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smileforawhile |
Listener - Scholar 4

Listener Rating
5.0 star rating

Hi there! My goal is to support you and hopefully lessen your burdens. I understand what it's like be broken down, to feel like there is no end to the pain, to the sorrow. However, I also understand what it's like to crawl out of the deep, dark hole that life can suck us into. I don't have all the answers, but I would love to be there for you when you need it the most. I want to show you that there is light at the end of the tunnel (and if you can't see it, I'll light your candle and hopefully provide you hope that there is an end to all the pain and suffering you are currently experiencing). 
If you want to chat, send me a message. If I'm not online, we can figure out a time that works best for both of us! 
"I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me."

Number of Ratings: 88
Number of Reviews: 19
Listens to Over 18
Languages English
Listener Since Aug 18, 2014
Last Active in last 6 months
Gender Female
Progress Path Step 594
Cheers 44,922
People Helped 138
Chats 460
Group Support Chats 0
Listener Group Chats 0
Forum Posts 319
Forum Upvotes 189
Growth Path Timeline
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    Listening is important Work
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    Member Welcome Program
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    Self Care Initiative
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    Emotional Wellness Test
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Feedback & Reviews
Very supportive and helpful, they've really been helping me relax and think about myself, I'm very happy I chose to talk with them!
Madison has been extremely helpful in helping me with my situation. She is kind, friendly, and emphatic. She seems to truly care about me and what I have to say. She will do anything to help you, no matter what. She directed me to great websites/resources. Madison is supportive and encouraging. She cares. She wants to help. If you have a problem, I highly suggest speaking with Madison, as she completely changed my outlook on things and has helped a great deal. Thank you for listening and for your time.
She's very intelligent and kind. I felt like she listened and cared.
helped abunch was able to go to topic to topic with extream help
Fantastic, thank you.
Really kind and helpful. Aided me in remaining positive and feeling okay about my situation.

Quickly provided feedback and suggestions about my situation!

Thankyou so much smileforawhile! ^_^
Extremely kindhearted and empathetic. Seemed to genuinely care about me and what I was going through. Madison's thoughtful responses made me feel comfortable enough to open up to her and made it seem like she was truly interested in helping. Thank you so much for your time; it's truly appreciated.
Extremely helpful and kind!
Very professional and helpful..! :)
Great listener
You're amazing for listening to me & trying to help the best you can. Thank you so very much!
One of the best listeners on 7 Cups
Meant the world to me to have someone who really cares.
Great person to talk to and will make you smile and bring sunshine into your day!
Thanks for letting me vent a little, I feel a little bit better now
Madison is a great person to talk to!
the support was amazing. this website has definitely helped me better than anyone I know.
Amazing. Very kind!!
Very understanding. Try's to help you in your situation no matter what it is, finds a way to look on the bright side.
Badges & Awards
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Questions Answered
What should I do when my depression starts getting severe or I start having suicidal thoughts?
November 4th, 2014 8:51pm
How can I stop being a control freak?
December 7th, 2014 3:46am
How can I remember that things will get better?
December 7th, 2014 3:48am
Why am I so depressed all of the time?
December 7th, 2014 3:52am
Why do I feel so unappreciated?
April 22nd, 2016 11:19pm
Why can't my parents understand that I am not choosing to be depressed?
August 18th, 2015 1:58am
How do you get over the feeling that people are laughing at you?
December 11th, 2014 1:58am
what is the bust way to recover from name calling?
December 11th, 2014 1:56am
How do I forget about bullies?
February 26th, 2015 12:13am
I haven't been bullied in a long time, but how do I get over the paranoia of getting bullied again?
February 26th, 2015 12:15am
Am I eating because I'm actually hungry or am I eating just to eat?
July 20th, 2015 2:22am
How do I help others to understand what it's like to have a panic attack when they have no idea?
February 26th, 2015 12:18am
How can I get rid of anxiety?
November 4th, 2014 8:49pm
Why do I have anxiety?
November 4th, 2014 8:53pm
I have a very public position, how can I deal with anxiety surrounding it?
December 7th, 2014 3:54am
What is the best way to get over anxiety due to fear of someone walking out of your life?
December 7th, 2014 3:47am
What are your personal strategies for coping with the symptoms of your anxiety?
December 7th, 2014 3:58am
Do people actually like me for me?
December 11th, 2014 1:55am
What's the best way to get over rejection from schools?
December 11th, 2014 1:57am
Who can get anxiety?
December 11th, 2014 2:02am
How can I talk to my family about my anxiety without them getting mad?
December 11th, 2014 1:54am
Is it normal for me to struggle with feeling as if I was never not good enough?
February 26th, 2015 12:19am
How do I get over wanting to contact my ex?
April 25th, 2016 2:07pm
How long does it take to get over someone?
November 4th, 2014 8:54pm
How do I know I should break up with my boyfriend or girlfriend?
October 15th, 2014 2:23am
What is the best way to break up with someone in a healthy way?
November 4th, 2014 8:46pm
How do I get her back without seeming desperate?
December 7th, 2014 3:49am
How do I get him back without seeming desperate?
December 7th, 2014 3:50am
How can I end an unhealthy relationship?
December 7th, 2014 3:51am
How can you unlove someone?
December 7th, 2014 3:56am
Why is it so hard to tell yourself that it is time to move on?
December 7th, 2014 3:57am
How can you tell that you have really moved on?
December 7th, 2014 3:55am
How can I move on from a breakup if I was certain he was the one?
November 30th, 2014 11:43pm
How should you deal with a breakup when you work together?
November 30th, 2014 11:40pm
How do I regain trust in the future?
November 30th, 2014 11:41pm
Am I good enough?
December 11th, 2014 1:52am
My mother always acts like we're in competition. What do I do?
August 18th, 2015 1:59am
How to stop hating your mother?
April 22nd, 2016 11:16pm
What do I do when my husband ignores me?
April 22nd, 2016 11:18pm