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'for the first time in all my life since I got raped by my brother-in-law I found somebody that I could talk to. Somebody I could - who wanted to listen to me. Who cared about what was happening to me.'
'it's too personal with X now. We shouldn't have become as friendly as what we did. Š if me and her weren't getting on friendly- wise, she wouldn't give me an increase in me methadone, for instance Š but if we were friends, she would. Š X could write on the folder '[respondent] needs another four amps [ampoules of injectable methadone] per day' and the doctor would have to do it, because X's the counsellor but it's all wrong, cos if X's in a mood with you, you won't get your extra four amps a day. If you're friends with X, you'll get them, and that's how it is.'
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