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Inability To Express Myself

I guess I have a lot of "issues" but I am reluctant to see a therapist because many of my issues also are involve inability express myself verbally. I often feel trapped, suicidal, and depressed. I don't know what to do to change, and moreover, at times I feel as if "changing" would be false, and a defiance of my true self. I am very confused and don't know what to do to keep myself from utter destruction. Your short little email here is very articulate. I don't see that you have any great difficulty using language to communicate part of what you are experiencing. Then again, what you perceive and what I perceive are two different things.

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