An Open Letter: To Everybody Who Has Reached Out to Me

To those who have helped me,

 

I have been using Twitter regularly ever since I started writing. Sometimes this was just to vent about something which was bothering me at any given moment; sometimes it was to promote blog posts that I thought people may enjoy or appreciate. In any case, I have made so many new friends since I started Tweeting and blogging.

 

Of the friends that I have made, I appreciate most of all of the people who have reached out to me when I was in a bad place. Whether I had been silent and you sent a message to check on me or if you have picked up on any of my cries for help and reached out, I want you to know that I appreciate this to no end. The fact that you have reached out to a stranger online shows me that you have a good heart and your intentions are pure. To me, that is a wonderful thing and it restores some of the faith I once had in humanity.

 

I am still struggling with my mental health and I know that I still have a tendency to retreat when things get rough; however, I do eventually remember that you all are there for me. I hope that you don’t take it personally when I don’t reach out, as you have all reminded me time and time again that you are only a message away. It is difficult to talk when I am in my darkness and I can’t always reach out.

 

After all that you have done for me in these last 7 months, I hope that I will be able to repay the favour. I hope that I can do something for each of you to show my gratitude. From the bottom of my heart, I feel like anything that I do won’t be good enough but I want to try. If there is something that you need help with or if you are struggling at all, please drop me a message and I will do anything that I can.

 

Thank you all again so much for your kindness, for being so pure and for making me feel like I matter during a time when I felt worthless. You have a special place in my heart.

 

Duncan

 

Love and Peace

5 thoughts on “An Open Letter: To Everybody Who Has Reached Out to Me

  1. Stacie says:

    What a wonderful post! Sometimes people can take supportive internet friends for granted and you clearly don’t. It’s always nice to give something back, even if it’s a thank you ❤️ I’m glad things are looking up for you x

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    1. Tales of A Bearded Man says:

      Thank you! I’m glad you enjoyed it!

      I don’t like to take things for granted if I can help it. I really wanted to let people know that I appreciate them.

      Thanks for this, it’s always nice to see people’s thoughts on my posts ❤

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  2. Isa Lillo says:

    It’s very nice reading this… it means there are still people out there who care about other people, even if they are strangers met online 🙂
    Also for me, Twitter has been a pleasant surprise where I met a lot of fantastic new people and made new friends. Glad I’ve discovered your blog, I really like it.
    Isa

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