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Response to butdiduvote (Original post)

Wed Feb 1, 2017, 04:30 PM

59. Yes. I can't shake the depression.

The unfairness of how Trump won (Russia, Wikileaks, media, FBI, voter suppression), makes me feel so powerless. No one is doing anything to correct what happened, and more bad things happen EVERY DAY. It seems to me that feeling anger and depression are the normal responses to all that.

Also I have to spend 8 hours everyday with coworkers who voted for Trump, and they aren't regretting their votes yet. I hate that I have to be anywhere near them.

I check headlines each day, but otherwise I avoid the news. Stephanie Miller makes some of the horror a little bit funny, at least. I try to remind myself what I am grateful for (home, sons, pets, enough $, entertainment). Someday we will look back at these days, and we will be glad it's over - like the Bush years. I'm hanging on waiting for that . . .

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