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On Codependency, Family Relationships, and Human Error

Over the past couple of years, I’ve heard my share of advice on how to deal with a significant other’s parents. As I’ve developed my relationship with Jake’s family, however, it’s becoming a laughable observation that none of that advice … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Homeschoolings Ugly Transition into College

[In this post, I address homeschooling. My definition of it may be unique and shocking to some. I had a particularly negative experience not because homeschooling itself is bad, but because it was used as a medium through which to … Continue reading

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When Nobody Cares ‘Til You Cut Yourself, Part 3: 8 Reasons Why People Self-harm (Continued)

Trigger warning: graphic imagery, self-injury I cut twice. The first time was in November after a stressful day at work and a lecture from my mom that just barely tipped me over the edge. The second time was a relapse … Continue reading

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When Nobody Cares ‘Til You Cut Yourself, Part 2: 8 Reasons Why People Self-harm

Trigger warnings: self-injury Rash decisions tend to happen when we’re not thinking things through. When we don’t allow ourselves the necessary seconds to ask ourselves if what we desire in the heat of the moment is the best thing for … 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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