Pat's Answer

To Pat / 20 Feb 2020

Make fun and shame me

Your Question

Is it ok for my parent to make fun of me and shame me infront of others

From Pat / 24 Feb 2020


Welcome to Ask Pat,

It sounds like you would like to clarify if the way your parent treats you is okay, you mention that you are made fun of and shamed in front of others. We would understand that you are questioning this and it sounds like this treatment hurts you and that is not okay.

On our website, we have some useful tips for getting along with your family that you may find helpful. You can find them in the ‘Info and Advice’ section under ‘Home & Families’.

It might also be helpful for you to talk about this further. You can contact Childline on 1800 66 66 66 to talk about what is going on for you. Or you can contact our text service at 50101 or our webchat service, through this website. Childline are here to listen and support and to help you to explore the options that are available to you in your life, to help you in a way that suits you best.

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