March 8, 2021 in Stories

Feeling Disconnected in Family

I lived with a narcissistic single mother for the first decade of my life. My brother rescued me from that situation, and he and his girlfriend raise me now. She…
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March 7, 2021 in Stories

My Sister

My sister and her husband raise me. I love them both dearly, and I'm very extroverted so I need to spend quality time with them to feel love. But it…
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March 6, 2021 in Stories

Close to Having an Eating Disorder

So this is going to be short because I hate typing things out. I was recently told I was so close to having an Eating Disorder. Anorexia to be exact.…
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March 6, 2021 in Stories

My Dog Rosie

My dog rosie my grandpa has been abusing my dog and it hurts me every time he does it makes me start crying he keeps saying that she is going…
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March 4, 2021 in Stories

Nobody

My mom hits me so hard that I bleed, I bled from her beating me with a stick. I got hit so hard and she threw my phone, All I…
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March 3, 2021 in Stories

Something Happened One Day

I FARTED... One day I was walking and then I felt something. I realized it was a fart so I ran home and went to the restroom. FIRST THING'S FIRST...…
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March 3, 2021 in Stories

Emotional Abuse Confusion

I used to cry. I cried at a beautiful sunset, I cried from a sad song, I cried at the end of a long book or movie. I can’t remember…
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March 2, 2021 in Stories

I Now Feel Happy

When self-isolation first started due to Covid-19 I did feel in a sense that I was lonely. I was always on the run to do something if I was at…
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March 1, 2021 in Stories

Gave In To Peer Pressure

I sent a picture of my below the belt. I gave into peer pressure and want be a good woman and yes I had feelings for this guy but it…
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March 1, 2021 in Stories

A Guy That Knew My Father

I’ve been texting a guy that knew my father when he was alive. He died 5 years ago. Yes I know I'm emotional mental gifiing and accept that 5 years…
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February 26, 2021 in Stories

My Life

When I was born the doctors notice a ball of mass of my back with was cancerous which was weird because it's more likely to be diagnosed in elderly people.…
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February 26, 2021 in Stories

Abused and frightened

My mom never was the women to hit or yell at me often, but ever since 2019 she started hitting me and yelling at me more each day and I…
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February 25, 2021 in Stories

My stepdad never let’s me do fun stuff

Hello, I'm a pre-teen who wishes he didn't have a stepdad. My stepdad never let's me do fun stuff. I know it may sound dumb but cause of the pandemic,…
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February 25, 2021 in Stories

Bullied and hate going to school.

I really hate school. People keep telling me just concentrate, but I can't concentrate knowing that while I am stuck on the first question, my friends will be playing video…
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February 22, 2021 in Stories

Alone and Scared

Help. I'm going to be alone. My partner of 3-4 years is leaving me. I have no real friends as I am quite shy, so I mainly spoke to her…
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February 21, 2021 in Stories

Is It OK to Want to Self-Harm?

Hi I'm the girl from the story “A Lot Has Changed”. I'd like to ask if it's ok to want to self- harm. I've done it before, but since my…
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February 21, 2021 in Stories

I Think I’m Trans

Hello. This is my first time here but I wanna say everything to somebody. I was born being a boy. Since I was little I always played more with girls…
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February 19, 2021 in Stories

I’m Floating

School is taking everything out of me and I don't know what to do. I used to love school, especially given that I was a good student who did well.…
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February 19, 2021 in Stories

My Mom Hits Me

If I take my phone without asking I will get hit one time. When my room was not clean my mom beat me and I could feel my bones coming…
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February 19, 2021 in Stories

Eating Disorder?

Hello, I went through something that made me feel down every day. I didn't know what to do about the situation but ever since I got out of it I…
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February 17, 2021 in Stories

Help me

Hello. I'm the girl from the "I'm bored" story. Ya'see, I talked to my teachers and they said me that maybe I'm like super-intelligent and that it will be normal…
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February 16, 2021 in Stories

I’m so grateful

Thank you for replying. I was very anxious about your reply since I hadn't written in a while. (this may seem over the top) but I cried when I read…
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February 15, 2021 in Stories

A Lot Has Changed

Hello it's been a while (like since early 2020).  I used to write to you ALOT.  And I want you to know your replies keep me alive and helped me…
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February 15, 2021 in Stories

How Do I Stop?

How do I stop? I recently started school again, and on the very first week, I collapsed. I had experienced anxiety attacks before, but this one was a completely different…
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February 8, 2021 in Stories

My depression…

My depression... Welcome to Teen Central!  We are so glad that you found this community designed for young people dealing with tough issues like depression.  We encourage you to spend…
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February 7, 2021 in Stories

I Hate It Here

My dad is all about the bible. He loves his God more than anything in the ENTIRE world, which means he HATES gay, transgender, lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, queer, all of…
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February 6, 2021 in Stories

I’m bored…

I feel bored all the time. I just cannot find a way to feel entertained. I don’t know. The thing I hate mostly is school because it’s very easy and…
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February 6, 2021 in Stories

My mum wants us to move …

My mum wants us to move to a very distant city in summer. I lived in the same place since I was 3 years old, and now I am 13.…
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February 5, 2021 in Stories

School is Boring Right Now

"School is boring right now." WAYS TO HELP YOURSELF Thank you for writing in to our Teen Central Community. It sounds like you are having a rough time with school…
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February 5, 2021 in Stories

I’m lonely, sad and a little depressed…

My mom and dad and sister have been fighting for months about my sister breaking the rules. My sister has had a hard life and almost everyone has given up…
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February 2, 2021 in Stories

So, I recently came out to my mom…

Hey,  I’m 13 but I came out at 12 and I just turned 13. But anyway I’m black, African-American and its different ‘cause, no racism but, white parents make this…
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February 2, 2021 in Stories

My sister is 18 and is going to leave soon…

My problem is that she had so many arguments with my parents and they are happy she’s leaving. My mom especially. The other day I went to mom and I…
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February 1, 2021 in Stories

My Mom is Mistreating Me

Hi, I just became an early pre-teen and my mom always yells and hits me for the little things I do.  My step dad doesn't do anything about it.  Just…
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January 26, 2021 in Stories

Help

My mom is going to beat me today help FIND YOURSELF SOME HELP: Thank you for reaching out to Teen Central. You are not alone and your safety is vital!…
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January 22, 2021 in Stories

I’m thinking about killing myself

I really have no other option. My friends are fake. One of them called me a rat because I was hanging out with my other friend. The one that called…
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January 19, 2021 in Stories

Coming Out To My Mom

So I’m a 13 year old girl who’s about to be in 8th grade in a couple of months and I am a lesbian. I found out I was lesbian…
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January 19, 2021 in Stories

Spiraling Out Of Control

Hello, I’m a 15 year old girl from the US that has been experiencing trouble lately. I’m not the type of girl to feel emotions deeply but lately things have…
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January 18, 2021 in Stories

Secret Admirer pt. 2

So the guy who wrote the letter came and told me and of course I told my best friend. Also it wasn't her BF. I have decided that I value…
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January 18, 2021 in Stories

I Hate Online School

I hate lockdown because I'm only 1 year away from my exams. I can’t learn anything. I feel so stupid because I usually get straight As. All my friends are…
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January 17, 2021 in Stories

My Mom Wants to Help, But…

My mom wants to help pay my tuition. It seems like a no-brainer to say yes, but I don’t even know her financial situation. I’d feel uncomfortable taking from her…
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January 17, 2021 in Stories

I messed up

I’ve done it again.  I messed up. HELP YOURSELF: Welcome to Teen Central!!!  It sounds like your struggling with your feelings.  Give yourself credit for having the courage to look…
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January 15, 2021 in Stories

Secret Admirer

So my life is crazy. I got a secret admirer note and I'm pretty sure that its my friend. Anyway, he dated one of my other friends in the past…
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January 15, 2021 in Stories

My Life Is a Mess

I'm 13 years old and I need mental help. My life is a mess. My mom hits me, my dad says I'm arguing with him whenever I disagree with him…
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January 15, 2021 in Stories

My Mom Hits Me With a Belt

My mom hits me with a belt and she wont let me live with my dad.   HELP YOURSELF: Thank you for reaching out to the Teen Central community!!  We…
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January 11, 2021 in Stories

Abuse and Thoughts of Suicide

I'm 13 years old and up until, recently, my mom stopped hitting me but still yells at me for no apparent reason. Last month, I was just doing school work…
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January 9, 2021 in Stories

My Boyfriend Broke Up With Me

My boyfriend broke up with me over the phone a while ago and I can’t stop thinking about him. He said that it will be a easy for me to…
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January 8, 2021 in Stories

My family is fighting

My family scares me every time they fight and today it’s the worst one I remember. For me when someone starts yelling at me I just cry because I don’t…
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January 7, 2021 in Stories

Need someone to talk to

I'm going to take my life on my birthday....I started getting good grades on online schooling and my fam decided for me that they would put me on some f@#*ing…
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January 5, 2021 in Stories

Abuse?

I don't know what to do. My dad has tackled me to force a pill into my mouth because I had cramps. We recently got into a 2 hour argument…
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January 4, 2021 in Stories

I Feel So Incredibly Lonely

I feel so incredibly lonely. I messed up with my best friend and we haven't been the same since. I realized that because I put so much into him, I…
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January 3, 2021 in Stories

I Feel Like There’s No Escape

my friends are bad people and i plan on not being friends with them, but then i'll have no friends.  so it's either be friends with people you hate or…
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January 2, 2021 in Stories

I Want to Kill Myself

I want to kill myself. I’ve told myself many times that I have no purpose here. I’m starting to think that’s true. I mean I don’t have many friends, my…
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December 31, 2020 in Stories

Helping Others

I just want to be able to help young children and adults with their issues   HI! Welcome to Teen Central. Its great you want to help others, it is…
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December 25, 2020 in Stories

i hate my friends

i dont have many to begin with. theres . he makes george floyd and n word jokes constantly. and i dont think i should let it slide anymore. theres .…
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December 22, 2020 in Stories

Bad Anxiety- Part 2

So I wrote the story Bad Anxiety and when I clicked on it to see my consider this/help yourself columns, it led me to a depression page. As I am…
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December 19, 2020 in Stories

Bad anxiety

So I have real bad anxiety and I don't know what to do. I told somebody the other day and scared them which didn't help at all. Now they are…
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December 19, 2020 in Stories

My parents are having an affair

I recently found my mom is having an affair. Now a days, dad doesn't come back home regularly. When he comes my mom always fights with him. The man mom…
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December 18, 2020 in Stories

Issues with my Mom

My mom is taking her problems out on me. I don't know what happened but one day she seemed like the happiest person on the planet. The next she just…
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December 15, 2020 in Stories

My mom hates me

my mom hates me so much she hits me, calls me names, and once she hit me so hard she left a bruise on my face, I couldn't go to…
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December 15, 2020 in Stories

Abuse

My mom yells and curses at us everyday- calling us donkeys, whores and that her life would be so much better if we weren't there. I feel like a problem.…
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December 14, 2020 in Stories

No Way Out and I Really Don’t Know What To Do

I really don’t know what to do here.  So, for a long time I’ve known my family has a lot of mental health issues and one of the main problems…
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December 10, 2020 in Stories

Lonely and depressed

I'm so lonely and depressed that I joined a dating app and I don't even want to be dating or have sex or dirty talk at the present time, but…
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December 9, 2020 in Stories

I Don’t Feel Loved

I'm 17 and I struggle with autism, overweight, anxiety, seizures, depression and more. Recently, I've been feeling like no one cares. Today, 3 kids slept in my class and we…
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December 9, 2020 in Stories

Disable a PM?

Hello i am new user and i would to ask you, How to disable a pm? Hello from Teen Central! Welcome to our community. Please take some time to check…
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December 9, 2020 in Stories

Life is a Waste and I’m Trapped

Okay, so I feel really trapped. I feel like I'm sinking into a hole. I feel like I'm in a hole so deep I can't seem to breathe. Honestly, I…
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December 9, 2020 in Stories

Stop the Harm

Hi i am a 13yr girl when my parents hit me, yells at me , or gets mad at me i am just thinking about harming myself also. My dream…
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December 8, 2020 in Stories

Help

I know that i'm a adult. i want resources for myself as adult and since teencentral is more for teens PLEASE TELL ME AND SHARE resources for adults that does,…
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December 8, 2020 in Stories

Reality

When I'm talk with people off online or text someone I dont gave my number the cell company gave. I give them a free number that I got from app…
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December 8, 2020 in Stories

Help With Suicidal Thoughts

I have been struggling with suicidal thoughts and attempted once. I don't have a very strong support system, and the ones I have, I am not able to contact. I…
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December 7, 2020 in Stories

I’m Thinking About Ending It All

i don't know if you're going to even look at this because there's no hope for someone like me. i have parents that don't love me and i know you're…
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December 6, 2020 in Stories

Should I apologize given the circumstances?

Awhile back, I went out with a friend's boyfriend behind her back. I know I shouldn't have. I knew it at the time too, but he told me he was…
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December 5, 2020 in Stories

Friend problems

Ok so I have trust issues because of backstabbing friends. Now I just feel like all my friends hate me and there is this kid at school who steals my…
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December 4, 2020 in Stories

Tired

I’m just tired. I’m ok just tired of it all. I try so hard but sometimes its never enough. HELP YOURSELF: This year has been a tough one for so…
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December 3, 2020 in Stories

Everything’s Going Down in Flames

Hi. I think i am depressed and my mom hates me, well my whole family practically. Today she punched me in the nose so idk what to do about that.…
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December 3, 2020 in Stories

I Really Don’t Know How to Live Anymore

I got punched in the nose by my mom today and I really hate her a lot. we have been getting along less as the years go by and she…
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December 2, 2020 in Stories

Thoughts of Suicide

I've thought about killing myself so many times. Maybe I could take pills, or hang myself, or slit my wrists. But I can’t do it right now. My brother is…
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December 1, 2020 in Stories

I don’t know what is happening!

So there is this uncle who has been there for our family since I was small.  My grandma (dad's mom) threw us out of the home because we dint have…
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December 1, 2020 in Stories

I hate school

I hate school. I hate how isolated I am. I'm not getting any help from anyone. I know I am capable but I can't think or concentrate. I failed a…
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November 29, 2020 in Stories

I never expected this

My best friend and I are both seventeen and have been friends with benefits since we were fifteen.  This whole arrangement began one weekend when I was sleeping over at…
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November 28, 2020 in Stories

Should I Confront My Rapist in Court?

Okay, so this is a really personal topic, but I was raped as a child by my uncle on my dad's side of the family. I stayed quiet about it…
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November 28, 2020 in Stories

I’ve Been Self Harming

Ok so I have a hard home life and some self and friend diagnosed anxiety and depression (my parents don’t wanna deal with that “mental health BS”). And I’ve been…
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November 28, 2020 in Stories

I Feel Like It’s All My Fault

Ok, so this is not the only time this has happened, but last night my little brother had an issue about something, idek (I don't even know) what anymore, and…
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November 22, 2020 in Stories

This is so humiliating to admit…

I'm a 16 year old girl and last night I wet the bed. Who the f__k still wets the bed when they're in high school??!?? Me, apparently. And this isn't…
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November 22, 2020 in Stories

Coming to terms with my bisexuality

How do I come to terms with my bisexuality? I've always envisioned a life for myself (a girl) in which I meet a boy and the stereotypical romance of every…
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November 22, 2020 in Stories

Dealing with Mental Health Issues

Coming "out" to my parents in terms of mental health and suicide. The summer going into 8th grade (2018) I took a bunch of pills not really thinking about it.…
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November 20, 2020 in Stories

Neighborhood child

There a family in my neighborhood with a child with autism that they use as an excuse a lot. She/he plays in the road, jumps, dances, everything at 8pm sometimes…
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November 20, 2020 in Stories

Love

How do you know when you like somebody? HELP YOURSELF: Thank you for reaching out to TeenCentral. Having feelings or questioning if you are having feelings for someone can be…
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November 18, 2020 in Stories

Crisis hotline

I have mental health problems that are being cared for under a doctor. Doctors can only help me so far. With all covid-19 virus and my own health, I’ve been…
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November 18, 2020 in Stories

Need Help

I feel like I need sex. A lot of people tell me that is not what life is all about. But, I'm mature and I'm still a virgin. I sometimes…
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November 14, 2020 in Stories

My Brother Outed Me As Bi Last Year, But Now I Think I’m a Lesbian

My Brother Outed Me as Bi Last Year and Now I Don't Think I Like Boys Anymore. I think I'm a Lesbian but I don't know how to tell my…
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November 13, 2020 in Stories

I Don’t Know What To Do?

When my grandma and grandpa was trying to put a dog pill in my dog's mouth my grandma grabbed my dog's neck an i told them to "Stop your hurting…
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November 12, 2020 in Stories

My Friend Is Suicidal

I think my friend is going to commit suicide! HELP!! HELP FOR YOUR FRIEND Thank you for contacting TeenCentral for help in this scary situation. You need help IMMEDIATELY. We…
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November 11, 2020 in Stories

Will My Grandparents Accept Me?

I was thinking of tell my grandparents about me being gay (lesbian), but then I thought about then not acepting me, my mom is the same as me, she accepts…
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November 5, 2020 in Stories

…Sometimes I Cry Myself To Sleep

My aunt keeps holding my dog and she is not allowed to and she is always hurting him and I'm really sad. sometimes I cry myself to sleep. HELP YOURSELF:…
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November 5, 2020 in Stories

Really Going Through It

Um idk Well, I am really going through it right now, I feel self-injurious. A lot of my stress stems from my living situation and more, I feel like I…
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November 4, 2020 in Stories

Crying and Crying

So like last night I was crying and crying. was going through a lot and I didn't know what to do and like, my parents are really strict. i need…
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November 3, 2020 in Stories

My Parents HATE That I “used to think” I was a Lesbian

My parents found out that I was a lesbian because I was flirting with this girl on my phone and my dad checked my phone and saw the messages, he…
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November 2, 2020 in Stories

I Came Out

...to my homophobic parents that I am a lesbian, but really I am pansexual (more into girls and non-binary people). My parents did not except, they were saying they were…
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October 30, 2020 in Stories

My Story

I started having anxiety two years ago and it's gotten worse throughout the year but I am getting better while talking with friends and I came on here to help…
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October 28, 2020 in Stories

Online Class

Today I was in my online class, my mom walked by and saw me moving my mouse and hit me hard in my arm and I have a red arm…
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October 28, 2020 in Stories

My Dad Thinks I Don’t Respect Him

First of all I'm 17 years of age and before I get down to it I need to address some things. My dad had been going to another country for…
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October 27, 2020 in Stories

Unemployment Stress

I have lost four jobs over three years and am on unemployment. I know my own emotional and mental health is a roller coaster. Trying to find a job and…
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October 26, 2020 in Stories

I’m sad

I'm sad. I'm so lucky yet I'm sad. I think of the people who are homeless, who have less than me, but, I'm still sad. I hate the way my…
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October 25, 2020 in Stories

Do I think I’m worthless?

hey guys, So at this point I'm really confused about how I feel.  I just got slapped by my mum because she was mad about the chaos going on in…
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October 24, 2020 in Stories

Struggling with Anxiety

Hey, my parents are really hard to get through to.  When I was a little bit younger, I used to share more with them, but as I grow our relationship…
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October 24, 2020 in Stories

I’m at a loss

Hi.  I’m a 14 year old girl.  I tend to talk to friends about this sort of stuff, but one suggested that maybe coming here would be a start to…
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October 21, 2020 in Stories

I Think I’m Super Confused

I THINK I'm SUPER CONFUSED I Was in a year relationship with a guy! it was a toxic relationship, that ended! Idk if I'm totally over him! But later on,…
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October 21, 2020 in Stories

My Parents

I did grow up with both parents.  My father was in jail and my mom left time and time again.  At age 3, I hated myself so much I tore…
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October 20, 2020 in Stories

Can You Love Someone You Barely Know?

Hi, I have liked this guy for about a year now and I know from experience and my gut that he doesn't like me back.  What's weird is that I…
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October 19, 2020 in Stories

Hi My Name Is…

Hi my name is... HI! Welcome to Teen Central. We hope you spend some time checking out the STORIES that other people have written in while you decide if you…
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October 19, 2020 in Stories

My Mom Hits My Brother and I

My mom hits my brother and I. My mom hits me for things that are mostly my fault or cannot control. If my brother hits my sister, she will yell…
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October 17, 2020 in Stories

A Cry for Help

Hello! What do I do? So basically I'm a pk and ppl push me around bc of this.  I have to be somebody different around everybody. I don't even know who…
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October 14, 2020 in Stories

She Loves Me For Me

I am in love with my girlfriend. We have been dating for about seven months. I should say really long months. This is our story from my perspective. From day…
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October 14, 2020 in Stories

He Is Not A Really Great Dad

My dad left my two brothers and mom due to their marital problems. I was around the age of two. Since then I have seen my dad on two separate…
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October 14, 2020 in Stories

I Just Can’t Be Me

I came out as gay ( lesbian) on social media when I was around the age of 13, and I love the game of basketball. Since I made that post…
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October 13, 2020 in Stories

So I’m a Lesbian

So I'm lesbian, my dad now hates me because I'm lesbian. Should I change? Or just be myself. I like a girl in my class but I'm scared to ask…
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October 12, 2020 in Stories

Depression

vent?? idek man hi again!! anyway i literally don't know what to do with my life anymore lol. i know that i was given the diagnosis of depression but this…
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October 11, 2020 in Stories

My Story

Hi, I came here as a teen and I'm wondering, how do I find the helpful responses I received during that time. I also came here as a young adult…
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October 9, 2020 in Stories

Bi Teenage Girl Issues

I just recently came out to my parents as bisexual. I am struggling with feeling supported since we live in the Midwest and a lot of my family is conservative.…
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October 8, 2020 in Stories

Strict Mom

My mother constantly takes my phone away for the smallest things, and gives me insane punishments. She said that until I am an adult, I am not allowed to step…
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October 5, 2020 in Stories

Hating Myself

For a while now I have been hating myself, I hate my body, my face, my personality, pretty much everything. I have thought many times about making myself throw up…
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October 5, 2020 in Stories

Lost

I feel like l don’t care what happens to me at this point because when I was 9 I was molested, for 10 years I haven’t been with my mom…
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October 4, 2020 in Stories

Life Changing Experience

I was in college in my twenties and during the summer I said goodbye to my girlfriend and worked as a camp counselor almost 4 hours away. It was exciting…
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October 4, 2020 in Stories

Trouble Keeping Friends

My friend and I originally met 4 years ago. At first we weren't friends till the 6th grade, although now we're in 8th. I used to always send her funny…
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October 1, 2020 in Stories

My Parents Hit My Dog

Hello! I need some help on how to get my parents from hitting my dog. My parents are very abusive towards him. He barks a lot because my parents constantly…
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September 30, 2020 in Stories

My Parents Disagree, But I Need Their Support

I'm a nineteen year old former college student. As a freshman, I became friends with a couple girls in my dorm who were dealing Adderall and Ritalin to people using…
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September 29, 2020 in Stories

Worried About My Cousin (suicide)

I'm worried about my older cousin. I recently found out that he is suicidal and (I believe) tried. He ended up telling his roommate about it and she called his…
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September 29, 2020 in Stories

My Parents Are Fighting

My parents have been fighting for quite some days now we were a happy family until my grandfathers died. My mother got so depressed that she was reminded of all…
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September 26, 2020 in Stories

Issues with mom

Whenever my mom and I are on good terms, she always find a reason to argue with me. The problem is that I try to have a connection with my…
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September 23, 2020 in Stories

A cry for help

I'm 17 years old and a girl, and I need help. Every time me and my dad get into a heated conversation he always hits me. The first time he…
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September 20, 2020 in Stories

Not Wanting to Drive

I've had a problem with certain members of my family being very pushy about me getting a driver's license.  Some to prove stuff about me that doesn't really bother me. …
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September 20, 2020 in Stories

My Family

My parents got a divorce and then my dad would cheat on a lot of women.  He was going from woman to woman and he also would live in an…
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September 20, 2020 in Stories

Anxiety at School

my anxiety gets the worst when it comes to school or it feels like i'm being left by anyone.  i can be out with my friends, even in crowded places,…
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September 20, 2020 in Stories

Finding a Mass in My Throat

Hi, I'm 16 and just found out that I have a mass in my throat.  I wasn't worried at all until I had a dream that God said that it…
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September 18, 2020 in Stories

Did I Do Something Wrong?

When I was born my dad left my mom and met his wife. When I was little I don't remember much but I used to visit my dad. Then they…
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September 17, 2020 in Stories

My Attitude

I feel like my attitude is my number one problem.  I try to control it, but I feel like sometimes when people tell me something or something doesn't go the…
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September 13, 2020 in Stories

Family Problems

I have had family problems really since I was born. My dad could never keep a job and turned to stealing from me and my mom. He sold my birthday…
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September 11, 2020 in Stories

My family causes my depression

My family is the cause of my depression, I always put people’s happiness before mine, Ever since I was little my mother with hit me anything she found she would…
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September 11, 2020 in Stories

I think I’m crazy

Last night two people came banging on my door and my mom and brother answered and i heard my brother say do y’all have a guns and I ran to…
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September 11, 2020 in Stories

Is this right?

I’m worried about my best friend (17). About a month again my best friend starting dating a 27 year old girl. I want to tell her that her relationship with…
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September 10, 2020 in Stories

Seen a lot in my lifetime

Hello, Teen central! I would like to thank you for rejuvenating me back to my cynical, comedic self. I've been known for good advice. I was a wingman for one…
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September 10, 2020 in Stories

Is my mom toxic?

Every time she gets in an argument with her boyfriend she comes where I am to start an argument. Like for example today her and her boyfriend got in an…
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September 10, 2020 in Stories

Nervous feelings

Yesterday I was at my dad’s house and when I got back to my mom’s house my mom told me that my neighbors that live in front were trying to…
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September 6, 2020 in Stories

im tired of being ugly

i know this seems small but the constant thought that you're not good enough sucks. i was always self confident up until sixth grade. i thought i was so good-looking,…
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September 1, 2020 in Stories

Unexplainable feeling!!!

my boyfriend and I broke up 2 years ago! it ended on the basis of trust...after that in those 2 years i have been single and have not thought of…
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September 1, 2020 in Stories

My Life is Going Downhill

My life is going downhill.  I am a 16-year old boy from India.  I do not know what to do in my life anymore.  My long star-crossed love of my…
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August 27, 2020 in Stories

Move on or what?

So me and my best friend got into a huge fight and to sum it up I told him not to do drugs and then he says I'll do what…
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August 27, 2020 in Stories

I don’t know what to do

Hi, I’m writing because I don’t know what to do anymore. I went to my mom to talk about how I feel. The topic was about college in Mexico. Last…
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August 22, 2020 in Stories

Something to Say

Hi, I have something to say. I am a bisexual girl and people always criticize me. My counselor does it too, but I don't want to confront her about it.…
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August 21, 2020 in Stories

Help Me Please!

I'M REALLY SCARED MY MOM IS GOING CRAZY SHE'S BEEN ON DRUGS FOR SO LONG I'M SCARED SHE IS ON SOMETHING AND SHE IS HURTING MY BROTHER. HELP ME PLEASSSE!…
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August 20, 2020 in Stories

Mom takes out stress on me

I am a young teen that has severe anxiety. My mom suffers from stressful days EVERYDAY. So she takes out her stress on me even if I helped out around…
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August 18, 2020 in Stories

Should I Go For It?

I'm a 17-year-old girl with a part-time job at a grocery store. One of my co-workers is a 30-year-old lesbian. She recently asked me out. I admit, I've had a…
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August 17, 2020 in Stories

Too Many Problems

I am a 13 year old with depression, anxiety and social anxiety. Whenever I go out in public my hands start shaking and I break out in sweat. Whenever I…
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August 14, 2020 in Stories

My Dad

I hate my dad more than I can possibly explain. He has NEVER been there for me, or even tried to protect me when I was being beaten up daily…
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August 14, 2020 in Stories

Feeling Alone

Ok so do you know that feeling when you KNOW you don't belong? Well I get that feeling from all my friends. And I like like at least one friend…
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August 6, 2020 in Stories

Resources

Hello! I'd like to talk to someone about the resources listed on your website. Thanks so much! HELP YOURSELF: Thanks for logging in to TeenCentral, we hope you can use…
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August 4, 2020 in Stories

I can’t stop

Hi Teen Central. Thanks for the response I got for my post: I hate myself Since then I haven't stopped cutting and I it’s gotten much worse. Almost a quarter…
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July 31, 2020 in Stories

I Hate Myself

I don't know how to write this. I wrote a phew stories about my life all throughout the year. I lost my grandfather and I realised I'm bi. If you…
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July 30, 2020 in Stories

In Need of Help

I am 13 and I have friends that do drugs. Recently one of my friends got into a fight with another one of my friends. I texted the friend who…
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July 30, 2020 in Stories

Constant Thoughts of Self Harm

lol i hate it here haha wow it's been a year since ive gotten hospitalized but honestlii i kinda wanna go back? idek,,life has been complete s*** (before quarantine) and…
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July 28, 2020 in Stories

Need Resources for Counseling

I just need resources for counseling. My parents won't get me a therapist and I need one very badly.   Help Yourself: Thank you so much for reaching out to…
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July 22, 2020 in Stories

Memories from the Past

my old step brother, he's a person that was not good to me.  anyways, he came to my dad's house today with his family (i guess my dad was taking…
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July 16, 2020 in Stories

Depressed and overwhelmed

I have dealt with depression for years on/off. These past few months have been the worse. I've been scratching my arms and face because it makes me feel better. And…
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July 16, 2020 in Stories

Concerned Parent

This is in regards to my daughter and her boyfriend. They were together for about 13 years. I always felt a bad feeling about him. He was living in a…
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July 12, 2020 in Stories

I’m so mad about my family

My moms friend told me when she gave birth to my older sister that she was having an affair on her dad. i was mad and constantly got in arguments…
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July 12, 2020 in Stories

Intimacy and hurt feelings

Okay so here it goes. My boyfriend and I have been together for almost 4 years. We really love each other and you can tell that from miles away. However,…
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July 10, 2020 in Stories

How do you deal with racism

hi, i normally don't like talking about my problems i usually resort to god but i think this is something i need to share and i apologise if i will…
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July 8, 2020 in Stories

My mom scares me

I turned 15 a few months ago but ever since quarantine my sense of time has been warped. My mom scares me. She scares me. I'm okay with cursing, even…
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July 8, 2020 in Stories

Have you ever felt out of place wherever you went?

Have you ever felt out of place wherever you went? Have you ever felt like there’s no one you can relate to and get close to? I felt that way…
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July 8, 2020 in Stories

I’m a 16 year old gay boy

I'm a 16 year old gay boy. I live in a small redneck town in South Wisconsin, so online dating is my only way of dating. I never ever had…
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July 7, 2020 in Stories

Stress and Guilt

I am very stressed all the time and I can’t focus properly. Also, quarantine had made me think about the past a lot. The memory of hearing and seeing a…
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June 30, 2020 in Stories

Helping a Friend

This is the second time I've come here, and once again, I'm writing for an important friend of mine. This person is going through a really tough time, and he…
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June 29, 2020 in Stories

Hurting

Thank you for the response for the story I wrote called confused and afraid. It helped but now I feel like I'm going backwards. I don't know why I feel…
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June 26, 2020 in Stories

Covid-19

So, Covid-19, the virus that sent the world to a toilet paper and hand sanitizer shortage. Here's what I think, I think that they/the news reporters and other attention and…
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June 26, 2020 in Stories

My friend likes me

So, I have this friend who I've known for about a year now. A couple weeks ago we were talking and she asked me if I like girls (I'm a…
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June 25, 2020 in Stories

Untrusting

So I told a guy friend of mine I like him, he was totally ok with it! What a relief, right? Wrong, I was talking to my friend about it…
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June 25, 2020 in Stories

Confused and Afraid

I've written a lot. Like A LOT now. I don't really know what to say because I have so many thoughts in my head right now. I realized I'm bisexual…
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June 24, 2020 in Stories

Really Really Sad Today

*Disclaimer: This post contains a combination of English and Filipino text. We have included both the original text and a translation to the best of our ability. Hi everyone! I'm…
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June 24, 2020 in Stories

Really Looking for Answers

Hi, I wrote the story "does my crush like me". I believe I forgot to mention I have PTSD, and I have trust issues which is why I can't talk…
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June 23, 2020 in Stories

Try to Be Strong

I've been through similar things and some different . I was poor till age 7, I was in foster care for 5 years. I was abused by my bio parents…
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June 23, 2020 in Stories

I lost faith

When I was little my bio parents brought some bad people into my life. At age seven a CPS worker came and took me and my siblings away. I was…
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June 23, 2020 in Stories

So I really, really, REALLY like this guy

Hey so I really, really, REALLY like this guy and he acts like he likes me.   I told him I thought I had depression and he was literally talking me…
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June 18, 2020 in Stories

Confused About Crime

My uncle was framed for murder...he was arrested even tho he didn’t do it even tho they had no evidence they just arrested him for no reason he just had…
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June 18, 2020 in Stories

Alone

Lately I can feel myself growing distant from family and friends. In the past year i've gone through so much that a person should go through in a life time.…
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June 16, 2020 in Stories

Labels

So I just realized that I am bisexual. I'm not out to anyone but my cousin. It may not be that big of news but from a homophobic family it's…
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June 16, 2020 in Stories

Being Gay and Trust Issues

I. am. gay. at least i think i am. idrk. me and my mom also have trust issues cuz i sent nudes. h e l p p l e a…
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June 13, 2020 in Stories

Problems With My Dad

My dad keeps telling me I do not respect him even though i am just saying what i feel! I do not know what to tell him:( HELP YOURSELF It…
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June 13, 2020 in Stories

I Have Trust Issues

So I have trust issues stemming from childhood, and I'm in a new relationship. However, he has been nothing but good to me, and tells me consistently that it doesn't…
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June 7, 2020 in Stories

Messed up people

i was molested as a young girl. i got that issue situated, but i was never the same. i am 15 years old and i thought i will never love…
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June 7, 2020 in Stories

I feel alone

I’m only 11 and I know I have my whole life ahead of me, but u can’t cope with these suicidal thoughts.  I can only get to 1 day clean…
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June 7, 2020 in Stories

What is love?

Hi. I am a 13 years old and I have been thinking. There is this person I have known for years and we are best friends. But I think I…
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June 5, 2020 in Stories

Feeling Trapped

Some times i just want to be free. It feels like my mom is mad at me all the time. She can never stop yelling. I feel like running away…
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June 4, 2020 in Stories

Overwhelming Emotions

Last week I was in such a weird state of mind. I cried a lot more than normal, and I wasn’t very happy. It was really confusing because I hadn’t…
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June 3, 2020 in Stories

Does my crush like me?

So, my story is simple. At the beginning of the year I had this class with this guy that I at first barely even noticed. When I did notice him,…
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May 30, 2020 in Stories

She Means Everything to Me

It was a song we used to listen to. It was called She by Dodie. It was about a girl who was describing what it felt like to fall in…
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May 29, 2020 in Stories

i hate myself

i feel like i never been a part of my family what should I do i used coping skills   HELP YOURSELF: Life can get us down from time to…
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May 29, 2020 in Stories

Need help

I have been do sex things and stealing and lieing I always am sad I am 13 years old   HELP YOURSELF It takes a lot of courage to share…
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May 29, 2020 in Stories

Was I Date Raped?

*The following story contains details of a sexual nature which may be triggering* This was months ago, but I guess I'm just wondering about it now. I get mad when…
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May 28, 2020 in Stories

Finding Myself

I'm 14, and last year I came out to my family and friends as gay, however for the past few months I've had a huge crush on a girl, and…
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May 28, 2020 in Stories

Alone with Someone

How can someone feel so alone with a house full of people? I live with my mom, stepdad, grandma, and half-brother but they always make me feel like I'm not…
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