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    Hi everyone,

    Lately, I've been feeling a bit down because everyone is putting pressure on me to do well in my GCSEs.

    My step brother is now in Uni but when he did his GCSEs and A Levels he got all A*s and As. My parents and family now expect the same from me, though I am only predicted Bs and a couple of Cs. I feel like my teachers are also putting too much pressure on me and all of this pressure is making me feel down.

    When I'm alone (often in my room) and someone has just nagged me about my grades, I tend to breakdown a lot, I feel like I'm trapped under all of this pressure and I'm being forced to do well.

    I've tried talking to my parents, but they just don't seem to realize how stressful it is from my point of view.

    Has anyone got any help, advice or tips?
    Thank you,
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