"How are you?" I keep hearing and reading… and silence in response. No updates, no mention of my state of mind or health – hiding so that I don't have to lie. Keeping quiet so that I don't sound hypocritical.
Time to break the silence. I'm not fine, but I am ok. Everything is happening [...]
Liberation is a wonderful thing.
Born and raised a Catholic, I became accustomed to spending Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Saturday sitting uncomfortably on my bony bum in the church pews wishing that the priest would talk faster and thinking about what I was missing on TV. My sisters and I were known and loved by all [...]
Sick on doorsteps Clothes strewn Grey sky piss wet through Slobs and slags and me and you Grime bridge Dirty water Shit floating character And I an amateur Empty tunnel Shagging spot Pick up the pace This is your lot McDonald's Junky No gigs here Station announcement On the beer Rain still pours Out of [...]
People say that I am lucky to have had a boyfriend who has stuck by throughout three and a half years of stress, eating disorders, other forms of self destruction, self hate and depression. It is true. Who would do that? How many men would live with being lied to, wondering if their other half [...]
The BBC today announced the results of new research into the number of young people needing hospital treatment after harming themselves. The report suggests that there has been yet another increase and focuses on the disturbing amount of graphic material widely available online which could easily trigger people to injure themselves.
A spokesperson from the [...]
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