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“I Don’t Like Living Anymore”

Recognizing you only have so much to give

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I was on a run, and someone close to me called me. He complained and ranted for about 30 minutes straight about how much he hated what he did every day, and I said essentially nothing. He talked about all the pressures in his life and the people around him had expectations of where they wanted him to be and what they wanted him to do, and his…




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