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I need to find someone I can relate to

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Hey, I am in desperate need of a friend whom I can relate to in regards to depression and social anxiety. Anytime someone tries to help me they make it seem like it’s such a simple fix but it’s not. I hate coming home and having to explain what’s going on because it’s the same stuff. They say, “ I’m sorry, I don’t know how to help you” or “I don’t know what to say”. Having this said to me makes me feel hopeless, as if I can’t be repaired. I lived in a children’s home because my mother is very abusive and I loved it there. I made a lot of friends at school etc. however, last year before Valentine’s Day, my mother took me out of the home and no one could do anything about it because it wasn’t a state owned and it was hell. I managed to get her busted for the abuse and I am no longer living with her. It’s been a year and I believe that my social anxiety is the cause for my depression but nothing is changing. I want friends but I’m afraid of the judgement and I don’t know what to do anymore.

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Dearest one, you have found that safe place where you will not be judged.

I must ask how old you are first? I promise I will respond back to you. :) xx

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hopeless200 in reply to Agora1

I’m 17

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Agora1 in reply to hopeless200

Thank you for letting me know. The minimum age is 16 and that is so

we can keep younger people safe.

You have me as well as so many other caring and loving people on this site.

I see you are already starting to get responses. :)

I understand your emotional hurt, having been a foster mom who adopted my

daughter after years of her emotional abuse. It takes time to trust and believe

in people once again. Being here with us, is your first step in going forward and

finding genuine friends who really care. I'm glad you're here :) xx

i’d love to be your friend and i’ll do all i can to help and support you

Thank you so much 😭

I’m here ! I have general anxiety and depression. I just got out of a sad relationship and sadly waiting for him to come take me again even if I know I shouldn’t but I just feel lonely. Yeah, everyone thinks it’s a “suck it up” cute when it’s not. If it was , none of us would be here. I wish it was that simple. But I know how it feels, no one understands and everyone thinks it’s easy to fix. It’s fustratinf to explain bc they don’t understand. I need someone who understands me and if you want ... we can be friends ..... 😳

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hopeless200 in reply to YznRz

Thank you we can be friends

Hi dear same here condition like your condition but i really want some one good friend who care me about my condition like i always discuss my condition and hope feel relax

I’m living with my aunt I am in a safe place it’s just that I don’t feel like I don’t belong. No one knows what to ever do or say so it makes me feel even worse. I don’t even feel good about myself either because I am a lesbian and no one really accepts it even though they say they do. I want to wear guy clothes but I can’t and it makes me sad because other people get to wear what they want but as soon as I want to wear something I want there is an issue. So that has something to do with my anxiety as well

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