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Red face I got help. - March 6th 2009, 01:00 AM

I spent half of last night crying, texting my friend, and cutting.
I can't do it on my own.

Today I talked to a teacher, and they got me set up with a counseler.
I told them, they called my mom.
That's the law you know
If your hurting yourself, somone else is hurting you, or your going to hurt someone, we have to tell your parents, it's the law.
My mom has a history of SH, so that when much better then I thought it was.

I feel like this huge weights been lifted! But I'm so scared about what's going to happen.
I have to thank everyone whos replyed to my posts and given me support.
Maybe I can get better now?

And anyone who wants help, but is as scared as I was. DON'T BE SCARED [Well you will be, but face the fear.] It's such a good feeling to know your not in it alone anymore, so please, go for it.

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Re: I got help. - March 6th 2009, 01:13 AM

That's absolutely wonderful Lilly. I'm really proud of you for taking that step and I know you can do it! Your mom will support, and everyone here is on your side.

Congratulations on getting up that courage to ask for help and stay strong, okay?
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Re: I got help. - March 6th 2009, 02:51 AM

Lilly, I am so proud of you. I think asking for help was the hardest thing I ever had to do in my life. And I'm sooo glad you asked for it.

Did you know your mom had a history of it before you told?

And don't worry, I personally think that telling in the beginning was the hardest part. Now, just do your best to be truthful. =)



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Re: I got help. - March 6th 2009, 02:58 AM

Lily, Im so glad that you asked for help. It was hard for me too but I did it and so did you! Congrats!!!






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Re: I got help. - March 6th 2009, 11:01 AM

That's great to hear Lilly! I know how terrifying it can be before you tell someone, but it does feel like a relief after you've told them.
I hope you get all the help you need from now and can get through this difficult part of your life. :]


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Re: I got help. - March 6th 2009, 08:49 PM

Thats great Lilly that you decided to talk to someone, it's one of the biggest steps to take in recovery and you did it! Now that it's done you can focus on working on why you feel the need to SH so that eventually you can quit.

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Maybe I can get better now?
Of course you can. If you really want to do something, you can do it.

Good luck with the councellor, it may seem quite scary at first but once you get in there and talk to them, it's alright

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Re: I got help. - March 6th 2009, 09:59 PM

yeah, you can get better now. and sometimes it might be as scary as even telling somebody was.
but it gets better and easier with time.
by the sounds of it your mom will really stand by your side through this, so that'll will be a great source of support.
good luck eh?


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Re: I got help. - March 7th 2009, 03:03 PM

Im happy you went and got the help
and there is no need to be scared about what may happen,the most they will do for onw is get you talking about it and trying different coping methods that are safer.

for anyone else who is a Sher do not be scared and asking for help is the first stop.
If you are willing to try then it dose work.
it is long and hard and a huge process and step but in the end it will pay off in one way or another.
posting about your troubles is one step
taking advice is another
all of these are steps to recovery and its brave to begin that
   
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Re: I got help. - March 7th 2009, 03:09 PM

Hey Lily ! That's so great. I'm glad that this whole experience has made you feel better, and that you now know you are not alone in this thing. And I'm glad that your mom took everything well, too. I know it's tough to think of what lies ahead, but just remember how great it felt to get everything off your chest. These people will help you even more, and think about how much greater you'll feel when it's all over.

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Re: I got help. - March 7th 2009, 04:33 PM

Well done lilly!
I think its really good that you went and got help from a teacher, even though you were scared. That was a really brave thing to do and hopefully now you can work at stopping self harming. I hope the councelling helps you and that you succeed

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Re: I got help. - March 8th 2009, 03:33 AM

Congrats Lily, that is amazing. Wonderful job taking that first step.
Its a very hard first step, but once you reach it you will know you did it for the better. I'm glad you have a good support system too. Good luck and stay strong!
   
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Re: I got help. - March 8th 2009, 03:37 AM

Well done.
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I'm so proud of you =)
Wish I had that much courage to tell someone who could actualy help me. =/


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Re: I got help. - March 8th 2009, 03:06 PM

Thanks everyone. It's almost sad how much the words from bunch of names in a little electric box mean to me 8P
   
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Re: I got help. - March 8th 2009, 04:43 PM

Lilly, it's amazing that you told your mother. I know it's been said a million times, but I wanted to let you know how proud I am of you for seeking help. It's awesome.


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Re: I got help. - March 10th 2009, 02:52 AM

Hey I think it's great that you got help and you're doing better. Keep it up. (:
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