Dude, being 17 is a full time job all by itself, add the abuse stuff and you really go your hands full, but you know what, it is not the end of the world, it does get better, its a rough road for sure, but you can make it and your not alone anymore, you got us here, i been down the same road your talking about and you can make it and it will get better.
Keep breathing, dont let those clowns at school get you down, ok? they are morons.
I am glad you found this place, cus one of the biggee's to getting a grip on this stuff is being able to talk about it, this is a good place.
All we really have to do is just keep talking.
Your gonna make it Michael, and we are all gonna be there with you.
I asked him about this law he spoke of, he said,,, *watch* he then asked the others to share about their lives,,, the others talked of how things were for them, how things worked in their lives,,, and as they believed, it was so.