But this time, the depression was worse than I could have ever imagined and I couldn’t handle it. I got my dad’s 45 caliber gun and shot myself in the stomach.
Norm, as usual, tugging at my heartstrings.
“ Loneliness is the human condition. Cultivate it. The way it tunnels into you allows your soul room to grow. Never expect to outgrow loneliness. Never hope to find people who will understand you, someone to fill that space.”
These men and women bare it all.
Don’t let anyone make you feel weird about being sad or missing your dog, no matter how much time has passed.
Healing isn’t about Band-Aids, because however tempting, they’re always, always temporary. Let yourself be held, if you have a holder. And if you don’t, that’s okay too, because you love yourself; you must always remember to love yourself.
I can’t stop crying.
Statements from the dogs’ owners seem to reveal that a coverup was then attempted.
Know that you are loved, even if it doesn’t feel that way.
No one has any answers.