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MonBon

Genius 5
Listens to Teens & Over 18
in last week
Be sure to check my feed for updates! If there is a post saying I'm gone, then I will be gone - if not, I will get back to you as soon as possible ^^I would like to warn you that I primarily support in the forums. This means I am not taking member chats at the moment. However, if you are interested in becoming a forum supporter, I am more than happy to discuss that ♥Hey, I go by Mon Bon. I'm here to listen/guide/whatever you need! I hope you get through whatever is bothering you :)My hugs are always free and only a request away~This is an LGBTQ+ friendly profile.If you are a listener, I am a peer support who is more than willing to listen to you after a difficult chat.If you're a listener who would like to reach out to a quality mentor on your behalf or someone else's, use this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1oeZA5FmCGw4UeV6Yjmv0ZCurow72WzqpbaRd1F0klkA/viewformNo amount of guilt can solve the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.Hoodies are comfortable and will protect you from the storms of life.Cupiversary - June 8th, 2014.Mentorversary - October 5th, 2014a) picture of twins; left, bunnypants; right, monbon
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1395
United States

Annalia

Proficient 3
Listens to Over 18
over 6 months ago
****Currently not taking on new chats as I am applying for masters programs. If you need to, message me and I will do my best to get back to you asap! If I haven't gotten back to you in 3-5 days please send me another message.**** Hello my name is Anna and I am a twenty-two year old biology healthcare and neuroscience student in Wisconsin. I am getting my degree in genetic counseling. I have always been a listener to those in need and I hope to continue to be so for the rest of my life. I have experience with anxiety and depression as well as other mental illnesses. In addition I am a trained sexual assault victim advocate and human trafficking advocate. I know first hand what it's like to live with anxiety and panic attacks. I know life isn't always easy and I want to be there to walk in your shoes if even for a short time. You'll never walk alone. "'Cause if there's one thing in life, that I've learned so far, It's that we're all a little stronger than we think we are. And you can bend a little farther, or you can stay just how you are." - 'Who You Are' Paradise Fears Although I am unable to be online all the time feel free to send me a message and we can set up a time to talk! I look forward to chatting with you!
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593
United States

Anomalia

Paragon 13
Listens to Teens & Over 18
in last week
New job at work has me traveling more, plus life events mean that I'll be away a bit more over time.  I'll still try to respond to messages if possible, but will be unavailable for live chats and more delayed in responses from: - July 11-14 - July 19-28 Otherwise, my normal availability will stand - I can schedule one hour live chat appointments Monday-Thursday during the day (10am-6pm Eastern) and will try to respond to messages within 24-48 hours, with slightly slower times on weekends as I do not typically log in here Friday-Sunday much.  -------------------------------------------------------------------------  Hi all, I'm glad you've found my profile here! I truly love to listen and help others, and am particularly versed in eating disorders, work stress, and sexual assault, though happy to discuss anything, including sexual issues / sexuality. If you feel like you could use some extra support or help working through a problem, please reach out! You can start a chat with me if I'm online or to message me if I'm not and we can set up a time. I'm in the US in Central Time and somewhat flexible during the day Monday-Thursday. I'm hard to catch sometimes, so plan to set up an appointment with me.  I'm also open to messaging back and forth not live, but more frequently, if that's preferable for you. If you see me in the forums, you'll know I have a few favorite quotes around recovery and strength that I throw around all the time, so I'll share them here, too. "You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think" "Never forget you are worth more than the value you place on yourself." "Every day might not be a good day but there is good in every day." Much love to all, Anomalia
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5627
United States

AstronomySkies

Helper 10
Listens to To Teens
in last week
- Note: I am less active on the weekends, I apoligize. - Hello and welcome to 7Cups. It's so nice to meet you. I'm AstronomySkies, one of many active listeners here. You can call me AstronomySkies, Astro, Astronomy, or Skies, any of these are fine by me. If you ever need to chat, feel free to send me a message and I'll be sure to respond as soon as I can.  "I will find my way. I can go the distance." - Hercules (Hercules) Everyone has their own battles that we must find a way to overcome, but that doesn't mean we have to go through it alone. We can lend a hand or an ear to help out others through their situations, or ask for help in our own.  "The Past can Hurt, but... you can either Run From It, or Learn From It." - Rafiki (The Lion King) I created my first account on 7Cups as a member in 2015, but that one has since been lost. My current member account has been around since 2017 and it took me a while to decide I wanted to become a listener. It was always a goal, ever since I joined 7Cups, I think that I have so much to give back and help out as a listener. I know that 7Cups has helped me get through things and I want to do the same for others.  "Who says my dreams have to stay just dreams?" - Ariel (The Little Mermaid) I'm a 17 year old who goes to high school, and has a partime job. I have an amazing boyfriend that I have been close friends with for around 4 years now, and we just recently decided to start dating. He, along with my other friends, makes sure I attend my therapy appointments. I go to therapy for nightmares, social phobia and depression. I am pansexual, polyamourous, and genderfluid. I have two dogs and a cat, they are my adorable floof babies. I adore anything that has to do with astronomy or the stars. Can you tell? Lmao. I'm passionate about psychology, forensics and other law enforcement related studies. I love to read, write, draw and paint. I practice combined yoga and meditation.  I have a pretty busy schedule, so I won't be on all the time. But I'll be back asap.  "If you focus on what you left behind, you'll never see what lies ahead." - Gusteau (Ratatuoille) I will take chats covering a range of topics. Including anxiety*, bullying, depression*, forgiveness, LGBTQ+*, loneliness, managing emotions, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic attacks*, PTSD/Trauma*, relationship stress, self-esteem, self-harm*, social anxiety*, spirituality, and student life. 
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44
United States

Aventurina

Virtuoso 7
Listens to Over 18
over 6 months ago
Everyone can do with a little less judgement. Let's make that crazy diamond inside of you, shine once more! Hug O' War I will not play at tug o' war I'd rather play at hug o' war, Where everyone hugs Instead of tugs Where everyone giggles And rolls on the rug, Where everyone kisses And everyone grins And everyone cuddles And everyone wins. ~ Shel Silverstein
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1929
Malta

bestTruth96

Scholar 6
Listens to Over 18
over 6 months ago
Hi, I am Liz. I have a Bachelors of Science in Psychology. I hope to get a Masters in Clinical Psychology, PysD and to become a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist. I have four years of experience working in the mental health field. My main focus was on eating disorders: anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, over exercising, but am very knowledgeable in all area of mental health. I have attended ANAD, AA, NA, EA and EDS meetings and am familiar with 12 step programs. I have a very diverse background and family history. I can relate to a lot of different situations.
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568
United States

BobsRattledPan

Scholar 8
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Hello, I'm Bob.I will be gone on vacation July,10th Wednesday until July, 20th Monday. I will pick up messages in the evening, but I will not be available for chats. I have been clinically diagnosed with deep depression, high anxiety, ADHD and as I look at the list I have checked off, I have personal experiences in all of these areas. My point is that my personal struggles have been great in my life and I have overcome or made peace with them. I call them my psychological scars. They are apart of who I am, what I am capable of and accomplishment. I offer those experiences as proof of my commitment to those that I touch here at 7 cups. I like to write. I like helping people and enjoy having information to share, my schedule is pretty open, and most importantly, I have used 7 Cups myself, so I am a grateful client, too. We control this moment and it alone. It is what we experience clearly now that will dictate tomorrow.   
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851
United States

Cadence

Virtuoso 11
Listens to Over 18
in last week
I am on a break until further notice. I am not taking any new mentees, members or projects; thank you for understanding. My name is Cadence, but you can call me Cadie if you'd like. I've been here for over two years, so I'd like to say I'm pretty well-versed on the ropes of 7Cups. If you have any questions at all, feel free to let me know. Not one judgment will be passed here. This is a safe space, where you can free your mind, and let go of the things that may have been bothering you for a long while. I am a firm believer that every single person on this entire world deserves a voice, and deserves to be heard. While I can't solve every problem you're going through, I can be there for you. I won't make you feel unwanted. Please feel free to strike up a chat; I will reply as soon as I can. You've made a huge step by just coming here, and I'm proud of you for taking that initial leap. It's the hardest, and you've done it. It's an amazing feat. My listening specialties:♥ LGBTQ+♥ Depression♥ Grief♥ College Life♥ Motivation♥ Self Harm My site Involvement:♥ I am a community mentor leader, and a quality and forum mentor. I do different projects relating to these three leadership positions. ♥ Community Mentor Leader: I am the general leader of the Appreciation Team, along with the amazing @fluffyUnicorns84 and @Jack. If you would like to join, please click here. For all other questions relating to the team, please reach out via PM. I'm more than happy to answer any questions. ♥ Quality: I am the general leader (in-process) for the Listener Written Guides project. I also partake in the Anonymous Evaluation project, and will occasionally pick up a few Quality Coaching chats.  ♥ Forum: I adore the forums, so you will likely see me contributing to the conversation in some sort of way. I edit posts to ensure confidentiality, I remove posts and threads that could be considered harmful to the community, and I work with fellow forum mentors to ensure that the forums are the best place they can be. I am also always open to new projects and ideas, so if you ever need more manpower behind a project, or need someone to fill a leadership position/add contributions, let me know.   I love you, little flowers <3 Listener twin: @Iara has been my sister from pretty much day one; she's one of the most amazingly spirited people I have ever met, and I love her dearly; if you speak with her you'll be in good hands. Superhero twin: @Jack is nothing short of a full-fledged superhero. His optimism, encouragement, love and enthusiasm are enough to make anyone smile for ages. Jack is a beautiful person who I wholeheartedly adore; I am forever indebted to him for his support, kindness and grace. I like him more than cake and naps. <3 Twin sister: @ZaraSmiles is a beacon of light and peace for all who come her way. Her elegance and compassion alone are enough to humble anyone. She's insightful, intelligent, sweet as candy, and overall just someone I truly aspire to be like one day. <3 Forum Goddess Twin @Rebecca is one of the most intelligent and wonderfully amazing people I've ever met. Her insight brings so much to the table, and she never ceases to amaze me with her grace and finesse. Anyone would be lucky to call her a friend!
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2605
United States

Caotn97

Helper 10
Listens to Over 18
over 6 months ago
Hello! I'm glad you've found me on 7 Cups of Tea. I'm a trained active listener and I am here to support you and help you through whatever you are going through as we all feel unsure or out of place at times. I have been through quite a bit myself and have helped many close and other who I have grown close with by helping them through anything they needed. For I am here to help in anyway I can to help not only you but to help myself learn more and to only get better at helping with anything I can . If I'm online, then please feel free to shoot me a message and start a chat. If I'm offline, then send me a message and I will get back when I can and we can set up a time to connect. But always remember no issue is a stupid issue, you all matter to someone and in some way.
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52
Canada

caringSmiles20

Intermediate 6
Listens to Over 18
in last 6 months
Hi, I am caringSmiles. :-) I believe compassion and love can do wonders in an individual's life and can change the world as well. I feel, contributing here on 7 cups as healing for me. From my life experiences I have learnt to fight staying solution oriented and letting go the pain. I enjoy beautiful nature and love to help others. It gives me immense joy to brighten up someone's day. I am not an online therapist, but I can help you by listening to you compassionately and non-judgmentally. :-)
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173
India

caringSunset33

Beginner 5
Listens to Over 18
in last 6 months
Hi, I am a very good active listener and I've completed courses in my professional life in the art of listening and people skills. I have a loving heart and non- judging spirit. I love adventures and trying new things. I am a dancer, insurance professional, and trained negotiator in legal matters concerning personal injury liability.
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38
United States

Citta

Intermediate 3
Listens to Over 18
over 6 months ago
[Away Message] Dear people, thank you for your message. I'm currently on a break due to my work and studies. Please leave me a message and I will reply them when I have the time. If you need immediate assistance, please contact other available listeners. Take good care! -- Hello! My name is Citta. I work for a charity, having finished my masters in health care law. I have previously had experiences as a storyteller for children with cancer and as an assistant teacher. I'm a determined dreamer, a firm believer in kindness, and I aim to develop my career in the field of health care law. I've personally dealt with my anxiety, depression and chronic illnesses. For years I hid my voice until one day I found a safe space to talk and started to live peacefully. I benefited a lot from therapy -- I love learning about feelings, emotions, and the insights of the human mind. I understand how hard it can be to live with difficult feelings and I believe that it's nice to be kind and compassionate to one another. Through 7Cups, I feel appreciated and honoured to listen to your stories. By sharing, we both learn and grow positively together, hopefully. If I'm online, then please feel free to start a chat, anytime you feel ready and I'll listen to you. If I'm offline, then send me a message and we can set up a time to connect over a cup of tea (it's true - I always drink tea). I am so grateful that you come across this helpful site. Have a lovely day!
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353
United Kingdom