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I Have Had Psychotherapy

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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Psycho Sue

    I had psychotherapy when I was about 16, in a room that was painted green, with a woman named Sue. I remember she used to ask me a lot about what colour guilt was and kept going on about how I needed to eat. We always hugged at the end of the session which was kind...
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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 have had many lately but one I have had since I was really young is I am a little girl about 7 years old I am trapped in an old car at night I can't get out I'm in the back seat...
    jturner97 jturner97 31-35, F a week ago

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    Have Had Way Too Many Surgeies
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    It's hard growing up sensitive, but not anymore. It's not funny, and you're gonna hurt the more you try. I have had enough of your bullshit, and Im not soft. Flush you mofos...
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    To all the women who have had/or considering and abortion; My one year anniversary of my abortion is coming quick. It took me awhile to not want to die. I'm not going to lie, it...
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    I do wonder. How many people have had a crush on me? And why?
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    This encounter happened a few years ago. My mom had just recently passed and I had fallen ill.I was sleeping on my favorite living room long couch and could hear my grandmas soft...
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    babybop12 babybop12 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I went to bed and fell asleep like any other night and I had this dream, I was walking outside (everything felt so real yet not at the same time) and I felt like a had to go...
    XxKattanaxX XxKattanaxX 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    BeautifulPainter BeautifulPainter 13-15, F Aug 4

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    My mom and dad had me at 20 years old. I almost died while she was pregnant with me because she simply didn't take care of me she smoked cigarettes, got high, drank, etc. I was...
    blondebanditt blondebanditt 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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    I had my heart broken again last night. I promised her the world. Thats all I wanted to give to her. I always made sure she felt beautiful, because she is and she just couldnt see...
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    I met a girl three years ago over the summer, when I was fifteen. She was my first kiss. We lost contact for a year or two, then randomly reunited this summer when I saw her at a...
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    jerrdell jerrdell 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Micfly Micfly 51-55, M a week ago

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    I thought I was pregnant and I told the guy I had sex with! At first he had no reaction, he just told me to text him about it! I got really mad, what I wanted was for him to hug me...
    skysplits skysplits 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Demons: Acerbial and Savitsier By Paul Dale Roberts, HPI Esoteric Detective Haunted and Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    So here's the story we are both straight kids both male and were 11 and 12. I was 12. And we always stayed at each others houses on the weekends. And go to a camp with a swimming...
    CIashOfClans CIashOfClans 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    I had my very first panic attack today. I was at a water park and i went down one of those closed water slides. I went on it with my friend before so i knew what it was like but i...
    meganayyye21 meganayyye21 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    This was more of the correct term I was looking for ( had). I did sleep walk when I was younger. Went through I believe three episodes of sleep paralysis 5 years ago. Hit and...
    Deeperthinker Deeperthinker 31-35, M Jul 22

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    tonib123 tonib123 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    DarknessFalls101 DarknessFalls101 13-15, F Jul 26

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    This one happened pretty recently. I was sleeping over at my friend's house and we had stayed up till around 1, in which his parents were already in bed. We were watching some...
    Hanesman Hanesman 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    raedavis raedavis 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    bebyvee bebyvee 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    It was on Valentines Day '07 and I had my appendix removed. All started the day before at school having stomach pain, vomiting, and fever. Woke up next day and had to rush to the...
    adrianacecilia14 adrianacecilia14 13-15, F Aug 7

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    I had it at gosh when I was 8. Near the end I had a strange hankering for water. Missed 3 months of school. MSG me if u wanna know more 😜
    Nickstar13 Nickstar13 13-15, F Aug 10

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    When I arrived at Purbeck it was purely to avoid the bullies who took my picture nude on Morfa Dyffryn beach a year ago and I never expected it to be anything other than that...
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    joyarose joyarose 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I had diabetes when I was 6 I did not want it but I know someday I would get it because of my family. It changed my whole life and sometimes I wish I never had it
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