This too shall pass

Hello, my name is H.

This is, mostly a story of hope to those of you still struggling with who you are and what your family is.

I haven't been on this website for the best part of 4 years but in the height of my mother's drinking, this website offered me a place where people didn't call me 'dramatic', 'attention-seeking' or 'stupid'. This was a place where I could talk to people who had the same suspicions as I did and where I was not judged.

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Verbally abusive mother

My mother has been drinking ever since i can remember, every day she drinks, starting at like 6pm, and i honestly dread the night times when she is drunk. She will pick at me and try and make me feel bad about myself. And then when i tell her to stop or i walk away she'll explode and become a comoletely different person. Ive been living with this for too long now but i have nowhere to turn to. My stepdad says not to tell my mothers parents because it will only cause grief. But its so unbearable and makes me feel really depressed.

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Here goes....

My Story

I am 27 years old. I have lived with an alcoholic parent all of my life. My father started drinking at an early age and has never really stopped. Things got really bad about 5 years ago, he would drink, overdose on his medication and we would spend all night at the hospital.

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