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  • I’ve heard that clients are not supposed to give large gifts to their therapist for ethical reasons. I’m wondering if anyone would know if this would apply also as a goodbye gift when leaving therapy? It would seem to me that if I can spend $200 per session, I should be able to give a larger gift to my well deserving therapist!! I would love to…Read More

  • Hi okidoki,

    I’m not a professional or anything but I have unfortunately been in a similar situation, and I hope I can contribute something that can possibly help.

    First of all, kudos to you on recognizing that the relationship may be problematic. The first step in solving a problem is recognizing that there is something that needs to be…Read More

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    notmyrealname replied to the topic Opening Up in the forum Relationships

    Thank you everyone for all the advice and support! Trying different things slowly and will take it from there.

    Thanks Michali for the professional advice, I would really love for that to work but I think it will take much convincing for her to agree.

    I also really appreciate the books you recommended!!

    Wish me luck,

    Notmyrealname

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    notmyrealname replied to the topic Opening Up in the forum Relationships

    Thank you for the responses ❤

    I would like to have a conversation about this, I feel that letter writing is less effective and a little bit of a way out of it.

    I am also familiar with dear man, its more that I don’t know what to tell her that I want (need?) from her. The environment is super uncomfortable. She previously agreed to communicate…Read More

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    notmyrealname started the topic Opening Up in the forum Relationships

    Hi, I’m wondering if anyone has advice for me. I’ve been living by a relative for a year already due to abuse at home. But I’m still struggling to get along with her. I don’t express myself to her since I don’t fully trust her and she is not very communicative, I have to ask about everything. She feels like she can’t talk to me since I shut down…Read More

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