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Sventek

Sage 6
Listens to Over 18
Active in last week
*** Per 7 Cups policy, I do NOT accept Listener Support Chats.  You will need to change to your Member account for support. ***On 7 Cups of Tea - I was a 7 Cups Mentor, was a Chat Support Group Moderator, and I still assist with Relationship Support within Forums Only.I'm heading towards my Master's Degree in Psychology and plan to become a licensed therapist in the near future once licensing has completed.I'm a Specialist (I only cover these areas):* Relationships - Boyfriend/Girlfriend Husband/Wife Issues * All Aspects of Sexuality and Sexual Issues(If you have issues outside this area, I strongly encourage you to locate another Listener who is more equipped to handle your situation.)Qualifications:I hold several (6) degrees from regionally accredited universities and I'm also well read, easy to talk to, understanding, and have had a wealth of life experiences that makes talking to me simple... as someone who has probably been through some of the things that you have. I'm open-minded, motivational, and sometimes quite inspirational - providing those words that you may know you need to hear deep down, but unable to bring to the surface on your own. My words may not always be what you want to hear but you can depend on me to give you complete honesty. Also, I am not a judge or jury.  Confidentiality Statement:There is nothing you can say that will shock me. I take confidentiality VERY seriously. I will never tell anyone what you've shared with me in confidence. I'm here to provide a mirror, lamp, window, ladder, or a boat to a much more positive mental location than where you are now.Ground Rules for Discussions:1. I am not obligated to do anything other than listen to your issues.  I am NOT paid for this work.  I am, much like most on 7 Cups, a volunteer.  I volunteer spare time that I have in order to help people through very difficult issues.  Please maintain a high level of respect as a result.  My time is consumed with a full-time job that is not related to this site along with college work to complete my degree.  I volunteer for 7 Cups of Tea when I have the available time. 2. Simply because I listen to sexual situations or discussions is NOT an invite to engage in sexually stimulating conversation with me. I have a zero tolerance policy for this behavior. Our discussion is only therapeutic purposes and there are other sites where you can engage in this form of behavior if that is what you need - 7 Cups is not one of them.3. This is not Match.com. I am not interested in dating, meeting in real life, or sharing my personal information.4. Please keep your conversations to a maximum of 30 minutes to respect other members and guests - without prior approval for extensions.  Please understand in advance that our relationship is not any sense of a long-term relationship or replacement for in-person support, therapy, or psychiatric care.  I am also not equipped to provide to you on-going or long-term support of any type. 5. Please leave feedback!  Your feedback is very valuable.  My goal is to provide stellar service and I can only improve by your voicing your opinion on my delivery, approach, and professionalism. 6. I reserve the right to refuse service to anyone who is rude, profane, or disrespectful. 7. I am not politically correct.  I am not the Listener on 7 Cups that will gleefully tell you what you want to hear nor will I placate you with sweet nothings.  I tell it like it is, but I do try to be tactful about it.  Please note that if you connect with me, I'm going to be polite, professional, but I'm going to look at the situation from 360 degrees as best as I can to provide the best kind of support.  If you're looking for PC discussions, placating conversation, patting you on the back when it is not warranted - there are other Listeners on 7 Cups that will be more than happy to accept your request to chat. 8. If you are on your Listener Account, I will either request that you use your Member Account or not respond at all.  I used to request corrections, but I'm flooded with Listener requests for support which is against site policy.  I'd love to talk to you, but not on your Listener Account.  Thanks in advance.
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1309
United States

Alexlovesyou

Sage 5
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
Hey there! I'm Alex, I'm glad you found me on 7 cups of tea. I'm a trained active listener, and I support, and encourage teens struggling through depression, anxiety, sexual assualt, PTSD, breakups, OCD, family issues,  ADHD, Substance abuse, Bipolar disorder, Bullying, Chronic pain, Disabilities, Domestic violence, Eating disorders, Exercise motivation, Financial stress, Forgiveness, Getting unstuck, Grief, LGBTQ+, Loneliness, Parenting, PMD, and try my very best to be there and support you through the thick and thin. I enjoy preforming spoken word, writing, reading, and of course chocolate. I have overcame alot in this life, and am still working towards a better future! I want to change the world for the better, and I hope in just listening, and supporting other teens like me I can do that. I'm so happy you're here and I can't wait to talk to you! ------------------------------------------------------- Due to the recent gender update, and my personal disagreements with it I selected the prefer not to answer option, you can use He/Him or They/Them pronouns either one I'm okay with ------------------------------------------------------- Due to some recent health issues I have not been on seven cups as often as I wish I could be, if I'm not online however feel free to send me a PM anyways and i'll get back to you as soon as i possibly can. I'm sorry for any inconvience. -------------------------------------------------------
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2304
United States

UntilThen

Maven 3
Listens to Over 18
Active in last week
Hello, I'm Rose. I am a great person to talk to about serious and difficult issues. I do not have any topics which I am unable to handle or that make me uncomfortable. There is a list of topics I specialize in below the photo. I always do everything I can to create a non-judgmental and compassionate atmosphere. I will respond immediately to all personal chat requests if I am online, and will talk to you for as long as you need. I understand that for some, knowing the person they are talking to is an important piece of being comfortable sharing their feelings and experiences. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask. To read a bit more about me personally, scroll to the bottom of my profile page.   If I am offline you can: Make an appointment Find another listener or Locate outside mental health resources Fellow Listeners! I have written many guides on handling difficult topics, as well as having put to together an extensive resource guide for you to use. Do not hesitate to message me if you ever find yourself lacking resources. I can also help you become more involved in the listener community. Resource guide Guides on handling difficult topics "The meaning of life is to find your gift and the purpose of life is to give it away" - Unknown “You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and stars; you have a right to be here.” - Max Ehrmann “So then, the relationship of self to other is the complete realization that loving yourself is impossible without loving everything defined as other than yourself.” - Alan Watts “No one leaves home until home is a sweaty voice in your ear saying- leave, run away from me now. I don’t know what I’ve become, but I know that anywhere is safer than here.” - Warsan Shire “We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” - Carlos Castaneda       I specialize in helping with: - Abusive situations - - Drug-related issues -  - LGBTQ+ Issues including questioning and transgender issues - - Runaway support - - Psychosis - - Self-harm - - Sex-related issues (Puberty, fetishes, etc) - - Sexual assault - - Spirituality - I am also able to help with: - Anxiety -  - Depression - - OCD - - Relationship stress - Roles - Group Moderator - Internship Graduate - PTSD/Trauma - Verifiers team  Discussions I lead Teen Trauma support - Mondays at 10am EST   *Images by James R Eads   More about me I am a writer, a musician, and I love being outside. I spend most of my time reading, going on long walks, playing guitar, or kayaking in the river. I believe very strongly in being the change you want to see in the world, and I take a hard neutral stance on perception. I began living on my own at the age of 16, and have experience with homelessness, psychosis, sexual assault, abuse, and drug use - both healthy and unhealthy. I am a polyamorous person, which means that I practice consensual non-monogamy. I am passionate about harm reduction based drug education, and open sex-education which includes conversations about consent, relationships, and contraceptives. I enjoy spending time with people more than anything, and have an intrinsic drive to do all I can for the world. Some poetry I enjoy: The Desiderata            Home
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1071
United States

Power

Epitome 18
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
"Be the change you wish to see in the world"Time is the most valuable commodity★ I am a 7 Cups Safety CoordinatorI contribute to these Quality Projects★ Peer Support Project / Training★ Welcoming Team: I have personally provided resources and welcomed 6,680 New Listeners to the 7 Cups Community★ Safety Coordinator★ 7 Cups Ambassador ★ 7 Cups Internship Program★ Community Mentor Leader ★ Chatroom Mentor ★ Quality Mentor ★ Forum Mentor ★ Doorkeeper.
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5931
United States

AnyaS

Pinnacle 5
Listens to Teens
Active in last week
*Only taking self-harm chats at the moment! Feel free to PM me for support with this topic! **Life is a journey that everyone goes through. Think of it as a story told by you. There are many ups in life as well as many downs but it is up to the author of each story to determine the next chapter.* ~Anya Members/GuestMental health is important 365 days/year. Many people suffer from mental health issues but they are too afraid to speak about it because of the stigma all around us. But what’s harder than dealing with mental health issues, is pretending that you aren’t struggling. You shouldn’t have to pretend like you are always okay, out of fear that others will judge you or talk about you or think any less of you. No matter what you are dealing with, you are still you. The only thing that matters is that you know your strength and your courage, and let me tell you, everything that you are is more than enough, no matter who you are or what you are going through. So don’t be ashamed of any part of it. Your battles are what shape you into that strong and amazing person. And no matter what anyone tells you, it’s okay not to feel that you are strong and amazing every day. It’s okay not to believe it for a while. It’s okay to struggle. I assure you, you are not alone. Every single one of us goes through that at some point or another. I will always be here to listen to your story, and I will not ever judge you, or make you feel ashamed of what you are going through, or see you as anything less than the wonderful person you are. Because I know that at the end of the day, the one who has the courage to speak about it, is the one who is the strongest of them all. ListenersI want you all to remember that you guys are truly amazing. Spending time on here to help others during your free time shows dedication, compassion, and kindness on your part. Thank you so much for doing this. I know that all of our fellow members truly appreciate it! Got a question for me? Feel free to send me a message at any time and I will get back to you as soon as I can!My InvolvementChatroom Teen Star LeaderQuality Teen StarTeen Listener Teams Leader Listener Learning Support Team Leader (Teens)Self Harm Recovery Support Team Leader (Teens)Peer Supporter Group Moderator Chatroom DoorkeeperIt's a wonderful honor to have the opportunity to train others, to guide them while they learn and to be a friend throughout their journies! I am so thankful for all of my amazing mentees who are always willing to learn and who make everything I do on here worth it! It's a blessing to be able to witness your growth and watch you become the amazing listeners you are!Thank you to @summertimesamness and @Imogene , two of my mentees who made me these beautiful personalized cards! I truly appreciate the time you took to make these! It really touches my heart that you guys did this! @summertimesamness@Imogene
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866
Canada

LeetheUnicorn

Exemplar 2
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
Hey amazing human beings, yes even you are amazing! My name is Lee and I am non-binary, so I go by they/them pronouns. I believe that everyone who comes in this world deserves support and am glad to be your support! My schedule is always changing so I may not be able to answer you right away but I promise I will try to respond when I can. If you want a 45min chat time you can message me to schedule that time!  For listeners: I am a Chatroom, Forum and Teen Transitioning Mentor! Currently I am accepting mentees but specifically those who have goals to become peer support or to become a mentor yourself! If you if those then please don't hesitate to message me! If you don't you can message me but I won't be as responsive  ​​​​​ Roles and Teams: Forum Mentor ☆ Forum Supporter ☆ Peer Support ☆ Adult & Teen Chatroom Mentor ☆ Teen Transitioning Mentor ☆ Global Group Support Moderator ☆ Q&A Team ☆ Safety Patrol ☆ Wiki Team 
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939
United States

Tazzie

Exemplar 6
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
“A champion is defined not by their wins but by how they recover when they fall.” Hello! My name is Tazzie. You can also call me Taz. I am a 7 Cups Sub-Community Ambassador. Other roles I’m part of, include: ❑ Community Mentor Leader ❑ Adult & Teen Quality Mentor ❑ Adult & Teen Chatroom Mentor ❑ Forum Mentor ❑Teen Transition Mentor I invite you all to join and participate in the following sub-communities:Safety & Knowledge Community at 7 Cups Young People of Color Community Veterans & Military Support Community
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832
United States

CaringBrit

Marvel 14
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
About me Hey all my names Brit. I’ve been a listener for a lil while now I'm a verified ATL too I'll only take chats for one hour slots at a time if you need regular we will set up a time and date after every chat i take Always accepting long term members . id prefer SCHEDULED chats only you can use the book now at bottom of bio if you cant see this pm me and ill give you the link for it .since im super busy with my other roles i dont take chats after 5pm EDT thanks for understanding Teams I’m On Peer supporter this is for the listeners who get rough chats we also can support the Mentors in answering any questions you may have Group Moderator Support teams : Disability Support,Anxiety Support , Teen Trauma Support and Teen Disability & Adult Disability.Support times of these sessions tuesday 11pm GMT Teen Trauma, Thursday 10pm GMT Disability Adult , Friday 8pm GMT Disability Teen , Saturday 9pm GMT Anxiety Support and events team doing DJin both the events teams for listeners & the members rooms I’m also a Trained Verified Listener passed the VL mock chat and done the training recently to join the Verifier team to verify others if you’d like to become verified or want to know more message me :) VL team Chat Support i can give ongoing chat support if you are Stuck in a chat also able to give basic mentoring Project Agent for VL (1-1 trainings and member checkins ) Group Mod Buddy Q&A approval team (Answers) Peer Supporter Buddy ATL (Adult Teen Listener Forum Supporter Disability Forum Support A&G Forum Support for Trauma Subcom Safety Patrol Team checking profiles follow guidelines & Feed Team Feed Team TOZ Support Team Leader of Anxiety Support my colead is @VickyP My Listener Twins are : MagicallySmiles50 , PalmTreesNRainbows, BeckyisHere ( bunny twinny) and RumpleSteeleSkin Please click below on the book now if you wish to book a chat with me
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1102
United Kingdom

vivelespatates

Exemplar 7
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
FRENCH ONLY - FRANÇAIS SEULEMENTJe prend que les chats en français, I only take chats in french,Click Here to find experienced listeners who speak your language.FRENCH ONLY - FRANÇAIS SEULEMENT   Bonjour! Je suis patate! Je peux vous apporter écoute, support et réconfort dans les sujets suivants:- Gestion du poids- Autisme/TSA- Adopter un mode de vie sain- Tout autre sujet selon vos besoinsEnvoie-moi un message!- J'accepte les nouveaux membres (adolescents et adultes)- J'offre du support à court et long terme- Possibilité de prendre rendez-vousJe ne prend PAS de chats sur les sujets suivants:  Relations (amoureuses ou autre), Ruptures, Fantasmes sexuelsFRENCH ONLY - FRANÇAIS SEULEMENT   Écoutants:  Je peux aussi vous aider! Visitez ma bio de mentor pour plus d'informations- Mes Twins sont @PoliteOcean, @musicalMagic, @LeetheUnicorn, @Tigrionok, @caringFox09, @ocean et @AutumnLeigh. FRENCH ONLY - FRANÇAIS SEULEMENT
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1579
Canada

Jenna

Epitome 19
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
Hello, I'm Jenna. I've been here for 5 years and it has been an impactful time in my life both for my own well-being and having the privilege to support others. My main focus on chat topics is anxiety, bipolar depression, DID, and trauma chats. You can find a full list of topics I support down below under categories. I work almost non-stop at my real life job which unfortunately has a huge impact on my availability. For this reason, I am not able to take on long-term members at this time until I am able to find a balance. So, we can have a 1 time chat if I am available. ♥I only take scheduled chats for 1 hour a day with current long-term members♥   My InvolvementActive Listening 1 Ambassador Depression Support Team Feed Team Peer Support Safety Patrol Support Room Mentor Verifying ListenersMy Twinderfuls@asthebeesays @coolvibes @fluffyUnicorns84 @Teagan @wonderfulPumpkin71
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4821
United States

coolvibes

Marvel 3
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
Welcome to my Igloo, Please, come sit by the fire and relax with me for a while.... Hello, thanks for finding me on 7cups. I promise to do my best to help you feel heard. I look forward to speaking with you so just leave a message.I have had an exciting adventure continuing to grow as a listener. I enjoy meeting new people and sharing moments of their day with them. I live with the philosophy that you're never too old to learn something new. Being open to learning is what keeps us young mentally, no matter how fragile our bodies get. I look forward to chatting with you!!Twin listener: Jenna, jovial, lissy,PalmtreeNRainbows, and Pamharley I am a quality Mentor, Peer Supporter, Group Mod, Chat Support Mentor, Adult/teen listener I participate in these teams: (Teen ) Friendship Room, Support Team 35 and Over
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2101
Greenland

MonBon

Virtuoso 12
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active 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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1259
United States