But what made those scathing inner monologues even more dangerous was how I'd try to silence the voices by "cutting." I would rush home, take a knife from my desk and escape to a private place where I'd carve wounds into my skin.Frantic self-abuse and physical pain drowned out the emotional pain I was feeling, if only for a short time.Unable to express her true feelings, whenever Dawn is upset she grabs a knife and cuts herself.I first watched this film on the Lifetime channel because my favorite actor, Kett Turton, was in it.In recent years, several books have been published on this topic.USA Network aired a TV movie about cutting and created an online lesson plan to provide resources to educators.
A prime example of it's inaccuracy would be how excited Dawn seemed to get while cutting.
Web sites and in-patient treatment programs such as SAFE (Self-Abuse Finally Ends) Alternatives have been developed to help the self-afflicted.
Speaking of her own struggle with self-injury, the late Princess Diana shed light on cutting during a highly publicized 1995 BBC interview.
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Armed with this list of summer activities from awesome bloggers around the web, be prepared to say good riddance to the familiar phrase, “Mom, I’m Bored! – store all the supplies necessary for blowing bubbles (wand, detergent, bubbles) in one convenient and cute spot. *4/28/2016 update: This blog is private now, but as you can see from the picture, it just takes a 5 gallon bucket, some bubble solution, and some fun bubble wands!