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I feel stuck and hopeless

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hi Alex , I feel like a worthless waste of space . Everyday I feel worse about myself , and I see less of the goodness in this world , rather I see all the bad . I feel stuck and hopeless . Im on a waiting list for therapy but in the meantime I feel so lost . I have no idea how to cope

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Hi there,
 
Thanks so much for reaching out. We appreciate your courage in opening up about your feelings. It seems like you’re going through a tough time, and it’s okay to feel stuck and hopeless amidst it all. We’re sorry to hear that you’re feeling worthless and like a waste of space. It is not uncommon for people to have moments of uncertainty when you can see less goodness in the world only seeing all the bad. It may have caused you to look inward and maybe it has created some self-doubt.
 
Please know that what you’re experiencing is valid, and you’re not alone. Feeling lost while waiting for therapy is completely normal. Have you considered talking to a friend or trusted adult about what you’re going through? Sharing your feelings can provide relief and clarity, so you don’t have to go through the wait alone. You may find these articles helpful www.childline.ie/what-to-do-if-you-feel-sad-or-stressed-all-the-time/; www.childline.ie/7-simple-things-you-can-do-to-improve-your-day/.
 
If you ever need someone to talk to, Childline is here for you day and night. You can reach us via Live Chat at www.childline.ie or call us at 1800 66 66 66. We do not judge, and we can explore your options with you. You can let us know if you tried any of the suggestions above and how they went for you.
 
Take care of yourself, and remember that your feelings matter. We’re here to support you,
Alex

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