I live with my father and brother and after my mother passed stuff hasn't been the same my boyfriend moved in and it helped, I tried to talk to my father and brother and all they wanna do is get mad at me. I want to move out and my dad threatened to call the cops and try to legally make me stay at home till I graduate. I have high grades and could possibly graduate early I only need 3 more credits and have high scores. Can I leave on my birthday because I was born Nov. 9th at 8:34pm I can't even work if I'm in school they make excuses as why I can't work, I wanna work and get ahead in life and stop having me be depended on to clean the house
At the age of 18, you are an adult and can do anything you wish. The fact that you have not graduated from high school at that age does not change that.
It must be very difficult to be without your mother. It is commendable that you want to "get ahead in life." Doing well in high school and graduating is a good first step. But these days, it is not enough. You likely will need additional training after graduation to be able to support yourself with a good paying career, to able to afford health insurance, car insurance, pay rent, bills, etc. You might need the support of your father to continue your education after high school. If you move out at 18, then he might not do that. And at your age, boyfriends come and go. Perhaps your father is protective and disapproves of your live-in boyfriend - who could ditch you, and leave you with a baby. If that happens, it is unlikely you will be able to "get ahead in life." It would be a lifelong struggle for you, possibly in poverty or on public assistance. When you reach 18, you can legally make your own decisions -- but also will have to live with any mistakes. Talk to teachers, other family members, and other trusted adults for their advice - and even your father and brother - even if they "get mad." Best wishes for your future.
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