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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March 24, 2020 in Stories

Keeping It Inside

Lately I've been feeling trapped in my own thoughts like I have no one to help me out. I feel as if I'm running away from something much bigger than…
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March 24, 2020 in Stories

New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions So in the past when I've reached out to y'all it's because of boy problems but I've got something new. This year’s New Year’s resolutions were to…
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March 23, 2020 in Stories

Slipping away

I’ve never really opened up to anyone about anything before and I do it once and I’m labeled as a attention seeker. So when I told my friend that I…
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March 23, 2020 in Stories

What’s Wrong With Me?

about a year ago everything changed for me. I was in year 6 and everyone was about to go to there new schools. EVERYONE but me. i was to be…
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March 23, 2020 in Stories

How Do I Suppress My Feelings?

I've read a few other stories on TeenCentral and some of the advice I read on those stories helped me too, like using grounding techniques and considering what I feel…
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March 23, 2020 in Stories

My Friend is Mad at Me

My friend is really mad at me. I think it's because I opened up to her about a guy that we both like. she is really frustrated that I didn't…
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March 22, 2020 in Stories

How Do I Fix It?

I've written into TeenCentral recently about some things in my life. I did what u said and it helped! I found out who would be a better partner (between two…
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March 22, 2020 in Stories

Best friends and mixed emotions

Hi! Ok so um I’m in the 7th grade and I’ve liked this guy since September. This is the first thing I’ve ever opened up about to my friends because…
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March 22, 2020 in Stories

I Like Two Guys – What Do I Do?

Thank you so much, and plz let me know if I'm bothering u! I told another about it and about all the advice I've already gotten and she also told…
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March 21, 2020 in Stories

Thank You…But What Next?

Your advice is seriously helping already!! But...I don't go back to school or see any of these people till April 20. I am, tho, in constant communication with the girl…
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March 21, 2020 in Stories

Friendships and Feelings

I have a friend who has liked this guy since September and never shuts up about him. I have been close friends with this guy for about 3 years, but…
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March 21, 2020 in Stories

My Friends and My Feelings

So my friend has liked this guy forever and never shuts up about him. Me and this guy have been close friends for even longer, but now I'm feeling something,…
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March 16, 2020 in Stories

My Story

Hi!  I am 14 years old. My life has been pretty rough and I wanted to share some things I've been through when I was little I was always bad…
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March 13, 2020 in Stories

Tired of it

I have been going through a rough time in my life. I’m tired of it. I was diagnosed with anorexia and that really took a chunk out if me. Before…
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March 9, 2020 in Stories

My reality is my worst fear

This is the second time I'm reaching out to you guys because I'm am now considering going somewhere to seek help because I am sick. There is only one fear…
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March 8, 2020 in Stories

Running Away

wth this is my second time today reaching out to you today. but anyways i keep scratching myself, i hate my stepmom an dad rn because they hate my mom…
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March 8, 2020 in Stories

I want to give up

i quit I don't know where to start……I am not happy with anything rn!! I don't want to go to school on monday. I just wanna stay in bed and…
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March 8, 2020 in Stories

I’m Faced with an Impossible Choice

I am 13 years old, have 4 siblings, and am faced with an impossible choice. Whether to stay with my mom or my dad. My mom has a history of…
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March 5, 2020 in Stories

Social Anxiety

I'm anxious all the time socially, what do I do? HELP YOURSELF First of all, thank you for writing your story. Sometimes it's really hard to ask for help and…
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March 4, 2020 in Stories

Insecurities

I used to cross dress. My first girlfriend daisy said i was small and left me for someone who was bigger. HELP YOURSELF Thank you for sharing your story with…
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March 3, 2020 in Stories

Me and My Mom

My mom is always yelling at me.  I'm in band at my school and I play oboe and need reeds to play it. My reeds are a bit more expensive…
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February 26, 2020 in Stories

My Story

I have been through a lot. I feel like I don't matter and no one cares about me including my dad. I wish I could only live with my mom,…
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February 26, 2020 in Stories

Help Me!

I don't wanna be alive. I feel I don't matter and no one cares about me anymore including my dad. Life is difficult... I tried running away and killing myself…
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February 25, 2020 in Stories

Feeling Lost

Things have been kind of bad for a couple months now. I have anxiety and depression, and have been working with different treatment options for a few years now, but…
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February 23, 2020 in Stories

Need Help

hi guys :). I am looking for help for me and my girl. i am from France HELP YOURSELF Welcome to the TeenCentral community. Thank you for writing to us…
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February 22, 2020 in Stories

Advocating for Help

I'm here to advocate for a very special person in my life who is currently in a very difficult situation and is not able to receive the help that he…
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February 22, 2020 in Stories

Sometimes I Cry Myself to Sleep

*SIGH* Hello people. I am depressed. This is the world we are living in. A world full of people who bully others to the point where people feel depressed. I…
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February 22, 2020 in Stories

Bullied my whole life

Been physically and verbally bullied in school my whole life. Dealing with a lot of stressful events happening all around me, anxiety, depression, and just recently diagnosed with depressive bipolar.…
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February 19, 2020 in Stories

Midnight Troubles

Hello I wrote another story before but this one is a bit different. I am 11 and a lot has been going on in my life. LIKE ALOT. But I'm…
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February 17, 2020 in Stories

Love

Love CONSIDER THIS: LOVE: The word “love” expresses a human virtue that is based on compassion, affection and kindness. You are LOVED, You deserve LOVE, You are RESILIENT. HELP YOURSELF:…
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February 17, 2020 in Stories

I Don’t Fit In, Is There Something Wrong with Me?

I feel like something's wrong with me. I feel like I can't interact with people, and I feel like I don't fit in. I have an overwhelming sense that people…
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February 9, 2020 in Stories

Boys

I had two ex-crushes. Let's call them N and A I guess. N asked me out but I said no because it was against my religion and customs I followed.…
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February 5, 2020 in Stories

I don’t know what to do

Hey! when i was younger I got touched by one of my uncles and ever since then i have felt like it was a mistake and no one will ever…
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February 5, 2020 in Stories

Being teased/bullied

I'm being teased and bullied for being a 'weeb'. I really like anime and the topic in my Spanish class keeps popping up, which is "what sort of television do…
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January 26, 2020 in Stories

Nothing gold will last.

Short message, something I wanted to put out there. I want everyone to not make the same mistake as me and realize that no one who is your favorite will…
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January 18, 2020 in Stories

I Am Worried I Have Depression

I am worried I might have depression but I'm not 100% sure and I'm afraid to tell my parents. I'm not sure why I'm afraid to, I don't get it…
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January 13, 2020 in Stories

I Don’t Know

I don't know is the title of my life. I am 11, I am home schooled by my mom, and I think I have anxiety or I am depressed. I…
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January 3, 2020 in Stories

H.G.

I'm 18 and I've never wanted my life. So I often turn to suicide. Yeah, i know it is bad but it's how I feel. I'm gay, but feel like…
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December 19, 2019 in Stories

My Life is Hell

My life is a living hell at least, at home it is, and sometimes school. but mostly home. new day, new fight there isn't a day that passes where I'm…
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December 18, 2019 in Stories

Is it Right or Wrong to Date Your Cousin

I'm a sixteen year old girl and I have a huge crush on one of my male cousins (who's the same age as me by the way). He has a…
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December 11, 2019 in Stories

How Do I Know If I’m Depressed Enough For Medication?

Therapy didn't work for me and I've stopped going. Recently, I find myself feeling worse and worse and I still think about self- harm or suicide- I've even done it…
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December 11, 2019 in Stories

Trying to be Alive and Well

I feel it in my stomach, not my bones like how I originally thought it to be like. It starts in my stomach, forming a type of hurt that makes…
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December 10, 2019 in Stories

Closeted NB

Hi. I’m Jamie and I’m 13 years old. I’ve discovered that I am nonbinary, but there’s a few issues. 1.) my parents have no idea and do not believe in…
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December 10, 2019 in Stories

Am I Really Depressed?

Is it real?  Help.  I don't know if I really am depressed or not.  I mean, I went to therapy and I constantly think about suicide or self harm, but…
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December 8, 2019 in Stories

Hopeful Message From Someone Who Has Been There

Don't give up, life matters. Hi, I know this sounds silly but I just want to write a letter for anyone who stumbles across this amazing website. You are beautiful,…
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December 1, 2019 in Stories

My Mom Hits Me and Verbally Abuses Me

My mom hits me. If I ever do something horrible, my mom would hit me. If I ever hug her, she hits me. If I even annoy her, she hits…
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November 21, 2019 in Stories

How I Wish

I am a secondary school student. Which means, I'm 13 years old. During one of my secondary school periods, just before the September holidays, something bad happened. Something very bad…
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November 21, 2019 in Stories

My Friend Exposed Me To My Crush

I have trouble making new friends. I don’t have many friends.  I’ve had them for a really long time so I’m not used to trying to make new ones or…
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November 18, 2019 in Stories

Sexuality Can Be Confusing

I'm mostly writing this for advice on where to go and/or who to talk to on my sexuality. Many kids in my classes think that I'm lesbian because they say…
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November 7, 2019 in Stories

The Transgender Male

Hi guys, my name is K and I’m 13 years old. I have PTSD and I’m homosexual. I’m gay and a transgender male. I’m feeling lonely because no one understands…
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November 5, 2019 in Stories

Relationship Abuse and Developed Anxiety

I dated this boy who was three years older than me. When I was 13, he was 16, which is when we started dating. He was very controlling, obsessive, jealous,…
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November 4, 2019 in Stories

My Parents Abuse Me and My Dog

My family (mom and dad) is abusive towards me and my dog ... they don’t talk to me, they shout and all they do is lock my dog up in…
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October 31, 2019 in Stories

People Need Help

I have never been in danger before, but if I was I would make sure to call the police right away. They would get me to safety and would make…
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October 27, 2019 in Stories

Feeling suicidal from a lost crush

I really thought this boy liked me. He was the world to me. I loved him so much. But now he's with someone else and I don't want to be…
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October 27, 2019 in Stories

My life story- Transgender bisexual

Hi.  I suffer from depression, anxiety, ptsd and have a learning disability. My dad went to jail and I'm really upset and I don't know what to do. Can you…
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October 24, 2019 in Stories

I’m Lonely

Things have been getting bad again, but I thought I was starting to recover. I genuinely don’t have anyone to talk to anymore, and I’m no one's favorite person. I’m…
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October 7, 2019 in Stories

My Father hits my dog day and night

Every day if my dog pees on the floor or poops, he will hit him. For every small thing he hits him which makes me lose my temper and patience.…
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October 6, 2019 in Stories

Jealousy

In both of my past relationships, I was treated extremely poorly, and cheated on multiple times. They actually are a big reason why I’ve been diagnosed with severe anxiety. Despite…
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September 27, 2019 in Stories

Life

Every single day I feel like dying. Waking up feels like hell. Going to school, feeling judged every time I walk past the halls. Rumours spreading around about me. I…
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September 26, 2019 in Stories

Too Many Problems

Well, if you want to hear an interesting story then, take a seat, grab a snack and relax. There is this boy. I can't get him off my mind. We…
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September 26, 2019 in Stories

Obsessed Boy Band Fans

My friends are fans of this boy band. They watch their videos everyday and talk about the guys as if they’re dating them. They’ve become obsessed with everything about them.…
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September 26, 2019 in Stories

Help others

I am 13 years old and I am a type one diabetic. I struggled with depression and abuse from my father throughout my childhood. When I was younger I constantly…
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September 25, 2019 in Stories

Being Supportive

This isn't directly about me, but I'm hoping you'll have some advice. I used to frequent this site quite a lot a couple years back, and I'm hoping I can…
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September 19, 2019 in Stories

I’m Considering Dating a Prisoner

I recently started talking to this guy, but he’s in prison. We write each other and he calls.  I don't know, I kind of fell for his words.  I just…
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September 19, 2019 in Stories

Pointless

My presence within the school seems pointless. No one notices or even cares whether I am here one day or gone the next. Sometimes I feel as though what I…
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September 17, 2019 in Stories

I’m 16 and Pregnant

I can't believe this is for real. But after taking two different home pregnancy tests and getting the same result, I decided to ditch school today and go to a…
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September 17, 2019 in Stories

Cheating Boyfriend

My boyfriend is always hitting on my friends and telling other girls that he loves them. He behaves so nice to me. He is so loving. He says that he…
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September 16, 2019 in Stories

What to tell sister about cheating boyfriend

What should I do if my sister is dating some guy that cheats on her but lies? Consider This: By seeking help with this situation, it shows that you care…
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September 12, 2019 in Stories

Change

My best friend and neighbor can’t stand my boyfriend. She is always against him, and later she just stopped talking to me. We’ve been living like this since she moved…
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September 10, 2019 in Stories

Crush

I knew this boy; let's call him Tom. Tom and I were best friends and we were really close. He was really sweet. If I was ever sad, he would…
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September 9, 2019 in Stories

I Got Help

When I was in treatment, it really helped me out because they taught me how to control my feelings and taught me coping skills. CONSIDER THIS: Admitting that you needed…
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September 6, 2019 in Stories

Thinking about Suicide

Well, here's my story. I've been struggling with suicidal ideation for about eight years and I'm always in and out of the hospital. I want to change but it's hard…
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September 4, 2019 in Stories

This Is Me

I am a young mother struggling with not feeling pretty enough because how my body looks. I recently had a son and I had to get him surgically removed; it's…
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August 27, 2019 in Stories

Self-Harm and Self-Hate

I'm 14 and I have been self-harming for three months now after I found out my best friend was raped. What do I do? My self hate is overpowering me.…
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August 27, 2019 in Stories

Trying to heal

I am 14 and I'm in 9th grade, and  I struggle with self harm and anxiety. I have been self harming since July. It started when I found out my…
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August 23, 2019 in Stories

I Don’t Know What to Do

I'm 13 years old. From a young age, I've always felt different. I could never explain how I felt, but I never felt the way I was 'supposed' to feel.…
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August 23, 2019 in Stories

I Don’t Know Why I’m Scared

I'm so scared and I don't know why. CONSIDER THIS: Not knowing why you're scared can make you feel confused and alone. You are brave for admitting you're fearful of…
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August 15, 2019 in Stories

Another Problem?

I just recently started school. Soccer season is in full swing. Everything has been going normally, except for the fact that I'm not normal. I've struggled with self harm for…
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August 8, 2019 in Stories

I Constantly Self-Harm

I tried overdosing on my medication. I constantly self-harm and I hate myself. CONSIDER THIS: Injuring yourself can make you feel lonely and ashamed. You are strong for admitting you…
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August 8, 2019 in Stories

Help

I’m sad and I don’t know what to do with myself. I’m just sad and nothing stops it. Nothing makes me feel better and I’m so tired. CONSIDER THIS: Being…
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August 6, 2019 in Stories

My parents are on my case all because I like wearing boys underwear

I turned 16 back in March and got my first job shortly after. When I got my first paycheck, I decided to go out and splurge. I visited a clothing…
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August 5, 2019 in Stories

I Took the Rap So My Sister Could Still Enlist

Several months back, my sister and I went to this party together. I had just turned 16 and had just gotten my license. Anyway, someone brought alcohol to the party,…
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August 5, 2019 in Stories

I Have A Secret I’m Keeping From My Mom

I'm scared to tell my mom I have another mom. CONSIDER THIS Sometimes our birth parents are not able to be there as we would need them to be and…
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July 29, 2019 in Stories

Dating Age Difference

I have a really inappropriate crush . I'm a 17 year female.. My crush is a 12 year old boy who lives on my street. I know I shouldn't have…
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July 28, 2019 in Stories

Making Bets that are not fair

Is it fair for our dad to hold us to this bet? I'm a 16 year old girl and my sister is 14. I should probably start by saying my…
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July 7, 2019 in Stories

Depression

In September of 2018, my dad was diagnosed with cancer. He was told that he had two years to live. I started eating everything, and gained a lot of weight.…
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July 1, 2019 in Stories

I Have Depression, Self Harm, OCD and Delusions

I am 13 years old and I have been diagnosed with Anxiety, Depression and OCD. My psychiatrist thinks I have bipolar disorder, but something has been bothering me. I experience…
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June 28, 2019 in Stories

Out of Control Teenager

I am dealing with my out of control teenager. She is becoming disrespectful, talking back, not listening to orders or rules. She feels she can do what she wants without…
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June 27, 2019 in Stories

Everything Happens For A Reason

Everything Happens For A Reason CONSIDER THIS: Having teen problems can make you feel negative and alone. You are smart for questioning things and trying to find solutions. If you…
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June 27, 2019 in Stories

Stuff Happens

Hi. My story is messy and confusing, but I'll try to summarize it as best as possible. My parents aren't together and have never married. My dad is in Mexico…
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June 13, 2019 in Stories

At a Crossroad of Life

I just got done with my graduate degree and I am planning to move overseas for my post grad education. It will be another 6 months until I leave. I…
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June 13, 2019 in Stories

Anxiety and Unmotivated

I’ve been struggling with anxiety and stuff lately. Also, I feel unmotivated to do anything.  I don’t even have the motivation to shower or eat much or do a lot. …
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June 11, 2019 in Stories

Problems with Pity

My mum would always talk about how broke she was as I grew up. Yesterday, she told me how she hates that she's living paycheck to paycheck with no room…
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June 7, 2019 in Stories

Terrible Relationship With My Parents

Hi, I am 16 years old and adopted and brought home as soon as I was born. It all started when I was about 13 or 14 years old. Fights…
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June 1, 2019 in Stories

Uncomfortable and need to share

My dad has always said and done things to make me uncomfortable. He has threatened to get in the shower with me with our swimsuits on so he could wash…
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May 30, 2019 in Stories

Messed Up Life

I am 18 years old, almost 19 years old, and my life is really messed up right now.  I'm depressed and suicidal. My parents yell at me, belittle me, and…
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May 30, 2019 in Stories

I’m Always Upset

I’m always upset no matter who I’m with or how happy they try to get me. For no reason I can be enjoying myself and then the next thing you…
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May 29, 2019 in Stories

Out of Control

I'm 14; soon to be 15 years old. CONSIDER THIS: Not being in control of your own life can make you feel worried and confused. You are strong for enduring…
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May 29, 2019 in Stories

My Story😕

My story😕 CONSIDER THIS: Going through negative experiences as a teenager can make you feel unhappy and misunderstood. You are strong for enduring your circumstances even though life can be…
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May 27, 2019 in Stories

My high school friend doesn’t like me

In high school I was friends with two girls who were very smart, pretty, and cool. I transferred to my high school mid sophomore year so I didn't know them…
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May 23, 2019 in Stories

Want to do Therapy

I'm 16 and I want to do therapy. But I don’t know how much it is or if insurance covers it and I don’t want to ask my mom. CONSIDER…
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May 21, 2019 in Stories

Unfair diagnosis

I have DID (Dissociative identity disorder) and I told my psychiatrist but he doesn’t believe me and thinks I am faking it for fun and for attention and instead he…
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May 18, 2019 in Stories

Psychic gifts suck

I've been an empath for as long as I can remember. Some days I hate it. Today is one of those days. I work as an armed courrier which can be…
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May 13, 2019 in Stories

Physical Issues

Right now I have no idea what to do. My mind is racing and my left leg is tense. A month or two ago I w,as at a friend's house.…
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May 9, 2019 in Stories

My Stay at a Mental Hospital

Hello, I’m a thirteen year old and I was admitted to KidsPeace about a month ago. My stay was only supposed to be for 72 hours but we all know…
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May 8, 2019 in Stories

I don’t know what to do

I need advice. So very recently a close friend of mine was found murdered in her house, basically I don’t know how to deal with this or accept it, I’ve…
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May 7, 2019 in Stories

I’m Gay

I'm gay. CONSIDER THIS: Being gay can make you feel alone and different. You are strong for accepting yourself as you are and for persevering through circumstances people in the…
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May 7, 2019 in Stories

Problems With Family Members

I can't talk to my sister or mom about anything. They never make me feel like my opinion matters. Every time I try to tell them something about me, or…
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May 6, 2019 in Stories

Bullied at school

I like to draw, whistle, dance on my own time, play games, and I like to run track and field including cross country. Here’s my problem, Ive told my mom…
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May 6, 2019 in Stories

In desperate need of help in my life

Here is my story/timeline over the course of the five years. During the fall after graduating from high school, I met this guy who I absolutely fell in love with.…
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May 5, 2019 in Stories

Alone and Empty

I’m always alone. Every once in awhile I go through times where I just sit alone and cry. Everything comes out. I think about all the bad things that go on…
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May 4, 2019 in Stories

Thoughts

Am I still okay? CONSIDER THIS: Trying to determine whether something you did was correct or if you are okay in general is viewed as a positive trait of self…
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April 30, 2019 in Stories

Questioning

What to do? CONSIDER THIS: Being stuck between choosing  amongst multiple things and having to make a decision quickly can be difficult and often overwhelming. Know that you will make…
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April 29, 2019 in Stories

Love

I am a 22 year old girl. I recently started talking to my first ex again. He was my first boyfriend, first love. I really loved him. We first met…
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April 25, 2019 in Stories

Struggles

Struggles that make a journey. CONSIDER THIS: Everyone’s journey in life is different. However, something that we all have in common is that we will encounter bumps down the road…
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April 25, 2019 in Stories

My Story

I am 19 years old with anxiety, depression and mild autism. I am in culinary school and in nursing school. I was adopted at age 7 and went back into…
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April 23, 2019 in Stories

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

I want to get married to the love of my life but I feel as if my parents aren't going to be accepting. How do I sit down with them…
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April 23, 2019 in Stories

My Problem

Everyone else wants to kill themselves, but I want to kill everyone else. CONSIDER THIS: Having extremely negative feelings towards others can make you feel like you lack empathy and…
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April 23, 2019 in Stories

Too much

Too much to explain. CONSIDER THIS: Overwhelming times in life can tend to leave you lost to where you cannot fully express how you feel. You are strong for reaching…
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April 23, 2019 in Stories

Losing control

I'm Insane and I'm losing control. I need help and don't know where to find it. I don't have time to go into detail. I need to be put in a…
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April 23, 2019 in Stories

Too much

Too much to explain. CONSIDER THIS: Overwheming times in life can tend to leave you lost to where you cannot fully express how you feel. You are strong for reaching…
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April 17, 2019 in Stories

I Have PTSD and Life is Difficult

My sister was recently admitted and I miss her. Last night we had some issues and I watched my nightmare come true. I can't get it out of my head.…
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April 13, 2019 in Stories

Lost

CONSIDER THIS: Feeling lost about something in your life can effect how you continue to go about your everyday. You are strong for pushing through and reaching out to TeenCentral.…
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April 8, 2019 in Stories

No longer sure what to identify as

My best friend and I (we'll call her Emily) began dating a couple months ago. We met at the beginning of the school year (we're both juniors at the same…
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April 6, 2019 in Stories

Boyfriend Problems

I haven't been feeling like I connect the same way to my boyfriend anymore. I've been honest with him about how I feel and I just feel worse because I'm…
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April 1, 2019 in Stories

Mental Illness

I am 14 years old and I suffer with Manic Psychotic Disorder. It is similar to Schizoaffective disorder without the depression lows, and more of an intense sadness periods of…
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April 1, 2019 in Stories

How to help my girlfriend manage her parents

I don’t know whether I need help. This one is about my girlfriend and her mother. So basically, my girlfriend and I were living together but due to financial troubles…
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March 28, 2019 in Stories

Thinking Too Deeply

A deep thought. One time I was lying down thinking about how the universe is infinite. I couldn’t wrap my mind around it. CONSIDER THIS: Thinking too deeply can make…
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March 28, 2019 in Stories

Lonely Girl

Hello. I have no friends. All of my friends only talk to other people from outside of class. I have no social media and I don’t have any supporters on…
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March 28, 2019 in Stories

Hope

There is still hope! CONSIDER THIS: Having a positive mindset is key. Keep it up! Great things happen to those who believe and remain hopeful for positive outcomes. Continue the…
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March 26, 2019 in Stories

Personal Issues

I told my partner that I'm into the whole BDSM thing. They were very weirded out by it and won't talk to me about it. I feel like an alien…
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March 26, 2019 in Stories

Is It My Fault?

In the beginning of my 8th grade year a lot of students transferred to my school. I made new friends but one sticks out. My friend claimed to have an…
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March 14, 2019 in Stories

Overwhelmed and Confused

As an 8th grader in middle school I was happy nearly all the time, and made very fond memories in my free time. I was looking forward to the “high…
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March 10, 2019 in Stories

Cutting

 I used to cut a lot. I’ve cut it down, but it is still a problem.  CONSIDER THIS: Life is very tough and everyone goes through many times in life…
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February 21, 2019 in Stories

My Dog Has Life Threatening Issues

My dog of 7 years is getting old. He has an incurable disease and an infection. And I hate to see him suffer but I don't want to put him…
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February 19, 2019 in Stories

My Mother Bullies Me

My mother is asking me if I’d rather go to a boarding school instead of living with the family. To be sure, I could care less! But why? Does she…
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February 19, 2019 in Stories

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

I worked two jobs the past year. One in the summer and one during the school year. I just spent my money to go on vacation with my friends and…
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February 19, 2019 in Stories

Laughed at for Dyeing Hair

I got laughed at because i dyed the ends of my hair purple. CONSIDER THIS: When people make fun of you for something about your appearance, it can be really…
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February 18, 2019 in Stories

Sexual Trauma and abuse- looking for help

When I was in grade 7 I was friends with this boy and he would drag me away to hidden places in the school and grab at me and sometimes…
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February 17, 2019 in Stories

My Mother Found Out I am a Lesbian

My mom found out I was lesbian. She now hates me and she wants to kick me out of the house. I'm scared and I don't know what to do.…
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February 16, 2019 in Stories

I don’t want to be wanted.

I'm 17 and have social anxiety. I'm on medication for it, and I am very shy and awkward. When I was in elementary school, I was molested by some high…
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February 16, 2019 in Stories

Why am I single?

February 14 is Valentine's Day. My school is running rampant with love letters, roses, and candy to many people. My only problem? I don't have a girlfriend. The girls in…
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February 12, 2019 in Stories

Abuse and drug use

I am a 14 year old girl that gets high or trips on acid everyday to escape the pain and horror of my home life.Iits the only way to let…
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February 12, 2019 in Stories

I’m lonely

Every Sunday night i feel like everybody hates me. i wanted to kill my parents because they are together and I feel lonely. I try not to remember my past…
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February 11, 2019 in Stories

Abuse

Physical abuse & rape & experience. Consider  This: Thank you for starting a story on TeenCentral.  You have written a few words that are very serious and need immediate attention. …
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February 11, 2019 in Stories

Confused about life.

I don't know what to do. I'm going crazy and no-one knows or cares. Not even me. Consider This: Thank you for writing at a time when  you are not…
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February 9, 2019 in Stories

Life Is Crazy

Basically, I'm just at a loss. I've struggled with anxiety and depression most of my life. I told my parents I was gay last April, which didn't go well at…
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February 6, 2019 in Stories

Help Me

I need help... CONSIDER THIS: Needing help can make you feel desperate and alone. You are smart for seeking help for the problems you deal with rather than letting them…
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February 6, 2019 in Stories

Attention

Everyone who knows that I cut usually thinks that I'm doing it for attention.  I don't know how to convince them that I do not do this for attention. I…
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February 6, 2019 in Stories

Who Should I Talk To?

I'm not suicidal, but I'm a senior in high school, and I've been having issues on and off with self harm since 8th grade. I thought that I was getting…
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February 5, 2019 in Stories

Finding the right relationship

I Dated this guy in high school. He was what I thought I wanted in life, Mr. Suave, Mr. perfect in my eyes. He was tall, Puerto Rican, street smart,…
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February 1, 2019 in Stories

Everyone Needs Friends

Friends are people who are always there for you when you need them. When I started high school, none of my friends were there. I waited for some time for…
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February 1, 2019 in Stories

Trapped in Sadness

This year has been a little rough. I don't know why because I know that I have a great life and all, but I have been really down this year.…
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January 28, 2019 in Stories

Anger Issues

I get so angry at everything, at everyone, at life. Tried punching things, other people, and myself, nothing works. I tried containing my anger, but it just destroys me inside.…
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January 21, 2019 in Stories

I Don’t Like Life

I've wanted to kill myself for two and a half years, I still do. CONSIDER THIS: Having suicidal thoughts can make you feel frustrated and alone. You are strong for…
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January 21, 2019 in Stories

I’m Done

I want to die, life isn't worth the effort. CONSIDER THIS Life is very tough and everyone goes through many times in life where they feel distressed. You are not alone…
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January 18, 2019 in Stories

Bully Best friend – Who is the villain?

Maybe around a month ago, one of my best friends broke up with her boyfriend. He and I have always been friends, but we started talking to each other a…
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January 16, 2019 in Stories

My Story…

My story is closely related to "I have too many problems". It's not the same but I am a 12th grader. I like a person named Gabe but I don't…
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January 16, 2019 in Stories

Sad Life

Sad life. CONSIDER THIS: Living a sad life can make you feel alone and discouraged. You are strong for persevering through your difficult circumstances even though life has been hard…
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January 8, 2019 in Stories

I Have Too Many Problems

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