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I Had Counselling

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    And...

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

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Hi Everyone, I hope everyone in previous messages are feeling a little better...I feel for everyone of you xx I had an abortion a week ago ;( I am not coping very well with it...
    sofiamac sofiamac 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Every single female counsellor I've seen has had serious issues with me. They all hated me! I've shared some stories. But they don't capture what really went on, because I can't...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Nov 25

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    Was never able to take naps at home, could only do it in cars, but today, I was just too tired, so I took a nap in the living room. I'm glad my grandpa turned on the TV( that woke...
    Weirdestone Weirdestone 16-17, F 17 hrs ago

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    I really wish i did? Im a teen and honestly ive always been one of those girls that goes "oh u dont need a boyfriend to be happy" and i get grossed out by my friends who date and...
    appetanc3 appetanc3 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I had the most amazing night with my girlfriend. Just being able to be together like that, no one else around, one of those awesome moments between two. Ahh bliss, that's what it...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I never had a true best friend I don't know where true people r
    Mordorian Mordorian 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    For some reason, EP enjoys deleting stories/experiences that don't deserve to be deleted. I've had a story that was deleted but I couldn't understand why. It wasn't rude, I made...
    AceOtana AceOtana 22-25, M 4 hrs 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 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I wish I had the ability to grow bigger. As a little boy, I imagined myself growing bigger and bigger and bigger. I still want to grow bigger.
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    When I was 11 years old I had a near death and out of body experience one day. It was a cold, cloudy, and blustery Saturday afternoon back in November 2010. I was 11 years old at...
    britanderson94 britanderson94 13-15, F 15 Responses Nov 20

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    Some of you men may be able to somehow relate to my story headline, so you probably know how much it sucks when you've had the worst luck with women. As a man in my 30s, I have...
    dude2278 dude2278 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 20

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    It was last Friday. I had woke up in an alley a few blocks away from my school, night had already set and only a thin wisp of sunset laid in the canvas of the night sky. I could...
    Zancrispy Zancrispy 26-30, F Nov 22

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    I'm an affair success story. In a short period of time, my life took a direction that I never thought possible. I never saw it coming, did things I never thought I was ever capable...
    happyasever happyasever 31-35, F 8 Responses Nov 23

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    I’ve never had A great self-esteem and as a child was never concerned with health. I just ate what tasted good and ate it until I was stuffed. Once I reached high school I...
    dontgetmewrong dontgetmewrong 16-17, F Nov 25

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    I guess I never let this out and it's about time I do. It took me so long to get over it so I hope my experience can also give people a little hope if they find themselves in a...
    waterstamp waterstamp 18-21, F Nov 27

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    35 years ago I worked temporarily in Ipswich, Australia, not far from the air force base at Amberley. I had a great aunt in Ipswich and I visited her a few times. One evening she...
    Codenwarra Codenwarra 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    I met my child's father, Z at work. He was married and I I was engaged to H. It was a volatile relationship. I befriended Z. He was someone new to talk to. Something besides the...
    lostinmommyview lostinmommyview 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    Well, I’d not say my wife was ok really...She could not be very surprised since I had told her that I'd look for someone else. But for the rest I had kept my relationship secret...
    tazx tazx 46-50, M 5 Responses Dec 7

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    I have been at a university for a few years now and at the beginning I had a friend who I somewhat trusted so much. We confided in each other all the time yet we fought a lot but...
    crimsonreggie crimsonreggie 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    When I first found out I was pregnant, I was scared and in shock. I never even considered an option other than abortion, although I didn't, and still don't, like that I had to do...
    merdi230 merdi230 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    On Sunday, it was my birthday and it should've been a great day but I had celebrated the day before so there wasn't much celebrating except with my family. My brother had flown...
    happyisme happyisme 13-15, F Nov 19

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    Heavily skunked before the winter comes! I decided that with the snow coming in and everything freezing over, I had to have just one last chase before I'm locked out for most...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 19

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    I have always preferred railway journey to a bus journey especially when it’s an overnight one. Being tall I like to stretch myself and go to sleep. A few years back I was...
    Eddiecrow Eddiecrow 41-45, M Nov 20

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    Not me, But all my dad and his brothers have had them. My uncle had his second one last night. I had gone out to the bar because i have no uni lectures today and when i came home...
    evan151 evan151 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 20

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    yes i have and i still have got it. i got bronchitis 4 and a half months ago i was given some antibiotics for about 5 days which did not get rid of it completely i was left with a...
    pussyboots pussyboots 31-35 Nov 20

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