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Why it’s natural to want to explore your sexuality

Growing up is hard but it's also exciting! No two lives are the same and it's natural to want to explore your sexuality as you get older.
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What happens when YOU are the biggest bully in your life

Bullying is a traumatising experience for anyone who has been through it. But what if the bullying isn’t coming from an external source? To quote a classic horror movie, “What
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What are Wet Dreams?

It is natural to have questions about sexual activity and nocturnal emissions or 'wet dreams' are a normal part of growing up
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What happens when I get in touch with Childline?

The Childline 24-Hour Support Line is one of the services provided by the ISPCC and is available for all young people, aged 18 years and younger.
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How to deal with a controlling or aggressive friend

When a friend becomes controlling, manipulative or aggressive, it can be hard to know what action to take to improve the situation
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3 ways to stop worrying about what people think of you

Overthinking and worrying about what other people think of us is something we all do. However, some people do it more than others. This is a very draining activity and
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