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To already think that I'll be forever alone at 17. Depressed?

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yorkshire90s Mon 04-Apr-16 21:59:49

I'm a 17 year old guy.
As weird as it is that I am posting on this website, I just thought that who is wiser than a bunch of mums haha,

Right now I'm revising for exams. Recently had a bereavement in the family. Then a guy I was dating for a few months dumped me.

I have never ever felt this low. I wake up feeling sick. Lost my appetite. Lost my interest in everything. I'm grouchy.

The fact that this guy dumped me after what I thought was the start of so,ething really special has scared me. It took me six momths to even find some one I'd consider going on a date on. And even then I wasn't good enough.

I have no hope for the future. I just feel like I'm never going to find someone and I'll always be alone.

Arfarfanarf Mon 04-Apr-16 22:02:58

My son is 16 and he feels exactly the same way.

I am not dismissing your feelings at all but you must understand that they are very common. This is a difficult time.

I am confident that you won't be alone forever. 17 is so young to be worrying about this. Please try to find other interests. You have a lifetime for relationships.

I am sorry for your recent loss. If you are feeling very low, perhaps have a chat with your gp.

HypodeemicNerdle Mon 04-Apr-16 23:32:22

What Arf said in spades

I don't want to minimise your feelings, they are real and as suggested, a chat with your GP may well be in order.
So many people go through a similar stage, you've got a lot on your plate right now but it will get better, honestly.

I was a very slow starter boyfriend wise, my first one was when I was 22, I thought the same thing, that I'd never find anyone. I've been married 12 years now, it will happen for you too.

Be kind to yourself

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