Need help leaving an abusive relationship while pregnant with 2nd child!?

Im only 19 years old and Ive already heard it all about my age and stuff by now so you don't have to waste your time telling me. Thing is I left my boyfriend who was providing for me financially and am now living with my mother! I still feel like I NEED him! I mean how do i go about getting a job when I have no child care and Im already 20 weeks pregnant? I have my GED but not really any experience only 3 months of being a cashier! And i live in a predominately Hispanic neighborhood so speaking spanish is pretty much a must if you have no experience! Not only that but I also have no car or license and obviously cant afford to buy a car! I just feel like there is nothing I can do i tried looking for child care but I must be in school or work 20 hours a week! how am i to do that with no child care in the first place? I feel like ive dug this hole so deep there is no way out and I am starting to think I will just have to put up with my ex just to survive! I'm so scared and I just need help! I live in dallas so if you know of any places that help teen mothers get on their feet over here that would be wonderful! Thank you everybody for helping. I really need it I'm so overwhelmed right now with my highrisk pregnancy a son going through his terrible twos and now feeling like I'm putting more stress on my mother.

Asked By: Aphrodite - 3/31/2009
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Valerie do not going back to your Ex that is the worst thing you could do. Do you want your children to grow up seeing him be abusive to you? What if he ends up abusing them? If you have a son do you want him to think that the way his father is behaving is the ok way to treat a woman? If you have a daughter do you want... More
Answered By: Crucio - 3/31/2009
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Call WIK services. You're pregnant and they can help you with everything from food stamps, to formula, to child care, to helping you find a job placement agency. That is where I would start. Also, you ex should be paying child support. You don't have to be in an abusive relationship to get help!!! It is going to take... More
Answered By: quirky - 3/31/2009
Calm down and relax..You do not need to be in a abusive relationship..Start with your human resources office they should have programs to help you. Please please donot go back to him..You have options you just need to look for them..You can do this.
Answered By: shancaj33 Due Oct 21 :) - 3/31/2009
If you have a doctor or go to an OB clinic, talk to them there. They should be able to get you in touch with a social worker who can help you find some resources and child care. Good Luck!
Answered By: Cyndi G - 3/31/2009
just get a job 30 hours a week or so. everyone has to hit rock bottom at least once in there life to be strong. anyone can get through it... More
Answered By: Faith K - 3/31/2009
At least you were smart enough to get out. Nothing infuriates me more than selfish weak women who cannot "sacrifice" their "love" for an abusive man to protect their children. I lived in Texas a for a short while and from what I saw their health care system is good, you should be able to find support in many ways... More
Answered By: Lola - 3/31/2009
i dont live in the usa so i wouldnt be sure how things like that work there but if he was abusive your better off staying out of the relationship now that you have gotten away from it. its not a good situation to be having your child and a new baby around. you did the right thing by getting away from him. make sure he... More
Answered By: due baby no.1 in june :) - 3/31/2009
Do not go back to your ex. If he abuses you, he will also abuse your children, even if he hasn't yet... More
Answered By: My3Boys - 3/31/2009
you bein 19 should be the least of anyones worries kids are havin babies at 13. anyways you dont need someone who hurts you or your child. you do have the ability to get a job so just look. dont worry abhout child care until your actually about 8 months. youu can do it. stay strog and keep your head high
Answered By: nette<3 - 3/31/2009
WIC Website for texas Medicaid Website for texas This is wat you need Please don't stress Everything you feel your baby feels! and also visit for parenting info, like names Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Answered By: Ana M - 3/31/2009
You can do it... Don't worry about your mother, she'd rather have her family living safe with her than being knocked around by an abuser... More
Answered By: Ahimsa - 3/31/2009
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