Why Do People Self-Harm?

The first time I engaged in self-harm, I was 11. I was severely bullied at school and lived in a toxic and dysfunctional household. I don’t remember how I learned about self-injurious behavior, I just remember deciding to cut myself. I did it once. Then twice. Then again and again. Every time I felt depressed […]

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What Is Dissociation?

The first time I experienced dissociation I had no idea what was happening or how to explain it. It felt like an out-of-body experience. I’d be doing normal daily tasks and all of a sudden it was like I wasn’t in my body but instead, I was watching myself in a movie.  It started a […]

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