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To be suffering compassion fatigue?

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dilemma456 Mon 05-Oct-09 21:00:40

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BLEEPyouYOUbleepingBLEEP Mon 05-Oct-09 21:04:47

You are a thoroughly decent person who deserves a big glass of wine and your feet up in front of the telly grin

dilemma456 Mon 05-Oct-09 21:16:23

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BLEEPyouYOUbleepingBLEEP Mon 05-Oct-09 22:16:16

You must give out a friendly/sympathetic vibe, what goes around comes around, and I'm sure you'll have a lot of support if ever you need it.

I worry about this too - I'm in a main office at work and people have always used me as a sounding board. I worry that I have become desensitised to people's problems, but if I have it's only in self-preservation!

Tiredmumofdjandbabies Mon 05-Oct-09 22:19:49

what is your job?

do you work with the x factor contestants wink

madlentileater Mon 05-Oct-09 22:20:47

don't they have any work to do?
YANBU, it's not possible to support that many people, seems rather strange that so many of them are in such a bad way. Choose the one or two who you think really need your generous listening ear and send the rest on their way!

colditz Mon 05-Oct-09 22:22:29


Unless you're a professional councilor.

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