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Listener - Sage 13

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5.0 star rating
"​To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless."
​-Gilbert K. Chesterton

Hi there! My name is Roo, and welcome to my profile!

For members: 

I am so glad that you've decided to reach out and talk about whatever it is that is on your mind! I know how scary and intimidating it can seem sometimes, but just know that I am here to provide a safe, positive, and nonjudgmental space for you to talk ❤

The topics I specialize in are LGBTQ+ related issues, and anxiety, but I promise to do my best to help you no matter what you may be struggling with! I also am willing to talk about issues regarding sexuality, or issues regarding sex. This does NOT mean I am willing to engage in a sexual chat WHATSOEVER. Some topics I'm not so good at are eating disorders and trauma. Sometimes there is a better suited listener, and I just want to make sure you are receiving the best support possible! If you feel we might not make a good fit, you can click >
here< to browse for other listeners.

I DO NOT take chats on self-harm, as these are triggering topics for me. Thank you for understanding!

For Listeners:

I am also a member of the verifiers team, so I can conduct a mock chat with you to help you earn the verified listeners badge. To learn about this and apply for a mock chat, click >

I am a former Quality Teen Star, Support Team Leader, Feed Team Leader, and Chat Supporter/Peer Supporter. If you have any questions regarding to this, don't hesitate to ask!

 About me
My name is Roo and my pronouns are she/her. I live in the USA with my 4 chicken children (and my family of course). I love to dance, read, listen to music, and to paint. I am a self-proclaimed literature JUNKIE and quote enthusiast. I consider myself to be an advocate for mental illness and equality. I believe everyone deserves to feel loved and respected 💕

I am a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community, and I support people of all sexual/gender/romantic identities.🌈

I joined 7 cups in May of 2017 while seeking support during a difficult time in my life. In October of 2017 I signed up to be a listener, in hopes of making a positive impact on other's lives, and surrounding myself with love and compassion. I am very passionate about the 7 cups community, and I am always looking for someplace to improve myself :)

Lovely person reading my bio, here are some things I want you to know:

You are strong. Stronger than you could ever know. You are alive, right now, at this very moment! Do you know how much strength it takes to just be alive?

You are beautiful. As the saying goes, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Often times we lack the ability to see the beauty in ourselves that others see in us. Regardless of how you look, you are beautiful, inside and out. 

You are worth it. Your self worth can not be measured by anything anyone says, or what your brain tells you either! You deserve love, happiness, and respect. You deserve to get better.

I believe in you. I think that everyone has the ability to heal, to pursue their goals, and to have good mental health. You are no different! No matter what is going on in your life, or how difficult your struggles might be, I am rooting for you!

I am here for you. We all come from different walks of life, and I will never judge you because of yours. I am here to support you and offer kindness, sympathy, and compassion. I hope that we can be friends!

⚠This account is a SAFE SPACE for ALL. Anyone who tries to invade that safe space WILL be blocked & reported IMMEDIATELY.⚠
Number of Ratings: 80
Number of Reviews: 25
Listens to Over 18
Languages English, American Sign Language
Listener Since Oct 11, 2017
Last Active over 6 months ago
Gender Female
Progress Path Step 483
Cheers 180,905
People Helped 131
Chats 2,746
Group Support Chats 513
Listener Group Chats 245
Forum Posts 539
Forum Upvotes 1,238
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Feedback & Reviews
Roo was absolutely amazing, she let me know about lots of amazing tactics to help deal with panic attacks, she was amazing and very kind. I would highly recommend them!
So incredibly kind. Seeks me out if it seems like I need it, remembers things about me, cares so deeply. I am so blessed by Roo’s compassion 💜
The most amazing listener ever! She's so sweet and kind. I love her so much!! :)
She really helped me and we had a great conversation
Understanding and supportive
I trust them already
extremely helpful, gentle, and supportive. coerces you in the right direction and listens and speaks to you with a sort of respect and gives the entire conversation a very comfortable feeling? super good listener!!!!
Amazing! felt like I was talking to a friend, I could be myself and let my feelings out without feeling awkward or uncomfortable.
So helpful xx
Roo is Very Very Lovable and sweet. She's the best teheheeh 😚💖
Ilysm omg Best listener ever
They are super nice and helped me a lot. I also loved being called Lovely. Keep doing what you’re doing. ❤️❤️❤️
She is very cooperative and professional.
Such an amazing listener. Thanks lovely
I m so grateful for the support I have recieved from Roo. She is so kind and understanding. Just by talking to her I already felt better. She helped me to relax and I was able to talk about my feelings which actually helped me to better understand them . She's a great person and I feel like I'm talking to a trusted friend who I've known for ever. She's definitely the best listener I've ever spoken to. She helped me so much and I am so grateful she took the time to talk to me.
Very nice and sweet. Definitely would recommend. Helps with grieving a lot.
Thank you for listening and understanding.
Roo helped me to calm down and that was really good for me. I think she is a good listener
This person was very helpful and very kind. I enjoyed talking to them
Roo gave impressive advice and she makes you feel happy and better about how to handle situations. She helped me by giving me a new perspective on how to handle anxiety and panic attacks that I will always remember.
She's really understanding and good at listening. She even made me smile and laugh😊😊
they're very understanding
Badges & Awards
Recruit Listening Ear Long Ears Magnet Peppermint Sage PenPal Jester of Smiles Clerk of Bear Hugs Ellen Jump Start Anxiety Depression Eating Disorders Managing Emotions Panic Attacks Surviving Breakups Traumatic Experiences Crisis Intervention Listener Oath Work Related Stress Self Harm Sexual Abuse Alcohol & Drug Abuse Family Support Cultural Diversity Aristotle Verified Listener Bullying Chronic Pain Psychological First Aid Family Stress Sleeping Well Graduate Master Scholar Love Bug Refresher Light Chat Tiny Chat Small Chat Chit Chat Big Chat Voice Talker Communicator Speaker Ray of Hope Shining Light Florence Nightingale Help Angel Trust Fall Break-A-Leg College Guide Loneliness Guide Test Anxiety Exercise Motivation ACT Therapy Affirmative Reflection Chat & Text Listening Ace Active Listening Guest Host Startup Support Anxiety Support LGBTQ+ Support Perinatal Schizophrenia People of Color Guide ADHD Social Anxiety OCD Boundaries Forgiveness Grief Managing Bipolar Managing Finances Aficionado Surviving Domestic Assault Getting Unstuck Hello Again Positivity Challenge 7Cups Guide 12 Steps Community 101 Twinning Sparkler Loyal Friend Tick Tock Fellow Friend NAMI Listener Mod Star Mod On Mod Major Mod Siren Evolution Steadfast Soul I Steadfast Soul II Steadfast Soul III Meet & Greet Proudly Proactive I Proudly Proactive II Proudly Proactive III Proudly Proactive IV Reconnection Hero I First Community First Chat First Post Five Steps High 5 Hang 10 Open Door Weight Management Diabetes CBT Summer Events Safety Patrol 5th Birthday Party Thankful Heart Gratitude Abound Appreciated Feeder Hope Training Peer Training 01
Questions Answered
what are some good and healthy distractions from my anxiety when it gets really bad?
February 10th, 2018 8:39pm
Why do I always think I've got cancer?
October 19th, 2017 8:13pm
How frequent are anxiety attacks usually?
October 13th, 2017 2:41am
What are alternative ways besides medication to deal with the physical symptoms of anxiety?
October 13th, 2017 2:48am
How can I explain homosexuality to my parents?
February 10th, 2018 7:58pm
How do you know if your bisexual?
February 10th, 2018 8:07pm
Is it better to use LGBTQIA or MOGII?
August 13th, 2018 7:53pm
How to deal with falling in love for your best (and straight) friend?
February 10th, 2018 8:00pm
I dreamt about kissing someone of the same-sex, what does it mean ?
August 29th, 2018 4:48am
I'm love with my best friend, but she's straight. What do I do?
February 10th, 2018 8:41pm
Is there any chats/groups/forums specifically for Transgender teens 18 and under?
April 27th, 2018 7:58pm
I am female and attracted to women, but I have no desire to date or have sex with other women. What does this mean and am I still considered as bi?
March 5th, 2018 3:59pm
How can I put down my phone and go to sleep?
February 10th, 2018 8:35pm
Why do I wake up sweating?
February 10th, 2018 8:03pm
At what point does sleep deprivation become a problem?
February 10th, 2018 8:32pm
Why should I stop drinking?
February 10th, 2018 8:30pm
My boyfriend or girlfriend is embarrassed of me. What should I do?
October 19th, 2017 8:15pm
How do I deal with a religious family as an atheist?
February 10th, 2018 8:09pm
What age is too young to leave home?
October 19th, 2017 8:12pm
Why is exercise important for me?
October 11th, 2017 3:49pm