I like how CynthiaBelle described this board as a fellowship. That's how I feel towards the people here. I don't always post a lot, but I'm usually reading the site almost daily & I feel like this is such a wonderful group of people. I enjoy reading everyone's posts & have learnt so much from this site it's amazing.
Sometimes when I'm in a difficult situation in real life, my inner voice sounds like a montage of Ehellions, all trying to give me good advice. Like, "No is a complete sentence" or "you can't change the situation, only how you react to it."
I have grown as a person because of this site. I have grown because of all of you taking the time to share your stories & all your advice. I love it.
I understand not wanting this to become a vent site. But I wouldn't want people to feel like they are missing out on all the other posters' insight either. We have a caring, smart group of people here. I think a lot of us have come to rely on that.
I don't think that is a bad thing, as much a statement of how caring people are here.
Would there be any way to create an "Advice Requested" type folder? It could be for posts that are not 100% about etiquette, but where we could state our problem & seek advice from each other? Sometimes that advice might be to take a look at the problem from another angle or to step back from the situation for awhile. Sometimes it may be specific advice based on what others here have gone through in their own life. Would something like that work?