Stories

Change

My best friend and neighbor can’t stand my boyfriend. She is always against him, and later she just stopped talking to me. We’ve been living like this since she moved in next door five years ago. We are the same age; friends between 14 and 16...

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Crush

I knew this boy; let’s call him Tom. Tom and I were best friends and we were really close. He was really sweet. If I was ever sad, he would do anything to the best of his ability to make me happy. We always had jokes with each other. We sat...

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I Got Help

When I was in treatment, it really helped me out because they taught me how to control my feelings and taught me coping skills. CONSIDER THIS: Admitting that you needed and received help can cause a lot of anxiety. It takes a very strong person...

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Thinking about Suicide

Well, here’s my story. I’ve been struggling with suicidal ideation for about eight years and I’m always in and out of the hospital. I want to change but it’s hard when I’ve been cutting myself for years, so my...

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This Is Me

I am a young mother struggling with not feeling pretty enough because how my body looks. I recently had a son and I had to get him surgically removed; it’s called a C-section. I had a big, huge belly that is now half-way down but it hangs...

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Self-Harm and Self-Hate

I’m 14 and I have been self-harming for three months now after I found out my best friend was raped. What do I do? My self hate is overpowering me. I don’t know what to do… CONSIDER THIS: Harming yourself can make you feel alone...

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Trying to heal

I am 14 and I’m in 9th grade, and  I struggle with self harm and anxiety. I have been self harming since July. It started when I found out my best friend was raped by her mom and step-dad. It took an emotional and physical toll on me.  I am...

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