Man.. thats GREAT. Yes let me echo Larry. YOU DID IT!!!!.
I am a strong, independent person
I have never doupted this about you. And seeing a T doesn't change this about you. In fact I see you as even a stronger person now. I wish I could have had the courage you are showing when I was a yougn man. Your strenth inspire me. Thank you.
I am hurting badly on the inside by things that seem to just not go away.
We understand that pain. But they do get better. Promise.
The drive to my therapist's office was dreadful. I had to prepare myself because I knew my personal "secrets" would soon be exposed to a complete stranger. I kept going over worst-case scenarios in my head.
LOL.. reminds me of my first visit to a T. You did better than me. I ended up pukeing in the trashcan. LOL Good job my friend.
1. My therapist is a cool guy
Good. I bet he's thinking the same thing about you. Because you are.
2. He beats having to talk to my parents about these things
I may be older than dirt, but remember my teens years. Heck getting a tooth pulled was better than talking to parents LOL
3. Feelings are important
This is a very powerful statement here. You have seen something it took me a couple of years to figure out. Again GREAT JOB!!!.
Hopefully, this therapy will continue to be a positive experience for me.
Don't mind if I add my "hopes" on top of yours? Because I do hope that as well.
I am very proud of you man. You took a very hard and scary step yesterday. You should be proud as well. See ya in chat.