It is important to be seen, heard, and understood
When you feel like giving up, find someone you can talk to. The requirements for this listener are: they are caring, they don’t try to fix things, they are willing to help you find resources, they are not judgmental, they are trustworthy, and they really listen to you and hear what you say. If you don’t happen to have anyone in your life at the moment who fits the bill, call a hotline or find a therapist. It is important to be seen, heard, and understood.