IGNORE MY LAST POST

IGNORE MY LAST POST

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So, if you read my last post, you probably imagined me as a vulgar, immature crybaby.  I tend to act before thinking and my last post is evidence of that so I am sorry if I scared or offended anyone with what I wrote.  I am feeling much better now and my mom and I apologized to each other and made up.  Please ignore my last post, and if anyone if actually going through serious issues right now I sincerely hope that you will persevere and feel better.  I hope everyone has a good night.


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20 comments

  1. mkyuellig Volunteer

    Colton,

    As always, you never have to apologize for posting here. This is a safe space of people who are here to listen to you and support you. I’m very glad that you were able to speak to your mom and apologize to one another. Everyone gets frustrated and upset sometimes, it’s not a matter of being immature, it’s human nature. Communication is so hard, and we are bad to have issues when we are communicating with others.

    Stay strong and be gentle with yourself,
    Keight

  2. eagle206 Volunteer

    Hi colton95,

    I am glad to hear that you are feeling better. Everyone has bad days and lashes out sometimes and that is ok. This is a safe space. We are all here for you. I’m glad you and your Mom were able to talk things through. Please continue to update us here. Stay Strong.

    Tyler

  3. Jess Volunteer

    I’m glad you’re feeling better! Everyone has those moments, try not to beat yourself up over it. You did the right thing by apologizing and the next step is moving forward (which is always the hardest part for me). Every single person has rough days and lashes out occasionally. You’re not alone. If you need anything from us, let us know. We are always here for you. Thanks for the update. <3
    -Jess

  4. kelly Day Captain

    Hi, colton95. I’m glad to hear you’re feeling better and were able to make up with your mom. You are totally allowed to have angry, immature moments. Everyone has them. I definitely have them. Even my mom has them! It happens. There’s no reason to beat ourselves up over it. Usually the quicker I catch myself in these moments and apologize to whoever I am acting out on, the quicker I feel better. Thanks for sharing and reminding me that these moments sucks but we can get through them.

  5. Natalie M Day Captain

    Hi there,

    Thank you for coming back and updating us. You do not ever need to apologize for your emotions! It is okay! We can all act before thinking when we are upset. You are important and you are always able to express yourself here with us! We are on your side and we hope that you can persevere too! You can get through this and we are here if you need any help along the way!

    Natalie

  6. Lizzi G Volunteer

    Hi colton95,
    You don’t need to take back what you said. We all have those days where something just sets us off and it shouldn’t but hey, we’re human. I definitely have days where everything should be fine and one little thing sets me off and ruins my day. I yell and rant to everyone that will listen. And then it’s done and I realize I was being immature. It’s just part of life. I’m glad that you trusted us with that moment of anger, and I’m also glad that you’re feeling better and made up with your mom. Never be afraid to use this as an outlet when you are having a hard time.

    Much hope,
    Lizzi

  7. music2799 Day Captain

    Hi colton95,
    I didn’t think that at all. We all have those moments when we get frustrated and angry. I agree wholeheartedly with Andy’s comment, and I think that rings true for all of us. Your feelings are valid.
    I’m glad that you’re expressing how you feel on here. It can help to talk to people about how you feel instead of simply seething internally. I’m also glad that you and your mom made up and that you’re feeling better. Having time to calm down can help a lot.
    I hope you’re doing well, and thank you for updating us!

  8. Marissa Day Captain

    No apologies necessary! Honestly, I would rather you storm up to your room and post here to get everything out than say something hurtful that you don’t mean to your mom, or anyone else that you truly care about. Seriously, if you feel most comfortable using this as an outlet/journal, do it! Whatever is best for you, is perfectly fine with us!

    I hope things start going better for you! You’ve got this. Stay strong, Colton!

    Marissa

  9. Juliana331 Volunteer

    Absolutely no need to apologize. I am glad you and your mom were able to talk things through. And I am glad your are doing better. Also, thanks for the word of encouragement to others.

  10. Bluebell13 Volunteer

    Dear Colton,
    No need for apologies…we are happy that you feel safe enough to freely express your feelings and vent to us. It is good to hear that you were able to talk to your mom and work things out. Recognizing the things we want to change in ourselves it the beginning of being able to change it. Taking three deep belly breaths has really helped me maintain composure when I am feeling upset. With the first breath I say to myself, “I am safe”. Second breath, “I am calm,” and third breath, “I can handle this”. It helps me to not internalize and take other people’s actions/reactions personally. Of course, there are times that I make a mistake and have to go for a take 2. We are all human and just want to know that we are safe and loved.
    Sending you love and strength,
    Roxie

  11. Ryan4121 Volunteer

    Hey Colton- No need to apologize. We are here for that openness. We have felt similar emotions and are here for you 🙂

  12. andyspringer Volunteer

    Colton,

    I just read and commented on your last post before I saw this one. Check it out, no one’s issues are more or less serious than anyone else’s. This is because we each live in a subjective reality. What triggers one person may not another and so on. This is a space where you are free to post whatever your truth may be- so write away.
    I thank you for consistently posting and keeping us all involved. We are all in your corner mate.

    Peace and love,
    Andy

  13. Brianna W Volunteer Volunteer

    Don’t ever apologize for your posts , know that it’s a safe zone here and you can say what ever you are feeling. I’m glad to hear you and your mom worked things out and things are starting to look up, it’s great hearing from you again.

    -Brianna

  14. CarmenR Volunteer

    Hi there,

    You don’t have to aplogize for you last post. You are always welcome here, and should feel free to post whatever you are comfortable with. I am glad that you and your mom worked things out, and that you are feeling better. Stay strong! We are here for you!

    Carmen

  15. Megan Volunteer

    I’m glad you’re doing better! Sometimes we just need a second to cool down and we’ll be okay. Like I said in my last reply, it doesn’t matter what it is, you’re always welcome to post on here. We are here for you. Thanks for the words of encouragement! I hope you have a good week!

    Megan

  16. Julia Mandel Day Captain

    Feel free to write out whatever you need to here! This is a safe place and if venting your feelings helps you, then feel free to do so. I am glad things are slowly getting better for you. Let us know if we can do anything else to help 🙂

  17. Erin O'Callaghan Day Captain

    I’m glad that you made up with your mom! I hope you feel better. Hey, we all need to vent sometimes. It’s okay. Thanks for updating us.

    Erin

  18. sfmbelle413 Day Captain

    Hey there Colton95,

    We all get those feelings where we just need to act. Sometimes you just don’t know what else to do and releasing those thoughts and feelings are a quick, liberating way to do so. We are here for you always, as well as our friends at Crisis Text Line. If you need more immediate support, they are available 24/7 by texting VOICE to 741-741. I hope that you’re getting some good self-care in! Taking care of yourself is very important.

    Sending light your way,
    SFM

  19. candyappleb Volunteer

    Hi Colton,

    You never have to apologize for sharing your feelings here. It’s okay to be angry. It’s okay to express that anger in a safe environment, and we’re always happy to listen any time you need us. Take care,
    Becca

  20. Alyssa Day Captain

    Hi colton95,
    It is okay. You do not have to apologize for anything. Everyone has moments like that.
    -Alyssa