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I Feel So Helpless

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    I hate knowing that you are upset. I hate knowing you feel suicidal. But I especially hate that I can't seem to do anything to help you. I wish I could do something, say something that would magically make you feel better. I wish I could be that person for you, who can cheep you...
    NoWayToGoOn NoWayToGoOn 18-21, M Oct 17, 2010

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    another day and I'm still crying my self to sleep at night and waking up feeling sad and scared again and again. .. when will I stop feeling like this. I feel like I'm just...
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    why am I such a disappointment...i really want to run away from home and not give anyone else problems or struggles I just want to disappear. I just want to feel alive ! I hate...
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