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I may catch holy hell for this, but seriously.   Step away, take a deep breath and calm down.

Speaking as someone who has been a victim of both - The word "Police" is just as polarizing and traumatic as the word "Rape".

There will always be "someone is wrong on the internet".

There will always be someone who disagrees with you.

There will always be tensions and traumas and dramas in life.

Step away for a moment and think about the things in your life you love.

Take a deep breath and be grateful for what you do have.

I love my friends, all of you. 

Date: 2014-07-09 07:45 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] trowa-barton.livejournal.com
Yeah, this is all messed up.

Date: 2014-07-09 08:03 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] theloriest.livejournal.com
Absolutely.

Love you too, dearest.

Date: 2014-07-09 08:16 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] spinrabbit.livejournal.com
Ok. Thanks.

Date: 2014-07-09 08:28 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] rigel.livejournal.com
This.

Date: 2014-07-09 08:47 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] marius23.livejournal.com
Thank you.
Edited Date: 2014-07-09 08:47 pm (UTC)

Date: 2014-07-09 09:04 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] bedfull-o-books.livejournal.com
Is this one of those times where I am glad I am not on Facebook?

Date: 2014-07-09 09:57 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] theloriest.livejournal.com
Unfortunately it is here, not on FB. :(

Date: 2014-07-10 12:06 am (UTC)From: [identity profile] bedfull-o-books.livejournal.com
Oh dear. I seem to be (mostly) out of the loop. I am not sorry about that.

Date: 2014-07-09 09:54 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] zzbottom.livejournal.com
A lovely thing to see in the midst of all this heat. *hugs*

Date: 2014-07-09 10:03 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] liquidj2.livejournal.com
I don't know the cause for this post, but the message in this post is so VERY wise & true!

Date: 2014-07-09 10:21 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] lifecollage.livejournal.com
Just so, and *hugs*

Date: 2014-07-10 02:59 am (UTC)From: [identity profile] hammercock.livejournal.com
Yeah. *sigh* *hugs*

Date: 2014-07-10 04:39 am (UTC)From: [identity profile] persis.livejournal.com
*hugs* *sigh*

Date: 2014-07-10 10:54 am (UTC)From: [identity profile] gosling.livejournal.com
*hugs* *hugs* *hugs*

Thank you.

My reaction to the police is flat out terror. So yes, polarizing and traumatic might apply...

Yeah.

Date: 2014-07-10 04:50 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] taura-g.livejournal.com
I've had many many encounters with Police for varying reasons.

The one exceptionally helpful and supportive encounter I had with them doesn't even start to cover the 4 really bad experiences.

Date: 2014-07-10 10:28 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] beowabbit
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Thanks. We needed this. Sending you love, too!
Edited Date: 2014-07-10 10:29 pm (UTC)

Date: 2014-07-12 05:08 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] ron_newman
This is sound advice and I appreciate you saying it. I'm hoping everyone can slow down and step back a bit (and I need to do that myself, too).

*hug*

Date: 2014-07-19 07:05 am (UTC)From: [identity profile] sariel-t.livejournal.com
Thank you for this.

Date: 2014-07-23 09:29 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] davesmusictank.livejournal.com
The trouble with Facebook is that there are too many trolls. Much prefer LJ.
Edited Date: 2014-07-23 09:31 pm (UTC)

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