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I Have Had Psychotherapy

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    my english is very bad:/ I went to psychotherapy, although I felt that I do not have some serious problems or that psychotherapy can help me. In the end it turned out that I could not even tell what all the troubles, because I started crying. My parents are divorced, they...
    MarieBulter MarieBulter 22-25, F Jul 13, 2012

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    Starting Today - Very Nervous!

    I'm very nervous. I start psychotherapy today. I know I need it. I have way too much to deal with on my own. I have really bad social anxiety without all the other crap in my life and it is going to be very hard for me to even walk into that office today. I don't even know where...
    marriedintx marriedintx 31-35, F Aug 3, 2012

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    Cognitive Restructuring

    Several years ago, I found myself sitting alone, loaded pistol in hand.  I had been severely, severely depressed, and had been walking around in a fog for months.  By this point, I didn't know if I was coming or going.  I just...was...and barely even was...
    RaraAvis RaraAvis 31-35, F 5 Responses May 13, 2007

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    Guess What?

    My therapist is a ****. It is another session that she have some excuse to postpone or finish sooner.
    Nemo9 Nemo9 18-21, F Mar 21, 2012

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    7 Years And Counting

    I've been in psychotherapy for the past 7 years, I'm also a therapist myself. Two main reasons to begin psychotherapy were: 1. I was a psych student, therefore, I have to know myself, I have to work on myself, and I have to have the proper tools to be able to walk down my own...
    paigemarshall23 paigemarshall23 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 9, 2013

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    Before in 2002-3. And I am being offered an

    assessment for it again, only two years after I asked for help. I dont know what to think. I need to do something to help myself. But is it this? And they have assessed me OVER AND OVER I really feel down about it :(
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 1 Response May 23, 2014

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    Complete Failure of My Life

    I've tried to ask for help from the doctor, i've tried to call social workers to have some discuss, but it seems everything still go in an unsure way that makes me very uncomfortable. Then i contacted the psychologist doctor( should they be called that way?) and i experienced the...
    cfroi cfroi 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 23, 2007

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    Not Bad Not Bad At All

    psychotherapists can be cool if you find the right one me and my psychotherapist are like bestfriends they are usually cool and usually have a big comfy couch for you to sit on lol hahaha her names rosemary moffit and we call her miss.rose and she works in saratoga ca I havent...
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2011

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    Yes

    I am currently in therapy. I like my shrink. She doesn't misinterpret what I say.
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04 26-30, F May 9, 2008

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    I Had Cat

    I had cognitive analytic therapy to help with my depression and I recommend it to anyone. It helped me to acknowledge the things that happened to me in the past and it has helped me to try to move on. It was a difficult thing to go through at the time because it brought a...
    thesoundofsilence thesoundofsilence 18-21, F 2 Responses May 10, 2007

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    I had to have a bone spur removed from MY right foot ten weeks Tuesday May 26TH I NOW have a broken foot. I am looking at getting back ON MY feets IN late September OR October.
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    I don't know if this specific episode should qualify as a crazy nightmare, or sleep paralysis. I was sleeping and noticed that I couldn't move and that it was difficult to breath...
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    Who said bike rides cant be fun? Today was quiet different. I went to my half way point and laid out in my bikini on the Ohio river. I awoke to some guy (fellow bicker) sitting...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    Well, I'm new here, still I'll give it my best shot. (I apologise in advance for the long read) I'm not going to tell you who I am or where I'm from, but if any of you people out...
    Scarecrowthebeast Scarecrowthebeast 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Yes I've had a hard life but everyone has had their rough patch one way or the other. But the world does not owe me anything. It's up to me to turn this hard life around. Nothing...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I have had a near death experience more than once. Three times actually. One I survived by a one in a million chance.
    blueskyforgood blueskyforgood 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    The Bird So I visited my old friend today and we were talking about some stuff from our primary school days (which I hated by the way). But there were a few memorable moments in...
    megamjfan megamjfan 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Too shy shy ..I know a temporary silence is a normal part of conversational rhythm and it doesn't feel awkward with people you know, but with new dates it can be excruciating. I'm...
    Teamouse Teamouse 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I just woke up from a period of sleep paralysis and it was a scary and weird experience. I knew I was in my room. I knew I was lying in bed and I was quite aware of what was around...
    Brianianday Brianianday 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    one time me and my best friend iliana got in a fight we were like 7 or 8 and I had a girl diary and I wrote in it something really secret about her I forgot what the hell it was...
    AmyPond11th AmyPond11th 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Clothes don't have gender, do they? So, I accidentally went to the boy's section in Forever 21. Guess who bickered about what I could or could not wear? Ansley. She, Daniela...
    sabertigersab sabertigersab 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Yet another story of thoughtless friends. There was the time Ansley and Daniela pestered me about the past. Throughout the years Ansley and Daniela teased me about my 9th grade...
    sabertigersab sabertigersab 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    So here's ANOTHER outrageous story about my ex-friends. So. Prom. Well no way was I going to go and be stuck around jerkwads giving me a hard time. Anyway, I'm outside...
    sabertigersab sabertigersab 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    My ex-friends were like trackers: persistant and rude. In the middle of my senior year of High School, I tried so many tactics of avoiding my friends who didn't treat me like a...
    sabertigersab sabertigersab 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    My ex-friends sucked. There were the little things. Just typical teenaged small problems that would roll off my back. I'd be the third-wheel whenever I was in a group with them...
    sabertigersab sabertigersab 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Two guys asked my number...😑 one did the sexy whistle and the other said he had telepathic memory😑 that's ok I love to be alone It makes me happy to just do whatever...
    FlexibleAbby FlexibleAbby 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I could not sleep for a week because I was freaking out about getting pregnant. I convinced myself that I had nausea, fatigue, tiredness. After spending hours researching, I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When I was in first grade I had a teacher that I never really felt comfortable with. I felt very strange and uneasy around her, like she would hurt me or something but she never...
    alisamamos92 alisamamos92 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    What does it actually mean?? Because I've had since I was child i just can't move but I am fully awake and it's almost like your dead. The last one I had which was quite a while...
    Trea13love Trea13love 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    The first ones I was just like a wind behind a sheet trying to get out, screaming like a zombie. Once I got out in the room I never dared to do anything, something always scared me...
    Chryssipus Chryssipus 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    when I was 14 my older sister would when our parents weren't home dress me up as her little sister. She would get a wig and put it on me, and pick out a really girly outfit. I...
    Sexyrachel1406 Sexyrachel1406 22-25, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I had all four of my wisdom teeth removed not too long ago, and let me tell you, the process of having all of them extracted at once was probably the easier part of the whole...
    pebbles7 pebbles7 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Today I decided to go clothes shopping but as I got out of the dressing rooms, I turned to my left where I saw this small red button up shirt which reminded me of His shirt...
    kar3649 kar3649 18-21, F Jul 26

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    I don,t no how many but i no the young man thats on his way over to my house now has had one on me for years...Tonight he get,s what he has been looking for for a long time my lips...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 25

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    Man, I had a case last night, it was terrifying! Usually, now that I know what it is I can handle it; but last night I was in a deep sleep and I heard a voice I didn't recognize...
    HeyThereHeather HeyThereHeather 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 24

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    There is a park next to my boyfriends house, which has an abandoned hospital/ mental asylum and im in love with horror and ghost stories so i decide to drag my boyfriend and my...
    katamelia katamelia 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I had my two worst life experiences at 10 years old and 20 years old. I am about a year from 30 so I am terrified of what life has in store for me this decade of my life. What...
    Tstanley86 Tstanley86 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Compared to many in this world, my life probably seems like a smooth sail over peaceful waters. There have been a lot of rough spots though (I actually had a lawyer write me an...
    Writer1967 Writer1967 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I found this website when I was searching for people's experiences with a related treatment, ECT. I noticed that a lot of people have posted here about getting ECT, but there are...
    WendyTN WendyTN 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    my life has been pretty hard in a lot of areas. my parents don't want me they don't make an effort to at least pretend that they do. from as long as I can remember they've been...
    aarinxg aarinxg 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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