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#299617 - 08/17/09 08:38 AM Just a Call
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Many friends and family tell me they don't contact me because "they feel funny not knowing how to help, or what to do for me."

I'll tell all you friends and family whom look at this site (none of mine do so I can say this); just call and say hello...ask how we are doing.

I know its tough, but think of us like a friend who might have had a car accident. Try ignoring the nature of our injuries and focus on maintaining contact. Not hearing from you further issolates us (which can become permanent for a lot of us).



Edited by Robbie Brown (08/17/09 08:39 AM)
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#299706 - 08/17/09 07:38 PM Re: Just a Call [Re: Still]
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You hit the nail right on the head with that analogy
Originally Posted By: Robbie Brown
I know its tough, but think of us like a friend who might have had a car accident. Try ignoring the nature of our injuries and focus on maintaining contact. Not hearing from you further issolates us (which can become permanent for a lot of us).
Excellent point,one that I'm going to remember next time I try to tell someone what it's like to be a survivor, and I have had people ask me, "What do you do when you hear your loved one has been violated?". I'm blessed that so many people have reached out to me in so many ways.
So Robbie, how can we reach out to you?

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#299827 - 08/18/09 09:29 PM Re: Just a Call [Re: Anarion Cti]
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Thanks for that reminder Robbie. I have friend I need to call.

ROCK ON......Trish

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#300047 - 08/20/09 08:43 PM Re: Just a Call [Re: Anarion Cti]
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Originally Posted By: Anarion Cti

So Robbie, how can we reach out to you?


For me?....Here?....A PM is always a welcome surprise, as it is for many.

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#300084 - 08/21/09 01:56 AM Re: Just a Call [Re: Still]
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:)Ok, good deal, you got a PM waiting in your mail box. 2 in fact. Looking forward to corresponding with you again.



Edited by Anarion Cti (08/21/09 01:57 AM)
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#300222 - 08/22/09 05:38 PM Re: Just a Call [Re: Anarion Cti]
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Well put Robbie.


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