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Im a Boy But I Was Born a Girl

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

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Engulfed in Sadness

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

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Would I Be Better Off Dead?

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

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The Shock of My Life

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

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

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

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Mom found cuts, I have no idea what to do

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

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I Think My College Roomate Doesn’t Like Me

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

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

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

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I Have Self-Harm and Depression Issues

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

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Getting Rid Of A Toxic Relationship

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

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

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

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Regrets

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

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Short Episodes

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

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How to help a friend with anxiety

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

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Dad Problems

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

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Thoughts of past are still difficult

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

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I Never Hated Him For It

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

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Confusion

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

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How to Help My Real Mom

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

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Emotional Confusion

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

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

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

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I’m Destroying Myself

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

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No More Fight Left

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

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I Don’t Know What To Do Anymore.

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

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Relationship Advice

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

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Should I Confess My Feelings to a Coworker?

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

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How do I help?

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

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What’s wrong with me?

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

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Pregnant with Twins at Fourteen

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

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Bad Relationship

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

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Skin Issues are Crippling my Life

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

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Self-Harm

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

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Confused

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

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Serious Depression and Self-Harm Issues

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

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Transgender

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

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Financial Issues

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

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Help when overwhelmed

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

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This is my Story

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

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Helpless

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

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Lost….

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

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A Downward Spiral

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

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Overwhelmed by Depression

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

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Relationship Issues

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

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Life Struggles

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

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My Dad Is In Jail

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

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Alone

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

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Family Situation

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

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Coming to Terms

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

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Dad Problems

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

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Betrayed

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

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I Might Be Non-binary

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

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Making Mistakes Around My Crush

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

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My Best Friend is Having a Hard Time

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

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Confused

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

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Abuse

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

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I Need Help to Stop Cutting

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

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Relationship Trouble

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

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Friends Drama

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

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The Worst Breakup

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

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Teenage Sadness

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

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Depression and Anxiety Issues

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

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Arachnophobia

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

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Living With Bipolar

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

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Mental Issues?

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

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Relationship Problems

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

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I Was Betrayed By a Close Friend

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

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My Crush

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

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I Would Like To Start By Sharing My Insecurities

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

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My Mom is Having an Affair

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

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Period Cramps Make Me Breathless

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

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Last Month I Came Out As A Trump Supporter

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

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My Sexuality Has Been Haunting Me

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

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I am 13 Years Old and I Am FTM Transgender

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

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Feeling Misunderstood and Having Issues With Stepdad

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

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Please Help Me

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

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Helping Others

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

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I Need To Talk To Someone About Bettering Myself

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

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Single Mom Struggling with Daughter Harming Herself

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

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Dealing With Low Self-Esteem

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

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Prank Calling My Crush

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

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Crushing on an Older Boy!

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

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Young and Confused
Young and Confused

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

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I Have a Little Problem

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

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Crushing On A New Friend

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

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Failing Medical School

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

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Need help with comforting friends after a loss

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

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Parents can’t know my Passion

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

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Fire and PTSD

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

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Abused At Young Age

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

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My Runaway Day

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

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Tell me about SEX!

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

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Abortion and Moral Obligations
Abortion and Moral Obligations

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

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What Does It Mean to be Bisexual?

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

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The Downfall, Trigger Warning

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

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Feeling tired

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

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

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

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Adopted but where’s my mom?

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

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Happy to be adopted but something is missing.

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

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Coming out as lesbian

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

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Self-Harm, Self-Neglect, What’s Next?

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

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Aromantic or Used to Neglect?

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

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Marriage coming up for work friend

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

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Living Without a Father

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

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Letter

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

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Act or Fact?

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

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My Dad is Going to Lose His Job Soon

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

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Confused About My Girlfriend

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

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Heartbroken

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

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My Depression is Controlling me

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

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Problems with PTSD

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

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I Was Date Raped

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

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Will I feel special again?

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

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What to Do?

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

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My Dad Lied to Me. What Do I Do?

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

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Coming Out

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

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Harassment from Boys

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

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Eating Disorders

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

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Juggling Responsibilities

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

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How would you handle this?

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

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Active volcano

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

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Confused About A Relationship

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

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Debilitating Fears of Being Cheated On

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

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Period pains

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

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I’m a boy who loves makeup, but…

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

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Frustrated with Parents Again

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

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First Sexual Encounter

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

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My Boyfriend Has Serious Issues

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

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Anxiety and Depression

Hello, I am 13 years old and I have been in a relationship with this guy for 6 months. He is my everything. We fight a lot and it...

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Help me stop my parents from hitting my dog!

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

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The Boy I Love Is a Jerk

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

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Molestation

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

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Unrequited Love

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

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Heart Against the Mind 

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

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I’m Losing My Mind

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

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

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

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Is My Girlfriend Using Me?

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

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Nobody likes me

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

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Discussing Contraception With My Parents

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

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Boundaries

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

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I Have Depression

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

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I Feel Hopeless

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

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Stressed out with suicidal thoughts

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

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Problems in High School

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

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Difficulty with relationships

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

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Relationship trouble

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

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Family Fights and Other Issues

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

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Not feeling accepted

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

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I survived a psychiatric hospital

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

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Tired, Depressed and Anxious

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

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I Hate My Life

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

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I Hate Myself

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

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I Feel So Alone

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

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Should I Tell My Roommate I’m Bisexual?

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

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I’m in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship with Myself

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

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Relationships = Disappointment

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

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Bad Breakup

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

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My Sister is Physically Abusive

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

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I Suffer from Anxiety and Perfectionism

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

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My Boyfriend Drugged and Raped Me

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

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Struggling to recover from a sexual assault

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

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It’s on a Spectrum

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

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I was raped.

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

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Cracking

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

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Car Accident

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

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Band

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

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A Confusing Story

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

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Things aren’t the same.

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

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Friendship

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

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Bullying

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

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What’s the point of life?

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

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How Can I Keep Moving Forward?

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

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

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

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Frustrated with Parents

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

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What’s Wrong with Me?

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

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We Need to Talk About Sex

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Love Hurts

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I Just Want to Be Me

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Ten years ago, my mom almost killed me in an accident.

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