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time to say hello

Discussion in 'Welcome' started by hope23, Nov 19, 2007.

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  1. hope23

    hope23 Active Member

    Hi, I've been around for a while now just reading, thought it was time to actually post. :unsure: Silly but it's kinda scary even when I've seen how welcoming you guys are.

    I'll make this quick for now - my name's Katie, I'm 23, I'm studying atm - not going so good:sad:. Depression took me by surprise just over a year ago, I've had times when I've felt a bit better since then but overall just keep getting worse and worse. Frustrating!:mad:

    The last couple of months have been really horrible. Thinking about suicide all the time, clinging on to a tiny shred of hope that things will get better eventually and pretending to everyone I'm fine. Don't know if it's worth it any more.

    Anyway I'll say thanks cos this place has already helped. And sorry if I don't post much - I be shy:hiding:
  2. Abacus21

    Abacus21 Staff Alumni

    Hi there, welcome to SF :)

    No need to apologise if you don't post much, or at all in fact - you go at your own pace :)

    We're all here for you to talk to, so post whenever you feel like, and they'll nearly always be a quick response.

    Take care,
    Joe :)
  3. hope23

    hope23 Active Member

    Thanks Joe.
  4. danni

    danni Chat Buddy

    :hug: i'm here to help hun, and i do my best to help you out hun :hug:
  5. Melancholy

    Melancholy Well-Known Member

    Welcome to SF :smile:

    And well done for making the first leap by posting, I hope you get support and hope from this forum,

  6. Marshmallow

    Marshmallow Staff Alumni

    Hey there Katie, welcome to SF :smile: :hug:
  7. Hazibell

    Hazibell Well-Known Member

    welcome to SF! no probs about not posting much! neednt be shy around us hehe we dont bite...well i do but yknow lol
    im glad you feel SF has helped already! am here if you ever want to talk!
  8. hope23

    hope23 Active Member

    Now I'm really scared! :eek:
    Thanks for the welcome everyone.
  9. *dilligaf*

    *dilligaf* Staff Alumni


    By the way I love your avatar .... it describes me perfectly :laugh:

  10. andyc68

    andyc68 Guest

    welcome to sf, hope you get the help you want

    take care
  11. Puddytat

    Puddytat Well-Known Member

  12. lost_soul

    lost_soul Staff Alumni

    there's no reason to be scared here hun. :welcome: to sf
    take care and good luck with school
  13. -GirlxNextxDoor-

    -GirlxNextxDoor- Well-Known Member

    hi welcome to the forum
    lol tigger :D
    no need to be shy! none of us bite...or i hope not :mellow: :blink: :unsure:
    nah none of us bite..or bark...wow we sound like dogs :laugh::laugh:
    so anyway need to talk i am here :smile:
  14. gentlelady

    gentlelady Staff Alumni

    :welcome: to the forum Katie. Post as you feel comfortable. I am sure that in no time you will be unstoppable :blink: It is nice to meet you. :hug:
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