If I feel this way, there must be others who do too.
A resistance to being vulnerable or dependent
A determination to succeed despite limited resources
An obligation to suppress emotions
An obligation to manifest strength
An obligation to help others
Trying to thrive
Trying to thrive while feeling an obligation to manifest strength, an obligation to suppress emotions, a resistance to being vulnerable or dependent, a determination to succeed despite limited resources, and an obligation to help others.
This is a crisis that is reinforcing individualism in increasingly harmful ways. Safe distancing is important, but we also have to be able to hold each other, even when we're apart. Our government has failed us. We must love and care for one another.