I am doing something called the IB diploma and one of the requirements is that we write a 4000 word research paper.  Since im taking psychology this year i decided to do mine on self injury.  I used to self injure and occasionally still do but not often enough that i thought it would interfere with my ability to write this paper.  I actually thought that since i was invested in the subject it would help me write the paper

my therapist advised me against it and i didnt listen

Now im stuck with my research topic and though i’ll do it,  i find myself constantly comparing my own situation to the information i am given, and sometimes being triggered by the information

I guess thats what i get for being stubborn :/