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13 and emotions
Posted on: 03/25/2008
well i'm 13 and i feel like since the past few weeks that i have changed. i used to think about sex constantly and now i hardly ever think about it. plus i feel like i dont really have emotions. i dont know if they are hidden or what. it makes me worry that i might not get over this. i dont know if my body is changing or what.
Well you are definitely feeling puberty, which does impact your feelings, thoughts, and body, all at once, or sometimes one at a time. It sounds perfectly normal to me, but having things change every which way is always easier if you have someone to talk to. Please try talking to a parent, minister, ask if your insurance can pay for a counselor to help you through puberty, and some schools have great counselors - an objective adult is sometimes easier than a parent. If you feel sad for more than two weeks, or cry frequently, or think about hurting yourself - get help!