My parents are so confusing. One moment they mock me for my mental health issues and gloat about my self harming but then they ignore me completely? Plus they constantly invalidate my emotions, I had a four hour panic attack with crying and hysteria and they wouldn’t let me out the room. They control my life almost entirely and I barely get any respite. They yell at me for not sleeping and ignore my screaming as I wake up from nightmares. My dad has serious anger issues and continues (part 1/2)

Put me and my sister in a constant state of fear. He almost killed us by driving in front of a tram. Another thing is my parents refuse to acknowledge my sexuality and yet they have gay relatives? They confuse me and I don’t know if I’m being over emotional and stupid but I’m actually terrified in this house. My mum yells at me all the time. I’m just so lost and I’m sorry this has turned into a rant but I don’t know who to turn to or how to get of this? (Part2/2)

I’m so sorry you’re so confused and in so much emotional turmoil, anon. I can tell you directly, that your confusion and upset is a result of you suffering continual abuse at the hands of your family. I am so sorry that you have to go through so many terrible things.

If you have any friends, or more distant relatives who are not abusive, I would turn to them and ask them for help escaping this. You can also look through this tag for more tips on how to escape your situation.

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