Case Example: Robin
“What happens under this roof – stays under this roof.” That was the cardinal rule of our household. I hope my family forgives me for sharing a little about our story.
My name is Robin.1
I am 16 and the oldest of four siblings. My siblings and I are very close – I think it is because we have to be. You see, my parents never really got along. Sometimes their fighting got pretty scary. Even the kid next door once said, at the bus stop of all places, that she could hear my mom and dad fighting all the way from inside her bedroom. I never did like that kid. So, when my parents finally told us they were getting a divorce, I was actually excited. I thought things would get better, but things just seemed to get worse …