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needing to move out
I'm 19 and have been dreaming of moving out of a damaging and toxic environment also known as my household since I was like 12. However, as someone who's autistic and relies on benefits, has no support system and struggles with 'basic' tasks, it seems a lot harder to figure out and carry out this dream than the average person. I know moving out will improve my mental health, be one of the best things supporting my trauma healing journey, and be incredibly more suitable for my sensory needs. I'm not sure if this can even happen though, and I don't even know what kind of financial and disability support is out there for people like me, I've tried looking (even at supported living) but I guess I'm just horrible at figuring stuff out? I also don't have a family I can talk to about this if you can't tell haha. I am a University student but there's no student accommodation for the type of University I am with, I also have a young dog that I need to think about too. I've honestly been severely struggling but I don't know what I can share on here, but what I do know is that I need to get out of this household or I don't know how to 'continue'. It's so exhausting here. I'm getting desperate and have been thinking about moving out with a friend(s) which comes with it's own pros and cons. If anyone has any tips, it doesn't need to be about moving out- tips on how to cope with a damaged home until that moving day finally comes, is appreciated! This was more of a rant I guess sorry