This is a great site, hands down. It provides comfort and compassion when needed. But it also bears a resemblance to a crutch. We are supposed to be getting on with a normal life, but I've browsed around Daily Strength and it seems to me that alot of people thrive on the attention they get from it. You can't heal until you want to be better. Some folks embrace their illness/ disability/loss and make it a part of their lives. It is not who we are. It is something we went/are going through and the key is to keep moving.
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