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I Find That Writing Is the Best Therapy

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    ~ and My Circle ~ -  Writing for me is very healthy. It lets me know what I'm feeling, thinking at any moment. I can go back to stories I have written & see how far I've...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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    inferior to the prime, see no evil but feel the discomfort, the rowdy arrive and sometimes the hard done workers, it's okay to agree it's not okay, it will stop, it has to! just...
    georgia1233 georgia1233 18-21, F Jan 9

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    Flying Without Wings - Writting...My moments of therapyLove, passion, sadness, pains...endless emotionsDawning moment of inspirationMoment that allows me to internalizeTravelling...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 20, 2010

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    So Relieving - Nothing clears my head quite like sitting down and letting it all out on paper. What else is there to say? Best. Therapy. Ever.
    Writing4Life Writing4Life 16-17 Apr 15, 2011

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    Groups Without Stories - If you look at my stories, you will notice very quickly that I always have a chunk of groups without stories. No, it's not about laziness of even...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 7, 2009

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    Writing... - my words are my weapons, my thoughts, my insecurities, dreams, hopes, my life.  Sometimes writing is the ONLY way I can figure things out. I start to write and I...
    amyjo3 amyjo3 26-30, F Mar 17, 2009

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    It Takes Away The Stress - Let me just say I love writing amazing stories not just because I'm an amazing person but also for me it's a good stress reliever. I can write down what...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Jan 12, 2013

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    Writing Is Relief - I had a counselor ask me to keep a diary. He told me I wouldn't see what I was looking for at first but after a few months I would notice a pattern and see what...
    bamccam bamccam 61-65, F Jul 31, 2012

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    My Pen And The Burning Lamp - I continued to write diaries till I reached mid-twenties. And because of too much going on in my new found environment, both physical and emotinal...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    Sharing - when I first started sharing my life with others I could not share my thoughts and feelings I kept every thing to myself, just as I had done all my life. I have gained...
    sevier777 sevier777 70+, T Feb 28, 2013

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    Share - I've always kept some kind of Journal or wrote Poetry... it does do something for some of us! If anything its good to get things off your chest,if nothing else! When...
    aussie696 aussie696 31-35, F 9 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    I can't always say how I'm feeling. This isn't from lack of want but rather from the consequences that could result. I write to express my emotions. I feel like I could explode if...
    Behindmyhazeleyes13 Behindmyhazeleyes13 31-35, F Dec 10, 2013

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    An Escape That Sees Through Walls - I am almost always writing, although it is hardly in a diary. I write stories with fictional characters, and it gives me a sense of control...
    dustygirl122 dustygirl122 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    Journal Writing & Sentence Completion - I find journal writing a very effective way of spontaneously unloading detrimental emotions that we have kept within ourselves bottled up. I...
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    Having a Confidante -   It just irritates me that you have to spend a bunch of money to see a therapist who sympathetically says, "It's alright, you'll get better, all it...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2009

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    Finding My Words - For months I have been at a loss for words. I don't even know what's wrong exactly. I want to write and express myself but every time I try to confide in someone...
    SilverLinedShadows SilverLinedShadows 22-25 Jul 31, 2012

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    I Write Everything Down - I write my feelings down. I write my loved ones down. I write my experiences down. I write letters to the people that don't understand me, without sending...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F Jul 7, 2009

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    I feel extremely guilty even writing this, but I can't keep it to myself anymore. My friend-last year definitively a "best" friend and this year one of my roommates- has become...
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    I sometimes find myself lost and confused w/ life not understanding what to do because of the "norm" that we as people put for ourselves. I too am guilty of portraying and acting...
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    I have been going to therapy since January. Now we are starting trauma therapy and I hate it. I have to detail everything over and over and over and it makes me sick and angry...
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    When I was young, I was bullied and verbally and mentally abused and used to get beaten up by (as shocking as this may sound) my grandmother and my aunt. I was almost set on fire...
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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuch (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter Thirty-Two I left the stove temporarily to find Robert. I saw him preparing to go downstairs, and waved him...
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    The more I write, the easier it is to string thoughts together in conversation also. I find myself telling my usual stories in new ways and you know that us older guys have stories...
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