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Heartracer

739d

Does anyone ever feel like your loved ones get tired of hearing about your chronic condition ? Or think your making it up or being dramatic. Sometimes I think ppl whom don’t experience it don’t understand and just think we want to be like this . I defiantly don’t enjoy having chronic conditions. Idk just makes me feel alone sometimes.

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    • Sheelee

      739d

      They don't understand and rare that they ever will. Some people are like that. That is their failings, not yours. Also, people don't like to fl helpless. They don't want us to be ill, so they make up excuses, like ours in our head. You may be better off not talking about you. After awhile, people don't know what to say either. Same story. Show interest in them, or the kids. This way you're a great sis, or bro, or aunt, or uncle. You no longer are an illness. No longer trying to win them over to your "side", which will never happen.

    • Lizherrera_22

      736d

      I felt the same way and then I came on here and I realized that I'm not alone

    • Liahra

      736d

      Yes!!!! My parents are always making me do stuff even if I'm hurting because I don't seem hurt, I normally have a high pain resistance. I want to make them happy though so I do it anyway.

    • Heartracer

      736d

      😥I’m so sorry everyone its defiantly hard with loved ones . I feel like a burden all the time even when they try being supportive . I think people tend to be more understanding when its first diagnosed then after awhile it like they think it should be solved . But sometimes things aren’t able to be fixed or they come and go. It stinks bc I’m such a energetic and fun person but when one of my conditions is really bad I have to relax . I think it bums out my loved ones . I just always feel guilty for something I didn’t choose ;(

    • Ann21

      737d

      I can tell you first hand that people that have never experienced it dont understand. My best friend had anxiety really bad years ago and I never understood it. Thought she was just being a baby (of course i never said that to her, i tried to be supportive). But years later now I have anxiety really bad. Worse that I ever have and people just don't get it. They don't understand

    • babyschubie007

      737d

      I feel alone all the time...my mom is very invalidating and doesn't understand why I am the way I am...it's really hard and frustrating

      • Liahra

        736d

        @babyschubie007 same

    • Goofy4Disney711

      738d

      My soon to be ex husband said he was tired of my pity parties.

    • Sheelee

      739d

      They don't understand and rare that they ever will. Some people are like that. That is their failings, not yours. Also, people don't like to fl helpless. They don't want us to be ill, so they make up excuses, like ours in our head. You may be better off not talking about you. After awhile, people don't know what to say either. Same story. Show interest in them, or the kids. This way you're a great sis, or bro, or aunt, or uncle. You no longer are an illness. No longer trying to win them over to your "side", which will never happen.

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