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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May 28, 2020 in Stories

Stuck At Home

I've been grounded for about 3 months now and during this stay-at-home order. My parents don't care I ask them and I get shut down and I don't even have…
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May 26, 2020 in Stories

Overthinking and trust issues

Hi. I recently started dating this guy. He’s the most honest and respectful guy I’ve dated. I honestly have an issue where I sabotage any good relationship I have with…
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May 24, 2020 in Stories

In Pain

In pain Hi I wrote the story named I hate myself. I can't bring myself to write again and as I enjoy reading and writing I have written a poem…
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May 24, 2020 in Stories

I’m gay need help

I'm gay need help HELP YOURSELF: Welcome to Teen Central! You've taken an important first step in feeling better - asking for help! There are many resources on Teen Central…
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May 20, 2020 in Stories

Poor in a Private School

Hi everyone my name is "E" (well not actually but still). I go to a private school. I live in Georgia and our education system is very bad... Imagine our…
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May 20, 2020 in Stories

My life is horrible

Well I’m 14. I've never written here before so I hope it works. I hate myself to the extent of most days I’d rather end everything than be here. My…
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May 18, 2020 in Stories

What do I do?

So I've read up on depression symptoms and I show most of them. I'm not 100% sure I have it but I'm scared to tell my parents bc they will…
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May 10, 2020 in Stories

Confused all of my life

I have been a very feminine kid everyone called a and I got bullied a lot in primary school and even from some of my family members. My family do…
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May 8, 2020 in Stories

I am transgender

So I'm 23 and for a while, I have been contemplating taking my own life because I feel like my parents won't understand that I am transgender and that I…
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May 5, 2020 in Stories

Worried about a relative with COVID-19

My uncle has the coronavirus and I do not know what to do. My uncle having covid-19 really affects my life. I am worried about him. Not being able to…
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May 4, 2020 in Stories

I hate myself

So I've previously written stories to TeenCentral. When I feel like I have a bad day, I turn to writing. I read your response; then I feel better. But then…
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May 1, 2020 in Stories

My Aunt Has Covid-19

HEY everyone I am 16 I am a male and I wanna tell you about my story and its about Covid-19. I don't have it thank God and I wouldn't…
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April 28, 2020 in Stories

My Grandmother

November 22nd, a female (name removed) was talking horribly about my grandmother i asked her about it and she denied it, then my friends sent me photos of her and…
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April 25, 2020 in Stories

Maybe a bit of hope

Hi. I wrote the story titled "no hope". i read what you said and it helped to know someone cared - like truly listened to me. Don't think my parents…
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April 24, 2020 in Stories

No Hope

hi. I've written to you about 5 times now. I am 11 and i wrote the stories about being home schooled and lonely... Now my grandfather passed away a week…
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April 23, 2020 in Stories

Losing My Best Friend

I just recently lost my best friend to suicide, and I’m having a really hard time accepting the fact that she’s gone. And I don’t want to do anything. I’m…
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April 22, 2020 in Stories

Religious Differences

One thing that has been bothering me is how people view my religion. I’m a Christian, a couple of years ago my dad became a Muslim. Whenever upset or whenever…
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April 22, 2020 in Stories

Grieving a Death

I found myself reading these myself tonight because I got to thinking about someone who died recently on me. we were very close and I have not wanted to accept…
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April 22, 2020 in Stories

Online School

If we're being honest, the new online learning is really hindering my ability to retain information. Personally, getting up every morning and going to school is a coping mechanism for…
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April 20, 2020 in Stories

Change

Hello my name is “J” and let’s just say my life is one big mess! Recently I got kicked out of my mom's house so now I’m at my friend's…
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April 14, 2020 in Stories

Spiraling

I have no clue where to start with any of this, but I’m writing it to get it all out of my system so, maybe I can start climbing out…
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April 14, 2020 in Stories

Holding It In

Well I’ve never done something like this before. Heck I’m usually the one that does the therapy stuff, not here but in my group. I think that it was time…
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April 13, 2020 in Stories

Difficult mom

My mom wont accept that I’m dating a 4th grader hi i'm 11 years old i go to and i don't know what to do. i don't have number so…
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April 13, 2020 in Stories

Birthdays during COVID-19

Today is my brother's birthday, he turned 13. We are also in the middle of the pandemic, my mom is a single mom who works 24/7 to keep us afloat.…
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April 9, 2020 in Stories

Crying Sometimes Helps

Hello, I am an 11-year-old lesbian, who wasn't ready to come out to my parents, but they found out. They firmly believe that I am straight and that I am…
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April 7, 2020 in Stories

COVID-19

So I'm getting tired of being locked up. I really miss one of close guy friends and I want to talk to him but I have no way to contact…
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April 3, 2020 in Stories

I don’t know what to do…

I am 12 years old and I'm kind of wealthy. I am really stressed with online school and I am just well tired and procrastinating and well like everyone. I…
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April 3, 2020 in Stories

Scared of myself

I have been having suicidal thoughts and I have ideas on how I could do it. And I'm kinda scared of myself. HELP YOURSELF Thank you for reaching out to…
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April 2, 2020 in Stories

I’m bi(sexual)

I'm 13 and it's hard because my dad doesn't accept that I'm bi(sexual) and it feels weird liking both genders. I know I feel that way and you can't change…
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April 2, 2020 in Stories

My parents think I am straight…

...but I am dating a girl and we love each other. So I told my mom that I am lesbian and she totally flipped out she started trying to trick…
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April 2, 2020 in Stories

Bad Dreams

Sometimes when I fall asleep my dreams are really creepy. One time I saw some of my family members all dead. Sometimes I can't move and can't breathe and wake…
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April 2, 2020 in Stories

Feeling Unhappy

Why am I never happy? I remember when I was younger I was always happy, smiling, and laughing. But now it’s like all that stuff is forced and doesn’t seem…
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April 1, 2020 in Stories

New Step-Mom

Sometimes I still remember my abusive step mother and how much she hated me. She would lock me in my room and if my dad wasn't home she wouldn't give…
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March 30, 2020 in Stories

Night Wakes

So I keep on waking up in the middle of the night and I have tried everything from medicine, to tea, and going to bed early or late. What do…
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March 29, 2020 in Stories

Feeling Depressed

I am a 13 year old male and well for months now, I’ve been having depression. I told my two best friends (females) recently about it, and they told me…
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March 28, 2020 in Stories

Very Traditional Family

So Iv'e written about my struggles with sexuality to TeenCentral and it helped (Thank you btw!) and I have discovered that I am Polysexual. This term often gets confused with…
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March 28, 2020 in Stories

How can I be supportive?

I've been in this relationship for about a month and a half. This is my first ever relationship so I am very inexperienced and am always questioning if I am…
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March 28, 2020 in Stories

I’m Tired of Being in My House

Hi. well, I am 11 years old and I tried being in my house. I want to go back to school and spend time with my friends. I've been inside…
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March 26, 2020 in Stories

People Being Mean

When people are being mean to each other and they cant take it HELP YOURSELF: It sounds like you may be having some overwhelming feelings from others being mean to…
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March 25, 2020 in Stories

Hurting Others

I have a unimportant problem that seems like it's everything right now. Anyway, here goes So I'm really trying to deal with my feelings right now about this dude, but…
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March 24, 2020 in Stories

Scared by nightmares and flashbacks

Warning: The story below is somewhat disturbing, read at your own risk. Do not feel compelled to read it all. If you can’t handle it, feel free to just close…
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