RarelyCharlie |
Listener - Paragon 4

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Coming, going, the waterbirds
don't leave a trace, don't follow a path.

I'm Charlie and I'm trained, verified and experienced as an active listener for both adults and teens. I like to support people who are struggling with something. Also people who aren't struggling with anything. And people who aren't sure whether they're struggling with anything or not.

The poem is said to be by Eihei Dōgen, a Japanese poet who wrote it around eight hundred years ago. I don't know why I like it. I just do. My photo is the moon shining on the sea. There's some darkness and some clouds there but the light of the moon shines on everything. I like this too.

If I'm online, please feel free to start a chat. If I'm offline or busy, please feel free to send me a message. No topic of conversation is off-limits for me, not even difficult and distressing topics.

Thank you for reading my profile. I'm glad you are here!

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Listener support: I'm happy to support other listeners with issues related to listening, although I don't have any official role. Please do not message me from a listener account to chat about personal issues. Use a member account for that. To understand why, see: Listener and Member Roles

Schedule: I don't have a fixed schedule. I'm online some weekdays between about 4:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. US Eastern Time. In the UK this is 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. On other days and at weekends I'm often online too, but at times that are not predictable. If you message me or tag me in a forum I'm usually able to respond within a day or two.

Miscellaneous resources: For some other resources, mainly for listeners, see my unofficial companion site: The 8th Cup

Long term support: I don't make any formal arrangements for long term support, but I am happy to chat regularly over an extended period when that's helpful.

Notebook: To follow what I'm up to, subscribe to Charlie's notebook

Number of Ratings: 498
Number of Reviews: 234
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Languages English
Listener Since Dec 30, 2015
Last Active in last week
Progress Path Step 12,526
Cheers 321,787
People Helped 1,203
Chats 4,860
Group Support Chats 0
Listener Group Chats 0
Forum Posts 3,061
Forum Upvotes 6,125
Feedback & Reviews
Very supportive and caring
A very kind and empathetic person, who exudes calmness and makes you feel heard and understood without any judgement. Helped me feel better at the end of a rough day. Appreciate their help!
Great listener, kept things simple and pointed out important things that I hadn't thought of. Great perspective thank you x
Very sweet and caring. I love talking to her. Understanding and a great listener.
She is very nice, and caring,she is also a great listener! She made me feel better :D
you are an awesome person, thank you so much
He is very helpful
Charlie is such a good listener and really provided me with useful information! Thank you so much! 😊
Awesome listener. They really care and SO helpful.
He really is helping a lot and makes my feelings valid in a friendly way. He really is good at this!
Charlie is the best listener I have seen on 7cups so far. He is an amazingly skilled listener helping you to feel better and let the weight off the shoulders. The conversations with him help me to feel calmer and be more realistic as Charlie is very understanding, always very patient, thoughtful and doesn't judge. Thank you for lighting this place! You are magnificent, Charlie!=)
Professional. Great.
Feel so much better to get it all out and have someone to listen. Thank you
Best listener, was able to reveal personal things to him and it made me feel better.
Nice, easy to talk with, unrushed and friendly chat.
Mr. Charlie is wonderful. There's something really soothing and light about having a conversation with me. Greatly appreciate his wisdom and humor. Thanks a million!
Nice person to talk to, it's nice to talk to someone who has talk before about DID
She is great, only talked for a little bit but she seems to be very understanding
I just started a random chat, he picked it up and things just flowed! Really empathetic guy!
Rarely Charlie is the best listener in the world (7cups is a global platform, so I can say this). Gives their full attention to you and helps you think carefully through your problems with empathy, intelligence and gentle humor.
was very helpful and caring, seemed interested and wanted to help
Angel. Most helpful listener ever.
They listened to me without being judgmental
he was very helpfull so i will come back.
Really thoughtful responses. Really caring.
Actually listened to me and it felt like I was valid for once.
Supportive, and active listener, and totally non judgemental.
he listened with attention
the listener is so good
Really good, light-hearted conversation about writing. I think it was exactly what I needed today.
Charlie was very supportive and helpful.
Really helpful chat, like always. No matter how awful I feel a chat with RarelyCharlie always makes things seem a bit more tolerable.
Helped me through panic attacks very well. Only left when he was sure i had made it through the panic attack or someone was here to help me.
He's a really good listener and helps me with advice 😁
Kind and very professional
With some listeners from their first few words you can instantly tell how they truly have a gift of listening. And rarelycharlie reached out and gave me that soft comfort that is not so easy to find. Thank you.
they were actually really patient and nice to me. i felt welcomed and understood. thank you so much :D
thank you, it'll always be a mystery what happened but yiu helped me calm
RarelyCharlie always seems to have something interesting to say if I wish to hear it, is great to bounce ideas off of and someone that I have great discussions with.
Charlie is the real deal, has helped me more than I could imagine possible. Very professional, kind and trustworthy. My absolute fav listener. I cannot thank you enough! 💝
Talked a lot, i'm grateful for the time
She is very respectful and gives great advice!
Very Patient, Listened Well. Kind personality
Very responsive in reaching out to members in message boards
Nice chat,awesome
Helped me a lot i feel better yay
Actually good listener
Kind caring lovely chat
He's a great listener
Great listener! I really felt like I got something out of it as well. :)
really helpful makes you feel good
i needed that talk, thanks for listening so attentively.
Very helpful! Made things clear for me and extremely responsive :)
Very understanding. Helped me reach somewhat of a conclusion.
I enjoy my chats with RarelyCharlie, she's a great listener.
The chat is helpfull
Amazing support thnkuou
Their questions helped me take back a step and look at an aspect that is causing me panic from a safer distance.
Super kind. Easy to talk to. Great listener
Very attentive, fast responding, and kept the conversation going. Very helpful.
Amazing person and a great listener. Feeling liberated
Wonderfully responsive so far. And respectful. Also perceptive and inquisitive.
very understanding, good listener
You have been truly amazing. Thank you for taking time out to listen and understand me.
A very good listener, it felt like they cared.
Really helpful and caring, great listener!
Found me in the forum's after I posted about feeling rejected by listeners. Offered to listen to me when I didn't feel like anyone else did. I'm so glad to have connected.
Attentive and thoughtful, supportive listener.
wow amazing listener, gets what i'm saying
Very good listener, gives support, shows care. I can highly recommend
Friendly and discreet, tactful
Great listener, very kind
Really emphatises with you :)
He is a really good listener and very helpful
amazing listener! incredibly helpful xx
You're nice♡ thanks :)
Great response time. Very friendly and kind. Would definitely recommend Charlie.
really helped me a lot
They are very supportive and willing to listen.
An attentive and supportive listener who is willing to take the time to analyse a topic and to share their own wisdom, when invited to do so.
Charlie, actually stopped and listened to me with BOTH ears. I was not just a needy person behind a screen...during our chat I felt like a real person, with a real situation and real feelings. If you need REAL EMPATHY...then Check Charlie. A-class listener.
Prefect, caring, understanding person who is lovely ALL the time
Great chat was really nice
quick response time when in need, thank you!
very good at listening and helping me understand my feelings :)
Charlie is a very understanding listener :3 His patience goes to another level :") I felt at ease and managed to talk about my problems well :3 we need more listeners like Charlie 💙👍👍
Extremely helpful chat. Made me feel better about the situation.
Really good listener, does not take sides
Very helpful and insightful.
mature and helpful!
Helpful, understanding, and kind.
He's a nice lad and he knows what he's doing. Good job :)
This was very helpful for me. Knowing someone is listening and being helpful is such an amazing feeling.
Responsive and very compassionate
Charlie responded quickly and was a pleasure to chat with. I would recommend him as a top notch Listener. :)
They were very professional yet still connected and sweet. Asked a lot of questions when I didn t know what to say, but still not invasive or annoying. Really knew how to annilise what I was saying and what I meant. All around amazing.
Very kind and helpful..Felt like a family member... Thanks a lot...
Very good person...Really kind and helpful.. Thank you so much. . -Shil....
offered great suggestions
Really friendly. I feel comfortable around her
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