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I Need Therapy

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    Kimmandra6918 Kimmandra6918 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    CBT For Social Anxiety

    Update:  I have an appointment on Thursday. Yikes! I am hoping to use CBT to help me with social anxiety. Social anxiety is holding me back, and I'm sick of it. I thought I could do it myself by using self-help books, but I think I really need an actual therapist to guide me and...
    veralynn veralynn 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19, 2013

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    Last Chance

    i have been needing to go speak with someone for a very long time.. my emotions have been out of control and only getting worse.. i am never satisfied, never content and i always want more. but the worst part is, is that i can't make myself go out and find more. i am starting...
    laviavecchia laviavecchia 18-21, F Apr 18, 2010

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    I know when I have problems: Anorgasmia

    and low-self esteem are things I have suffered my whole life along with depression...they are not "pretend" but very much facts. My mother continues to deny I have any "problems" in my life as if I were some common liar. I am certain if I went through my life history as I did...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F Feb 15

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    Needed It For Awhile

    I need therapy because my doctor and parents and school say that I do. I guess I do. It's whatever. I supposedly need it for my self harm. I guess it wouldn't hurt to get help with the eating disorder no one knows about. I started self injuring at the end of my sixth grad year...
    kotori4444 kotori4444 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2012

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    I def need therapy my bf doesn't have the

    patience to sit and hear me talk about my past
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F Apr 1

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    I need to talk to a therapist

    or counselor about the school/health issues I've been going through recently, but I don't know how to go about asking my mom to look into it with me. I guess I'm a bit nervous and ashamed that it had to get this far, but things just keep getting worse... How do I bring it up?
    TheHouseElf TheHouseElf 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    The Cure For Me Is There

    I have been working toward getting into therapy for 6 months. I have a drugproblem. I know how to deal with getting off drugs and and  know all about my addiction. I have decided that i have been a jr psychologist to  myself for long enough. I decided to get help. I...
    capriciousness capriciousness 26-30, F 2 Responses May 16, 2010

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    I Just Want to Be Normal!

      I am not normal... I may never be normal... I am haunted by my past, I have flashbacks, nightmares, I self-harm, I purge, I shower upwards of 6 times a day, I can’t go outside, I can’t be left alone, I’m scared, I can’t function, I loose time... I...
    shadowlight shadowlight 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 8, 2009

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    Ha! Don't We All!

    So I need therapy. Before Christmas, I told my husband he needed to leave. I needed a chance to finally be happy and to search for happiness. That lasted two days. My boys had a hard time with their dad being gone, so I asked him to come back...on one condition. We should go to...
    unleashaspark unleashaspark 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 23, 2008

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    To Get Thru The Pain

    I think I may need some help getting thru the past, maybe just go to a therapist and talk to them about. I know if I do get clean there is no way that I will be able to handle the pain of the past. I wish I could just let everything go, I have tried I just cant do it. Maybe if I...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 21, 2012

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    Therapy

    I'm doing therapy with someone on the private side, it is helping.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 8, 2011

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    I Just Don't Know What to Do Or Where to Turn.

    I started therapy when I was in high school... things cleared up for a bit, but then I went to college and life went to hell.  I've had my ups and downs and now here I am married and feeling like ****.  Last year I went through what's called a partial hospitalization...
    amipsychotic amipsychotic 26-30, F Apr 4, 2009

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    I must need therapy. I have a good life,

    everything I ever needed: an awesome family, a good job, good health. But here is the thing---I think my life is missing something. I want to take risks, I want to embrace the moment, i want to "find myself". Why? Why this urge to think the grass is greener somewhere else...
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 6 Responses Feb 10

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    17 and Mother of Two

     SOPHMMORE YEAR I HAD STARTED TALK/DATING THE GUY WHO WAS CONSIDER TO BE THE TROUBLE MAKER WHO THE GIRL WANTED TO KNOW. IT WAS COOL TALKING TO HIM AND DATING HIM. 5 MONTHS AFTER BEING TOGETHER WE HAD SEX BUT USED PROTECTION. A FEW WEEKS LATER HE HAD BE FEELING SICK AND ASK...
    DOWNER408 DOWNER408 16-17, F Mar 4, 2009

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    I need one so badly. Everything has just

    started to escalate,I'm crying all the time and never happy even when I should be. I've always been able to deal with my issues by myself even if they eat me up a bit. But I'm so clogged I can't grow or be happy I'm stuck and everything will burn.i feel like turning to drugs...
    metallheadd metallheadd 18-21, F Mar 3

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    Unknown Story- Part One.

    Hello im 15 years old and i have a speech and language disability which has affected my life traumatically, It will even effect how I write this as I find it very difficult to get my feelings out. This is the first time ive ever spoken about how I really feel, ive tried before...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 9, 2012

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    I need to talk to a therapist

    or something because I'm past being able to help myself, but I'm too scared to admit to my dad that I need to talk to someone and I'm afraid it'll be too expensive for him and idk what to do
    MarineGirlfriend0810 MarineGirlfriend0810 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I Can't Get It

    For several years now, I've had to deal with an almost crippling paranoia and a near constant fear of death.Because of this, I've become an introvert. I never communicate with anyone but my closest friends, and I always find myself thinking that anyone I meet is planning to...
    kikon9 kikon9 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 23, 2011

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    Good Advice !

    Someone well intentioned I was advised to go see a psychologist to solve my problem. What I did. Believe it or not, the result was even more formidable than I had expected ! Yes, yes, now my psychologist is cured !
    juliegirlie juliegirlie 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 19, 2012

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    I Think I Need Help

    My depression is starting to affect my work.  I find myself crying at my desk. Thank God for high cubicle walls. I need help. I often find myself asking God to just take me. I feel I can't take anymore. But I haven't given up completely. I need help with my...
    redsgirl redsgirl 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 19, 2008

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    "i'm In Need Of A Doctor Or A Shock Therapy"

    I always heard that you never really change until you hit rock bottom. And I think I just did...so I'm looking anywhere for help. It started almost two years ago, when I started compulsively eating. In all honesty, I only gained between 5 and 8 pounds, which isn't that much...
    Heartwood Heartwood 18-21, F Mar 28, 2011

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    Impending Basket Dropping

    My good days outnumber my bad days. For this I am thankful.When the not so good days arrive, I deal with it the best way I can. Usually in tears. Or dropping my basket over the smallest thing.I know that I need therapy to deal with my random issues but finances prohibit that, as...
    PrecariousMe PrecariousMe 31-35, F Oct 31, 2011

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    I Think That I Need Therapy

    I am scared to get up and ask for help. I dont want to go through my pain alone. It is spiraling out of control and affecting my relationship with my husband. It is too much for me. How do I get the push to go to therapy and open up.
    sufferingmypaininsilence sufferingmypaininsilence 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 17, 2012

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    I Drain People

    I have so much baggage and so many little issues, it makes me a difficult peson to live with, a difficult person to love.  I need to figure out what's wrong with me, not just for my own sake, but especially for the sake of the people I love.
    SisBoomBah SisBoomBah 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 6, 2008

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    Because It Keeps Me Sane!

    Haha not really. But I am pretty worried about what happens when I stop going...I don't talk much, and it's a relief for me to be able to talk about my "crazy sad ****"(Silver Linings Playbook) without judgement. Lots of people complain about it, but I honestly look forward to...
    poeticprose poeticprose 13-15, F Aug 3, 2013

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    ...Desprately.

    emotional abuse, compulsive overeating disorder, bullying, and most recently, dreams of rape. The list goes on and on. I can't handle this on my own. Everyone says I'm strong but on the inside, I'm deteriorating.
    FreeMyHeart FreeMyHeart 18-21, F May 28, 2013

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    Worries...

    I'm thinking I could probably benefit from some kind of light therapy now....Oddly....See, for some reason my anxieties have been getting worse lately. I'm paranoid about everything. Earlier tonight I was considering throwing up what I'd eaten for dinner because I thought there...
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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    The Cure For Me Is There

    I have been working toward getting into therapy for 6 months. I have a drugproblem. I know how to deal with getting off drugs and and  know all about my addiction. I have decided that i have been a jr psychologist to  myself for long enough. I decided to get help. I...
    capriciousness capriciousness 26-30, F May 16, 2010

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    I felt angry minutes ago and now I am starting to feel so sad... what's wrong with me?
    RonOE RonOE 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I have been going to therapy since January. Now we are starting trauma therapy and I hate it. I have to detail everything over and over and over and it makes me sick and angry...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 24

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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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    I'll need to change my lifestyle. I also need to change my diet. I need to consider what has sugar. I'm diabetic and need to lower my blood sugar. So I am going to have to consider...
    gambler920 gambler920 51-55, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    This is my life: 25 years old 2 kids: 8 and 1 years old 1 boyfriend occupation: nothing i dont even feel the strenght to write this, but i need support, i need help. I have no...
    lionessche lionessche 22-25 7 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    when me and my bff where breaking up cuz her mom found out we had been watchingporn 2gther and i was s*xting guys i met on omegle after my breakup she wouldn't let us hang anymore...
    casssss casssss 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I want to see a therapist but I don't think they will truly listen. I do need someone to talk to so badly though. Every time I've felt I needed to see a therapist I never go...
    purplezebra14 purplezebra14 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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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 4 days ago

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    I'm going through a very tough time right now. I recently mutually ended a romantic relationship which was on the rocks for quite some time. We were very different in significant...
    abstractxparade abstractxparade 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Have any of you all done " play therapy " ? My therapist wants to next session but from what I understand it is used for children between 3 and 11 . Kinda feeling insulted by this...
    Questioningashes Questioningashes 22-25 1 Response Mar 20

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    Hi There. For those of you who have had Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) did you disclose this to significant others? I'm getting to know someone I am very interested in, and I...
    BassetMom2014 BassetMom2014 26-30 Apr 1

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    This is the first time I've ever told anybody (outside of my immediate family) that I go to therapy, because of depression. But hey, none of you know me so I'm good. But I hide it...
    teejayy23 teejayy23 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My youngest brother is only 12 years old.He is anger with everyone and he shows it by hitting us, cussing at us, and making trouble every where he goes ( stealing, fighting, and...
    Sanora Sanora 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    I really need to talk to someone, I'm quite troubled. I'm not a danger to myself or anyone else, but I fall so short of what I could give myself and this world, I'm just too...
    needlessthings needlessthings 31-35, M Apr 7

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    I'm feeling so down tonight. For the past few months, I've been going through a very painful falling-out with a close female friend. I've been receiving therapy from a counselor...
    JoePianist JoePianist 22-25, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    And so I got one to help treat depression and anxiety. To anyone looking for help; be patient and keep trying. Therapists never know when they will have an opening come up. It will...
    boredlizzie boredlizzie 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Hi people uhmmm... i really need to talk to someone right now.... its mostly about my sexuality really personal things...... i don't know why but i feel better when i vent to a guy...
    Lilbro24 Lilbro24 16-17, M 7 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Hi my name is Mahmood,i am totally incontinent and it all started only 3 month ago that i woke up in a morning and felt a cold feeling then i realized that i wet the bed so because...
    vivapes14 vivapes14 18-21, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Happy Easter everyone! Hope everyone has a great day. If anyone needs to talk, I'm free! Message me if you'd like 😊
    Bellllaaaxox Bellllaaaxox 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    i feel so alone , i need some love even for a while I live in Dubai
    kemoegy kemoegy 31-35, M 4 hrs ago

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    Need a naughty lil Easter bunny girl to cumm n play thumper with me??
    mckddy mckddy 46-50, M 3 hrs ago

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    The last year has been really rough. I realize that I need to change. I have a really bad anger management problem that has cause me to lose a lot of things in my life.
    BrittTHart BrittTHart 26-30, F 7 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    mm60907 mm60907 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I probably have some kind of abandonment issues. I’ve always put my worth in boys. I don’t know how to stop. They’ve always been something that I think has to be essential in...
    somethingorother585 somethingorother585 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    How do I believe my wife after what I have found I am going to post two as she says "Stories" I have found over the last week about her and her co-worker. The first one I found was...
    mcanant8 mcanant8 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 10

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