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My dad is swearing at me and my mom

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Im 10 years old and my dad is swearing at me and and my mom,what do i do?


Hello there! Thanks for reaching out to us.
You are telling us that your dad is swearing at you and your mom and you are wondering what you can do.
Firstly, we want to say that we’re really sorry you’re going through this. It must be incredibly tough to experience your dad swearing at you and your mom. No one should have to endure that kind of behaviour, especially not from a parent who is supposed to provide love and support.
It’s important to know that you’re not alone in this. Many kids face similar challenges at home, and it’s okay to feel upset, scared, or confused about what to do. It’s not your fault, and you deserve to feel safe and respected in your own home. This article may be helpful for you
If you ever feel like you’re in immediate danger or if things escalate, please remember that you can always contact the Gardaí at 999 or 112. Your safety is the top priority, and there are people who are trained to help in situations like this.
Additionally, it might be helpful for you to talk to someone about what’s going on. Another family member, a teacher or any adult you feel comfortable talking to, could be that someone. Childline is also a fantastic space where you can speak to someone who will listen without judging you. We’re available 24/7 and you can reach us by calling 1800 66 66 66 or chatting online through Live Chat at We can offer support and help you explore your options in a safe and confidential environment.
Remember, you deserve to be treated with kindness and respect, no matter what. Take care of yourself, and know that there are people who care about you and want to help.

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