Kristen - posted on 01/09/2013 ( 3 moms have responded )
I am 24 years old and have auspergers syndrome. I am very confused about alot of things that go on around the house with my parents. I feel as I cannot express how I am feeling at times due to my disability. When I do try to express how I am feeling, sometimes my step-dad lashes out at me verbally by swearing at me, I have talked to him about this several times and told him that I donot appreciate how he is acting toward me at all. Just Sunday, I was commenting about a show on tv that I had planned on watching that night, I was amazed that some were teens dealing with weight issues, this was the biggest loser btw. He then commented 'ya know what you are going to end up like that if you don't stop eating all the junk that you eat. The next time you get a regular pop i'm going to dump it out and you are not going to get any of it.' I did not know at all how to react to this without causing major stress for both him and me. Then he went on comparing me to a 4 pack a day smoker he said 'you know if the smoker only cut down to 3 packs a day he would still be harming himself now wouldent he?' I responded 'yes he would, but it's difficult to stop smokeing, he may be working on doing this' attempting to compare myself with the regular pop that I like to drink. After we got done doing what we needed to do in the morning and after eating out, we needed to go fill the gas tank in the car. He went in to pay for the gas, and came out to the car and gave me a Venom Energy drink....yet again i donot know how to respond to this at all. I would like to know what I need to do here to keep my relationship with my parents good, and posiably repair it so that we can get along without having these fights all the time.