There are a lot of misunderstandings regarding self-harm, many of which have lead to ostracising behaviour and unkind prejudices. I try not to write too often about anything personal on this blog, but I was confronted with a reminder of this topic at work today, when a young girl came and spoke to me, and I could see the old, familiar white lines across her wrists and forearms.
Every time I scroll through my blog lists, I see a plethora of young girls who think they aren’t pretty enough, or slim enough, or voluptuous enough to be found attractive by anyone. This is tired point, but while it’s on my mind, I may as well chip in with my opinion on the matter. […]