Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

The Self-Sabotaging of an Invisible Caretaker

And how I am coming to terms with not being in the spotlight

Image of woman with red overtones. Looks like almost like she’s disappearing from the page.

I get slapped with reality checks when I least expect them.

A whirlwind of conflicting emotions kicks up all sorts of dust in my mind with the simple word choice by another. What was to be a normal morning of reading evoked a visceral reaction that I wasn’t…



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Lisa S. Gerard

Just doing my thing, letting you do yours. Be kind. It matters. Help break Mental Health stigma. Share a smile.