TeenHelp
Support Forums Today's Posts

Get Advice Connect with TeenHelp Resources
HelpLINK Facebook     Twitter     Tumblr     Instagram    Hotlines    Safety Zone    Alternatives


You are not registered or have not logged in

Hello guest! (Not a guest? Log in above!)

As a guest on TeenHelp you are only able to use some of our site's features. By registering an account you will be able to enjoy unlimited access to our site, and will be able to:

  • Connect with thousands of teenagers worldwide by actively taking part in our Support Forums and Chat Room.
  • Find others with similar interests in our Social Groups.
  • Express yourself through our Blogs, Picture Albums and User Profiles.
  • And much much more!

Signing up is free, anonymous and will only take a few moments, so click here to register now!


Rape and Abuse If you or someone you know is being abused in any way and you need support or advice, don't hesitate to reach out to us here.

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  (#1 (permalink)) Old
Magic. Offline
Member
I've been here a while
********
 
Magic.'s Avatar
 
Name: Poppy
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Location: Brisbane

Posts: 1,441
Join Date: January 16th 2009

Advice please ... - August 6th 2011, 11:30 AM

OK so I'm not willing to go into what happened, I've only told very few people and that was hard enough, and I don't think posting details here will help.

Basically my dilemma is I have a course at uni called Sexuality, Gender and Society, which is for my psych course and is heaps interesting. However there is a subject that will arise in lectures and the discussion tutorials which I don't know if I can handle. Basically it's the view of the llaw on abuse etc, and whether it's evolutionary / some men can't help it etc.

Now I can skip the lectures as they aren't compulsory, but our tutorials we have to attend for a large part of our overall grade. And it's a much more in depth discussion with 20-25 people. I know that most people will shoot down the arguement because it's absolute cr*p, but I still don't think I can be there.

How can I approach my tutor and excuse myself without having to explain it to him? I spoke to my best friend who knows and he thinks they'll say it's my fault for not looking more into the course first - but these details weren't available until after I enrolled. He wanted to phone the uni and ask them about it and offered to talk to my tutor, but I think I have to deal with this myself, as I can't have him fight all my battles ... I just don't know what to say without saying too much / crying like an idiot. Help?


You can't move mountains by whispering at them.

Take a look at my art here:
http://attemptedart.tumblr.com/
   
Closed Thread

Bookmarks

Tags
advice

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




All material copyright 1998-2019, TeenHelp.
Terms | Legal | Privacy | Conduct | Complaints

Powered by vBulletin®.
Copyright ©2000-2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search engine optimization by vBSEO.
Theme developed in association with vBStyles.