As if it wasn’t already hard enough feeling the rejection, everywhere I look I am reminded of what I no longer have or would have had. Everywhere are couples, hand in hand, taking photos in front of beautiful scenery, sending love messages, walks on the beach, sending/receiving flowers, kissing and even just going out for… Continue reading “Reminders”


Demoted to ‘friend’. Ouch. It seems that no matter how hard I try to be optimistic and provide ideas for solutions to a temporary problem they’re not good enough or I’m not worth it. There is a huge brick wall and no seeing around it nor willingness to try. We will see where this “friendship”… Continue reading “Demoted”


Body focussed repetitive behaviours (BFRB) are linked to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). They can include nail biting, skin picking (excoriation or dermatillomania) and hair pulling (trichotillomania). . There is no known cause but one can be genetically predisposed. These can be common in PTSD as they can be used as a soothing technique or an… Continue reading “BFRBs”