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How psychotherapy helped me break my pattern of being in abusive relationships

How psychotherapy helped me break my pattern of being in abusive relationships

Jina Verma, a successful Marketing Professional was trapped in a vicious cycle of being in one abusive relationship after another. Here, she shares her story about her pattern and how she finally broke it with psychotherapy. A strong believer in love, I thought I had found my perfect match in Suhas and before we knew […]

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How my inner conflicts almost shattered my dreams of joining the Merchant Navy?

How my inner conflicts almost shattered my dreams of joining the Merchant Navy?

23-year-old Nishant Kaur had his career of becoming a Merchant Navy Officer all mapped out. He worked diligently towards it and finally got the much-awaited job offer. Unfortunately, his internal battles with anxiety and emotional dependence came in the way of him being to able to take the final leap. Here is his story… At […]

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Things Single Mom’s Should Be Proud Of

What is it that single moms should be proud of? Cafe Counsel

What is it like to be a Single Mom in India? Singlehood among women has always been frowned or looked down upon because of conservative and orthodox practices, rules of family and apprehension of relatives. Whether a woman is divorced, widowed or chose not to marry, the paths are never easy for her. People start […]

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Mental Health: The essential of Self Help & Care

Mental Health for Self Help Care- Cafe Counsel

Mental ill-health isn’t uncommon in today’s times where people do multitasking and stress themselves to a large extent to keep up with the fast lifestyle, competition at work, higher standard of living etc. People with mental ill health are at a higher risk for some unhealthy behaviour. They may find it challenging to make healthy […]

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My trauma of being molested as a child.

My trauma of being molested as a child

I have vague memories of when I was two years old. My uncle would come home bearing gifts with a big smile on his face. While for most kids, this would bring joy, for me, it just evoked a sense of terror. Because what followed simply made me quiver. He would make me sit on […]

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