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do u feel over whelmed by this site sometimes?

I have started to get a lil overwhelmed by the friends I have met here. I feel sometimes like I am spending more effort and time and energy "helping" others than I am in real life. I know, I know, I need to make some boundaries- I just really feel good when Iknow I am helping someone thru a crisis. does anyone else get overwhelmed and if so how do u step back w/o hurting someone who needs u?


Asked by Anonymous at 6:46 PM on Dec. 31, 2008 in Relationships

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  • helping is admirable but we have to teach them to help themselves so it's not so overwhelming

    Answer by admckenzie at 8:04 PM on Dec. 31, 2008

  • No, not really. It sounds like you might need a day or two off girl. As long as I manage to put this at the end of my "to do" list... all is well. I don't let anything interfer with real life.

    Answer by pupmom at 6:50 PM on Dec. 31, 2008

  • I'm wondering if I use cafemom to avoid"real life" kwim? then I don't have to look at my crap lol.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:56 PM on Dec. 31, 2008

  • Its my outlet :S....Its how I get away from the noise and get me time to keep my sanity.

    Answer by LovinEveryDay at 7:16 PM on Dec. 31, 2008

  • I was overwhelmed when I first joined, now I have the groups that refresh ME, too. It's a great in/out energy process.

    Answer by KnoxvilleDoula at 7:47 PM on Dec. 31, 2008

  • i only log on here a few times a week, which seems to work

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:09 PM on Dec. 31, 2008