Family Issues Are Hurting MeFamilyFamily Issues Are Hurting Me<div class="ExternalClass0915C04E9A6C4507B22BC7B758AA336E"><p>​I've been dealing with a lot of family issues and keep getting shut out and it's really hurting me<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassE18FB5AA56734880932C7C45250E4F7D"><p>​It's understandable that you would feel hurt if you are being shut out. Family issues can be distressing especially when you are handling them on your own. We are so glad you reached out for help.</p><p>It may be helpful to discuss how you feel with a parent or family member. This may be tough but often with the people we love, these situations are caused by miscommunication. Don't be afraid to ask for what you need. Here is a tip that gives step by step advice for <a href="/Pages/tip-how-to-talk-to-parents.aspx">how to talk to a parent</a> about serious issues. It can work for other family members as well. </p><p>Because family issues can cause stress we want to check in that you are taking care of yourself. When you feel like you need some relief, turn to coping skills. There are many different types depending on what you need. For example, when we don't feel heard it can help to journal. Because you know yourself best this is an article going over <a href="/Pages/tip-choosing-the-right-coping-skill.aspx">how to find what coping skill is right for you.</a> </p><p>Take care of yourself and reach out when you're ready to talk, </p><p>Amanda, Counselor<br></p></div>15

You don't have to face your problems alone!

Counselors are standing by.

Ways to Get Help