My mother is mentally abusing me and I cant take all the pressure. With my mother I am depressed. My grandmother has supported me most of my life. She buys my clothes, shoes, and has to force my mother to make me doctor appointments. I wanted to know because I am 15, and cant stand to live with my mother.
I am very sorry to hear this. If you believe that your mother's conduct truly amounts to abuse, you should contact local law enforcement and check with them to see if this is a case that needs to be referred to Child Protective Services. I would start with the Morganton Police Department or Burke County Sheriff's Office first. Be sure to describe all past incidents in a balanced, fair, and truthful manner, so that objective solutions can be found to assist you. Blessings to you, and best regards.
I am so sorry you have found yourself in this difficult and stressful situation. I agree with Attorney Robinson. Since you are 15, under the law - your mother's legal rights as your parent have priority over everyone else (even you) unless the police / child protective services is involved and/or some other legal process or paperwork (such as a restraining order, a custody agreement, guardianship, etc.). Of course, your safety (both physically and mentally) is of the utmost importance. If your mother's behavior so extreme that it constitutes child abuse (as defined by North Carolina's laws), contacting the police or sheriff is appropriate. Best wishes to you.
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