What do you do if you are being abused by your adoptive parents?

Answer Phone Child Aid (ask the operator for the phone number) and it's always confidential. Your adoptive parents will be investigated. However, abuse is: punching; kicking; pushing; biting; dragging a c... Read More »

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What can you do to get out of your house and live with a friend in the state of Georgia if you are 17 years old and are being abused by your parents and cannot emancipate yourself?

Answer GET HELP! Talk to an adult you trust - a teacher, pastor, counselor at school, relative, call Child Abuse USA at 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453). There are people who would love to help you.

What should you do if you really need to tell your teacher that you are being abused but you are afraid of what your parents might do to you?

Do NOT be afraid. If your parents seriously do hurt you physically, then.. On your next school day, at the end of the day, right at home time, wait for all the other students to leave the class yo... Read More »

Is it worse being raised by abusive bio-parents or abusive adoptive parents after being taken from the bios?

I was abused by my natural parents. It was an absolutely soul-crushing experience. It would have been far, far worse having lost those people (MY people, my family) and then had strangers abusing... Read More »

Adoptive Parents, what do you believe to be the biggest misconception about you/other Adoptive Parents?

Wow. Fantastic question. I would echo what the other APs have said on here.That we did something illegal or evil by adopting.That our motivations were either to be saviors, or to be trendy.That w... Read More »