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I Had Counselling

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    And...

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I had an abortion this passed Wednesday, and I feel nothing but pain. I am a 19 year old cosmetology school graduate who back in July of last year gotten out of an over a year...
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    Oh man...I've kept this hidden for so long. It's a deep kept secret of mine. It hurts a lot to admit but I just feel like letting it out. It's humiliating and stupid and I can't...
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    I met a woman on a night out with the lads this year whilst in a relationship for 8 years. We started having an affair for over a month, and it turned out to be very passionate...
    Lonelyman1977 Lonelyman1977 36-40 5 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    August 3rd, 2013. Sharp pain as I rode home on my pushbike from my grandmother's house. I thought I had drunk my coffee too fast - so shrugging it off I continued to ride...
    snusnu95 snusnu95 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Feb 2013 I had me second child, a girl. My first is a boy and was 3 months preemie, so I was over the moon when my girl was full term. Everything had been perfect she was healthy...
    jweiz89 jweiz89 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I remember it like it was yesterday. it was last year and I was 13 years old. I was walking through my neighborhood with my best friend amelia. when I saw a dark van pull up...
    pioneer18 pioneer18 13-15, F 7 Responses Jan 10

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    About 2 weeks ago I had an abortion. It was the first time I ever got pregnant. I never knew I could get pregnant. I was 6 weeks pregnant when I found out and decided to have my...
    sunrays2525 sunrays2525 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 11

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    I lived with my mom and her mom from birth till I was about 6. she was 16 raising me. I didn't know any different, it was the way I was raised, how I was influenced, the life I...
    summerwinterfallspring summerwinterfallspring 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I had posted this on someone else's feed. Had to copy & paste to share with you all.. when I was about 11 we moved into a house that was haunted. My mom & sisters said they would...
    Isayis23 Isayis23 26-30, M Jan 15

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    My experience so far! In brief, I am 22 years old and the doctors have put me at 5 - 6 weeks pregnant. I have just taken the medical abortion pills and waiting to see what...
    leesha333 leesha333 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 15

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    I found out I was pregnant with my first very early around 3 weeks. It wasn't planned but we were happy to keep it. We went for an early scan around 9 weeks we got to see a heart...
    Tink1986 Tink1986 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Okay, I'm new at this, and I've read that this helps. Three years ago I had an IUD put in, and I never had a problem with it. Well in September, my period came and went and then...
    Ohanaforever Ohanaforever 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I first found out I was pregnant, I posted about it on this site...expressing all the feelings and emotions I was having. I ended up being so excited to be a mom. I bought a...
    silencedfears silencedfears 26-30 4 days ago

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    japps japps 18-21, M Dec 31, 2014

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    My New Years Eve was supposed to be spent working a large house party, but instead I spent New Years Eve being waited on hand and foot and treated like a Queen. I met some of the...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F Jan 4

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    I had my abortion January 9/15. It was THE hardest choice I ever had to make. Let me tell you, it is not easy making that choice. I had to make the decision for myself, my loving...
    dollface1990 dollface1990 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    3 months ago i had an abortion. I was 7 weeks pregnant with my boyfriend of 1 and a half years. I was 19 years old & living at home. I couldn't tell my mum or any of my friends in...
    rkate55 rkate55 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 12

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    In high school we had a grad event called car rally. Basically what it was is a scavenger hunt type of thing with a list of objectives to complete while being naked. The teams we...
    jax37 jax37 22-25, M Jan 14

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    I'm 28 years old. I had a moderate sedated abortion for the first time. I was 12 wks pregnant. I had googled its reviews to prepare myself, along with the information the clinic...
    Msijusto Msijusto 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    My cat died the other night, & I'm heartbroken... I'm also traumatized by the botched euthanasia, he had to endure! Cubby was my best friend! I've never been so bonded to an...
    Katherinespost Katherinespost 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    i had to grow up more quickly that i had thought.. when i was eight years old, my left collarbone was very very puffy.. in fact it was about the size of 2 hands... Any way, this...
    K33024W K33024W 13-15 7 hrs ago

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    I was at school in the changing room i just got ready to go swimming i had go to my locker to get my swimming trunks all i had on was a towel around my waist a door closed on the...
    judycasanova judycasanova 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 25, 2014

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