“I need a hug more than you because…”

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From dealing with overbearing doctors to experiencing heart-wrenching moments, nurses can have some rough days on the job! We asked our Facebook fans to finish this sentence: “I need a hug more than you because….”

Read on to discover the funny, sad and touching reasons why you need a big ol’ hug.

I need a hug more than you because…

I have been on Code Brown alerts all morning!
—Bobbi Smith

I’m six weeks from giving birth and three weeks from the end of my third semester of nursing school.
—Catalina Shope

I am a psych nurse, and if I get a hug, it usually isn’t the comforting kind…. 🙂
—Wendy M. Ramsdell Gardonyi

My chair just rolled out from under me and I landed on the floor in front of two nurses, a patient, a PA and a rep. So I hurt my tailbone and my pride. And boy does it hurt!
—Tammy-Lynn Voss

I deal with human frailty in the raw on a daily basis.
—Susan Enstad Morris

I am halfway across the country from my young daughter and furry friends on a prolonged travel assignment and haven’t had a hug or kiss since June.
—Terry Olson

I need that hug to hold me up after 13.5 hours on my feet with no lunch break.
—Luanne King

Despite how I feel when I care for my patients, I keep a smile on my face and give my 100 percent attention to them.
—Sharon Lewis Henderson

I work in a locked psychiatric facility and I am my own security (yikes)!
—Jennifer Foley

I need a hug more than you…on second thought, you may need it more, and I’m blessed to have one to spare. Here, have one on me.
—Peppy Mozzani

Why do you need a hug today?

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