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SHACKLES OF SHAME

This BITE THE BULLET Story is from someone who is working their way through an ongoing matter. She is ‘Biting the Bullet’ because she wants to speak beyond the shackles of shame. The individual’s name is left out for her protection. But this is an important story, and one that is shockingly too common. “They […]

Violence

Laura Burke about ADDICTION, RAPE and ABORTION

Laura Burke I had an amazing childhood. My parents were good to me. I was able to be a kid. Social media wasn’t around. I had good true friends that I still have. I have always been optimistic and lively. I wanted to be a famous actress! I grew up in Calgary, Alberta and when […]

Abortion, Addiction, Rape

Pippa Scott about BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER

Pippa Scott I’m ‘Biting the Bullet’ for Borderline Personality Disorder. There is such pain and loneliness in this disorder. BPD is often confused with bipolar, schizophrenia or multiple personality disorder. It’s none of those things. It took until I was 35 to be diagnosed and I wish as a kid I could have understood what […]

Borderline

Alexander Ludwig on “ADDICTION is addiction”

Alexander Ludwig // seen in The Hunger Games I’m ‘Biting the Bullet’ to share that I have had my own personal struggles with addiction. Through my struggles, it has become unbearably evident that he who is born with the disease is not the only one who ends up living with it. It is a tsunami […]

Addiction

Jesi Leigh about Store-Bought Is Fine

Jesi Leigh I spent my teen years and subsequent early college years feeling like an utter failure. “You’re wasting your potential!” the teachers would cry. “Why can’t you just do what you’re supposed to do?!” My mother would plead. I could write a hell of a paper and test well, so my grades were mostly […]

Anxiety, Depression

Tommy Cole about Life Before Success

Tommy Cole Life before success….that’s where I am right now: I pursue my passions for free and I have a few jobs to pay my bills. It’s not glamorous or thrilling, it’s actually incredibly exhausting and stressful. Dedicating time and energy to work that you’re paid for often leaves you feeling like you have nothing […]

Fear

Rob Raco about Bullying

Rob Raco // seen in Riverdale I’m ‘Biting the Bullet to say, ‘Stand up for yourself.’ Growing up I was an odd kid…to everyone else. But to myself, I was me, imaginative and in my own world, thanks to my supportive, artistic family. In school, I never really found myself in the “popular group”. In […]

Bullying

Briana Buckmaster about Bullying and Body Image

Briana Buckmaster // seen in Supernatural I’m ‘Biting the Bullet’ to say, your power isn’t found in a nutritional label. I’ve been considered a big girl all my life. People loved to make jokes at my expense. As a 9 year old I was made fun of for how I looked in bathing suits at […]

Bullying

Anne Winters about CYBERBULLIYING

Anne Winters // Emmy Award Winning Actress // seen in 13 Reasons Why I am ‘Biting the Bullet’ to talk about cyberbullying. It is time to put an end to sharing hateful comments and instead share positivity. With all of the different social media platforms these days people have found it easy to hurt others […]

Bullying

Juliana Harkavy about SELF-DOUBT

Juliana Harkavy // seen in Arrow I am ‘Biting the Bullet’ for self-doubt. For every time I told myself I’m not good enough.For every time I believed someone else was better for the job, smarter, funnier, prettier, stronger.For every time I was unkind to myself.For every time I wished I was different. We each hold […]

Self-doubt