Everything Just Isn't Fun Any More
My name is Logan Badeau. So, Everything just is making me mad. I took the test ( the 20 question test) and I scored a 53 out of 60.
It is to the point where I am just losing it every single day over something so stupid. I have threatened people, yelled at them very loud, and much more.
My new thing is not listening to things, and when I get yelled at, I yell back louder than what they yelled at me. I flip out on everybody almost all the time. Everything is annoying.
Sorry this isn't getting into much detail. When I know that it will be looked at, I don't do well with that. I tend to think nobody likes me, so I kinda start to act depressed, and even mad that nobody is my true friend.
Today, in school, first I was kicked, pushed around, and then thrown into lockers. I'm completely tired of it. And I do get violent, a lot of the time.
I try my best to hold it in and it usually doesn't work as well as it seems. On my good days, I just walk away from the people that are making me mad. Now, on my bad days, I flip out on them. I have yelled at my best friend (just about my only friend) a lot. I feel like crap for doing it to him. I rant to just about everybody that talks to me.
My questions are:
1. Can you please help me with this, I don't know what to do anymore.
2. Is there a reason that I am like this?
3. Is this situation normal for people my age? ( 13 )
4. Is there anything I can say to somebody to make these things stop happening in school? ( Kicked, Lockers, Thrown)
5. Please, please help me. I don't know what is going on with me and I don't want to tell anybody about my situation. I haven't told any adults.Response from Dr. DeFoore
Hi Logan, and thanks for telling your story here. I can tell you're having a hard time, and I will try to help.
To answer your questions, yes I can help, yes there's a reason for what's going on, and no, it's not normal for 13 year olds. Yes, there are things you can say that will help.
First, I want you to do all of the exercises described on this FAQ page
. That will help you understand your anger, where it comes from, and it will begin your healing process.
Also, Logan, I suggest that you read this page on bullying
. You're a good kid, and that's why you want to get better.
Make up your mind to do these exercises, and you will feel better.
Believe in yourself, Logan. You can create a good life for yourself.
My very best to you,
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