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Jul 10, 2023Liked by Abby Drake

Abby,

You have a remarkable way of expressing and intellectualizing your internal struggles. Most of us would wait months or even years if it meant reading just a paragraph of your work. I hope you know how much you mean to your subscribers <3

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Thank you this was so sweet and beautiful <3

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Jul 10, 2023Liked by Abby Drake

abby, THANK YOU for this piece - your openness & vulnerability are powerful tools. i come away from each of your writings feeling at least a bit more hopeful than before.

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That means so much to me omfg!!!

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Jul 10, 2023Liked by Abby Drake

abby <3 your candor is so appreciated in a world where everyone fights to convince everyone else that they're perfect. perfect doesn't exist, and being real (not bad, real) is worth so much more to the people who see you. you are so loved.

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Thank you Abby for shedding light on how it feels to have ROCD, you articulate it so well and makes me feel less alone. I think you’ve fostered such a supportive space here and I know we all care for you in some way🫶🏻

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Jul 10, 2023Liked by Abby Drake

i love you abby

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Jul 10, 2023Liked by Abby Drake

always supporting you, Abby! i think i speak for a lot of people when i say i see a lot of love and light and goodness in you . take care 🩶

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Jul 10, 2023Liked by Abby Drake

missed you and your writing so much. thank u for sharing ur life with us.❤️ love u

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as somebody who suffers from OCD, I cried reading this. I have been compulsively avoiding my substack for the fear that it may swallow up my love for writing but reading this reminded me of why I wanted to published works in the first place.

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Jul 17, 2023Liked by Abby Drake

Sending all my love to you, I truly hope things get better for you <3

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so powerful and touching, thank for sharing your openness and writing

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Jul 11, 2023Liked by Abby Drake

I have ROCD as well… it makes long term relationships so hard sometimes. It’s so hard to conceptualize that you deserve it or even that you want it. But I promise you that a love is out there for you that will help you out of that dark hole. You are deserving of love from someone who is committed to your happiness.

You are a beautiful writer. Excited to read more from you ❤️

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so glad to see that you've returned. i can't even begin to express to you how influential your writing has been in my own work. i love the earnesty and clarity with which you write <3

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ahh that means so much to me!! thank you!!

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Jul 11, 2023Liked by Abby Drake

You explained ROCD so well. It is genuinely so nice to know other people struggle with this as well and that Im not just a horrible person. Thank you❤️

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I’ve been feeling so lost lately, my ROCD has been flaring up horribly and I feel like I’m watching everything around me fall into a dark pit. This post truly was a hand pulling me toward some light. You have no idea what it means to know that I am not alone. Your way with words is a gift that you should never take for granted <3

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Where u at Abby?

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