Stigma and Ignorance

We are all complex. For example, some of us experience mental health issues differently. When Person A experiences the same mental health issue as Person B, they cry a lot. Person B shuts down. Neither are wrong. Both are human, both deserve life and love. Try listening and talking first. Please try a lot of things before painting with the same brush and/or throwing away. Ask yourself: When I am upset, what do I do? And then consider that what you do when you're upset maybe isn't all that different compared to Person A or B. Do you drink? Do you pace the room? Do you cry? Do you clean obsessively? Etc etc. Open your mind. Breathe. Have some compassion, practice empathy. Take a moment, and love.

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Compassion is important, but it goes both ways.

Sep 23, 2020 at 6:05am

At some point we have to recognize and address our own patterns, particularly if they are hurting those around us.

If Person B’s patterns are causing consistent harm to Person A, or if Person B’s desires are overriding Person A’s needs, then it is Person A’s right to set firm boundaries and/or end the relationship.

I may sound bitter, but I have learned to be cautious of people who go on and on about compassion but are really just looking to be excused over and over again for their selfish behaviour.

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Great post

Sep 23, 2020 at 6:17am

Thanks for writing.

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Bah humbug

Sep 23, 2020 at 8:42am

Love does not exist.
From what I've seen.
Love is selfish and unjust.
One sided.
How two people can see things so differently is beyond me.
They say there are two sides to every story.
Well there is !!
One side is a complete and utter lie and the other side is the Truth.
Why cant we believe the truth anymore ?
Is it because people hear so many lies on a daily basis, we just expect more lies.
There is No Trust Anymore either.
You can't even do that handshake thing anymore. Documentation needed !
And I undestand why Now !
Too many scammers out to make a buck and steal your jaded hearts.
Sad World
Love Yourself
To Infinitely and Beyond *

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Thank you

Sep 23, 2020 at 12:19pm

Lately it feels like the universe is sending me sign after sign that I’m on the right track. I’ve literally just had a similar conversation with someone who has the unfortunate habit of assuming that their way of being is the only way to be. It’s exhausting trying to deal with someone with this mindset. Live and let live people!

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Anonymous

Sep 23, 2020 at 4:37pm

Oh my
This sounds like a hallmark card.
Can you hear the birds chirping,
"Peep peep" .
Happiness is just around the corner.
* Your crazy magic carpet awaits you *
My love
"Peep"

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Person J

Sep 24, 2020 at 12:19am

I don't care about Person A or Person B.
I just want to kiss Person D!

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Person B here

Sep 24, 2020 at 9:55am

Does person A turn on the water works For their own convenience?

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