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Malliene, age 12

MALLIENE, age 12

When I was in 3rd and 4th grade, I was an attention seeker and would hug on people, even strangers. My therapist helped me understand personal space and safety.

I needed to stay in my bubble and not burst other people’s bubble.

I needed to stay in my bubble and not burst other people’s bubble.

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We worked on appropriate touch and respecting myself.

I try to practice.

Sometimes I fall back but I’ve gotten better.

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