By JayCee500 - 27/05/2014 23:05 - France - Paris

Today, I deliberately didn't tell my therapist half of what I was going through because I didn't want to depress her. FML
I agree, your life sucks 48 330
You deserved it 11 429

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JayCee500 2

I'm the OP. I posted this after my last session with my therapist--I'd realized that this particular person wasn't working for me because I didn't really connect with her to an extent where I'd be able to tell her all my problems. This is the first time I'm seeking therapy, and from what people have said, it sometimes takes a while to find someone you are truly comfortable with. Just to be clear--I don't think that my particular problems are at all special, and they aren't even that bad when compared with half the shit people I know go through. It was just getting to the point where I was deliberately excluding things that had happened to me/that I felt because I considered them too "pathetic" to share. You can probably guess that one of my problems is that I care way too much about how other people perceive me.

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You should tell her, that's her job OP

I've done that before, OP. at some point you gotta talk, or find a therapist you can open up to.


You should tell her, that's her job OP

Yeah, there isn't any point in keeping it in. She hears things like this every day and all she's trying to do is help you.

Roskosity 22

A wise ogre once said, "Better out than in."

EphMi 5

That's very considerate of you OP. However, if you're not opening up to them, that means they are not doing their job right. Next time, you should help them by letting them help you. PS: Life is rough, we all have our fair share so never think that you are alone.

And believe me, your therapist has probably heard worse.

lexiieeex3 32

Those were the exact thoughts I had after reading this.

I've done that before, OP. at some point you gotta talk, or find a therapist you can open up to.

I do that too.. Really not a good idea at all. Therapists learn how to cope with such things before being able to help you. :] If you're anything like me, this is very difficult to do.. But I believe in you , OP! C:

My advice: find a therapist who's already depressed

I like the way you think

Indianboy9321 25

Therapists are trained for what they do, and are honestly there to listen to you. The more you open up, the more help you will receive!

This is good advice. Also, if you find yourself clamming up, just think of the cost of your visit. The desire to get your money's worth should really get the conversation flowing.

Keep your head up, OP :)

Rayth 19

It's their job to listen to problems. Not to mention it's always good to have a person to open up to.

You know, listening to people and their stories no matter how depressing they are is part of their job description. Having said that, I hope things do work out for you op.

Find a therapist you're comfortable to talk to, you'll find it helps talking about everything, once you've said it out loud you can feel a weight relieved from your shoulders and your therapist should help you find ways to solve/cope with your problems.

Demig0d6 14

Can't beat how sad my life has become

why don't you make an fml about it

He tried, and people blinded by the tears that the story brings to their eyes, accidentally press the no button during moderation.

What #10 means is that his life has actually gotten so sad that he messages random strangers (including me) trying to flirt and gets rejected and STILL tries. Real talk.

Hiimhaileypotter 52

Oh damn, #10. You just got told! Lol.

MishMashMosh 20

Tell it