When I was a kid I didn't understand why people would beg to leave this place. They would call it boring and ugly and terrible. It was only untill now that I understand. It wasn't the place it was the people. This world we live in
It is just as important to take care of yourself as it is to be there for others. It is not selfish or a sign of weakness. Neglecting your own emotional (or physical) needs will break you down and you won't be able to help anyone.