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Swipe This! I suspect this photographer I took nudes for is an abuser—now what do I do?

by I'm Struggling
“Swipe This!” is an advice column about how to navigate human relationships and connections in an age when we depend so heavily on technology. Have a question? Email swipethis@thedailydot.com. . . . Dear Swipe This! A few months ago, I befriended a photographer on Instagram who’s based in the same city as me. He shoots a lot of models and musicians, and I admired his work. I soon found out we had a lot in common. Not only do we live in the same city, we live in the same neighborhood, we both have small dogs, and we both are sober […]

Hypersexuality Disorder (TEST)

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Hypersexuality Disorder (TEST) Hypersexuality is a disorder where a person has urges, fantasies, and behaviors which are intense and recurrent. Someone suffering from hypersexuality disorder spends excessive amounts of time fantasizing and engaging in behaviors, they also have no regard for the emotional and physical risk they post to themselves or others. Need help with your or your addiction, anxiety, depression or mental health? Get help here – https://betterhelp.com/authenticmentalhealth ► Become a member of Authentic Mental Health for exclusive content, perks, badges and much much more here – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6EyD09YAae38tfAmm383Tg/join ————————————————————————————————-…

What To Do During A Panic Attack

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What To Do During A Panic Attack Panic attacks are horrible to experience. During a panic attack, you actually feel like you might die, you feel like you are having a heart attack and you feel as if the ‘feeling’ will last forever. The physical symptoms you get from panic attacks are horrific! Here are a few things you should do during a panic attack 1. Realise its only a panic attack 2. Try to breathe properly 3. DO NOT GOOGLE SYMPTOMS 4. Realise you are NOT going to die 5. Having a family member or friend reassure you These […]

Anxiety Attack VS Panic Attack

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Anxiety Attack VS Panic Attack Panic attacks and anxiety attacks have very similar symptoms. An anxiety attack is shorter and when the trigger goes away so does the anxiety attack. Panic attacks, on the other hand, have mo differs and they are unpredictable. They differ in how long they last, the severity and if they have a trigger or not. It may be difficult to determine between the two. Need help with your or your panic attacks, anxiety, depression or mental health? Get help here – https://betterhelp.com/authenticmentalhealth ► Become a member of Authentic Mental Health for exclusive content, perks, badges […]

Man Opens Up About Unspoken Struggles Men Face, And 330,000+ People On Twitter Agree

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More and more people today are speaking up about negative aspects of the stereotypical expectations of masculinity on boys and men. Twitter user Absurdistwords decided to contribute to this conversation by highlighting the importance of acknowledging that men often face the same problems as women, such as emotional trauma, depression, eating disorders and unrealistic expectations. However, our culture doesn’t immediately acknowledge these struggles thus preventing men from getting the help they need to recover. Absurdistwords explains in his viral thread the concept of toxic masculinity and how it affects people’s lives. Inspired by this thread, Imgur user BeorcKano decided to share […]

Why is California condemning infant intersex surgeries?

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The California legislature recently passed SCR-110, condemning surgeries and other medical interventions on intersex babies, a move celebrated by intersex rights activists. Despite Planned Parenthood estimates that roughly 1 in every 100 people in the U.S. is born intersex, many people don’t know anything about intersex characteristics or people. However, as society comes to understand and value consent and bodily autonomy, the fight for intersex rights will likely only become more visible. What is intersex? InterACT, an organization that cosponsored SCR-110, defines intersex as “a term for biologically/physically not being strictly male or female sex. Having one of over 30 […]

5 Signs Of Dissociation

by I'm Struggling
Dissociation is how your mind copes with too much stress, such as a traumatic event that has happened in your life. Dissociation is when you experience a disconnection from yourself and the world around you. Dissociation is a natural response to trauma for many people that they can’t control or have no control of. The trauma could be from a single past event or it could be an ongoing event. Some people choose to dissociate as a way of focusing or calming down. Here are 5 signs of dissociation 1. You feel disconnected – You feel no connection with the world around […]

What Is Dissociation?

by I'm Struggling
Dissociation is how your mind copes with too much stress, such as a traumatic event that has happened in your life. Dissociation is when you experience a disconnection from yourself and the world around you. Dissociation is a natural response to trauma for many people that they can’t control or have no control of. Some people choose to dissociate as a way of focusing or calming down. Some people experience dissociation as a symptom of their mental health condition (for example Bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD etc) Dissociation can be experienced in different ways such as; Dissociative amnesia You have gaps in your […]

What if Ketamine Actually Works Like an Opioid?

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Researchers report that ketamine may be working on the brain’s opioid system. The study is small, but if replicated, the findings could have big implications for the treatment of depression. Read more: wired.com Please follow and like us:

‘Riverdale’ Star Lili Reinhart Tells It Like It Is About Mental Health And Body Issues — So Inspiring!

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Way to go, Lili Reinhart! The Riverdale star is the subject of a long in-depth interview over at Variety today, and in it, she discusses quite a bit about going through anxiety-related struggles, finding a source of inspiration in her fans, and what’s next in her exciting young career. Related: Lili Reinhart’s Twitter Hacked! Whoa! A former Pier 1 Imports sales associate before booking her first major acting gig with The CW‘s Riverdale, Reinhart has long struggled with anxiety and self-image issues related to her body, even before fame. But after landing her big break, the 21-year-old ironically found that the more she spoke up about […]