I don’t normally ask for help until it becomes too much. Well, it’s become too much and I need a rant to somewhere and some serious help.
I feel pretty much neglected as a child. My mother is an alcoholic and knows it, she’s unsupportive, accuses the worst of me and favouritises my elder brother by far and he barely lives at home.
I spoke to my mum about her drinking problem and she says she’s trying to cut down, but whenever she drinks she either yells at me or my dad and often threatens to leave if I say one thing about her. Whenever she gets angry at me when drunk, she always remembers she’s angry at me the next day and guilt trips me for doing the slightest thing wrong.
She’s fairly unsupportive; I’ve started my GCSEs this year and she thinks that what I’ve chosen will be completely useless for me later in life, but she doesn’t even know what I want to be when I leave school. Also, I’ll tell her when I’ve done something well at school, and I don’t even get a well done, or even a reaction. My boyfriend witnessed this once and I told him that it didn’t bother me, but he knew it did and I started crying.
She buys my brother EVERYTHING and would do anything for him, whereas me, it’s as if I don’t matter. I have to pay for my own food and clothes, as most of the money that I should be able to use from my parents goes on my brother’s car that my mum bought for him, whereas, I think the most expensive thing she’s given me is a Playstation game. I get told off by my parents if I spend my own money, but they never give me any money to use when I go out. I’m barely told I’m loved, whereas my brother used to get told it almost all the time when he was my age.
I’m just so confused as to what to do. I feel neglected and just need some help. Please?
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