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Feeling sad and afraid

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Jourdain11 Sun 26-Apr-20 19:08:53

I don't know why it suddenly got to me today - maybe because the streets outside look so much more "normal" than they have for ages - but the whole situation of Covid-19 and the lockdown has just suddenly hit me and I feel so sad and scared.

Up till now I had so many other things to think about that I haven't been able to let it get me down. But it's suddenly come at me properly!

I miss my kids (they are at the grandparents') and my friends and (even!) my extended family. And this situation is just so sad and awful for everyone.

I know that there are people who have it so much worse than me. And that there are those who have lost loved ones. But it's not only me I feel sad for - although I am also sad myself.

I just can't imagine things ever being the way they used to be again. And it feels so sad!

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Frownette Sun 26-Apr-20 19:30:36

It's ok, the feeling will pass. Most of us get moments like that.

Try to distract yourself until it passes and do something that makes you feel better, like a bath or watching a program or speaking to someone. Don't watch the news though smile

Jourdain11 Sun 26-Apr-20 22:34:43

Thank you flowers I know that things will get better. I'm just sometimes afraid that they won't! Or of how long it's going to be...

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Lifeisabeach09 Mon 27-Apr-20 11:37:45

Jourdain11, if it's any consolation, please look at the Far East where things are returning to a type of normal. Also parts of Europe.
What's going to happen is people lives will restart---we will just be wearing masks en masse and maintaining some kind of physical distance.

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