I have a very strict father, he's also over protective and controlling. If he is not shouting at me, he's exchanging words with my mom or shouting at my sister. It's so disturbing sometimes, I try by all means to act right but he never seems to be satisfied... It seems like he's never happy, he has even gotten physical with my mom. It's so painful and it makes me hate him. Sometimes I feel like killing him or wishing he would just die or go to prison. I feel like he's making our lives difficult and there's nothing we can do about it. I've begged my mother to divorce him but she keeps on saying it will take long to get finalized. I feel like I'm drowning and I could do with advice
Hey Entle99, we really appreciate you reaching out to us with your story. We know how hard that must have been for you. No one deserves to be bullied, controlled or abused in any way. We really think that it's important for you to speak to someone about you are going through. When some people are abused they tend to feel helpless and end up accepting how things are, so at this point it might be a good idea to speak to someone that is not your mom. This could be anyone from a relative like an aunt, a neighbor, or a teacher. Otherwise, you can also call the people at Childline SA. They will offer you counselling over the phone, in person and online. You don't need to give them your name and can contact them any time of the day or night. Contact them if you are scared, feel alone and if something is happening to you, or someone you know. They are here to help you! Don't forget you can contact them on their 24/7 Toll Free Helpline: 08 000 55 555 for help. Visit their website: http://www.childlinesa.org.za, Facebook and Twitter page for useful information.
Am 15 years old and i live in an abusive environment.My dad and my mom ,they are always fighting physically and emotionally when they are drunk.Right now at my age i have PTSD and Anxiety and they are not aware of that.I sometimes have suicidal thoughts.I always want to be alone and just want to cry .I sometimes think that everything will pass but no it gets even worse.I need help but i dont know where to get it from.Thank u
There was a time where my father hit my mother and the following day my mom gave her a restraining order. So whoever the victim of abuse is between your mom and dad, may go to the nearest Magistrate court to get that order against the abusive spouse. Since my mother gave my dad that order, they were both summoned to court, my dad was warned and since he has never laid a hand on my mother.
I'm so sorry to hear ur story, but ur story has helped me a lot thanks for sharing it
I went through the same but I still have the features of what was happening plz help
Hey Romero, thank you for reaching out to us. We understand how hard this must be for you. Have you spoken to someone about it yet? We know how scary this must be for you, but reaching out to someone who has the ability to assist you in a constructive way might help you deal better with what's happening. We advise you to tell a trusted adult like a parent, a relative like an aunt, a teacher, or a school counsellor. You can also call Childline SA on their toll-free number on 0800 555 for confidential advice. You can contact them when you're feeling the way you are now or if you are scared, feel alone and if something is happening to you. They are here to help you! Don't forget you can contact them on their 24/7 Toll Free Helpline: 08 000 55 555 for help. Visit their website: http://www.childlinesa.org.za, Facebook and Twitter page for useful information
Yes you should call childline, but why can't the mother, out of all people , defend her own child, she gave birth to 😕🤔
People's situations are different and we never know what their reasons for doing certain things is.Thank you for commenting.
U should have gone 2 the police but any way u found help but ur stepfather should be arrested.I admire your strength
thanks for standing for your self and talked about it.U are brave keep it up and keep inspiring people 2 talk
All I can say be strong girl n for give ur self..then the sun has come out no more rain..be strong
Those are beautiful words of motivation. Thanks Springster!
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