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Topic: My friends are self harming for attention

2 posts, 0 answered
  1. Hahahahahaha
    Hahahahahaha avatar
    4 posts
    20 November 2018
    A few months ago my friend told us that she self harms and has depression. Then everyone started copying her and being, or trying to be depressed. It’s really annoying and I’m getting really annoyed because on social media and stuff they are changing their names to depressing things like ‘fading away’ and ‘forever lost’... it’s getting annoying and I don’t know what to do... I know there is nothing wrong with them.
  2. sisisierra
    sisisierra avatar
    18 posts
    20 November 2018

    Hello, Hahahahaha (I hope I got it right)

    I think you might have to tell them how wrong that really is. Pretending to have depression is a really horrible thing to do, and cutting yourself isn't great either (Source, people I know did it).

    As for the friend that actually has depression, maybe ask her how she's doing, and help her out a bit. That's all I can suggest.

    Sierra

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