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I have to quit therapy and it causes me a lot of distress

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sugaredyoongi

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I've been in this therapy group for a while now and I recently found out that I'll have to quit because I've been in it for so long. This has caused me so much anxiety and grief and I don't know what to do about it. This therapy group is the only place I ever feel safe in to talk about my depression and anxiety and I am so so scared that I will have to do everything alone again. I have never learned to open up and be vulnerable with other people outside of therapy. I just can't stop isolating myself. I've been crying about this all weekend and for some reason I still can't tell my family that I am going through something. I'm so frustrated with myself. It feels like I am being thrown into this deep black hole and nobody is seeing it. I'm just so so scared.

I'm seeing my therapist tomorrow and I don't know what to tell her. My emotions are all over the place and I feel stupid about them. I'm scared that I'm gonna go there and she is not gonna understand why I am making such a big deal out of it and I am gonna feel even more alone. I just feel so overdramatic but at the same time, I wish I could give all these emotions the space that they deserve because god damn do they feel real and painfull.

Anyone else any experiences with 'losing' therapy? or something else that you were leaning on for support? And how did you deal with it?
 
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blacksmoke

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hello sugaredyoongi its pants when its hard to express ourselves. can you tell the therapist what you have said here in fact why dont you print it off and show her. as unless we start to get honest with our stuff then folk cant help us. especially in a theraputic setting.

you are so not stupid emotions gee cant live with them and cant live without them.
i decided to leave the therapy i was in a few years back as it just wasnt helping and i no longer had that group and shortly after that two huge life events happened and i was stunned and shocked and had no one to turn to. and then i have this policeman who sees me in this state approach me ...and i get arsey with him and say, gee since when has it been a crime to have a bad day. eeek
 
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Lorcos

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Can you please explain why you have to quit the therapy group? I don't understand? Is there really a time limit on how long you can be in the group for?
 
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