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Old 05-18-2018, 11:58 PM  
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Default Re: Awkward Encounter w/ T

Originally Posted by schweppesboy View Post
My first therapist I ever had, I went to her for about 3 months when I was 18. It didn't go well, I don't think I liked her very much and I was too uncomfortable to really open up - but I still found myself fantasizing about her taking on a more maternal role in my life. About a year later, I was eating lunch with my actual mother at this cafe, and when she got up to go to the bathroom, I realized I was sitting directly across from my old therapist. She was facing me, too. I had to go the rest of the meal trying to pretend I didn't notice her.
Thanks for your response. It made me feel better to know someone else had an awkward encounter with an old therapist. Just wondering--did your mom know it was your therapist? Also, did you say anything to your old T? When it happened to me, I was so surprised I just turned and walked the other way.
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