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Stress at work

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I was a fireball of energy, a real superwoman. On the go 24 hours a day and I was proud of it. At work, I was super productive, I never said no. I was the elastic band that couldn’t break. Then one day, I started feeling unwell, I felt pain all over, I couldn’t concentrate, I didn’t sleep well… My elastic snapped. I had a burn-out. I had the good sense to talk about what was happening and I asked for help.

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Anonymous

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Addiction

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I started gambling around 21, on slot machines in bars. I would spend my whole paychecks on those machines. My entire life revolved around online casinos, I thought about it day and night. And one day, I had nothing left, I was almost out on the street. I lost everything: my job, my girlfriend, my friends, my apartment. Even my family cut me off. I hit rock bottom; I didn’t know how to get out… And then I finally talked about it and asked for help.

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Anonymous

Emotional distress

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My wife has just died. She had breast cancer… I watched her suffer miserably and then she passed away, she was only skin and bones. I just can’t accept that she is gone forever. I feel so empty inside, I have no energy, no taste for anything, I don’t want to see anyone. I only want to sleep and try to forget… It’s not a solution, I know.

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Anonymous

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Solitude

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I feel lonely. I have no family, no spouse, no friends. I don’t have a job. I spend my days alone at home, talking to the walls. All my days are the same. If something were to happen to me, no one would know. I could vanish just like that, and nobody would care. This is not a life… feeling so alone… I’ve got to do something, I have to get out of this.

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Anonymous

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Abuse and Intimidation

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Who would have thought that a son could behave like this with his mother? He’s constantly aggressive and hypercritical; he calls me stupid, says he can’t wait for me to die so he’ll be free of me! He takes all my money; I don’t have a penny left for my personal needs. This can’t go on, I’m scared of him. I need to talk about this.

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Anonymous

Domestic violence

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I’m constantly afraid of him. When he gets home, I never know what to expect. He can start screaming because I put something in the wrong place or the children are noisy. He can call me stupid because I forgot to buy milk, and then throw a glass at me when he gets drunk. He can be so terribly aggressive… I don’t know what to do, this can’t go on. I need to talk, to get help.

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Anonymous

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Couple in crisis

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Things are falling apart between us. For six years, we have been a strong couple, and now we’ve come to a dead end. I love my husband, but I’m not happy with him anymore. We fight all the time, for small things, and the argument just deteriorate… I can’t see how I can go on like this. At the same time, I don’t want to destroy all we have built together… I need to talk about it, to see more clearly.

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Anonymous

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Strained relationships

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What a puzzle, human relations! These days, I seem to have problems with everyone; I feel people are constantly walking all over me. My ex-wife, my daughter, my neighbour, and when I try to talk to them, all I get is a load of abuse… We definitely don’t see eye to eye. Sometimes, I’d like to cut off all contact with them, my life would be so much easier. But I know I should rather seek help and try to understand things more clearly.

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Anonymous

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