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Response to butdiduvote (Original post)

Wed Feb 1, 2017, 12:14 AM

4. First, you're in the same spot as a lot of us are.

So don't beat yourself up. I'm still pretty new here but it seems to me, in getting to know folks on this site, that we all have days that we can barely function and days that we join hands, fight and live to see another day. This site has saved my sanity. I appreciate the candor, thoughtfulness, and support I've found here. If we can be in community and pick each other up when one of us is down then we can all move forward.

I'm back in therapy myself and it is a lifeline during these dark days. Sounds like the therapist you saw is a tool. I'm sorry! This was more than election and anybody who doesn't see that is not entitled to your trust, money or time. Please dont give up. There are some good mental health providers out there. Our lives have been turned upside down. This is awful. That fact bears respect.

And family and friends that don't get it? Holy hell. That hurts. I know. I've walked away from some relatives and friends that are gloating trump humpers and it is a deal breaker for me. Not getting together for dinner, coffee or anything else. Life in general is difficult enough without those fools making it harder.

Do what you can. Practice self care. I'm glad you are here.

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