Responding to negativity in the IBD community

A while back, a new member joined the #IBDSuperHeroes Facebook group and his introductory post basically said that we had it all wrong and that there was nothing super or hero-ey about us. He wrote that he had recently broken up with his partner as a result of having Crohn’s disease and that he was incredibly unhappy with his life because of his IBD.

I have seen posts like this in the past in other groups which have been met with a telling off for the negativity, but whether we like to admit it or not, we’ve all felt negative at some point or another.

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