@hamjb This is very true, and makes sense. Kind of need someone in a professional capacity to see past the attachment which derives from those who are close.
@shahaan @hamjb I think what's deterred me most in the past up to now has been the stigma of having a therapist (which if others found out would automatically make them think things like 'but he has nothing to be upset about', 'why does he need a therapist', 'I can do what his therapist does', 'why didn't he talk to me instead', etc), and all of the pressure just adds another thing.
@JPEG @hamjb Oh, I totally get all of these. But think of it this way: 1) None is these people can help you in any professional capacity like a trained therapist can. 2) The benefits you will gain from seeing one will likely outweigh the stigma and over time if you feel better you’ll have proved them wrong and they’ll see it, possibly changing their minds about stigmatizing it. 3) Everyone needs a therapist. Seriously. 🙂😄
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