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I'm Laura, and in March I joined the LifeSIGNS team as Blog Manager. My story with self-injury started ten years ago in a fairly 'unusual' way - I broke down in public. In this blog article I chose to introduce myself to you through sharing my story with SI.
Life is hard. The difference between people is in how they each cope with what life throws their way, and for some people, self-injury has become their release - or in some cases, distraction - from the overwhelming pressure of it all. In this article, Jennifer kindly shares her story with LifeSIGNS.
Charis wants everyone to know that making assumptions about people who self-injure is unhelpful. There is not a 'typical profile' for someone who relies on self-harm, although there are some drivers that you might recognise. Charis knows she had a privileged upbringing; and her story goes into the pressures behind many people's self-injury.