Help for 24 yo with auspergers syndrome

Kristen - posted on 01/09/2013 ( 3 moms have responded )

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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.

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Kristen - posted on 01/20/2013

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the same shit happened again this weekend when i went to ask mom about her heart appointment. he thought it would be funny to make it seem worse than it truely was....not remembering that I used to have the same thing as her....and basicially made me very pissed. I cannot keep going through this crap every day any longer....I just need to have some help on what to do and all....

Kristen - posted on 01/20/2013

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the problem is they cannot evean go 15 minutes without not fucking yelling at me like i'm a baby

Juliannemarie - posted on 01/10/2013

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He's abusing you. This is not right. You do not deserve to be treated this way. Your 24 years old, you don't need to live with them. Yes aspergers sucks, but its not something to use as an excuse. I have aspergers and I don't live with my parents, I have 2 children of my own . I live a very productive life. You need to overcome your disability. Stop using it as an excuse and go through the proper procedures so you can take care of yourself.

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