I hate being home with my mom, but yet I struggle so much being in foster care. I feel like nobody hears me and I don't exist. I don't know what to do with my life and I feel so alone out here in this world.
Don't lose hope. When you turn 18, you can live on your own. For now, just try keeping your mind off your home life and focus on something else. Try taking up a hobby like running or something. Running helps focus energy on your body instead of your problems. Hope I helped :)
Thank you very much, I appreciate the consideration and thought you put in your response. You're a great person.
Foster care is tough. I've seen so many kids over the years forgotten for no reason other then there is to many of them. I was in a foster home with a violent "dad", a neurotic "mom" and a handsy "brother" for two months back when I just turned thirteen. Long story short I ran, and I paid dearly for it. I know what you're thinking, it's what everyone in your situation thinks, "nowhere can be worse then here". But it's not true, the streets are much worse. If I could have done it differently, I'm guessing I wouldn't because that's just who I am, but if you want the best life possible until you turn 18 and can escape, your best option is to stay with either the foster family or your family. But if that is just out of the question, and the only thing you can think about is running, I would be happy to give you some advice on how to stay safe on your own. It gets ugly on the streets, so you need to be prepared if that's the route you choose.
Thanks. it's great to know that someone else was or still is out there
. You are definitely not alone . I myself am in Foster Care and I have been since I was 2 . Its not the worst life for me but its not the best either . My social worker never listens to what I have to say, I always feel like my feelings are being cast to the side . Every where I go people talk about how no one loves me and thats why Im in foster care, but it did get easier . Although I still dont feel Im being heard, I learned to deal through music and writing . If you need anything let me know ! Id be happy to help in any way possible .
thank u guys