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Sometimes when I'm heading for the bottom, I reach out to people. I tell them I'm lonely. More often than not they just ignore it and continue on the conversation like I never said anything in the first place. Like it doesn't mater. And that makes me feel like I don't mater.

When you're hitting bottom and depression is looming on the horizon, it's really hard to reach out to people. If someone makes the effort, please make the effort to listen, and respond appropriately. You could easily be the difference between a loosing battle with depression and a reason to fight on and get better. You could, no exaggeration, be the difference between life and suicide for someone close to you.

I've often heard people ask. 'Why didn't he talk to someone', after a suicide. Often I wonder, maybe they did try to, maybe you ignored them when you could have made the difference. Yes, every story is different and I'm not trying to throw blame around. I'm just asking you, as someone who has been on the wrong side of depression and suicidal thoughts, that if someone reaches out to you, even if it sounds or feels silly to you, please, please acknowledge what they have said to you, and address the issue with care and sensitivity on the terms they have approached you with.

Imagine the difference you could make to their life. All you have to do is be there for them. What might feel like a small thing to you, could be a huge thing to someone you know.

  • Mood: Lonely
  • Listening to: Evan Duffy

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Thanks for the fav+

Most appreciated
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:woohoo: :party: :iconcakelickplz: !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! :iconcakelickplz: :party: :woohoo:

On behalf of the *birthdays team, I sincerely apologize that your greeting has arrived late this year.

We hope you had an awesome day with lots of birthday fun, gifts, happiness and most definitely, lots of cake! Here's to another year!

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:iconhappienoodleboy:
meh, you're not the first, thanks dude
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richten Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the fav :salute:
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lintu47 Dec 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Holidays! :santa:
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:iconhappienoodleboy:
And the same to you my dear
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jazzylemonade Sep 14, 2012  Professional Photographer
Happy birthday! and a huge congratulations to you on your wedding :D

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Hello!:iconhappybirthdaycakeplz:
Happy [early] birthday!
Hope your birthday blossoms into lots of dreams come true!
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i-eat-paper Dec 21, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
HOLY SHIT AL!!!

Thats it. I'm so sending you stuff--and I'm sorry you'll have to wait til mid january until i have the dinero for shipping.

you know why for!!!

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU. there are no emotes that would quite express my gratitude.
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:iconhappienoodleboy:
Really, you don't have to, but I appreciate the sentiment :) Sorry for the delay getting back to you!! :hug:
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:woohoo: :party: :iconcakelickplz: !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! :iconcakelickplz: :party: :woohoo:

It's September 12th which means it's that time of the year again and your special day is here! We hope you have an awesome day with lots of birthday fun, gifts, happiness and most definitely, lots of cake! Here's to another year!

Many well wishes and love from your friendly birthdays team :love:

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Hello!:iconbummiesplz:
Happy early birthday!
Hope you have a good one!
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