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5 Insensitive Comments I've Actually Received About Chronic Fatigue

Tuesday 30 April 2019


From The Mighty:



5 Insensitive Comments I’ve Actually Received About Chronic Fatigue

By Jo Moss
29 April 2019
© 2019 Mighty Proud Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Does anyone else feel like they have to bite their tongue a lot? Do you hide a lot of what you are feeling because confrontations are exhausting? I seem to spend so much time suppressing my thoughts and feelings — I feel like I’m going to explode.

I sometimes find the people around me come out with insensitive comments, even though they might not mean them that way, and they turn simple comments I make about how I am feeling into a competition of “who has it the worst.” I’m not sure if I’m just being “grumpy Jo,” but sometimes comments really get to me. Sometimes I tire of suppressing my feelings to “keep the peace.” Sometimes the burden of my ill health and my attempts to remain positive become too much to bear.

Here are some examples of times when I suppressed my true feelings to keep the peace:


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