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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Thu Feb 20, 2020, 04:33 PM

7. I have PTSD from my experiences living in Calif.

(No offense Californians).

What pulled me through then, and helps me with flashbacks now, is my animals. They are literally, lifesavers. They depend on me every day to pull myself out of bed and take care of them. They are always grateful, generous with affection, and make satisfying experiences. My reward is that they always make me feel better, and focus on NOW. Its hard to hate yourself when you have a dog or a horse saying--you are my everything.

No animals? Volunteer. Shelters are always looking for volunteers. You will make a real difference in these animals' lives, and they will enrich yours.

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