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It can sometimes be difficult to find support from family members, friends, or like minded people. While you might have a best friend or a support system and network such as groups on social media, you might want to seek support without any social interaction.

Our listeners provide emotional support through active listening. Active listening helps process your emotional distress. The following page can be filtered to seek listeners who provide long-term help and support. You can also browse listeners according to your preferred language as well as for different topics amongst other filters.

7 Cups is a chat site/app that has different options to find a good listener. You can meet new people and text chat with other individuals going through tough times - you are not alone! Everyone goes through a hard time at some point in their lives and we are here for you. Whether you are facing relationship problems, panic attacks, struggling with substance abuse, loneliness, depression, anxiety, or any other mental health issue, our site/app is a safe space based on confidential, anonymous support.

A good idea is to consider what form of support you would like in the first place - we have plenty of options to explore and one of the best ways is to give them a try to find out what works for you. We understand that different people have different needs and preferences. All these support services are appropriate for different situations.

This page can help you seek a trained active listener to talk to through 1-on-1 conversations. These listeners come from different walks of life and all are ready to offer a compassionate listening ear to people who would like to talk to someone else. You can select their username to view their detailed profile page with their shared bio and other information such as whether they have lived experience of mental health conditions or topics, their reviews, as well as their training and other badges. While our listeners do not provide direct advice, their support can help you vent your feelings and concerns in a safe space and you can work together to figure out healthy coping tools.

Listener conversations can vary in duration according to your listener's and your personal availability. Some listeners have the option to schedule chats with them in advance. You can always browse for listeners and leave them a message so that they can get back to you with their availability.

There are several other ways you can find someone to talk to at 7 Cups. These include the group chats and subcommunities. We are glad you are taking the first step towards support!

Our group chat rooms are online chat rooms that serve as different support groups where you can send text messages 24/7. We are a global community with people from all over the world. Some chat rooms include the Sharing Circle room, which is a non-judgemental safe space based on the traditions of AA and similar support groups. This space can prove helpful if you need a group of people to talk to who can listen and get to know you over a long time. Sharing your feelings and experiences as well as listening to those of others can help feel supported. You can expand your support network and make online supportive friends and connections!

On the other hand, if you would like to interact with people and talk to someone over forums, we have dedicated subcommunities for over 45+ topics covering a wide range of mental illness support topics through various sub-forums. Our subcommunities provide support, awareness, events, as well as opportunities to participate in light-hearted icebreakers.

Apart from the above mentioned mental health services at 7 Cups, we have affordable therapy options allowing you to seek online therapy for mental health problems with an online therapist, licensed psychologist, and other mental health professionals. This support is affordable as compared to other online and offline services or other options like support through insurance companies. Therapists are also available to talk to throughout the week on working days.

While our community can help support you after you have lost someone else to suicide, 7 Cups is not to be used in the state of active/passive suicidal thoughts - for such cases, please visit helpful resources such as the Samaritans or National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. For a complete list of helpful resources, click here.

If you would like to gain further insight and helpful information about different mental health topics, you can visit our Community Questions and Answers pages, or read our Expert Mental Health News and Advice articles. Other main features you can explore include our self-help guides and growth paths based on treatment protocols available for free!

The bottom line is, you are never alone - 7 Cups is a community aiming to provide compassion on a global scale. There are various ways to talk to someone at 7 Cups. These include 1-on-1 conversations based on active listening and support through trained listeners, group chats with support discussions and Sharing Circles, and the subcommunity forums. Other features that you may find helpful include the growth paths, community questions and answers, as well as expert advice sections.

Lysandra

Epitome 16
Listens to To Teens
in last week
Hello, I'm Lysandra. It's a great pleasure of mine to be a listener here on 7 Cups as I have always been passionate about supporting others. My main areas of expertise are anxiety, depression, LGBTQ+ issues, loneliness, student life, and general mental health. If you would like to chat with me, feel free to send me a message and we can arrange a time to chat, or if you prefer, have offline conversations. Otherwise, thank you for reading my profile, and I hope you have a nice day.
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3071
United States

Sventek

Marvel 2
Listens to Over 18
in last week

2191
United States

Hashib22

Pinnacle
Listens to Over 18
in last week
As salamu alaikum  The best listener of 7 cups doesn't like to waste his time, so please come to the best one when you have a real problem.  
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7016
Bangladesh

Glitterybaby

Veteran 1
Listens to Over 18
in last week
BIO IS IN PROGRESS
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795
Germany

YouLifeMatter

Veteran
Listens to Over 18
in last week
I offer a warm and non-judgmental space for you to share anything 💙 . I am empathic and very open minded.  I love to make people smile it makes me happy...I am introvert                  If you're dealing with a lot, you can share it with me. I know that doesn't solve your problems but I hope it help your relax and be calm for a bit. Sometimes all it takes is a conversation to help you feel a little bit brighter.         💙 IT's OK IF ALL YOU DID TODAY WAS SURVIVE.💙                                                                              
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2640
India

calmRose33

Proficient 7
Listens to Over 18
in last month
HI There Nice to Meet You, I am kerry! I would like to say how brave and strong you are right now for even taking the leap to come here the first step in reaching out for some support and a listening ear from me, I have been in my own therapy so I know how dificult it is to be vulnerable and fragile I know how tough it can be to be open about whats going on but I want you to know that I have been on the other foot I have experienced my own fare share and alot in my life and I know how difficult it is to even come here and I want to thank you for making that step.   On the 27th Febuary 2016 I began my journey being as an Active Listener providing emotional support to my members we build a safe confidential environment within our chats so my members are able to fully express themselves. We build a good trusting rapport that provides a space for my members to feel comfortable to talk and for me to listen in a compassionate way we work together to make sense of the experiences my members are facing so they are able to see in a clear way and able to understand themselves a lot better. I provide genuine care support with a unique empathetic approach that my members are able to reach to me for consistent support and encourage my members to find other healthy ways of coping better with their struggles.I help them recognise there achievements and we build upon goals that they can work towards building a better positive path in which I support them throughout. I have learnt alot over my time as a Listener and the kind of difficulties my members may face and it helps me to understand the complexities of these difficulties and know that every experience is different so I am very open minded and don’t judge a person or any situation I explore and gain a deeper understanding of what one self is going through and how they are really feeling. I have a deep insightful mind where I am self aware of myself which means I am able to easily empathetically connect with others naturally on a deep level. You are not alone in this journey lets grow together <3 thank you for reading lovelys. I have a Diploma In Bereavement and Grief Counselling I have a Diploma in Counselling Skills and I am working on my personal therapy and furthering my study as one day I want to be a counsellor/therapist.     
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1164
United Kingdom

VintageLatika

Epitome 16
Listens to Over 18
in last month
My achievement is not what I have.My introduction is not what I do.It is but "who I am." I am a Happy Soul , who loves to love love and love to spread love and hope. According to me, “Love is the panacea for all our ailments. Love heals, binds us and conquers all.”I believe I was put on this Earth to guide disheartened people back to love and light.If you have any issues related to relationship,loneliness and breakups,please don’t hesitate to contact me.I will be happy and grateful to offer you help and support.I assure you that “You will be heard. You will be understood and you will be made to realize that change is possible.” I want to help you to brighten up the dark spots,and will for sure hold the hope for you until you believe again.  Few Don’ts 1. I will not be taking any other issues besides bullying,getting unstuck,breakups,relationship stress and self-esteem.2. Please don’t copy paste your life stories. It blocks my eyes.3. Please avoid issues of sexual nature.4. I have zero tolerance for rude or disrespectful behaviour. I hope I am able to help you to come back to normal life. Smiles and Love                                                                                                                                 
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12100
India

ItsPreeti

Pinnacle 11
Listens to Over 18
in last month
 √ THIS IS  JOVIAL -JOVIAL MEANS CHEERFUL AND FRIENDLY.  (SCROLL BELOW FOR COVID DESTRESS & COVID PROTECTION  SUGGESTIONS)LISTENER NAME : IT'SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS PREETY  insIde you~ It'sPreetii LOVE PURPLE COLOURI LOVE TALKING ABOUT ILLUSIONARY VAMPIRESWELL,THIS COVID 19 HAS TAKEN ALL MY DESIRES TO HAVE ICECREAMS,SO I DON'T TAKE COVID 19 SUPPORT BECAUSE SOMEWHERE LACK OF ICECREAMS(LOT OF COVID AROUND ME) IS AFFECTING ME INTO GETTING SAD . SINCE I WANT TO HELP YOU ~SO RIGHT NOW LET ME GET OUT OF THIS SAD ~TANGLED I WILL  READ ALL THE FLUFFY PENDING CONVERSATIONS LATERFOR NOW I AM AVOIDING ANY PMS WHETHER U R MEMBER OR LISTENER  COVID PROTECTION TIPS ❤️ 1. STOP WEARING MASK UNDER YOUR CHIN ITS NOT CHIN REST .  2. STOP WEARING MASK UNDER YOUR NOSE,ITS NOT NOSE REST. I 3. MASK SHOULD COVER NOSE AND CHIN. 4. STOP EATING OUTSIDE 5.  BE HAPPY THAT YOU HAVE A HOME 6.CANT COOK, LAME EXCUSE, READY MADE FOOD IS EASILY AVAILABLE . 7. WASH YOUR HAND 8. TAKE BATH 9. EAT EGG OR COTTAGE CHEESE 10, VACCINE YOURSELF AND ISOLATE YOURSELF FOR 1-2 days since you will be exposed to crowd. 11. WATER WATER DRINK WATER DRINKSUGGESTIONS FOR YOUR WELLBEING IN ORDER TO DESTRESS TO COVID STRESS:1. NO NEWS (IF YOU NEED TO BE UPDATED JUST SURF THE NET AND THEN THROW IN TRASH BIN) 2. DO NOT KEEP A TRACK OF DEATH TOLL3. EAT GOOD FOOD4. KEEP IMMUNE SYSTEM HEALTHY 5. DON'T THINK/COMPARE  OF LIFE AFTER OR PRE-CORONA6. LISTEN TO AWESOME MUSIC OR SING TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR. 7. TAKE A PEN ~LIMIT YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA TIME AS THAT'S ANOTHER WAY OF INVITING STRESS.8. DON'T THINK HOW THIS 2020 YEAR IS ~THE YEAR HAS NOT ENDED AND THERE ARE RACES FOR VACCINESS9. DANCE TO CRY TO BE HAPPY TO BE SAD10. PLAY LOT OF GAMES OR GET A PRO AT A GAME WHETHER IT'S CHESS. AND AND AND JUST DON'T HAVE A DALOGNA COFFEE ~HAVE WEIRD COFFEE ~ PUT SOME NUTELLA IN COFFEE OR HAVE PUT CAPSICUM IN COFFEE BE A WEIRDO ! THESE ALL ARE MY PERSONAL SUGGESTIONS AND NOT AN ADVICE . __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Hello !  I am interested in genuine chats or light hearted  chats but all chats have to be in a limit of decency.  √  DOES NOT OFFER COVID19 SUPPORT      
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1145
India