Does anyone want to chat about how pointless everything is? 😔

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What’s to be discussed if everything is pointless? Discussion will be pointless anyway.

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Sorry you feel that way, OP. I feel that way for days/weeks-long spells sometimes. It can be tough. You should find someone you know, or a therapist, to confide in and speak to about it

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No. Your therapist might

It does feel like that. But just remember, it isn't.

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