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The support and encouragement of friends and family can have a very powerful effect on one's ability to heal and overcome challenges. "The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing... not healing, not curi... more at Wikipedia

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Overall, 88% (28952 Members) find Support from Friends & Family helpful

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There have been rough times, especially in the beginning and during the really "low" points, but the support from family especially is also integral towards maintaining psychological health for me.
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I feel I can't share certain things with close ones because I do not want to burden them.
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I have great friends who are doing their best but I have no family near by so struggle in that regard.
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Worked for a time but comes back after
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Yes, but created many hypotheses and confusion. I like to reflect with my mother and through utilizing self help books, meditating, writing songs, and journaling. I know I must face the truth. I try to rescue people and it ends up hurting me and inhibiting their ability to be self-sufficient and find their own identity in the end. I am four years sober and still growing. This growth happened quickly and often I find myself questioning the truth.
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my mom is my only friend for some years now.
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very helpful but they live far away.
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My family supporting me definitely helps. Although their advice isn't always what i want to hear, I know i must consider it. and I know they mean well.
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They have been great!
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My family is a net of loonys, they always help
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