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    Sending Everyone Love 💗

    Hello Everyone.
    I hope you all have a safe a wonderful #Thanksgiving . Even if you celebrate at a table for 1, just know that you're not #alone ! There are people like me who exist who share thoughts and prayers with you as we kick off the season.

    #LGBTQIA +
    #Friends
    #Holidays
    #notalone

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    Helping A Depressed Friend

    Hi everyone I’m looking for advice actually on how to help someone else. My best friend at college has been in a very deep depression for months now and I try not to but I do mentally carry some weight of constantly worrying and wanting to help as much as I can but I feel as though there’s nothing I can say or do to help her so I am looking for guidance on how to help someone you love who is feeling hopeless on being able to get themselves out of depression. I have tried a lot of things to help, I even curated a list of therapists for her in our area to try and help kick start the therapy journey because I know depression can make it very difficult to start and complete any sort of task. She hasn’t been very receptive to the idea of therapy but she may be warming up to it. If anyone got through a similar experience and can share some thoughts or any advice at all that would be much appreciated. #Depression #Anxiety #Friends

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    Growing up with no sporting skills

    Hi. Growing up I always had problems with my social skills. I only have a few friends (fortunately each of them deeply cared for me and I am grateful for that), and I was really bad at sports. Coming from a culture, where boys are expected play at least some sport be it football or cricket, I was equally bad in all sorts of sports even table tennis or fussball. I couldn’t ride bicycles or swim either and I have always been a fat kid. Now at 32, I am happily married with my wife and a daughter. However, the regret of not getting to play enough sports or having good socializing skills makes me feel bad even today. You might say that it’s too much but this regret of not making memories in the playground or not being able to participate in discussions around sports tournaments or a certain athlete troubles me a lot on a deeply psychological level. Is there anybody else who feels almost ashamed about not getting to play sports in childhood, not making enough friends or not getting to discuss sports as an adult. Will very much appreciate your suggestions. Thanks. #Sports #Childhood #Friends #Shame #regrets

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    My anxiety's biggest fear

    I just found out my dad needs to have emergency surgery for a blockage in his stomach. He's the type of guy who's never sick besides an occasional cold and even then he would get up to go to work because he's strong and the hardest worker I know.

    I can see the fear in his eyes but I know he is going to come out stronger than he went in. Let his faith be stronger than his fears. My faith is strong for him right now. I don't have the strength to be weak and he needs me.

    Thank God for my mom forcing him to the emergency room. Only a man who loves a woman so deeply would stop being stubborn for just a second. I trust in God. Our faith is never lost. This too shall pass. All of a sudden the things that didn't really matter before, really don't matter at all right now.

    I never ask for anything because I just don't know how to but I do ask for prayers. Thank you.

    #prayers #Surgery #Faith #healed #Love
    #Anxiety #Depression #Life #Family #Friends #peace #Trust #god #Health

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    Fun 🎉

    You can post memes here 2 for fun
    But if any kind of offensive joke or meme are posted it will result in account removal #Memes #Depression #Anxiety #PanicAttack #MentalHealth #Friends #onlinefriends

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    I think I’m good at advice, but ya never know!! 😂

    #Advice #Friends #Family #struggles

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    Special Item

    OK. This is probably weird but I am giving it a try. So say you are going to a place, any place, doesn't matter, and you can't bring people or pets, so you have one item you are allowed to bring with you. What would your special item be? Have some fun with this, I hope! #Friends #Friendship #friendships #MightyTogether #MentalHealth #FamilyAndFriends #New #lonely #alone #NoOneFightsAlone #StrongerTogether #Together #SocialInteraction #social #wellness #EmotionalHealth #Health #relate #Chat #Share #post #safe #SafeSpace #Connections #Positivity #positive #Fun #Mindful #Mindfulness #Kindness #ActsOfKindness #ActOfKindness Self-esteem Self-worth #self -love #Confidence #Life #Lifestyle

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    Success stories when sharing diagnosis with friends and family? #MentalHealth

    How was your experience with this? Do you have tips if your story was successful? Personally, I’ve told friends, and partners, but it didn’t really make a difference. I don’t think anyone understands. A therapist once advised me that I need to describe how I need to be supported, but it never gets that far or it feels like people forget. As for my family, I have not because I know it will be used against me in the worst ways. #Relationships #Friends #Family #MentalHealth #Depression #Anxiety #BipolarDisorder

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    New Relationships

    I’m in a headspace where relationships feel really important. I feel motivated to put myself out there, both online and in real life. I hope that this is successful.
    There’s also the part where I hope that I can have enough energy to keep up with these relationships. #Friends #Relationships #Depression #Anxiety #BipolarDisorder