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Hi,

I'm nervous. Besides my therapist, I have no support and I am looking for some.

I have some questions. I PMed a mod, I think. I'm not really sure. I'm tech challenged. Should I ask my questions to the newbie team instead?

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Hello Tweeter,

Welcome to AS. I am sorry for the trauma that you have suffered, but you have found a very supportive site. All the mods and newbie support team are helpful, so I am sure that if the mod you contacted thinks newbie support is more benifial, they will tell you. Be patient, you will get a response. As far as share a story, there is no password, you just have to make 10 posts to automatically gain access. It can be orignal posts by you, or you responsing to others. I wish you well on your healing journey.

Mary

:youcanheal:

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Mary,

Thank you so much for the info. It confused me bc when I clicked on "share my story" it asked for a password. Posting 10 times makes sense. I'm really nervous being here. I'm sure that go away w time.

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We have all been new once, so I understand the nerves. Time does help, but know there is no pressure or time table here. You will figure it out and will receive the support you need and deserve.

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Hi Tweeter3,

:aswelcomesu:

Please do not be nervous here :)

You are safe here.

The member's are very friendly, helpful, understanding and Supportive :throb:

I am very happy that you are seeing a therapist.

AS members WILL Support you.

Feel free to post any questions that you might have, sometimes the Mod's are busy, and you can get a faster answer to your questions from the members :)

Do not worry about being "tech Challenged".

Try and relax, we all felt nervous when we first became members here.

If you make a mistake in a post, a Mod will most likely PM you, and NOT embarrass you in the Forums.

We all make mistakes, so do not take it personally if it should happen to you here :)

:supportu::notalone::youcanheal:

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ActivistAlly has been a huge help to. I am quite new also. Check her out. Good luck.

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Mary and Nyc Girl,

I appreciate the encouragement and reassurance. I had a bad experience w a different board, so I'm very nervous.

Hollih,

Thank you for the suggestion.

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Hello Tweeter,

Just wanted to take the chance and personally welcome you to the boards. I have gotten your PM and will respond to it shortly :) I hope that the bad experience from your previous board does not push you away from here.

Mandy

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Mandy,

Thank you. I got your PM and replied. I don't think it will push me away from here. I might be hesitent and nervous, especially at first. My dad used to say, "try everything twice bc the first time you try something might not be a true representation of what you are trying"

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:aswelcomesu::youcanheal::notalone::bighug: if OK

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Hello Tweeter,

Welcome to AS. I am sorry for the trauma that you have suffered, but you have found a very supportive site. All the mods and newbie support team are helpful, so I am sure that if the mod you contacted thinks newbie support is more benifial, they will tell you. Be patient, you will get a response. As far as share a story, there is no password, you just have to make 10 posts to automatically gain access. It can be orignal posts by you, or you responsing to others. I wish you well on your healing journey.

Mary

:youcanheal:

Thanks for this, I had been wondering about it and also emailed the moderator but didnt hear back. as this is my 9th post--I will see if that important part of the site opens up for me :)

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Mary,

Thank you so much for the info. It confused me bc when I clicked on "share my story" it asked for a password. Posting 10 times makes sense. I'm really nervous being here. I'm sure that go away w time.

And, thanks for sharing that because I am very very interested in sharing my story but also quite nervous...nerves get better just knowing I am not the only one.

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I am glad you got the info you needed. Once I hit 10 posts I had no issue getting into that forum.

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