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I have one on my wrist, too, pretty much exactly where one could cut if one wanted to commit suicide. It's from a skiing accident when I was 4 years old, but lots of insensitive people ask me straight out if I used to self harm and such.

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I have one on my wrist as well. I had to have a bone shortened, a pate added, and a blood vessel put in. thankfully, it's not on the underside of my arm but on top.

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Idk why but for some reason I find your profile picture goes well with your comment lol that's just me.

Lol to be fair though artists don't have the best track record when it comes to being tortured and a bit over the top

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What exactly do you categorize over sexual as? I've been trying to figure that out. Unless you mean drawing nude pictures, but most artists don't really see it as sexual.

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@10 Over sexualizing a lot of things is becoming a problem. A drawing of someone naked isn't sexual. If an artist draws a woman and her breasts are showing, it would be "sexual" to people when in reality it's really not. Breasts are just over sexualized. A lot of artists are just interested in a variety of things, whether it's the human body or nature or whatever

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#38 That isn't true at all. He had theories on how the human brain developed and worked that are not widely accepted today. He was never discovered to be a fraud though.

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If by "not widely accepted" you mean "were realized to be utterly incorrect and highly flawed," you are correct on that part. However, no pyschiatrist, psychologist, or sociologist of reasonable standing and validity considers Freud to have had any accurate ideas. The impact he made was from his efforts to study mental, emotional, personality, and developmental disorders. The results of those issues are sorely lacking at best, and catastrophically harmful at worst. So, saying

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#49 that is better said than 38. Yes to clarify, I was not defending his practices, but there are those rare few who still practice Freudian psychology, so I felt calling him a fraud was a bit much.

Yikes. Sounds like stereotyping at it's best. Just try to calmly explain to them that, no, artists aren't suicidal. Maybe show some examples. Then if that doesn't work, tell them to kindly fuck off.

That's pretty insensitive of them to even be asking about your scar like that. Way too personal for a work conversation.

I could see how people would think that, especially because of the unfortunate location, but try to just tell them it's from an operation. Honestly, you shouldn't even have to explain yourself because in a perfect world people would just mind their own business

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