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I feel really guilty and horrible.

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I've been having intrusive thoughts about myself that I'd rather not disclose, and it's just alot. I feel so guilty even though I haven't done anything wrong. I feel like I don't deserve happiness, or to be alive. I wouldn't kill myself because I don't want to hurt the people who love me, and I'm afraid of death even though I just want this horrible feeling to be over. This particular thought has lasted for about 2ish weeks, and I'm so tired. I'm just so tired. I'm sick.
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Hey cloud  .jpgg,

Welcome to the forums, we are so glad that you've taken a big step in sharing your thoughts and feelings here with our wonderful community. We're so sorry to hear that you've been having these intrsuive thoughts about yourself for the past 2 weeks. We can hear how overwhelming these feelings must be, but please know that you've come to safe, non-judgemental space to talk things through and our community is here to offer as much support, advice and conversation as you need. We are also currently reaching out to you via email as we are worried about you. 

We understand it can be really tough to cope sometimes, especially if you find it difficult to reach out to friends and family, but please know that you don't have to go through this alone. Support is always available to you, and we'd really encourage you to reach out to our friends at Kids Helpline. They are a confidential and anonymous, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged 25 and under, and are available 24/7 on 1800 55 1800 or through online chat at: https://kidshelpline.com.au/ One of the friendly counsellors will be able to talk through these feelings with you and can offer support, advice and referrals to help you through this difficult time. We’d also welcome you to reach out to the supportive counsellors at Lifeline on 13 11 14 whenever things are feeling really overwhelming and too much to cope with.

We hope that you keep checking back in and let us know how you are going when you feel up to it. We're all here for you.

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Hi cloud .jpgg,

I'm very sorry that you've been going through this. I also used to have intrusive thoughts so I can understand and empathise with your emotions. Please hang in there and remember that you do deserve happiness and joy and love. Don't hesitate to reach out to someone, there's so many people out there who would be willing to listen. You're so brave for seeking help on this forum, I'm here if you ever want to chat.