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Stay put or die

Stay put or die

I've felt really depressed and lonely for a long time, probably around a few years but recently its got worse and its interfering with my exams, friendships and everyday life. Everyday at school i get bullied and picked on even...

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Caring

Caring

Hi,...
I couldn't really decide which topic to put this under. It's kind of family but its emotions as well. ...
I look after my Mum because she suffers from depression and my big brother who's disabled mentally. Im doing...

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I'm feeling lonely

I'm feeling lonely

Hello Sam,...

I have been diagnosed with anorexia and are currently undergoing treatment. It is going ok, but as a result of this I was off school for a number of weeks before gradually going back,...

Now I am back...

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Why do I feel this way?

Why do I feel this way?

Hi, people in my school are talking about how theyre going through puberty and all these sexual thoughts however I feel I am not. I feel different because I suspect everyone has started Puberty and I haven’t. I feel so...

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Too scared to see a Doctor

Too scared to see a Doctor

I'm a 17 year old girl, and I don't want to sound like I'm jumping to conclusions, but I think I could be bipolar. I have a lot of symptoms, and my behaviour is getting more extreme as I get...

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muslim

muslim

hi,...

i'm a muslim & i recently started wearing the headscarf cos i feel really passionate about my religion. the trouble is everyone treats me weird now, like i'm a different person even my best friends seem like they're treding...

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mental health

mental health

dear sam,...

this is my first time trying this talking thing. i have ocd and i dont know what to do about it dont want to tell anyone, so please dont give me the advice to tell a parent or...

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Hi:(!

Hi!

:( Hello. Ive not been feeling myself latley.. i keep myelf to myself want to sleep all the time lock myself away....

I used to love school, family, friend, now it don’t bother me....

i hate feeling this way i...

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CONFUSED

CONFUSED2

Hi Sam....
My parents have been split up for seven years and up til now it hasn't really bothered me, the idea of having two houses was quite cool and fun, but we did a topic on love in RE...

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Why oh why ?

Why oh why ?

I am a fifteen year old , who for the first  14 yrs of their life lived as a female the sex I was assigned at birth , before I came out , I'd been looking into labels like gender...

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Mental health

Mental health

Hi Sam,...
I have lots of mental health problems. I have OCD and schizophrenia and I am taking medication for depression and anxiety....
I haven't told my friends, I want to, but I am scared what they will think of...

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what is wrong with me?

what is wrong with me?

I get really worked up sometimes and i flip and tear up books, punch walls and break stuff my friends think its funny and tease me about throwing 'baby tantrums' . But im twelve. same when my sister annoys me,...

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Anger

Anger

Dear Sam,...
For as long as I can remember I have been angry. 6 years ago I was in anger management for a year, this ultimately had no/ little effect. For the past 5 years I have been cutting and...

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period

period

erm , im 12 and i havent started my period yet and all my friends have ? i have tons of emergency pads and im worried incase i never start ,
thanks for your time 

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He's been told to not contact me, help me please

He's been told to not contact me, help me please

I know im to old for this site but my friend who is younger than me said you'd help me, so I'm hoping you will. As I honestly don't know where else to go. This is pretty much my last...

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Anger

Anger

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im finding myself getting very angry at time and this isnt the normal me im calm all the time but if people at school get annoying i will always end up arguing with them because i am in...

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the end

the end

i am 12 recently i have found out about a possible nuclear war and am SOOOOOOOOOOO scared that the world will end because of one selfish b****** and i still wont be able to do things i wanted to please...

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My Mask.

My Mask.

Hi! I'm 12. I live with my mum who I generally get along with, my sister, who's 13, who has Downs Syndrome and my dog! My dad works away. Sometimes, I don't see him for a whole year before he...

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i don't know if I've gone through puberty yet...

i don't know if I've gone through puberty yet...

so im a 15 year old boy, and i've always had a high pitched voice...so all my friends voices have broken, but mine hasn't, is this normal?

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Medical Dad

Medical Dad

Hello Sam,...
Thankyou for reading this. I am sorry if I sound mean in it or blunt, at anytime....
I have been seeing people, and having 'episodes' of being scared someone will kill me. It lasts for hours sometimes, and...

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????

????

I think I may have OCD. When I was seven, I got a bad stomach bug and was almost hospitalized. Since then, I have developed a severe phobia of vomiting. So I have started up rituals like repeating actions and...

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Get attached to people too easily.

Get attached to people too easily.

Ha! My name is S*. What I was going to ask about was this weird thing I do. If I meet an female adult that has shows lots of affection for me, I get attached to them. It doesn't happen...

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Help I've stopped taking my medicine

Help I've stopped taking my medicine

Hi sam,...

Im writing because im a bit worried at the moment i have been diagnosed with depression and have been prescribed with antidepressants but the problem is that i've suddenly just stopped taking them i don't know why i...

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My friend is being emotional aboused by her BF

My friend is being emotional aboused by her BF

Hi it's me again, please answer my letter because I'm so worried that my friend is being emotional abused by her BF!!! What should I do? Should I inform the police or stand up to the beast?? please answer me...

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Help me

help me?

Sam, I need help! I'm a 16 year old girl hearing voices in my head & they are telling me to kill myself..I'm that close to listening to it, it's slowly killing me! I can't open up to anyone about...

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hi

hi

hi sam my name is k and im 16 and for the past year i have suffered a coupke of sexual abuse behaviour and i have been dealing with it for ages now but everytime someone mentions it to me...

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Lying and being strange

Lying and being strange

Hi, i sometimes just lie, sometimes about stupid things, and sometimes about big things. Like a few weeks ago I said I had been sexually assaulted, but I hadn't. I don't lie for attention, for sympathy, or to big myself...

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disability

disability

im 14 and i am autistic and i have hypermobility syndrome and i have a astigmatism my pe teachers are constantly trying to to have a go at me because i am unable to do rugby or football or something along...

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'The hyper friend.'

'The hyper friend.'

Dear Sam....

I'm thirteen and in secondary school in a group of people I'm the happy one, the one who can ALWAYS be relied on to feel great and cheer people up. People see me as a comedian and not...

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Not being able to think

Not being able to think

I have rencently been having some big problems.my family know about it but now they won't leave me alone. I know there worried but there always trying to get me to talk and be with one of them at all...

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mean trainer

mean trainer

I go to a dance club and my trainer always puts me at the back and i get upset by it i know it sounds silly but im behing a tall girl aswell and i have a feelin she hates...

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im bisexual... help?

im bisexual... help?

hi sam,...
im obviously anoymonous that is why i am even writing about this online.. im new to all of this childline thing and this is my first letter. wether you reply or not.. here goes.....
im a 14 year...

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Bad Voice In My Head

Bad Voice In My Head

Hello Sam...
Im Thirteen and My Name is ------------....
since about the 20th of december ive had a bad voice in my head,i was upset and very down about this all over the christmas period it got worse and worse...

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Anxiety- feeling sick

Anxiety- feeling sick

hello, i have been feeling sick everyday for a long time, however i was last actually sick 2 years ago. I worry about being sick and  i have panic attacks and i dont want to go anywhere anymore....
im scared...

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Dissociation

Dissociation

I am 17 years old and am currently doing A levels. I'm finding the pressure all around me to fit in, grow up, do well and study too much that sometimes I feel like i'm not myself at all. Not...

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Very worried!

Very worried!

I haven't had my period for over a month and I'm really worried. I don't want to see a doctor because that is what my aunt suggested. I just need to know if ill be okay and if this is...

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I think i have cancer :(

I think i have cancer :(

Im really scared and worried to tell my mum i think i have cancer i searched up the symptoms and i have most of them i really dont want to go to the doctors i dont like them touching me....

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Temper

Temper

Hello Sam...

im writing to you cos I really don't know what to do with my self....I find it very hard to behave defiantly in school , I get in to fights a lot too , I have ADHD what...

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mental health

mental health

hiya...

I have OCD and I need to get it sorted out. I am becoming paranoid about everything and I dont want to sound pathetic but I mean everything. I cant do anything with out worring about what its effects...

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vegetarian

vegetarian

Hi Sam, Please help me. I know this sounds really strange, but I'm a vegetarian and I can't stand other people eating animals. Sometimes at dinner i have to go upstairs to eat my dinner, as I can't stand looking...

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Anger

Anger

I have serious anger problems and the methods of controlling it where says on the childline website is not effective for me. I have snapped at my cousin who's only three years old and his parents and my parents are...

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Not being honest with My Support Worker

Not being honest with My Support Worker

Hi Sam,...

im currently a 14 year old and at the moment I'm having regular meetings with a support/youth worker and If I'm being totally honest I'm not being 100% honest with her....

At the moment I'm finding it hard...

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My bad life on a good world

My bad life on a good world

There's a secret about me that I don't tell anyone. My mum is in a wheelchair, I forget what she has because I never bring up and haven't done in years but I think she said it's like multiple sclerouses...

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Who really are counsellors?

Who really are counsellors?

Hey Sam, I have been reading through the letters that young people have been sending to you. It made me want to write. I enjoy writing as a hobbie, emotive writing. I, myself have a lot of issues in which...

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How to ask for help?

How to ask for help?

People advise you to ask for help (with self harm/depression etc) by going to teachers or doctors or a trusted adult... but how do you bring up what you want to talk about? How do you ask for help? What...

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Puberty

Puberty

My voice has broken and I'm the only one in my class is it normal to start puberty at my age I'm only in year seven

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Voices

Voices

I'm scared of a lot of things at the moment and I even find waking up in a morning hard. I don't like to get out of bed, I don't like to wake up. I hear things that other people...

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Dyslexic and Lonely

Dyslexic and Lonely

Hi Sam...

I started a new scool in september and I am dyslexic. I hav had a lot of help from teecher asistants at my old scool but now I feel alone. I hav some help from teecher asistants in...

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Diagnosed

Diagnosed

Dear Sam, I am 12 (13 in January) and I am currently in year 8. Since I began Yr 7 I have had Insomnia, and it is getting worse. I have major issues in getting to sleep, which normally happens...

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How can I cope with early puberty?

How can I cope with early puberty?

Dear Sam,...

I am a twelve year old girl (finally turning thirteen this year,) and I have been coping with early puberty since around age eight when I first started periods. It was such an odd thing to experience as...

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Burgaler

Burgaler

I always feel that there may be a stranger in my house that's going to do something to me or my family but the thing is I feel that there is but I know there isnt... Do you know of...

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my imaginary friends

my imaginary friends

So since I can't talk about this in person I thought id write a letter. Since I was about 7 I've haf these made up characters in my head. As I grew up I always told myself that when I...

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I lie to everyone

I lie to everyone

Ive been lying to an awful lot of people i really want to stop but i cant ive been lying like this for almost 2 years now and there is nothing i would like more than to stop, id lie...

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my personality

my personality

I am 15 and I am really struggling to find my personality. I'm not even interested in particulafr music, books or any subject. have a brother and a sister and my brother is really passionate about his athletics , my...

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autism sucks

autism sucks

I have autism and it's really annoying. I can't cross roads by myself. Everyone teases me. I hate it.

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Afraid to tell.

Afraid to tell.

Hey. I feel as though I can't trust anyone. I mean no one at all, not my friends, family and until now not even anonymous letters. I have lovely friends and I love them all but I'm afraid of get...

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Autism

Autism

Hi Sam,...

I have aspergers (a form of autism) and I'm worried that if  I tell some of my friends they might treat me differently because when I was in year 4 or 5 I told a girl who I...

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autism

autism

hi my name is l* and im 13 yeers old and just resently  i saw in your letter/messige thing that you want to now if anwon nows somwon or is somwon that has autisim im sory if my spelings not...

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