Explore your feelings Question 7

Question 7

I feel lost – I don’t feel like myself, I feel as though i have to pretend to be someone others want me to be.

Explore your feelings Question 7

Sometimes

Growing up can be really difficult. Other people, for example, your family or friends, might have hopes and plans for you, and they might be different to your own. It’s common to feel lost and confused sometimes. It might help to talk to those people who expect you to be someone different from who you want to be; or you could talk to someone else about it – for example, a helpline.

Always

Growing up can be really challenging. Other people, for example, your family or friends, might have hopes and plans for you, and they might be different to your own. It’s common to feel lost and confused sometimes, but if you never feel you can be yourself, or if you are unhappy with who you are right now, that’s not good. You can change this, but you’ll probably need a little help. Talk to someone you trust about your worries.

Never

Great! You’re very lucky! You should carry on doing those things that make you happy. Try making a list of things you want to achieve in life. And always talk to people you trust about your feelings – both good and bad ones!

Not sure

Understanding how you feel is never easy. Feelings are always challenging and often pass very quickly. If you are confused and need to work out how you’re feeling, it helps to talk to someone.