The world is a big and scary place sometimes, and while trigger warnings might give brave people a chance to prepare themselves to go through something difficult, the easier path is in avoidance.
Uncommon trigger warnings are actually more common than you may think.
Matthew Wash


Although, avoidance may be tempting, all the research I have read on this subject says that when it comes to triggers (and phobias, which are related) controlled exposure is a better tactic. Avoidance can actually make the effects of triggers worse over time.

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