I had worked for 4 years at a drug and alcohol rehab until I was fired at the beginning of the year.
July 10,2021 at 7:56PM UTC
The facility has had an annual picnic for years and prior to working there I had attended many of them. The picnic is primarily for alumni of the treatment facility but anyone can attend by just purchasing an admission ticket. The picnic usually has about 2000 attendees and a celebrity guest speaker who is in recovery. It’s quite a day that I have been excited to attend in the past. Several people (personal friends in recovery) have asked me if I will be attending this year and I have yet to make a decision. Both my husband and my sister who is a Human Resource Executive, tell me I’m within my rights to attend, both as an alumni myself and as it has been a tradition in the summer for me since 2002. I can not for the life of me make a decision one way or the other. I was hoping to get some feedback from members of the group so I can gain some clarity. My reluctance to attend is based on A) is it even appropriate for me to attend and B) I feel anxious at the mere thought of possibly encountering a former coworker from my department.
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