Doesn't It Hurt?: Confessions of Compulsive Hair Pullers

Doesn't It Hurt?: Confessions of Compulsive Hair Pullers

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Doesn't It Hurt?: Confessions of Compulsive Hair Pullers is a compilation of essays edited by Sandy Rosenblatt. Published in 2014 by Plucky Press, it features 15 essays written by people living with trichotillomania.

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  • Russell Gutierrez
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "Doesn't It Hurt?: Confessions of Compulsive Hair Pullers is about people that suffer from trichotillomania or uncontrollable hair pulling. Two to four percent of the populations suffer from this disorder which leads to shame and isolation. "
  • Russell Castillo
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "This fits to some extent as a memoir about OCD, but it should be noted that it isn't an exhaustive memoir from any one person suffering from the disorder. Instead it's a collection of 15 shorter essays written by people who specifically suffer from trichotillomania, but that is itself often associated with OCD. Interesting read to be sure."
  • Nathan Harper
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "i was read to very important useful in our life"
  • Nancy Han
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "This book was so interesting. It's not a subject or book I would automatically think of when searching for a memoir, but I'm glad I did. The stories were very raw and well written and shed light on to something that many people have no idea about. I'm very glad I read this book. "
  • Reyna Velasco
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "Trichotillomania is a very misunderstood disorder and this collection of essays by sufferers is a great insight. But I'm not sure if it's just women's stories, as all people can be afflicted by this. I know, I have it, too. So I'm not sure if it's the best memoir about womens issues but it's a good novel for it's topic. "
  • Lawrence Wade
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "Doesn't It Hurt is an interesting collection of essays based on people's experience with hair pulling. It really goes into detail about how it affects their lives and how they cope with this struggle. It really sheds light on the anxiety, depression, and mental torment that some people go through. Overall, it is a great book of essays that you should read!"
  • Jose Schmidt
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "Great to read about the autobiographies of women"
  • Víctor Chávez
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "The stories in the book will resonated with those who have trichotillomania or know someone who suffers. Each personal story is worth reading and each writer's own unique voice carries through. Congrats to the authors for their courage and encouragement to others."
  • Janice Wong
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "This book looks like a good read. It has enough stars to be considered good. I would consider it."
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