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

Author: Tales of A Bearded Man

I am a mental health blogger, creating content like articles and videos in order to help people cope with things like depression and anxiety. My content is focused mainly around my own struggles and features ways that I personally have managed to cope. I hope that my hints and tips will inspire and help others to lead healthier lives.

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

  1. 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. 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. 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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