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The Hair-Pulling, Cheek-Biting Behavioral Disorder Plaguing 1 In 25 People

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 10.06.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors, commonly referred to as BFRB, is defined as a chronic behavior that causes a person to consistently cause physical ...

We All Have Secrets. Mine, I Pull Out My Hair

Sandy Rosenblatt | Posted 09.30.2016 | Women
Sandy Rosenblatt

Statistics show that 2 in 50 Americans have a BFRB. However, the real number may be much higher. Many people are too embarrassed or ashamed to admit they have a BFRB and go to great lengths to hide their behavior from family, friends, and medical professionals.

How I Found Opportunity In Sharing My Secret Disorder

Sandy Rosenblatt | Posted 11.25.2014 | Women
Sandy Rosenblatt

I was positive people wouldn't accept me if they knew I pulled out my hair. And I was even more positive that if they did find out, if they didn't judge me for pulling, they'd reject me for the fact that I didn't know why I was doing it, and that I wasn't able to stop myself.

5 Things to Remember When Telling Someone You're Dating You Have Trichotillomania

Sandy Rosenblatt | Posted 11.23.2013 | Women
Sandy Rosenblatt

Being comfortable and compassionate with yourself about having the disorder will make the conversation much easier.

5 Things to Know When Dating Someone with Trichotillomania

Sandy Rosenblatt | Posted 11.20.2013 | Women
Sandy Rosenblatt

Dating someone with trich presents its own set of challenges, which someone without the disorder may find difficult to navigate.