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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...
    KathyLou KathyLou 51-55, F Apr 25, 2008

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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...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F Jan 1, 2013

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17, 2012

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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...
    AppleCherry2013 AppleCherry2013 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 30, 2013

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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...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 16, 2008

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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...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 5 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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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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    First off, I have to say that I hate that damn word, that label is just terrible to slap on people, and does nothing to solve the problem. When someone calls me a stalker, or says...
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    I have written on here once before, about a comment my husband had made awhile ago about our marriage. Now, within a short week, everything has completely crumbled. First let me...
    mbackman678 mbackman678 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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    I'm trying to make things work. I figured the best place to start with my relationship issues and my loneliness is with myself. I had so many wonderful readers comment and give...
    kinders92 kinders92 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I am a marriage therapist. I am in individual counseling. I've tried couples counseling ( but he gets in a bad mood each time we go). I've read many books. Spoke to many friends...
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    I met J two years ago while I was living in VA. He was at the very beginning of a divorce after a 15 year marriage. Ironically his drinking was not the reason they were divorcing...
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    When I was 19 I got married to a man I thought loved me. Two weeks after getting married he began verbally and physically abusing me. I tried everything to save our marriage...
    jencrock jencrock 26-30, F Mar 18

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    Hello All, I'm new here, well long time reader/lurker, and decided to finally make a profile and post something. anyways, we seem to all be here for the same reason, that is...
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    thislittlejourney thislittlejourney 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Jerbear84 Jerbear84 51-55, F Mar 18

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    Piercer7132 Piercer7132 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    bigmike888 bigmike888 41-45, M Mar 19

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    To start I got married at 19 and let me say we were so infatuated with each other it was perfect. Shortly after being married his temper sky rocketed, his job was killing him, he...
    cassielee44 cassielee44 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    My husband cheated on me with prostitutes. Two a month ago, and once in 2012, when we were separated. He had that one come to our house while our kids were sleeping upstairs. These...
    MrsElizabeth MrsElizabeth 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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    Right now I appreciate allot of the comments from the other women who are supportive of other women. I am both the other woman and wife. I am out as the other woman because he got...
    christinehart christinehart 56-60, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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    I've never been in love but I've damn sure been hurt. Today I went to my weekly counseling session and I said something to my counselor that I have never said out loud. Crazy thing...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I'm not sure how well I will be received here but I am sharing my story nonetheless. I was widowed at the age of 32 and my son was 2 1/2. I was not looking for a relationship after...
    MomofOZ2003 MomofOZ2003 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Told husband the other night we needed to spend some "us" time together only like 5-10 minutes a night is all even & that was feeling lonely/neglected. His reply was I don't want...
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    Itslifeman Itslifeman 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I'm a 39-year-old woman, married for 11 years I have not had sex with my husband in more than three years. My story is so pathetic. At first it was only a few months and then it...
    Roxie1130 Roxie1130 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    When I was little I imagined myself as the best mom, fun creative, spending every moment with my children and, in addition, being the best wife with a marriage that was bullet...
    faith1807 faith1807 41-45, F Mar 23

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    Sanora Sanora 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    myheart99 myheart99 36-40, F 8 Responses Mar 26

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    writer109 writer109 51-55, F Mar 27

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    My boyfriends Kids are brats! They have been given everything they've wanted and now they don't listen and lack respect for people. We have tried taken them to counseling but...
    rcamm83 rcamm83 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I found out in 2011 that I contracted genital herpes. I had an extremely hard time dealing with it. I have been going to counseling since and trying to deal with. I have accepted...
    staciema1350 staciema1350 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    My husband came home to tell me he doesn't love me any more.. And does not wish to seek counseling.. Any thoughts?
    Ari2014 Ari2014 22-25, F 29 Responses Mar 29

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    It Was My Mission to Never have dad hurt the others when I was younger. There are 5 in my family, 3 girls (all born first, I'm 2nd oldest), and 2 boys. We weren't an overly...
    maqeurious maqeurious 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 30
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