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ooby
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It's hard to be supportive

Postby ooby » Sat Jul 26, 2014 12:08 am

When you also need support and you are not getting it.

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Re: It's hard to be supportive

Postby Taff » Sun Jul 27, 2014 9:47 pm

I agree, I find it hard also.
I hope you are ok x

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Re: It's hard to be supportive

Postby ooby » Sun Jul 27, 2014 10:24 pm

I think some think if you are not overtly suicidal or in acute crisis, then you don't really need support. Nothing could be further from the truth. It's not always about acute situations. Living with chronic ,long term problems and the way it affects functioning and qol is every bit as or more disabling .

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Re: It's hard to be supportive

Postby Taff » Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:38 pm

Hello Lu :D
Ooby, Sometimes I wish I could say how I feel, but i tend to keep it inside.. a childhood trait..doomed to "present" as a pleasant person. So no support whatsoever...
Depressing isn't it? :?



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