Well it's over!
No sooner had it begun, did it fizzle out like a lead balloon.
I feel somewhat relieved, yet also a little saddened - she had much potential, but seemed anchored by her past and felt comfortable clinging on to the "clinical depression" tag.
Get over yourself. The world doesn't revolve around you, and if you EVER think you've got it bad go walk through a children's hospital. It will certainly change your perspective on life when you see kids who'll never make it past a tenth of your age! If anything they're the ones who should be miserable with life because they'll never get to live it!
Anyway, I said a few parting words, pretty much to the same effect as those last couple of sentences (which probably wasn't the most tactful way in helping someone with depression), but to be honest I didn't care. I'm no shrink, and I know with the small bout of depression I had it wasn't until I faced the REAL reasons for why I was fearing or failing to face the pain that when I did I was able to find out what I needed to do to get better.
Pain can be a wonderful thing, even though it doesn't feel like it at the time, but it helps us to know what's wrong and what needs fixing! All we need do is face it, which can be tough, but when you're sick and tired of feeling that dull senseless pain you'll eventually arrive at a point where you'll do anything to get out of it. It's here where change starts and the results upon breaking this barrier can be so instant that you'll look back at those dark days and wonder how on earth you let your silly self get control.
Hopefully some of the advice hit a nerve for Shaye today.
At least it's really good news for me... I now KNOW and can move on with my life.
And it's always better to know now rather than spend weeks and months playing "nice" wasting time and money when in the end things are never going to happen.
However, I can't help but begin to get a little cynical as my mate Willo has often stated about women these days: are there really any normal ones out there??
OH, and isn't it good that I get to keep my blog title! ;-P
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