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shysnail's Recent Activity

  1. shysnail replied to the thread My mom has not been a good parent and I feel bad for acknowledging it [Long rant].

    You and your siblings must have had a really rough time with so little stability in your life. It sounds like your mom herself wasn't...

    May 19, 2019 at 10:47 AM
  2. shysnail rated Tom's post Agree in the thread My mom has not been a good parent and I feel bad for acknowledging it [Long rant].

    That sounds like a very difficult childhood. The kids experience the collateral damage of parents choices. It also sounds like you...

    May 19, 2019 at 10:43 AM
  3. shysnail rated Tom's post Funny in the thread Why are people obsessed with love?.

    That, and songs about Gastropods don't sell as well. [ATTACH]

    2d0d742736da79253a36518c6cdc3fb5--snails-spirals.jpg May 19, 2019 at 6:58 AM
  4. shysnail rated VAW's post Useful in the thread What would you do?.

    How about investing in a travel trailer? That way you could live in it comfortably and park it where ever you want too? Somewhere...

    May 19, 2019 at 6:57 AM
  5. shysnail liked Connor W.'s post in the thread Volatile relationship with father..

    Quit speaking down to people in serious situations, PLEASE. It's not very nice of you, please try and act more mature rather than...

    May 19, 2019 at 4:22 AM
  6. shysnail replied to the thread Volatile relationship with father..

    @Nauti I basically agree with you in terms of how they spoke to their dad, if it was a regular situation with a reasonable father, I...

    May 18, 2019 at 9:17 AM
  7. shysnail replied to the thread What masking is second nature to you now?.

    This makes me laugh. This is how I feel about almost all my perfunctory socializing. I might as well just be a robot doing the things...

    May 18, 2019 at 9:10 AM
  8. shysnail rated Nervous Rex's post Agree in the thread What masking is second nature to you now?.

    I have a lot of T-shirts with geeky slogans or math references on them. Because of that, people like to tell me about other geeky...

    May 18, 2019 at 9:05 AM
  9. shysnail replied to the thread Volatile relationship with father..

    @Nauti People choose to have children. It's their responsibility to give them a roof and security, not some great gift bestowed that...

    May 18, 2019 at 8:53 AM
  10. shysnail replied to the thread Volatile relationship with father..

    Gosh, he really sounds like a difficult person, and some of that behaviour is definitely abusive. The not letting you or your mum have...

    May 18, 2019 at 8:40 AM
  11. shysnail replied to the thread Overcoming/ Managing Social Anxiety.

    Other people have good advice, I particularly like some of the strategies @Fino suggested. I'm plagued by social anxiety so I'm...

    May 18, 2019 at 7:04 AM
  12. shysnail rated Fino's post Useful in the thread Overcoming/ Managing Social Anxiety.

    Hello, Loren! How exciting to see you make a thread! :blossom: I manage social anxiety by: 1. Medication 2. Diet and exercise 3. Fidget...

    May 18, 2019 at 6:59 AM
  13. shysnail replied to the thread No help for the helpless.

    I felt this hard when I read it.

    May 18, 2019 at 6:57 AM