To Pat / 21 June 2020
My friends leave me out
Should I cut off my friends because they have left me out of things they do
From Pat / 23 July 2020
Hi you are very welcome to Ask Pat,
You feel that you should cut off your friends because they have left you out of things they do.
We are sorry that you feel that way, as you have the right to have respect shown to you. It sounds to us that you are saying that all of your friends are leaving you out of things and this would be very difficult for you deal with on your own. Would there be a close friend that you could express your feelings to about the way you feel, or indeed is there a trusted adult that you know that you could chat this through with further? It would be important that you get some support through this, as your friends may not realize how they are making you feel.
You are very welcome to contact us here at Childline. There are several ways in which you can get in touch with us and we would be delighted to have a chat with you. The services are available to you 24/7 through telephone, text and web chat. Out telephone number is 1800 66 66 66, our text number is 50101 and there is a web chat that you access through our website www.childline.ie. Also on our website, is some information on friendships. You can have a read of them in the section Info and Advice www.childline.ie/friends/
The services of Childline are completely free to you, they are confidential and there is no judgement at all.
We wish all the best and hope the information was off some help to you.