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Fri Aug 28, 2015, 04:55 PM

30. It's a true struggle every day

Had a very wonderful psychiatrist explain to me why I get so shook up about stuff, and he encouraged me to check out from the "bad news hotel" when the world becomes too overwhelming to process.

Basically, if you are a sensitive, intelligent person, this wicked world will sometimes make you feel defeated and hopeless, because you want to see compassionate, sensible, humane solutions to fix problems.

Instead, you're forced to realize that there are awful people running around creating even more problems, or making the ones we have turn out worse than when they started being problems.

When I'm truly overwhelmed, I vent about it on DU and commiserate with the wonderful people here, and it always helps. Usually, I steer clear of paying much attention to horrible events and people, because the sorrow of it can be paralyzing.


for all who feel lost in a lost world



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