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I Have Been to Therapy

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    21 years of therapy today. I could have bought a boat. But I didn't, instead I paid and I was guided to solutions and made discoveries. But "I still know nothing". Maybe I should...
    ifoundmehere ifoundmehere 41-45, F Feb 21

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    Back To Square One! - I'd been going to therapy for just short of a year when i finally decided to pack it in, I didn't feel i was really getting anywhere very quickly, I was going...
    Gaz7 Gaz7 51-55, M 13 Responses Oct 15, 2011

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    Happy - The most improtant person in my life is my lil sisterI would do anything for her I have been keeping care of her sinceshe was born and kept her safe as i could from all the...
    KillerRage KillerRage 18-21, F May 1, 2012

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    Dreaming - I'v been dreaming of the same 8 imaginary made up guys for 9 yearsthey age with me and talk to me as friends there always in my dreams some wherethere names are Gray...
    KillerRage KillerRage 18-21, F May 1, 2012

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    It Made Me Angrier And Sadder - I recently went to therapy and all it's done is make me cry a lot and I get angry at everyone! My friend says it's because your suppressed emotions...
    LostNotWantingtobeFound LostNotWantingtobeFound 16-17, F Aug 8, 2013

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    It Helps - I used to think going to counseling was such a stupid thing so I always refused to go. It wasn't until I was 16 years old that I actually started going. I was really...
    shellzz shellzz 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2013

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    Psychotherapy - It was one of the best investments I ever made.  I still keep in touch with my old therapist from time to time.
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Nov 5, 2007

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    When I was young, I was bullied and verbally and mentally abused and used to get beaten up by (as shocking as this may sound) my grandmother and my aunt. I was almost set on fire...
    RupanjaliSamadder RupanjaliSamadder 13-15, F Mar 29

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    Me And Dr D. - I went to see a psychologist after being referred to my doctor. All I remember was shaking, crying and feeling so stupid for sobbing to a stranger that probably had...
    toomuchfantasy toomuchfantasy 31-35, F Feb 21, 2013

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    Standing - When I talk to him I don't feel as though everything is my fault anymore. I sit down and the anger just disappears. He sees me as funny, determined, smart, sensitive and...
    laelren laelren 18-21, F Feb 12, 2012

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    My Two Therapy Experiences - I have been to therapy twice. The first time I started therapy I went because I felt completely devastated by the break-up of my first significant...
    femme7 femme7 41-45, F 12 Responses Aug 6, 2008

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    Today my therapist hit me spot on I always cry when he says something that matches how i feel perfectly. His ability to read my mind so constantly makes me hope I’ll one day be...
    Dinorat Dinorat 18-21, F Jan 21

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    It is the most beneficial choice in my life. You don't need to have major life altering moments to need a therapist. She changed my life for the better
    sdb1987 sdb1987 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    What.. - because i was cutting my dad thought i should go to therapy. bad idea. it made it worse. it just made me realize how ****** up i really was. it made it way worse...
    asdflkjghlove asdflkjghlove 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2007

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    Does It Really Work? - Hello, I went for the first time to a therapist, I am not used to being vulnerable so it was not comfortable for me.. I read many stories in this group...
    andro333 andro333 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 4, 2012

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    Therapy...what Is It? - I have been in therapy for nearly 30 years. It is because therapy was not made available to me when I needed it most, as a 12 year old who had just lost her...
    jiggstrixie92 jiggstrixie92 51-55, F 4 Responses Jun 13, 2011

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    Eyyyyyyyy She's Cool - My therapist is the shiz.Like fo reals.I love that lady.Until she makes me talk about **** that makes me uncomfortable D:Then I just ignore her.And then she...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F May 16, 2011

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    My Therapist... - Let me start by saying I adore my therapist. We'll call him Dr. M. When I first started seeing Dr. M. it was less than a week after I found out about the first...
    Rosalinn Rosalinn 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2012

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    Finally Quit After A Year. - So I was seeing multiple people after a horrible breakup and several suicide attempts, and over time I've realised it wasn't actually my fault - he was...
    lntel lntel 18-21 Apr 27, 2013

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    Ive Been To Therapy Too.... - Ive been to therapy too the first time I went was when i was like 17 and kept going till i was 18 Im going to start going again I like how nothing can...
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2010

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    It Is Male Bovine Fecal Matter - I don't want to use a bad word in the title but therapy is bull ****! I mean you have some person who goes to school and gets a PhD in the non...
    krool1969 krool1969 41-45, M 1 Response May 3, 2012

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    Kissing "frogs" Is Easy, Finding A Therapist Is Hard.... - I've been in therapy since I was 15, so it's now officially a decade since I started, maybe even a little...
    PinkDancerAngel PinkDancerAngel 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2010

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    Therapy Helps You No Matter What You Believe - therapy is the best thing that has ever happened to me , its one of the reasons i sttraightened out my life , i love my therapist and...
    cocoxoxo cocoxoxo 18-21 1 Response May 8, 2008

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    Two More Weeks. - Right now, after this week, I'm wishing for my therapist. Is that terrible of me to say? Maybe, maybe not. I want to be able to let everything I've been holding...
    songbird146 songbird146 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2013

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    It Works!...Well, Sometimes. - For the first in my life, I actually believe physical therapy works. It didn't work for my chronic lower back pain, knee or rotator cuff tear...
    CharleyH0rse CharleyH0rse 31-35, M Oct 9, 2013

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    Yes And I Don't Usually Talk About It - It started off in 5th grade when I was having a hard time my grandpa who I knew really well died I lost my best friend and I felt like crap...
    Gamesmasterben98 Gamesmasterben98 13-15, M Jun 15, 2012

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    It's My Job - I have been to therapy almost every day.  It is my job.I'm a psychiatrist.I've also been to physical therapy for patients who have been in severe head trauma.Therapy...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 7 Responses Aug 15, 2011

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    Ive Realised Im Gettin Better And It Scares Me.... - Ive realised im thinkin clearer and im nt self harmin anymore and 2 b honest im terrified.... dnt get me rong im happy im seein...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 22, 2011

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    Vent!!!! - everyone is drunk my little brothers screaming suicide threats! its 4am!the kids are crying there pinning him to the ground!!!! there screaming and shouting to call the...
    KillerRage KillerRage 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 29, 2012

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    More Than One Therapist :p - They were all great therapist/counselors, whatever. But it always came to a point where I couldn't go because of my mom, or I went to high school, when...
    Greeneyedandcurious Greeneyedandcurious 22-25, F Mar 29, 2012

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    Had a session today, it was the best and worst to date. My process is being facilitated much easier now because I feel that I'm ready to grow. It gets worse before it gets better...
    Ashlaaay Ashlaaay 22-25, F Mar 4

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    Problems With My Therapist. - I'm a high sensitive person and they also diagnosed me with a bipolar disorder a couple of years ago. This diagnoses was after I had a therapy for...
    Teefourtyone Teefourtyone 41-45 3 Responses Apr 19, 2012

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    When I See My Self. - being caught under the pain of uncertanity mind is driven to seek the permanent, the supreme happiness. after entering in to the world of ever lasting desires...
    arudhra arudhra 31-35, M Sep 13, 2012

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    They're Failures.. - My parents decided I should go to therapy when I was thirteen, after they found out I was severely depressed and on the brink of suicide. I don't blame them...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 16, 2008

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    Misdiagnosed. - On Tuesday I had a meeting with a psychiatrist, because I wanted them to review the diagnoses I got 6 years ago. Back then I was diagnosed with bi-polar disorder. I...
    Teefourtyone Teefourtyone 41-45 1 Response Jul 13, 2012

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    I walked into the depressing hallway that probably never ends, with the most painful migraine you could imagine. i had it since i got home from school and it was so bad that i...
    Dinorat Dinorat 18-21, F Jan 16

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    Today Was My Last Session - Its been two years now that i have gone to therapy and facing the fact that today was the last time i will go to someone like that and talk about my...
    UmbraEyes UmbraEyes 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 18, 2012

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    Once - I was in a really bad place. I didn't want to but my mom was worried and made me. The snag of a therapist asked me a bunch of questions. I tried to answer them but she would...
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2008

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    We never actually attempted to figure out the things bother me. It was like a short termed movie buddy. Watched a lot of netflix. Though I resolved what I needed.
    FreightTrainHomie FreightTrainHomie 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    Giving Up On Therapy - Therapy has done me tremendous good. I have been far happier on meds and talking to someone than I was before in my life. I used to be suicidal all the time...
    tinymind tinymind 41-45, M Jun 6, 2013

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    Difficult - Today I saw my psychologist. I have been suffering lots of trigger-type flashbacks of things I don't want to remember, and today was my first visit after his holidays...
    jiggstrixie92 jiggstrixie92 51-55, F 10 Responses Sep 13, 2011

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    The first time I went to therapy, I was a little girl. My therapist was very friendly but I never learned to trust them completely. Sometimes I do not tell the whole truth. The...
    MadamSinwell MadamSinwell 18-21, F Feb 20

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    I Have Had Three Therapists - So far. lmao. The first therapist I had (when I was 21) was a very nice woman who didn't tell me a diagnosis because she "hated labeling things...
    CrazinessAnonymous CrazinessAnonymous 26-30, F Aug 16, 2012

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    A Cookie Does Not A Pillow Make - That poor cookie. It didn't have a chance. Back in my previous life, before children and husband and adult responsibilities, I was always proud of...
    joyceluvsjames joyceluvsjames 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 23, 2012

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    Foster Care - i want to go into care but i don't know why my family is kind i love them but i still want to go into care In my school i have counseling because i have panic attacks...
    shannonjones shannonjones 13-15, F Nov 18, 2012

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    Waste Of Time. - Therapists are a waste of my time, I have been to about 5 in my lifetime because my mom made me go. Each and every time It was just me sitting there with a...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F 1 Response May 15, 2011

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    Right Now - I have to say that I am in mental therapy right now. I do get some help out of it, but not alot. I have gotten alot more therapy from reading psychology books or self...
    picgirl picgirl 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 7, 2008

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    I'm Losing My Mind - When  I  was  13  I  started  therapy  My  favorie  Uncle  commited  suicide.  I  was  so...
    rockybear397 rockybear397 47, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2008

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    It basically sucked. Her couch was uncomfortable and she bit her nails down to nothing even while I was talking she would bite her nubby nails *shudders* she freaked me out.
    LivviyLove LivviyLove 16-17, F Mar 22

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