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  • #76
    emancipation at 15

    Im 15 and have 2 jobs and applied for another one i make almost 3k a month and do online school my mom. Yells contantly complaing and i do all the house duties such as take out trash clean rooms dishes wash my own cloths never had a drug problem or charges my dad is currently incarcerated in prison or else id go live with him. But he s not reliable he s in and out of prison cant keep job i have beem on probation in past on charges such as assault battery but my medicines werent stable but ive been on them for 1 year now doing really good i feel ill do alot better ofd moving out asap i have a. Room i can rent out i have planned it out with my salary enough for everything i need and want plus a third job thats 2 thousand on top of 3 k 500 a week x 4 is 2 k first job 2 job is same so really i.m lookin at 6 k a week 3 jobs and.online school i feel definate ill be better off away from my mom and dad and.almost all my family

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    • #77
      RE: emancipation at 15

      Hello there,

      Thank you for reaching out to us here at the National Runaway Safeline. It sounds like you are feeling pretty overwhelmed with so many responsibilities at home. It must be very frustrating to be in an environment where you feel that no matter how much you do, you feel that you are yelled at all of the time. We appreciate you reaching out and sharing how you are feeling.
      You mentioned that being away from your family is best for you, but we are wondering what may be needed to make home life better for yourself. Sometimes communication is the first step to improving a relationship. There are resources available to you if you were interested in individual or family counseling. Having a space where you and your mom and speak to one another respectively and productively may be beneficial, and a counselor or therapist can serve as a mediator for you both. We could provide you those resources if you reached out to us by phone or even email. If you still felt that things could not be improved upon and emancipation was something that you were seeking, the process of emancipation can be long and complicated. It is best to consult a lawyer to help understand the process as well as criteria to gain emancipation. Living on your own can be a big step and ensuring that you have the proper support and aid is important. Understanding the legality around emancipation and your rights is especially important as well. We could also provide resources for legal services in your area if you needed assistance.

      It is great to hear that you are trying to advocate for yourself, achieve your goals, and live a happy life. Everyone is entitled to that, especially yourself. You know yourself best and know what is best for you. If you needed a space to explore your options and talk things out, we are here to listen and to help. We look forward to hearing from you.

      Best wishes and take care,

      NRS

      Please remember you can reach us directly by calling our 24 hour hotline, 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929) or through our Live Chat which is open every day from 4:30p to 11:30p CST and can be accessed here:

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      • #78
        15 yrs old in trouble

        hi, i wanna run away. my parents are divorce and i don't want to live with dad. if me and my mom got in a fight she would yell at me say i cut for attition and yell to live with my dad. I've been in a mental hospital for suicide. I have not cut for 1 months and i don't want to start again. I was planning on running away with two of my close friends. i feel like she hates me......everyone hates me. please help me.....us. i just can not take it anymore.
        Last edited by ccsmod14; 04-27-2015, 10:44 PM.

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        • #79
          Re: 15 yrs old in trouble

          Hi there,

          Thank you for contacting us here at the National Runaway Safeline. It sounds like you have been going through a lot lately and we are so glad that you reached out. We’re here to help you and support you as best we can.

          So first off, you shared that you have been hospitalized in the past for suicidal attempts or thoughts. This is a really serious thing to have happened, but it is really good to know that you were brave enough to get the help that you needed. Do you still have suicidal thoughts? If this is something that you are ever thinking about, and need someone to talk to you can always call us here at 1800runaway, but in addition we’d like to pass along the National Suicide Hotline at (800) 273 8255, or http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/. It sounds like self-harm has been a coping mechanism for you in the past, but you have not cut for a month and do not want to do it again. This is really good progress to have made and it is inspiring to hear that you have made it a month without doing this. Another helpful resource for self-harming information is twloha.org.

          You shared that your parents are divorced, and it sounds like your relationship with your mom has not been good. Divorce is hard for a family, especially the kids. You shared that your mom yells at you to live with your dad, is this an option that you would ever want to explore further? It sounds are thinking about running away with two friends. We’re not here to tell you what to do, our main priority is always your safety. With this in mind, there are a few things that can be helpful to think through before running away:

          What else can I do to improve my home situation before I leave?
          What would make me stay at home?
          How will I survive?
          Is running away safe?
          Who can I count on to help me?
          Am I being realistic?
          Have I given this enough thought?
          What are my other options?
          If I end up in trouble, who will I call?
          When I return home, what will happen?

          If you would like to explore your situation further, we’re here 24/7. You do not deserve to be feeling this way and we hope that we can assist you further through this. Please do not hesitate to chat or call us.

          Good luck and stay safe,
          NRS
          Please remember you can reach us directly by calling our 24 hour hotline, 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929) or through our Live Chat.

          National Runaway Safeline
          [email protected] (Crisis Email)
          1-800-RUNAWAY (24 Hour Hotline)
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          • #80
            Tired....

            Okay. So I haven't run away yet, I'm waiting for my birthday. I have a decent job. I've checked apartments around the neighborhood and such, the one I'm looking at is 300 a month. I can make that much. I really need out of the house as well. I was abused to the point of unconcousnes and since then, I've been hit with everything from a fist to a wire hanger. Is there anyway I can get out of here at 15?

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            • #81
              re: Tired....

              Hey there,

              Thank you for being able to reach out to us here at the National Runaway Safeline, it seems like you are going through quite a bit at this point in your life and we are glad that you are able to reach out to us. Remember that we are always here to listen and to help in the best way we can.

              From what you shared, it seems like home is not a great place for you, you stated that you have dealt with abuse. No one should ever have to go through what you have been through. Home should be a place where you are happy and comfortable. Have you ever thought about potentially filing some sort of abuse report for what you have been through? If this is something you are considering, please feel free to give us a call or you could always call the Child Help USA hotline at 1-800-422-4453. But also please remember that you are always able to contact your local police department if you are ever feeling unsafe in your home, they also will be able to help you with filing a police report.

              In most cases, if you were to file an abuse report and you are in danger, child services would be able to remove you from your home and place you in either a group home or a foster care family. If you have already filed an abuse report and nothing has been done, then you can also reach out to the Justice for Children hotline and let them know a little more about your situation and they would potentially be able to help you with your case. Their phone number is 713-225-4357, and once again the agency is named Justice for Children.

              We are not legal experts here which means that we would not be able to be able to accurately tell you about emancipation, if you feel like this is something that you would want to explore, please feel free to give us a call and we will try our best to find a resource for you where you would be able to call and ask some general questions about emancipation in your state.

              We are also here to help you in the best way we can, if you feel like you would want to explore some more options, please feel free to give us a call at 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929). We wish you the best of luck in whatever it is you decide to do and hope to hear from you soon.

              Stay strong,

              NRS
              Please remember you can reach us directly by calling our 24 hour hotline, 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929) or through our Live Chat.

              National Runaway Safeline
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              1-800-RUNAWAY (24 Hour Hotline)

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              • #82
                15 seeking emsncipation

                i live in utah. i never known my dad. my mom goes around leaving her legs open i have a 2 year old brother. my fiance got kicked out of her play so shes been living with us but she is getting her own place im wanting to get emancipation and live with her my life is hell. my calls always calling the cops on my for small thing like we were arguing and she wanted me to be locked up all i am is her slave i have to clean the house 24/7 and watch my brother. i want to do online schooling becuse it easyer for my and im failing my classes and passing my classes that i did onliner and insead of that she want me to go the a harder school with then i wont be able to get the cridits that i need. iv tryied to get married but my mom dont want me to becuse then that would mean that i wouldnt be her slave and she would have to pay people to come clean and watch my brother becuse i wouldnt be there she yells at me for not cleaning then dose nothing when i do like she dont even see what i do just what i dont i need help

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                • #83
                  re:15 seeking emsncipation

                  Hello,

                  Thanks for reaching out to us at the National Runaway Safeline. It sounds like you are going through a difficult situation. You do not deserve to be treated like this whatsoever. Does anyone else know about what is going on at home? You do not deserve to feel like a slave and you do not deserve to not get the education that you require. How long has this been going on for? We are here to help you in any way that we can. It sounds like you have been through a lot and you are being very strong. You mentioned that you want to get emancipated and move in with your fiancé. We are not legal experts here, however, emancipation can be a lengthy process. We have many legal aid resources that we would be able to provide you for this. Legal aid is free legal advice or representation for someone in need. If you wanted to give us a call we can go over your options and provide you these resources. You also mentioned that your mom has called the police on you many times. Have you ever made a police report against her? That may sounds scary but we can explain to you what that means and what would happen if you did so. We can also help you with this process. You do have options and we are here for you. If you want to discuss your situation further please give us a call at 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929).

                  Good luck,

                  NRS
                  Please remember you can reach us directly by calling our 24 hour hotline, 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929) or through our Live Chat.

                  National Runaway Safeline
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                  1-800-RUNAWAY (24 Hour Hotline)

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                  • #84
                    please help me

                    Im 15 and I want to runaway but my mom says if I do she will call the police and have me put in juvenile she wants me to get out her house but she doesn't want me to.pick the place where she wants me to go I dont like very well I feel really uncomfortable and I get into lots of fights I fight with my mom I dont feel safe living with her because she pressures me to hit her by telling me to hit her constantly and calls me a ********** and says im stuipd she hits me and throws stuff at me when she gets mad I dont no what to do I dont want to go to juvenile but at the same time I dont feel safe here plus I have really bad depression and I safe harm and suicidal

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                    • #85
                      Re: please help me

                      Hello,

                      Thanks for reaching out to us, it must be very frustrating for you to handle everything that is going at home. Hopefully we can give you an answer that will be helpful to you.

                      You said that your mom screams at you and throws things at you, and we’re sorry that you have to go through this, nobody deserves being treated this way. An option that you have is contacting Child Protective Services to make a report. You can call 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) and they will direct you to the agency that serves your area.

                      We’re sorry to hear that you’re having suicidal thoughts and we just want to let you know that you are not alone, and we don’t want you to harm yourself. Whenever you have these thoughts, please do not hesitate on calling The National Suicide Hotline, where there are trained counselors ready to assist you. Their phone number is 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255).

                      You also mentioned that you are planning on running away. Usually the age of minority throughout the country is 17 so you are technically not considered an adult until you’re 18, therefore your mom/legal guardians could potentially make a runaway report on you, and if the police found you they would just take you back home.

                      We hope that you find this information helpful, and if you have any more questions or need someone to talk to you can call us at 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929).

                      Good Luck,
                      NRS
                      Please remember you can reach us directly by calling our 24 hour hotline, 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929) or through our Live Chat.

                      National Runaway Safeline
                      [email protected] (Crisis Email)
                      1-800-RUNAWAY (24 Hour Hotline)

                      Tell us what you think about your experience!
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                      • #86
                        16 year old in new york seeking emancipation

                        I've tried everything I can to be able to survive in this house but today my mother told me I can no longer eat in her house because I forgot to wash the breakfast dishes. I'm so tired of this! I'm 16 and I'm graduating high school at the end of this school year. I'm not sure about the emancipation laws here in New York but I know that there's not really any process to getting emancipated. Please help...I need to get out of here.

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                        • #87
                          RE: 16 year old in new york seeking emancipation

                          Hi there,

                          Thank you so much for reaching out to us here at the National Runaway Safeline. It sounds like you have been having a hard time at home with your mom and we are sorry to hear about this, it’s got to be frustrating. We’re here to help as much as we can.

                          So you shared that you are 16, and just recently your mom was telling you that you cannot eat in her house anymore because you forgot to wash dishes from breakfast. It sounds like these kinds of arguments happen frequently with how tired you have become, and it is understandable why you would feel this way. It sounds like you’ll be done with high school with just one more year to complete, which is really something to be proud of! It sounds like you have been taking some great steps to help yourself.

                          We’re not legal experts here, but generally speaking if you leave before the age of 18 without permission, your legal guardians have the right to make a runaway report. If a report is made, and the police find you they usually would just bring you back home unless the individual is on probation, or there are other criminal offenses that have taken place. Running away is not a criminal offense, it’s a status offense. However, anyone that you stay with could potentially be charged for harboring a runaway. You mentioned emancipation as an option. Without being legal experts we cannot offer much specific information for what this would look like in your state. What we do know is that it can be a long process, and can be expensive. There are two different legal resources we’d like to pass along to you for the state of New York, that can hopefully provide you more information on how emancipation would look for you:

                          Brookhaven Youth Bureau (631) 654 7878
                          Dutchese Co. Youth Services (845) 486 3665

                          We are here to support you as much as we can, in any way that we can. Please do not hesitate to call or chat with us if you would like to talk further, there is always someone here 24/7.

                          Good luck and stay safe,
                          NRS
                          Please remember you can reach us directly by calling our 24 hour hotline, 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929) or through our Live Chat.

                          National Runaway Safeline
                          [email protected] (Crisis Email)
                          1-800-RUNAWAY (24 Hour Hotline)
                          Tell us what you think about your experience!

                          https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/we_care_what_you_think

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                          • #88
                            15 year old wants to runaway and stay away from home

                            Hi I'm a 15 year old who is tired of being told and made to get along with stepmom and all and I wanna runaway because my whole life has been nothing but arguing fighting fussing and involving cops and all and having to go therapy and my dad told me you know some people aren't meant to like each other or get along no matter what you do and I'm in that situation and I understand I can't legal move out til 16 but could I stay with my gf an her mom and uncle if they allowed it and then go stay with my aunt a few days but I'd still be attended school and I wanna go to church as well but could i do that ?

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                            • #89
                              re: 15 year old wants to runaway and stay away from home

                              Hey there,

                              Thank you for reaching out to us here at the National Runaway Safeline. It seems like you are going through a lot right now and we want you to know that we are here to listen and help you in the best way that we can. It is great that you are asking questions in order to make the best informed decision.


                              We are not legal experts here, but normally alternative living arrangements for under 18 years old, which is an agreement that gives permission to live outside of home, do need a parent consent and sometimes court documents for school.


                              Feel free to contact us at 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929) or live chat, which is available from 4:30 PM to 11:30 PM CST if you would like to talk further about your situation. We wish you the best of luck.

                              Stay strong,

                              NRS
                              Please remember you can reach us directly by calling our 24 hour hotline, 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929) or through our Live Chat.

                              National Runaway Safeline
                              [email protected] (Crisis Email)
                              1-800-RUNAWAY (24 Hour Hotline)

                              Tell us what you think about your experience!
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                              • #90
                                16 year old runaway

                                If I am 16 years old I can get emancipated in Arizona right? The only problem I'm having is that I'm a run away but I'm only trying to do what's best for me. Please help.

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