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17 Jul 2006

I NEARLY GOT CAUGHT BY ALANA'S POST
Oh my gosh I am so desperate for help that I wrote down Alana's email address but did not send anything. Thankfully I read the posts, I could have been caught in an even worse place than my pit had Alana offered any help!! A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL YOU BRIGHT PEOPLE THAT SAVED ME BY INVESTIGATING THIS FURTHER INCLUDING CS! You are right, by being a fake this person could have ended up causing more harm, I hope no one else has been caught or almost like I was!
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

OK, now things get clearer. As Hope shows, the problem with someone falsely claiming the skills to help others, even if sincerely wanting to help, is that they tend to then get in contact with people at their most vulnerable, and easily get out of their depth --- more easily than they expect. Alana, you deserve the right sort of attention in your own right --- and can have it by simply asking for it, in the time and right place, from the right person, and in the right way.
There are numerous lonely people around, some of whom come to the forum, and when they appear frankly as themselves, they find support from others. Also, some find comfort in chatting with others on the Annex.
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