Childhood Bullying: A Personal Story

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Childhood bullying is one of those things that people think is just part of being a kid, but it really isn’t. Unfortunately, the world isn’t perfect and there will always be kids who feel bad about themselves for whatever reason and take it out on other kids, especially kids who are different in some way. But that doesn’t mean that…

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What is Self-Injury?

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I’ve spoken occasionally to kids who self-injure — that is, who cut themselves, burn themselves or otherwise deliberately hurt themselves. If your child or a young person you know has this kind of issue, it can be really scary. DISCLAIMER: This blog post deals with sensitive issues that may require professional help. All opinions expressed within this post are solely…

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Diary of a Transgender Person

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I don’t often write about being transgender. It’s just a fact that that’s part of who I am, but it definitely isn’t all of who I am and I don’t like people to think of me as that transgender guy or that guy who used to be a girl. Sometimes people don’t share that they’re transgender because it’s dangerous for…

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