Category Archives: privacy violations

Saying No to Boys

In high school I became friends, almost accidentally, with a guy named Matt who was severely, passive-aggressively depressed. Having felt depressed myself, I tried my best to empathize with him and be his friend. It was a one-way relationship if … Continue reading

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When Nobody Cares ‘Til You Cut Yourself, Part 1

 Trigger warning: self-injury             11/2/2012        …I picked up a needle when mom went out.  I ran it across my thigh.  I did it again            and again until … Continue reading

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