• 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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  • Sectioned

    Please note: this piece references self-harm. despite the bravado the concern shows through what should you say what should you do? are there some secret signs? thoughts spiral. you struggle to keep it together as words associate cos really sectioned means cut clinically sliced and diced into pieces. and you cut yourself up enough these days.

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    Tags:
    hospital,
    section,
    sectioned,
    Self harm
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