It's weirdly gratifying each time I get an email notification alerting me to Regina's replies, and there is something freeing about anonymously spilling my guts with no sense of concern about how I "look" to the other person.Still, as our back-and-forth winds down, I feel totally underwhelmed. Hokemeyer suggested, my Talktala experience feels like Self-Reflection Lite—it's not in-depth enough to provide any real insight."Therapy that changes people's lives is a nuanced process," he says."The dialogue that occurs online is much more shallow and transient. I love the outdoors, traveling, cooking, volunteering, adventuring, exploring, and so many other things. Like to read, cook, garden, write poetry,travel,romantic dinners out, movies, flea markets, antique malls, walking, holding hands..kissing. By using this site you agree to our Terms of Service.(changed 25.6. i am looking for an open minded and lasting female pen pal,to talk about any thing to share views experiences and stories, i am cool humble and non judge mental man, i like reading fishing and have interest in herbs, Love the ocean, lake, outdoors. I am very loyal, easy going, affectionate, compassionate, love to laugh and have a good time. But what if youre kinda kinky and peverty or use cursing words quite often or not. just dont email me saying 'lets make love' ill ignore and...
THE RESOLUTION (OR LACK THEREOF)OK, so the therapist's response seems a bit... I wasn't expecting much more, honestly, so I continue my exchange, explaining more details about my mental-health history.
It's like comparing an artificial sweetener to honey, or instant coffee to slow-brewed." I suspected as much, but I wanted to see for myself.1.
THE THERAPY SITE: is the slickest of the three sites I tried.
"I can't seem to catch a break when it comes to dating and love," I write. but it doesn't pan out—[the guys I like either] aren't into me or they are ambivalent ... Blahtherapy was the site that first sparked my interest in the weird world of e-therapy.
I keep getting sucked into sketchy, go-nowhere maybe-relationships. "Again, I wait for the helpful and compassionate responses to roll in. It's pretty unique in its approach—in addition to offering the "completely anonymous" services of a real therapist for ("No therapist will know who you are—no one close to you will know you're getting therapy"), the site has a "venting/listening" private chat function that pairs up anonymous strangers who want to vent with strangers who want to listen. Because, as the site explains, "sharing and connecting with other strangers who are going through a struggles just like you [sic] provides great consolation to anyone in need of healing or a friend."I'm eager to try the anonymous venting thing, because spilling my secrets to some rando who gets off on "listening" sounds, admittedly, awesome.