friendlylittlefox |
Listener - Beginner 4

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Hello there! I am a trained listener with 7Cups who has been in the community for about five years. I've created a new account, and would love the opportunity to connect with you and lend an ear! I am a twenty-threeyear old woman who enjoys music, culture, travel, and gaming. I have more four-legged friends than two, but enjoy providing an empathetic, optimistic shoulder and helping others who just need someone to talk to - or someone to simply hear them out.





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Marriage
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Depression
Anxiety
Eating Disorders
Domestic Abuse

If I am online, please feel free to chat with me directly. If not, leave me a message and I will do my very best to get back to you within 24 hours or less! Please remember, if this is an emergency do not hesitate to contact one of the help lines below. You are number one in your life, and taking care of yourself is priority. There is always help available, no matter what the issue.

 



Kids Help Phone
+1 800-668-6868

Suicide Prevention Canada
http://suicideprevention.ca/thinking-about-suicide/find-a-crisis-centre/

LGBT Youthline
http://www.youthline.ca/
+1 800 268 9688 OR text to +1 647 694 4275

National Domestic Violence Hotline
+1−800−799−7233 OR text to +1−800−787−3224

Habitude Canada (Alcohol Abuse Helpline)
+1-877-523-8369

Drug and Alcohol Helpline (24 -Hours)
http://www.drugandalcoholhelpline.ca
+1-800-565-8603

National Sexual Assault Hotline
+1-800-656-4673
Live Chat: https://online.rainn.org/

Good2Talk Post-Secondary Student Helpline
+1-866-925-5454
www.good2talk.ca/

National Veterans Foundation Hotline
+1.888.777.4443

National Eating Disorder Association
+1-800-931-2237
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/

 

 

As a survivor of domestic abuse, I feel deeply invested in and connected to the cause. I had a troubled childhood, experiencing severe bullying and harrassment from peers, and suffering from Depression, Anxiety, and EDNOS from an early age. Things were never easy at home, and there were many dark days that all members of my family experienced and put one another through. Things were not good. And I was a ball of confusion, anger, angst, and self-harm for a very long time, which caused my mental health to rapidly decline up to my young adulthood. Little me was the embodiment of a black-ink scribble. I moved out of my parents home very young, at age seventeen, and began living with my ex-boyfriend, with whom I stayed for four years. Our relationship was unhealthy, and he was emotionally abusive - sometimes, it progressed to being physically and sexually. I drank heavily to numb the struggle. I developed a sexual addiction. I lost friends, family, and my education. I still struggled with all that I had before; intensified by the rut I had been stuck in with this poisonous person. Two years ago, I began on the path to self-rehabilitation and nurturing. I found the strength and the empowerment to leave the relationship that anchored me in this seemingly-endless black hole of self-destruction and misdirection. Today, I have defeated many of my demons, and have healthier, happier relationships with my family, my friends, and the amazing man who loves me. We all are followed by a little grey cloud, sometimes... but it doesn't have to hover above indefinitely. I've taken my present in to my own hands, and begun making changes for a better future; leaving the past where it belongs, and making peace with my previous selves.

Number of Ratings: 6
Number of Reviews: 3
Listens to Over 18
Languages English
Listener Since Dec 31, 2015
Last Active over 6 months ago
Gender Female
Progress Path Step 69
Cheers 2,393
People Helped 13
Chats 31
Group Support Chats 0
Listener Group Chats 0
Forum Posts 8
Forum Upvotes 12
Feedback & Reviews
She was really kind and personal, but still very professional and discreet. She responded to me right away and was attentive through the chat. It felt like confiding in a friend. I will talk to her again ASAP and definitely recommend her! Rae is awesome! And she saved my freindship with my BFF.
Was understanding, professional but still personal. Helped me so much
She is as insightful as she is kind and compassionate. I would highly recommend speaking with her!
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