Idk whats happened to me but I've been feeling so down and idk what to do?! my best friend constantly puts me down and i hate it she is just so mean and doesn't realise money is tight for me i hate it please see advice!
Me and the rest of Teenagers With Experience have read your email and are very happy you've reached out for help. Calling for help is the first step to recovery.
We all know how it feels to have a horrible friend, from what we hear your friend isn't a good friend but a bully. You deserve better, Mel, why don't you socialise with people in some of your classes? Try to mingle with other people and slowly leave the bully behind. An article should be up (if not then it'll be up soon) about how and when to leave a friendship. If you follow those steps you should find it easier to end your friendship.
Good luck! Keep us updated?
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Hi first of all I like your webpage secondly I need help.
Ever since my 'dad' walked out on us my life has been a living hell! People at school mock me and make me feel worthless saying horrible things like 'why don't you just leave like your dad did?' Quite frankly I HATE IT!!! How can I look to a positive side? School is over soon but some of them applied for the same college as me. Help?
Marcus, I understand where your coming from. I have a lot of knowledge on how you feel and what your going through. Things are said by others but they really don't understand what's going on for you. You need to remember that you have your friends, and if you ever need advice or anything you can come here and talk to us. Try writing about it, don't think about what others are saying. It's easier said than done, but what do they know. Just because your father left, doesn't mean you are. All of them are arrogant people. Just don't even give them the light of day, all their looking for is that attention that they want. So I know it's hard now, but just try to ignore them. If that doesn't work, talk to someone about what's going on and maybe you can get help. Whether that be a counselor at your school or an adult you look up to.
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My friend has depression and I am constantly worried, she keeps saying that she will self-harm and this has really affected my mental health.
Hi there, Lauren here!
I've been in exactly the same situation. Last year, I had a friend that was suicidal and self-harmed on a regular basis. They would tell me when they'd just cut, but I didn't know what to say or do to stop them. Obviously, the last thing I wanted them to do was hurt themselves, because they're my friend and I love them. This began to affect me too, as whenever they spoke about their self-harm, it was very triggering. My advice to you is to let your friend know you're there for them, but to take a step back. Let them know you're starting to feel low as well, so you need a bit of space, and if they're a true friend they'll understand. Of course, you don't want to feel like you're abandoning them, but your mental health comes first, always. Time is a healer, and hopefully you and your friend feel better very soon
Now this is a problem that you may hear every day, sorry. So I like this boy from my class. It's been 3 years since we first met, and I liked him from the first moment I saw him. But he is my best friend. He is so good to me and sometimes shows some signs like he likes me too. But I just can't get the chance to talk to him privately, you know to see what does he think about everything. When we talk, we talk about music, movies, games... but never about us and the situation. Most of the boys from my class are assholes towards their girlfriends, it's disgusting, and I'm afraid that he will become one of them. But he isn't yet, and I hope he won't be. He lost his mother a couple of years ago so he has some respect towards girls. We are otp in our class but there is this little distance between us, it's like we wanna be together but are so shy and awkward to talk seriously. Or at least that's what I think. I know this is all probably dumb to you but I wanna know what should I do, make a move or sth? Ughh
okay first of all! Andjela this is not stupid just a completely normal situation that happens to way more people than you'd think. I myself have had a lot of experience here and I have learned that it is better to not make a move but turn the conversation a bit the next time you're talking. Maybe ask him something along the lines of "so my mind started thinking about you know, us being the otp of our class lol! and I just started thinking what it would be like....like have you ever wondered what it would be like if we maybe started dating?, sry for the randomness but I just really wanted to share my thought with you 😛" But if you are afraid that this might ruin the friendship then just take a breather and think to yourself "I am worth it and if this does not work out and our whole friendship ends, then this was never meant to be!"
I have some problems. First,my body image. I don't like myself,I'm a bit overweight. Sometimes I think I can be good with it and accept it,but just can't because there are other teenagers that always remind me of my body calling me fat.I do work out but it takes time to get to my body goal.I just don't know how to cope with it so sometimes I miss out fun and have a bad day. Also I overthink,I am a good person so other people can fuck me up easily.When I'm at school I always crack jokes and am the fun,crazy,weird one but when I come home I completely shut down and go to my bedroom watch youtubers or stuff like that.I have depression from time to time and I just wanna go away from here.
I get how you you feel!
I have many issues with my body weight. Please, know your not alone.
I was called titanic in my first two years of high school.
Yes it will take time to get your gw but just keep going and you will reach it. Don't always get upset.
At the end of the day. Your body is you.
Don't listen to the pathetic bully.
If you have have a councilor or therapist then talk to them.
What ever you do do not harm yourself.
I hope I helped. My instagram is alicianewnsx if you want to talk more
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