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give me your best "it will be alright" quote or saying

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LadyCybilCrawley · 16/05/2014 02:03

got news today that I cant share with anyone - not my husband, not my children, not my staff, not my team mates, not my parents, not my best friends - it will have significant impact stuff - I cant talk about it and its made me fairly miserable - awfully miserable - I am red eyed and in a bad mood

so .... give it to me ... you best Annie impression of the Sun Coming Out Tomorrow, Always Look on the Bright Side of Life, or some quote about there being a silver lining in every cloud

Go on, hit me with it, do you best, because today cant get much worse ... I think

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Monty27 · 16/05/2014 02:06

Crying on the phone a couple of months after a cot death I got.....

Never Mind


SecretWitch · 16/05/2014 02:06

Weeping may endure the night, but joy cometh in the morning?

I'm very sorry to hear you are so troubled. It must wear hard on you not to have anyone to share this with. X

SecretWitch · 16/05/2014 02:07

Jesus, Monty! Hugs to you too..

ThingsThatShine · 16/05/2014 02:08

Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end.

Monty27 · 16/05/2014 02:09

Sorry, I didn't really articulate as well as Secret

You may need to spill on here OP you won't get any of that crap on here. I was empathising without sympathising.

Anyway, so my best is 'never mind'

but on here people do, so spill it out in whatever way you wish. Flowers

LadyCybilCrawley · 16/05/2014 02:10

gosh monty - that seriously is awful - sorry for your loss

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Monty27 · 16/05/2014 02:11

Thanks secret it was quite some time ago. I'm still friends with the person, sort of, we live a distance apart and I have accepted that she just really didn't have a clue how it felt. I don't love her as much as I used to though :)

Monty27 · 16/05/2014 02:13

Lady thank you. I'm not thread hogging.

Why don't you talk on here about it? If you want to that is.

LadyCybilCrawley · 16/05/2014 02:16

I cant talk about it - its complicated - but i'd get in a whole load of legal trouble - i'm not being evasive - I just cant

But I know you lovely cyberfriends can cheer me up with some "it will be alright in the end" type of lines

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Monty27 · 16/05/2014 02:18

Sleep on it, you'll feel better tomorrow Grin Grin Grin

butterfliesinmytummy · 16/05/2014 02:19

It's always darkest before dawn.

Is was my mums favourite saying, it's tattooed on my back.

Monty27 · 16/05/2014 02:19

or..... Wine

Monty27 · 16/05/2014 02:20


Flowers Cake


Monty27 · 16/05/2014 02:21

Tomorrow's a new day...

Life begins every day you wake...


Monty27 · 16/05/2014 02:24

I like you dm's saying Butter

I really have to sleep now, my last contribution for now is:

Pray to the patron saint of [insert appropriate saint's name]

Night all.

Oh and another one (Mrs Doyle here) you could always go to the doctor and get something...


ThaneOfScunthorpe · 16/05/2014 02:26

I know it's a bit cheesy, but I like the Desiderata.

There's a line in it that goes "...whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should".

In fact all of it is quite comforting, if a little spiritual-lite.

I hope you're ok. There must be someone you can talk to in RL?

SecretWitch · 16/05/2014 02:27!even though your heart is breaking or God never gives your more than you can my case I guess you might want to say " Don't let the door hit your arse on the way out"...

My mum always used to say when I was very young and I tears over something.. " Secret, Nobody is going to take your birthday away over this"..

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ShadowsCollideCantLogInToMN · 16/05/2014 02:30

Well, after every MC I had, my Mum came out with the delightful 'it wasn't meant to be'. When DP and I were mad busy with work in the run up to Christmas a few years back, his Mum said 'I don't know what has you so busy, it's not like you have children or anything. This was only a few weeks after the baby I had miscarried would have been due. Lovely.

My wonderful Nan, who at 87 is slowly dying from leukaemia, has the best outlook on life, ever. She always says 'what's for you won't pass you'. She's very wise, accurately predicted DP and I getting back together after an 18 month separation years ago. So she'd tell you that 'it will all be alright in the end'. She's almost always right, too. You must be going through a difficult time. If I could send my Nan off to give you hugs and tell you that it will all be okay I would. A cuddle and some soup from my Nan fixes everything.

SecretWitch · 16/05/2014 02:32

My mum still tells me, no matter what happens in your life, no matter what you do, you are loved. I say it to my children now.

DevonCiderPunk · 16/05/2014 02:34

I know how that feels OP, I have something similar going on. Be brave.

ShadowsCollideCantLogInToMN · 16/05/2014 02:34

Thane, I love Desiderata. 'If' by Rudyard Kipling is great for such times, too. I chant it in my head often, when I'm struggling to manage.

saffronwblue · 16/05/2014 02:35

All shall be well and all shall be well and all manner of thing shall be well. Julian of Norwich 1390

Coumarin · 16/05/2014 02:48

'On particularly rough days, when I'm sure I can't possibly emdure, I like to remind myself that my track record for getting through bad days so far is 100% and that's pretty good.'


'This too shall pass.'

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