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Anyone can write in with their problem. I respond to a few letters each week. You can also read my advice to people who have similar problems to you. 

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I keep telling lies

hey sam for a really long time ive been telling lies. i lie to my teachers and tell them i understand or when called ...

School and me

First day back at school was horrible people laughed at me threw the hallways and called me fat. ive cut myself befor...

Homelessness

Ive been homeless since I was 15. I'm now 18. I've been stayin on sofas and sometimes on park benches or in the town ...

My mum always hits me

Dear Sam ​ My mum always hits me even when its a sall thing like i have forgotten to wash my face, she pulls my hair ...

I have been having flashbacks

hi, ive been having flashbacks recently to all the bad things that have happened in my like, like my dad dying, and b...

Pressure about doing piano

Hi Sam i have been doing piano for a couple of years now but I am really bord of it and music isn't really my passion...

Message from Sam

Food is a part of life for us every day, but for some people this is a real problem. I’d be really interested to hear from you if you’re having problems with eating or your body image.

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Bullying

I get bullied evey day pepol push me me pull me and call me fat It has got to the point were I hate school teachers d...

Is it bullying?

I'm not really sure whether this is bullying or not so I thought this would be the best place to ask... Please reply:...

Explicit Images

I'm a year 9 now. Basically before the summer, this guy (year 10 at the time) used me. He got close to me then asked ...

teasing

when ever these girls walk past me, they make noises as if im rubbish , first they used to bully me so i told the tea...

please help m e

I being bullied at skwl and through my pone and I ty getting help from my mum and she does but then she tells me wht ...

I think I'm being bullied

I have fallen out with some popular girls at my school and they have been spreading rumours about me and rang me to c...

Sexuality

Hey sam, my names A and being bullied for writing a fantasy book about me and my crush who is a boy. Im feeling reall...

I think I'm a bully...

I'm friends with this girl, and I sometimes tease her for fun and she teases me. But this week I said something that ...

bullying

Hi I'm 12 years old and I hate the school, I'm in the 6 class but  I will never go to school any more, because I don'...

People say im mad

i see things that arent there and somtimes feel like im spinning round but i get bullied because of it peple call me ...

Bullying at school

I'm fed up of people calling me geek, nerd weirdo throwing peices of usd paper at me with pictures of me doing person...

Bullying

I say mean things to people but I don't mean it, but they then think that I do, so I keep driving people away, when I...

Please help me!

Hi Sam,I have really, really bad acne therefore I wear foundation to school to hide it. I tell my friends I don't but...

Bullying

Hello Sam I have bullied someone and I regret of what I did can you give me a tip of how I can make them feel happy

Too smart..

Hey Sam, I don't want to sound vain, but I'm really smart, smarter than my friends. A few weeks ago my friends start...

Homophobic Bullying!!!!

Hi,I'm 14 and when I was about 12 I knew I was Bi. I came out to parents and they were OK about it I then decieded to...

Bullied to death

Hello, This all started in year 7 I came to a school where I didn't know anyone, I was nervous, so people picked on m...