There is no right or wrong type of family – each one is unique and special in its own way.
If your family or friends do not know where you are, you might be described as ‘missing’.
Sometimes, a young person may feel that running away is the only option they have, but there is always an alternative.
A child or young person who is living away from their parents and cared for by other people is living in care.
Foster care is the care of children or young people outside of their own home by people other than their parents or legal guardians.
Sometimes, couples make the decision that being together is no longer the right choice this can lead to divorce and separation.
Sometimes, life can put us under pressure. It is important to remember that you are not alone.