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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.

ParadiseLost97

Expert 10
Listens to Over 18
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I'm a 24 year old that has gone through some stuff in my life. Will listen to your problems. You can vent about anything here with no judgment upon you.
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1247
Portugal

hummingbirdheart2

Epitome 19
Listens to Over 18
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Casual and simple chats only for now. All sex chat attempts will be blocked and reported. I have been here for a very long time and I have enjoyed helping many but it's time for a bit of a mental break so I'd like to keep conversations simple and casual. 
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28332
United States

sweetBubbles5405

Master 9
Listens to Over 18
in last week
I am a 36 year old male with a masters degree level of education. I live with a physical disability which requires me to communicate with people about my needs on a daily basis due to my physical limitations. My physical disability provides me with insight on being "different" and how others react to that around me. I have always loved listening to others, and often find they come to me about issues they are going through in their lives whether it be to talk about relationships, stress in life, family troubles, or many other things. I do my best to be there for them.
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1733
Canada
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Claudette Pretorius

ClaudetteSenekalMACounselling
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA Counselling Psychology
I know how overwhelming it can feel when you're having a tough time. I offer clients a space that is non-judgemental and empathetic whilst navigating these times together.
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Cape Town
South Africa

AhsanIqbal

Marvel 1
Listens to Over 18
in last week
I am Ahsan from Pakistan. Enthusiastic about computers, programming and technology. Studied Computer Science, a Software & Web Developer by profession. Keen to chat with different kinds of sound people from different parts of the world and help the ones who need.
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4397
Pakistan

AListeningPanda

Virtuoso 4
Listens to Over 18
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Gentle on words, easy in conversations, will listen to you intently and guide you through pragmatism. Stoic at heart and empathetic at mind, you wanna hit me up. We'll for sure have a decent conversation Additional details which you may or may not want Age: 26 Profession: Marketing research Heart: Explorer and curious :) So lets have a chat and a decent conversation!
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2889
India

yourfriendhere

Epitome 15
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Hello Welcome to 7 cups! I am glad to be your listener here. I've been through a lot of struggles in my life and I feel by being a listener, I can help others cope with their struggles and challenges in life. My friends say I'm a good listener and I'll try to be a good listener to you. If you wish to talk to me, please message me or leave me a offline and we'll schedule a convenient time.          
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12442
India

unknownFrnd4U

Exemplar 12
Listens to Over 18
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I know how it feels,I felt the same.That's why I understand u.I'll listen to u.
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4680
Bangladesh

Hamdyyhusseinn

Maven 3
Listens to Over 18
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u save everyone but who saves u?                        505  
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1489
Egypt

LaetusAuditor

Marvel 14
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Songs addict 😀https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS_a-qb7aW7ElnnVPvCnqrBJujQW36dwq  
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5226
Egypt

thoughtfulFriend68

Marvel 12
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Hi I'm brian welcome to 7 cups thank you for visiting my profile. I've been a listener on here now for over 3 years thanks to a certain listener who helped me through some bad times and encouraged me to become one. If you are going through a break up you can talk to me. I also know what it feels like to be anxious or if you are going through grief and have lost someone close to you. feel free to talk to me about it looking forward to hearing from you.(continua sempre a sorridere) 
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6197
Ireland
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Paola Giordani

PaolaGiordaniMA
Licensed Psychoanalyst, Psychoanalyst
I have helped and am helping people cope with loss, divorce, anguish and parenting. Depression is also a major issue that comes up.
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mexico
Mexico

Lonelywings35

Proficient 10
Listens to Over 18
in last week
If you are going through a tough time or need a friend, I will be here to listen to you. I also accept personal requests. 😊 I deal best with relationship stress and breakup issues.I do not deal with sexual issues or height and image issues at all..do not even try to message about that! Please also do not ask my age! Thank you!
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1886
United States
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Lisa Meighan

LisaMeighanMBPsS
Counselor, BSc Psychology (Honours)
Hello, I am Lisa and I work in a person-centred approach mixed with cognitive behavioural therapy. I believe we all have the potential to be the best we can be.
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United Kingdom
United Kingdom

sugaryMelody73

Virtuoso 13
Listens to Over 18
in last week
Hi everyone, things can seem bleak, confused and unbearable at times but it does get better. And I know it does because I've been there. I've been exactly where you are and I've made it out to a better place. You've taken the first step by coming here and I'm proud of you for that. Talk to me and we'll fix this for you, together
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3915
Pakistan