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Discussion in 'Social Discussion' started by Eetha, Jan 12, 2016.

  1. Jaded

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    The real themildone

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    Someone at work today said "You can't fool me. You're a not nice person, you're a person pretending to be nice." And at first I was offended but then I realized it was kinda true.
     
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  2. Vanyanka

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    Oh, please. You are an extremely nice person. The person who said that to you, on the other hand, wants to drag everyone else down so no one will notice how vile they are.

    <3
     
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  3. JenniLeigh

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    Batch Bettah Have My Money

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    First of all... they're wrong.
    Secondly.... they're fucking stupid, b/c pretending to be nice requires doing nice shit and BEING FUCKING NICE.

    So, like, fuck 'em.
     
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  4. savvylabell

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    goin' down to the yee-haw

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    Just sitting here waiting on a text telling me if my best friend since age 14 is moving 13 hours away or not.

    It's what her and her husband want, but I'm selfish and needy. So i need to prepare myself to be very excited for her.

    edit: husband moves may 1st, she will follow after selling the house
     
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  5. barny

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    Math is money and money is math.

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    The last two weeks have been terrible; I recently changed worksites (I'm a temp), and the new worksite is awful. Terrible management, terrible work, and I'm not allowed to Turk like I was at the last site. I get home and just have no energy, so I haven't even Turked at home besides a few random hits here and there (mostly Audio Kites because at least I'm just listening to music and not really thinking). I was counting on Turking to help me pay bills and have a little extra spending money, but it looks like could be a thing of the past. Just bummed and out of breath...
     
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  6. savvylabell

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    goin' down to the yee-haw

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    I am what I would called depressed for the first time in 8 or so months. Too many changes happening at once and I am not dealing with it well. Also too much emotional eating which has led to gaining 10 pounds - everything I lost. Trying to be mindful of it, but I keep shoving food in my mouth regardless.

    Someone I thought had become a good friend since new years just completely stopped talking to me. I had made comments before how offputting she could be and how I was afraid of her, and then we became good friends, and then suddenly she ghosted me. Her reasoning is for the comments I made about her...months ago. No new incident happened. Her boyfriend was actually an even better friend, and he will still talk to me sometimes but has mostly ghosted me. I dance with them, so suddenly I'm very lonely out dancing.

    Another friend I've made in the same time IS a very good friend and will stay that way, but she is moving about 4 hours away soon. Managable for weekend trips, but right now I see her 2-3 times a week, so it'll be an adjustment.

    Best friend is moving 13 hours away in the next two months, she's staying to sell their house.

    The couple I lived with for 6 months, and the boyfriend started treating me poorly, well they kinda broke up (she moved out in January) and she swore if she moved back in with her parents, they would break up. Well she has kinda misled me about the status of their relationship. He went to therapy, and she told him a stipulation was he needed to mend things with me. Well he texted me last night. I wasn't really prepared. I won't be when I see him this weekend. He wants to talk. And I can honestly say, he is the worst thing to happen to her. So how can I be happy, even if he is working on himself? I'm not good at second chances because I always get burned. But if I lose her friendship, I will only have one friend left local. I am so so tired of making friends. I'm really sensitve and my feelings got really hurt. About 6 weeks ago she told me she had a project horse for us. Well I haven't even met the horse and apparently the boyfriend is super invovled so I feel like I got completely cut out of this. Also one of their fights was she spent too much time with horses, so I'm worried his interest and invovlement is just to get to my friend.

    also, I fucking hate my job so much. I told my management not to do a thing this year, and they did it, now the public is yelling at me about it. I'm on the edge of a complete and total breakdown because i cannot handle all this shit at once.

    I try to be ever the optomistic person. But I am getting pretty beat down right now.

    “I am and always will be the optimist, the hoper of far-flung hopes and the dreamer of improblable dreams.” - Doctor Who
     
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    Late reply but I think this kind of stuff is important. Even though we all struggle it's nice that there are moments where it's like "hey, right now, at this moment, things are alright."
     
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    POSSIBLE TRIGGER WARNING

    Had a pretty serious talk with my therapist last night. As many of you know, I have OCD and pretty high anxiety. I have irrational fears about almost everything you can think of. We're working on a ladder, basically choosing the smallest fears and exposing myself to them then working my way upward.

    Yesterday had certain topics but a few things really resonated with me at the end. I had seen another therapist last year but for reasons like financial and just my mindset at the time it just didn't work out. One thing my therapist from last year did talk about was mentioning watching a documentary watching The Bridge, a film about those who had jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge as a way of killing themselves. It featured interviews with people of the affected but also actual clips of those people jumping off to their deaths. Really harrowing stuff, and back in the summer I didn't feel like I could deal with it.

    The constant fear I've had obsessed over for the past ten plus years has been suicide (plus many many others) or self-harm in general. So seeing this was really tough on me, but last night I thought that there was not gonna be a time where I was fully ready to watch it, so I decided to watch it. My extremities got cold, my chest felt heavier and my stomach felt like it was constantly contracting, but I watched it from start to finish. And I was so proud of myself, even if after the fact I was still very anxious. I'm still feeling it today pretty hard but I think this was a good necessary step for me to take.

    Also, the specialist told me that I was a very likable guy, so that was nice to hear. It's hard to take compliments when you have always struggled with self-esteem but I hope I am getting to that point where I am getting a little easier on myself.
     
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  9. Metallica

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    Came home yesterday to discover my wife trying to harm herself. I panicked and involved authorities. Not in the mind to elaborate further. We're in deep mental shit right now and I can't be a parent on my own.
     
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    I'm so, so sorry. I know nothing I can say right now will make a difference, but you're in my thoughts.
     
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  11. barny

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    Math is money and money is math.

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    Thoughts for sure.
     
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  12. Jaded

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    I'm doing something very stupid. Very, very stupid.
     
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    idk what to say but :hug:
     
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    My nonsense is all small taters I just have to vent it once in a while. :hug:
     
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    <3 i dunno if you have family or friends up there, but if you need something, I know it's a freaking odd offer from an internet friend, but i'm just a few hours away. I have zero idea what I could do, but idk, I feel like I need to offer something.
     
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