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by paulshipmansmith
Fri May 31, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: Help/advice
Replies: 3
Views: 2843

Re: Help/advice

You were getting along well with your former therapist and this resulted in a positive 'chemistry' between you both. When this occurs, you both connect and are able to discuss your issues more comfortably. On one hand, the first therapist you saw seemed to understand your situation and was treating ...
by paulshipmansmith
Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: Acne has ruined my self esteem
Replies: 4
Views: 3100

Re: Acne has ruined my self esteem

It's not the acne that is now the main problem in your life. It's the effect it is having on your confidence to face the world. You are on a circle of decreasing self-esteem which is making the condition even harder for you to cope with. The main issue for you is how to overcome your obsession and b...
by paulshipmansmith
Sun Sep 02, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: Social Anxiety.... Advice please!
Replies: 154
Views: 46488

Re: Social Anxiety.... Advice please!

[quote="littleem"]Hello! Both depression and anorexia are conditions that are very difficult to overcome, so going into a relapse can make the situation even more difficult for you to deal with. It is good that you are working on your journey towards recovery but unfortunately 'relapsing' ...
by paulshipmansmith
Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: Feeling lost and alone
Replies: 2
Views: 471

Re: Feeling lost and alone

For a start, as you are feeling so depressed, you may easily find yourself feeling that everyone around you is being negative towards you. The depression will certainly make you 'feel alone' because the 'darkness' that is associated with it can have a 'shroud' effect upon you. We often find ourselve...
by paulshipmansmith
Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Newbies Room
Topic: Worried about my sons and don't know where to turn
Replies: 1
Views: 403

Re: Worried about my sons and don't know where to turn

You are very right to be worried, especially as this is a situation that concerns both of your sons. You have contacted the Samaritans which is definitely a sign of your concern. This is part of admitting to a perceived problem. You were then referred to Talk To Frank. Then you were referred to here...
by paulshipmansmith
Sat Jun 30, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Newbies Room
Topic: Looking for advice.
Replies: 2
Views: 567

Re: Looking for advice.

Being with your partner for more than a year suggests that your 'affair' is actually progressing to a relationship with some meaning. Affairs are not ideal as people can get emotionally hurt in the process. However, life's journey takes various courses and these things can happen, as it is in our na...

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