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Forum: Self Harm September 29th 2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By Peri
Re: i just cant stop

Hi Jess,

I'm sorry to hear that you have been bullied and that your parents were not particularly supportive of you. You mentioned that they said that the problem lies with you -- this is not...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity September 24th 2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By Peri
Re: Some Advice Plzzzzz

Hi Riley,

I think it would depend on where you are at with transition. If you have not started to take hormones or undergone any physical changes, then it may not be obvious to others that you are...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity September 14th 2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By Peri
Re: Oh dear...

Parents tend to need a little bit of time to digest the news that their child is not who they thought they were. Most parents plan out our futures when we're young.. they imagine that we will marry...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity September 11th 2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,829
Posted By Peri
Re: Bi-curious and Christian???

Hi Patricia, welcome to TeenHelp.

Looks aren't everything, and I would encourage you to work on your body image. Confidence is key. There are plenty of girls there who care more about personality...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity September 10th 2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By Peri
Re: FtM... Any advice for coming out?

Hey Roy,

There are many different ways of coming out, and there is no right or wrong way to do it. It's entirely up to you. I have known others who sat their friends down and told them, and...
Forum: Self Harm September 9th 2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By Peri
Re: Perfect opportunity

Thanks, guys! I really appreciate all of the responses. I think what I'm going to do is to eventually work up the courage and then just go for it. But until then, I'll try out some more alternatives....
Forum: Self Harm September 7th 2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By Peri
Re: I did it at college.

Please don't be too hard on yourself - self harming isn't easy to break out of. I want to second what Lissa said -- that guy is clearly a shallow idiot.

Move forward, and forget about him. He's...
Forum: Self Harm September 7th 2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By Peri
Perfect opportunity

Hey guys,

Lately, I've been having some difficulties with self-harming. It has slightly gone progressively worse in the past couple of weeks, but nothing too serious. I'm in a situation where I'm...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity September 7th 2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,102
Posted By Peri
Re: Finally completely out :D

Congratulations! You must be on cloud nine right now. I'm happy for you. :)
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity September 5th 2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 880
Posted By Peri
Re: Kinda Homophobic Sister

My very close friend is autistic, and he is gay. But the thing is, he hugely disapproves of the transgendered community because he thought it was a choice to transition to the opposite sex. He...
Forum: Self Harm September 3rd 2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,359
Posted By Peri
Re: auto-erotic asphyxiation

Welcome to TeenHelp.

Self harming can be addictive because it releases feel-good hormones, and people may use that as a way of dealing with how they feel. The most effective thing to do with...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity September 1st 2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,049
Posted By Peri
Re: What age do you think people could now their sexuality at?

I believe it is different for everyone.

In my own personal experience, I discovered my sexuality last year (when I was fifteen years old) after actively questioning it for some months. Puberty...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity August 30th 2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,016
Posted By Peri
Re: FTM-Coming out/venting. (Sorry?)

Hi there,

It's okay to vent because as cliché as this sounds, expressing feelings is better than to keep it in within you. I'm sorry you had a negative response from your mom and your sister....
Forum: Depression and Suicide August 28th 2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,328
Posted By Peri
Re: I found the perfect place

Ella, you could never ever waste our time. You are an important person to us. You are not weak, because I know it must have taken a lot of courage and strength to post this. It makes you strong.
...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity August 28th 2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By Peri
Re: Just wanted to explain...

To be honest, it's difficult to tell you what your sexual orientation is because we don't know your exact feelings. Sexuality is often described to be fluid so it can change over time.

But right...
Forum: Self Harm August 27th 2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By Peri
Re: Relapse right around the corner.

Hey Shelby,

Well done on being three months self harm free! It's quite an achievement and you should be proud of yourself. I know that the TH community is.

I'm sorry to hear that you are...
Forum: Depression and Suicide August 25th 2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Triggering (Suicide): desperate for any help at all
Views: 565
Posted By Peri
Re: desperate for any help at all

Hey there,

I'm sorry to hear that you're feeling this way.

Could you tell us a little more about the situation you're in and the things that are making you feel like you can't handle life?
...
Forum: Religion and Spirituality, Science and Philosophy August 25th 2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,288
Posted By Peri
Re: Reason for your beliefs.

I went to a Christian primary school, but I was raised in a non-religious household. Having a somewhat Christian education probably set the foundation for my beliefs, although I was never really...
Forum: Religion and Spirituality, Science and Philosophy August 25th 2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 44,113
Posted By Peri
Re: Your Religious and/or Spiritual Beliefs

I believe in God, but I don't belong in a religion as of yet. For the sake of simplicity, I decided to call myself spiritual.
Forum: Education and Careers August 25th 2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,896
Posted By Peri
Re: Official UK Results Thread 2011

3 A*s, 6 As, and 2 Bs. I'm generally happy with those grades, it was much better than I had anticipated.

Well done, guys. If you put your best effort into it, then that's all that matters. There...
Forum: Depression and Suicide August 24th 2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Triggering (Suicide): i want to Die!!!
Views: 671
Posted By Peri
Re: i want to Die!!!

Don't worry about what other people will think of you. You need to focus on you, not others.

I'm sorry you had a disconcerting experience the last time you were in hospital. There are going to be...
Forum: Depression and Suicide August 24th 2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Triggering (Suicide): i want to Die!!!
Views: 671
Posted By Peri
Re: i want to Die!!!

Could you talk with your Dad again and explain the issues that you're having?

Calling a hotline means that you get the opportunity to talk out your feelings. If they send somebody for you, it...
Forum: Depression and Suicide August 24th 2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Triggering (Suicide): i want to Die!!!
Views: 671
Posted By Peri
Re: i want to Die!!!

Would you be willing to consider going to another therapist?

If you need someone to talk to, you can talk to us or maybe get in touch with a hotline. There is HelpLINK here, as well as Live Help....
Forum: Eating Disorders August 24th 2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 858
Posted By Peri
Re: School makes recovery difficult...

Hey Cheye,

Just because your friend didn't know what you have been struggling with doesn't give them the right to tell you that your weight was unattractive. I think you have to remember that...
Forum: Depression and Suicide August 24th 2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Triggering (Suicide): i want to Die!!!
Views: 671
Posted By Peri
Re: i want to Die!!!

Leslie, no-one in the whole world is perfect. Our imperfections and flaws make us who we are as a person. I'm sorry to hear that your family situation is poor, but you can't let that rule your life. ...
Forum: Depression and Suicide August 24th 2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 139
Triggering (Suicide): done
Views: 4,271
Posted By Peri
Re: done

At first, I wasn't going to say anything because everything that there was to be said was said already. But Drew, there really are people who care about you and want to see you live. There are people...
Forum: Self Harm August 23rd 2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Female Advice Preferred: i want to cut...
Views: 911
Posted By Peri
Re: i want to cut...

Hi there, welcome to TH.

Of course we care. There is a whole community right at your fingertips who care about you.

Cutting is not something you want to do. Right now, it feels like you want...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity August 22nd 2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By Peri
Re: HELP! READ PLEASE.

Hey there,

First of all, I want to let you know that watching pornography is not an accurate reflection of your sexuality. Pornography is created for entertainment and pleasure only. I'd like to...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity August 21st 2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,078
Posted By Peri
Re: FtM coming out letter & how?

Hi Alexander,

It sounds like a great letter. Perhaps you might want to add that who you are has nothing to do with you, being FtM has nothing to do with how they raised you, this is how you are...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity August 20th 2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By Peri
Re: Lingering Homosexual Thoughts

It definitely sounds like both of you are at least physically intimate with each other and I get the impression you are starting to feel emotionally attracted to him? (Please correct me if that is...
Forum: Depression and Suicide August 17th 2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Triggering (Suicide): Suicidal
Views: 546
Posted By Peri
Re: Suicidal

Hey there,

People can still feel a little sad even if they have the support of the whole world. So please don't feel bad, because your feelings are just as real.

Could you perhaps elaborate a...
Forum: Self Harm August 16th 2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By Peri
Re: relapse

Focusing on the relapse isn't going to help, because what's done is done, but the key thing is what you do *after* the relapse. You have two options: one is to fall back and spiral downwards or two,...
Forum: Depression and Suicide August 15th 2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By Peri
Re: I am starting to slip away

You don't have to put up this image of being strong and humorous all the time. You're human and it's okay to be sad. That doesn't have to be a weakness. At the end of the day, if you continue with...
Forum: Depression and Suicide August 14th 2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By Peri
Re: I am starting to slip away

I know how you feel about asking for help. But the thing is, friends and family.. basically the people close to you.. they care about you and that means helping you when you are in need. A lot of...
Forum: Depression and Suicide August 14th 2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By Peri
Re: depressed suicidal hurt and alone

Hello Kristin,

You are not a mistake, no matter what anyone tells you.

A lot of people who first find out that they are gay aren't comfortable with it. Actually, I don't think I've ever met a...
Forum: Depression and Suicide August 14th 2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By Peri
Re: I am starting to slip away

Hi there,

First of all, don't be sorry for posting threads here. The community here is a caring one and we try to help anyone as much as we can. Also, just because your issues might seem...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity August 13th 2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By Peri
Re: Told my Sister

Hey there,

The thing is, with parents.. most of them will accept your sexuality in time. I know of a girl who had extremely strict parents (they were Mormons) who came out to them. She had a...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures August 12th 2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 414
Posted By Peri
Re: New to TH

Ah, thank you for the welcomes. I'll be sure to check out the chat room.. when I get the courage (I'm pretty shy).

Hi Georgina! Welcome to TH too. I'm sure we can be good friends. :)
Forum: Education and Careers August 12th 2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,659
Posted By Peri
Re: Need a good topic for a speech

It would depend on what kind of speech it is.. Is it speaking to argue/inform/advertise?

Personally, I think topics that you find interesting and are passionate about are ones that are good to do....
Forum: Self Harm August 11th 2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By Peri
Re: She doesnt take me seriously

Hey there,

Going to see a doctor or telling the people you trust in your life about your self harm issues is scary, but I promise you that things will get better from there. I think you owe it to...
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