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Porn is meant for adults, but sometimes young people want to watch it too. I would be interested in hearing how porn affects you, especially if you feel it's become a problem.
 
Although I read every letter, I can only answer a handful out of the hundreds I get. If I don't answer yours, try looking for a similar problem in the letters I have answered before.

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Sam

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Completely worried about sex

Completely worried about sex

Hey,...
I've been with my boyfriend for almost a year now and I feel completely comfortable with him and I am really happy with him. We both have lost our virginities together abit ago and I'm starting to get worried......

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Self harm and the way I look

Self harm and the way I look

Lately I have been changing and people have been bugging me about it am putting me down abou it. Lets say I have been labeled as goth. People have been taking the mick and I have just had enough. I...

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Smoking

Smoking

So basically my mum smokes witch is very common . But I am 12 and don't want her to keep coming near me with her cigarets because I can't breathe right when she does ...
and it mAkes my hair...

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Had sex with girlfriend and feel pressured

Had sex with girlfriend and feel pressured

I am 15 nearly 16 and just had sex with my girlftiend and now I feel like I'm being pressured into having sex again as she loved the sex and so did I. I want to have more sex but...

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I think my friend is self harming I'm worried

I think my friend is self harming I'm worried

So my friend and I have seen my other friend playing with sissors and we are worried about her.We have seen her scars and I really worried.She also hardly eats at lunch she would buy something and then not want...

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I'm Bisexual and I don't know if I should tell my family

I'm Bisexual and I don't know if I should tell my family

Dear Sam,...
I am 15 years old and my name is S*...
I have known that I am Bisexual for quite a while and I have just started telling my close friends, with no trouble, but I am very scared...

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Cruelty

Cruelty

My mum is saying that I have to get a level 6 in my reading if I want a new keyboard. I understand that it is really expensive but it is really hard to get into level 6. I am...

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I dont what to do

I dont what to do

Hi. I'm 15 years old and I'm a student finishing high school, I have recently came out as lesbian, to my friends who have been absolutely amazing helping me and supporting me and making me feel normal. But my mum...

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Sleep over

Sleep over

Hey Sam,...

I have a brother who is much older then me and at univeristy he has invited me to go an stay with him for a night wen I have half term from school. I really want to see...

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Masterbating

Masterbating

Hi, I am so angry with myself, I am 12 and watching porn and masterbating and I'm feeling ugly and disgusting......

I feel like I am a looser and nobody can make me feel like I'm trustworthy....

Can you help...

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long distance

long distance

there is this boy i really like and he likes me back but he lives in england i live in ireland but we do see eachother in summer and im thinking what if we will stop seeing eachother im thinking...

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