Self-injury: A Worldview

“Told I talked too much made too much noise I took up a silent hobby— Bleeding.” ― S. Marie Self harm. When the darkness inside at last leaks out and mars your body. The reasons most people give for hurting themselves are complicated and diverse. Verbalizing the pain, punishing and satiating guilt, desiring control, a … Continue reading Self-injury: A Worldview

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Purity Rings

I was one of those pre-teens longingly looking through the True Love Waits catalog back in the early 2000s. Wondering. Waiting. Somehow, I wanted to believe that wearing one of these rings and promising to keep my thoughts pure and my body untouched would magically cause the man God had prepared for me to appear, … Continue reading Purity Rings