Life outside of college will not have trigger warning.
Lawrence Pellino
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Perhaps you missed one of the points in the article. The people with triggers, for the most part, aren’t expecting or demanding them; they’re asking pretty please, and furthermore are doing so only when prompted by the writer. (Perhaps a separate argument is whether they should be proactively requesting, or demanding as a right.) I am not a recovering alcoholic and can’t speak to their experience, but I imagine that if I were, I certainly would ask close friends and family to be empathetic enough to refrain around me, or at least not to cc me on an invitation to a pubcrawl. But I also might be shy about volunteering to every stranger, “Hi, I’m a recovering alcoholic, and it might make my life a lot easier if you didn’t offer me a drink,” and might appreciate someone saying “Hi, is there anything I should know that would make your life easier?”

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