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Are you codependent?

Are you codependent?

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She’s So Fat: A Commentary on Haters

I just read several blogs bashing the “fatness” of Kate Upton. While reading these, I wanted to throw up! The comments were sickening. I’m proud of Kate Upton for taking these comments in stride. I am so happy that she … Continue reading

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Therapy is NOT weak.

Google “therapy is” and see what pops up. 😦 I know some people believe that “intelligent people can work out their own problems” when they’re down on their sorrows, dealing with the aftermath of emotional/mental abuse, or downright depressed. I … Continue reading

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Are you in a healthy relationship?

I wasn’t. I wish I had realized sooner; it would’ve saved me months of pain and agony. Read this article about “Characteristics of a Healthy Relationship”. If you suspect you may be in an abusive relationship, then you probably are. … Continue reading

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Help! I’m Having Friend Problems! (high school)

Yep, I’ve been there. High school…just….UGHHHH. I HATED high school. They should have a manual that they give to every incoming freshman that includes the following tip: You’re going to make a sucky “friend”. Face it, high schooler, you will … Continue reading

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Dilemma: Hate the Therapist but not the Therapy

The last thing you need while healing is a bad therapist. My primary therapist (herein known as “Bad Therapist” or “BT”) and I DID NOT GET ALONG. He tried to make me dependent on him so he’d get more money, … Continue reading

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Pass it on. Online Acts of Kindness.

This may be unwanted-unwarranted or whatever, but I need your help. I usually NEVER do this, but here we go: I was reading Tumblr and noticed several popular blogs who mentioned that this lovely woman is going through a hard … Continue reading

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Banning thinspo on Tumblr

is a godsend. I know (as someone who struggled/is struggling with an eating disorder) how fulfilling it feels to validate your illness. Truth is, it’s unhealthy. Back when Dark, But Life was Dark and Life, I would have Thinspo/Pro Ana/Pro … Continue reading

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