Sophie's been addicted to drugs and alcohol since she was 19—and only ever told a few thousand people on Reddit about her struggle.
Raised by a struggling single mother, I remember thinking: this is not how a princess should live.
In South Korea – where how much you drink can determine if you get a job, or people get kicked out of a bar for not drinking – staying sober is an even bigger challenge.
The taboo of bearing the humiliation that comes with being a “cuck” can actually be very pleasurable.
Walking the length of an ultramarathon with no training was a test for the body and the mind.
We're told to never give up. But what if that's not working?
“After pills and therapy failed to help me, I’ve come to realise that happiness is often in our own hands. In my case, fingers.”
I couldn’t get rid of sexual, abusive, and profane thoughts no matter how hard I tried. I didn’t know there was a name for it: Pure O OCD.
Bumping heads with my dysfunctional family is inevitable in our one-bedroom flat but on the porcelain throne, the kingdom before me goes on as far as I can imagine.
In the criminal world you see things you can't unsee, and get told to bury your feelings.
A decade after losing our family money and the privilege that comes with it, I still look at my friends with envy.
After a decade of unhealthy takeouts and terrible lifestyle, I tried breaking the weight gain cycle by giving up on most foods altogether. I started looking great, but then I crashed.