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I Had Counselling

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    Somehow I Fell Apart Within A Few Short Months

    It's the start of 2012 and everything was going well for me. My small business was growing as expected, I was getting more hours from my part time job, which allowed me to continue to pour more money into the business and expand it. Fast forward to late March/ early April and I...
    plesto plesto 22-25, T 1 Response Jun 27, 2013

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    It's Nearly Over.

    I've had counselling for nearly a year because my insecurities were taking over my life. My last session is the week and I am excited but scared of being 'alone' again.
    Tinywings Tinywings 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    New To It

    I just saw a counsellor for the first time a few days ago. I know that ive needed counselling for many years now but never felt ready for it. But now that things in my life are getting worse again my grandma started pushing me to see a counsellor. I have spoken to people online...
    kittymeoww kittymeoww 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 15, 2013

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    1 Year Ago

    I had counselling for 1 year to help with my depression. I really liked my counsellor and it helped to have someone to talk to. Of course it didn't take any of my problems away but I felt she understood me better than anyone else and I told her basically everything from my past...
    thesoundofsilence thesoundofsilence 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9, 2007

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    I Had Counselling

    I had counselling,Wanna know why?It wouldn't have me!
    mrraincoat mrraincoat 46-50 Jun 15, 2012

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    A Couple of Times

    I was in counseling when I was having panic attacks about getting onto a plane for a trip to Europe in '92.  I got on the plane, so in one sense the counseling succeeded, but it brought out a ton of issues with my folks, since they volunteered to participate, too. Then...
    debmichelle debmichelle 36-40 Jun 29, 2008

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    No Biggie

    My older half-sister (older by 8 years) suffered from depression as a teen and eventually started to use drugs. My dad struggled with this for a long time, and when I turned 13, he got me a psychologist to "nip things in the bud", basically. I really liked my...
    spreadtheawesome spreadtheawesome 18-21 1 Response Aug 19, 2009

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    Started Marriage Counselling Today

    Well - today was the first day of marriage counsel ling for hubby and myself.  I'm going to try to write this without crying the whole time, but I'm starting too already, so here goes .... I don't know whether to laugh/ cry / etc.  I went in with hubby.  I...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2008

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    Is It Worth It?

    I recently started online counselling on Kooth, which seems to be a site I have hoped for for a long time. It's taken a long time to realise I need help, and finding Kooth which means I don't need to face my fears of open counselling, is a huge relief. However, I think I saw...
    temporaryhappiness temporaryhappiness 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    The Goal of Counseling.

    A comment on a friend's story led me to write about what counseling did for me. This was my personal experience with my therapist and what I learned from her guidance.  My  therapist was recommended to me by my family doctor and we were a great match from the start but...
    dartist dartist 56-60, F 36 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    For Many Years

    For many years i have had counselling. Only in the last few years have i found 2 people that i could tell anything to. All those years of talking to people, i never really opened up too much except in the last few years i found people that i didn't have to hold back and felt...
    wowpup wowpup 36-40, F 10 Responses Jul 9, 2010

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    Against My Will

    So when I was in 9th grade one of the teachers came to the conclusion that because I read sci-fi novels I mustn't be able to tell the difference between reality and fantasy. To make things better, a friend reported seeing cuts on my arms and before I knew it I was being forced...
    EvanescenceFan EvanescenceFan 16-18 1 Response Jan 15, 2008

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    4th Session Is Today

    So - the 4th marriage counseling session will be today.  I scheduled the appointment anyway - told hubby what time, will see if he shows up.  Previously, he said that he will not go back to AA or counsel ling.  He went back to AA, and now here is the big...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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    It's Not For Everyone!

    I have seen many counselors over the yrs and psychiatrists too. None of them were any help for me. At the age of 14 4 out of 5 psychiatrist said I was schizo then changed they're minds to say I had borderline personality disorder to change it again to an emotional disorder. WTH...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 27, 2012

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    I Gave Up On Counseling.

     Since I turned 5 years old until this year, I went to counselling. I gave up on counselors. They're so stupid. The only one I did like and look up to was my school counselor all of elementary school. I owe her a lot of my life. I wish I could meet her again, but I'm 65...
    EddyOakland EddyOakland 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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    And...

    I would rather be suffocated...I can't stand myself now...
    FastLaneC3 FastLaneC3 18-21, F Jul 4, 2009

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    How I Got Interested In Counselling

    One day when I walked into the living room, I noticed that my partner at the time was sitting very close to the TV. I said to her that she needed her eyes to be tested. She went to the optician who through their tests but they could not find anything wrong. She was referred to a...
    onlinecounsellor onlinecounsellor 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 16, 2012

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    i had it in my ed recovery dint do crap tbh but make me worse i think its waste of time
    xkity123x xkity123x 18-21, T 1 Response Dec 17, 2010

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    Most of My Life

    I had been back and forth to therapy, for most of my life, dealing with my Social Anxiety and Depression. The first time I had therapy was when I was 15. And it didn't help, just made things worse! That was a year of medications that were bad for me and therapist who had no idea...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 18, 2008

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    Counselling Report

    So I went and poured my heart out for two sessions.. guess I've always known why I don't approach people.. (to top it all.. I don't understand what people are saying!!!!) ****! I have a hearing problem.. when it happens, I couldn't understand a thing of what people who talked to...
    amejad amejad 22-25, F 8 Responses Dec 25, 2009

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    Changed My Life

    I had counselling for a solid 8 months and I am so grateful that I did it. It changed my life and my way of thinking so much. It really helped me deal with everything that has challenged me through out my life and helped me deal with anger issues and family issues that I had...
    NiRiada NiRiada 22-25, F Aug 24, 2011

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    Still In Counselling

    ive been seeing counsellors for years, in total ive had six and now i have to see a phycologist and a counsellor at the same time and the thing is even though ive seen alot ive only just started to make progress to being happier.
    biteme94 biteme94 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 11, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    First of all, I would like to say hello to everyone reading this comment and thankyou in advance for any advise/support that you may give me. (long read) My first miscarriage...
    pandapoop16 pandapoop16 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    THIS IS ME!!! It was the Summer of 2012 , just two years ago... I was dating my Ex and to be honest I can't even tell you how it happened because I felt no different but One day...
    Fanteyzhuh Fanteyzhuh 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I say that because my mom had beautiful hazel eyes mine are so dark they're nearly BLACK but my older sister got the hazel eyes my mom had some weight on her and a beautiful face...
    AnnaUnderstands AnnaUnderstands 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    First of all I want to make clear I am not the type of person that looks around looking for trouble or sleep around with just anyone, and that includes married women, But once an...
    BrantfordGuy42 BrantfordGuy42 41-45, M 3 hrs ago

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    Last Thursday I had my hair permed at a Old Ladies - perm and set salon.Sadly the perm did not take. The dowdy looking hairdresser wound my hair onto the green rods perfectly but...
    pinnyapron pinnyapron 51-55, F 7 hrs ago

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    I lost my Dad when I was four so yea....I have a had a lot of time to think about his death, fathers, him and well, everything. I was four and although I was in the room right...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    DOG BITE (the story), This is a story about events that took place during 6 days in a row last year (2013), on the last week of November. It was one of the most bizarre...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 4 days ago

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    DOG BITE (the story), This is a story about events that took place during 6 days in a row last year (2013), on the last week of November. It was one of the most bizarre...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 4 days ago

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    Good afternoon!! I am new here and I'm in need of some support right now. My husband and i have been married for 3 years and together for 4 years. I have never been done so wrong...
    trinmir trinmir 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I had a great day today. My first day of teaching since before summer vacation. It was great to see my students again. We had the usual small talk about what they had been doing...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Aug 25

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    I feel an intense need to get a lot off of my shoulders. I've made a huge mistake. I think it's therapeutic to talk. I am 23 years old. I've been married for 2 years. I married my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Aug 26

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    A few friends and I went out for a meal 3 years ago. One of the guys Steve is a very hard drinker - he drinks practically every day to the point of being drunk. His whole life...
    andyp3136 andyp3136 51-55 2 Responses Aug 28

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    Growing up my parents were strict about appearance. Hair had to be cut and combed. I usually had to wear polo or button down shirts, nice jeans or dress pants, shoes and socks. I...
    bassman21 bassman21 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    A couple of days had passed since the first time my brother and I had played with each other. Once again we had been in the paddling pool again (like I said before, it was a hot...
    Goodgirlgonebad17 Goodgirlgonebad17 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 28

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    August 18,2014 was a gift and a curse. I was 36 weeks at the time and had a pretty normal pregnancy. Everything was fine. I had my baby shower I had been decorating my baby boys...
    Mzerambo Mzerambo 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    It's has been 2 weeks and 1 day since I gave birth to the love of my life.... I have always wanted to be a mother. It is truly my hearts desire. When I found out I was pregnant in...
    meltimes2 meltimes2 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Okay.... I know I'm like way too young for this but I honestly don't care :) Im 13 She is 15 Okay so this is what had happened, The day I (Kenzie) Have been going out with this...
    kenzy409 kenzy409 16-17, F Sep 7

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    We both survived. My son David is three days old today. I didn't have any risk factors for placental abruption and I had no warning it would happen. I was pregnant for the first...
    skbeaman skbeaman 26-30, F Sep 8

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    The reason i am writing this is because leading up to the days up to my abortion i was googling like crazy trying to read through as many experiences as possible to know what i am...
    emmzee90 emmzee90 22-25, F Sep 11

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    Doctors have always told me I had slim to no chance of ever getting pregnant, but as I have recently realized doctors are not always right. In April-May of 2013 I had an extreme...
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    I started talking to a woman online, and she seemed pretty intelligent. After a while, we met, and she was basically what I had pictured, but she had the most devilish laugh I'd...
    cozyuptothefire cozyuptothefire 51-55, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So... part 2... I decided that nobody is going to hire me, and I go to an old employer, over an hour away, and they will take me back... so, I get ready to move. (There are good...
    cozyuptothefire cozyuptothefire 51-55, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Having a very fragrant Skunktember! It's been a very long time, 2 months exactly it seems, since I was last perfumed, so to celebrate Skunktember I decided that despite the fact I...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    When I was 20 years old, 13 years ago, I got together with this guy everyone referred to as Rocky. He was a cocaine dealer, and I had experimented, though I had done many other...
    ChoiceIsHard ChoiceIsHard 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I Had An Affair Tainted I am new this web page, read some of the interesting stories and have seen how much I can relate to some of them. I am not much of a reader or writer in...
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    Both my parents spanked me as a kid but when I reached puberty mom left dad deal with me most of times. At first it was a change for the better becuase at that age I began to feel...
    rcarlos72 rcarlos72 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    When I was younger, and just beginning to figure out who I was, I had a sort of forced gay experience. I had always grown up around naked men. My dad was almost always naked at...
    RomanNZolanski16 RomanNZolanski16 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    31 days ago I had my 3rd abortion. Within these 31 days I have barely allowed myself to cope with my feelings because I had so much at stake and couldn't afford to be depressed. My...
    inmysoul0505 inmysoul0505 26-30, F 4 Responses