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It's been suggested that we leave a space between the start of a post and the triggering part.

Write something innocuous in the first line. then leave some spaces between in and the subject matter. this should take care of accidentally triggering someone.

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purpledolphingirl4 posted:
[TRIGGER] --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
I had to get some assistive aids to help me safely cut my foods in the kitchen and also prep for my food to cook. Well I ordered this long knife that cuts things evenly and accidentally cut myself. Well seeing how easy it cuts me, it now has become my new tool. I need this but I can't get over if this is safe. I have two other ones that are easy to cut too but caused me to have nerve damage.

Need some ideas to help me to realize this is not to be a tool but to be a kitchen tool.

Caprice_WebMD_Staff responded:
[TRIGGER] Hi Beej,

Safe sentence to create some space....

I think you should reread your own post. You know this (or the other knives) aren't safe for you. Not even close. Get rid of it/them. Find other ways to prepare your food (buy things precut, for example).

Please take steps to keep yourself safe. (((hugs)))
We never touch people so lightly that we do not leave a trace. ~Peggy Tabor Millin
slik_kitty responded:
[TRIGGER] i wish i could come up with some ideas for you. the only thing i can think of is make a rule that it stays in the kitchen in it's drawer unless you are using it to cook. good luck.
BipolarDisorder2 replied to slik_kitty's response:
[TRIGGER] ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------TRIGGER

I just gave up SI, and my insignificant suggestion for you to try (IDK how triggered you are, or think you will be by knives) is to put a label on it that says "TOOL. NOT TRIGGER.' For me, (with the other pair of scissors I have still in my posession) I will see my scissors and say "tool. not trigger" that forces me to re-purpose the object into something you use for a specific, SAFE, designated purpose, as opposed to something that I can use to hurt myself with.

Good luck

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