Reblog – Suicidal prevention awareness month thoughts and review of 13 Reasons Why

This is such a great take on a difficult subject. I have always liked and respected Bethany as a person and fellow blogger. She tells it like it is and in the world of suicide and all of its causes that can be rare.

Lydia!

NOT MY SECRET...overcoming the shame of sexual abuse

Obvious trigger warnings*

I was awake all night due to ongoing symptoms of the grand mal seizure and its after affects. I watched all 13 episodes of 13 Reasons Why. My daughter told me it was not anything like the book. I have read reviews that said the series “glamorized” suicide and that it was far too triggering to watch. I have read reviews that it was targeted to teens who were vulnerable to suicide and many boycottted the series all together because they felt the show took the scenes of rape and suicide too far.

I find it interesting that individuals will watch horror movies like Saw where people torture each other, or zombie movies where the gore is profound, but watching a rape scene is off limits. It seems ok to watch the Law and Order Special victims unit on tv but not a series whose intent seemed…

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