Funny Little Things

Scarlet Archer

Just a girl.


I saw my therapist for the last time today. I expected to cry, but I only felt numb. I expect that the rougher emotions will come in time. I gave her a card with my words of gratitude, and she gave me a journal so that I can keep writing words.

Over four years, how many words did we exchange? Too many to count. How many nervous breakdowns did she see me through? How many times did I cry? Far fewer than if I hadn’t had her. Words weren’t enough to describe how she helped me, even if I had the next ten years.

Oh, there they are. Funny little things, tears. You never really know when they’re going to show up.


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Jim Stitzel

Jim Stitzel

Therapy can be extremely helpful, and I'm always for the people who benefit from it. And tears are never a bad thing. Shedding a few here and there can be quite therapeutic.

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ElshaHawk LoA

ElshaHawk LoA

And do keep writing words.

  • #2270 Posted 3 years ago
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slapdashmonuments

slapdashmonuments

I am here for everyone like you and me.

  • #2287 Posted 3 years ago
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ethelthefrog

ethelthefrog

Therapy is great for those who need it and can get it. Definitely worthwhile.

Be well.

  • #2366 Posted 3 years ago
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Jae

Jae

I appreciate how the title implies something potentially humorous, but by the end has become a reference to the opposite.

  • #2370 Posted 3 years ago
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