Tagged: opening up

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Talking with Your Friends about Mental Illness

When I was first seeing a therapist and diagnosed with anxiety, it felt like a secret. I didn’t know how to bring up this topic with my friends, it felt like something taboo and embarrassing. I was afraid I would be judged and seen differently if people knew that I went to therapy. When I had to miss class for therapy I didn’t tell people why. I was secretive about it and would hope that my friends wouldn’t ask questions about it.

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Healing while Dating

I was in an off-on again relationship for three years, and the ties were only completely severed seven months ago. During the off-periods, I would turn to dating apps and try to distract myself...

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What is Sadfishing?

Unless you live across the pond, you probably haven’t heard of sadfishing. You may have experienced the phenomenon, but just without a name to give it.

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How’s it going? Fine…

A few of your comments on previous articles mentioned that some of us feel looking back, we wish we would have opened up more with a therapist. What are your worries about opening up?...