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7 Key Ways to Break the Self-Injury Cycle for Good

Self-injury is a common response to abuse, but shame often keeps self-harmers silent. Here are some ways to break free, from someone who knows. by Renée Fabian (Content warning: Discussion of self-harm, abuse) I was 17 years old the first time I self-injured. I had been sexually abused for two years by then and I...


7 Ways to Cope With the Holidays if You’re Estranged From Family

by The Mystical Sister The holidays can be hard for anyone, but they can be especially hard for folks who are estranged from their family. Whether the estrangement is chosen or not, this situation can bring up a lot of anxiety for folks who may already be dealing with mental health issues stemming from not having...