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#425727 - 02/18/13 05:15 PM Re: Where did everybody go? [Re: Randy65]
txb Offline

Registered: 02/03/13
Posts: 397
I agree. I got ditched for being "too depressed" recently. Which sucks because i was in hospital for treatment for it at the time. And it doubly sucks because when my so called friend was depressed I was there for him. In a way I can't really blame him, I guess it was dragging him down too.

I agree about online being completely different to real life too. Sometimes I'll tell people online things in my first conversation with them that I'd never tell my real life friends.

#425735 - 02/18/13 06:17 PM Re: Where did everybody go? [Re: Randy65]
traveler Offline

Registered: 02/07/06
Posts: 4089
Loc: resettling in NE Ohio
if they can't deal with the truth - i feel like i am better off without them. what is the point if all they want to do is relate on a mask-to-mask level? don't waste time and energy on them if it is not an authentic friendship. we have enough professional and social obligations that we have to keep up just to function in the world. to expend personal resources on a facade or sham of a relationship voluntarily is useless.

"My experience has shown me that I all too often tend to deny that which lies behind, but as I still believe, that which is denied cannot be healed." Brennan Manning, "All is Grace - A Ragamuffin Memoir"

#425751 - 02/18/13 09:02 PM Re: Where did everybody go? [Re: Randy65]
Randy65 Offline

Registered: 04/14/12
Posts: 109
Loc: Alabama
You guys are freakin awesome! You are always here to pull me up. I sooooo appreciate it. I am slowly realizing that I don't need them. I just crashed emotionally this weekend when I realized they were all gone. I know now that I have been doing just great without them and have more time to focus getting better. Thank you all for such great input, understanding and being my brothers. You are truly special in my life and that is true friendship/family.
My Story of CSA

My Story of CSA: The Day God Entered My Heart

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#425817 - 02/19/13 08:54 AM Re: Where did everybody go? [Re: Randy65]
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Registered: 10/09/11
Posts: 3817
Loc: South-East Europe
It is great to have support by other fellow survivors as we have it here.

Sending hugs

(((Randy))) wink
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