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DancingAlong

Virtuoso 12
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
~~~~I currently have limited availability, but I will respond to requests as able!  ~~~~  Hello! I am a 25 year old healthcare worker who has dealt with a variety of mental health issues (depression, anxiety, insomnia, and an eating disorder). I also have an extensive trauma background that provides me a unique perspective. I have learned to manage my conditions through therapy, medication, exercise, and healthy friendships. I'd love to chat with you about anything you'd like to share!  Things I do on 7 Cups:   Chatrooom Mentor --  Quality Mentor -- Teen Quality Mentor -- Verified Listener Team -- Peer Support   My listener twins are @WalrusWasPaul and @SouthernFlame :)  And yes, my profile picture is me! I used to be a professional dancer and that's a shot of me lying down on stage during rehearsal.        
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1930
United States

Philbear

Advanced 3
Listens to Over 18
Active over 6 months ago
Today I Become YOUR New Best Friend! My AMAZING twin for life is MrsBrownEyes. Hey there! My name is Phillip, I am a 7 Cups Of Tea Intern, and starting from this very moment I wish to become your new trusted friend who has both been through, seen first hand and dealt with issues ranging from: Alcohol/Drug Abuse, Eating Disorders, Family Stress, Panic Attacks as well as Self-Harm and who feels that with his years of experience in dealing with these sensitive topics is confident that he can assist you or at least lessen the burden of your issues. My main areas of expertise and a keen constant focus for me are: Anxiety, Breakups, Bullying, Depression and Managing Emotions. Helping people help themselves is what drove me to not only become a trained active listener, but to also excel in all fields thereof and constantly better myself to be the best listener I can be for each and every one of the unique souls calling out for support. Availability: My internship hours are from 8AM-12PM UTC/GMT+2 Monday through Friday. Though I am online due to my work from 8AM-10PM UTC/GMT+2 and may be available for chats during that period of time. I am generally off weekends as it is the only time I actually get to wind down myself, however in certain situations/emergencies I may be available as needed. I have converted the above times to a couple of popular timezones for sake of ease, first set of times are my official internship hours and the second set of times are my optional hours that I may or may not be available on (though response priority is given to existing members/listeners after hours). Australia (Perth)/China (Shanghai)/Singapore (Singapore): 14:00-18:00 / 14:00-04:00. Brazil (Manaus)/Canada (Montreal)/United States of America (New York): 02:00-06:00 / 02:00 - 16:00. Croatia (Zagreb)/France (Paris)/Germany (Berlin): 08:00-12:00 / 08:00-22:00. Ireland (Dublin)/Portugal (Lisbon)/United Kingdom (London): 07:00-11:00 / 07:00-21:00. Lebanon (Beirut)/Romania (Sibiu)/Russia (Moscow): 09:00-13:00 / 09:00-23:00. If I am online feel free to click on the [ Chat Now] button, else if I happen to be offline then please don't hesitate to click on the [ Leave Message] button and I will get back to you as soon as possible, PROMISE! More about MrsBrownEyes: As the alias hints, she has brown eyes! She also happens to be my very dear twin (which means we work together as a team to support each other in our endeavour to help others and share accountability for each other). I'm going to label the whole outcome of this to "fate" as nothing else but that wonderful wizard can ensure such two like-mind individuals can meet up, follow the exact same path AND handle a situation in the exact same way... It was twin at first sight for us! I am truly ecstatic! Jasmine. ❤ -04/07/15. I am looking forward to being able to make a difference in your life! Until we chat, please just remember that you are an AMAZING person, that you were handpicked and placed to be on this world to overcome obstacles and fulfill goals which only you can, destined to do great things. It will be my honour to make your acquaintance, to guide you in the shadows and see you rise up as you assume your rightful place amongst humanity!
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425
South Africa

Dillion

Exemplar 5
Listens to Over 18
Active over 6 months ago
Dillion's Schedule for PM's02/20/17 In office between 5PM - 9PM EST02/21/17 Out of Office02/22/17 In office between 4PM - 9PM EST02/23/17 In office between 4PM - 9PM EST02/24/17 In office between 4PM - 9PM EST02/25/17 In office between 4PM - 9PM EST02/26/17 In office between 4PM - 9PM EST02/27/17 In office between 4PM - 9PM EST02/28/17 Out of Office03/01/2017 In office between 4PM - 9PM EST Please note that I may have a delayed reply to PM's for about 3-5 days due to my PM volume.      If you're an intern, and you need your hours checked, please e-mail me with the following information, and the subject as Listener Hours Request: (My email is Dillion@7cups.com)Listener Username: Date your Internship Started:  How many times you have checked your hours before this request:  Any questions you may have regarding your internship as well can be included in the email.      ~My Involvement~Community AmbassadorTeen Chatroom Mentor LeaderQuality MentorChatroom Mentor  My Listener Twins:@Sarra@Amelia@Jenna@MissZ@Amy@BunnyFrufru  Below is a picture of my little best friend who passed away in June of 2016. His name is Ollie, and he brightened my day up like nothing else had before.       
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1090
United States

guyinasuit

Sage 11
Listens to Over 18
Active over 6 months ago
INACTIVE - for undisclosed long length of eternity. I know it's frustrating, but if I don't reply straight away, please be aware that I am involved in many things on this site, as well as working alongside this! *Please be aware, if I'm modding in group chats, I may be slower in responding to any PMs - when my status is set to offline, even if I am active in group chats, I may not reply* Hello! I'm glad you've found me on 7 Cups of Tea. I'm a trained active listener and I like to support people struggling with depression, bullying and more. I enjoy gaming, watching TV and films, and chilling out. I've overcome a lot in life and would like to help by listening to you. If I'm online, then please feel free to start a chat. If I'm offline, then send me a message and we can set up a time to connect. Glad you are here! I am a listener on this site because I want to talk to people and to help, so please don't think you are bothering me or wasting my time because you are not! *LISTENERS* - I am an Appreciation Team Teen Leader, so if you have any questions, feel free to drop me a PM! - If you would like to become a verified listener, PM me and we can arrange a time. I am in the GMT timezone (EST+5). You can use www.worldtimebuddy.com to check times! I am available a lot of the time! - I'm a Reddit Social Soldiers Team Leader - any questions about it, drop me a PM! - I'm helping organise day events! If you want to help out with an event, or have an idea, also, drop me a PM!
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708
United Kingdom

HotFudge

Marvel 10
Listens to Over 18
Active in last month
Hello and welcome to my profile :) Currently i am not taking any new chats.. Kindly use the Browse Listeners page and use the filters to find the best suiteable listener for yourself :) Regards HotFudge <3Projects i am assisting with, here on 7cups 1: Peer Support 2: Group Mod 3: Appreciation Committee 4: Discussion Coach 5: Verifying Listeners 6: Feed Team
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588
India

ItsJoel

Master 12
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last 6 months
-Verified Listener-            A little bit about me! Hai guys my name is Joel (Many of you origninally knew me as Renaenae)! I have been through a lot in my life so I would love to be able to help you through anything! I am here to talk even if you just need a friend to come too. My passion in life is playing music and getting involved in the community! Even if it seems like your problems can't be fixed, I am sure it would help you out to just have an ear to talk to, and I would be more than happy to be that ear - even if you can't fix it, I assure you that you will at least feel somewhat better by just letting it all out. You can never be a burden or a bother to me! I may not appear online but I am on at least once a day so feel free to message me! I will reply as soon as I am free! Always remember, you are worth so much! You may not feel it but I promise you, you are worth so much more than you can ever think possible!-Projects- ✓ Group Support Moderator                        ✓ Social Soldiers (Twitter) ✓Depression Support Discussion Leader ✓Resource Project Agent for Australia, Germany, Russia                        ✓ Peer Support- If you ever need support after a chat feel free to message me! ✓ Appreciation Team- I am here to show you how much you mean to us and how proud we are of you!✓ Verification Team- If you need verified and meet the requirements feel free to send me a message! ✓Discussion Trainer- If you are a new discussion leader and need some help shoot me a message!                        To my awesome oldy @CelegnirCuthalion <3 You are always there with a smile on your old face and I love seeing you in chatrooms because i know you will bring a smile to everyones face! You may not be my mentor or my twin but you are still super duper amazing in my eyes!! thank you for always being there for us <3 You deserve this spot in my bio <3                        Shout out to my extra amazing twinnie!! @Charli My other amazing twins:                        @Politeturtle85 @Sarra @221Skye                                     
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485
United States

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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4818
United States

Mel

Marvel 12
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
Letting you all know I'm going to be away from January 2nd to January 28th beause I'm going on a trip with my family! I probably won't have WiFi at all so I'm very sorry if I can't get back at you during this time! Take lots of care and Happy New Year!--------- Thanks for stumbling into my profile :) It's very nice to see you! I'm Mel and I'm a young girl from Buenos Aires, Argentina. I'm a college student majoring in physics. In the future I would love to work in a laboratory studying neuroscience and illnesses regarding the human brain! I work as a support teacher for young kids mostly. I love teaching and explaining things - I think everybody deserves their chance at understanding a difficult matter, even if they need more time for it than someone else would.  I'm not much of a talker as a listener. I feel like it's very important that every single person out there has someone to rely on and be there for them. I want you to feel like you can tell me anything on your mind, feel heard, understood and never judged. That's what I aim for. I know I can't change your life nor magically solve your problems (Although I would really like to be able to do that) but I do can promise to be here, as much as possible and as much as you need. I'm your friend and I'll always care about you. I deal my own battles every day and I know that talking helps. You are never alone here. I would like to be a writer someday, because books mean a lot to me. Everything I want is what I write to be special for someone, if I could make at least one (only one) person feel something by something I wrote, I would already feel realized. Writing has always come naturally to me. It's who I am. As a kid, I would always grab a pencil and write, instead of drawing. I would always make stories up in my mind to tell other people. I would always write too much, speak too much, and take too long to tell an anecdote. I was born a storyteller. At the moment, I just do it for fun and for myself or my closest ones.Anything else you would like to know about me, feel free to message me and ask, I'm pretty much an open book! and will love to get to know eachother more. Right now I have a very tight schedule, and I get aroun 5-10 new chats daily. Therefor my status is mostly offline because I can't take many more chats. I'm mainly working with scheduled chats only. If you need immediate help, I would recommend reaching to someone in the browse listeners page! My responses can take 2-3 days - but I'm always listening! I joined 7Cups in August 2014. A month later, September 23th, I became a Teen Star, and it was an honor to be able to do that which such an awesome group of people. After some time I started focusing mostly on quality projects so I became a Teen Star Leader for Quality. I turned 18 in 2016, meaning it was my time to transistor to the adult (oldies) side. I'm a Mentor now (Adult & Teen). At the moment, I'm a forum, community, chatroom and quality (adult & teen) mentor. I'm a teen mentor leader as well, a Community Mentor Leader for the Teen Only Zone category and a Forum Ambassador, focusing on the development and activity of our teen members. Right now my main involvement are the subcommunities and the forums and I've always focused the most on supporting the teen side of the site that was where I started.So really if you are around here and have any question or need someone to chat or you are a new listener and want a long term mentor to cheer on you and be happy for all your success - I'm your gal. Mentor projects I'm involved with right now for you to reference:- Teen Forum Ambassador: I organize teen involvement in the forums & meetings!    * I like to check in with our teens involved in the forums, have regular contact with them. If being involved in forum roles is something you would be interested in, please feel free to message me about it!   * Forum trainings/applications & Giving out buddies for newer members.    Sign up for a buddy here! Would you like to be involved in our forums? Apply to be a forum supporter!- Community Mentor Leader (Teen Only Zone).     We're always looking for new teens to take part of your subcommunity! We also launched our own support team, so you're more than invited to join us in our sessions!- Grading Active Listening (AL) 3 & 4 requests and giving out feedback! Giving AL2 badges.    We try to get your requests graded as soon as possible (and we have a great team for that!) but please give us 4-5 days to a week to grade (specially if you're on your internship!) as we have a great amount of requests sent in daily.- Approving Q&A's    Ask you answer a question here! - Quality Coaching Program. (casually)    Sign up here to be paired with a quality mentor :)I'm a doorkeeper so I can open/close rooms. Feel free to message me if you need someone to open a room for you, to approve a discussion or edit/mod a forum post!Much love, Mel.   
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1696
Argentina

PoliteOcean

Genius 12
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
**Please note changes** I'M  CURRENTLY TAKING A BREAK FROM CHATS AT THIS TIME..... I APOLOGIZE.. HOWEVER, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO BROWSE FOR ANOTHER ONE OF OUR MANY WONDERFUL, AVAILABLE LISTENERS. "BROWSE LISTENERS HERE"   (However, my Pm's are always open if you are  in need of help or assistance "outside" of chats.)~   Hello, Glad you found me here on 7cups of Tea. I am PoliteOcean~ (You can call me "OCEAN")~~ I'm a Spouse, a Parent, and also registered in the Healthcare Field.~  I am also a fitness instructor with a passion for Dance, ZUMBA, & POUND~.... I am here to listen,support and not judge and will be glad to talk with you! I cannot solve all problems but I've gone through many of my own personal issues so perhaps I can help! Please feel free to contact me. If I'm away, please leave me a message. My Pm's are always open.**LISTENING STRENGTHS** *Family Stress *Healthy Living*Parenting *Traumatic Experiences  *CURRENTLY ACTIVE IN***Community Ambassador* Community Mentor Leader* Adult Chatroom Mentor* Forum Mentor*Teen "Chatroom" & Teen "Quality" Mentor* Group Support Quality Mentor* Support Room Mentor* Healthy Living Team ~ (Team Leader)  * Group Moderator* Discussion Trainer*  Welcome Committee* Verified Listening Team *** MY LISTENING TWINS*** **Vivelespatates **MusicalMagic **SouthernFlame
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2013
United States

pray4theheartless

Paragon 8
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last month
  Hey Hey! I’m Erica, and I love helping people, especially with things like self harm, depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses. I understand that everyone has to fight their own battles, but I’m definitely here to help whenever you need, if I’m offline, feel free to send me a message anyways, and I’ll reply the next time I’m online.   ****     A little info about me: I'm 18, a studentt, and I really enjoy all types of music, and I love reading, writing, poetry, meeting new people, making friends, and wasting all of my time on the internet. I know you're probably going through a lot right now, and i'm here to help in any way that I can     ****     Please no anti-gay or homophobic topics Equality is the best policy You don't have to agree to be accepting   ****   Things I am part ofPeer Support Team If you need some support after a difficult chat, feel free to message meGroup Mod I can’t take 1-1 chats while moderating chatrooms, but feel free to message me anyways, and I’ll reply when I’m freeDepression Support TeamLGBTQ+ Support TeamStudent Support TeamAnxiety Support TeamRelationship Support TeamMindfulness Support TeamEvents TeamSocial Soldier (Twitter)Chatroom Teen Star LeaderGrowth Teen StarQuality Teen StarForum Teen StarAppreciation TeamFeed TeamS.W.A.T Core team memberListener Discussion Team LeaderVerifiers Team If you’re a listener looking to get verified, send me a message and we can set up a time to do a mock chat       My ever-growing huge collection of listener twins include the super spectacular, awesome, wonderful, amazing@Sydney @ZizyTheTurtle @MadilynRose @Raylen @Mizpah @RebeccaEmily @PointlessQueen @amazingrea @AmyBear @radishh @221Skye @T1taniumx @Charli @ImL My honorary twins are @Ace13 @NIna007 @skittlegarden and @YourCanadianFriend   **** Quotes i like   (I stole this idea from several other listeners who included it in their profile)     “An eye for an eye leaves the whole world blind” - Gandhi     “I asked her if she believed in love, and she smiled and said it was her most elabourate method of self harm” - Benedict Smith     “I’m gonna tear out the thread one by one from your skin till your bones feel embarrassed by all the attention.” - Vic Fuentes     “My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun” -William Shakespeare     “Even the darkest night will end, and the sun will rise” -Victor Hugo     “We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out” -Winston Churchill     “Remember, sadness is always temporary, this too shall pass” -Chuck T. Falcon     “Maybe we’re meant to lose the ones we love, but I’ll fight for you till then” -Vic Fuentes     “Stars can’t shine without darkness”     “Everything will be alright in the end, if it’s not alright, then it’s not the end.”     "Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift, that's why it's called the present."    
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2357
United States

Sarah

Virtuoso 8
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last 6 months
✩ Hi Welcome to 7 Cups ✩  Sometimes we need someone to simply be there...not to fix anything or do anything in particular, but just to let us feel supported and cared about. 
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608
United Kingdom

ZaraSmiles

Marvel 6
Listens to Over 18
Active in last month
On a site-wide break until further notice; thank you for staying so patient. Apologies for being unable to take on any chats or projects for the time being. You are amazing, you are loved & you are important. So so important.Hi there, sweet one. My name is Zara and it’s an absolute honour to meet you. I’d love to be your listener, if you’d let me.I understand that you may not be feeling too great right now, whatever it may be about, and I'm so sorry for that. But, it makes my heart happy that you’re on 7Cups right now, because by being here, you’re taking the first step to a journey of getting to where you want to be. That’s a step not everyone can take and you’re brilliant for doing so. I want you to know that your bravery is so appreciated, honestly. You’re an amazing person and an even stronger warrior for coming to this site and seeking help, that takes so much courage.I imagine you may be in a dark place right now. The world is going far too fast and you’re trying to catch up but you can’t. It hurts, the pain is too much to handle. All you want to do is collapse in a ball and stop all these feelings and thoughts and emotions. I may not understand exactly what it's like, but I get it. I really do. And while I can’t get rid of it all for you, I will be here with you to withstand the storm.I won’t be able to magically fix your problems and I won’t pretend I can. But what I can offer you is to be here for you, no matter what, and support you the whole way. I promise to be by your side and offer you my ears to listen, my shoulder to lean on and my heart to share. I firmly believe everyone could use some support, added love and extra guidance, no matter where you’re at. If you decide to press that ‘Leave Message’ button, you need to know this. Our chat is a safe, confidential place for you, wherein no judgement will appear. My time is yours, as you wish to use it. You can vent to your heart’s content, disclose your secrets and deepest thoughts, seek another opinion on a troublesome matter, or even chat about your life. The options are limitless, and the choice is in your hands.Every single person deserves to be heard, has a right to be listened to and is condigned to speak up. Your voice, your soul, YOU are precious. So, please don’t ever feel that you’re not worthy of seeking help, or that you’re a bother, or you’re selfish. I am here because I want to support you; I wouldn’t be here if that was not the case. I’m not a life-changer, not at all. But I do want to bring a smile to your face because, man, you deserve to smile every day. Why? Because you’re you. And that makes you the most brilliant person in the world.And you know what? You’re such a celestially amazing staple in this world. You're a magnitude of stardust, a walking explosion of nebulas, a spectacular sight of constellations. The galaxy shines with your brilliance, day in, day out. You carry the stars in your stride and a spiral of moons in your aura. Keep shining, keep beaming, keep being you. I hope to have the chance to speak to you, lovely.Because puns are what keep the world spinning, here’s one to (hopefully) add a little cheer to your day:You’re living, you occupy space, and you have mass. You know what that means? You matter.✸ “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." ✸Listener Description:Courtesy of @IAmNathan"ZaraSmiles saved me. Without her, I wouldn't be able to cope. She truly means the world to me, I can't even put it into words."✧ A little bit about me ✧I’m a born British gal who doubles as a student and an avid bookworm. Reading is absolutely my life spirit, without a doubt. I’m also a fierce believer in fighting stigma, which I love doing online and offline; it's one of my most passionate topics, so if you want to talk about it, I'm most definitely your gal! My favourite thing to do is volunteering in multiple aspects, starting from charity fundraising and ending at peer mentoring. On top of being a self-proclaimed hug master, I may also be in love with cheesy jokes and an awesome pun aficionado.✧ Listener Roles ✧I joined in September 2014 and thus I've been here for (almost) 2 years now, so I like to think that I know my way around fairly well. I am a Teen Forum Star, Teen Community Star, Teen Chatroom Star, and Peer Supporter, so feel free to send me a PM about anything at all - or even if you just want to make a friend. I love every part of 7Cups but the forums are totally my home, so if you ever want to dive in and learn more, let me know! My two other main roles are as an Appreciation Team Leader and a Stigma Warriors Leader & Founder. I've been dubbed the Appreciation Princess because of my love-spreading ways and I try my best to kick butt at fighting stigma! Also, I'm a Mentor so if you’re looking for one, check out the Mentor page and if I’m taking mentees, feel free to ask for me to take you on.Additionally, I'm a Members' Birthdays Project Founder & Leader, a Verifier, a Featured Listener, a Group Mod, and a Discussion Leader. Another project I'm hugely proud of is running the official 7Cups instagram for the past (almost) year and a half, [creds to @Jessica] now with @Rebecca has joined alongside beautifully. Shoot me a PM anytime, I promise I'm friendly, haha. It'd be an honour to get to know you, sweet one.My display photo is drawn by the sweetest guy in the world, my FabStar, @DHawks. I'm incredibly lucky to know him and so very grateful. <3
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1208
United Kingdom