I found a sort of temporary peace knowing that I always had an out, but I am so glad I sought out help and started therapy. That began with a friend calling a crisis hotline and asking them what to do for me, then telling me she’d called. That got me to realize I should call it myself.

1–800–273–8255 is the 24/7 number you can call to talk to someone and get help.

If you’d rather text, you can text HOME to 741741.

They will listen and help. ❤

Empathy for the win! Published in Gen, Human Parts, Heated, Tenderly —Feminism, Sexuality, Veganism, Anti-Racism, Parenting. She/They darcyreeder.substack.com

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