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    My heart and soul

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  1. Croft is feeling....
    alone and weighed down

    1. Finchy


      Sitting with you, Croft. I'm sorry you're feeling this way. Please know you aren't alone. We're here for you.

  2. I am a victim of sexual assault... 


    Canada has a broad definition of sexual assault. It includes all unwanted sexual activity 


    1. MeBeMary


      U.S. Federal law define it this way, as well. It is an umbrella term that includes all unwanted sexual activity. I'm sure many places across the world have their own definition or lack thereof. Just wish those laws worked better for most. 

      Safe hugs to you, if ok. :hug:  


    2. Croft


      @MeBeMary i only quoted that because it was from the law. ive had a bad habit of denying myself and have recently started crawling my way out of a long dark tunnel to realize that "this is me" (not that its "me" but that it includes me and i deserve better).
      i wish the law did more for people, anyone thats been wronged for any reason, but sadly its not perfect. i havent gone to court, but this law is helping me in the moment... i didnt want it and that all that matters...

      and thank you for the hugs 🤗

    3. MeBeMary


      Those three words, if by law or by morality, does include you. If you need to remind yourself, I'm all for it. You also speak the truth, as you deserved better, as we all deserved better. 

      Perhaps quoting law for yourself will also remind others what it does mean and give them less doubt, as well. 

  3. im feeling overwhelmed by life rn and am having trouble finding the correct thread because of it, so ill just post it here..

    "be truthful" as if i wasnt 😢

    1. Finchy


      Sitting with you, Croft. I'm sorry you're feeling so overwhelmed. :( We're here for you. :bighug:

    2. Doll6


      Here for you @Croft. I believe you 

    3. Croft
  4. I have a neutral mental health support discord. It's not specific to this but I tried/am trying to make it a place for everyone.
  5. Unless you're 100%, it isn't consent 

  6. i saw him today...the last time i saw him was around the time i left school years ago. 
    why cant people just disappear 

    1. Xenaspice


      Worst feeling. When I saw mine I was grateful I was sitting because my vision got wonky and I felt like I was going to pass out.  

    2. Pink Sky

      Pink Sky

      I'm sorry Croft, that must have been tough. Can't imagine how i'd feel if i saw my perp. 

  7. I don't feel like a survivor... 

    1. Finchy


      Sitting with you, Croft. ❤️ You are a survivor. You're here, you've survived.

  8. 'im not ok' but i cant say it. "im fine" is all i know even though im very open about my mental problems and past

    1. Finchy


      Sitting with you, Croft. ❤️ I can relate. It can be so hard to say the words, "I'm not okay." My gf asks me everyday, sometimes several times a day, how I'm doing. I always say "I'm fine." Even if that isn't the truth. It's just so hard to say otherwise.

  9. I feel I'm being crushed under my own weight. 

    I feel like the current is pulling me under. 

    1. MeBeMary


      I'm sorry you are struggling. You are stronger than you know, tho. Keep fighting. 

      Safe hugs, if ok. :hug:  

  10. The kitchen is my home. My safe place. As long as I have a kitchen, a place to get lost in the crunch of veggies under a sharp blade, the sizzle of the meat in a pan, the whirr of appliances, the smell of food flooding my nose, i can be ok. 

    1. snmls


      I love this. I'm glad you have a passion that brings you joy. 

    2. Finchy


      ❤️ That is awesome. So glad you love cooking and being in your kitchen so much. :) It's a great comfort.

    i didnt know where to share this or even why im sharing it. 
    but there is one line that stuck out to me
    "r*pe is not about sex. it's about power and privilege"
    i dont know about the privilege part, but the way he looked at me, the way i felt judged and how he said "i can force you".........tells me enough........ 


  12. i do like this one, thank you ive thought about that but (talking about hugs and what you said), sometimes people dont feel comfortable with hugs right now and i cant understand that so i dont want to bother them with it, and ive thought about saying "sitting with you" but i havent been quite sure what that means. to me it feels like it means im here for you if you need to talk, because irl that would typically be how it works and i dont want someone to think that when ive barely been able to handle myself lately. it left me, with not much to say because of these reasons.
  13. i dont really have much to say but sometimes i want to give them a hug or something just to let them know that i read what they said and that i care. but because i dont say much, i just dont say anything. it would be nice if there was a way to kind of say "im here" without actually saying anything. (at least there isnt one that ive noticed)
  14. i encouraged it though......

    1. AKB


      The blame rests with the person that hurt you. Period. Sending you strength!

    2. Finchy


      As AKB said, the blame is all on the other person that hurt you. It's not your fault. You didn't deserve it. Sitting with you, if you'd like. ❤️ 

    3. Iheartcupcakes


      No, love. You didn't. You did not ask for the pain you are in now...in any way. Sitting with you. 

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