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Twitter Explodes Over Conversation About Asking Friends for Consent to Vent

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Have you ever gotten a long, emotional text from a friend, or sat across from them at a table while they endlessly vented about their relationship problems or professional woes and thought, I really cannot deal with this right now? It's not that you don't love and care about your friends problems. It's just that you have way too much of your own stuff going on at the moment to handle another person's problems too. 

Well, that is essentially the problem at the center of Twitter's latest obsession. It all started with a thread from a woman named Melissa Fabello, a social justice activist, about what it meant to her that her friend asked permission before burdening her with their current frustrations. 

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