Posted by PhytoEstrogen on April 6, 2007, at 11:23:21
In reply to Re: Therapy for short-term anxiety, posted by Iwillsurvive on April 6, 2007, at 10:58:06
> > What helps the most?
> > I have a good therapist, but we are trying to shift the focus of our work from talking about the past to talking about the future (which terrifies me)
> **yeah, the future.....I tend to kinda fly by the seat of my pants...
> I think I may have had a dream or two as a kid, but they were crushed so WTF. I have more recently have some new ideas, but I keep it REAL loose, cuz it'll proly not happen. i don't got the chutzpah to move it thru.
> Mostly I want to live long enough and be healthy (mentally and physically) to raise my kids well.
> > I haven't contemplated the future in a long time. It's kind of a big black blank in my mind.
I always had this dream and now it's about to come true and I don't know what my next dream is. Maybe I'll write a book. That might be fun.
> **You can do what you want. But its weird to think of isn't it?
> Will you live in a cave?
Only certain caves
> Be a middle class mom?
Doesn't sound too bad either, except for the childbirth part
> Be an amazing inventor?
maybe I already am?
I'm awfully handy around the house. I even replaced the belts on my vaccuum cleaner and fixed my dryer a few times.
> Who the hell knows eh?
> > I like this message board. sorry I don't have any juicy love stories about my psychotherapist. That's not really my style.
> *You are SO lucky, and so am I. Thats a thing I have a HUGE problem with, this stuff where people get SO attached and get hurt, its just bad.
> Hope things go OK for you phyto.
> Take care