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New Here... - August 2nd 2018, 03:07 AM

Please let me know if I am doing this right!!
My name is Abigail, I am 13 years old. I love singing and songwriting and I play four instruments (piano, guitar, ukulele and my favorite, the flute.) I am homeschooled. I love rainbows, glitter, unicorns, puppies, kittens and swimming.


I joined looking for support. I have been self harming (pulling my hair, hitting, scratching and pinching myself, as well as on and off cutting) since age 11. I also struggle with body image issues. Sometimes I am extremely depressed and unmotivated, and other times I don't sleep for a long time, and I am not tired AT ALL, and I feel like I can do anything. While I am not diagnosed with anything, multiple people have told me it sounds as if sometimes I am going through manic epsiodes.

I am too scared to tell my parents what I am going through.
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Re: New Here... - August 2nd 2018, 03:12 AM

Hey Abbi.
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As my welcome vm says my name is Frankie.
I write songs as well. I was also home schooled.
I also love Glitter, Swimming, Unicorns, and puppies.
Do you have any dogs or cats?
I am sorry to hear about all the things you struggle with. But I glad you are here getting help.
If you ever need to talk, I am just a pm/vm away.

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Re: New Here... - August 2nd 2018, 03:15 AM

Hey Abbi!

I just saw you in Chat! You're doing this right!

Welcome again to TH! It seems like you're super multitalented and creative! Which instrument was your favorite to learn, and which is the most challenging?

I also see that you've made a few posts around the site, so I hope that you've been finding that helpful.

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Re: New Here... - August 2nd 2018, 03:19 AM

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I just saw you in Chat! You're doing this right!

Welcome again to TH! It seems like you're super multitalented and creative! Which instrument was your favorite to learn, and which is the most challenging?

I also see that you've made a few posts around the site, so I hope that you've been finding that helpful.

Feel free to message me at any time!


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Re: New Here... - August 2nd 2018, 03:19 AM

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Hey Abbi.
to Teenhelp.
As my welcome vm says my name is Frankie.
I write songs as well. I was also home schooled.
I also love Glitter, Swimming, Unicorns, and puppies.
Do you have any dogs or cats?
I am sorry to hear about all the things you struggle with. But I glad you are here getting help.
If you ever need to talk, I am just a pm/vm away.

Your Friend,
Frankie<3

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Re: New Here... - August 2nd 2018, 04:10 AM

Hi there Abbi and welcome to Teenhelp!

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Re: New Here... - August 2nd 2018, 11:25 AM

Welcome to TeenHelp, Abigail! You're very talented to know how to play 4 instruments! Sorry to hear you've been having a hard time with your emotions though. But I'm glad you joined us and hope you find the support and friends you are looking for here

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Welcome to TeenHelp, Abigail! You're very talented to know how to play 4 instruments! Sorry to hear you've been having a hard time with your emotions though. But I'm glad you joined us and hope you find the support and friends you are looking for here

P.S. I'm a puppy lover too

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Re: New Here... - August 3rd 2018, 12:17 AM

Welcome to the site, Abbi! I remember seeing you in chat last night, not sure if you remember me. I'm Jena. If you have any questions, concerns, or just want to have a chat, feel free to reach out via PM. See you around, take care!
   
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Re: New Here... - August 4th 2018, 11:02 AM

Welcome, Abbi. I'm sure you'll find support and meet a lot of wonderful people here. Have you got any pets?

Btw. I used to practise the guitar and flute too, but in the end I gave it up because I started doing other things, haha. It's surely a fantastic skill to be able to play instruments, and you can play so many!
Have a good day and don't hesitate to talk to me if you ever feel like it.

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Re: New Here... - August 5th 2018, 11:55 PM

Welcome to TeenHelp, Abbi! We're happy to have you here. I've already seen you posting and I'm glad you're utilizing the site! Feel free to message me if you need anything, okay? Take care.


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Re: New Here... - August 6th 2018, 05:52 AM

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Re: New Here... - August 8th 2018, 12:14 PM

Welcome to the site, I hope that you are able to find support while you are here. You mention that you are worried about telling your parents what you are going through, I am wondering if there is a reason? While it might be scary, telling them about your struggles might help you get to a place where you can get help.

Please remember that we are here for you and will support you and provide you with a safe place to vent.


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Re: New Here... - August 22nd 2018, 12:42 AM

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Re: New Here... - August 22nd 2018, 12:45 AM

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Re: New Here... - September 8th 2018, 12:32 PM

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