By notmycircus - 02/12/2014 05:30 - United States - Cincinnati
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In all fairness, you probably make them too nervous to speak their minds.
Oh dear, I'm guessing the majority of people thumbing me down have never been in a group before. Like it or not, a group is for the good of the masses. It's to help those with less severe and/or similar issues recover, depending on the subject. OP lost her sister, everybody else in attendance lost a friend/acquaintance. As I said before, a group is for the masses. OP should be having private sessions, the group should be talking through their less intense feelings on the subject without having to worry about saying something that will hurt or offend OP. The fact of the matter is, OP could be inhibiting progress just by being there. I'm not saying it's right that OP should feel rejected from help, but it's fairly common to "focus" groups so that they can help as many people as possible.