I know counseling has an ugly stigma attached to it, your looked at as crazy . It can make you feel like your carry around a heavy bag of bricks wearing you out emotionally day after day . You try and live with it pretending everything is okay when deep down it causes more health issues then you care to think about , like depression, anxiety, stress , we all know dangerous stress can be.
You go through your day wondering if you fit in , and in today society it can be detrimental to persons on many levels
The hardest part of getting help can be able to afford it , depending on your finical resources or having access to the
resources whether it be your job or local clinics. If you have the courage to take the first step to seek help it can be like life changing like lifting a weight off your shoulders such heavy bricks I spoke of . The right counselor can let you express your feelings and do wonders in a nonjudgmental space which is the best part of seeking counseling. They can encourage you to take up a hobby or find something that can help you discover what makes excited like with me writing.
The longer you seek help , it can also help your self-esteem in many ways, getting you to open up more to people can be life changing socially and personally. It can help with your chosen career, or with anybody who might looked down on you for seeking professional help . The best thing about counseling can help you socially being able to talk to someone you might be attracted to whether it be male or female. It can also give you the courage to express yourself in various ways. The society we live in today is very judgmental and you could save life or two or give someone the courage to take the first step.