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I Want My Parents To Believe Me
Hello, I'm Evangeline. I'm almost fourteen and I think I need help with my anger issue problem. I've been researching symptoms and taking tests and reading people's personal stories about anger and I know that I need to tell my parents.
But I don't think they're going to believe me.
One time, my sister and I were arguing and my mom just said, why don't you understand each other, and I told her it was the anger issues. But she just brushed it off and said things like, "You can control it," and "That’s not your problem, and you don't have issues, I mean, I get angry too!"
The problem is I know I have anger issues, especially of late, because I'm always yelling at my sister and insulting her and I've come very close to hitting her a lot of times. I also keep screaming in frustration, getting really impatient and emotional, hitting my hand against my bed frame and stress eating snacks a lot.
How exactly do I tell my parents that I have anger issues? How do I make them believe me and understand the fact that I need them to know about this so they can understand and help me? (Not exactly therapeutic help, it could be anger release exercises).
I really want them to know because I tell them everything and keeping something as big as this is going to hurt a lot.