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I'm glad that you and Ty are safe, but sorry that your Mom is in the situation she is in. Hopefully, now that you are safe your Mom might get the courage to leave, but it will be hard. (Don't think that she doesn't love you, I'm sure she probably does. She just doesn't know what to do.) Stay with your therapy. The biggest danger if you don't is that you may well find yourself attracted to abusers when you get older. (I know that everybody always says, "Not me, NEVER!" but experts in the field of relationships see that often what terrorizes a child becomes the source of attraction when they become an adult. You aren't a child, but you are not yet an adult, either, so you have a good chance if you follow your therapists advice. Again, Take care, Stay strong, and Good Luck!!!
Many times a parent will be in denial that the step-parent is doing something. It might be fear of alienating their spouse, esp. if there is only one source of income. Also, often the parent-in-denial was also an untreated victim of abuse in their childhood, and so they ignore their child's problems because to acknowledge them would mean facing their own past. If your abuse is overt and serious, you can seek help through your school. (Teachers and doctors are required by law to report suspected child abuse, esp. physical or sexual abuse.) Meanwhile, stay as far from your step-dad as you can. Never be alone with him. And please seek and accept therapy yourself when this is resolved. Take care, and Good Luck!!
Agreed, and it could also shed some light on the possibility that Codey's own mother, might have been exposed to abuses in her own childhood, which conditions an acceptence of those types of behaviors as, the way life is. It's difficult for some people who've never been exposed to it, to understand that type of cycle does exist.
ty and im now in a different home cuz i told my therapist but my mom continues to stay with him he is the only source of income
Only SHE can provide you with that answer
It depends what your defining as abuse.
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