smaller. I don't know if it has affected me long term but she is better now. I want to talk to a counselor...

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Family

i keep on wetting the bed

i am 13 i keep on wetting the bed and i am sceard that my friends will find out becaces they wont me to stay round theres i would like too but i am sceard that they will laugh at...

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Family

HELP ME!

im 10 years old and i get abuse i dont like to talk about it but i really need help ... im not aloud to call on the phone my dad wont let me its not abuse as in really...

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My mum

My mum

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I've had trouble coping with my parents lately. My dad lives overseas while I live in England. I only get to see him for around a month every year, sometimes not even that. I don't feel like I...

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Parents always arguing because of me

Parents always arguing because of me

My dad is horrible to my mum. He calls her all sorts of names and shouts at her all the time. At least once a week they have an argument and my mum is always crying and saying how he...

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About my father

About my father

I have a father who loves to use a credit card, even though his salary was enough to pay for our family. until finally, he owes that to this day has not paid off. my mother had advised my father...

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my only friend is my dog

my only friend is my dog

hi i am 14 i losted my mum when i was 12 i miss her lots ...

well i had lots of friends but when my mum died i lots all of my friends because i keep on pushing them...

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family problems

family problems

hey, its been happening to me quite a lot but now i just cant take it anymore, my mum takes all her anger out me, shes perfectly fine with my siblings but its just me. she expects me to do...

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Invasion of privacy

Invasion of privacy

My mum and dad wont give me any privacy....

They are constantly in my business they yell at me for everything i do, they use my privacy against me, they have went onto my facebook and read my messages, they...

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Bill Probems

Bill Probems

I am 13 and i live with my mum, 2 of my brothers and one of my sisters. My mum crys most days and she always feels down. She feels this because she is having problems with the bills, She...

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Difficult relationship with my mum

Difficult relationship with my mum

For some time, I’ve had a very difficult relationship with my mum. If it’s any help, I’m a girl, sixteen years old (seventeen in April), an only child, and currently attending sixth-form college. Now, I do love my mum, and...

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My mum drinks all the time

My mum drinks all the time

I can't remember the last time my mum was acting kind twards me. When she picks me up from school her eyes look all shady and she slurs her words, and often she buys 1 bottle of wine sometimes 2....

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Feelings

Feelings

i want to tell my parents how i really feel about everything but sometimes i stop myself from telling them because i wonder what they will say please help me show them some way ! 

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Christmas in hospital

Christmas in hospital

last year i spent christmas in hospital. it wasn't weird for me because i hadn't actually been home since october. but i just want everyone to know that if they're going through i know they'll get all the support they'll...

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Hi Sam

Hi Sam

It's coming towards Christmas,and I'm quite worried because theirs a lot of drinking involved and when my dad drinks he becomes argumentative. But not in a bad way. What do I do?

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Parents not at home

Parents not at home

I am really very  afraid coz my parents are not at home. They had to go out for some impotant work but sometimes don't pick up my phone and i get scared alot coz i worry about them. U know...

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My parents

My parents

Hi, im 14 and i have a younger brother who is 11. For the past 6 months, i havent felt like ive been coping well. My mum screams at me for things i havent done, starts a big arguement with...

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My dad

My dad

I feel bad about this, but I don't love my dad. He annoys me by just talking and he is so irresponsible. He makes me feel like I'm in the wrong when he spends my money and he just makes...

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Arguments

Arguments

Me and my mum are forever getting into arguments. Most of the time it starts as a stupid little issue, and goes downhill from there. Other times it's from her accusing me of giving her 'attitude' and when I defend...

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My Mum

My Mum

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I am 12 and my mum and step-dad split up a couple of months ago. I hated him and I was finnaly happy when they split. But they have a son together. On New Year's Eve me...

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being in care

being in care

Hi my name S* and am 16 years old I just been put in care befor Christmas I get really badly bullied but saying that it not so bad now I try and tell people but it get so bad and...

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I need some advice...

I need some advice...

My name is ***. This is my first time writing to Childline, but here goes......
My parents' relationship with my younger brother has been kind of stony lately. Yesterday, when I was doing my homework, I heard crying. I knew...

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Arguments

Arguments

Hi Sam, ...
I come from quite a big familly and one of my brothers is a full time chorister. I am the eldest. All my familly have a fiery temper. My parents keep arguing while I'm in bed when...

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