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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.

J0rd0n

Sage 2
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Hello! My goal is to be as open minded about the conversations as I can be.  I do my best to be talkative and helpful during your time here.  I mainly work with relationships, stress, finances, and issues of the spirit.   You are welcome to chat with me for as long as you need to!  -Jordan.  
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YasmineNotYours

Proficient 5
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Chat in French/ English / Arabic  Feel free to send me a private message i'll be really happy to chat about anything ! about me : student, 22 years old.  
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France

artsymess

Exemplar
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Well whatever happens, happens.
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ZainAman

Guru 1
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An adventure loving fellow with years of experience as a corporate trainer, counselor, doer and a believer. Just when you think that you have seen it all, you are faced with a new door of life. let me help you walk through this by making you the best of what you are. Zain Aman is an organizational Development specialist, a performance coach and a certified Master trainer on Behavior change communication, PRA, Research Analysis and Public Health services, having trained more than 15,000 professionals with over 14 years of work experience including Health care professionals, Law enforcement officials, bankers, CEOs, Doctors, Students, Prison inmates and many others.    
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SmileCuzitsFree

Exemplar 12
Listens to Over 18
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A Conversation between Me, Rooh, Nafs and AllahMe : " ....meray pass toh sab kuch hai...har naimat hai ...dolat bhi hai...izzat bhi hai...but iske bawajud meray andar andhera hai.....khalaa hai. log is bat koi nahi jante..log samjhte hain may boht khush hun..likn may andar se pareshan hun aur iski waja mujhe samjh ati hai..likn bebas hun....mujhe aisa mahsoos hota hai jaise may wo kashti hun jiska koi sahil nahi. Kay meray samane dunia ki ronak hai likn dil usi tarah pareshan...Kia meray liye hidayat kay raste band hogai hain ?.Thak gaya hun dil bhahlai...Is Atish aur tishnagi ne Seena mera kyun jalai rakha hai ??  Rooh: tmhara masla hai yeh k tmhe chot lagi hai seedhay hath par aur tm dawa laga rahay ho ulte hath par...Tum seedhay rastay par nahi ho aur Allah naraz hai tumse..Me: Aisa q hai ? Likn meray pass sab naimatay bhi toh hain toh narazgi kaisi ?Rooh: Jab Allah naraz hota toh rizk band nahi hota...oxygen band nahi kardi jati...sooraj ko mana nahi kia jata kay iske angan may kirne nahi jani chaye...Jab Allah kisi se naraz hota hai toh hidayat rokh daita hai...man ujar jata hai...sajdo ki taufeeq nahi hoti...wo yeh naimat cheen laite hain..aur tum samjhte ho k tum namaz nahi parhne jatay...tum kon ho? Tmse narazgi aisi hai k Wo tumay bulata nahi hai ...tumhe sajde ki taufeeq hi nahi daita...tumse narazgi hi aisi kay tumhare kano may awaz toh jati hai likn rooh tak nhi ponchti...parda dal gaya hai..Us ne tumay is qabil hi nahi smja...Me: Bus kardain please .Yeh batain mujhe bohat pareshan karti hain...Bs Please.Rooh: tum 24 ghante may Allah ka naam laite nahi ho aur guman rakhte ho kay wo tume janta hai ?Me: Likn may toh na may apni marzi se aya ..na apni marzi se reh raha hun..na apni marzi se jaonga...yeh kaisi duniya hai kay iski koi bhi cheeze meray kabu may nahi....jiske baray may main kuch nahi janta...phir meray pairo may yeh zanjeerain kyun hai ? kia yeh yunhi chalta rahay ga silsila ? " Yeh kia bebasi hai ? Rooh: Ibne Adam shukar karo tmay jaldi pata chalgaya . Jiske pass iman hi nahi hai wo kyun bathkega? Is dard ko apni dawa smjho, na samjho isay bebasi...bohat log toh zindagi guzardaitay hain aur unko maut tak hosh nahi rahti kay wo kyun ai thay...jo laut ai kuch kehna nahi ...bs daikhna unhay ghaur se..jinhe manzalo par khabar hui kay yeh rasta koi aur tha...chal chal thak gaye..jab agay ponchay toh daikha kay ghalat jaga aigay..wapis murnay ka rasta aur waqt khatam hogaya...shaam hochuki hai..anderay chah chukay hain...Me: Likn Yeh sab jannay k bawajood mera dil q nahi Allah k kareeb ata ?Rooh: kyunke tmhari rooh bhooki hai,,, Rooh Asman se ai hai aur iski khoraakh bhi asman may hai..tum rooh ki bookh ka khayal karo"  Rooh ka kaam rooh se kia jai toh tanz nahi taazeen milti hai ..rooh mawarah hai un tamam cheezo se jinme tum uljay way ho ai ibne-adam, "isliye kehta hun k is hamam se niklo ai Ibne-Adam..."Me: "Konsa Hamaam?"Rooh: ".. jiski tm pooja kartay ho.. Jiski parastish may tumne apne saari zindagi ko dao par lagai rakha hai....Jo tum karahay wo be hayai hai  aur mil kia raha hai......Bechaini...Tum jism daikhte ho..tum us jism ki parastish karte ho jisse nafs ki bhook mitay...Shaitan tumahara tawaaf kyun nahi karayga ? Kia tumhare kisi amal ne Allah ko khush kia hai ? Kia tumhe Allah Janta hai ? Janay bhi kaise...jin ankhon aur kano ko apne kabu hona chaye wo khush karain bhi kaise ? in ankho ko jism daikhne kay ilawa koi aur cheeze ka ilm nahi" Me: Meray dil may in cheezo ki mohabat bhi toh Allah ne paida ki hai... Rooh: Ai ibne adam yehi toh asal imtehan hai kay yeh cheezain nikal jain.. likn Jo ankhain aur hath Allah kay liye banay ho...wo kisi aur kaam kay liye nahi banay..Woh Wahid hai ..Kisi ki sharaqat ko qabool nahi karaiga.Nafs: Yeh Jism mera hai...meri khuawaish puri karni hogi...main nahi janta kia halaal hai kia haraam hai ...Rooh to Me: Iske khilaf larna hai. Yeh nafs bhi kisi faraun se kam nahi..pehle isse toh larh lo phir dusro se larna...Yeh shaitan tmhara dushman hai ...Nafs: Qanooni taur par musalman ho..phir dar kahay ka.....Suawwr toh nahi khatay...Namaz nahi partay ? toh kia hua kalma toh ata hai na...Qabar k azab se darte ho ? Qabar k farishte ko kalma parh kar suna daina..aur jaan chora laina.. dozakh toh bohat door hai..Jab aigi toh daikhi jaigi..Kyun pareshan hotay ho? Ab sochna chordo  Me to Allah: Samjhe mujhse galti hogai maaf krday..." Ya Allah!!!  Nafs: Kitni bar maafi mango gay? Kitni dafa maafi pehle mang chukay ho...aur har dafa usse bari galti kar baith tay ho...Janta hun  k yehi soch rahay ko Musalman ho bhi ya nahi...SHAKAL DAIKHI HAI APNI ? ZAANI.....MAKAR.... BEYNAMAZI...DHOKAYBAAZ...Musalman aisa hota ? bharay paray hain Allah ki zameen par aise Musalman...baray tantanay se chalte hain..Zamana jhuk jhuk kar unko salam karta hai...Yeh shakal hai Mohammad ka naam apne naam k sath laganay ki ? Tum jaisa do takay ka admi...gandi naali ka keera.. kahan tumari  yeh aukaat kahan apne naam k sath mohammad lagatay ho....sach sach batao us din kia karogay jis din Allah ne khood puchlia k tum musalman ho k nahi ? Kia tum kisi ko amnay amaal se impress karskte ho ?Me to Rooh: iski gizza kia hai ? Allah:  اهدِنَــــا الصِّرَاطَ المُستَقِيمَ. Keep us on the right path Me to Rooh: Mujhe seedhay raaste par chalne k liye rehnumai ki zarurat chaye hogi ?Rooh: Hamesha.  Me: Itna bhi batkha wa nahi hun.Rooh: Tum toh Musalaman ho...Batkhata toh Musalman hi hai ...Ghalt kam chordo..yeh tmhari hi halakat ka zariyah hain..maut se takar laikar daika do...ya qabar may jaany se inkar kardo...ya maut k bad Allah k samany karhay hone se inkar kardo..toh phir jo karna hai karo..."Me:  Nahi raha jaraha...smajh nahi araha kia karo.roz raat kali hoti hai..roz rota hun subha...ab toh adat hogai hai is dal dal may..kia meray liye hidayat nahi hai ?..May toh maang raha hun hidayat..Dua bhi maang raha hun..Aur kia karsakta hun ? Kia may itna bura hun kay may hidayat k kabil bhi nahi ?  Han Han ai hain mujhe smjhanay walay mujhe..janta hun k ghaalat hun...likn nafs kay agay har jata hun... jantay toh hain  Allah yeh sb ..Kia mujhe bhool gaye hain ?  Allah: {Surah Maryam} وَمَا كَانَ رَبُّكَ نَسِيًّا " Aur tmhara Rab nahi bhoolta"Me to Allah: Dil ki chuban ko jantay toh hain jb may apni nashay ki halat se bahir ata hun k may khush nahi hun is  nashay ka...jab moo ko gand khanay ki adat hojai toh kaise chorun ? Kia kainat may itna bura hun k  mujhe apni taraf nahi bulaigay ? Kaaba se lipat kar tauba bhi kaam na ai...ab toh dua mangtay way bhi lafz kahin rehjatay...Kia meri tauba kabool hosakti ? Ap ko na sunao toh kiss ko sunao ? May kaise ap ko razi karun jabke mera nafs hawi hojata...Yeh kaisi beybasi hai...Kia bataonga Qabar may ? Kay kia laikar aya hun ? May janta hun k yeh zameen asman apne bekar toh nahi paida kiay...sirf khail kood k liye toh paida nahi kiye..yeh haqeeqat ki buniyad par mujhe aur is kainat ko wajood mila ha...Yeh zindagi ki inteha koi nahi..isko Apne torna hai...iske bad aik dina anay wala hai.. .jis din asman toot jaiga...sitaray bhi takra kay tabah hogainge...samandar may bhi aag lagjaige ...asman hhi phat jaiga...sooraj bhi bay noor hojaiga...pahar rait ban kar bahadiay jainge...zameen zalzalo ka shikar hogi ...phir iske bad aik din anay wala hai .....jis din mujhe apke samne kharay kardiya jaiga...zameen aik maidan hogi....Apki ki aik awaz par apke  samnay khara hungaa..Rooh: Ai Ibne Adam....yeh jooti chamak damak par iman  mat baicho...marna ka maza hi tab hai jb Allah razi ho....tm is duniya may aik khubsurat akhirat banany ai ho...Allah se mohabat karo...taluq banao.. Me: Kaise ? Rooh: Allah kay naam may Allah aur insan ka taluq..ALIF... Me: ALIF? Matlab ? Rooh: Yeh aik seedhi lakeer jaisa taluq hai. Jiski aik siray par Allah hai aur dusri taraf tum kharay ho..ALIF seedha ho toh Allah Bohat kareeb hai ...Isi may saray jawab hain...jinki tumhe justoju hai hai Ibne Adam..Achay amaal buro ko mitadaite hain.. Me: Achay amaal kia hote hain ? Rooh: Jinke baray may dil kehta ho.. kisi se puchne ki zehmat na ho...Jo shaks dil ki narmi se mehroom hogaya wo khair se mehroom hogaya... Kisi ko dukh may daikho aur is position may kay tum iski madad karsako aur phir na karo...toh phir tum chahay kuch bhi ho.. naik nahi ho...parte raho jitni namazay , tahajudain..umray, hajj. kuch kaam nahi aiga...  
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Theotus00

Advanced 9
Listens to Over 18
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Head on straight Mask on crooked
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MindReader798

Paragon 11
Listens to Over 18
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Lets get distracted with your problems.
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Pakistan

Supportive1108

Discoverer 2
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Hey I'm here to help you, I'm not perfect and I can't guarantee, but I promise I will try my best to guide your life on the right path again.
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India

StarlitCove

Master 10
Listens to Over 18
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This is your safe space, free of judgement, here you may scream or cry or rage or whisper softly of all that troubles you, but i hope that when you leave, you may leave with a light heart. ​​​​ (Please make sure to read through the topics I'm comfortable with) 
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kingofthestates

Veteran 3
Listens to Over 18
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I feel happy to help people as volunteer
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Pakistan
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Hannah Caradonna

HannahCaradonnnaMSW
Social Worker, MSW, RCSW (RCC #11330)
I offer a warm and non-judgmental space for you to work through your problems. I can help you with anxiety, disordered eating, depression, relationship problems and more.
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Victoria
Canada
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Graham Barrone

GrahamBarroneICHP
Counselor, Adip ICHP, MCBT
If you've found that your quality of life has reduced because of anxiety, fear or some kind of mental hurdle that you just can't get over then lets chat.
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Swindon
United Kingdom
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Jessica McDaniel

JessicaMcDanielLPC
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LCPC
I have been practicing cognitive behavioral psychotherapy since 2007 with a diverse group of adult clients with various diagnoses, all races, and socioeconomic classes.
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Ofallon, IL
United States

versatileSky3588

Beginner 3
Listens to To Teens
in last week
I love listening to you all and help you feel better:)<3 Feel free to drop a text:)
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cheerfulDew8373

Specialist 4
Listens to Over 18
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7cups is way to spread some happiness. Happy people can make others happy too.Fell free to text me I will listen to u without judgements.(Though I don't take some topics)If I am not online...text me will revert back when online.Happiness will follow your path only if u try to make yourself happy. It starts with knowing yourself.....yeah it's a difficult journey but worth it completely.If u practice happiness.....more happiness will come to u..... Practicing gratitude.....Greatfull about life.
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