Self Harm: Shaniqua’s Story

I remember being in my early teenage years and feeling sick and tired of the pain that I was suffering at the hands of someone that cared about - along with his friends to back him up.  I'd already had others who had hurt me.  There had already been a number of times when I'd … Continue reading Self Harm: Shaniqua’s Story

Why are there more girls self-harming than boys?

When looking into self-harm, what stuck with me most was that the number of girls self-harming is significantly higher than the number of boys.  It really got me thinking and all I wanted to understand was why?  Does it have something to do with a female's inability to deal with stress, or their desire to … Continue reading Why are there more girls self-harming than boys?