Re: [furries-290] Death and Loss

From: ryan k s.
Sent on: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 6:28 AM
I myself will listen and try my best to also help those who seek someone to talk to

On Oct 18, 2011, at 2:13 AM, Robert Johnson <[address removed]> wrote:

> My thoughts have been lingering quite a bit about recent losses in the
> fandom, some are clearly accidental, some are otherwise mysterious,
> however its all tragic, and in my time I have known of (and known)
> several folks to have committed suicide. Having waded down that dark
> morass myself, many times, I wanted to put _something_ out there. 
> 
> Furry is a family, yes, its a (sometimes very) dysfunctional one, but I
> have never seen a case where furs were not very nearly always there for
> one another, sometimes with just a friendly shoulder, often with money,
> time and other resources.
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> So, I want to make myself clear, if anyone feel so alone that they need
> to end it, that there is no hope of improvement, please, reach out,
> these are hard times, and contrary to what we hear, are not getting
> better. Sometimes we all need someone to talk to, and I want every
> person to know that someone will always be there for you to help you
> deal with it, and while we may not solve your problem for you, we can at
> least give you an ear to chew on for a bit. I volunteer myself for one.
> 
> I think its times like these that make us stronger as a community, and
> while I would just as soon things be better for everyone, it helps us
> all in the end if we pull closer together. 
> 
> In the end, Don't be afraid to ask for help, we all need it sometimes.
> 
> Robert Johnson
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