• Why?

    Please note: this story references self harm.

    I've started checking in on write to recovery in the mornings.  Sometimes I have no words to share and when this happens I read the stories shared by my fellow writers until the floodgates creak open....I cut myself last night....I don't know why?It just seemed the right thing to do in the moment....I put a plaster on itAnd went to bed.....

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    hope,
    helpful,
    compassion,
    Self harm,
    sharing the secret
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  • Dear Friend

    Dear Friend, I know you are struggling the now. You don't know whats happening or whats going on but there is plenty of help at home and at uni. There is mindulness, relaxation methods and many other amazing things you can do to help you. The techniques work, use them. Put them into practice. You will benefit from it. I know its tough but darling so are you. From your friend supporting you

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    Tags:
    anxiety,
    helpful,
    self love
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  • The Future

    I don't usually like thinking about the future. The future is scary to me. The thoughts of everything changing. Friends moving away. I remember once being on the bus to college and thinking to myself I thought everyone else was moving forward and I was standing still. I remember looking out the bus window to the fields in the sun. I felt everyone was doing great things and I wasn't. The thing I need to ...

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    Tags:
    hope,
    helpful,
    thoughts
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  • What shall we call it

    This is a short story about three people in the Scottish Storytelling Centre

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    Tags:
    helpful,
    hints