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Anxiety

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My Mind is a Scary Place

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Hazelle's story:

In my imagination, I’ve been diagnosed, incarcerated, fired, divorced, and buried. My mind is a scary place to be sometimes.

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Dating the Wrong Guy

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It Felt So Right

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Julie's story:

I felt truly pretty for the first time in my life. Sunshine covered my world. Being with him made me feel great. But then things changed.

Bullying

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Living In Fear

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Claire's story:

I learned the language of silence. Keep your head down. Don’t say a word. Try to be invisible. Maybe if they forget you’re here it will stop. It didn’t stop.

Loneliness

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Still Trying to Belong

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Denver's story:

There are people all around me, interacting with each other, having fun together: but I’m sitting here alone.

My Abortion

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The Mourning After

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Caramel's story:

It seemed like getting an abortion was the right thing to do at the time. I wasn’t prepared for the emotional whirlwind that came soon after.

Depression

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Hello Darkness My Old Friend

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Tia's story:

I get trapped in this dark place where there’s nothing to do but sleep or cry until my head pounds. On those days, just getting out of bed is a triumph that I need to acknowledge.

Academic Failure

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I Flunked Out of My Dream

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Darlene's story:

I was cut adrift from a lifelong dream, the sure anchor that had carried me through long years of study.

Fear of Failure

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I Just Can't

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Qing's story:

I didn’t even want to try taking a risk; defeat was unacceptable, shameful, and had consequences that affected everyone around you.

Multiple Fears

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Paralysed by Fear

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Dorothy's story:

With a pandemic raging, what can be done in the face of fear?

Rape

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Still Worthy of Love

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Tonia's story:

After swimming in a motel pool, a man followed up alongside me. "Just wanna walk you to your room, make sure everything's all safe for you." When it was over, he ran a bath for me. I was still in that cold water when they found me in the morning.

Sexually Abused

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Recovering My Stolen Self

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Shane's story:

My past kept haunting me. I had to face the secret that was hidden deep inside my heart.

Unplanned Pregnancy

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Knocked Down

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Raquel's story:

The day I saw those two lines indicating a positive result on my pregnancy test, my whole world completely turned upside down.

Job Loss

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Claire's story:

I felt just about everything: anger, sadness, confusion, embarrassment. I remember saying it out loud: I just lost my job.

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