How Does 13 Reasons Why Inspire You?

   

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rebeccap219

You are a fighter like my soul sister.  She was diagnosed at the age of 16 and pasted away at 32.  She was a RN and till this day I dream of her and it is a bruise that will never heal.  She was my best friend and brought me closer to God.  You  remind me of her so much.  

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Carolann_Leger

I am reading all of these comments, A lot of which are positive. Selena, I have loved you for a very long time and I have looked up to you in many ways. You have helped me with self confidence and changing my mindset. So when You help produced the first season of 13 reasons why last year I gave everyone involved the benefit of the doubt, because i’m someways i’m sure you really thought you were being awareness. I even defended you because I was sure you thought you were doing the right thing. And even though you romanticized suicide and depression, I thought that after you saw how much damage it did you would never consider making a second season but you did. I am not a negative person and I have never ever been the type to start drama of any kind but you need to know the pain this is causing. So many children are watching this and they have no idea what it means, My sister is 12 and she logged onto our netflix and watched both seasons. She is traumatized, and I am 16 about to turn 17 and I was traumatized after watching the second season of this show. As someone who has gone through her own issues with sexual harassment and depression and suicidal thoughts and actions, and as a women. I was traumatized. I am not ignorant to the happenings of this world but that was unnecessary. What was done in the last episode of the second season. It was wrong. Everyone involved should be ashamed and I feel awful for saying that. Everyone I talk too says that There’s no point in even reaching out because everyone’s in it for the money and no one will even read this. I’m sure that all of the happy comments and all of the kids that feel less alone and watching this make you feel good but you need to hear the pain that this is causing. I have been sick to my stomach for days after watching that episode. Not only was it extremely disturbing it was unrealistic not in the way that it wouldn’t happen but in the way that he would’ve been able to even stand or be alive. He would’ve needed serious medical attention. And insinuating that someone could do that without the repercussion being absolutely fatal is extremely irresponsible. I am devastated after watching this and I only pray that it gets taken down and that no one else gets there innocence taken like my little sister did. There are other ways to protect children from this happening. This is not one of them. If anything kids need protection from the show. Doesn’t matter how many warnings you put on it so that you’re not responsible, you are still responsible. Whether you’ll get in trouble for it or not is a irrelevant.

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Chandler_Castillo

Wanting to marry you baby I feel like you the one I can't be with you , you got me hooked on your body like origami fuck all the romors being spreaded you the one yeah you the one now I'm going back to you back to you I'm the one I'm the one ouuuuuu your the one your the one that I want so love me like you do baby.

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trevapeterson643yahoocom

Ive been raped twice and i always felt it was my fault...i carried that on my shoulders for half my life...i decided to watch 13 reasons why and the show gave me closure...selena gomez came up with this AMAZING show and its up front about these issues...i have 5 boys and im a single mom im responsible for them knowing whats right and wrong.

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mollymatilda14

I'm truly inspired, inspired to change, to be happy and to love others. The plot, characters and the music, had moved me. 

Im 15 and suffer from extreme anxiety and panic attacks, and have for several years, it seems to get tougher and tougher every day, a new challenge to face. 

The first season of 13 reasons why made me feel comfortable, and engaged, it made me feel as though I wasn't alone, and the speech of the characters, especially clay, really got me, the speech at the end of tape 4 side A still inspires me to this day and I rewatch it constantly to make me feel like something and that there is others out there feeling and knowing the exact same emotions as I do. 

Season 2. Was that was something else, I started and finished it in under 3 days and I want more. I thought nothing could best season 1 but this, I feel like a changed person, I really do. Every single part of it has affected me in a positive way, it's made me feel apart of something, I've downloaded the soundtrack and the songs make me feel so special, the whole show makes me feel this fuzzy feeling inside, of happiness. 

All I want to do is to meet the cast, to know that they understand, because it feels as though they are the only people who understand and want to make a difference to the world. Although I live in England and are miles away. But this show has really changed me. 

Thank you. Everyone ❤