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MS Comic: Isolating

Even having a good support system doesn’t mean we don’t sometimes feel like we are fighting this MS battle alone. It can be challenging when friends and family members who don't have MS try to relate to the daily life struggles that come with this chronic condition. Or worse, offer unsolicited advice.

There is nothing quite like talking to someone else who shares your disease, no matter how many differences or similarities you may have. For when we find someone who understands, that connection relieves the deep level of anxiety that we are no longer alone.

 Woman standing with arms crossed wearing ms awareness shirt text reads: Multiple sclerosis is a really isolating disease
Woman standing with arms crossed wearing ms awareness shirt text reads: And everyones MS is different so its hard to find the right person to talk to sometimes
Woman standing with arms crossed wearing ms awareness shirt next to a woman with headphones Text reads: I dont want to talk to someone and just have them feel bad for me
Woman standing with arms crossed wearing ms awareness shirt next to a with a book Text reads: I just want someone I can complain with and laugh about the small stuff with someone I can have a beer with
Woman standing with arms crossed wearing ms awareness shirt Text reads:But i have not met them yet
Woman standing with arms crossed in MS Awareness shirt standing next to another woman in MS shirt Text reads: I like your shirt
Woman standing with arms crossed in MS Awareness shirt standing next to another woman in MS shirt Text reads: oh my god is this the friend Ive been dreaming of? I have RRMS what about you? Yeah, me too
Woman standing with arms crossed in MS Awareness shirt standing next to another woman in MS shirt Text reads: Want to grab a beer sometime and accidentally drop it on the floor with me? OMG. I would love too!

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