I used to go to therapy. I thought it was great, you know, having somebody really listen to all of the most important issues in the whole world or at least your life and have that person go, "yah, you did the right thing" or "you are so smart and funny" or whatever. (They never really say that.)
So I found this lady and we met before work on several occasions and I would pour out my heart and she would put her hand on her chin and stare intently at me and for a moment I would feel like she was really, really listening and then...
...she'd nod off.
Here's my impression of her. And the first in a new series I like to call "video punchline".
This happened in every single session. I never said a word about it. Which means her therapy clearly didn't work because I was there to "gain confidence" and "speak up for myself".
Is that irony?
"I've never had a therapist ask me to lie down. I have... had a therapist fall asleep on me." ~Kady-isms
What an awful awful listener that therapist was. Jeez. At least she makes for a good laugh looking back on it.
I've felt that way for years listening to you
Ha. Ha. Kelly. Pick up the phone once in a while, will ya?
Kerry: if nothing else I'm sure of in life, I'm sure of this: it ALL makes for a good laugh looking back on it.
I have a BA in Psychology. If you'd like, you can pay me to fall asleep.
I have a friend whose therapist complains about her own marriage during their appointments. So, not only is she not being listened to, but she is paying to basically be her therapist's therapist. And yet, she keeps going to her ...
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