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Sophie_M Welcome to the BB Social Zone - guidelines for posting in this section
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Hi everyone, This section of the forum is a little different to the others, as you may have noticed in looking around the threads. Elsewhere on the forums, we discuss some pretty heavy topics: mental health issues, thoughts of suicide, trauma, abuse,... View more

Hi everyone, This section of the forum is a little different to the others, as you may have noticed in looking around the threads. Elsewhere on the forums, we discuss some pretty heavy topics: mental health issues, thoughts of suicide, trauma, abuse, relationship breakdowns. Here is the place to come to get away from that and have a bit of fun. Distraction can be an important tool to draw on if you're finding yourself overwhelmed by distressing thoughts and feelings. As this is a section for respite from difficult topics, we will remove posts made in this section that attempt to discuss personal issues. Please use a support thread in the appropriate section for these discussions. Happy posting!

Kazzl The BB cafe
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The BB cafe is open for business! Welcome all to a new chill and chat place for everyone on the forum. The BB cafe is whatever you want it to be. There are comfy sofas, tables and chairs, coffee machines, a kitchen stocked with everything. There's a ... View more

The BB cafe is open for business! Welcome all to a new chill and chat place for everyone on the forum. The BB cafe is whatever you want it to be. There are comfy sofas, tables and chairs, coffee machines, a kitchen stocked with everything. There's a pool outside, a bbq area, an annexe with comfy beds for a quiet sleep, tv, dvd, books and whatever else you would like to have here. Most of all, it's a place to meet friends and fellow travellers for a bit of company. Talk over problems, tell jokes, share your day, escape into a world of your making. Grab a coffee and pull up a chair ... So, with a nod to the wonderful Carole King (Hard Rock Cafe) ... Now if you're feeling just a little bit lonely Don't sit at home just mopin' Come on down to where the friendship flows freely You know the door is always open At the BB cafe Come to the BB cafe They will help keep your blues at bay At the BB cafe Important Message from ModSupport: The main intention of the BB Cafe is to encourage light conversation. Please look after your fellow community members by nuturing the BB Cafe as a place to escape some of the more pressing issues in life and save those conversations for personal threads.

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romantic_thi3f Add a positive word to the jar that starts with the letter of your name
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Hi! I thought this might be fun to try. Unfortunately we can't upload pictures here so it's going to have to be a virtual jar! I'll start- r for resilience. Which all of you have for getting through these incredibly tough times and living in the worl... View more

Hi! I thought this might be fun to try. Unfortunately we can't upload pictures here so it's going to have to be a virtual jar! I'll start- r for resilience. Which all of you have for getting through these incredibly tough times and living in the world that we live in. rt

SubduedBlues A-Z Television
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We've done bands, singers and movies... how about TV shows Adam-12

We've done bands, singers and movies... how about TV shows Adam-12

Guest9337 Eye spy with my little eye, something beginning with ____
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Hi everyone, mmmMekitty and I have been playing eye spy over in the cafe, and i thought we should perhaps build a thread about it. let us stave off the loneliness with just sharing what we can see anonymously. I'd like someone else to start please as... View more

Hi everyone, mmmMekitty and I have been playing eye spy over in the cafe, and i thought we should perhaps build a thread about it. let us stave off the loneliness with just sharing what we can see anonymously. I'd like someone else to start please as it is not my turn... mmm already guessed that i spyed my fruitless yet loving "pear tree" that started with "P".

car10001 Having own space
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Hi everyone Was just wondering how you could get your own space without moving to own place before being financially ready. At moment am staying in cabins and apartments once in while when you just want couple nights now and then but looking for a in... View more

Hi everyone Was just wondering how you could get your own space without moving to own place before being financially ready. At moment am staying in cabins and apartments once in while when you just want couple nights now and then but looking for a interm solution as a backup even though will still stay in cabins. If you don't yet have a c/van to have options of a cheaper powered site what else would be a option that's as comfortable as a van and cabin that is as easy to setup and pack up. What could you do to afford a cabin more often or do it longer every time. sister is staying at parents house for a month and am realising how much am wanting own space. Not in a hurry to move out permanently just looking for interm solution. Some times it's hard but generally going ok just need someone to talk to and hoping to reach out on here. Thanks

jenijenjen Anger over stupid things
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I broke my little toe today (not the first time) and I really wanted to blame somebody and yell at them. I didn't but I hobbled around the house all day huffing and puffing and making it clear to everyone that their presence was very inconvenient. Ab... View more

I broke my little toe today (not the first time) and I really wanted to blame somebody and yell at them. I didn't but I hobbled around the house all day huffing and puffing and making it clear to everyone that their presence was very inconvenient. Absolutely ridiculous but even at my mature age I can behave like a child

Guest5643 A-Z of dog breeds
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Anatolian shepherd also known as Anatolian karabash dog

Anatolian shepherd also known as Anatolian karabash dog

jaz28 Favourite Songs - GO!
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Hey guys! A bit of a fun thread here - what are your go-to songs? Or what are your favourite songs to listen to when you feel certain emotions? My favourite song (at the moment) is Looking for Love by the Cars, it gives me happy vibes! Now time for y... View more

Hey guys! A bit of a fun thread here - what are your go-to songs? Or what are your favourite songs to listen to when you feel certain emotions? My favourite song (at the moment) is Looking for Love by the Cars, it gives me happy vibes! Now time for your turn...

NonStampCollectorFan A picture worth a thousand words?
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I left some pictures here. ranging from sad to good. How do you feel about any picture?1. Father with an IQ of 7 has to fight the government from taking his daughter(Mean women government lawyers smirking) 2. You don't like real girls - Blade Runner ... View more

I left some pictures here. ranging from sad to good. How do you feel about any picture?1. Father with an IQ of 7 has to fight the government from taking his daughter(Mean women government lawyers smirking) 2. You don't like real girls - Blade Runner 2049(Agent/officer on quest being poked at by hookers) 3. Father with an IQ of 7 has to fight the government from taking his daughter(kind handicapped men being friends) 4. Final Scene of "Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Thrice upon a time"(the open hand of wife and companion) "You do not have permission to upload images"

willdoanythingtohelp Rock Bottom
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Feeling extremely despondent and secular at this point in time. I suffer from Clinical Depression, Anxiety and PTSD.I have been loyal to my workplace for nearly 8 years now but after suffering a back injury some 12 weeks ago ( pre-existing condition ... View more

Feeling extremely despondent and secular at this point in time. I suffer from Clinical Depression, Anxiety and PTSD.I have been loyal to my workplace for nearly 8 years now but after suffering a back injury some 12 weeks ago ( pre-existing condition ) I have been subject to animosity and ridicule on all levels of management (which I am a part of). I have weekly appointments with Physio, Doctors and Psychologist at this point.I just can't seem to snap out of my dark mood at the moment and feel that I am getting closer to self harm every day now and it frightens me beyond belief.I feel that I have everything to live for but have nothing in life. I suffer chronic pain every day along with chest pains, shortness of breath, headaches, night terrors and sleeplessness along with chronic fatigue and no motivation.I have explained to work that I am not about making a claim but just want to return to work so I can at very least wake up with a purpose each day, but this falls on deaf ears as I believe I am being managed out.I just wonder what my future holds and this impacts further on my psycho social well being.I am at a loss as to where to go from here.Please everyone KEEP SMILING RegardsBill