Afraid Of Growing UpFeelingsAfraid Of Growing Up<div class="ExternalClassC5FE5BBBE44F4CF6BB9534DE010233D5"><p>​<span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">I'm sorry if I am bothering any of you or anything... It's just that lately, I'm becoming more and more afraid of growing up, most especially since I'm about to finish middle school. I just wanted to talk to someone who can maybe help me... Again, sorry. </span><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass71227F73F0E6462CB8C70D2640A97642"><p><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">We are glad you have discovered our website and are reaching out this evening. Yes, growing up can seem overwhelming at times, yet it does not happen all at once. It is a slow process that allows you time to address things as they appear, and learn as you go, and grow. The key is to talk about things as they come up. When a task or situation seems overwhelming, journal your feelings, talk to a friend or call our hotline.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">Try doing some things that will help you to know yourself and build your self esteem. We have attached a couple of tips for you to look at:<br></span></p><p><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;"><a href="/Pages/tip-finding-yourself.aspx?Topic=Identity">http://www.yourlifeyourvoice.org/v2/Pages/tip-finding-yourself.aspx?Topic=Identity</a><br></span></p><p><a href="/Pages/self-esteem.aspx"><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">http://www.yourlifeyourvoice.org/v2/Pages/self-esteem.aspx</span></a><br style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;"></p><p><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">You are doing a great job in reaching out tonight. It is very important to develop resources to help as you go. Think about people in your circle that you can rely on through this process:</span></p><p><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;"><a href="/Pages/tip-Your-Circle.aspx?Topic=Anxiety">http://www.yourlifeyourvoice.org/v2/Pages/tip-Your-Circle.aspx?Topic=Anxiety</a><br></span></p><p><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">We know that growing up can be intimidating but we will be there for you along the way. We will help you through this. Keep going, keep growing and ask for support if you need it.<br></span></p><p><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">Stay brave.<br></span></p><p><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">Sincerely,</span></p><p><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">Larry – Counselor</span><br></p></div>13

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