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I Go to Counseling

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    Today I started my first session at counseling.

    I told my counselor about a lot of things, including my self harm issue. She told me that I have to see her every Monday at 3, or else she'll have to tell my dad or get the hospital and things involved. So I'm just going to play happy. I really didn't want help. -.- ****.
    thegirlthatgotaway14 thegirlthatgotaway14 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 31, 2014

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    Counseling.

    I always sort of wanted to go to counseling since I was a teenager but never did,would'nt even dare too.It was'nt until my meltdown and ptsd that I knew something was horribly wrong with me.I knew I was slipping into madness,so I made an appointment with my doctor and they...
    TexasLily TexasLily 56-60, F 3 Responses Sep 16, 2008

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    Once A Week

    Usually either on Tuesday's or Wednesday's. I like my counselor, she doesn't ask stupid questions like if I have ever smoked pot or how many times a day i am tempted to cut or if i think people understand me. I hate that, and I'm kinda grateful for her ways.But I will never get...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Apr 17, 2011

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    People I'M Working With

    i have therapy every week and i'm talking to a pasva lady a victims advocate for a sexual assault to help put my ********* father in prison. i have a arms worker as well to help me find a place to live. as you read in most of my stories i was severly abused as a child by my...
    AppleCherry2013 AppleCherry2013 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 30, 2013

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    Ah crud looks I'm gonna have to go back to

    counselling, I've been having the worst anxiety attacks every single night this week.. I'm having one now, can someone help me?
    GalaxyJumper GalaxyJumper 18-21, M Jul 23, 2014

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    If Only It Were This Easy

    I have gone to counseling off and on since I was a teenager. I am currently going again because every once in a while I get overwhelmed by things. It helps to have someone to talk to who can give you a different perspective on things. Thankfully I have never gone to a counselor...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17, 2012

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    Counselling

    Counselling,Know what?I go to it,Wanna know why,It won’t come to me!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 6, 2011

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    Counselling Sessions....

    A year ago I began seeing a new counselor she has been so wonderful to me in helping me with sort out my past issues. Just last week when I went to see her something shocking unexpected happened. I was sitting in the waiting room and as time went by felt it was very strange that...
    Sara600 Sara600 61-65, F 5 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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    I Go To Counseling

    Earlier last year my counselor informed she would be leaving at the end of the year. I felt shocked and very disappointed, because I had been seeing her for 2 straight years. I thought that I had finally found the perfect counselor to help me sort out my past issues. During our...
    Sara600 Sara600 61-65, F Jan 1, 2013

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    I Went Back to Counseling

    I have always had a problem with depression, and have been in counseling many times throughout my life. I just started going back to counseling because even though I am doing pretty good, I would like to do better. See I think my depression shows at work and in job...
    KathyLou KathyLou 51-55, F Apr 25, 2008

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    Once A Week

    For about 3 years now my sisters and I have gone to counseling. Our grandma wanted us not to be stressful and stuff. Because of our parents divorcing and stuff. Well we talk while we play a game I normally win. I think that if I could just say somethings that happened that no one...
    ManofFewWords ManofFewWords 18-21, M May 2, 2011

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    There was someone who I performed with years ago; for the sake of this story, I'll call him Greg. Greg and I had performed in several community theater productions. Being near him...
    PhillyAutismGuy PhillyAutismGuy 26-30, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Thinking about my life makes me so angry. I went into counseling one day and my counselor told me I looked so sad. At home I'm just filled with so much anger. I don't look sad at...
    aquamoongoddess aquamoongoddess 22-25, F 4 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Thinking about my life makes me so angry. I went into counseling one day and my counselor told me I looked so sad. At home I'm just filled with so much anger that I express in...
    aquamoongoddess aquamoongoddess 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    I have been married to my N for 16 years. Last summer I went to see a counselor and after about 5 minutes she told me he was a N. Her next question I thought was kind of funny. She...
    beckyls beckyls 46-50, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Hey everyone, it's my first time posting, so I will keep it short. It's also 3:45 am. I wanted to talk about my sociopathic, violent brother. This guy lied and told us in great...
    LiftedCurse LiftedCurse 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    My mother was raised by an insane woman, who happened to be my grandmother. The grandmother and the grandfather(who was a kind man) (my mothers parents)were 2nd generation...
    notPC notPC 56-60, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    hello...i don't know where to post this exactly, sorry if it ends up in the wrong category/group. i have a situation that i cannot discuss with anyone, but i need some feedback...
    mommajllc mommajllc 36-40, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    hello...i don't know where to post this exactly, sorry if it ends up in the wrong category/group. i have a situation that i cannot discuss with anyone, but i need some feedback...
    mommajllc mommajllc 36-40, F 11 Responses 1 day ago

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    hello...i don't know where to post this exactly, sorry if it ends up in the wrong category/group. i have a situation that i cannot discuss with anyone, but i need some feedback...
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    hello...i don't know where to post this exactly, sorry if it ends up in the wrong category/group. i have a situation that i cannot discuss with anyone, but i need some feedback...
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    hello...i don't know where to post this exactly, sorry if it ends up in the wrong category/group. i have a situation that i cannot discuss with anyone, but i need some feedback...
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    hello...i don't know where to post this exactly, sorry if it ends up in the wrong category/group. i have a situation that i cannot discuss with anyone, but i need some feedback...
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    Hubby & I have married 18 years, dated 4 years before marrying. He has one daughter who's mother wasn't in her life growing up. I was unable to have children & hoped we could...
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    I am a 43 year-old female of Central Mexican and Irish heritage. I was diagnosed with BTM at 19 while on Amphoteracin-B treatment for a fungal infection in my sinuses. Ampho-B...
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    We both Hurt each other in different ways. Very bad... I feel responsible for everything, but I know everyone is responsible for their own decisions, including what we put in our...
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    In the 20 years of doing marriage counseling here is what I know for sure regarding marital disputes and divorce: 1. There are 2 versions of the truth- 2 realities and 2...
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    I want to die so badly. I've struggled for almost 20 years being suicidal off and on and I am so tired. I feel the crushing weight of the fatigue get worse and worse with each...
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    I'm going to jail I'm tired of all this freedom I am trying to do voluntary GPS ankle monitoring to help me stop thinking of prison but I know when I can't afford it Iwill need...
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    I'm open to speaking to people and sharing stories in order to help others grow and find light in their own situation, but I am very selective about who I spend the most time with...
    Clairnite Clairnite 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 30

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    My husband and I have had a terribly rocky last three years together. He's cycled, going from adoring me to blaming me; he's begged me to stay and he's insisted I leave. He's...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F Jan 29

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    This is only partly about me, and my marriage. More importantly it's a summary of info that my wife and I stumbled upon a few years ago and it has been very helpful to us, and many...
    bbbboink bbbboink 56-60, M 6 Responses Jan 29

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    Any advice is welcome So I cheated on my husband because I haven't been able to connect with him for the past year. He's never treated me anything but wonderfully, but it's been a...
    Rands664 Rands664 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    I am so tired. I wish I hadn't of gotten married. We were sooo good together when we lived separately. Right now him and his x-wife are in a custody battle over the youngest, a 12...
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    I've done pretty much all the wrong you could get tossed in jail for but somehow dodged that, but I have never tried to kill anyone, but have thought about it, including myself...
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    I made a mistake and I feel so overwhelmed by it. My sister forgot her back pack and I had to drive back to get it. At my old school we could drive over the side walks and it was...
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    There was someone who I performed with years ago; for the sake of this story, I'll call him Greg. Greg and I had performed in several community theater productions. Being near him...
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    I never imagined the turn of events my life would go thru 2015. I truly believe that my new years resolution , i had set for myself that year, might have trigger a ticking time...
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    There was someone who I performed with years ago; for the sake of this story, I'll call him Greg. Greg and I had performed in several community theater productions. Being near him...
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    There was someone who I performed with years ago; for the sake of this story, I'll call him Greg. Greg and I had performed in several community theater productions. Being near him...
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    There was someone who I performed with years ago; for the sake of this story, I'll call him Greg. Greg and I had performed in several community theater productions. Being near him...
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