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I Believe In Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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    I recently weaned off of my anti-depressant and am looking for non-chemical ways to change my thoughts. I was on Paxil for almost 16 years and have been off completely for 14 days now. I believe that Paxil suppressed so many of my emotions that I am being overflooded with...
    hikingsd hikingsd 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2012

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    I'm not and never have been but I'm very interested in hearing about other people's experiences. How does it work? Did it help?
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F Nov 1

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    DBT. Next group session this week and my anxiety is already peaking. I just hate sitting there, everyone anxious in their own heads. I like the material, but just hate sitting...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    I truly do.....I'm in a much better place now than when I signed up. Who needs therapy? It is of course down to some of the great people that I have met here. Some have listened...
    Littlemissshy7 Littlemissshy7 41-45, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Worse still are how many men succeed in covering up they are abusers. Through intimidation. Or big talk of how they hate men that do. Usually talking with violence toward the...
    GivaCafeMatin GivaCafeMatin 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    I studied dreams in psychology all the way back at school so this is 6 years ago! Here are some psychological theories about dreams having meanings. I’m going to start with the...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I believe in God. I believe he created the earth, and all of us on the earth, and that He loves us. I believe God sent His Son, Jesus, to save us from our sins. I believe He sent...
    jopava jopava 51-55, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    My ship went down In a sea of sound. When I woke up alone I had everything: A handful of moments I wished I could change And a tongue like a nightmare that cut like a blade. In a...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    "You Be The Anchor That Keeps My Feet On The Ground, I'll Be The Wings That Keep Your Heart In The Clouds" And honestly I have been begging for answers That you and only you can...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 6 hrs ago

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    I grew up in a family where spanking was the main punishment. I could get some aditional punishment like grounding or no tv. But a painful spanking was the main dish. My dad is a...
    rcarlos72 rcarlos72 36-40, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Here is something very strange. Ever since I can remember, from infancy as a little boy, I have never been able to go to sleep when somebody else is in bed with me. I believed that...
    DavidW1947 DavidW1947 66-70 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've always had a passion for music. My mother tells me that at 6 months old I was singing. Every night she played a record to fall asleep by. It was a Disney album. Sleeping...
    ABitOfConversation ABitOfConversation 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    All at once my life was changed. Feelings and friendships rearranged. The rhythm of my heart was altered the moment our self control faltered. Our love became a hiding place...
    nvragain1024 nvragain1024 31-35, F Nov 9

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    By nature I'm not a very 'friendly" person. I mostly keep to myself. But.... I met a person. Everything is very strange. It's an out-of-this-world connection. Everything I...
    nelloyamongstelpope nelloyamongstelpope 26-30, F 23 hrs ago

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    I strongly believe children benefit from a firm hand. I think society would be so much better if all parents raised their children like this.
    Nudelisa2 Nudelisa2 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    Until I was around 10, I believed babies were born from the belly button. Somehow the baby just popped out. No blood, no gore. Just an expanding belly button.
    maiomeN maiomeN 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    I realised that I stopped using the word love. I fear being in another relationship and I fear hurting other people. I believe in love, but I'm afraid of it.
    LionPrincess03 LionPrincess03 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Well, i'm going to therapy tomorrow :| wish me luck :( i don't wanna go
    Frappelover Frappelover 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    Regardless of the world around me, I can always use music as therapy for my soul. Metal tends to be the genre that I listen to most. It's just something about the chaos of the...
    WhySoSerious14 WhySoSerious14 22-25, M Nov 10

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    I use music as therapy for my soul too. I suffered from severe depression and paranoia for 20 years until I started piano performance and composition lessons and also started...
    loveaguilarg loveaguilarg 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    If I ever went to therapy I would seem insane. I sound insane when I talk compared to what I say.. But have you thought if you're not like me then to me you sound weird. You weirdo...
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I just went to my first therapy appointment on Thursday. I got triggered on the ride over there (I saw a sign that said Phoenixville on it and panicked a little cause my mom used...
    jules401 jules401 13-15, T 1 Response 3 days ago

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    How's everyone doing this evening? I haven't been to therapy in about two months. I started a new position and have been a bit busy, and I just want to go home and vegetate much...
    bewareofpity bewareofpity 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Use to go to therapy when I was 9 -.- Not that I was a messed up or crazy kid I blame my father 0.9 I was confused and scared after my mum and dad had a divorce
    Singing13 Singing13 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I am starting to believe in myself which is a difficult thing to do. I have always had low self-esteem and it has been difficult to believe any good things about myself and to be...
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    It confuses me when people try to tell me that I don't believe in God, or that I have rejected God because I don't believe what they believe. I could try to explain in detail...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't have a blog nor do I know how to make one. im not a pastor I haven't been a big believer of the bible for a long time Im a new believer a born again but the truth is...
    LilBigThinker LilBigThinker 22-25, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I believe in God, I believe he made us and the earth, I don't believe we came from apes, or the earth just "formed." In a way I feel sad for people that don't believe in god, like...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I believe in equality for all people,not just women,but hey that's not what this group is about. I believe in having complete control of my body+my mind+certainly my reproductive...
    geekoftheweek geekoftheweek 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    ******************************** THE UNIVERSE ********************************* First I want to thank those Christians who sincerely wish to better understand the universe they...
    PYWACKET PYWACKET 61-65, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    Just not the God the way most people might believe. And yet my beliefs are still consistent with other beliefs. You see, I believe the sentiment that 'God is Everything and...
    dadhereforyou dadhereforyou 51-55, M 4 Responses Nov 7

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    "Maude: Oh Neddy, it was terrifying. I thought I was headed for the eternal bliss of paradise." - The Simpsons If we truly believed in God as the ultimate power, the highest being...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    I also believe nothing defines you. I mean sure, it can if you let it.. And sometimes it is all too easy to believe it does, or let whatever it is consume you. But what I find...
    mentallytortured mentallytortured 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Earlier this year I had asked for prayer for my father-in-law regarding his having jaw cancer. He decided not to have the surgery and opted to have radiation instead. The...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    objective morality There’s something that doesn’t make sense to me about the morality of atheists, evolutionists, and/or those who don’t believe in a god or higher power. I...
    FutureisZERO FutureisZERO 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Okay. I study chemestry and biotechnology and mostly believe in things that can be proven. The thoughts of ghosts really freak me out (I don't want to believe) but I am not sure...
    Ariana807 Ariana807 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 28

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    I believe in God but people say it's impossible because I'm gay. I believe that I am anointed in ways no one else is. But I always get hate for it. I want to go forth with my...
    theghostofpast theghostofpast 18-21, F 9 Responses Oct 30

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    My So-called Mother charges me rent, but is paying her boyfriend's hitman Father to destroy me over the caste system... The last time I paid her $200 rent, out of the $550 that I...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    For as long as I can remember, I have always believed in omens, good and bad. I believe they appear to me mainly on the radio through the lyrics in a song. I believe these signs...
    Luz22 Luz22 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    I don't believe this to be true for all women. I believe women have their different callings in life. However I do believe it's my calling in life. I'm blessed with a baby bearing...
    anonymoussouthernbabe anonymoussouthernbabe 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I Believed My Parents & My Elders Told Me The Truth About Who They Were The FOIA has allowed me to access information I did not have as a child. The KGB files have made their way...
    Brainyblonde Brainyblonde 66-70, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Here's a is post (I don't know who the author is) that always reminds me to appreciate people who come into my life - whether they teach me, hurt me, or love me. *** Sometimes...
    AWomanofSubstance AWomanofSubstance 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    The present is constantly passing, and with it’s departure are fleeing accomplishments and struggles. Although sanity suggests that it is healthier to hold the good times closer...
    GoodSignMan GoodSignMan 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 5

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    I really apologize for using the word "we" in my below story. By using "we" I am not generalizing. I'm just telling a story, trying to make each one of us think and see if we've...
    Meyouusyou Meyouusyou 36-40, F 12 Responses Nov 5

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    It's a sad fact that some people never find God but it is the only thing that lasts forever. If we put our faith in any earthly thing then we are doomed for sadness and loss. I don...
    ryanr1994 ryanr1994 18-21, M 9 Responses Nov 5

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