SimplyBeing |
Listener - Apprentice 1

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I am genuinely glad you are here. The 7cups community is unique and has helped me grow in difficult moments.  I listen because I am a better person when I am out of my head and practicing compassion for others.  I was the youngest child of four, which tends to bend one toward helping and I am an INFP according to the Myers Briggs type indicator, which is the Healer subtype and I always found that funny. I am intrigued by other peoples' experiences. I am blown away when someone chooses to share how they thrived through struggles.  We are all capable of such wonders. I am respectful of other's belief systems and rejoice in their spiritual practice especially if it is different from my own. I am honored when others chose to share their struggles and joy and humbled to learn what they have to share. 

My schedule right now means that I have more time for offline requests than online. If you catch me online don't hesitate to message me. Other than that I will reply to messages as quickly as possible. 

Awareness of male survivors of sexual assault is a topic of special importance to me.   I am a male survivor of sexual assault. It is a delicate issue and men often feel isolated and alone in their struggle toward healing. I am happy to listen to any member with similar issues as long as you agree to accept referrals should you become too distressed with our conversation. I want you to have the best help possible and all the help you deserve in your path toward healing. 

Number of Ratings: 9
Number of Reviews: 6
Listens to Over 18
Languages English
Listener Since Aug 7, 2015
Last Active over 6 months ago
Gender Male
Progress Path Step 36
Cheers 6,996
People Helped 30
Chats 94
Group Support Chats 7
Listener Group Chats 2
Forum Posts 37
Forum Upvotes 55
Feedback & Reviews
Extremely helpful and understanding
Really caring listener!
Seriously one of the best listeners on this program! Super kind, considerate, informative, professional, and patient. So glad I connected with this listener! Really fantastic!
What a lovely guy. Very considerate and compassionate, and really helped me work through some confused thoughts and start to understand them. Just great.
Healing has begun here!
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Questions Answered
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June 28th, 2016 8:28am
How to talk to a therapist without your parents knowing?
April 15th, 2016 6:58am
How to forgive yourself for hurting someone?
May 8th, 2016 5:17pm
I'm dating someone with depression and anxiety. What to do?
June 25th, 2016 5:02am
How to get things done professionaly at work when I'm very depressed?
July 13th, 2016 9:31am
How do you know if you're truly happy?
July 13th, 2016 9:36am
How dangerous are the physical symptoms of a panic attack-when I have one I feel like I could die?
May 8th, 2016 6:09pm
Why does it feel like I'm dying whenever a panic attack hits?
July 12th, 2016 9:46am
How can I stop my hands shaking
April 9th, 2016 5:44am
How can I learn my triggers?
July 12th, 2016 9:49am
Is overthinking a mental disorder?
April 8th, 2016 7:30am
Should I tell my husband I cheated on him?
April 13th, 2016 8:27am
Everything in my life is messed up. Motivation works temporarily and I'm not suicidal but feel it's pointless to live like this. What should I do to feel hopeful?
July 20th, 2016 6:45am
Sexual attraction: What's the difference between romantic attraction and sexual attraction?
July 12th, 2016 9:39am
How can I explain homosexuality to my parents?
May 8th, 2016 5:50pm
How do you know if your bisexual?
June 29th, 2016 11:19am
How can I be a good ally to the LGBTQ+ community?
June 28th, 2016 8:31am
What is the best way to come out to your family?
June 28th, 2016 8:14am
I have always been confused on whether sexuality is attraction to a specific sex or a specific gender?
July 12th, 2016 10:01am
I am very confused about my sexuality. How can I determine what my sexuality really is?
April 9th, 2016 4:53am
How do I come out to my parents?
April 15th, 2016 7:10am
Why am I gay?
April 13th, 2016 8:36am
Does everyone secretly despise LGBTs although many openly claim to accept and love it, including LGBT members and allies? Are there really people who see LGBT as of equal worth as heterosexuals?
July 13th, 2016 9:22am
Is it my fault that my parents argued all the time and now hate each other?
July 12th, 2016 9:54am
How to make your parents stop arguing?
May 8th, 2016 6:16pm