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You very much should try to talk to your mom. Our FAQ has a guide on talking to parents about mental illness and self harm.
And they pretty much just talk to you really. I’ve never called one personally as I do not have a phone, but mostly they just talk to you and will give you information on local mental health resources and will even call the police/ambulance if you ask them too
Aww, that’s really cute!
That’s so fricken cool! :D And sounds like a TONNE of fun :D
You don’t need to have a really amazing or happy story to be making progress or have something to celebrate. Often time it’s hard and slow and painful, but all that matters is that you are working on it. Earnestly working. I’d say the best and happiest stories are the ones that we get that involve somebody really down but still striving to get better despite their struggles. Seeing people trying their hardest and seeing people hang on makes me love humanity and our endurance. It makes me proud of people whom just want to end it yet they don’t, who want to end it yet are still trying and striving. People are just fucking amazing and I admire all of you guys. I don’t know y’all, but I really am proud of you even if you think there is nothing about yourself to find pride in. There always is.
But thank you! All of us admins are really really really happy that we’ve been able to make positive impacts on you and other’s that come to us with questions or even just for solidarities sake.
That sounds awesome :) you rock!
More happy stories ? ♥
Oh honey. Thank you for your lovely message, thats very nice from you!
But why do you feel alone. And what exactly cant you control?
Share a happy story with us!
The inbox is so empty :(
Oh wow! :D You are doing fantastic! :D keep up the amazingness. :3
For some people, death simply doesn’t affect them as much as with others. For me, the only mildly upsetting thing about the deaths in my life is seeing the people around me grieving, not the fact somebody is dead.
But, just becuase you can’t empathise with your mother that doesn’t mean you can’t show her support. Do something for her, even if it’s just a hug when it looks like she needs it. Do some things around the house such as the dishes or cook dinner so doesn’t have to worry about chores and can have time to grieve for the loss of her father. Buy her a little gift or keepsake or perhaps something that you know will be a nice little memento.
You don’t NEED to be affected by an event to do something to help those that are deeply affected by it.
And of course, I must add that if you feel this lack of emotion and emotional reactivity is an issue, then you should see a psychologist about it.
Aw, thank you :)
What girl? What happened? Is there a first part?
I wouls really suggest you then to see a different therapist. If you dont feel well with them, search for another one who makes you feel like they understand you. And with that, your new therapist can talk to your mum.
The only way you can get diagnosed is by seeing a licensed doctor or psychologist.
By your own research and findings you can have a vague estimate of what you probably have, but the only way to know for sure is to see a licensed medical/mental health professional.