Ashamed to vent

I paid my rent and bills then off to work at the mental health clinic. Haven't seen my boyfriend since early March. I feel like I'm paying for everyone who is at home and baking bread. I feel resentful and angry when I know I should be grateful for having a job and a paycheque. No one asks if I'm ok and I'm alone. I listen to other people's problems, fears, worries.....I can't care anymore. Sorry.....I know people have it worse than me. Thanks for the 7 pm cheer.

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No one asks if you're ok?

May 1, 2020 at 2:40pm

Not even your boyfriend?
And lockdown didn't start til about March 18... so if you haven't seen him since early March, then maybe your b/f should be in your rearview mirror, now.

The thing is...

May 1, 2020 at 2:44pm

Nobody HAD to do anything. You have not seen him out of choice. It sucks. But when you look back on this, you will know you chose to have compassion for your fellow vancouverites instead of being a toilet paper hoarding, rule breaking monster. :) anyone who did what was right not what was wanted, is a good person as far as I'm concerned.

Hang in there

May 1, 2020 at 4:08pm

No need to apologize, we all need to vent. I'm in a similar situation and getting a little resentful myself... so know you're not alone. :)

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VanHeights

May 1, 2020 at 5:26pm

I applaud you for bravely doing such much needed work, while others stay safely at home. You are an everyday hero. Thank you.

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:(

May 1, 2020 at 5:45pm

I feel that way too as a health care worker. I wish I at least got a little bit of extra pay for risking my life too like nurses are getting.

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Those who work the worst jobs

May 1, 2020 at 6:28pm

receive the least compensation and gratitude. Im sorry for that. I wish things were better for you an others like you. I really really hope we can use this as an opportunity to make things better.

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?

May 1, 2020 at 6:49pm

So you have a SO? now try to imagine being alone....

Anonymous

May 1, 2020 at 7:52pm

Venting is good.
Get the shit off your chest.
Wont make a difference though cause no one listens.
Self absorbed people.
Who really dont give a rats ass.
True story.
Thanks for caring though.

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resentful of what?

May 1, 2020 at 8:17pm

I go to work every day, my partner is an essential worker and goes to work every day, too, and I'm glad for people who can stay the fck home, providing they aren't losing their shit over it. As a mental health worker, I'd think you of all people would understand many people want their old lives back and would also like to go to work. WOW.

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Paulooo

May 1, 2020 at 10:15pm

Don't be afraid to vent. Feel your emotions... anger, sadness, resentment, frustration.. then ask yourself if you can be ok with your reality. If you can learn to be ok with it, it will get easier.

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