"CBT is a band-aid on a broken leg"
A student in the U.K. details his 8-year bureaucratic nightmare through CBT and SSRIs and finally finding the thing that works.
Robin Craig is a Brighton-based PhD student writing on trans and disabled Shakespeare performance. He is also a freelance culture writer and has written for VICE, Refinery29, and Huck Magazine (forthcoming) on a variety of trans issues. In his spare time he writes Looking at Porn, a monthly Substack series on niche and taboo fetishes.
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