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Welcome me, I'm new! - April 7th 2018, 12:14 PM

Just kidding.

I've actually been here for almost a decade now. I joined when I was fifteen, and a lot has changed since then. I've taken breaks from the site, changed staff positions, even met some TeenHelpers in person. So, I'm not new. But I do need to introduce myself.

For a long time I've felt disconnected from my birth name, and for the past few months I've been going by a different one around certain friends. I think it's time to make that name public. So from now on, I'd love it if all of you could call me Charlie. I may change my name again at some point, but this is the one I'm comfortable with for now. I'd also like to give a huge shoutout to those of you who knew this name already but have kept it quiet at my request. Consider this your blanket invitation to use the name freely around the site now.

Anyway, that's all I had to say. I may be a little busy over the next few days but then it's business as usual. I love this site and the people on it, so I'm definitely not going anywhere anytime soon.

So, thanks for your time, and I'll see you all around.

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Re: Welcome me, I'm new! - April 7th 2018, 01:33 PM

Cool! Hi, Charlie!


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2. (of a substance or object) able to recoil or spring back into shape after bending, stretching, or being compressed.

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Re: Welcome me, I'm new! - April 7th 2018, 02:26 PM

I am happy to call you Charlie. I really like the name for a lot of reasons and always have.


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Re: Welcome me, I'm new! - April 7th 2018, 05:27 PM

Welcome to TeenHelp, Charlie!

I think it's a lovely name, and I love that you feel comfortable enough to share with us how you have changed over the years too.


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Re: Welcome me, I'm new! - April 7th 2018, 07:26 PM

CHARLIE CHARLIE CHARLIE. I can shout it from all the rooftops now.

Seriously, though. I know how hard this has been and I am so proud of you. <3


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Re: Welcome me, I'm new! - April 7th 2018, 10:21 PM

I am more than happy to call you Charlie.


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Re: Welcome me, I'm new! - April 8th 2018, 02:19 AM

Love this post <3 I'm glad you finally found a name. I love Charlie <3



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Re: Welcome me, I'm new! - April 8th 2018, 05:35 PM

Hello Charlie. It's lovely that you posted so we newbies know who you are. You're lovely! <3

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Re: Welcome me, I'm new! - April 10th 2018, 06:30 PM

Hey, Charlie. I'd be happy to call you by your new name!
   
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Re: Welcome me, I'm new! - April 17th 2018, 04:10 AM

I am super late to this post as we were having some internet issues over here! But Whooot! I am super proud of you <3 I love your name!




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Re: Welcome me, I'm new! - April 18th 2018, 11:22 PM

Hello Charlie, I like you're name
   
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Re: Welcome me, I'm new! - April 24th 2018, 03:21 AM

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