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sanitatemnoctis

sanitatemnoctis

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I'm a borderline with severe trauma issues and narcissistic tendencies. I love alone in a studio in Seattle, in a supportive housing building. I all switching therapy centers and just got off the streets after being homeless a year in July. I love sci fi and getting to know people, but have a studious, academic personality and a lack of empathy that can make getting to know people's moods difficult and can get in the way of getting to know people long term.
 
calypso

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Hiya and Welcome to the forum. You are very honest and open, that's refreshing. I believe that empathy can be learned with practise. You just have to ask the right questions inside yourself about the other's actions and words.

You have had a rough time then lately. My sympathies to you and I hope you are on the road to recovery now. How did you manage to get off the streets into protected accommodation? That can't have been easy.
 
sanitatemnoctis

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It wasn't, but I'm on disability and in Seattle there's a lot of mental health housing available. My case manager worked with the city to get me a studio supported by section 8 and an organization called DESC.
 
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Welcome to the forum! I find it hard to believe that you lack empathy though, how do you know?
 
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