Types of help for a stammer
There are many types of stammer therapy including stammer cure
courses or traditional speech therapy. I have overcome a stammer
and in this article I describe what it is like to be fluent for
I am now able to order food and drink for example, without fear
of a stammer, speak on the telephone and am able to enjoy
socialising. I have become a more positive person, life is no
longer the struggle it once used to be. I appreciate my speech
compared with the average fluent person, who does not realise
how lucky they are. Some would even say that I talk too much,
but this is something I will never apologise for - when I had a
stammer I hardly spoke at all.
Six years ago I met my present girlfriend, Sharron, who has an
eleven-year-old daughter, called Taryn. Together we have a son
who is four years old, called Ethan.
What attracted me to Sharron was her positive outlook on life
and I am sure we will have a happy and successful future
We recently bought our first property in Birmingham, which saw
me return to my native city from Brixham. There were many
reasons for the move, one of which was to make the courses more
As a person with a stammer, I seemed to accept second best. I
left school because of the stammer, dated girls which to be
truthful, not only did I not feel attracted to, but did not
particularly find interesting. My stammering mind convinced me
that I could do no better. I was unhappy where I worked, but
just accepted it; I did not feel able to put myself through the
interview process again.
I now only accept the best and my life has improved tremendously.
In general, what fluency has given me is:
1. Confidence 2. Happiness 3. Contentment 4. Optimism 5. Success