View Poll Results: Have you avoided reading a thread because it had a "trigger warning" in the title?

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    Yes, many. I have a few 'triggers', so I can usually gauge what the thread is about from the title, and decide from there whether or not I should avoid it.

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    I am a little of yes and a little of no. I hover over it to see what it is about. If its about a topic that I really dont want to read about I will steer clear, but sometimes I will read it because I know it is (OP) or will be interesting (responses). I think that even though they say trigger, there should be a topic but in the subject. EG one currently just says "trigger, Oh my god", I have to read it to figure out if I want to read it or not. But if it says "trigger - rape" then I steer clear.

    Hope that makes sense.

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    Yep! I usually steer clear of some as I can get a bit too ahhh .. "passionate"
    about some topics

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    Quote Originally Posted by Milktini View Post
    Yes, Threads when children are harmed purposely have an imense impact on me and usually sticks with me quite some time after
    Exactly this.

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    No, I usually check them out. If it's unpleasant or doesn't interest me I just stop reading.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SassyMummy View Post
    No, because nothing "triggers," me.
    Same.

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    Quote Originally Posted by share a book View Post
    I'm shocking, I will try to avoid but then sometimes I look and sometimes get affected in a very, very bad way. The worst was within a fb spin off group I was added to, a member said something so dispicibly horrible about me that I vomited
    WTF? I'm hearing some pretty bad stuff about these FB groups, that's so horrible

    I don't have triggers so I do read most things.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alexander Beetle View Post
    WTF? I'm hearing some pretty bad stuff about these FB groups, that's so horrible

    I don't have triggers so I do read most things.
    Yes it was a disgusting thing to say, I wish the bully rules were in at the time but oh well. I refuse to be part of any of those groups.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sunnyflower View Post
    I don't have triggers but I refuse to read about child abuse or animal abuse.
    Me too.

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    Never.

    I have a strong stomach and I'm not easily offended and I believe in freedom of speech.

    I've never been offended or traumatized by anything another hubber exposed.


 

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