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You have OCD 7 years later it was wrong.

Pregnant with twins 7 1/2 years ago took a strain on my body, health and mental health.

I realised I was constantly unable to stop touching my hair to the point I would feel a slight lump where the hair was broken and snap the broke piece off. 464 more words

Mental Illnesses

My Badge of Honour

I am an anxious person.

It’s strange that just five words can have so many connotations, offshoots. I wonder how many reading that statement imagine me as an introvert, how many imagine I fear any and all social interaction. 1,174 more words

Daily Blog

Understanding Trichotillomania

Written by Andrea Potthoff PhD LP
What is trichotillomania?
Trichotillomania (Hair-Pulling Disorder) is characterized by excessive pulling of one’s hair. This can occur anywhere on the body, including hair on the scalp, eyelashes, eyebrows, facial hair, and body hair. 457 more words
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Stop Pulling My Hair Out (Attempt 2.1)

My first battle with hair pulling ended after about nine months when somehow, I managed to will myself to stop pulling. Finding my first bald patch, about the size of a 2p coin, had seriously freaked me out and so I’d been determined to stop. 852 more words

Mental Health

Indigo Loves Hair

10 out of 10 forever.

Pairs nicely with a drink that you choose, because it’s you that makes the decisions!

Content Warning: There is talk of consensual hair pulling, dom/sub dynamics and some devastatingly handsome selfies which may include a bit of chest showing.  1,612 more words

Situation

Not Hiding, Just Covering Up

Since this is a new blog, I’ll get the intros out of the way first.

My name is Amy, and I have trichotillomania.

If you don’t know what that is and are reading this post anyway, it’s a disorder that makes me pull my hair out. 1,281 more words

Trichotillomania

Doubt.

Do you ever feel like you’re going nowhere but down? Yeah, well I do right now. Everything seemed to be going in the right direction last year, but I let things slide and now I’m back to where I started. 121 more words

Anxiety