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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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