For many trichsters, trichotillomania is a disorder that they have suffered for as long as they can remember. While the most common age of onset is generally around 9-13 years, it is possible for hair pulling to occur in as young as infants. Provided that these individuals have faced the trials of trichotillomania over several years, many may be all too familiar with the unnecessary comments made by friends, family members, peers, and even strangers.
Kylie from Kylie and Kit Review It is a trichster herself who runs a blog focused on fashion and lifestyle. Having suffered from trichotillomania from the age of 5-6, she frequently focuses her posts on the hair pulling disorder. She shares personal experiences, provides tips and recommendations in fighting the pull, and creates an environment where trich sufferers can bond over shared feelings and experiences. In one of her most popular posts, “45 Comments People with Trichotillomania are Sick of Hearing”, she provides a voice for all of those out there who suffer from the same disorder. The comments she lists ranges from the uninformed to the shocking and downright rude remarks that people often say.
Whether you’re a friend, family member, acquaintance of someone who has trichotillomania, or even a curious onlooker, Kylie shares some of the comments that you are better off just keeping to yourself.
This post has been inspired by all the different comments that anyone who suffers from Trichotillomania is really just sick of hearing. Sometimes people don’t think about how something as simple as a silly comment in their opinion could actually be harming the person they’re saying it to.
Trichotillomania is a hair pulling disorder that is not uncommon, but most people don’t know what it is and don’t understand it. They don’t understand why we do this to ourselves and don’t know how to help, which we understand this because most of us don’t understand it completely ourselves either. It’s hard to control and almost impossible to stop. But it can be done! And my main goal is to help raise awareness on Trichotillomania, as well as help others feel less alone in this battle.
Anyone who suffers from Trichotillomania usually has the desire to stop, but finding a…
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