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Fed up

Sam i cant do this anymore all i want is a happy life but no it does not happen i am so sad right now i dont no what to do any more i cry all of the time sometime i wish i was not here i want a happy life people always call me names i am all on my own sam no won cares about me sometimes i dont even think child line cares about me sam i need someone to talk to i hate my life and i dont want to make anyones life rubbish ever its all my fault :(
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Thank you for your letter and being so honest about how you’re feeling right now. It sounds like that might have all been really hard to say. It makes me feel sad to hear that you’re feeling so low and that you think that no one cares about you. I care about you and ChildLine cares about you too. I know it can seem like a big organisation that helps a big group of children and young people but really, ChildLine is made up of a lot of individual people who really care and want to help each and every young person as best as they can. That includes you – we’re all here for you and want to help you get through this.

It’s okay to want a happy life, you deserve that! I imagine it’s really hard to feel like sometimes you don’t want to be here anymore. Sometimes problems can seem really big and too heavy to carry all on your own but I believe that, with the right support, you can find a way through it. That’s why it’s so important to share how you feel and let others help you out. Have you had the chance to think about what it is that is making you feel so sad? Is it that people call you names? Or are there other things on your mind too? It sounds like you have a lot on your mind and that it’s been really hard living with all of that. But the wonderful thing about life is that things can change and you don’t have to make those changes all on your own.

I’m wondering what is making you feel like no one cares about you. You are you and there is nobody else like you in the whole world and that makes you very special indeed. We want to hear from you, support you and try to help you through this time in your life. You are not alone. Please do come and talk to the counsellors at ChildLine.

Telling them a bit more about what is going on for you can help them to understand you a bit better and think about what they can come up with to help. Counsellors are available for you to talk to all day every day. Call free on 0800 1111 or chat to a counsellor online through 1-2-1 chat (works like instant messenger).

You might also want to have a look at the message boards. There is a whole board just about loneliness, and you’ll see that a lot of other young people have had similar feelings to yours. You can also read information on feeling sad, bullying and loneliness in the explore section.

You don’t have to go through this all on your own.


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