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How it feels when I don't have anybody to share my feelings with

I feel like i can't be my true self around people, so I have to put on a mask and pretend to be someone am not, nobody want to listen to my shit they all say "is in your head" or "stop" they never understand how it feels so I have to hid and pretend to be fine while am not.

  1. Hi I can hear how lonely and upset you are. To always have to wear a mask and pretend to be ok, must truly be exhausting. I really wish you had more in person support. Would you consider joining a support group with others who have sickle cell? This could be a benefit to you to be with others who truly understand. If this is something you would consider, I would reach out to your doctor and see if they can recommend one in your area. I am sending over this article from one of our advocates on how she tries to work through her feelings: I hope this can help you. Jill, team member

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