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Do I have a family problem?

If you answer yes to two or more of the questions below, you should talk to someone you trust about your family problems like a teacher, school counsellor or health care professional. You can also email us at help@covenanthouse.ca. We will reply Monday to Friday, 9 to 5.

1. Is your parent (or caregiver) too demanding?
2. Does your parent put too many limits on you?
3. Do you feel your parent doesn’t understand you?
4. Do you trust your parent?
5. Can you depend on your parent for your emotional and physical needs?
6. Is your parent’s use of alcohol or drugs out of control?
7. Is your parent the victim of verbal or physical abuse?
8. Is your parent verbally or physically abusive to you?
9. Are you angry towards your parent?
10. Do you feel violent towards your parent?

(Note: This quiz is not meant to replace a professional assessment. It is only meant to give an indication of a possible problem.)


Dealing with family problems
Different kinds of family problems