Talking About Mental Health With Your Kids

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The mental health talk is as important as the sex talk, but many parents still avoid it.

Why I’m Not Raising My Kids to be Sheeple

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When she discovered that her daughter was cutting she had to choose between allowing her to remain a victim, or showing her how to overcome the Sheeple Mentality.

A Teen’s Plea: Stop Ignoring Boys’ Self-Harming Behaviors

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A young man’s cry for help for boys who self-harm.

I Cut Myself: Exploring My Relationship with Self-Mutilation


Nathan Daniels realized that he practiced rituals of self harm in order to move his emotional turmoil to a focus outside himself. Here’s why it happened and how he stopped.

“One of the problems with cutting is that it can spiral out of control.”

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This comment is from cloudsurf, on the post “Understanding Self Harm”.

Understanding Self-Harm

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Andrew Lawes explains how ‘self-harm isn’t about dying. Self-harm is about living.’

Body Modification: 9/29


An exploration of circumcision, tattoos, and other permanent, deliberate modifications of the male form.