It might feel like it sometimes, but you are not alone....
Much useful information is contained both on this website and in the forums, and support is available from the Forum and Chatrooms, please take your time to explore everything that the SAUK organisation can offer you.
Individuals who are particularly socially inhibited, avoidant and sensitive to criticism or rejection may meet criteria for Avoidant Personality Disorder, now seen by many as only the more extreme or generalised end of an 'SA spectrum'.
There’s more I want to say, but the first and most important thing—and if it’s the only thing you care to hear, that’s fine—is: I’m sorry. It’s the impact these jokes had on others that matters.
Talking to someone can help you see beyond feelings of loneliness or despair and help you to realise that there are other options open to you apart from ending your life.
Whoever you talk to now, you should also visit your GP.
“And the truth is, what people think of me in light of this is far less important than what people think of women who continue to come forward to tell their stories. And they deserve to know that I am their ally and supporter.
I have let them down and am committed to making it up to them.” That sounds more like the Al Franken I’ve always admired, the guy who wrote several books that are on my shelves.