teaching
My psychiatrist told me to leave over and over, because no job was worth this price, and I said no.
gun control
When we're talking about gun safety, we have to talk about suicide.
rape
When this man sliced through the mosquito netting around our bed, he presumably hoped to kill my boyfriend before coming after me.
mental illness
I said yes, I can let you go. But I asked her for three conditions.
healthy
law & order
I have Sam Waterston's home phone number, which over the last 15 years I have called four times, when I was having a panic attack and knew that hearing the sound of his voice on his answering machine would soothe me.
game of thrones
Does anyone else think last night's episode of "Game of Thrones" should have come with a trigger warning?
in

Apr 23, 2012 at 1:30pm | 110 comments

childbirth
My twin boys were born by C-section at 27 weeks. I was desperately hoping for a third trimester, but failed.
trigger warnings
Nuance often seems to be a disappearing feature on the Internet, and this is yet another case where it has extremely harmful consequences.
in

May 27, 2014 at 5:00pm | 37 comments