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
HELLO, I'm Era! She/her are the pronouns.I'm currently on-break from taking any member chats as of the moment, until further notice. My apologies! I hope you can find another listener who's available to connect with you. You deserve to receive the support you need. ❤
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New job at work has me traveling more, plus life events mean that I'll be away a bit more over time. I'll still try to respond to messages if possible, but will be unavailable for live chats and more delayed in responses from:
- October 23-28
Otherwise, my normal availability will stand - I can schedule one hour live chat appointments Monday-Thursday during the day (10am-6pm Eastern) and will try to respond to messages within 24-48 hours, with slightly slower times on weekends as I do not typically log in here Friday-Sunday much.
Hi all, I'm glad you've found my profile here! I truly love to listen and help others, and am particularly versed in eating disorders, work stress, and sexual assault, though happy to discuss anything, including sexual issues / sexuality. If you feel like you could use some extra support or help working through a problem, please reach out!
You can start a chat with me if I'm online or to message me if I'm not and we can set up a time. I'm in the US in Central Time and somewhat flexible during the day Monday-Thursday. I'm hard to catch sometimes, so plan to set up an appointment with me. I'm also open to messaging back and forth not live, but more frequently, if that's preferable for you.
If you see me in the forums, you'll know I have a few favorite quotes around recovery and strength that I throw around all the time, so I'll share them here, too.
"You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think"
"Never forget you are worth more than the value you place on yourself."
"Every day might not be a good day but there is good in every day."
Much love to all,
This is a test, a test to see if you are a human. Please note if something applies to you:Have you ever eaten a booger long past your childhood?Have you ever made a small, weird sound when you remembered something embarrassing?Have you ever purposely lower-cased the first letter of a text in order to come across as sad or disappointed?Have you ever ended a text with a period as a sign of aggression?Have you ever laughed or smiled when someone said something unpleasant to you, and you wondered the rest of the day why you reacted that way?Have you ever put on a pair of pants, and then realized much later that there was a loose sock smushed up against your thigh?Have you ever tried to guess someone else's password so many times that it locked their account?Have you ever had a nagging feeling that one day you will be discovered as a fraud?Have you ever hoped that there was some ability you hadn't discovered yet that you were just naturally talented at?Have you ever broken something in real life, and then found yourself looking for an "undo" button in real life?Have you ever marveled at how someone you thought was so ordinary could suddenly become so beautiful?Have you ever stared at your phone smiling like an idiot while texting someone?Have you ever subsequently texted that person the phrase, "I'm staring at the phone, smiling like an idiot"?Have you ever been tempted to, and gave into that temptation, of looking through someone else's phone?Have you ever had a conversation with yourself, and then suddenly realized you're a terrible person to yourself?Has your phone ever run out of battery in the middle of an argument, and it sort of felt like the phone was breaking up with both of you?Have you ever thought that working on an issue between you and yourself was futile, because it should just be easier than this, or this is supposed to happen just naturally?Have you ever realized that very little, in the long run, just happens naturally?Have you ever woken up blissfully, and suddenly been flooded by the awful rememberence that someone had left you?Have you ever lost the ability to imagine a future without a person that no longer was in your life?Have you ever looked back on that event with the sad smile of autumn and the realization that futures will happen, regardless?Congratulations, you have now completed and passed the test. You are human."Be as honest with yourself as you can possibly can. And it's not going to work for everybody, and I know you're going to be afraid of that, but please don't worry about being accepted by everybody. The people who like you and want to be around you, that's what matters, and that's what's healthiest for yourself." - Hasan MinhajMy lovely Listener twinnies are @allTheLove, @Bella20, @CelegnirCuthalion, and @MadilynRose! (No order, you guys are all so pawesome!)My personality type is INFP-T. Learn more about it here!Want to know who has the best 7 Cups profile? Click here!Rest in peace to a stellar fellow listener and human being, @MikeC18.
Hello! I chose the picture of an apple because it represents to me growth and potential. The apple can grow to become the best apple it can be. My strengths lie in relationship/friendship problems and infidelity issues.
I'm in my 20s and have always been told I'm a good listener and person to come to. People have come to me years after talking to them because they remembered I was someone to confide in. I like to think of myself as open minded, non judgmental, and compassionate.
Activities/Positions I am involved in include: Chatroom Mentor, Forum Mentor, Quality Ambassador, Peer Support, Chat Support help, Adult/Teen Listener, Teen Chatroom Mentor, Group Mod, Safety Patrol Team.
I am a 7 Cups Community Manager.Please don't hesitate to mssage me if you have any feedback or concerns!
NOTE: I am unable to take chat requests as I cannot respond in a timely manner. To find a listener click the Browse Listeners. Listeners indicate if they are taking on new chats in their profile. The green dot indicates they are currently online. For urgent needs please join the general queue and the first available listener will connect.(This is my bird. His name is Tuna, and he is a Jr. Community Manager.)My zodiac twinny is @Jill7Cups 🌙🌊🦀Be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here.- Max Ehrmann, “Desiderata”
Status (27/8/2019): Not deactivating, but I won't be consistently active, if active at all. I've stepped down from all my roles - something I should've done a long time ago. If you want to know why, check this out. Much love!
One of the first things I ever loved was books, I think. It's something that's remained constant about me throughout the years. My favourite author at the moment's Marie Lu, and here's a quote of hers: Every locked door has a key. Every problem has a solution.
Stories just attract me, I suppose. In much the same way, people do as well. It fascinates me that everyone's so unique, that each possesses a story that's unlike any other. And thus I'm always willing to hear your story, no matter what it is! When I read, I get so caught up in the story that my thoughts and feelings are secondary to what the character's thinking and feeling. I believe - and hope! - that I listen in that way too.
Regardless of your story, you're not a waste of my time, I promise. If you're struggling, I'm really sorry, and I hope that I'll be able to support you. If you've got something you'd like to rant about, then you may think of our chat as a safe space for you, and vent all you'd like. And though these are not the only emotions, I hope my point manages to get across - that no matter who you are or how you're feeling, I'll do my best to be here for you, because you're worth it.
Some things I've dealt with include anxiety, bullying, depression, eating disorders, stress, forgiveness, loneliness and self-harm. I'm a teenager, girl, sister, student and daughter, not necessarily in that order! That being said I'm willing to listen to you even if you're not going through anything that falls under the topics I've mentioned - but if you'd prefer to find someone else, that's okay too. You can do so here.
Welcome to 7Cups. My name is Imogene; it's nice to meet you. I'm so glad you're here.
Here's a bit about my involvement on-site! I'm awfully serious at times (as you can probably tell from my bio), but I'm always ready and willing to help. ✽ Peer Supporter, Peer Support Buddy
Listeners, if you've had a hard chat and need some support, feel free to message me! You're doing an amazing job and I'm so glad you've decided to give up some of your time to be a listener; being able and happy to support others is honestly incredible. Please remember that you're important too, though!
I also lead sessions in the Peer Supporters room! Here is the time:
- Peer Supporters: 11am ET, Fridays✽ Support Team Teen Star, Group Moderator, Group Mod Buddy, Support Session Leader and Doorkeeper
I'm a global Group Mod who leads support sessions in Teen Support (the team for which I also lead!), Self-Harm Recovery and LGBTQ+ Support! Here are the times for the sessions, held weekly:
- Self-Harm Recovery: 10am ET, Fridays
- LGBTQ+ Support: 10am ET, Saturdays
- Teen Support: 11am ET, Saturdays
I'm also a doorkeeper, so I can open/close rooms! Just shoot me a PM and I'll try and get back to you as soon as possible.✽ Project Agent, Teen Forum Star and Forum Flag Team
I'm a Project Agent on the forum team for forum engagement! I'm also a teen forum star for Teen Only Zone and the Needs Reply category.✽ Social Soldier, 7Cups Intern Graduate with Honours and Internship Teen Star
I am a Social Soldier on the Twitter track! In addition, I was an intern in July and August 2018 and graduated with honours in September. I'm now an Internship Teen Star as well! ✽ Quality Teen Star, Chat Supporter, Safety Patrol Team Member and Q&A Answer Approver
As a Quality Teen Star, I can hold mock chats with you and guide you as a listener! I also help grade the Active Listening 3 course. As part of the Safety Patrol, I help make sure 7Cups is safe for everyone! I'm on the Q&A team as well, so I help approve the answers submitted to the Q&A page.✽ Community Teen Star Leader
Along with Mel, I lead the TOZ subcommunity! You can message me if you're interested in joining, or if you have any questions - I'd be glad to bring you on board.
Not taking new chats! Please message another listener for a live session! Thank you for understanding <3Thanks 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,
I'm not taking new chats for personal reasons. If we've chatted before, you can send me a message, if not, you can connect with another Listener of your choice in the "Browse Listeners" page. Thanks for understanding!
No estoy tomando nuevos Chats por razones personales. Si ya hemos chateado podes mandarme un mensaje, si no, te podes conectar con otro Listener de habla hispana en la pagina "Browse Listeners". Gracias por entender !
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 who is struggling. Glad you are here!
"Be the change you wish to see in the world"Time is the most valuable commodityI 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★ 7 Cups Ambassador ★ 7 Cups Internship Program★ Community Mentor Leader ★ Chatroom Mentor ★ Quality Mentor ★ Forum Mentor ★ Doorkeeper.