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The hostility toward me in your comment felt as if I'd been punched in the stomach. It's one thing for you to say that you think I don't know what I'm talking about. It's quite another for you to wish harm upon me by hoping that I'll lose my house, etc. so I can learn a lesson you think I need to learn.
These are the circumstances of my life and that's what I write about. I don't know how to say this without you thinking I'm being patronizing, but I'll say it anyway. I hope with all my heart that you stop feeding your anger and hostility toward others and, instead, turn that energy to taking good care of yourself.
My best to you,
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