Just Because A Random Person Asked If I Needed Help

marylou - kyle tx, Texas
Entered on August 29, 2008
Age Group: Under 18
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I believe that people should take risks; the hardest and scariest things may even change life in many ways. I was only sixteen years old and I the stage of depression. I hated life I was in hell. Cuts and scares all over me I didn’t want to be here. I wanted to end everything; no one loves me or cares about me I thought. I did not care about anything only drugs and parties. Everyone told me that something was wrong and I needed help; the thing is no one decided to help me. I didn’t even know what I was feeling or what was really wrong with me. All I knew is just that everything felt like a rollercoaster. You get on and feel free but sooner or later you get off and feel so sick. I started to realize that I drifted away from reality. I never took the time to think about it. Until that day, the day were some random person entered my life. That guy walked up to me and said,” Do you need help”. Those words were unfamiliar to me I never heard anyone tell me what he said. It made me wonder and realize “why from you”? The only thing person that listened to what I had to say was just some random person. It then just came to me; trying to create a fantasy world to get out of the dark places doesn’t help. Therefore I now know why running away because you’re scared doesn’t solve anything. You usually end up right were you stared. This was a reality check all because a random person came up to me trying to help. That helped me start believing in the most important thing that changed and helped my life. My problems a turned my life into hell and now it changed my life. This situation was the scariest and hardest risk I was willing to take. In life I believe in many things but this is the one belief that I can stand by and say I believe in taking risks. This was a great experience for me and this all happened because a random person asked if I needed help.