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My boyfriend broke up with me

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hi im the one who talked about being 14 and feeling empty and having s-h problems. my boyfriend broke up with me because I was playing Roblox with a guy friend and he was manipulative, gaslighter and controlling and toxic but since I don’t ave no one I feel like relapsing. Like to attempt again.


Hey there, thanks reaching out to Ask Alex again 

We are really sorry to hear that you’re going through such a difficult time and are hurting so much. It takes a lot of courage to reach out for help, and we want you to know that you are incredibly brave and that you’re not alone, even though you may feel empty at times.  

We want to reassure you that there is hope, and you’re not alone in this. If you ever feel unsafe at home or feel like you’re in immediate danger, please don’t hesitate to contact emergency services at 999 or 112. Your safety is the most important thing. 

It is never okay for anyone to manipulate you, control you or gaslight you. You deserve to be surrounded by supportive people who will keep your best interests at heart. It is important to speak to someone you trust (such as a teacher, coach, grandparent or family member) about how you are feeling. They will be able to help you find the comfort and support you need. You deserve to feel happy and safe.  

Alternatively, you could consider speaking to a therapist or counsellor, this route will provide you with a safe space to share your feelings and help you learn safer coping strategies for when you feel low? You have the right to professional medical help. offer free therapy for young people who are self-harming. They also have a 24-hour phone service 1800 247 247, and text service (text HELP to 51444). In the meantime, you may find this article helpful 

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