~ Introduction ~ Life is hard; we all know it. It's full of positive and negative moments, very few of which we have complete control over. You don't predict the future, the future predicts you 💙 It's great to see that you're reaching out for support today. It can feel so incredibly difficult to ask for guidance, be it for a current or a past situation - you are not alone in how you feel.
Members, to book a chat with me in advance, please feel free to go to this link. I'm looking forward to hearing from you. If I am currently not available, please feel free to go here to find an available listener. Listeners, to book a mentoring chat with me in advance, please feel free to go to this link. I can't wait to chat with you! Welsh Spekers/Siaradwyr Cymraeg: Shwmae! Croeso i 7 Cwpanau. Fy enw yw Rebekah, a rwy'n hapus iawn i helpu. Dydw i ddim yn siarad Cymraeg yn rhugl, ond dw i’n siarad digon i cario ‘mlaen sgwrs. How I Listen:🐣 I will ensure that you as a person are validated. How you feel is perfectly alright - you will suffer no judgement from me.
🐣 Please be aware that I will not be offering advice, as it can be very harmful to both you and your situation, and could cause offense.
🐣 As stated previously, there will be no judgement.
🐣 Our chat will be as supportive and comforting as possible.
🐣 Finally, I will make sure that you are heard. Your voice deserves to be listened to. ~ Individual Roles/Achievements ~ ~ Verified Listener: I have been Verified by the 7 Cups community as a Listener of a high standard. ~ Long Term Listener: I accept long term members/mentees. ~ Safety Patrol: I'm a member of the profile flagging team! ~ DJ Team: I help to screen songs for @CaringBrit's DJ sessions. ~ Listener Verifier: I'm able to conduct mock chats with Listeners who want to be Verified! ~ Project Agent: I'm able to do Verifier Team trainings and I pair experienced Verifiers with new ones to ensure support! ~ Q&A Team: I can approve or reject answers to questions sent in by individuals within our caring community! ~ Room Supporter: I aim to create a kind, supportive, compassionate and safe environment for Members and Listeners alike in chat rooms. ~ Chatroom Moderator: I aim to ensure safety, positivity and support in certain rooms. ~ Peer Supporter: I can offer support to my fellow Listeners (*not* for personal issues, that's what a member account is for) after a hard/triggering chat. ~ Chat Supporter: I am able to offer ongoing chat support to Listeners.
~ Listener Coach: I can coach listeners on different aspects of being a listener! ~ Teen Community Star: It's my job to help support our amazing community through extending our reach to even more people who are needing support. ~ Teen Chatroom Star: I help to mod the Teen Listeners room and to make sure it remains a positive and supportive environment! ~ Teen Quality Star: I'm able to mentor Listeners who are struggling with certain active listening skills! ~ Content Volunteer: I help to write content for 7 Cups! ~ Doorkeeper: I can open and close chat rooms! ~ Internship Graduate of March 2020: I graduated from the 7 Cups Internship (with honours)! ~ About Me ~ ~ I am a proud pansexual (after many years of deliberation). 🏳️🌈💙 ~ My pronouns are she/her - I plan to go into either acting, teaching or criminal psychology. ~ Reading, writing and analysing true crime cases are my passions (though I'm also a tech lover). ~ I've been a Listener for over 11 months. ~ My favourite music genres are, classic rock, heavy metal, 70s/80s pop, punk rock, dance and house (wild combo, I know!) ~ I can play the drums, violin, piano and bagpipes (bagpipes are so difficult, all that comes out is a little squeak and then I'm completely out of breath - and effort). ~ My favourite bands are; My Chemical Romance // Status Quo // Electric Light Orchestra // ~ VIPs ~ @bouncySalamander26; a very caring and all-round amazing person. His serious but unique ways can really make you smile! Thank you Sal, for all of your support - and your highly interesting words. P.S. "snoozy sponge"!@MarissaHope; the " 🧐 " Founder! Marissa is so kind, sweet and always there for those who need. Thank you for all that you do! !! Note: please do not use many words in all caps, excessive ellipsis ("..." more than once in a message or "................................."), or call me names like "hun", "darling", "sweetheart", "sweetie" etc. more than once in a conversation as they all make me uncomfortable - thank you in advance. Additionally, please refrain from using "mhm" or any denomination. !!
Please read my bio before messaging/booking a chat with me so you can determine if you think we'd be a good fit!Schedule a chat with me HERE. If you want to chat with me I recommend you do this if you would like an online chat, otherwise message me for offline messaging. 💜Hello everyone, I'm Mykenzie! 😌 (like Mackenzie but weird). I'm a 16 year old bisexual girl (she/her) and I'm here to support you in any way I can. I cannot promise to make your problems disappear or give you stellar advice but I can promise to genuinely care about you and hear you. I really enjoy helping others with LGBTQ+ issues. I've had mental health struggles so I find that I am able to relate to my members more. I have an anxiety disorder and depression. I struggle a lot with internalized homophobia and self hate. However, I'm a big advocate for self-love. I believe there is greatness stored in every single one of us and I'm here to help you find it and embrace it. I'm an extreme introvert, old soul, have an empathetic personality, and I like to think I'm funny (occasionally). I have a pretty dark sense of humor and I understand if you use that to cope. Some things I love are:❃rock and heavy metal music (but I like all kinds, don't be scared of Slipknot)❃true crime❃reading❃American Horror Story❃spending time with friends and family❃mac and cheese❃the beach❃traveling❃hot fudge sundae pop tarts❃dogs❃crude memesSome of my hobbies include starting arguments at the dinner table over politics, educating others about social activism, and speaking up for those who can't. A little bit about my life outside of Cups:I run my own mental health blog, am an algebra tutor, a volunteer at a crisis line, a mentor for a 9 year old with ADHD, and before COVID-19 had the opportunity to research at a electrophysiology lab for children with autism. The point to my rambling is that I have seen it all; I have a lot of experience with this type of thing. I'm here to give you a space to talk with no judgements or unnecessary questions. My listening style:
❀is "different" than others: for live chats, I only take one at a time to give you my full attention.❀If you would like, I will provide insight on your situation whilst validating your feelings❀My responses are usually longer and in-depth.❀I also do offline messaging. This is essentially just exchanging text messages throughout the day like two friends with no set time, which works if you don't have certain availabilities! ❀I am really into psychology and therapy styles such as IFS and CBT so I sometimes may integrate those a little into a chat.❀I can help you work through identifying negative thoughts and their potential origins.
⇨I don't believe in fake sympathy or "it will get betters!" I understand that you are going through a lot right now. I hear that. ⇦My chats are a safe space for everyone. Nobody will be judged or made to feel anything but supported. Everyone's feelings are important and they deserve to be acknowledged by someone. I am accepting of those with disabilities, on the Autism spectrum, who have personality disorders, are LGBTQ+, etc. I create a warm environment in my chats and allow you to express your thoughts openly without any interruption.And, last but not least, my obligatory section of roles here on 7 Cups:1. Verified Listener2. Long-term Listener3. Welcomers Team4. Forum Supporter for the Anxiety and LGBTQ+ Sub-Communities5. Room Supporter for Teen Community Room 24/7, Support Room 24/7, and Self-Harm Recovery6. Chatroom Moderator for the LGBTQ+ support chat7. Sharing Circle and Discussion Leader8. Teen Community Star for the LGBTQ+ Sub-Community9. Community Mentor10. Peer Support11. Safety Patrol
12. DJ Team
13. Verifiers Team
14. Needs Reply Team
15. Chat SupportMy close friends here on Cups:River-Mara-Dream-Icicle-Atticus-Mary-Hope
Each one of them has had an impact on my life for the better and I am so grateful.
Heya there! I'm Lex and you can talk to me about what you're going through. I take chats on most topics.I know it can be daunting for you to talk about what you're going through to a total stranger like me but if you just want someone to listen to you or you just want to rant or you need help on certain issues or you just want to chat, I'm here for you. I'll support you to the best of my ability and you can feel safe talking to me.Chats I Do Not TakeHowever, I am NOT comfortable with chats about Alcohol/Drug Use, Breakups, Cancer, Chronic Illnesses & Disabilities, Domestic Violence & Family Stress, Financial Stress, Grief, LGBTQ+, Men's and Women's Issues, Perinatal Mood Disorder, Relationship Stress, Self Harm and Sexual Health. I know this seems like a long list but as I progress in my journey as a listener, I'll get better at these topics and be able to help more people :)If the topic you'd like to discuss is listed there then feel free to click here to look for another listener that will support you much much better ∆ ∆ ∆ ∆ ∆ ∆ ∆ ∆ ∆ ∆ ∆ ∆Thank you to the people who guided me through my ongoing journey on 7 Cups. Who helped me find my footing, feel like I belonged, feel welcomed, feel like I mattered. People who truly cared.Lily. Sara. Evan. Yasir. Shirley. Faith. Grace. Ana. Lavanya. Anony. Ivy.❤️
Hello there! My name is Stanley, and I am 17 years young, and I am a verified listener on 7 Cups. I just want you to know that you are capable, competent, beautiful, and strong, and do not let anyone else tell you otherwise. I'm glad you are on 7 Cups and joining this big family! You won't regret it! Reaching out to talk about your life might initially be difficult, but on 7 Cups, I can speak on behalf of the entire team that we are there to support you and root for you and love you, whoever you are. You don't have to fight alone. Don't swim alone. We will just keep swimming together as a family! We are here to listen to you, help you as best as we can, and comfort you! Whatever the reason, I believe I can be a great friend, companion and listener. I sincerely hope that you stay happy and take care.
Some Things About Me: As aforementioned, I am Stanley, but I can also go by Stan. I would consider myself an inquisitive individual who strives to improve his framwork by tackling challenges. Fun facts: I absolutely adore Beyonce, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, and Aerosmith. I play the saxophone and am quite proficient in belly-dancing (I did it for a talent show. Don't ask). I love macaroni and cheese with bacon bits, sweet tea, and lemon donuts. In the spare time, I play chess, Supercell mobile games, watch FRIENDS, work at Cracker Barrel, and hanging out with friends at the local basketball court. My Roles on 7 Cups
Teen Forum Star for the Needs Reply Category
(if you would like to be Verified, feel free to reach out to me or any other Verifier!)
Forum Supporter for Student & Career Support
Forum Supporter for Relationship & Friendship Support
Community Mentor for Healthy Living
*On a self-care break, responding to long term member and listener messages when I can, however my response time is much slower than usual.* I am currently NOT accepting new personal request chats due to the projects on the listener side that I would like to focus on. I am extremely sorry for any inconvenience. You can find another fantastic listener through this browse listeners page. Thank you! "Fall seven times, stand up eight" Hi you! Yes, you! The incredible human being who might be struggling and who deserves compassion and kindness. I may not have gone through the same experiences as you, but I understand that you are in immense pain. As a listener, and a fellow human being, I want to support you. You are so strong and brave and important. Things may seem difficult or even impossible right now, but you are not alone, I am here for you. Always remember that you matter, are worthy, and valid.About Me: Hello hello hello! I am Hope, a teenager who has gone through the ups and downs of this roller coaster we call life. (I am also called many other names on here such as Dream, Love, Tinker-Bell, Fairy, and Pixie. You are more than welcome to call me one of those, however please do not call me names such as sweetheart, darling, or honey, as it makes me uncomfortable.) I have also been called the "Queen of Typos," so that probably tells you something about me! I am currently a student in high school in the East Coast just trying to figure out her path in life! I have gone through anxiety, depression, self-esteem/self-hatred issues, as well as some other things. I love listening to music, (5sos, Panic! At The Disco, Demi Lovato, Hamilton, All Time Low, Lewis Capaldi, We The Kings) watching Netflix, (Grey's Anatomy, Parks and Rec, The Community) and playing violin! 🎻 I also love activism, and am working on becoming more involved with my local community and causes I believe in. I have recently started debate, and it has come to be one of my favorite things to do. Another thing I really enjoy is learning about other countries, cultures and traditions. As you can probably see, I also love using hearts! My listening Style: During the time we talk, I will leave space for you to talk about whatever is in your mind (with exception to the topics I mention below.) I can either leave most of the talking up to you, or I can listen to your situation and offer a little bit of my insight, however either way my sole focus will be on you. During our chat, I will also empower and validate you while creating a safe place for you to talk (with cookies, hugs, and pixie dust only of course!) Just like you, I have responsibilities outside of 7 cups, as well as my roles on this site. Due to these, my response time currently is within 72 hours. We can either schedule a time to live chat, or we can do offline messaging where we don't have to respond to each other right away, but instead whenever we get the chance. You can choose which one of these options sounds right for you, as I want to do whatever benefits you the most. At the moment, I am not taking any chats about sexual abuse/heath, weight management, exercise motivation, or eating disorders however please don't think that I am judging you if those are the topics you would like support with, the opposite actually. I am really proud of you for reaching out for support, as it can be really hard to do! As I simply cannot offer you the best support that you deserve with those topics, it might be more helpful to reach out to another listener through the browse listeners page. From the bottom of my heart, I hope you find the support you one hundred and ten percent deserve. My listening twins/friends-@BouncySalamander26: Sal is such a smart, thoughtful, and absolutely wonderful listener (and is so good with words!) and I am so lucky to have him as my listener and almost birthday twinnie! @KindAnni: Anni is such a kind, amazing person, and I am so happy they are one of my listener twins. @mykenziemarie03: is such an amazing person. She is very straightforward, but so kind and thoughtful, and always brings a smile to my face and knows exactly what to say. @RiverHudson1: River is just one of the most incredible people ever. He is so funny, genuine, caring, and they inspire me every single day, even though he may hate pickles. I am so happy and honored that he is my friend! @DontFearToDream: Dream is one of the sweetest, kindest, most thoughtful person ever. She is so encouraging and empathetic, and such a wonderful human being. My roles: Verified listener- I have been verified as a high quality listener.Chat Supporter- I can help you work through difficult ongoing chats.Quality Teen Star: I can mentor listeners, work with them on their active listening skills, and do mock chats with them. Teen Listener Coach: I can offer listener coaching on different areas of active listening as well as share different resources.Teen Chatroom Star/Mod: I can answer listening questions, moderate the teen listeners room, and help keep it a safe, supportive, positive environment. Safety Patrol Team- I can flag profiles, so feel free to pm me a profile if you think it needs to be flagged. Listener Discussion Leader- Join me on Friday's at 5 pm ET in the Teen Listener's chatroom for a fun event, and join me for listener discussions that I hold throughout the month! Community Teen Star- I am a teen star for the Young People of Color sub-community. Feel free to send me a message if you are interested in getting involved with this sub-community!Forum Supporter- I am a global forum supporter, with a focus in the Young People of Color and Community Project and Events sub-communities. DJ Team- I am a part of this wonderful team and currently post music therapy check-insVerifiers team: If you are interested in becoming a verified listener you can send me or another verifier a message!Peer supporter- Listeners feel free to message me or any other peer supporter after a difficult/triggering chat.Thank you for visiting my profile! I hope you have a fantastic day! Here is some magical pixie dust to make you fly... or at least smile! *sprinkles pixie dust on your wonderful self.*
~I am on a self-care break until Monday, July 13, 2020. During this time, I will not be taking any chats~Hello there! My name is Maddie. I am a bisexual teen with depression who also has a past of self-harm. Aside from the topics listed, I will also chat about the following:
~Antisocial Personality Disorder
~Autism Spectrum Disorders
~Mental Health Stigma
I will chat about sexuality, but not about sex or sex-related trauma. I do not judge people, so please don't be afraid to say what is on your mind :)Aside from being a listener, I also have many other responsibilities! They are:
~Forum Supporter (general support, LGBTQ/MOGAII Support, self-harm recovery)
~Welcoming Team Member (self-harm recovery)
~Listener Discussion Leader
~Needs Reply Team
~Teen Community Star (General Support)Looking forward to chatting with you <3*7 Cups is not a crisis line. If you are having thoughts of hurting yourself or someone else, please connect to a crisis line*
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Hello y'all! I am Ava. I found that in my time as a member I really enjoyed extending support where I could, and here I am as a listener! I would love to help you however I can, whether it means casually chatting, letting you vent, or truly listening. I am an extroverted girl from Russia, I enjoy being a leader and helping others in many ways. Some ways I like to lead are at my ballet studio, as I teach many classes and at 7cups as I lead discussions! PS, tad is my favorite english word, feel free to use it excessively around me!SHOUTOUT to my fabulous listener twin, @DayDreamWithYou! Day is an extremely passionate girl, in everything she does. She is kindhearted, to everyone she meets and animals especially. She truly does brighten a room with her loving nature, I am thankful that she is a listener and my fabulous twinnie! A Little About Me-I am a ballet dancer--I have a hamster named Peanut--I am 15--My favorite bands/artists are: AJR, Panic! at the Disco, My Chemical Romance, Jon Bellion and Twenty One Pilots-
-My favorite movie and television genre is Sebastian Stan (the superior movie genre)-My Best Chat TopicsI am most comfortable and feel best equipped to provide support for...
-eating disorders- -family stress-
-alchohol/drug use- Bonus: Oddly specific, but I also live with a family member has FASD so I do feel equipped to offer FASD support.Chat Topics I Do Not TakeChat topics I cannot provide support for are...
-weight management--domestic violence/abuse--breakups-🌈My Roles🌈DJ Team- I am a song screener and I help to bring y'all music nights!Safety Patrol Team- I work to keep 7cups safe and friendly by flagging material that is innappropriate, triggering, etc. Please pm me if y'all see a profile that needs flagging.Discussion Leader- I lead... Eating Disorder Support: Every Friday at 11pm EST! • Fun and Games: Every Friday at 5pm EST with hopedreamlove! • Listeners Only: Every Thursday at 11pm EST!💜 I would love to see y'all there! 💜Room Supporter- I support Eating Disorder Support, Positivity and Gratitude, and the Newbie Hub!Teen Community Star- I am a teen community star for the self harm community!