Q: I live with my Aunt and Uncle, but my Aunt has full custody over me. She is very toxic and mainly Verbally Abusive
But i cant prove she is abusive. Ever since she got custody of me at i think the age of 3, there has never been any love and its always been basically hell. When i was younger i was constantly grounded and had to stand up with my nose pressed against a fridge for days or months on end. Because of her Verbal and physical abuse i learned bad habits, such as lying, stealing, and destroying. Even to this day (specifically a month ago) i found myself stealing again even though i havent for around a year. Things have always been very stressful and she is constantly bitching at us and yelling at us about this and that and calling us very rude names. Im running out of space rn so i cant say everything unfortunately, but CPS and the cops believe every word she says and now im getting a court case against me. Im 16 and living in Ohio. I met ppl online and they are 100% the family i never had. The one whos like my dad wants to adopt me but we dont know what to do because she wont let me leave....
A: Never trust people you meet on-line - even though they seem nice. Those kinds of things end up as tragedies on the news -- or else somebody disappears and is never heard from again. Talk to a teacher, school counselor, or other trusted adult about the situation at home and the people you met on line, who could be criminals, predators, or involved in human trafficking. They act nice on-line to trap people who are looking for friends. That's how they operate. DO NOT go and meet those people you found on-line - especially if one is suggesting adopting you. That is very dangerous. It should be reported to the police. Seriously, go and talk to a teacher about this. You are in danger.
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