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Depression

In September of 2018, my dad was diagnosed with cancer. He was told that he had two years to live. I started eating everything, and...

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I Have Depression, Self Harm, OCD and Delusions

I am 13 years old and I have been diagnosed with Anxiety, Depression and OCD. My psychiatrist thinks I have bipolar disorder, but...

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Out of Control Teenager

I am dealing with my out of control teenager. She is becoming disrespectful, talking back, not listening to orders or rules. She feels...

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Everything Happens For A Reason

Everything Happens For A Reason CONSIDER THIS: Having teen problems can make you feel negative and alone. You are smart for questioning...

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Stuff Happens

Hi. My story is messy and confusing, but I’ll try to summarize it as best as possible. My parents aren’t together and have...

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At a Crossroad of Life

I just got done with my graduate degree and I am planning to move overseas for my post grad education. It will be another 6 months until...

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Anxiety and Unmotivated

I’ve been struggling with anxiety and stuff lately. Also, I feel unmotivated to do anything.  I don’t even have the motivation to shower...

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Problems with Pity

My mum would always talk about how broke she was as I grew up. Yesterday, she told me how she hates that she’s living paycheck to...

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Terrible Relationship With My Parents

Hi, I am 16 years old and adopted and brought home as soon as I was born. It all started when I was about 13 or 14 years old. Fights...

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Uncomfortable and need to share

My dad has always said and done things to make me uncomfortable. He has threatened to get in the shower with me with our swimsuits on so...

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Messed Up Life

I am 18 years old, almost 19 years old, and my life is really messed up right now.  I’m depressed and suicidal. My parents yell at...

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I’m Always Upset

I’m always upset no matter who I’m with or how happy they try to get me. For no reason I can be enjoying myself and then the next thing...

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Out of Control

I’m 14; soon to be 15 years old. CONSIDER THIS: Not being in control of your own life can make you feel worried and confused. You...

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My Story😕

My story😕 CONSIDER THIS: Going through negative experiences as a teenager can make you feel unhappy and misunderstood. You are...

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My high school friend doesn’t like me

In high school I was friends with two girls who were very smart, pretty, and cool. I transferred to my high school mid sophomore year so...

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Want to do Therapy

I’m 16 and I want to do therapy. But I don’t know how much it is or if insurance covers it and I don’t want to ask my mom...

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Unfair diagnosis

I have DID (Dissociative identity disorder) and I told my psychiatrist but he doesn’t believe me and thinks I am faking it for fun and...

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Psychic gifts suck

I’ve been an empath for as long as I can remember. Some days I hate it. Today is one of those days. I work as an armed courrier...

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Physical Issues

Right now I have no idea what to do. My mind is racing and my left leg is tense. A month or two ago I w,as at a friend’s house. It...

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My Stay at a Mental Hospital

Hello, I’m a thirteen year old and I was admitted to KidsPeace about a month ago. My stay was only supposed to be for 72 hours but we...

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I don’t know what to do

I need advice. So very recently a close friend of mine was found murdered in her house, basically I don’t know how to deal with this or...

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I’m Gay

I’m gay. CONSIDER THIS: Being gay can make you feel alone and different. You are strong for accepting yourself as you are and for...

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Problems With Family Members

I can’t talk to my sister or mom about anything. They never make me feel like my opinion matters. Every time I try to tell them...

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Bullied at school

I like to draw, whistle, dance on my own time, play games, and I like to run track and field including cross country. Here’s my problem...

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In desperate need of help in my life

Here is my story/timeline over the course of the five years. During the fall after graduating from high school, I met this guy who I...

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Alone and Empty

I’m always alone. Every once in awhile I go through times where I just sit alone and cry. Everything comes out. I think about all the...

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Thoughts

Am I still okay? CONSIDER THIS: Trying to determine whether something you did was correct or if you are okay in general is viewed as a...

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Questioning

What to do? CONSIDER THIS: Being stuck between choosing  amongst multiple things and having to make a decision quickly can be difficult...

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Love

I am a 22 year old girl. I recently started talking to my first ex again. He was my first boyfriend, first love. I really loved him. We...

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Struggles

Struggles that make a journey. CONSIDER THIS: Everyone’s journey in life is different. However, something that we all have in common is...

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My Story

I am 19 years old with anxiety, depression and mild autism. I am in culinary school and in nursing school. I was adopted at age 7 and...

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How Do I Tell My Parents About the Love of My Life?

I want to get married to the love of my life but I feel as if my parents aren’t going to be accepting. How do I sit down with them...

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My Problem

Everyone else wants to kill themselves, but I want to kill everyone else. CONSIDER THIS: Having extremely negative feelings towards...

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Too much

Too much to explain. CONSIDER THIS: Overwhelming times in life can tend to leave you lost to where you cannot fully express how you...

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Losing control

I’m Insane and I’m losing control. I need help and don’t know where to find it. I don’t have time to go into...

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Too much

Too much to explain. CONSIDER THIS: Overwheming times in life can tend to leave you lost to where you cannot fully express how you feel...

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I Have PTSD and Life is Difficult

My sister was recently admitted and I miss her. Last night we had some issues and I watched my nightmare come true. I can’t get it...

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Lost

CONSIDER THIS: Feeling lost about something in your life can effect how you continue to go about your everyday. You are strong for...

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No longer sure what to identify as

My best friend and I (we’ll call her Emily) began dating a couple months ago. We met at the beginning of the school year...

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Boyfriend Problems

I haven’t been feeling like I connect the same way to my boyfriend anymore. I’ve been honest with him about how I feel and I...

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Mental Illness

I am 14 years old and I suffer with Manic Psychotic Disorder. It is similar to Schizoaffective disorder without the depression lows, and...

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How to help my girlfriend manage her parents

I don’t know whether I need help. This one is about my girlfriend and her mother. So basically, my girlfriend and I were living together...

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Thinking Too Deeply

A deep thought. One time I was lying down thinking about how the universe is infinite. I couldn’t wrap my mind around it. CONSIDER THIS...

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Lonely Girl

Hello. I have no friends. All of my friends only talk to other people from outside of class. I have no social media and I don’t have any...

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Hope

There is still hope! CONSIDER THIS: Having a positive mindset is key. Keep it up! Great things happen to those who believe and remain...

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Personal Issues

I told my partner that I’m into the whole BDSM thing. They were very weirded out by it and won’t talk to me about it. I feel...

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Is It My Fault?

In the beginning of my 8th grade year a lot of students transferred to my school. I made new friends but one sticks out. My friend...

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Overwhelmed and Confused

As an 8th grader in middle school I was happy nearly all the time, and made very fond memories in my free time. I was looking forward to...

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Cutting

 I used to cut a lot. I’ve cut it down, but it is still a problem.  CONSIDER THIS: Life is very tough and everyone goes through many...

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My Dog Has Life Threatening Issues

My dog of 7 years is getting old. He has an incurable disease and an infection. And I hate to see him suffer but I don’t want to...

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My Mother Bullies Me

My mother is asking me if I’d rather go to a boarding school instead of living with the family. To be sure, I could care less! But why?...

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I’m Scared to Tell My Mom About the Money I Owe the IRS

I worked two jobs the past year. One in the summer and one during the school year. I just spent my money to go on vacation with my...

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Laughed at for Dyeing Hair

I got laughed at because i dyed the ends of my hair purple. CONSIDER THIS: When people make fun of you for something about your...

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Sexual Trauma and abuse- looking for help

When I was in grade 7 I was friends with this boy and he would drag me away to hidden places in the school and grab at me and sometimes...

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My Mother Found Out I am a Lesbian

My mom found out I was lesbian. She now hates me and she wants to kick me out of the house. I’m scared and I don’t know what...

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I don’t want to be wanted.

I’m 17 and have social anxiety. I’m on medication for it, and I am very shy and awkward. When I was in elementary school, I...

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Why am I single?

February 14 is Valentine’s Day. My school is running rampant with love letters, roses, and candy to many people. My only problem?...

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Abuse and drug use

I am a 14 year old girl that gets high or trips on acid everyday to escape the pain and horror of my home life.Iits the only way to let...

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I’m lonely

Every Sunday night i feel like everybody hates me. i wanted to kill my parents because they are together and I feel lonely. I try not to...

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Abuse

Physical abuse & rape & experience. Consider  This: Thank you for starting a story on TeenCentral.  You have written a few words...

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Confused about life.

I don’t know what to do. I’m going crazy and no-one knows or cares. Not even me. Consider This: Thank you for writing at a...

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Life Is Crazy

Basically, I’m just at a loss. I’ve struggled with anxiety and depression most of my life. I told my parents I was gay last...

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Help Me

I need help… CONSIDER THIS: Needing help can make you feel desperate and alone. You are smart for seeking help for the problems...

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Attention

Everyone who knows that I cut usually thinks that I’m doing it for attention.  I don’t know how to convince them that I do...

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Who Should I Talk To?

I’m not suicidal, but I’m a senior in high school, and I’ve been having issues on and off with self harm since 8th...

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Finding the right relationship

I Dated this guy in high school. He was what I thought I wanted in life, Mr. Suave, Mr. perfect in my eyes. He was tall, Puerto Rican...

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Everyone Needs Friends

Friends are people who are always there for you when you need them. When I started high school, none of my friends were there. I waited...

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Trapped in Sadness

This year has been a little rough. I don’t know why because I know that I have a great life and all, but I have been really down...

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Anger Issues

I get so angry at everything, at everyone, at life. Tried punching things, other people, and myself, nothing works. I tried containing...

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I Don’t Like Life

I’ve wanted to kill myself for two and a half years, I still do. CONSIDER THIS: Having suicidal thoughts can make you feel...

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I’m Done

I want to die, life isn’t worth the effort. CONSIDER THIS Life is very tough and everyone goes through many times in life where...

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Bully Best friend – Who is the villain?

Maybe around a month ago, one of my best friends broke up with her boyfriend. He and I have always been friends, but we started talking...

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My Story…

My story is closely related to “I have too many problems”. It’s not the same but I am a 12th grader. I like a person...

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Sad Life

Sad life. CONSIDER THIS: Living a sad life can make you feel alone and discouraged. You are strong for persevering through your...

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I Have Too Many Problems

I have so many high school problems and I graduate in less than four months….. I messed up the last time I tried doing this. So...

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I’m Being Blackmailed into Having Sex

I just started college this fall. I’m currently at home, but I’ll be back on campus in a few days to begin the spring...

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I Want to Die

I actually feel like I want to die. All the time. Even when good things happen to me. And when I am sad, my mom acts so weird. Imagine...

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Disrespect to animals

Hi.My little brother is mean to my dog. Thank you for writing into Teen Central.  It can be disheartening to see someone be mean to an...

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Managing depression

Depression, an old friend Consider This: Thank you for writing your story on TeenCentral.  It is common to have some recurring episodes...

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My Problem Seems Like It Can’t Be Solved

It’s just something that can’t be fixed. CONSIDER THIS: Problems you believe you can’t fix can make you feel...

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Bad Relationship with Mother

I don’t know what to think or do about my mom and I’s relationship. CONSIDER THIS: When you have a negative relationship...

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Organizing the Closet

Okay, so I have a very long story. I honestly don’t even know where to begin. I’m basically a closeted, anxious, depressed person. I’ve...

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Feeling Depressed

I am sad. Consider This Thank you for sharing your feeling and reaching out to Teen Central.  When you are feeling sad, sometimes it...

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Not home for Christmas

Christmas in detention center. Consider This Although you are not home for Christmas, you can make the best of your Christmas in a...

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I Got in Trouble When It Wasn’t My Fault

I slapped a girl at my school because she pushed me. And now I’m in trouble for it. CONSIDER THIS: Being wrongly accused can make...

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My Mexican Parents

I’m the proud daughter of a Mexican couple. My mom and dad are happy and my family is… I guess we’re okay. Yeah. But...

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Life is Hard

A Long and Hard Path CONSIDER THIS: Enduring life’s struggles can make you feel tired of it all and depressed. You are brave for...

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I’m Unaccepted as a Muslim Homosexual

Hi! I’m 23 years old. I’m Muslim and I’m a homosexual.. I have crazy and rough conflict inside me. I want to speak up...

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sudden death of a close friend

I’m so depressed because one of my friends died.  It was like a shooting accident but this is killing me inside.  I need help more...

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I Want to Stay Out Late

I want to stay out late but my parents won’t let me. CONSIDER THIS: Wanting more freedom as a teenager can make you feel...

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Am I Crazy for Wanting to Do This for My Girlfriend?

I’m 16. My girlfriend (she’s 16 too) and I have been dating for a year. Both of us believe in saving sex for marriage. At...

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Depression

My life is horrible. I’m always sad and I don’t want to do anything besides lay in my bed in the dark. I feel like nobody...

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Weekend Trip Incident

My best friend and I are both 15/f. Last weekend, I went away with her and her family to their weekend home. It’s next to this...

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Teen Crush Help

I met this guy on a school trip and I immediately found him attractive.  He’s really good friends with my friends. I didn’t...

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Cold Sweat

I am nervous all the time. I walk around with cold sweat every day. It is uncomfortable and it is a terrible reminder of how...

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Telling Lies

I lie too much and I don’t know how to stop. It is a habit for me. I feel like it is a trait or skill of mine now. CONSIDER THIS...

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Bullied for Being Gay

I am always bullied for being gay and transgender by my mom and my classmates. It really stinks to be me, and I am always cutting or...

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Boundaries with brother

My twin brother and I are having a physical relationship. My brother and I are both juniors in high school, but have yet to go out on a...

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My Parents Fight a Lot

My parents have been arguing for ages. Last weekend they argued the most I’ve ever seen for them. Mum was out of control, slamming...

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I’m Into Girls and I’m a Girl!

Lately I’ve been feeling sexually or romantically towards woman. I can’t talk to my friends because they don’t support...

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I Think I’m Transgender and I Don’t Know What to Do!

All my life I felt that I was a male. It wasn’t just like a tomboy. It was all like I was a boy trapped in girl’s body. I...

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My Girlfriend Wants to Carry Someone Else’s Baby

So this is going to be a mess… but I need real help, something I can’t go to people I know about.  Basically, my girlfriend...

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My Girlfriend Spends Time with Someone Else

Today I was going to school as usual. I then realized that my girlfriend blocked everything. I searched and I realized that she was with...

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Bullied

  I was bullied in elementary school and middle school. I also lost my long time friends around grade 6. In grade 4, I was taunted...

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My Mom Abuses My Puppy

Why is my mom so strict with my puppy? CONSIDER THIS: Animal abuse can make you feel concerned about the welfare of your puppy. You are...

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Is This Confidential?

Can you please tell me if this site is confidential? CONSIDER THIS You pose a very good question.One that many other teens have asked...

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Dealing With Mental Health Issues

I’m pretty sure I have ADHD, severe depression, severe anxiety, bipolar, and a panic disorder, but every time I bring up any of...

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My Dad Feels Like I Don’t Respect Him

I recently got into an argument with my dad. Usually when we argue, I voice my opinion, but I don’t feel like I’m talking back. Usually...

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When You Like Someone

I don’t know if I like a boy. I recently went on a school trip to the Norfolk Broads and whilst I was there – I met two...

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When An Instructor Says Something Inappropriate

SAFE Halloween I have always been rather comfortable with my body. I don’t ‘show off’ or anything like that, but I don’t mind showing a...

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Crush

I don’t know if I like someone – help please! CONSIDER THIS  It’s not always easy to ascertain whether you genuinely like...

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Missing A Special Someone

You know when you think about their smile, and it seems to play back in your head in slow motion. I’m so sad. CONSIDER THIS: You...

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My Parent Problems

My mom and stepdad are fighting a lot. It happens almost every weekend. IT’S ABOUT THE STUPIDEST THINGS! I have two brothers (whom...

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I Feel Stuck in Negativity

I’m disgusting. Everyone is angry. I punched myself in the head again. CONSIDER THIS: Being negative can make you feel like you...

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When Life Gets Tough

Am I Just A Burden? My mom saw my cuts; she didn’t say anything. She acts like I’m okay but I’m not. My parents are...

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I’m a Boy But I Was Born a Girl

Hello, I have this problem that has affected me almost all my life. I’m a boy…but I was born a girl. That’s my...

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Engulfed in Sadness

Unfortunately, I’m back. I was doing alright for a while. I cut my thigh a little some time ago but the feelings quickly left. But...

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Would I Be Better Off Dead?

My brother went to residential and everyone is worried about him. Some people ask if I’m fine but what am I supposed to say? I say...

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The Shock of My Life

I am a 20 year old junior college football player and my ex girlfriend is a 18 year old college freshman at a school about 45 minutes...

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My parents are understandably mad at me as I’m going to Juvie

I’m a girl and I just turned 17. Several months back, I was responsible for a car accident that injured my best friend who was...

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Mom found cuts, I have no idea what to do

I am 16 years old and a female. I told my mom I was depressed since the 8th grade, I’ve been cutting since the 7th grade. But last night...

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I Think My College Roomate Doesn’t Like Me

I think my college roommate doesn’t like me. I’m a 4th year cross country runner. My old roommate went to study abroad this...

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I’m a Lesbian and My Parents Don’t Like It.

Okay.. so I came out to my parents as gay (lesbian) a few months ago. It didn’t go well at all. Now there’s a girl that...

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I Have Self-Harm and Depression Issues

Okay, so I’m not one to ask for help, I never have been. I have an “I can fix it, I don’t need help” type of...

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Getting Rid Of A Toxic Relationship

I used to have this girlfriend.. she was toxic in my mom’s opinion, and I am starting to see that she is. The thing is, I’m...

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Help? I’m Gay But I Might Be Into This Girl…

Basically, to start, I came out to my parents as gay a few months ago, and it didn’t go over well at all. It’s been a...

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Regrets

I came from a low income family and I have been peer pressured into doing things that I regret so much. Plus my uncle has a burning...

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Short Episodes

I’m 14 and I have noticed that I have been having frequent depressive episodes. They each range anywhere from 10 minutes to one...

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How to help a friend with anxiety

I have a boyfriend I love very much who has anxiety. Sometimes when we’re together or when we’re on the phone he will start...

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Dad Problems

My mom and dad are split-up and I haven’t been to my dad’s in around two months. I don’t really want to go over there...

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Thoughts of past are still difficult

It’s been about 10 years teen central, but here I am back at your site hoping you can give me some comfort in what feels like a...

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I Never Hated Him For It

Every couple has their fights and disagreements. My boyfriend and I dated on and off in high school. He had cheated on me once during...

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Confusion

Hello. I am 19 years old and I have been dealing with a lot of anxiety for a while now. I believe that my relationship is not going very...

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How to Help My Real Mom

I think she’s going through major depression and she or the family doesn’t have the money to see a doctor or help her see...

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Emotional Confusion

Entry #4 I feel like I write on here too much but its the only place besides my journal I feel safe to talk. Is it normal to be happy...

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I’m Gay and It’s Difficult for Me to Be Myself

I’m queer. I’m so queer and some of the people I love more than anything would never believe that there’s nothing...

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I’m Destroying Myself

I posted this past July but did it from a mobile phone, so I hadn’t seen that it had posted and gotten a response until today. But...

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No More Fight Left

My anxiety worsened back in May, after two really bad episodes of all day panic attacks triggered by caffeine. It has continued to get...

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I Don’t Know What To Do Anymore.

Viewers Beware! This is not for the faint of heart… I’m a 16 year old female who faced issues no other teen like me should...

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Relationship Advice

I need help. I’m 14-year-old and dating a 15-year-old guy. I’ve never met him because we live really far apart. We’ve said...

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Should I Confess My Feelings to a Coworker?

I’m 21, I work in a grocery store and since starting there, most of my coworkers know that I have a strong romantic/sexual leaning...

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How do I help?

I started a mental health awareness club to my school last year. I just learned today that our Dean’s son has committed suicide...

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What’s wrong with me?

Hello! I am here to try and get help. I am currently in middle school, it’s definitely not my problem but I think it’s...

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Pregnant with Twins at Fourteen

I’m 25 weeks pregnant with twin boys. I’m going back to school soon, and I’m so scared to go because my stomach is...

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Bad Relationship

I do not really know how to describe how I feel, but about a year ago I got into a relationship. The first night he stayed with me we...

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Skin Issues are Crippling my Life

This is kind of embarrassing to talk about but I have issues with my skin. No matter what kind of skin products I try, none of them seem...

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Self-Harm

I am constantly extremely anxious, periodically very depressed, and have been extremely suicidal but now I am rarely that severe. I have...

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Confused

So.. as a background, I struggle with anxiety and depression in general. I also came out to my parents as gay a couple months ago, which...

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Serious Depression and Self-Harm Issues

I’ve always had to battle depression. I started self-harming when I was 10. I stopped for a while then it got bad again, and now...

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Transgender

I am transgender and my dad is always mad about it. I cannot have any trans pride or flags even if I have trans friends and family. He...

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Financial Issues

Hi. My partner once stated that it is a boyfriend’s job to help her with money each month and I want to know if this is right or...

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Help when overwhelmed

I had the pills in my hand. This was a week ago. I didn’t really think it was a big deal. I was having a severe anxiety attack and...

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This is my Story

This is my Story!  I am a survivor. Some backstory my dad was never in my life he left when he found out my mom was pregnant. I was born...

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Helpless

helpless CONSIDER THIS There can be times when things do not seem to be going the way you would want them to and it can feel helpless...

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Lost….

Hi, I’m a 41-year-old mother of four kids.  My two oldest live in Upstate NY. With me are my two youngest who are 13 and 12 years old...

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A Downward Spiral

At 14 I experienced something traumatic— not that it was happening to me directly, I just happened to witness someone else’s...

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Overwhelmed by Depression

MY DEPRESSION IS RUINING ME. Consider this: You have incredible willpower for seeking help because depression can be a very painful...

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Relationship Issues

I am not sure whether I should be getting sex from my girlfriend or from other girls. My girlfriend and I haven’t had sex in...

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Life Struggles

I struggle with stress, anxiety, weight loss, and relationships. I’m here to help and find people that might be going through the...

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My Dad Is In Jail

So, my dad is in jail for child pornography. I feel like my girlfriend deserves to know but I have no idea how to tell her. I’m...

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Alone

I have been having a hard time communicating with people at times I just want to be alone. When I am with friends and loved ones I...

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Family Situation

I am currently dealing with a complicated family situation. I am married and currently, my husband’s sister is staying with us due...

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Coming to Terms

I have been discovering who I am for all of my high school years. After a long, hard four years, I’ve finally come to terms with the...

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Dad Problems

I got mad at my dad and cut myself. My dad was saying rude stuff about my mom. Now its been about a month and I haven’t been to...

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Betrayed

One of my friends was bullying another friend by calling her names in front of her. So my other friend found out and told me to threaten...

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I Might Be Non-binary

Hi! I’ve recently come to terms with the fact that I might be non-binary. On one hand, I feel legitimately relieved that...

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Making Mistakes Around My Crush

  TeenCentral Stories : Entry # 502    show empty fields I have a problem. Whenever I like a boy, and we start to become friends, I...

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My Best Friend is Having a Hard Time

My best friend has trouble handling his emotions. He fights with his parents and siblings frequently. When this happens, he calls me for...

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Confused

Well.. Right now I’m just absolutely confused. I somehow managed to get up the courage to come out to my family as gay last month...

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Abuse

When I was a kid, my mother met this guy and she ended up marrying him. He was super nice to me, gave me gifts and he loved me. Around...

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I Need Help to Stop Cutting

I need help to stop cutting. I have been doing this for a few years now and my legs and one arm are covered. I have depression, anxiety...

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Relationship Trouble

I became friends with a senior at my university a few months ago. For the past 3 months we have been talking every day and spending a...

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Friends Drama

I do not know what to do. I know these two people in school who I consider my friends but, I’m pretty sure they do not consider me...

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The Worst Breakup

I had the worst breakup of my life. CONSIDER THIS: Experiencing a bad breakup can be extremely challenging. It is often hard to process...

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Teenage Sadness

I’m 14 years old and I’m not as happy as I used to be. Two years ago my mom, my brother, and I had moved out of the house...

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Depression and Anxiety Issues

Hi. I have some depression and anxiety issues, as it has been said by my counselors, I think. Either way, my parents recommended I try...

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Arachnophobia

I have arachnophobia which seems to be getting worse everyday. I check the corners of my room every two seconds to see if any spiders...

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Living With Bipolar

I’m fourteen years old and I have bipolar disorder. I also have severe depression and anxiety. My mom has tried to help, but she...

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Mental Issues?

Mental issues? My boyfriend and I have been together for a year and 2 months.  We haven’t had sex. I am a 19 going on 20 year old...

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Relationship Problems

For the last 20 days I have been in a committed relationship. However, we keep fighting a lot. Sometimes we fight over the dumbest...

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I Was Betrayed By a Close Friend

I was betrayed by a close friend days ago. It hurts a lot and I feel like I want to die. CONSIDER THIS: Feeling betrayed by a close...

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My Crush

I have been crushing on this guy at my university for 2 months now. A few weeks ago I texted him and we became friends. It started off...

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I Would Like To Start By Sharing My Insecurities

Hello, I would like to start my story by sharing my insecurities. I tend to self sabotage anything that I’m working towards.  I...

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My Mom is Having an Affair

I know it’s probably none of my business but I caught my mom out on a date with another guy. I went to the mall with my friends and...

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Period Cramps Make Me Breathless

Hi, I was just wondering if this is normal or if I should get it checked out. When I’m on my period my life revolves around it. I...

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Last Month I Came Out As A Trump Supporter

Last month I came out as a Trump supporter.   I was bullied and called a rascist because I go to a mostly black school.  I am 14 and I...

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My Sexuality Has Been Haunting Me

Hi, my sexuality has been haunting me for the past months. It is a whole lot of pressure when you (WANT) to tell your parents the you...

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I am 13 Years Old and I Am FTM Transgender

I’m 13 years old and I’m FTM Transgender, but that’s not the big deal of this story. When I was 10, I was sexually...

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Feeling Misunderstood and Having Issues With Stepdad

I need help! I just recently got into an argument with my stepdad. I also just got discharged from KidsPeace, and I am currently at a...

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Please Help Me

Hi, I was in KidsPeace 7 years ago. They helped me with my problems. I think I have a new mental problem everyday. When I go out, I...

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Helping Others

I want to be able to help people. I have gone through a lot of difficult things throughout my life, and I am thinking about starting a...

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I Need To Talk To Someone About Bettering Myself

I need to talk to someone about helping to better myself when I get angry.  I recently just got into an argument with my stepdad and...

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Single Mom Struggling with Daughter Harming Herself

I am a single mom blessed with twins. They are 13 years old. My daughter is cutting herself and I need help!! CONSIDER THIS It is very...

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Dealing With Low Self-Esteem

Hi, I’d like to talk to someone about some problems I’ve been having. I have really awful self esteem, and I’ve had...

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Prank Calling My Crush

I am 21 years old and my crush J is 22. J and I have never met. He is a senior at my university and I initially thought he was very hot...

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Crushing on an Older Boy!

Help! I have been crushing on this boy 2 years older than me for a while now. I’m 15 and he’s 17, but he’s turning 18...

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Young and Confused
Young and Confused

I am in a predicament, and I don’t know what to do. I work with this gentleman who is 65. He has a wife and a family. He is also a very...

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I Have a Little Problem

Hi, I haven’t used this website in a while and I  have a little problem.  My ex that I had dated for almost 2 years came back into...

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Crushing On A New Friend

I am not doing so well in college so i started getting help from a senior. After my exams ended I invited the senior  to a concert/...

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Failing Medical School

I have always been a good student but for the past few years in medical school I have been failing the same exams twice and I just gave...

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Need help with comforting friends after a loss

So recently (within the past two weeks) I’ve had three close friends each lose a grandparent. I know each of them were very close...

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Parents can’t know my Passion

Why can I just be myself?  So a few years back I came out as Transgender going from female to male. So at first my parents didn’t...

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Fire and PTSD

Hi, I’m 14, and I thought about running away. I think I have PTSD; I don’t fully know. My mom thinks I don’t but...

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Abused At Young Age

I was abused starting at around age 2 until about three years ago. I was more mentally abused than my brother, who was slammed against...

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My Runaway Day

I have been well past my teens since the 70s. Since then, I’ve become a wife, adoptive mother, foster mother, foster-to-adopt...

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Tell me about SEX!

OKAY! I AM LEGALLY 18 AND NOBODY HAS TALKED TO ME EVER ABOUT SEX! I AM FRUSTATED AND I DON’T WANT TO FORCE ANYONE SO I WANT TO...

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Abortion and Moral Obligations
Abortion and Moral Obligations

So, about a week ago, I made a mistake.  I partook in intercourse with my girlfriend, completely unprotected. I did withdraw, but these...

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What Does It Mean to be Bisexual?

I’m 13, and have always liked boys, and  last year, I made a friend, by the name of “Jill.” Jill was in my gym class...

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The Downfall, Trigger Warning

Okay, so it all started when I was 12, maybe even 11. I was young, and I didn’t know what was going on. I started feeling sad...

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Feeling tired

It all started when I was 12, maybe even 11. I was young, and I didn’t know what was going on. I started feeling sad quite a lot...

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New Step-Dad getting too close, I’m scared.
New Step-Dad getting too close, I’m scared.

It has been 2 months and I’m suffering and this happened on the day of when the Eagles won their first super bowl in history. My mom...

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Adopted but where’s my mom?

I was adopted. I was born into foster care. I would spend 3 months with my mom and then 3 months with foster parents. I never got to see...

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Happy to be adopted but something is missing.

I am adopted I like my new parents but miss my birth parents. What should I do? Consider This: Missing your birth parents after being...

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Coming out as lesbian

I came out..Yeah! That’s what most people think. It’s actually the way opposite. People find out and abandon you to be...

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Self-Harm, Self-Neglect, What’s Next?

I am struggling with self-harm. I have been starting to self-neglect recently and feel like I just need to end it, but at the same time...

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Aromantic or Used to Neglect?

I’m going to be 20 this year and I’ve never had a boyfriend. Being in a relationship has been something I’ve longed...

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Marriage coming up for work friend

I’m friends with a work friend for about a year. She is having her wedding soon, however she asked if I could come and I said no...

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Living Without a Father

It is hard not having a father figure in my life, but I have an amazing mom. It is hard sometimes because all of my friends have fathers...

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Letter

My mom found a letter I wrote to my friend.  I’m scared she’s going bring it to the counselor because the counselor...

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Act or Fact?

There is a classmate I’m worried about in school. She has changed since last year which we are all okay with but, I feel as if...

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My Dad is Going to Lose His Job Soon

Hi, I’m a 13-year-old girl and I have a sister who is 11 years old. We are having hard times….because my Nana is waiting to...

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Confused About My Girlfriend

I’m confused. So I’m 19, my girlfriend is 18. Today me and my girlfriend had an argument, Yet I don’t know why it became an...

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Heartbroken

I love this boy. We have been best friends for around 8 months, and we have been together for a little while. Recently, he texted me and...

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My Depression is Controlling me

Please tell us more about your problems with depression.  We want to help, but would like you to share your story with us. If you are...

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Problems with PTSD

I have PTSD from being sexually abused as a younger child until I was removed from my family’s care. I have been in therapy for...

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I Was Date Raped

I was date raped 4 years ago and it still haunts me. CONSIDER THIS Having any part of yourself violated is hard to overcome in any...

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Will I feel special again?

I need help now please. My dad has lied to me; I do not know what to do, should I retry getting help? Or should I just move back to my...

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What to Do?

I’m a 15-year-old female, and I’m having some trouble with a couple things. So about this time last year, I started falling...

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My Dad Lied to Me. What Do I Do?

I was in a full-time KidsPeace facility for a week, but I wasn’t ready to get out because I lied. My dad said if I lied that I...

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Coming Out

I am right now 13. I tried to tell my parents I was bisexual but, they didn’t believe me. They didn’t care. They told me...

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Harassment from Boys

So basically, for a while, I have been getting harassed by boys. I am a 16-year-old girl and boys tend to get attracted to me. However...

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Eating Disorders

Okay, so I’ve suffered with eating disorders for a long time, and I don’t like discussing it. But recently, I weighed...

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Juggling Responsibilities

I used to be a straight A student who loved school and life, but this year, my sophomore year of high school, things have not been...

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How would you handle this?

Hi, I’m a 16 year old girl and I have anxiety, depression and stomach issues. My stomach issues cause me to be sick just about...

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Active volcano

A year ago, I moved states and in with my dad. Being a female teenager, I had some issues with my mom. But I’ve always had issues...

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Confused About A Relationship

Confused. I love this boy. We have been best friends for around 8 months, and we have been together for a little while. Recently, he...

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Debilitating Fears of Being Cheated On

My boyfriend and I have been dating for about 2 years now, and it has been a very healthy, stable, and loving relationship. However, I...

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Period pains

I’ve been having period pains for many years. At first I thought my pain was natural and everyone experienced pain to the point...

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I’m a boy who loves makeup, but…

I’m a 16-year-old boy who loves makeup. I like to wear crop tops and I like to paint my nails. I made out with one of my closest...

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Frustrated with Parents Again

Ever since my parents found out that I cut myself, they haven’t let up on me at all. I am tired of them suffocating me and...

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First Sexual Encounter

I am a 15 year old male who discovered several years ago that I prefer to wear girl’s clothing including panties, dresses and...

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My Boyfriend Has Serious Issues

I am 13 years old and I have been in a relationship with someone for six months. He is my everything. We fight a lot and it isn’t...

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Anxiety and Depression

Hello, I am 13 years old and I have been in a relationship with this guy for 6 months. He is my everything. We fight a lot and it wasn’t...

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Help me stop my parents from hitting my dog!

Hi! I’m wondering how to stop my parents from hitting my dog. I try to talk to them but they start yelling back and saying that...

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The Boy I Love Is a Jerk

He said he changed, but he’s so mean to me. A year and a half ago we were together and it was nice. We weren’t official or...

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Molestation

When I was ten my elder brother who is two years older than me started molesting me. He would do it when I was asleep. At that time I...

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Unrequited Love

Besides all of my other problems like depression and anxiety, my main problem at the moment is relationships. I’m 17 and...

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Heart Against the Mind 

My best friend of 16 years ruined my first and only relationship because she was jealous even though she has a boyfriend. And she...

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I’m Losing My Mind

I’m losing my mind.I’m not thinking anymore about anything. Everything’s just a schedule, a program, a routine. I don’t think about what...

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I want to help her but she knows it all at 16

I want to help her but she knows it all at 16, she says she has no respect for anyone but old folks. Her behaviors require police...

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Is My Girlfriend Using Me?

I have a girlfriend who I have sex with once a month.  Every time we have sex she needs $100. She claims to be looking for a job, so she...

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Nobody likes me

My parents hate me. My mom constantly comments on my hair (it’s naturally curly) ,my acne, music taste, clothes, friends, grades, and...

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Discussing Contraception With My Parents

Hello, I’m 19 and I’ve had a few occasions before to have casual sex. I turned them down. Even if they were exactly what I...

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Boundaries

For a majority of my life, I have suffered from extreme anxiety and depression. Even though I have been blessed with a wonderful life...

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I Have Depression

I deal with depression and feel like the whole world is against me. A lot of the time when I feel sad or upset I want to hurt or kill...

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I Feel Hopeless

I don’t know this feeling I have right now. It’s almost as if all the feelings I’ve once bottled up inside of me are...

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Stressed out with suicidal thoughts

I am a very nice person who also happens to deal with extreme stress, anxiety, and feel hopeless about life. I really hate dealing with...

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Problems in High School

I am a very nice person who also happens to deal with extreme stress, anxiety, and hopeless about life. I really hate dealing with these...

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Difficulty with relationships

Hello. I was raped at the age of 6 and have been molested a few times by other men. I have a lot of trust issues with boys for those...

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Relationship trouble

Is it okay for sexual contact to occur between a 16 year old and 21 year old? I just want advice on this. I looked online to find out...

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Family Fights and Other Issues

When I was six my dad started doing drugs and left me. Now I live with my mom and step dad who fight. My mom is very close to leaving ...

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Not feeling accepted

Hi, It’s me again. Last night my mom called Crisis on me. She told me that I “broke her” and that she “is done...

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I survived a psychiatric hospital

Hi. I was in KidsPeace hospital for 98 days and 97 nights. After that, I was in a Residential Facility for 8 months. This was in 2015...

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Tired, Depressed and Anxious

I am an 18 year old girl who feels like the burden is always on me. I constantly think everything is my fault. My parents aren’t the...

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I Hate My Life

Sometimes I just want to die. I feel like no one likes me. School is just so stressful. My grandma just died and my life is falling...

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I Hate Myself

Hi, I’m 13 years old and I hate myself more than anything. My mom is mildly emotionally abusive(the last time she hit me was when...

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I Feel So Alone

Imagine waking up everyday to a world you try to love but it does not love you back. No matter how hard you try, the world just does not...

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Should I Tell My Roommate I’m Bisexual?

I’m a HS Senior and an in-the-closet bisexual. I’m going to college next year and I have to start connecting with people who are going...

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I’m in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship with Myself

I am in an emotionally abusive relationship with myself. At face value, I tell myself and everyone around me that I love myself...

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Relationships = Disappointment

I have never had a very good relationship with my mum. She would always let me down emotionally and say things that hurt me, and when I...

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Bad Breakup

I don’t really know if this problem qualifies, but I just went through a really, really bad breakup.I can’t stop crying and...

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My Sister is Physically Abusive

Hi. I live with an abusive family. My sister almost knocked me out and told me to kill myself. I told her I will kill myself because...

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I Suffer from Anxiety and Perfectionism

Hi. So I’ve been suffering from anxiety and perfectionism for the past 8-9 months or so. I’ve also gone vegan recently. This...

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My Boyfriend Drugged and Raped Me

I was in a relationship for over a year and a half and the break up was fairly normal. In March of this year, I found out that in...

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Struggling to recover from a sexual assault

I was in a relationship for over a year and a half and the break up was fairly normal. In March of this year, I found out that in...

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It’s on a Spectrum

I was born biologically female. However, most of my life I have been running from that fact. I was just one of the guys in elementary...

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I was raped.

Last December I was raped. He recorded most of it. I talked to him and I asked him why? He told me I was bugging out. Now I find out he...

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Cracking

School used to be fun. I’d go to learn; something I used to enjoy. I’d go to play music in band; something being ripped from me. The...

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Car Accident

I got into a car accident one year ago. It was my fault because I turned when I shouldn’t have. Apparently, the man I hit has...

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Band

So this year I joined high school band as a freshman. It’s been all fun and good, and it’s really the best part of school. I’m a part of...

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A Confusing Story

I don’t really know where to start… But I’ll try my best to say what I can. I’m not very good with words nor do...

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Things aren’t the same.

I’m almost always extremely busy, and usually, I can handle it. But recently, I’ve been feeling pretty terrible. Sometimes...

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Friendship

After my English class, I walk with my friend to her next class. I know she doesn’t like her math teacher so, I just made a joke...

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Bullying

In second grade, I was bullied by this one girl. She was really mean and would gossip about me. The girl lives a couple houses down from...

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What’s the point of life?

I want to die. Life is pointless. I can’t find a reason to live anymore. I don’t want to graduate or go to college or get...

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How Can I Keep Moving Forward?

I am in foster care and have been for three years. I take medication for depression. I am 14 years old. My dad abused me, my mom left...

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Having a really hard time trying to deal with dad’s ex who is still living in the same household.

Hi, I’m 13 years old, and you’re going to need some background information. My parents were divorced when I was around 2...

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Frustrated with Parents

Parents won’t let me be. I admit, I’m not the greatest person in the world, but my parents will not lay off me. Ever since...

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What’s Wrong with Me?

I’m so broken and I think I have been for awhile. I’ve been doing the long distance thing with my boyfriend while away at...

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We Need to Talk About Sex

My boyfriend and I have been together for a little more than a year but we have not had sex in the past three months. The very few times...

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Religion Was My Way Out

I was raised in a very strict religious household. Despite all that, my childhood was rough. Nobody would want to have the childhood...

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Boy Problems

I like my guy best friend, and I recently told him my feelings. He is now acting a little weird. I am not sure how to feel or how to...

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Doubting Myself

I have no idea where to start. I’m in a state of self-loathing. I hate where I am at in life and what I am doing. I am 19 and am...

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No Hope, Severe Anxiety and Depression

Hi, I’m seventeen and I have done nothing with my life for the past two years. I lost all my friends due to my sexuality so now...

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I feel crazy

I think I might have SAD as the annual depression is kicking in, and my grades are going to suffer if I don’t get it together...

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I JUST HATE MYSELF

I just hate myself so much. I’m a terrible person and I’ve been like this since I was quite young. My mother always calls me...

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Don’t Want to Care

My friend started dating a player from our school in December. He is a sexually active person. Before they started dating, he told my...

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Away From Home and Feeling Alone

So how do I start? I met my dad when I was 11. He kicked me out when I was 14. I met my mom when I was 15, but I have only seen her 3...

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I’m Not Normal

I am 17. I live with borderline personality disorder, eating disorders, multiple forms of self-harm, major depressive disorder, severe...

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I am learning to cope with mental issues.

I live with borderline personality disorder, eating disorders, multiple forms of self-harm, major depressive disorder, severe anxiety...

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