Harshing My Mellow

Lately, someone has been getting under my skin, harshing my mellow, making me have negative feelings and thoughts, really bringing me down. I am resisting with all I have to keep this from happening.

I try to be a positive person. Always leaving my blog posts on a positive note. Always trying to find the good in everything and everyone.

But I want to lash out at this person and tell them to leave me alone, to find another way to solve their problems, but I feel like if I do that, I am not being “there” for them. I am not being sympathetic to their needs. Although, I never said I would be their venting partner, so I do not know what I am supposed to do. I only just recently saw this person appear in my reader, so their presence in my life is very new. I did not follow them, so their appearance in my reader is a mystery to me.

I’m not a therapist, I can not offer any medical advice. I can only listen. Maybe that is what I am supposed to do, just listen and try to be there for this person so they are not alone in their head. They have no symptoms that I have covered in my blog posts or permanent pages. But my listening is bringing up negative thoughts for me and I must take care of myself first.

I’ll just have to try harder not to let it bring me down. I can do this! I WILL do this! I do wish wordpress had a “block” setting like facebook. I don’t know  how to get this person to stop contacting me. Any suggestions?

~Peace

 

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23 comments

  1. helensmith5

    You absolutely must take care of yourself. You’ve done the right thing in questioning the situation and if it makes you uncomfortable then it’s not right. As a nurse in healthcare we have a zero tolerance policy which protects us from physical and psychological harm. Are you able to remove the follower from your list?

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