@paulkater scrolled my home feed and as a synchronous thread to this conversation I came across this:
@helenaroth When I heard this piece, this morning during my walk, I stopped and listened to it again. And I still can't wrap my head around it. Maybe I've been born a stoic or an eternally optimistic person, but... goodness...
I'm sorry for everyone who goes through that. And I'm very glad you found a way out of it.
As you said: We are humans. We should be human.
For me, that means making the best of it, and not talk yourself down. (We have plenty of others who do that, right? ;-) )