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Re: [furries-290] Death and Loss

From: chen
Sent on: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 5:54 PM
Don't let that ominous abyss drag you to the depths of despair. I've had my fair share of death and loss and I know I have more to face in the future. I've Been fighting deperession and suicidal tendencies since my early childhood and I'm still fighting. I choose to keep going because I know things are getting better. They will for all of you. Don't give up. we are here for each other for better of for worse. I will lend a hand, an ear, heart or brain to anyone that feels alone and needs a friend. I am always open for a good friend. Regardless of my current condition(s). s*** happens and I won't let it get the best of me and I won't let it interfere with anything or anyone else. Stay furry... Get a hug or more, go live for the moment. ;-)

For the cubs find something to play with or warm up to something cozy. For the fun and enjoyment of it anyways..hugs...

P.S. For those who read my message on the board I appreciate you taking the time to do so. seeing all of the loving people in this string of messages helps quite a bit. Thanks.


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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.
> 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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