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Told my friends - March 4th 2018, 06:02 AM

I told my friends today that I was self harming.

They were really, really supportive, and I feel better after telling them.

Just figured I'd share the good news and maybe encourage other people to think about doing the same; it's really scary to talk about at first, I can't deny that. It's a good step to think about taking if you're able to though, and usually people will be supportive and loving and be there for you.

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Re: Told my friends - March 4th 2018, 07:09 AM

I am so glad that you told your friends! I think that this is a first step toward getting the support you need. It's great that you have people you can confide in.


   
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Re: Told my friends - March 4th 2018, 02:38 PM

This is lovely to hear! I agree that it can be difficult to reach out for help but it is so worth it. Thinking of you.


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Re: Told my friends - March 4th 2018, 04:57 PM

I'm happy to hear that you were able to tell your friends and that they were supportive!

I agree, that is the biggest, scariest first step. Hopefully they are able to provide support.
   
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Re: Told my friends - March 4th 2018, 05:22 PM

This is wonderful! I'm glad this went well for you. Lots of Hugs.
   
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Re: Told my friends - March 4th 2018, 06:04 PM

thank you guys!
   
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Re: Told my friends - March 6th 2018, 04:23 AM

I am glad you told your friends. That's a huge step, and I'm even happier for you that it went well! Now you know you have people in your corner even when things get tough, and that is no small thing. This is wonderful news; thank you for sharing!



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