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Will talking about what happened make me feel worse?

33 Answers
Last Updated: 06/05/2017 at 6:53am
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Top Rated Answers
HumIlityTurnsMenToAngels
July 21st, 2015 3:34pm
At First it may, just because you are reliving what you feel bad about, but once you have let it out and its not bottled up anymore you will start to feel lmuch better.
Anonymous
July 5th, 2016 1:17am
usually not, once saying something aloud you often feel less pressured and weighed down by the issue that has been kept inside of you...
FeriWitch
June 5th, 2017 6:53am
While talking about a traumatic event can be difficult, it can also let you accept what happened and help you decide how to move forward. It's a good idea not to get stuck in bad memories, but putting them out in a coherent order, especially to a receptive, trustworthy audience, can help you get over a bad event.