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    I do not feel like counselling is for me as I cannot speak to others about my feelings and never will. I just hate the idea of it generally and I believe that it will make the situation worse. So... how would you* convince your mum NOT to get you* counselling?

    *error in title, sorry
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    Just refuse to go, you decide what you feel is best for you.
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    (Original post by Reapertinence)
    I do not feel like counselling is for me as I cannot speak to others about my feelings and never will. I just hate the idea of it generally and I believe that it will make the situation worse. So... how would you* convince your mum NOT to get you* counselling?

    *error in title, sorry
    Why does she think you need counseling? Perhaps you have shown an inability to deal with your issues by yourself? Maybe come up with some alternative suggestions as to how you might deal with it ?

    Obviously theres a reason she thinks you need it. You dont say what it is. Its not something you suggest out of the blue.
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    Why does she think you need counseling? Perhaps you have shown an inability to deal with your issues by yourself? Maybe come up with some alternative suggestions as to how you might deal with it ?

    Obviously theres a reason she thinks you need it. You dont say what it is. Its not something you suggest out of the blue.
    While I was sleeping, she saw my SH scars. That's why :/
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    For counselling to work, the client needs to actively engage in it. Pushing someone who is reluctant into it is a waste of time.
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    (Original post by Reapertinence)
    While I was sleeping, she saw my SH scars. That's why :/
    She will just be worried.
    Are they recent?
    Do you know why you self harm,?
    Have you explained to her?
    How are you going to convince her you have it under control?
    Do you have it under control?

    She is only going to back out if she feels it is dealt with or theres something else that might help. Clearly its not a normal thing to do.
 
 
 
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