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About guessingatnormal

Adult daughter of a mentally ill mother, working on coming to terms with the effects of inadvertent emotional abuse I experienced growing up.

Suicidal Student Kicked Out Of Dorm Because He Might Negatively Impact Other Students

Originally posted on The Belle Jar:
TW: talk of suicide Imagine this: a student living in a university residence contacts his Residence Life don. He has fallen and injured himself, and there is blood everywhere. He is afraid he might die.…

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The title of this blog

“Adult children of alcoholics guess at what normal behavior is.” — Janet Woititz, Adult Children of Alcoholics. The phrase “guessing at normal” was coined (as far as I’ve been able to ascertain) by therapists working with adult children of alcoholics … Continue reading

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