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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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    washedaway posted:
    Hi everyone. Trigger space...........................................................

    why is it that after having a nice relaxing, enjoyable weekend, I want to hurt myself more than i did before i left? I spent time with family (family members i actually enjoy being around) saw a good friend, had good food, and a good time, but now I want to hurt myself

    I know this is not necessarily uncommon...but it's just weird and dumb
    Don't worry about the world coming to an end today.
    It's already tomorrow in Australia. - Charles Schultz
    DOGDANCING_TCOS responded:
    not weird or dumb. A lot of us react that way. Part of it is we get used to living with a certain degree of insanity/unrest in our day to day lives (often times due to our pasts)

    So when we feel good and safe and normal, its unnerving. I liken it when I was young and would go a day or two with no abuse then was much easier to deal with it day to day then to have that happy time where I was just waiting for something bad to happen. ( I call it pre-traumatic stress disorder.)

    Allow yourself to breath and acknowledge the tension, then remind your self. "I'm safe, and its okay"
    I'm not really a psychopath, I just play one on the internet.
    washedaway replied to DOGDANCING_TCOS's response:
    Thank you for the feedback.

    I am safe and it's ok... matter how much i don't feel it, i know it's true.

    feel like crying tonight...and i might just let myself...which i NEVER do willingly...but i think i need to just let myself feel for once without needing to hurt myself
    Don't worry about the world coming to an end today.
    It's already tomorrow in Australia. - Charles Schultz

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