Karl Tearney: Second Life. When I left a message in a forum for army penpals, on PTSD healing topic (on Remembrance Day uh! ), Karl, ex UK Army Air Corps, kindly replied to me : “I found that doing something creative helps me. I write poetry and have a few hobbies but it’s important it’s something you can do alone and quietly.” “Here in the UK as an example the care for mental health differs from county to county. Before coming to Wiltshire I was under the care of Hampshire, who were remarkable. Now I live in Wiltshire where the … Continue reading Poetry
When I decided to write for this website, I was feeling quite isolated, and abandoned. It was almost Xmas time, and as I do regularly, I was seeking for my “cause of the year”. My first attempts to find penpals, except for subscribing to “International Pen Friends”(thank you my last representative from Sidney, AU), were not lucky. In fact, I fell into scams, in Facebook pages, and I was quite upset about that. My “marraine de guerre” (soldier’s angel) subscription at American website for penpalling and supporting deployed in Middle East never got a reply, neither after veryfing my credit … Continue reading Forces Penpals for Combat Stress.