Wow she f**king sucks. You know you can do it. f**k her.
Quoting saageex3:" Okay so I just started college on Tuesday. I had dropped out of high school and gotten my GED and there ... [snip!] ... am doing financial aid under me, so it's not an issue of her being afraid that she is paying for something I will just "leave.""
My mom has pretty much insinuated the same. I'm finishing up my first year in 2 weeks so boo on her. :P
It's discouraging but I've never had encouragement from my parents for almost anything so it's old hat to me. I get my encouragement elsewhere.