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I Don't Know How to Help

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    My best friend lives in a different country

    than I do. Yes, we met in real life, and no, not online. He's been my best friend for nearly two years. He's been going through a really tough spot in his life, and when he was here, he would always come to me for help and advice, but now that he's gone, he feels alone and...
    disneyalltheway disneyalltheway 18-21, F Feb 1

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    I Suppose...

    I help others, just by being there...by listening, by responding to messages on here and elsewhere online.   BUT There are days like today when I know that two people in particular really need hugs, kisses and unwavering support from me....I can't. I can't touch them...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F May 14, 2010

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    I Am At a Loss

    I don't know what you are going through, and I don't know what will make it any better for you. I do know that I am here for you, and I want you support you. I have no clue how you must feel but I do know that I am all ears if you want to tell me. I...
    HisLady HisLady 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2009

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