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I Use Ep For My Therapy

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    Therapy

    I find Ep helps with therapy as you realize - you're not the only one. There's others out there.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Oct 1, 2011

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    Yes I Do

        i use ep for my anger management . also to get rid of all of my bad memories .
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 8, 2009

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    I Was Just Looking Around Online.

    I'm not sure what I typed into the google search. I found EP though, it's so helpful, the people on here are supportive and not judgemental, they try to help even if its by critizing me. :-) I don't know how I would be if not for this site and the friends I have on here. It makes...
    jeannebug jeannebug 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 9, 2010

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    Ep Is Like Group Therapy

    Really it is!!  Whenever I have an issue I can post about it and get a variety of different helpful perspectives.   I find the feedback so invaluable.  I've learned so much from other EP members.  Thank you all!!!
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 19, 2011

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    Well, You Know What They Say...

    ...you get what you pay for...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M Aug 8, 2011

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    I have anxiety that I didn't know I have.

    I was pretty calm when I was younger. Now I feel like I am anxious about meet people that I know and people I don't know. I don't want to go outside because I don't like too crowd places. I can't really talk without my throat gets tight sometimes. When I talk my words comes out...
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2014

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    I use EP for Therapy.

    I need much repetition to reprogram my brain. I think - I hope EP will help me do that. If it doesn't - I still will have done something with my time that is okay.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Dec 16, 2014

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    I have decided to use ep

    for my therapy because I really love how open and honest I can be on here, I have a really hard time communicating with people In my life and feel like I'm never completely myself around people it feels like I'm always putting on an act of being happy and saying how perfect my...
    daisychain33 daisychain33 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I Do...

    EP is my Therapy. I don't do that one on one ****....I can't do that. Its just not me. Ep is my therapy. I feel comfortable talking to others about what's going on, and I can get a LOT of help here, than I could with someone who really doesn't give a rats *** about me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 30, 2009

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    EP Is Great

    I write a lot about what i'm thinking on here. There is always the risk of someone trolling my stories, but I guess It doesn't matter that much. I know that I don't have to like them or talk to them if I find they are being offensive. It's nice to have a place to put my thoughts...
    Veryrandomgirl8 Veryrandomgirl8 22-25, F Feb 9, 2013

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    Ep Has Become My Therapy.

    I am primarily using Experience Project for my therapy.. To help me talk about my past and also current issues and try to move past them. I've tried counselors and they just never worked for me. This so far is helping a lot. I will use this site as my therapy and if you don't...
    Beautifulimperfections Beautifulimperfections 26-30, F Mar 5, 2012

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    Only Real Friends Will Work.

    No amount of paying someone to listen to you or pretend to care will work... And no amount of mumbo jumbo imparted to you can substitute for finding people who actual value the same things as you...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 1 Response Nov 2, 2009

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    Thanks just being there For listening I imagine

    this great unsee-able formless helper in the air, like God. Thanks you helped me through it again. How do you do it? You remind me that i can be me, its ok. Its more than ok. Its the only thing i can do.
    Saddiie Saddiie 46-50, F Aug 18, 2014

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    Oh My God, Yes-

    That is exactly why I logged on today. (Most days actually.)I love EP because I get to speak, as well as learn more about myself, in ways that would be unbelievably difficult (if not down right impossible) in real life. This is the evolution of a diary for me.Even if I don't...
    MidKnightStorm13 MidKnightStorm13 22-25, F Jun 29, 2013

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    I Think So Much About So Much Atleast I Have Ep To Write.

    I think sooo much about sooo much even things that dont make sense my brain just keeps thinking and thinking about what could go wrong or always worrying about somthing. I just want to wake up one day and not think about anything. Im so glade to have EP and such wonderful...
    Torishu Torishu 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2010

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    I Stopped Using Facebook

    I love this site.. Better than posting your feelings in facebook.
    Sandypark Sandypark 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 17, 2010

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    Yes. E.P. Is My Therapist.....

    Thank you E.P. SM...
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F Oct 14, 2011

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    Heck Yes!

    This is better than previous therapies I've tried. I've done counseling, journaling, meditation and other forms of venting or stress relief. But, this site has to be one of the best! I'm glad to use EP as therapy.
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 Apr 4, 2011

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    I Can't Afford A Therapist So This Is It

    I rant and rave on here under a annon user name and I try hard not to over load but there are times I split ... I have been very fradgile lately due to a medical illness and its hell... and I have to be careful at present with medications and I have been back and forward at the...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Aug 31, 2011

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    gets my mind off of things

    and like turning others on with my confessions that people that know me would freak. but enjoy reading that from others as well.
    stlguy45 stlguy45 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    And It's Helping

    Whether I need to vent, feel like writing, or I just feel like sharing, I come to Ep. It's better than a therapist! lol
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Apr 1, 2010

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    Its Actually Not That Bad....

    Recently I have ended a difficult relationship of 14 years, we had one child, not married, and too many issues between us to mention.. For ten years, I tried to live in the same direction, it took me that long to realize how much of a difference there was between us. To me I...
    swoozie swoozie 36-40, F Dec 13, 2010

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    Yes

    I recently wrote a story on here in the group "I think Therapy is a waste of time" and that is because I can't go to someone and talk to them how I am feeling face to face. I get too damn nervous even being around people that I have known most my life, let alone someone who I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 12, 2012

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    There Are All Kinds Of Therapy

    art therapy. talk therapy. writing therapy. reading therapy. group therapy. and more. sharing poetry. hobbies. I can truly be me without fitting into a box or being controlled. EP is like that. safe and anonymous and free! In conventional therapy I was controlled. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 30, 2011

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    I do, I've meet so very helpful

    and understand people who don't see my as a freak or gross! They get me and are trying to help! I'm so glad to find a few nice people on here!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 23

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    Cheaper Than A Shrink ..hehe

    I am a very verbal/social person and I find that often all I need to do to feel better about an issue is to vent it. I realise though that constantly venting to friends can probably be draining for them, and selfish of me.My ex-boyfriend never use to understand my need to vent. I...
    Elpis2012 Elpis2012 26-30, F Mar 5, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I can't feel anything anymore. I'm not trying to be angsty or anything but my emotions are just not there. Even sadness and pain feels off. I've been reclusive for about 8 years...
    fatneet fatneet 22-25, M 20 mins ago

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    I know I dream about her all day I think about her with her clothes off I'm ridin' 'round with my system bumpin' LSD I look for ways to say "I love you" But I ain't into makin...
    LOVExSEXxDREAMS LOVExSEXxDREAMS 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    Ordinarily I'm your average, quiet, thoughtful type. But my work involves dealing with people. Often in varying states of distress! Needless to say one has to tread carefully in...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    I should be in therapy, it might help but frankly the idea of being secretly judged doesn't appeal.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I haven't felt like this for such a long, long time. Affection, longing, yearning, missing. I've forgotten how it feels, how happy it makes me feel, how warm it makes me feel in...
    sandalwoods sandalwoods 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I have a longtime online friend. He is 4 years younger, and I knew him when I was 20 and he was 16. Now I'm 25 and he's 21. He sent me a message on Facebook last year after not...
    michxtheworld michxtheworld 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    If you shave all the hair off a lion and a tiger, you can tell which is which because the tiger's skin is stripy too. I learned that from QI, the fountain of useless knowledge.
    MrsRusty MrsRusty 31-35, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    DAY ONE HUNDRED1- had breakfast with George2- went to therapy3- went walking with Postie4- had lunch with George5- Postie and I spent time together after work6- cooked pizza for...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 46-50, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    U know those lil girls who have the brightest smile and there just the cutest thing ever and u know that she is ganna be like that 4 ever and u feel like nothing can harm her to...
    Rae203466 Rae203466 16-17, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    No one is who they used to be, we all change, consciously or not, for better or worse - it's called evolution.
    Xenox Xenox 31-35, M 10 hrs ago

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    Follow these strategies and you'll build yourself a home rather than a house ... 1. Mix old and new Styling your home doesn't mean all new all the time. A well-executed eclectic...
    curtisbaez curtisbaez 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

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    I go to therapy but I don't talk there
    iamhappy1 iamhappy1 13-15, F 17 hrs ago

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    I find it odd that there is a picture of what I can only assume is Freud as the background of this experience because his ideas are widely dismissed. I am sitting in a waiting room...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 20 hrs ago

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    I used to have a journal where I would share secrets and different things on my mind. My step father decided to start being nosy, so, I stopped. Writing in my journal was the only...
    izzylark izzylark 16-17, F 21 hrs ago

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    I used to use this website under another username because I felt so lonely and out of place. My depression got the best of me, but currently I'm so much better. I used drugs...
    nostalgiaa nostalgiaa 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Man do I need therapy... I wanted to post this under I am Pagliacci but EP doesn't have a group entitled I am Pagliacci. The closest they had was I am a Sad Clown which gives the...
    omtatjuan3 omtatjuan3 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    Since being drawn in, as a teen, to the music of the 90's Seattle "grunge" scene and music coming out of there at that time, I've turned to music plenty of times to soothe my soul...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think it's been a bit over 5 years, but that depends on when I should count that it started. It esentially started with a semi-trauma. Maybe a bit before that but holy damn did...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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