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Ria200330Ria200330 Posts: 5 Confirmed not a robot

   Hi. My nickname is Ria, I'm 16 and I don't feel comfortable writing this but I know I have to start somewhere. I struggle with Anxiety which interlinks with a panic disorder alongside severe seasonal affective disorder(basically winter depression). Well...that's that side of me; on the other side I like reading specifically teen fiction and fantasy, I adore writing and write short and long stories and that's basically all I do apart from constantly listen to music but I swear I'm sort of interesting :)



  • Kathleen07Kathleen07 Posts: 1,938 Extreme Poster
    Hey Ria, it's great to have you! Well done for writing it despite not feeling comfortable. Reading and writing is awesome, what sort of music do you tend to listen to? :)

    The anxiety and seasonal affective disorder don't sound good. We're here when you want to talk <3
  • mags98mags98 Posts: 287 The Mix Regular
    Hi @Ria200330

    Welcome to the boards!

    Well done for coming on these boards and telling how you feel, it's hard to step outside your comfort, so you should feel proud. We have a creative section here which you can read other people's work and post your own if you feel comfortable doing so.

  • PoppyBPoppyB Posts: 228 Trailblazer
    Welcome to The Mix @Ria200330 I hope you find what you need from the boards <3
  • AifeAife Community Manager Posts: 2,920 Boards Guru
    Welcome to the community @Ria200330 <3

    It's lovely to have you here. You've taken a really brave step to post here and we're all here to support you <3
    Maybe somethings don't get better, but we do. We get stronger. We learn to live with our situations as messy and ugly as they are. We fix what we can and we adapt to what we can't. Maybe some of us will never fully be okay, but at least we're here. We're still trying. We're doing the best we can. That's worth celebrating too ❤
  • Lauren223Lauren223 Posts: 71 Budding Regular
    Welcome @Ria200330!

    Writing is super awesome! We have a creative writing thread on here if you ever wanted to post some work or a snippet!

    Look forward to seeing you around here <3
  • chubbydumplingchubbydumpling Posts: 487 Listening Ear
    edited December 2019
    Welcome @Ria200330 <3

    Well done for reaching out - taking those first steps can be super scary but at The Mix, we're all here to listen and to support you. 

    It's lovely to see a fellow writer on the boards! 
  • AdamAdam Deactivated Posts: 25 Boards Initiate
    Welcome @Ria200330 to The Mix community!
    It's a really brave step for reaching out to us. We are all here to help :heart:

    What sort of music do you listen to? :grin:
  • SienaSiena Posts: 15,301 Skive's The Limit
    welcome  well done for reaching out <3. Look forward to getting to know you x
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