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I Go to Counseling

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 62 People

    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 56-60, F 5 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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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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    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 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 16, 2008

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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 16-17, M Jul 23

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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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    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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    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 56-60, F Jan 1, 2013

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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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    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

    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...
    HaleyBloodRedRose1995 HaleyBloodRedRose1995 18-21, F 12 Responses Apr 17, 2011

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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 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I feel like writing might help me heal. My ex left my house in early September to go back to her parents. She had asked to leave before and I told her to take it day by day and...
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    As you have read my other stories my wife brought up a divorce. We haven't been getting along very well. I told myself I would talk to her and find out if this is what she really...
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    In May of 2013, the 23rd to be exact, my entire world flipped upside down. I guess I should start with the week before so you aren't confused. It was just a few weeks since Mom...
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    I guess I can't quite say that I'm a survivor of emotional abuse since I am still in the relationship. By the time I knew what emotional abuse was or that it even existed I already...
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    I am 55 years old and have 3 children with my ex-husband, from whom I have been divorced for 23 years. After we divorced,he tried to destroy me through my children, and he did a...
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    I met this guy online on a game called Second Life. We started hanging out and we got really close. I fell for him and then he decided to tell me he was married. So I had...
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    So I wanted to start writing about my story because I just feel like if there was one person out there who understood what I was going through it would be easier. I can't tell you...
    JaneEbony JaneEbony 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Adam sat there in front of the screen reading Justin’s past demons. With every line he read he felt worse and worse for Justin. He had a tough life…as if seeing the future...
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    It took long enough! Today I had a break through. For years I have been so confused about what I want to do with my life. Once you get into high school, your teachers and parents...
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    My former boyfriend is a kind, intelligent, and caring man. He is funny, witty, and compassionate. We were together nearly five years, and had been there for each other in all...
    Bibiana554 Bibiana554 56-60, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Life is strange. I've been struggling in my marriage for several years now. My wife has offered an open relationship because she has no libido and wants to see me happy, but she...
    frogchop frogchop 46-50, M 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    when I'm older, well, more like if I make it there, I hope I can become a psychologist, or therapist. I'm the counseling type. I put others needs before mine and that's just who I...
    meli347 meli347 13-15, F Nov 21

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    I'm married, have a house, two cars, a daughter and two dogs. My husband and I both have good jobs. So those parts of life I have straightened out... finally. But my husband has...
    nvragain1024 nvragain1024 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    I'm very much afraid of guys/men and I want to overcome this fear and avoidance. I can never remember not having this anxiety. From even before being enrolled in my first year of...
    2openmind 2openmind 18-21, F Nov 23

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    It's been 21 months since i fled in the night with my three young children, while my ex was in police custody for assaulting me. He still harasses me almost daily. He is a...
    cali4nia cali4nia 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    http://www.byui.edu/counseling-center/self-help/abusive-relationships
    amtired amtired 22-25 Nov 25

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    http://www.byui.edu/counseling-center/self-help/abusive-relationships
    amtired amtired 22-25 Nov 25

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    I have been married for 16 years. most years unhappy. he is emotionally. verbally and sometimes physically abusive. I have tried to make him leave, I can't financially move out. he...
    hw2015 hw2015 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I am going through one of the worst breakups that I've ever experienced in my life. I am 27 years old and I was in a relationship for almost 3 years. When we met, We were happy...
    lonetraveller24 lonetraveller24 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 25

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    We were friends for 3 years. Everything was going well until she asked me if she could offer suggestions on how to help me and my family. I said sure, suggest away, I don't have...
    beinmee beinmee 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Today was so hard. It's one thing not having the kids with me for a holiday dinner. We celebrated together last night and this morning. I'm already missing them but just telling...
    ktstartinganew ktstartinganew 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 27

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    the past 3 years have been an absolute roller coaster with my husband. since he came home from Afghanistan nothing has been the same. every year his ptsd seems to just get worse...
    yamz02 yamz02 26-30, F Nov 27

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    The economic accident we have experienced 4 seasons 2008 has changed into worldwide overall economy. Indeed, there are certain awe-inspiring solutions to undertaking and answer...
    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    Nothing ever seems to matter. My life has been in a downward spiral for years now. It didn’t matter what I did, things just seems to get worse. After a 13 year marriage, it is...
    turnpike1971 turnpike1971 41-45, M Nov 28

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    My emotions are all over the page.. First thanksgiving I have been alone. The H has our son since I work all weekend. I'm trying to focus on myself and what will make me happy...
    kathryn30 kathryn30 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    It's really hard to begin a new life seeking positivity and happiness when I have flash backs and triggers thanks to my past. Hopefully with time and consistent counseling the pain...
    alliemamabear alliemamabear 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 28

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    just to clear things up for the beginning of this post, last year I cut myself. it's not a big deal. but my mom put me in counseling to help me, even though she denies I have any...
    hes0194 hes0194 13-15, F Nov 29

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    I am always helping others out and I just shove my problems to the side. I'm honestly too nice and it takes a lot of willpower for me to even admit that because it makes me look...
    JuleSinger JuleSinger 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I don't know what to do I am 16 this is the 2nd I am with this guy we've only been together a few weeks and he has started again my grandmother wants me to join a domestic violence...
    kassidia kassidia 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I've been in a sexless marriage for just over 16 years. In that time I've been through the counseling sessions, countless fights, nights on the couch, online trysts, real life near...
    aaw7395 aaw7395 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I've been in a sexless marriage for just over 16 years. In that time I've been through the counseling sessions, countless fights, nights on the couch, online trysts, real life near...
    aaw7395 aaw7395 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I've been married 10 years and we have 2 kids. I'm a stay at home mom, and we've moved around a lot, so I don't have many close friends and I'm far from my family. I'm very...
    aiyahs aiyahs 26-30, F