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How to Self-Parent as an Adult – The Psych Talk

The absence of love and security in childhood can lead to difficulties in adulthood. If you have a pattern of falling into abusive relationships or fearing intimacy it is likely you learned about love, affection and intimacy from inadequate models. This means that now you have to be the nurturing voice you never received from…
— Read on thepsychtalk.com/2018/10/01/how-to-self-parent-as-an-adult/

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Why do People Self-Harm? – The Psych Talk

Self-harm, also known as self-injury, is defined as the intentional, direct injuring of body tissue, usually done without the intent of suicide. Self harm has a stigma attached to it, with non-suffers often assuming the only reason for this behaviour is to garner ‘attention’. However, this behaviour is often routed in psychological suffering and provides…
— Read on thepsychtalk.com/2019/04/10/why-do-people-self-harm/

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What is Anorexia? – The Psych Talk

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by attempts to lose weight, to the point of starvation. Anorexia nervosa, often referred to simply as anorexia, is an eating disorder that is also characterized by low weight, fear of gaining weight, and a strong desire to be thin, resulting in food restriction. Many people with anorexia see themselves…
— Read on thepsychtalk.com/2018/12/21/what-is-anorexia/