Support Forums Today's Posts

Get Advice Connect with TeenHelp Resources
HelpLINK Facebook     Twitter     Tumblr     Instagram    Hotlines    Safety Zone    Alternatives

You are not registered or have not logged in

Hello guest! (Not a guest? Log in above!)

As a guest on TeenHelp you are only able to use some of our site's features. By registering an account you will be able to enjoy unlimited access to our site, and will be able to:

  • Connect with thousands of teenagers worldwide by actively taking part in our Support Forums and Chat Room.
  • Find others with similar interests in our Social Groups.
  • Express yourself through our Blogs, Picture Albums and User Profiles.
  • And much much more!

Signing up is free, anonymous and will only take a few moments, so click here to register now!

Mental Health Use this forum to share your mental health concerns and to seek advice.

Closed Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread
  (#1 (permalink)) Old
Matter Offline
The Space Essence
I've been here a while
Matter's Avatar
Name: Sue
Gender: Female

Posts: 1,054
Blog Entries: 7
Join Date: March 5th 2017

Disliking extra classes - May 6th 2018, 10:32 AM

Except for the English lessons, which I used to have from 2011 to 2017, I have never really had constant lessons of something. I have lots of different hobbies that I'd like to develop, but for some reason I just hate going somewhere to learn them.

I have no idea why, but I've never had lessons that I actually enjoyed. I'm currently enrolled on Spanish, German and drawing courses and every single time I need to go there, I feel horrible. But I force myself to go, because otherwise I would do nothing (and I would not develop any of my hobbies). I've already found out that I have to be enrolled somewhere in order to participate (I used to ride horses but now I don't, because it wasn't a course - I would arrange each lesson separately. That's why I stopped. I just didn't want to go there.) I'd also love to take up guitar.

Those are supposed to be my hobbies. I love learning languages, drawing and horse-riding! I can't understand why I hate going on those lessons. Forcing myself is a solution, but only temporary. I'm already starting to be fed up with going somewhere and hating it. And it's not about the lessons themselves (everything is alright there). Besides, if there was something wrong, I wouldn't like to go on one course, but I dislike all of them.

Any ideas why? When I think about going I already feel hopeless...
  (#2 (permalink)) Old
Kate* Offline
Newsletter Tips Writer
Outside, huh?
Kate*'s Avatar
Name: Katie
Age: 32
Gender: Female
Location: Ohio

Posts: 4,787
Join Date: January 6th 2009

Re: Disliking extra classes - May 6th 2018, 04:13 PM

I'm the same way. I like learning about and doing things my own way by my own choice. Taking lessons gives it a regular time when you have to go whether you feel like going or not, there's a right and wrong way, and makes them work, not fun, or at least less fun. The exception would be an activity that had to be done a certain way to be safe. Obviously, I wouldn't want to hurt myself trying to figure something out.

Member Since: September 19, 2007
LHO: March 31, 2008- October 13, 2012

"Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you." Jean Paul Sarte
  (#3 (permalink)) Old
PM me anytime!

TeenHelp Veteran
.:Bibliophile:.'s Avatar
Gender: Just me

Posts: 17,580
Blog Entries: 1863
Join Date: January 18th 2009

Re: Disliking extra classes - May 6th 2018, 09:28 PM

I dislike/struggle with social situations. I can love something but struggle with being around people. For example, I love seeing movies and going to the bookstore but there are times when I can't due to not wanting to be in social situations. The other things I struggle with is depression and when I am depressed my motivation to get out of the house can be difficult even to do things that I like.

I think that figuring out why you are struggling is key. It might be something you could discuss with a counselor or maybe try and write out some of the feelings you have about going out. If you write down what you feel when you go to those events it might help you come to understand the why behind not enjoying them.

Best regards.

|Lead Moderator|Newsletter Officer|
Closed Thread


classes, disliking, extra

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All material copyright 1998-2020, TeenHelp.
Terms | Legal | Privacy | Conduct | Complaints | Mobile

Powered by vBulletin®.
Copyright ©2000-2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search engine optimization by vBSEO.
Theme developed in association with vBStyles.