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Hollyoaks triggering me badly

Foxjo

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Wondered how many other people are being triggered by Lily's self harm story line on Hollyoaks.
It is really making my urges unbearable.
Just in need of some support right now.
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PinkCandyFloss

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I no longer watch Hollyoaks, but they had a self harm storyline in the past and I found that triggering. If I’m low, I can be triggered by instances in other shows myself

You’re not alone being triggered by things like this. My best advise would be to try to avoid these triggers until you feel safe, or safer. That may mean getting a bit behind in episodes but it’s for the best x
 
Fairy Lucretia

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hi ,I find any programme about SH stressful
if you need somebody to talk to please message me
love Lu xxx
 
Foxjo

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Thanks Fairy Lu
Im feeling so pained at the moment. So many bad thoughts going around my head.
thank you for being there for me.
Hugs
Fox
 
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i havent had a tv for 8 years now and i havent missed the shit* that is supposed to be entertainment.

best stay away from soaps as they are toxic
 
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I`m not much of a soap fan, but interested that they include sepsis in the storyline.

Sepsis

I`ve attached a link for info about sepsis. Generally it can be triggered by an infection, so ties in that S/H could put you at risk of it.
 
Foxjo

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Thats the problem, I wish i could die of sepsis.
Thats how i feel at the moment.
 
Edinscotbrit

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Well you need to get help if your thinking in those terms.
 
AliceinWonderland

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Sorry this has made you feel so bad Foxjo, look after yourself and stay away from it for now. Can you watch something lighter hearted instead? I hope it soon starts to occupy your thoughts less. Do you need more support and are you able to get any from anyone you see? Take care and I hope these feelings pass soon :hug: x
 
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Hi FoxJo,
I'm so sorry you've been triggered, sometimes the tv channel offer advice for who to contact if your distressed.
Here for support.
Take care
 
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