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Forums / Staying well / Letting People Down Or Feeling That Way.

Topic: Letting People Down Or Feeling That Way.

4 posts, 0 answered
  1. Beaser
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    11 January 2022
    Hi and best wishes to everyone. I was wondering do people have feelings of letting people down when they dont feel up to social events. I am lucky to have some great friends and for example i have just been asked to go away for a few days but its just easier to say no . I know that i have to push myself but i have been battling a bit of late and i feel tired and mentally drained. I dont want to lose friends because of not doing things . Im really battling with this problem.
  2. HappyHelper88
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    11 January 2022 in reply to Beaser

    Hello Beaser Thank You for your post and welcome

    I can definitely relate I feel awful to cancel and let people down most people around me don't pressure me and understand mental health days but not all
    sometimes its good to try and make an effort once in a while but don't feel like you have to always attend

    Sorry your feeling drained :(

    If they are your real friends then they should understand this
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  3. white knight
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    11 January 2022 in reply to Beaser

    Hi, welcome

    There is a saying "I'm not in this world to live up to others expectations."

    As HH stated, they should understand.

    TonyWK

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  4. Petal22
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    11 January 2022 in reply to Beaser

    Hi Beaser,

    Im sorry you feel this way but I believe there is no need to be a people pleaser.

    Please your self, sometimes we need a bit of down time and that’s ok.

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