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    Thread: T who likes chasing proverbial squirrels
Post: RE: T who likes chasing proverbial squirrels

Wow. I've received a ton of advertisements asking me to join BetterHelp as a T - I'm not impressed with how they handled your experience in terms of trying to get a good match for your T.
mosaic Therapy Lane 2 682 10-12-2020, 07:54 AM
    Thread: Bad event
Post: RE: Bad event

that is awful! i, too hate when people post those kinds of things on Facebook, and i don't have the same kind of history as you. i hope you have been able to get settled and feeling less triggered.
mosaic Cafe Esprit 1 566 08-22-2020, 12:16 PM
    Thread: Teens
Post: RE: Teens

you are right. it is much more dangerous world, and teens do not appreciate that their behavior has consequences (such as drinking inhibits rational thinking, and a person may engage in riskier behavi...
mosaic Steam Room 2 670 08-10-2020, 07:00 AM
    Thread: I feel so bad
Post: RE: I feel so bad

that is really a dilemma. i don't know what i would do either. is the friend request for the DID group or for you personally? if it is personally, are you interested in having her as a friend on Fa...
mosaic Town Square 2 731 08-04-2020, 07:20 AM
    Thread: Troubled
Post: RE: Troubled

oh dear this is such a dilemma. that kind of friendship "baggage" is really tough to deal with. checking on her is a good thing to do. how to do it without getting entangled with his crap is a mystery...
mosaic Steam Room 3 780 07-26-2020, 09:42 AM
    Thread: Bad fall. Need to move
Post: RE: Bad fall. Need to move

i'm so sorry to hear that the fall has impacted you so profoundly. It stinks that your move has to wait until the COVID clears... who knows how long that will be. i hope you can recover and feel be...
mosaic Health Center 3 760 07-02-2020, 08:07 PM
    Thread: How old were you when you first told? MT
Post: RE: How old were you when you first told? MT

MT - talk of physical abuse i did not have the same type of trauma that you experienced ... however, i do remember not being able to tell my early T's about the emotional type of abuse. it took un...
mosaic Therapy Lane 2 749 06-18-2020, 09:54 AM
    Thread: Send this to people who think they can 'fix you.'
Post: RE: Send this to people who think they can 'fix yo...

i have been fortunate that i haven't had this kind of intense anxiety. for me it was depression that kept me in. i never really had friends invite me to things so i cannot say i know the experience of...
mosaic Town Square 4 954 06-18-2020, 09:41 AM
    Thread: Excellent T/Editing Session
Post: RE: Excellent T/Editing Session

oh i get that - it's really hard to ask for help. so writing a chapter about it makes total sense.
mosaic Therapy Lane 3 824 06-14-2020, 04:06 PM
    Thread: Too much anger
Post: RE: Too much anger

i don't even like people coming over to my house because i know it is a mess. it is cluttered and dirty. i can't keep up with it, and i gave up a long time ago. having extra people in the house only m...
mosaic Steam Room 4 958 06-09-2020, 11:23 PM
    Thread: Frustrated re book
Post: RE: Frustrated re book

it's really frustrating when people say they will help with something and then fall short. it especially bugs me when what they say they will help, but do not grasp that i have a sense of urgency abou...
mosaic Steam Room 1 576 06-09-2020, 11:18 PM
    Thread: So hard with littles
Post: RE: So hard with littles

oh my i'm so sorry to hear two is struggling so. it is very difficult when the one struggling will not or cannot talk about what is causing their upset. two, we are here to listen if you ever want ...
mosaic Steam Room 1 579 05-28-2020, 07:11 AM
    Thread: Question aboutold thinga
Post: RE: Question aboutold thinga

that is interesting. i dont think i ever imagined anything like that. this is totally different, but when i was a teenager the book Sybil came out. i learned about the book when the author appeared ...
mosaic Town Square 5 1,100 05-25-2020, 08:32 AM
    Thread: Friendships in general
Post: RE: Friendships in general

over my life i can think of only a handful of people that i would consider friends in the way you describe. i had a best friend in 4th and 5th grade. then my family moved across the country (from Idah...
mosaic Town Square 2 692 05-25-2020, 08:27 AM
    Thread: Does therapy end? - MT SRA
Post: RE: Does therapy end? - MT SRA

personally I think T should continue as long as you feel the need. i am really put off by your T even putting out vibes that she hopes the book will "make you better"... working with DID is a long hau...
mosaic Therapy Lane 4 988 05-18-2020, 08:02 AM
    Thread: My real stressor
Post: RE: My real stressor

i don't know why people respond so differently to bad things happening. i sure can understand the frustration you feel when she doesn't respond to your questions and you don't get any information. tha...
mosaic Steam Room 3 805 05-14-2020, 07:24 AM
    Thread: I went walking with a friend today
Post: RE: I went walking with a friend today

you are right it is good to get out of the house. i know everyone has been advised to "shelter in place" but going for a walk is essential for keeping up one's spirits. luckily there are three dogs in...
mosaic Town Square 2 716 05-10-2020, 08:31 AM
    Thread: Happy Mother's Day for those who celebrate
Post: RE: Happy Mother's Day for those who celebrate

thank you, people. this day was always a mixed bag for me. when my mother was alive i could NEVER get one of those sappy, saccharine cards that gushed about what a wonderful mother she was. i always f...
mosaic Therapy Lane 5 1,091 05-10-2020, 08:24 AM
    Thread: Monominds!
Post: RE: Monominds!

wow how frustrating that your sister can't follow your wishes after you tell her so explicitly. and how awful that she gave out your phone number without checking with you. i don't know how you mana...
mosaic Steam Room 2 677 05-08-2020, 11:50 PM
    Thread: Have we lost even more people?
Post: RE: Have we lost even more people?

yes it sure does seem like the little traction we were getting dissolved since the site went down. hope anyone who is reading will pop in and say "hi"
mosaic Town Square 3 879 05-07-2020, 08:55 PM
    Thread: Leave it to me
Post: RE: Leave it to me

Well at least the 9th is only 2 days away. hopefully then you can get things sorted out.
mosaic Steam Room 7 1,247 05-07-2020, 09:44 AM
    Thread: Leave it to me
Post: RE: Leave it to me

what? that is ridiculous!
mosaic Steam Room 7 1,247 05-06-2020, 10:08 AM
    Thread: Leave it to me
Post: RE: Leave it to me

Unfortunately, no. That app is strictly for the phone. I hope the Geek Squad can help you out.
mosaic Steam Room 7 1,247 05-04-2020, 07:37 PM
    Thread: Leave it to me
Post: RE: Leave it to me

oh my that sounds completely aggravating. i am always afraid when i get a new phone because it can be so overwhelming and adjusting to the new way the new phone works is hard. that's why i don't cha...
mosaic Steam Room 7 1,247 05-03-2020, 10:21 PM
    Thread: Bad phone brings better day
Post: RE: Bad phone brings better day

isn't it funny how something unpleasant can become something that leads to a good thing after all. so glad to hear you are feeling a bit better.
mosaic Town Square 1 589 05-02-2020, 06:54 PM
    Thread: Wish me luck
Post: RE: Wish me luck

the meeting was a breeze. the chair of the board said everyone on the board had my original document, and the comments and suggestions made by a consultant, and my revised document based on those comm...
mosaic Town Square 2 666 04-29-2020, 11:42 PM
    Thread: Wish me luck
Post: Wish me luck

today i meet with the IRB - the Board that gives the final approval for my research. i don't have any clue whether these professors will be "friendly" or not - and that makes this much more nerve wra...
mosaic Town Square 2 666 04-29-2020, 07:54 AM
    Thread: Question for anyone who is reading
Post: RE: Question for anyone who is reading

Sadly, illnesses like that do have a way of putting such extraordinary stress on marriages,and many times it turns out to be more than the couple can handle.
mosaic Steam Room 5 1,105 04-25-2020, 07:30 PM
    Thread: Question for anyone who is reading
Post: RE: Question for anyone who is reading

it's good to have an answer at least. i understand their wish to not share photos until she is "better". sadly, if her condition is chronic, it sounds as though both mother and daughter are in some de...
mosaic Steam Room 5 1,105 04-14-2020, 09:44 AM
    Thread: Question for anyone who is reading
Post: RE: Question for anyone who is reading

this does sound really sad. and it is very difficult to process when you don't have definitive knowledge of what has happened. and asking about it is tricky, if not impossible, you are right. i was ...
mosaic Steam Room 5 1,105 04-09-2020, 09:09 AM