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Topic: I just want out

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  1. abbi2106
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    1 posts
    22 May 2019

    Hello, my name is Abbi. I’m 17 years old and I have finally reached a point where I don’t want to deal with life anymore. I have struggled with mental health issues a bit in the past but I was able to overcome them and put it behind me. However, this year has been incredibly difficult with keeping the dark thoughts at bay. I am unable to sleep without a constant noise playing (like a fan) as I find it distracts my mind. I struggle to get out of bed in the morning. I can’t focus in school.

    For all I my life I have been governed by my parents as I am under 18. I hate not being able to have control over my own life and have decisions made for me. I am not trying to be rebellious or anything like that, I just simply want to be in charge of my own life.

    Something that I love to do is drive. It is the only time when I feel in control. Unfortunately, my parents don’t understand just how much it means to me and will take away the opportunity when it just happens to be at the time I need it most. It is incredibly difficult for me to sit in the car with my sister driving, especially because she is a new driver and is very irresponsible and speeds all the time. Yet that is what I am forced to do and I don’t have any input whatsoever.

    Everybody thinks I’m okay because I put on a happy facade and smile through the pain. I don’t want to tell anyone about what I’m dealing with for fear they won’t take me seriously.

    Anyway, I’m sorry for this vent but I just needed to tell someone...even if it’s only on a website 😊

  2. Billyc
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    220 posts
    22 May 2019 in reply to abbi2106

    Hi Abbie,

    this isn’t just a website

    its a safe place for you to vent,

    and Welldone for doing so,

    thats all I have, congrats on coming on here, it’s full of people with kindness and time to help out, Welldone for reaching out, I’m sorry you are having troubles with your family, but they are your family, if i May, stick by them you mAy agree all the time, but from what I’ve read they continue to stick by you..

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