TeenHelp
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!


General For questions or discussions that do not fit elsewhere, post here. Please check all forum descriptions before posting here to be sure there is not a better location for your thread.

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  (#1 (permalink)) Old
monkey01 Offline
trying to be strong
Experienced TeenHelper
******
 
monkey01's Avatar
 
Name: Chantelle
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Location: Canada

Posts: 543
Blog Entries: 32
Join Date: April 29th 2012

so sorry - September 17th 2012, 10:16 AM

I lied about my suicide attempt i never attempted i only did it cause i thought people did not care about me and wouldn't notice if I was dead. I also never had a sister named Chelsey. I am so so sorry for lying to everyone im sorry for worrying everyone to. It was a horrible thing to do. It will never happen again.
I totally understand if you guys wont trust me anymore or if you are mad at me.
Again i am so sorry


There is always someone who cares about you. It may not seem like it but there is. I can promise you that much.
  Send a message via MSN to monkey01  
  (#2 (permalink)) Old
Amorphous. Offline
171012
Experienced TeenHelper
******
 
Amorphous.'s Avatar
 
Name: Hamed Khatiz
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Location: Sydney.

Posts: 555
Blog Entries: 2
Join Date: April 14th 2012

Re: so sorry - September 17th 2012, 10:24 AM

Alright, sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo immediately, this should have a Trigger tag, and Chantelle, you have ABSOLUTELY nothing to apologise about and believe me, we are not mad at you.....

It's OK, you can rest assured we are not angry at all and let me just say now, I am here for you and I am not the only one. It's good that you have told the truth now and that takes A HELLUVA LOT of courage.

Soooooooooooooooooooooo proud of you <3.

.

H.


ďAt times the world may seem an unfriendly and sinister place,
But believe that there is much more good in it than bad.
All you have to do is look hard enough,
And what might seem to be a series of unfortunate events may in fact be the first steps of a journey.Ē

~My Childhood Friend.

Last edited by Amorphous.; September 17th 2012 at 11:29 PM.
   
  (#3 (permalink)) Old
Hypothesis. Offline
Not significant.

TeenHelp Veteran
*************
 
Hypothesis.'s Avatar
 
Name: Dez
Age: 23
Gender: They/them.
Location: Connecticut, USA

Posts: 19,250
Blog Entries: 139
Join Date: November 16th 2010

Re: so sorry - September 17th 2012, 10:25 AM

Hey there,

I am very proud of you for getting the courage to make a post like this. I know that it is not easy to confess to something like this, but it is really good that you did.

Remember now that the people on this site and elsewhere do care about you. We would love to give you any support and advice needed, but it is important that you tell the truth. I know sometimes that it may be scary to do something like that but we will give you support and advice on whatever you need.

Again, I'm really glad you've told us and hope we can start again on a new foot.


   
  (#4 (permalink)) Old
Palmolive Offline
Purr Purr Purr.
Jeez, get a life!
***********
 
Palmolive's Avatar
 
Name: Jessie
Age: 25
Gender: Girly.
Location: The stars.

Posts: 5,791
Blog Entries: 2318
Join Date: January 31st 2009

Re: so sorry - September 17th 2012, 10:28 AM

Chantelle

It takes a lot of courage to stand up and apologise and I'm really proud of you for doing just that. I definitely do not hate you but I hope now you feel you can be honest with us so we can help you the best we can. Thank you for being honest with everyone! Remember, you're not on your own.

Jessie


"Only in the dark, can you see the stars..."
Josie 12/3/2014, always in my heart. Sue 19/2/2016; Peter, Ellie, Hannah, Andy, Kirtsie RIP.

Helplink Mentor l Article writer l Forum mod l Community Mod
   
  (#5 (permalink)) Old
Tigerlily. Offline
Rawr
I can't get enough
*********
 
Tigerlily.'s Avatar
 
Name: Cheye
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Location: Nevada

Posts: 2,054
Blog Entries: 27
Join Date: August 22nd 2010

Re: so sorry - September 17th 2012, 10:34 AM

Chantelle, I am so very proud of you for posting this thread and telling the truth. I know you feel bad and realize that lying was wrong, and you are showing us that you are a stand up person by telling the truth and apologizing. I am so very proud of you, and I hope that now we can continue to help you with whatever problems you face.


Resident old person, back from much needed, multiple year hiatus.


HelpLINK Mentor(1/28/11)Live Help Operator(5/28/11)Social Networking Team(2/9/12)Rape and Abuse Forum Moderator(2/11/12)Articles Team(7/17/12)Sex and Puberty Forum Moderator(7/28/12)Fashion and Style Forum Moderator(9/23/12)Chat Mod(10/13/12)Buddy(11/18/12)
  Send a message via MSN to Tigerlily. Send a message via Yahoo to Tigerlily. Send a message via Skype™ to Tigerlily. 
  (#6 (permalink)) Old
PSY Offline
Hugh Jackman ♥

TeenHelp Veteran
*************
 
PSY's Avatar
 
Name: Robin
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Location: Southern California

Posts: 10,011
Blog Entries: 34
Join Date: June 12th 2009

Re: so sorry - September 17th 2012, 05:00 PM

Hello, Chantelle!

I want to emphasize how proud I am of you, and how courageous it is for you to tell everyone on TeenHelp what really happened (and why it happened). We all lie - sometimes it's about a bunch of small things, and sometimes it's about one or two big things. Either way, it's not easy to admit we've lied, and we may worry about the consequences.

Personally, I think it's a lot easier to talk to you now, since you've shared what's really going on in your life, and I'm sure many of TeenHelp's members will feel simiarly with time. If they aren't always worrying about whether or not you're alive, they can really take the time to get to know you better, and help you work through the real problems/issues you're facing.

Some people may be too hurt to continue talking to you, but by posting about what happened in the forums, you're allowing new people to reach out. You're still a member of this community, and now it's not founded on lies. That's a good thing! When in doubt, remember that even though creating this thread was difficult, in the long-term, it will be the best and right thing to do - for yourself, for everyone who has gotten to know you over the past several weeks, and for everyone who will get to know you in the weeks to come. =)







Last edited by PSY; September 17th 2012 at 05:06 PM.
   
1 user(s) liked this post or found it helpful.
  (#7 (permalink)) Old
Reign. Offline
Just Hold On We're Going Home~
Regular TeenHelper
*****
 
Reign.'s Avatar
 
Name: Kay
Gender: Female
Location: IRAW ;)

Posts: 405
Blog Entries: 13
Join Date: July 2nd 2012

Re: so sorry - September 17th 2012, 08:02 PM

Tbh, I knew you faked it. I could tell. But I was still concerned in case it really was true.



So dance if it moves you,
and jump in the fire, if it burns you.
I'll throw my arms around you darlin',
and we'll turn to ashes.

Kinda like the way you tell me,
"Baby, please come home. I need you here right now.
I'm crying underwater so you don't hear the sound."


What if I can't forget you?
I'll burn your name into my throat.
I'll be the fire that'll catch you.
What's so good about picking up the pieces?
   
  (#8 (permalink)) Old
Lumos. Offline
Used to be Don'tForget
I can't get enough
*********
 
Lumos.'s Avatar
 
Name: Dionna
Age: 20
Gender: Agender
Location: Oregon

Posts: 3,122
Blog Entries: 84
Join Date: March 13th 2011

Re: so sorry - September 17th 2012, 10:12 PM

I'm really proud that you came and told us the truth. I'm not mad nor hate you but please don't scare me again. I hope you can talk to us now and know that of course people care. We are always here. Thank you for telling us the truth. I'm here if you ever need.





From day one I talked about getting out
But not forgetting about
How all my worst fears are letting out
He said, "Why put a new address on the same old loneliness?"
When breathing just passes the time
Until we all just get old and die
  Send a message via Skype™ to Lumos. 
  (#9 (permalink)) Old
Validity Offline
Member
I can't get enough
*********
 
Validity's Avatar
 
Name: Jay
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Location: In the deep, dark, treacherous place called my mind. Oh and Australia!

Posts: 2,459
Blog Entries: 23
Join Date: August 23rd 2012

Re: so sorry - September 17th 2012, 11:25 PM

Hey gorgeous,

you didn't have to lie, about anything, we all care for you and will continue to do so.

Stay strong, you can always talk to me whenever you need to,
Jay.


Buddy since 18/11/12 LiveHelp Operator since 22/12/12 Add me on Facebook Jay Louise Shorrock!
A whisper in the dark; is better than silence in the light. -Courtesy of your's truly.
My blog is open to all, those whom are easily triggered avoid, it's a story about a girl and her life and how far she has come over the years. If you read it, I hope it inspires you to keep fighting and to NEVER give up!

When you can no longer think of a reason to continue, you must think of a reason to start over.
   
  (#10 (permalink)) Old
hey you beautiful <3
Experienced TeenHelper
******
 
havehopeyourbeautiful's Avatar
 
Name: crystal stuart
Age: 22
Gender: I Am A Female Elf ;)
Location: taree nsw australia

Posts: 604
Blog Entries: 2
Join Date: September 6th 2010

Re: so sorry - September 18th 2012, 12:03 AM

hey, chantelle, that took a lot of courage to do... i am here for you not angry or anything and you mentioned a sister??? jess is real? <3

sooooo proud of you <3 C


be brave lifes to short make the most of it add me on http://www.teenhelp.org/ it will do u wonders xxx :P
who ever knows christabel add this group xxx http://www.teenhelp.org/socialgroups...%27s+stalkers/
love crystal

havent self harmed for 4 months
this is my girlfriend http://www.teenhelp.org/users/holliex/
   
  (#11 (permalink)) Old
Disappearing Offline
Member
Senior TeenHelper
*******
 
Disappearing's Avatar
 
Gender: Female

Posts: 991
Join Date: November 20th 2011

Re: so sorry - September 18th 2012, 01:11 AM

Hey there.
Thanks for being honest with us. That takes a lot of courage on your part. Doesn't it feel better to not have to hide it now? If you need someone to talk to, you can always PM/VM me. I'm still here for you.
   
  (#12 (permalink)) Old
escape♥ Offline
Happiness is waiting for you<3
Experienced TeenHelper
******
 
escape♥'s Avatar
 
Name: Paula
Age: 22
Gender: Girl :3
Location: In my own world.

Posts: 543
Blog Entries: 30
Join Date: June 1st 2012

Re: so sorry - September 18th 2012, 01:59 AM

Hey Chantelle.
I'm proud of you for telling us the truth. I'm not going to sit here and lie to you that I'm not hurt in the least bit. I felt really guilty for not helping you enough, for not being there, for some many things. I thought you were going to be gone from this world for forever, and I literally cried over you.
So, I will always be here for you, but I will probably be kind of weary of your words from now on, just because that's how I am.
I'm glad you posted this, so now you can get the help you really need.
Truth is, we all lie. Every single one of us. So no, I don't hate you, I'm just a bit hurt, but I'm still going to be here for you.

~paula


If you're looking for a sign not to kill yourself tonight, this is it.
"May the odds be ever in your favour"
"A strong person is one who can smile this morning like they weren't crying last night."
Your never alone, I'm always here for you. Shoot me a VM or PM.
   
  (#13 (permalink)) Old
Delicious Chaos Offline
Member
Junior TeenHelper
****
 
Delicious Chaos's Avatar
 
Age: 25
Gender: Female

Posts: 324
Join Date: June 27th 2012

Re: so sorry - September 18th 2012, 04:44 AM

Chantelle,
Its great that you haven't tried suicide and I am proud of you for being able to stand up and tell everyone you lied. Not everyone has courage like that. I want you to know that each and everyone of us on Teen Help are someone who is willing to help. We all love you and care about you. You must always know this no matter what happens.




ďIíve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. Iíve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, Iíve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. Iíve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.Ē
- Michael Jordan


Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden
  Send a message via Yahoo to Delicious Chaos Send a message via Skype™ to Delicious Chaos 
  (#14 (permalink)) Old
Cassie999 Offline
Banned
Regular TeenHelper
*****
 
Cassie999's Avatar
 
Gender: Other

Posts: 402
Join Date: March 4th 2012

Re: so sorry - September 18th 2012, 05:26 PM

Hello, Well done for being brave to post this and trying to not be frighted about telling nice people on TH how you feel. You was depressed and everyone who you have lied to will understand you. You wasn't in the right mind so that's why you made a mistake it happens. Your family loves you they will understand.
   
  (#15 (permalink)) Old
Every note makes up a symphony
Experienced TeenHelper
******
 
ImprovisedStarlight's Avatar
 
Name: Kat
Age: 27
Gender: Female

Posts: 599
Join Date: January 8th 2012

Re: so sorry - September 19th 2012, 02:29 AM

Chantelle,

It's good to hear that you didn't actually attempt suicide. I know I don't need to tell you this, but there was a lot of grief caused by this, and I'm not in a position to scold you for it, but it was upsetting/triggering to many users, and I hope that it showed you that people do actually care. Some users might need a while to accept what's happened, but they have your back in the end.



"It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness"-Chinese Proverb



Piano, Flute, Bassoon, Acoustic Guitar, Cello, Electric Guitar

LiveHelp Operator August 13th, 2012 General Forum ModeratorDecember 22, 2012 Videos Officer March 19th 2013
   
  (#16 (permalink)) Old
DeletedAccount17
Guest
 
DeletedAccount17's Avatar
Edit avatar
 

Posts: n/a

Re: so sorry - September 19th 2012, 10:56 AM

Hi Chantelle,

I admire your courage, I know what it's like to lie to see if someone cares... It's okay, no need to apologize. It was a moment of weakness and we all have them. We all care about you, you don't have to question that again. We're all here for you if you need us. You can PM/VM me if you ever need any advice or someone that cares to talk to.
   
  (#17 (permalink)) Old
monkey01 Offline
trying to be strong
Experienced TeenHelper
******
 
monkey01's Avatar
 
Name: Chantelle
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Location: Canada

Posts: 543
Blog Entries: 32
Join Date: April 29th 2012

Re: so sorry - September 19th 2012, 02:54 PM

http://www.teenhelp.org/blogs/monkey01/b31480-real-me/
i think you guys should check this out


There is always someone who cares about you. It may not seem like it but there is. I can promise you that much.
  Send a message via MSN to monkey01  
  (#18 (permalink)) Old
Whisperer Offline
Find yourself and be that
I've been here a while
********
 
Whisperer's Avatar
 
Name: Alessa
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Location: USA

Posts: 1,937
Blog Entries: 118
Join Date: May 17th 2009

Re: so sorry - September 20th 2012, 05:20 PM

Even though it was wrong I hope you now realize how much of a close-knit community TeenHelp really is and how much we all care about each other. Everyone was really worrying and praying. We are our own family.


Whatever it is, chances are I've been there.
If I can make it out, you can too.
   
  (#19 (permalink)) Old
zumbaqueen2012 Offline
Member
I can't get enough
*********
 
zumbaqueen2012's Avatar
 
Age: 31
Gender: N/A

Posts: 2,494
Join Date: January 8th 2009

Re: so sorry - September 20th 2012, 06:48 PM

Hi Chantelle.

It must have been really difficult to make a post like this so I commend you on that.

We've all made mistakes in our lives, no-one is perfect so I'm not going to criticise you, but I hope your experience/the posts in the thread in question has made you realise that we are all here for you on TeenHelp and we do care about you.

Just be yourself, it's the best way and that's how you will get the help you need.

Sending lots of support your way. I'm here if you ever want to chat
Mia
  Send a message via MSN to zumbaqueen2012  
  (#20 (permalink)) Old
Ambedo. Offline
I'm as sane as I ever was.

Outside, huh?
**********
 
Ambedo.'s Avatar
 
Name: Sam
Age: 25
Gender: Female

Posts: 3,573
Blog Entries: 26
Join Date: July 19th 2011

Re: so sorry - September 22nd 2012, 11:14 PM

Hey Chantelle,

I just wanted to say that I'm really proud of you for finding the courage to create this thread. I know how hard it is to admit that you made a mistake and lied, but it's greatly appreciated. I really hope you understand that we are all going to continue to be here for you with the things that really are troubling you. You're such a valuable person and we're so happy to have you as a member of this community. I can't wait to get to know who you really are. <3


wanderlust consumed her;
foreign hearts & exotic minds compelled her.
she had a gypsy soul
and a vibrant heart for the unknown.
-d. marie
   
  (#21 (permalink)) Old
Member
Senior TeenHelper
*******
 
theinfatuatedpanda's Avatar
 
Name: Manasvi
Age: 22
Gender: Girly Girl! ^_^ <3
Location: A hidden, faaaaar-off world where people love each other and everything is just perfect. :)

Posts: 764
Blog Entries: 11
Join Date: December 16th 2011

Re: so sorry - September 23rd 2012, 05:28 AM

Hey there,
It must have takes loads of courage to confess like this. Proud of you!
It's great that you have guts to admit your mistake. Keep it up!
PM/VM me if you need anything.
We're always there for you. =)

-Mandy
xx

PS: I know we never talked but that should change.


All we can do is Keep Breathing...!

   
  (#22 (permalink)) Old
Symphony. Offline
"You're the only light."
Experienced TeenHelper
******
 
Symphony.'s Avatar
 
Name: Sarah
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Location: USA.

Posts: 619
Blog Entries: 29
Join Date: December 10th 2011

Re: so sorry - September 24th 2012, 09:15 PM

Chantelle, I am not at all mad at you. Everyone makes mistakes and we're only human. I forgive you, definitely! Just promise me that you won't get yourself too upset over this, okay? <3 We all forgive you, so don't worry yourself. <3


"What's done in the dark will be brought to the light."
Associate HelpLink Mentor
   
Closed Thread

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not 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 ©1998-2019, TeenHelp.
Terms | Legal | Privacy | Conduct | Complaints

Powered by vBulletin®.
Copyright ©2000-2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search engine optimization by vBSEO.
Theme developed in association with vBStyles.