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Been reading through old stuff

Muddleduck

Muddleduck

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You have that little cat there? I bet he/she was so sad to know that you were in distress. They can sense that i think. Whenever i felt in too much distress, i would lay down by my cat and stroke her. They can really calm you.

I don't have a partner and always felt too damaged like you say you are, but years later, i think i would make a good girlfriend or wife. I cannot cope with the children thing or a full life but there is someone i am sure, who is similar to me or would like to have me for company, one day. If not, it is fine, there are always cats :D just go with life wherever it takes you and don't worry about what you don't have.
 
midnightphoenix

midnightphoenix

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You have that little cat there? I bet he/she was so sad to know that you were in distress. They can sense that i think. Whenever i felt in too much distress, i would lay down by my cat and stroke her. They can really calm you.

I don't have a partner and always felt too damaged like you say you are, but years later, i think i would make a good girlfriend or wife. I cannot cope with the children thing or a full life but there is someone i am sure, who is similar to me or would like to have me for company, one day. If not, it is fine, there are always cats :D just go with life wherever it takes you and don't worry about what you don't have.
my older furbaby is fast asleep on top of a box filled with random junk (idk how she finds that comfortable!)

not sure where my younger one has decided to go for a snooze, maybe snuggling her teddy in her carrier idk
 
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Girl interupted

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Midnight, lets approach it from a different angle.

What do you appreciate about yourself?

I know I am far from perfect, but I appreciate my empathy for others. You have that, too.

What else?
 
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Girl interupted

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i can never think of anything good about myself :redface:
Tons of good in you.

I see it daily.

Have you ever watched any videos by Kristen Neff on mindful self compassion? It turned on a lightbulb for me.
 
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