Harry Potter author and wonderful woman J.K. Rowling is no stranger to helping fans deal with their dementors.
So this Twitter user knew there was a chance the author would read what she had to say, and she sent JKR an incredibly heartwarming message.
Here's the message in full:
This won't take long, I promise... I've been through (and am still going through) so many things in my life, from sexual assault to bullying to attempted suicide 8 times. I'm not proud of these things, but it's who I am. I'm also trying my hardest to stop self-harming. It hurts my body, but it hurts my soul more. I know you won't judge, that's why I'm telling you this. Another reason why I'm telling you this is because, through all the downs in my life, you helped me get through every single thing one way or another! You gave me a second, a third chance, you gave me so many chances in life and not taking them seriously wouldn't be fair to you. I will never be able to thank you enough, Jo. I wanna get "expecto patronum" tattooed on the wrist I usually cut the most, or somewhere else idk yet exactly, because I know that's gonna make me stop even if it takes a while. Please, Jo. I know I can slowly start to recover, but I need your help to do so. You've always been there and I know you'll always be. – Kate. ❤️