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What Causes the Urge to Pull

Here is another great blog post from Trichotillomania therapist and 20 year pull-free trichster, Claudia Miles (my role model).

As a psychotherapist who’s worked with hundreds of hair pullers, and as someone who personally suffered from daily hair pulling until I was 27 and has been pull free for 20 years, I know all too well the pain, shame and despair that pullers experience. 1,187 more words


Stretch Marks

When I first discovered my stretch marks, I freaked out and showed my mum the tops of my thighs thinking I had some sort of disease. 475 more words


Mother Daughter relationships? Books are written about them, so intertwined, close and deep. Since I only had one Mother it’s not fair to say this, but I think the more complicated ones are the hardest to grieve, and missed the most. 809 more words

Present Day Writing

When It's OK To Say No

Whilst one of my New Years Resolutions for 2016 was to say YES to more things, I’ve come to realise the power and importance of doing the opposite and actually saying… 815 more words


I unintentionally did something crazy

I unintentionally did something crazy. I´ve never been a person who follows the rules or does things as society tells us to, sometimes I do things against them consciously but most of the times I do them without even noticing.  584 more words

It´s Not Vanity

21 months later...

Yesterday I brushed my hair and straightened my hair. It doesn’t seem like a big deal. However, for me it was. It was the first time I brushed or straightened my hair since before I shaved my head. 88 more words


circular, again
ouroboros sets the stage
for existential misanthropy
self, anatomizing symmetrical pieces
of singular inferiority
quarantine, antibiotic
kill the infected
restore order and wellness… 20 more words