"Your family are asking you to do something extremely difficult out of ignorance but probably also in hopes that it will bring you comfort. They don't understand that, while they still have their own lives intact, your life is shattered and many…"
"I don't know whether the timing will work out, Boo.
It takes so much strength just to get through each new day that I haven't any left over to put into this problem. So, so weary; and more than anything I'm exhausted from fear of the…"
"What I'm facing is the practical reality that I "should" re-home one of my three pups in order to move on, but I just can't do it. My two old ladies were adopted from a shelter in bad shape -- one having had been subjected to so…"
"I know just what you mean, Riley. Not only do you feel like the odd man out but having to quietly sit there and listen to them chat about everyday life sorts of things when life is so NOT everyday normal for you. How I wish my friends could spend…"
"Riley, I wish I could sit with you and just listen to you give voice to your fear and your heartbreak. At 15 months, it's slowly getting better, I'm feeling stronger. I didn't believe it when a psychologist said it would happen like…"
"for mcbeth and all who are scared (which includes me, but 14 months out so a little less): I think we're less scared when we feel in more control and this helped me: I have a spiral notebook I call (a little blasphemously perhaps)…"
"Lots of triggers FOR SURE and some come out of absolutely nowhere, when you are completely unsuspecting, slam you to the ground and stomp you to a sobbing pulp. I am 14 months out, thought I was doing okay but was wrong. So I have withdrawn from a…"
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