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Category: Self-injurious Behavior

I need more patience and I don’t know where to find it

Last night was really bad. Gavin had a massive blowout about 12:30 am. What happened matters less than what triggered it. Ever since Gavin was little, he has not been able to tolerate making mistakes. There are times when he makes a mistake and can brush it but majority of the time, mistakes lead to …

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What parent wants to see their child beat the shit out of themselves?

Self-injurious behavior is also very disruptive to the rest of the house. It’s loud, violent and even though it’s directed inward (meaning Gavin only physically hurts himself), it still hurts everyone else as well.