Please, please, if u are of a sensitive nature, do NOT read the following, contains graphic content that can be disturbing, it was for me when I had to read it.
Whether or not a parent has some sort of mental illness from depression to schizophrenia to bipolar disorder, most are not even given a chance of trying to be a parent to their baby. The DCF swoops on in like buzzards on a dead body (sorry for the image lol) and takes the baby based on the fact the mom might have had a court ordered or went by choice to the mental hospital to get help. I have been taking a course in college in the social work area and this topic came up in class. While there has been many cases on TV on the "dangers" of being a mentally ill mom like the Susan Smith thing, or the mom who drowned her child or whatever the media wants to spin that story at the time, teenage mom have a greater chance of getting rid of the baby, or abusing that baby, or killing her baby. There hasa been 40% more abuse cases with teenage moms then with the mentally ill mom. It for some reason not widely reported like it is for the mentally ill moms. I had to read a case on a 5 month baby girl that was viciously abused by her teenage dad and mom and I think the uncle too. The dad was throwing the baby to the ceiling and letting her fall back to to the floor. Then she was sexually abused!!!!!!!!!! I thought I was gonna throw up when I saw what the baby looked like, but I started to cry and left the class and went home and hugged my dd for a VERY long time. There was so many other stories on what teenage parents are capable of. Why??? I know humans are the most violent species in the world, but I never thought one can subject such an innocent human to thaty level of pain so early. I will not say what the medical examiner found when she got the baby on her table, that is what made me so ill and start crying. The grandparents of the 5 month old knew whaty was going on and said nothing. The place where the baby is resting was decorated by the town's people until the family put up a fence around the baby headstone and now all its there is trash. The parents didn't even have 1 pic of the baby smiling or playing. I really hope someone leaked t it to the prisoners about what dad did and he gets a taste of whats it like to have been forced into something. I would have no problem at all torturing those parents until they beg me to stop, then I would shoot the dad to ensure he can never reproduce again and the mom either. I have no problem being the judge, jury and the executioner. BTW, neither parent has a history of being mentally ill. I am soo sorry if I upset anyone, but we need to get more info, more resources, more awarenss of the topic of teenage parents, and to stop thinking about the teenager just being a 'baby' herself, and treat them as an adult. They made the adult decision if having sex therefore they should be treated as such. What do u all think??
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