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My mother is insane

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My mother is absolutely insane and is extremely autistic. She blames me for everything she does and is trying to book a doctors appointment for me when the whole family is brainwashed by her insane self. What do I do?

Answer

Hello, 

Thank you so much for getting in touch with Ask Alex with what is going on for you within your family. 

It sounds like things are quite tough for you at the moment between you and your mother. You have said she is insane and blames you for everything. It also sounds like you feel she is trying to brainwash everyone, we wonder what you mean by this? As you have said she is trying to get you a doctors appointment it does sound like she does care for you deeply and wants you to be well. 

Everyone has the right to the support hey need and going to the doctor may help improve your relationship with your mother also. It may provide the opportunity to discuss with someone outside of the family how things are for you and your mother. You may find this article from our website helpful:  www.childline.ie/how-to-manage-family-releationships/  

You might find it easier to talk more about this with someone from Childline, we’re not sure what you mean by extremely autistic and also how you are experiencing the “brainwashing” you mentioned. You are very welcome to chat to us through our freephone service on 1800 66 66 66 or through our webchat service, by clicking on the purple Messenger circle at www.childline.ie. Childline services are free and confidential, and are available for children in Ireland, 24 hours, 7 days a week.   

Take care of yourself, 

Alex

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