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I’m scared about going to secondary school, can I have some advice?

im going secondary school Soon and im kinda scared im 12th in 6th class and secondery school is soon so i need advice...
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I’m afraid of death, is that normal?

i’m afraid of dying , is this normal...
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I have not come out to my homophobic, religious parents yet and i'm afraid that I will be harmed or brought back to their home country...
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Is it normal to feel sexually aroused when reading words like “masturbation” and “sex”?

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