Menu Close

Is it OK to not talk to your parents?

Is it OK to not talk to your parents?

This may be a good thing — your parents are willing to try to develop a healthy relationship! But not talking to a parent does not often last forever. You can use this to soothe yourself if you feel bad about it, but you should also keep it in mind if you initiate contact and end up regretting it.

Why am I scared to talk to my parents?

Talking to a parent about mental health can be scary for a number of reasons. Many people report being afraid to tell their parents because they do not want to upset them. Sometimes we don’t understand where troubling feelings or thoughts are coming from and feel guilty for having them.

What should you avoid when talking to your parents?

When you talk to your parents, avoid telling them what your best friend’s parents allow or what they let your sister or brother do several years ago. Avoid threatening them, and keep the talk on a personal, caring level. Be sensible and even-tempered .

What should I do if my mother won’t listen to me?

Please talk to your school psychologist and maybe even speak to your mother about seeing a therapist so that you can deal with your depression and frustration. You need a safe place where you can talk about yourself and not get yelled at or judged. I wish you luck and courage.

What to do if your parents say no to therapy?

You NEED help, and they said no!?!? Then go over them. Go to your school, and talk to your counselor, and they WILL get you set up in the proper care you need, whether your parents like it or not. This is not a game, and they don’t get the luxury to say no, even your life is on the line. There is a way to still get help.

How to get your parents to let you do anything?

To convince your parents to let you do anything, you’ll need to craft a strong case for the activity in question before even approaching them, then ask about it in a calm, polite tone when your parents are relaxed and able to listen.