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Idrk

849d

I read a question earlier asking about how to deal with their loneliness as it usually leads to suicidal thoughts. A lot of people responded with texting/calling friends or family but my problem is due to trust issues and not wanting to be a burden I don’t want to say anything to my family and my closest friend is constantly let down by the fact that I have trouble going to school even though they are aware of my situation it’s like they except me to be completely fixed and back to normal by tomorrow evening. But I’m not okay and they I think they don’t understand that which is why I feel uncomfortable talking to them about my problems. I have a therapy appointment tomorrow and this is my first one in a couple and don’t want to share anything yet. What do I do?

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    • Idrk

      848d

      Thank you guys feel less anxious about today’s appointment hopefully this will help me get back to a healthier lifestyle and mindset. I really appreciate the time that was taken to respond to this ❤️🥹

    • Idrk

      848d

      Thank you guys feel less anxious about today’s appointment hopefully this will help me get back to a healthier lifestyle and mindset. I really appreciate the time that was taken to respond to this ❤️🥹

    • maraisaglass

      848d

      It's really difficult to open up esp when you've felt like a burden or like your problems are burdensome to others. I would encourage you to be honest in your therapy session and to create boundaries in therapy when you don't feel comfortable talking about a certain subject. You can kindly say "that's really vulnerable for me to talk about and I'd prefer to talk about something else for now or I'd prefer to wait to feel out our relationship more before sharing that"

    • maraisaglass

      848d

      I have been going to therapy for 12 years and am in grad school to become an LMFT so I am def a proponent of therapy. I just want to commend you for starting therapy and think its amazing you're going and being brave enough to share all of your vulnerabilities even if it is outside of your comfort zone! I'd def bring this up in therapy when you are ready and feel comfortable with your therapist.

    • gerky03

      849d

      therapy has helped me SO much. it can def be scary to share those feelings with someone new, so you could even just spend that appointment sharing other aspects about yourself until you feel that you can trust them. as for the friend thing… i get that some people don’t understand it, but if you’ve tried to explain it to them and they don’t TRY to understand, they’re probably not the right person to be friends with unfortunately :/

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