Stories

Tonight, I Walked that Thin Line

Have You Walked That Thin Line Between Life And Death? We grew up away from other people, out in the country. My Mom was as religious as she was irrational, and the two don’t mix. She once grounded me for a week for putting the soap on the wrong side of the sink. She used…

I was Being Sexually Abused and TheHopeLine Helped Me [Video]

Are You Being Sexually Abused? Here is Annie’s Real Story of Hope: I felt like maybe it was something that happened to everybody because I was a little kid, I didn’t know any better but then when I started getting older, I started realizing that it was wrong. A whole bunch of times, I thought about killing myself….

Baylor’s Story: Don’t Give Up!!

Baylor’s Story When I was in the 4th grade, I started to cut. At first it hurt, but I thought about everything that had already happened. My parents were more into the drugs than their own kids. When I got to 5th grade, I tried to commit suicide for the first time. I had to…

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On the Verge of Giving Up

I always used to listen to Dawson McAllister on the radio…. never thought I would be one to contact them for help… thank you TheHopeLine. I was on the verge of giving up…I talked to a girl last night for about 2 hours. I came to you guys with my problems. My best friend that…

Struggles With Self-Harm

Self-harm stems from pain so deep it feels as if there is no other way to take away the emotional pain.  Whether you have been abused, hurt, rejected, abandoned, or anything else that has caused you emotional trauma and you have turned to self-harm to cope…we are here for you.  If you feel like you are…