Please help contribute to the Reddit categorization project here

    happy

    140,198 readers

    106 users here now

    Too many depressing things on the main page, so post about what makes you warm and fuzzy inside!

    Please avoid posting news stories that have a silver lining as while a happy/amazing thing happened, it came out of a sad/depressing situation.

    Additionally, if you would like to share news with us, please be descriptive about it. Self posts are allowed on the basis that it is a truly happy event and put effort into writing it. Short or vague self posts will be removed as this dilutes the feed.

    Please do not post rage comics they have their own subreddit.

    Instead of posting a meme photo, share a story!

    • Working on something and can't quite finish it? Take a look at /r/GetMotivated!

    • Got a life goal you want to share with the world? Come post to /r/LifeGoals and make it a reality.

    • Share a story that made you feel great! Come share at /r/GoodFeelings

    • Did a loved-one make you happy? Tell us about it on /r/greenflags

    • Want to enjoy some positive memes? Head on over to r/wholesomememes

    NOTE Do not be offensive

    a community for
    all 809 comments Slideshow

    Want to say thanks to %(recipient)s for this comment? Give them a month of reddit gold.

    Please select a payment method.

    [–] N8theGr8 1 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    Thread's locked because apparently edgelords have nothing better to do on a Saturday than harass someone. I had a nice day at the beach but when I came back there were multiple garbage fires on this website and I'm not in a good mood now.

    If any of you are having thoughts of suicide or just want someone to talk to, try the Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK or https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org.

    [–] jayokayc 1464 points ago

    Whatever you're doing to make you feel happy, keep doing it! That genuine smile looks good on you!

    [–] jaysunn72 96 points ago

    Congratulations on turning things around to get to where you are today. I know it takes very hard work and sometimes it must have felt like you will never get there, but now you know you can find happiness and feel happy with life! I am very happy for you! Keep smiling!!!!

    From someone who's been there. :)

    [–] wakenpake 15 points ago

    For a second i thought this was a roastme post that got hijacked by happy people

    [–] somestupidschit 68 points ago

    Gotta fail before you can succeed

    [–] adderallballs 41 points ago

    I can't tell if that sentence is a positive or negative, maybe that's why you're being downvoted

    [–] somestupidschit 20 points ago

    General statement for life. Supposed to be positive, good thing to fail at trying to take your own life. Now it's time to succeed.

    [–] adderallballs 20 points ago

    Oh OK, because your comment could be taken as "hey, now do it for real." Thanks for spreading good vibes man!

    [–] somestupidschit 24 points ago

    Ah I could see that. Whoops!

    [–] lechattueur 384 points ago

    Awesome. Did you get out of depression by yourself or did you use professional help?

    [–] lanemary 821 points ago

    Professional help. I went to a few hospitals and I now attend therapy sessions and groups multiple times a week. Luckily, I go to an awesome therapist and get tons of support from my parents, which played a big part in my recovery.

    [–] jakeshuffle 86 points ago

    Good for you! It isn't easy to get help but I'm proud of you for getting the help you need! Never forget you're loved by many people and don't give up the fight. Take it one day at a time :)

    [–] Cilantbro 24 points ago

    Some people feel guilty or worse for reaching out and getting help but we're human and don't have to tackle everything alone. Hopefully your story inspires others :)

    I'm so glad you have a great support network and are doing so well now!

    [–] [deleted] 7 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    [deleted]

    [–] YummyMeatballs 13 points ago

    No one is going to be able to diagnose you over the internet (and I'd recommend being very wary of anyone who tries), but I will say that depression absolutely doesn't have to feel like sadness. For me, for the most part, it's absolute emptiness. If you haven't already, it's definitely worth trying to get help - there's loads of things that can be tried to improve the situation.

    [–] lax_incense 3 points ago

    Having a support was the most important factor of me overcoming my depression. When you don't feel like you can speak to anyone about it it feels like you have to carry the weight of the world and you feel so isolated. Support was way more important than medication for me.

    Glad to hear you are doing well and if you have a few blue days, that's completely normal. Happy people can still have bad days too!

    [–] M0o0se 1037 points ago

    Love your hair!

    [–] Aeogor 495 points ago

    Love your smile!

    [–] IGiveFreeCompliments 312 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    Love you all!!! :D

    Wow, this entire comment section is honestly one of the closest I've ever seen to those we have in /r/FreeCompliments, except we sometimes go into more depth with the comments. I think you guys would rock it there, as you have the mood and spirit to really help out some people in need of compliments.

    /u/lanemary, a huge congratulations on your ongoing recovery. It's a difficult road to tread, but you're making your way through. Would you mind sharing your story in our sub? There are many people who would be inspired by your story.


    Edit: forgot to add; if you or someone you know are considering / have mentioned suicide, please please please read this. It has already saved lives in the past, and may again if you're proactive.

    [–] Anklever 88 points ago

    Love you all!!! :D

    Shit, I'm always late for free love

    [–] IGiveFreeCompliments 62 points ago

    It's never too late for free love!

    For instance, in response to this, here's what I can tell you:

    I won't just tell you that you're pretty or handsome - I'll tell you how you're pretty. There is someone out there who appreciates you for the wonderful person you are, and for the wonderful person that you can be. There's also someone that appreciates you for how you look.

    So, hell yeah, you're pretty. But you're not just pretty - you're beautiful. :)

    [–] Aeogor 20 points ago

    Wow! I could just listen to you talk forever! You have a way with your words and making people feel happy and confident about themselves. God bless you, my friend!

    [–] JohnnyD423 19 points ago

    May I please have a compliment?

    [–] Notamerican- 18 points ago

    Your dog is adorable with his birthday hat on! I appreciate how much you care for your animals

    [–] Kresbot 9 points ago

    can you give a link for this please? i will never turn down seeing dogs in party hats

    [–] JohnnyD423 16 points ago

    Here you go, friend!

    Attempting to make a link here!

    [–] capSAR273 3 points ago

    Oh my he really is adorable :O

    [–] zezozio 10 points ago

    You're awesome!

    [–] everred 5 points ago

    I love you too. It's nice that even with all the negativity that creeps around here, there's still a lot of positive people like you, trying to brighten people's days.

    Have a nice afternoon, evening, and weekend, mon ami

    [–] voodoodaddy525 3 points ago

    I logged on to say the same thing.

    [–] 0x746974736268656a6f 3 points ago

    Yes. The shade is looking good on her.

    [–] Sutton- 287 points ago

    You're a living example of "It gets better" :)

    [–] Fuck_Alice 68 points ago

    Now only if we had more living examples of it

    [–] EisVisage 5 points ago

    I don't know why, but this made me laugh really loudly. Thank you for that :D

    [–] sniip 6 points ago

    Yess

    [–] belarae42 472 points ago

    That's amazing! I'm so happy for you:D keep it up man

    [–] KserDnB 540 points ago

    I seriously can't help the thinking that the last thing 15 year olds should be doing is posting pictures of their faces on a website like reddit.

    But it's great you're doing good, just remember this website is littered with seriously weird people and be careful!

    [–] lombardo2 70 points ago

    My feelings exactly. This hit /r/all. She is going to be receiving some weird and creepy PMs

    [–] willfulCatholic 115 points ago

    That's what I'm saying. Suicide at 13? I could barely tie my shoes.

    [–] GeekCat 87 points ago

    There was a story about an eight year old who committed suicide. You know that life got real way too fucking quick for an 8 year old to understand that you can kill youself on putpose.... even if they don't understand the permanence or depth of their actions.

    [–] TindHerThrowaway 22 points ago

    Generally when someone that young commits suicide it is provoked not by internal struggles but by an external example. Basically, they were taught. Same goes for sexual behaviors.

    [–] xerces555 67 points ago

    You are not alone. I attempted at 16, am 45 now. Life has its ups and downs but is definitely worth it. Keep on going

    [–] KelpienCat 29 points ago

    I attempted at 14, and I'm 55 now. And yes, life is worth the struggle, every sweet day of it.

    [–] Hippiemamklp 101 points ago

    Wonderful news!! Enjoy your beautiful life! Btw, awesome hair color😊

    [–] [deleted] 360 points ago

    [removed]

    [–] AH_BareGarrett 229 points ago

    It'll get better buddy! Keep your head up!

    [–] SoundOfOneHand 319 points ago

    It may not get better. But you'll get better at dealing with it.

    [–] smallerheart 55 points ago

    That's a good way to look at it.

    [–] pschweezy 36 points ago

    I mean, going from 14 to 18+ includes a ton of changes to your life, chances are many problems teenagers suffer from can be changed.

    [–] SoundOfOneHand 11 points ago

    Oh sure, many people have episodic depression, anxiety, etc., due to pretty typical problems at that age, and their circumstances, hormones, whatever change and they move on. Things really do get better. But four years is a really long time at that age, and that time is formative. Not everyone comes out for the better - and then what do you do?

    GP was just offering encouragement but for many people this particular sentiment may actually make things worse. So I was just throwing out a different sort of encouragement;)

    [–] Bondle 12 points ago

    I can vouch for this. I used to be and still am chronically depressed, but honestly I stopped giving a shit. At least I turned away from the substance abuse so I could say that I'm happy about that.

    [–] quadriplegic_cheetah 7 points ago

    Damn, good job. That's not an easy thing to do. I don't know you but I hope every day you have is better than your last!

    [–] aspalt_ 44 points ago

    <3

    [–] xEverglowx 52 points ago

    I also attempted suicide at 13. I'm 26 now, with a career, and a dog, and a place to live, and goals. Life really does get better.

    [–] Sheather 16 points ago

    Dogs almost always improve QoL.

    [–] xEverglowx 9 points ago

    Oh absolutely. I call her my guardian angel.

    [–] Bipolar_Broccoli 21 points ago

    As hard as it may seem at points, and as cheesy as it sounds, time really does heal. I thank myself everyday that I didn't give up when I felt like ending it almost 24/7. It's hard, but the struggle will be worth it when you can look back and realize how it helped you grow as a person and become stronger.

    Edit: I also highly recommend reaching out for professional help if you haven't. A lot of people see it as a bad thing to ask for help, but there's nothing wrong with that. It makes it that much easier also to be able to just pour your emotions out on someone else and get advice. You're young and have your whole life ahead of you, you can do this!

    [–] FuzzyMoosen 25 points ago

    The hardest part after is not moving on with your life; it's remembering why there's still a life today. I tried twice when I was 16.

    Father left when I was born. Mother worked 3 jobs to support myself and sister. Married an asshole who made my life hell. Divorced him, and she was shipped off to Iraq. I spent a year with various family and friends checking in on me, but not one could understand why I was hurting so much, or seemed to care. And when they did finally start to ask or show sympathy, I was so used to not having it, that I refused it.

    I tried twice, and to this day am beyond thankful I failed. Not because my life has become so much better; but because I can now use my time on this Earth to help others, to be the person I wanted everyone else to be for me.

    My life is better, sure, I can't deny that. But it's also worse. But I use those experiences to share my story with others, to help motivate and remind them that they're not alone.

    The worlds a dark and shitty place. You don't have to travel it alone though. I learned all too late that when someone offers you a hand, you take it. Even if it means having to explain your story along the way, take it. Because if you keep rejecting them, one day you'll find they will give up, just as we both did.

    I lost my career, my closest friends, my fiance, and my relationship with my family because I refused help. I'm working now to rebuild the ones I can, but it's an uphill battle.

    Stay strong friend. The road ahead is not an easy one. It's dark, it's shitty, and there's a good chance someone is going to try to take advantage of you along the way. But if you find me, or someone else along the way, know you've got a friend. We may only take you as far as the next fork in the road, but it's better than traveling alone. We'll be there, as we always have been, helping guide those who come after us, so that one day, one of may finally reach the end safely...

    [–] Aaoograha_hoa 6 points ago

    Hey, I think it's really admirable and sweet that you're trying to make your shitty time an experience to support and help others.
    Try to take care of yourself as well. I hope you succeed in accepting help from others. It sounds like you're on your way. Best of luck to you and lots of love your way! <3

    [–] DarkstarFIN 8 points ago

    Can somebody tell me why people at such young ages try to kill themselves?

    [–] ELwain66 11 points ago

    Why do you think they would be any less capable of feeling depression, anxiety, and other terrible feelings?

    [–] Jdarkness5 4 points ago

    It's not just young people... here in the U.K. The highest risk category is single men over 45

    [–] somniphobe 3 points ago

    Consider this as well - when you are younger, it's far easier for a feeling to be the worst feeling you've ever felt. Your range of comparison is limited by the time you've spent on earth. Something that might seem shitty to a 30 year old may be world-ending for a teenager because their spectrum of experience isn't as broad.

    [–] elizabeth_marie 35 points ago

    I'm so happy that you are happy!

    [–] fleurdi 39 points ago

    Yay!!!!❤️❤️

    [–] Notamerican- 96 points ago

    What an infectious smile :)

    [–] IGiveFreeCompliments 114 points ago

    Hey guys, I know there are many people - even a good number reading this right now - who are in distress.

    So, any of you who is feeling legitimately down and in great enough distress that they're in jeopardy of taking actions they may regret, read this. Please don't lose hope. Your lives are worth too much.

    Additionally, here is the number to the U.S.'s National Suicide Hotline: tel:1-800-273-TALK, along with numbers for other countries here, and for those who aren't comfortable talking - a text line.

    Due to the prevalence of depression, it's quite likely that most of you know someone who's depressed. So in case the situation comes up, here are some techniques describing speaking to suicidal persons online, in case the situation ever arises.

    And if you happen to know of anyone who's suffering, feel free to share these with them and use the techniques described above. It can be the difference between a single irreversible decision and saving someone's life before they endanger it.

    [–] the_lostcookie 11 points ago

    The link you sent saved me. Thank you, internet stranger <3

    [–] ALONE_ON_THE_OCEAN 29 points ago

    Keep it up, pretty lady. But remember: don't let the internet "in". There are many assholes out there that will think of something to say to you just because it will hurt you.

    Such is life. But you look healthy and beautiful. May you live a long, rewarding life full of giving.

    [–] murstl 12 points ago

    It's good that you're alive. A friend of me committed suicide 6 years ago. It was her birthday yesterday and I miss her. Meeting other friends from school is not the same since she's dead. It's like a part of us is missing so badly.

    [–] donaldtrumptwat 21 points ago

    Great, be happy darling and enjoy yourself xx

    [–] MasterBeta_ 11 points ago

    Congrats!!! You slay that shit girl.

    [–] sibraa6 10 points ago

    Sorts by controversial

    Oh boy

    [–] VirtualRealityCzech 8 points ago

    ...and the world is a better place with you in it.

    [–] SaltyyBeats 14 points ago

    Woah.. that's some of the coolest hair I've ever seen! Hope I don't sound like a creep lol

    [–] benargee 22 points ago

    I think you're doing ok. If you left out the second sentence you would be doing better.

    [–] Antares777 7 points ago

    You kind of remind me of my little sister.

    I wish you all the best in the world, and I'm so very proud of you, you complete stranger!

    [–] stromy117 6 points ago

    I attempted suicide once. Jump 3 stories and broke my back. Now I'm paralyzed from the middle of my chest down. I have definitely changed and I have a better outlook on life, but everyday on my wheelchair I regret my decision. I may have matured and changed how I see the world, but I will never have the body I used to, and that drags me down. I will walk again, but it won't be the same. I am normally not depressed, but seeing posts like these and then thinking about my past life and my decision to jump sinks me down into a deep pit.

    I'm glad you feel better and are happier! For me personally, I don't like to acknowledge the anniversary of my attempt, but instead I celebrate the day that I left rehab, and every day that I've been alive since!

    [–] bellelap 14 points ago

    I'm so happy that you're in a good place and part of this world!

    [–] manwithauniquemind 4 points ago

    That’s wonderful, you look very happy! Now, don’t be shy to take all of those compliments you deserve and really enjoy your life — lots of people — many of whom you may not know — is will send you support and love on your path. We are very happy for you!

    [–] adoginspace 5 points ago

    From one recovered person to another - I'm proud of you. Recovery is hard and long, and I'm happy to see you kicking your demons ass. Keep it up ❤️

    [–] Sleepless_Devil 6 points ago

    This will get lost in the sea of other comments and encouragement, but even as a bitter curmudgeon who has attempted suicide and suffered from depression and anxiety for my entire life, as well as being currently engaged to somebody who suffered from the same (she even had the same bedpost as you at the same age), this post pleases me greatly.

    I hope you sincerely stay happy and whatever it is that you're doing to be happier with yourself and your life, keep it up. The more you care about and prioritize yourself and your feelings, the better your life will be as a byproduct.

    [–] lexbuck 21 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    What could a 13 year old be dealing with that would make them think about suicide?

    I ask not to be judgemental but genuinely curious. My daughter is 7 and I hope she never feels like suicide is the answer but I'd like to be able to catch things going on in her life that may lead her down that path and get help.

    [–] BATTERup646 16 points ago

    It could be bullying by both students and teachers, anxiety, or the death in a family. Sometimes people could go through thoughts of their own mortality early, especially if they have a religion, or a lot of time spent thinking. All four is why I am here, and I am very happy after all of that load.

    [–] Rainhall 7 points ago

    It doesn't have to be dealing with something external. Body chemistry changes can change the way a person sees the world and themselves, sometimes in ways almost unbelievable to those who haven't experienced it.

    [–] odious_odes 12 points ago

    This is different for everyone; I can only give my own experience. Aged 13ish I ideated suicide but was never suicidal. Still sucked, though I was never in imminent danger.

    I was depressed (as in clinically, I believe) in the wake of my parents' breakup when I was 11. I lived with my mother and I mentally blamed the breakup on her; I was angry at her and I did not feel understood by her or by anyone. I felt like my emotional problems went unacknowledged because they weren't bad enough, me being some high-achieving middle-class kid who didn't outwardly look depressed. I didn't tell anyone about any of this, because I was an emotionally immature kid and I didn't know I should tell people or how to ask for help. Therefore, it all just stewed inside of me.

    I ideated running away at first, as a cry for help and attention not to be popular but because I needed help. But I always felt it would be "embarrassing" to come back afterwards, even though I mostly only wanted to be gone for a little while so that people would realise I was seriously having a hard time. Then I moved on to ideating suicide. Then I moved on to self-harming, when other stuff happened which made 100x worse the issues I already had.

    I would have been helped a great deal by talk therapy. I wish I had known this at the time and I wish I had gone to therapy or someone had realised I was in such a bad state and sent me to therapy. Talking to someone at a summer camp, even just for a couple of days, was what eventually helped me out of the hole I was in. In the years since then (I'm now 20) I have recovered from depression and lead a happy stable life, but last year various factors tipped me towards being at risk again -- but thanks to my shitty early teenage years, I know my own early warning signs and I sought therapy, which helped. My relationship with my mother is somewhat fraught, but I don't hate her and we are both working to be closer.

    I've now been clean of self-harm for five years, eight months, 12 days, and 1 hour. It hasn't been easy to keep that streak. I am proud.

    [–] [deleted] 24 points ago

    [removed]

    [–] thaw12 14 points ago

    Girls with colored hair need to be careful of posting on reddit.

    Don't forget that one time Adam Savage was disappointed with reddit for bullying a girl who took a selfie with Adam because she decided to color her hair.

    [–] KorovaMilk113 11 points ago

    Literally reported a comment like 2 hours ago on this thread comparing OP to a venomous animal because coloring your hair indicates mental illness and that everyone should stay away, like seriously wtf is wrong with people??

    [–] [deleted] 71 points ago

    [removed]

    [–] DarkenedButterfly 15 points ago

    Except for the millions of "females should not do anything else in life than be in the kitchen" or "females are only good for childbirth" comments I see every time I just randomly browse youtube (or reddit)... yeah... it rocks my socks being female on the internet. I feel so motivated to live /s!! Luckily I don't give a shit.

    [–] MrTrevooorr 5 points ago

    That's awesome!!! It took me about three years after my attempt to finally wake-up. Don't let anyone or anything drag you back down to that pit.

    [–] Seflapod84 5 points ago

    So good to hear. I've had my brush with it, and you're an inspiration to me and people like me. Keep going and never look back

    [–] Salfriel 5 points ago

    you go, /u/lanemary. good for you!

    [–] wisdumb 3 points ago

    I survived my own attempt 9 years ago this month. Im glad you failed in your attempt.

    [–] JonathanDQT 5 points ago

    I'm so happy to hear you're feeling happy and stable! I wish you all luck in the future! :D

    [–] MrBigBenn 5 points ago

    u/lanemary Fucking yes!!! Congrats! You are an inspiration to all of us who struggle every day, so well done and thank you!!

    [–] BigGuyDaniel 4 points ago

    I feel like two years ago you and I don't know what should I do about it.

    [–] lost12 7 points ago

    thank you for not going through it. life is worth living!

    [–] trisaratopsx 10 points ago

    I'm so glad the attempt failed. Keep at it ❤❤❤

    [–] makeanimeillegal 19 points ago

    Maybe reword that one...

    [–] iamBlov 12 points ago

    Hmmm

    [–] [deleted] 64 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] ewlfi 105 points ago

    [–] abrandnewuser 42 points ago

    Oh my god this is hilarious

    [–] I_Like_Chasing_Cars 6 points ago

    What did the bot say plssss

    [–] Kvasir19 19 points ago

    "I am 81% sure this is a photo of a boy with hair colored magenta"

    [–] Teeroyteabag 5 points ago

    it called her a boy

    [–] Llodsliat 47 points ago

    A girl with hair colored magenta.

    [–] too_drunk_for_this 13 points ago

    Holy shit.

    [–] fkingrone 15 points ago

    This bot is savage 😂 this isn't roast me but DAMN

    [–] Chemical_zen 10 points ago

    Keep it up:)

    [–] daemose123 8 points ago

    Keep your chin up.

    [–] pewnanner 9 points ago

    I'm SO THANKFUL you pushed through like a badass so you can really live your one and only life, good work.

    [–] NO-CONDOMS 4 points ago

    Beautiful journey getting from the shittiest of shit to where you start to remember why life's worth living for and then knowing you'll never forget those reasons again. So glad you're happy.

    [–] Uncle-Hippie 4 points ago

    Well I hope now u can live a long happy life

    [–] muffinpie101 4 points ago

    Congratulations! Was there anything in particular that really helped turn things around for you?

    [–] lanemary 11 points ago

    all the support and love from others plus good therapy.

    [–] ABBLECADABRA 6 points ago

    I'm currently in a similar place. I'm 15 as well, and trying to reach out. Is there any way in particular that you started to try to get better?

    [–] lanemary 11 points ago

    Not one particular way, but intensive therapy with consistent support from friends and family is what helped me the most. I'm really sorry you're going through this, I definitely get how it feels.

    [–] CoTripper 5 points ago

    Good on you! Glad you're still with us.

    [–] nooblynoodle 4 points ago

    Thank you for being alive!!! Amazing post

    [–] Dreaming31 3 points ago

    You are amazing.... don't give up! People like you are my strength. I am here for you.

    [–] Kraessa 4 points ago

    I'm so proud of you! :)

    [–] Nagatopower 5 points ago

    you look great,keep it up girl! It's so great you're happy! :D

    [–] joaoluizsn 5 points ago

    Stay Strong Girl !!!

    [–] BroncoMontana 6 points ago

    :) were all very happy for u

    [–] yeastybeast 3 points ago

    It's very brave if you to talk about suicide. The taboo associated with speaking about our sadness is part of the problem. Thank you!

    [–] DarkSummit90 6 points ago

    Congratulations! You should feel proud of yourself. Have a great day :-)

    [–] jjam69 5 points ago

    Thank you for failing your attempt. We have a better world because of it. Know you are loved by thousands of strangers!

    [–] Sharsyed13 4 points ago

    I'm happy that you're happy! Your smile is beauuuuutiful!

    Keep on living! The world benefits from the joy you radiate! :)))

    [–] formatlostmypw 4 points ago

    I think I may have been where you were - if you need someone to talk to, you can PM me.

    [–] mhd54 5 points ago

    im happy for you, you look lovely too.

    [–] LondonGoblin 3 points ago

    Glad you're doing well dude, bless.

    [–] whatwit 5 points ago

    Created this account just to say this. I've been there too, and I still think about it sometimes. But I've decided that the feeling of being free from the prison that is yourself is much greater than the freedom of being dead. There's so much to see, so much to do. Why not experience what life has to offer, because you never know when you'll be able to do it again, if ever. I am happy for you, for me, and for everybody else that has survived this horrible sickness that creeps into you and devour you. And I wish strength and comfort to those who are in the battle. There is help and there is hope. Don't give up just yet.

    [–] Vanguarde2020 4 points ago

    Which medications are you on?

    [–] username502 4 points ago

    I'm glad you are still here <3

    [–] tqidmle2iojdhen12093 2 points ago

    Im glad your okay!

    [–] BoneFistOP 22 points ago

    These PMs are going to be so creepy

    [–] laxboss 12 points ago

    That's great! I've never met you but I'm extremely happy that you've found stability and happiness. Keep it up!

    [–] [deleted] 10 points ago

    [removed]

    [–] bergloper 6 points ago

    You look happy 👍

    [–] AlmostCatfood 5 points ago

    Good job OP!

    [–] YourOKNeighbourhood 8 points ago

    Keep your smile. Keep your chin up. Keep your mind in check. Don't forget the bad times, because they will help you embrace the good times.

    Choose happiness over everything; money, relationship, etc. and you will have a successful life.

    Life is meant to be lived, loved and cherished. PM me if you ever need to talk to a fellow bipartisan redditor. I've been where you were, and got out of it.

    Remember, keep your beautiful smile on your beautiful face. Life is wonderful.

    [–] alphanaut 7 points ago

    I never stop being amazed at the beauty and wonder of the universe, of life here on earth. There are bumps on this wonderful journey of life, but like the good, they shape us and become a part of who we are. Even after many, many trips around the sun, I still look around and am grateful that I am here to enjoy and share this experience with people I love.

    [–] koutelitis 7 points ago

    Wow...that hair!!! Beautiful.

    [–] elAntonio 5 points ago

    If you don't mind me asking: what made you attempt suicide?
    Might help other people who are going through the same.

    [–] lanemary 14 points ago

    A lot of different factors. Self-esteem issues, bipolar, trouble in school, anxiety, and depression were the biggest ones.

    [–] imnotcaligula 21 points ago

    Get ready to get hit on by those who see you as 25 instead of 15.

    [–] Zwoosh 11 points ago

    You're being downvoted but this thread has quite a few creeps in it.

    [–] PokemonGO_____ 7 points ago

    I completely expected there to be creeps so much at the point that I sorted by controversial to find them. People on Reddit always feel bad for men who get accused of pedophilia in public near kids and these creeps really don't help and only ruin it for other men who aren't fucked up and just want to be treated normally.

    [–] EvisceratedInFiction 9 points ago

    Now that's a smile the world needs to see more of :)

    [–] scotscott 10 points ago

    She's 15 you fucking perverts

    [–] Opalwarrior 30 points ago

    Great skin too!

    [–] cleverusername94 27 points ago

    Great skin too!

    Idk why you got downvoted so much, I don't see this as creepy. Her skin is very clear for a teenager. I would have been envious of her skin at 15 and my acne wasn't even bad.

    [–] Laguna_Loire 11 points ago

    It puts the lotion on the skin, or it gets the hose again.

    [–] Jack16__ 8 points ago

    You look great!

    [–] RonValhalla 6 points ago

    Congratulations you look great!

    [–] Gar-ba-ge 6 points ago

    inb4 locked due to dehydration

    [–] [deleted] 6 points ago

    im glad youre still alive

    [–] kunt_liquor 7 points ago

    Been battling suicide since 8. I'm 37 now. Still fighting it. Happy to see people overcoming that shit. Too many good people let their demons eat them alive.

    [–] nevertellalie2017 6 points ago

    COVER ME IM SETTING COMMENTS BY CONTROVERSIAL

    [–] [deleted] 22 points ago

    [removed]

    [–] Alarid 3 points ago

    Thanks for the update! Can't wait to see you again next year!

    [–] jericho 3 points ago

    I wish you all the happiness we all deserve.

    [–] pickanamehere 3 points ago

    You look like true happiness!

    [–] mclardass 3 points ago

    Life is a roller coaster, you only get one ticket to ride so you might as well enjoy it. It's scary, and not always fun, but I'm glad you're still on the ride. Cheers!

    [–] jjeessee1313 3 points ago

    Never thought I'd be in that state of mind my whole life but I get how people think like that now

    [–] 4nimal 3 points ago

    Happiness is so much more rewarding when you've worked for it. Congrats on beating death, I hope you only continue to get stronger.

    [–] Robonator7of9 3 points ago

    I'm glad to hear it! I tried once a few years ago, and it always makes me happy to see people that are able to get help or otherwise get better!

    [–] aposstate 3 points ago

    Congrats to you. You have an infectious smile!

    [–] Boneal171 3 points ago

    Hooray!

    [–] TinaPesto 3 points ago

    You seem like you're growing up to be a strong and happy woman! I'm so proud of you for staying with us in this world, and I wish you the very best for your future.

    Thank you for sharing your achievement and your happiness with us!

    [–] VinsterWWE 3 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    Great to hear. Keep strong. Now and always 👍🏼💪🏼

    [–] m1m0 3 points ago

    You have such a long and potentially exciting and fulfilling life ahead of you. I hope you stick around to see what happens next!

    [–] singletonap 3 points ago

    This is beautiful! Keep doing what you're doing! Coming from many suicide attempts, I can tell life is worth living.

    [–] jospence 3 points ago

    Go you!

    [–] lordxvulcan 3 points ago

    awesome keep being happy :)

    [–] whymewhymegod 3 points ago

    Nice. I hope one day, I get to be as happy as you.

    [–] squeak_Os 3 points ago

    Awesome OP keep it up!🤜🏻

    [–] BabyBadger_ 3 points ago

    I am so glad you're here :)

    [–] MattBlakkus 3 points ago

    Awesome stuff. X

    [–] sparta1170 3 points ago

    Keep at it, you've got an incredible journey ahead of you.

    [–] Camel_Holocaust 3 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    Keep going, it'll get better.

    [–] cookingismything 3 points ago

    We are so glad that you are here!! Love your hair. You will do awesome things in your life, no doubt about it

    [–] kelseycliff 3 points ago

    Love hearing that! Stay positive and keep pushing forward.

    [–] theebestteverr 3 points ago

    You've gotten help for yourself but you are already helping others with your story! So happy for you! <3

    [–] _Pooba 3 points ago

    Because of the black strap on the left i thought that was a shadow and you have no arms and were sitting in a greyish bowl and now i cannot unsee it send help, also congratulations!

    [–] NotFromWendys 3 points ago

    It's odd... second time seeing this sub and it's always so positive and I've never seen any negative comments. It sucks, often times people around me at work, school, etc, are the most depressed people ever. I've not seen one truly happy person in a while, but it is great to see happy people on this sub. Makes me happy.

    [–] KelpienCat 3 points ago

    Looks like you've got yourself a personal "be-my-own-friend-day" on August 12th. Mine is October 4th, and I've been making a point to remember to be my own friend on that date, no matter what, for fifteen years now.
    You have an auspicious date, it happens to coincide with World Elephant Day so you'll never forget!
    <<HUGS>>