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How do I get better at not ignoring all the positive emotional work I've done when suddenly being triggered in a high-stress low-functioning situation? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Nov 20, 2013 - 6 answers

 

Therapy for trauma: more trouble than it's worth?

I need to decide whether it's worth the trouble for me to go to therapy. I am fortunate to be able to afford it financially, but in terms of time and emotional energy, I am not so sure. Details inside. [more inside]
posted by gemutlichkeit on Aug 2, 2013 - 14 answers

How do you figure out feelings?

I'm having a lot of trouble identifying the emotions I'm feeling and why. What techniques can I use to work through this? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 20, 2012 - 16 answers

Can I change my emotional reactivity without even trying?

Virtually all of my past relationships have had huge amounts of drama, a lot of which I have unintentionally encouraged. I have a tendency to pair up with emotionally withholding men, feel wounded and neglected, and then lash out verbally and emotionally in response. This has been my pattern for almost 20 years, yet now in my current relationship, I haven’t experienced this at all. I feel calm, collected, and content. Yet I haven’t made any conscious decisions to act differently - I just find myself behaving this way without trying. I am really happy about feeling so stable for a change, but it also seems too good to be true. Is it possible for a change like this to be legitimate and lasting? [more inside]
posted by Neely O'Hara on Mar 18, 2011 - 9 answers

Do thoughts ALWAYS precede emotion?

Do thoughts ALWAYS precede emotion? [more inside]
posted by learninguntilidie on Jan 16, 2011 - 40 answers

Why do I get emotional during one particular yoga pose?

Why do I get emotional during one particular yoga pose? [more inside]
posted by rocco on Feb 2, 2010 - 34 answers

Please help me reply to my mom's email concerning Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

My mom sent me an email today acknowledging for the very first time (that I am aware of) that she experiences symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder. I would like to write the best response that I can to her, with some links or information about possible next steps. I don't want to screw this up, please help me help her! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 30, 2009 - 8 answers

Express yourself.

To what degree do you (or people in general) share your emotions with other people? with your therapist? I'm mostly particularly interested in "negative" emotions, e.g. sadness, guilt, fear, anger, shame, etc. [more inside]
posted by Alligator on Nov 1, 2008 - 9 answers

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