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by Lilacarn
Fri Dec 30, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: Mental wellbeing
Topic: self harm
Replies: 4
Views: 1437

Re: self harm

Hey I work with people who self harm and want you to know that this is not abnormal. Self harm is a way of coping with stress and problems and is in itself a coping mechanism. However self harm is not a healthy coping mechanism and so what you need to find is a more healthy way of coping. Some ways ...
by Lilacarn
Fri Dec 30, 2011 11:46 am
Forum: And the rest...
Topic: Is my flatmate using me as a scapegoat?
Replies: 1
Views: 1701

Re: Is my flatmate using me as a scapegoat?

Have you thought about asking the person outright if there is a problem with your pots? Maybe if you talk it through with her this can be resolved. This can be scary if you arent used to doing it, but if you can do it in a friendly and non confrontational as possible that might resolve the issue. Ma...
by Lilacarn
Fri Dec 30, 2011 11:40 am
Forum: Parents
Topic: What do I do?
Replies: 3
Views: 2137

Re: What do I do?

This is a sad story and one that many people will relate to. There is nothing stopping you now from seizing opportunities that you didnt have in the past, except you being stuck in the past. Counselling can help with this, you dont mention the word anger towards your mother, but I suspect that you a...
by Lilacarn
Fri Dec 30, 2011 11:36 am
Forum: Parents
Topic: My parents hate me for being fat...but it only feeds it.
Replies: 3
Views: 2167

Re: My parents hate me for being fat...but it only feeds it.

Hannah, I feel so sad that your parents are treating you this way. I agree with the earlier post, that in order to get past this you might like to keep busy. Find your self worth from others who do not talk to you like this. Sometimes people cope with this behaviour from family by minimising it, say...