Stories

Suicide and Self Harm

Can You Relate to Marine’s Story of Suicide and Self-Harm? Suicide and self-harm were struggles for Marine. See how she found help and hope. I’m a French girl, I’m 13 and I’m the kind of person who has everything to be happy…good at school, great family, lot of travel. But I’ve found the way to…

I have slowly stopped cutting.

I have always been overweight and insecure.  In the fifth grade I started cutting and I just couldn’t stop.  It’s an addiction and I did it all the time. One day in the bathroom, when I was washing my hands, one of my “friends” saw my cuts and she asked what they were and if I did them….

Relationship

My best friend, who is a girl, and myself were having difficulties in our relationship. Our parents told us to stop talking because we were getting too close. When we finally were able to talk again, this girl told me we needed to kill the relationship. I didn’t know what this meant or what I…

Sexual Assault

I was raped while taking the garbage out, right outside of my own house. I never saw who, but I’m hoping he will be caught soon.  I came to TheHopeLine because I was feeling alone and overwhelmed with everything.  Despite the support from my family and friends, I felt like I needed more. So we…