My family has put me through a lot.. at 9 years old my dad attempted suicide because my mom had an affair with his best friend. She has yet to tell me or any of my siblings the TRUE story. She told us he had an accident with a gun and did not know why he attempted. She has made up lies to multiple people to make it seem like she is a better person. She feels as if she never does any wrong even if you have proof that she is wrong she will argue that she is right. This has happened on multiple occasions. If she knows she is wrong she will just interrupt you until you stop arguing. I haven’t had an actual conversation with her in years, every conversation we have ends in an argument. She has told me on multiple occasions “f-k you” she has told me she cannot wait until I move out of the house. She COMPLETELY FAVORS my little sister she is 13. She is the youngest and the only girl but she is favored not so much by my dad but my mom shows so much affection to her and none to me or my brother. I have a stable family that is willing to take me in but I feel like my mom will try not to allow that because it will make her look bad.. will my mom have any say if I want to leave at 16?
The technical answer is yes, your Mom certainly will have a say. However, as a practical matter there may be a way to accomplish this, depending on the willingness of the other family to become involved in your family's disagreements but also, or alternatively, depending on your ability to support yourself, which likely isn't the case (and you should NOT drop out of school to accomplish the ability to work and support yourself because that is HIGHLY unlikely to be a good long-term plan for you). You should speak with an independent counselor (who won't have to tell your parents), or with an attorney, to find out more about your options. Good luck!
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