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When relationships work, they can be great – but when they don’t it can be especially hard. Being single can also be difficult and over the next few weeks I’d like to hear about your relationships and what it’s like being in one, or being single.

Remember that when you write to me, I can only pick a handful of letters each week out of hundreds – and that I don’t answer privately, it’s always on my page.

Take care,
Sam

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Life

Life

Okay so I have had quite a few problems quite recently, my parents have decided to split up, my papa had been put in hospital for depression and now I have just found out that there is something in my...

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parents

Parents

Dear Sam....
i am 13 years old and currently live with my grandad. My parent have divorced and my 1 sister lives with my dad my mother is in prison. My dad smokes canabis and I have  concerns on my...

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Troubles

Troubles

My parents split up when I was 1, I am used to the fact tht they're not together, it's never been any different. But recently, I have felt constantly judged and a whole load of other things as well. I...

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I don't even know what to do???

I don't even know what to do???

Sam I need your help. I don't feel safe or welcomed at my moms, but she won't let me go to my dads, because it's her time with me, but she never spends it with me, she's always playing her...

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dad......

dad......

I my mum and my dad divorced when I was little and I don't like my dad I don't know what to tell him next time I see him and I don't actually know when i see him, what can...

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Help

Help

I'm 10 and people (Mainly Boys) have been saying “with a face like yours you will never be famous" and I want to be a YouTuber and I need a way to get my self esteem back up because I'm...

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Parents and Smoking

Parents and Smoking

My Parents split up when I was very young. I didn't know why until I found I when I was 13. I'm 14 now and a girl. Since then I was so stressed out because everyone know the reason even...

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I just don't know what to do anymore!!

I just don't know what to do anymore!!

I live with my mum and my step-dad...

. My step-dad adopted me when i was ten as my real dad was an alcoholic and died when i was young...
. My step-dad has always brought me up and we've...

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Gcse

Gcse

I am goings i be doing gcses soi and I am deciding what gcses I want to take but I don't know what I want to be when I'm older so it is harder for me to decide.   Help!!!!!!

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Doctor

Doctor

I'm a 15 year old girl and I live in the UK, I've been quite sad for a while now, and I have self harmed and I want to go to the doctor to see if I have depression but...

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