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This time of year is when lots of people have exams and coursework. I’d be really interested in hearing from anyone with problems around exams and revision and how it’s affecting you.

Remember I can only respond to a few letters each week, but I do read every single one.

Take care,
Sam

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Me

Me

I started my period and I ain't told my parents , I'm scared to and every day I'm scared of getting caught. I don't know how to tell them and it annoys me , once there was blood on the...

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My best friends don't let me do stuff outside school with them

My best friends don't let me do stuff outside school with them

Dear Sam...
My best friends and I are really close even though my best friends are cousins. They have sleepovers and play dates but never invite me and I feel really left out .I don't feel comfortable telling them that...

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Bullied

Bullied

I feel like I'm being bullied by a teacher in school,he always picks on me and tells me off, and he always seems grumpy when he sees me, He says my attitude is silly when I talk to him, he's...

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telling people

telling people

i cant really tell anyone how i feel i cant even talk to my teacher i want to become confiden but i dont know how please help me

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Help me help someone

Help me help someone

I have a friend (sorry it's annonimus) who blames himself for his sisters death (she commit suicide and he was the one who found her) I just don't know what to say anymore, he is living in hell because he...

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Parents

I don't know what to do.

Hey sam:)...

im 100% sure I'm not confused. Even though I'm only 13 years old I feel as if I want to dress like a boy and cut my hair off. I started to tie my hair up and put...

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Sexuality

Sexuality

Hi, so when i was younger i remember kissing my firends (that were boys, im a boy aswell) as being silly and everytime i did it i would feel sad, not happy and regret it. From the ages of 11-13...

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i have ADHD and ODD

i have ADHD and ODD

hi  i have been diagnosed with adhd and odd i know what they stand for but not much about them. i have been given tablets for adhd and i have to take them every morning , i find it hard...

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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia

HI Sam,...
My best friend J*, has just been diagnosed with Schizohrenia. I am worrried as he has changed alot since i met him 6 months ago when he moved into a hosue with his mum. He is only 16...

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My mum hits me

My mum hits me

My mum always blames stuff on me she knows I haven't done she hits me and punches me secretly when I'm out in public I don't know what to do ! Is this child abuse?

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