You just care a lot, I'm the same way.
It's both a blessing and a curse. The best thing to do is offer help, and then just keep sending them good thoughts and eventually you'll be able to stop worrying as much. What people go through is terrible.. and it makes me cry and get upset too and I'll think about them for years and years.. check up on them and stuff.
But I don't let it control my life. I do space myself away sometimes and let them seek me out or I give us all a break to have a quiet moment for myself (emotions are draining..)
I appreciate you PMing me that one time, by the way. It was very kind of you.
What is really sad to me is over the years I have seen a lot of people that use forums and tell lies to elicity attention and sympathy, and have seen quite a few instances (as most of us have) where sob stories are fabricated to indirectly solicit money. I know I got burned by a couple of people (on other forums) 5 or 6 years ago. As a result, I often tend to be a bit cautious about believing everything someone says. It's a shame that a few bad apples spoil the barrel...
Very true.. I've had instances where people try and give me stuff. I don't accept anything.. nor do I offer anything except an ear to listen and some advice when asked.
Nothing material makes things better.. those things you can't see do. If something material does.. then I guess you weren't that down in the first place.
I wish more people would care. The ones that don't are the ones that really scare me. What they think is acceptable in treating a human or animal.. just messed up.