Content Note: this post is about personal experiences of self-harm and suicidal thoughts & urges, including detailed descriptions. Style independently similar to “Please Don’t Call Me Ma’am.”
Please don’t make that gesture.
You know, the exaggerated one where you pretend you’re cutting your wrists.* At best, it’s tasteless. At worst, it’s hella triggering.
Let me tell you about my personal relationship to self-harm and suicidal thoughts so you can understand where I’m coming from.