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We have a winner!

. . . for the 183rd world-famous FOTM Caption Contest!

This was a very competitive contest, with many very clever captions. Only 2 points separated the winner from the 2nd-, 3rd- and 4th-place captions.

But the writers of FOTM duly voted, each for his/her #1 and #2 captions.
Each #1 vote is worth 4 points; a #2 vote is worth 2 points.

And the winner of the 183rd FOTM Caption Contest, with two #1 votes, totaling 8 points, is . . .

Bob O Link!

Happy feet

Here’s his winning caption:

REEEEEEEEEEE!!!! That holy water BURNS!!

Dennis Kolb and Hawkmoon are in 2nd place, each with one #1 vote and one #2 vote, totaling 6 points each. Here are their captions:

Dennis Kolb: “Bill Clinton: ‘Sorry ladies, But No Cigar!'”

Hawkmoon: “Rapefugees welcome!”

Bob350, Lophatt, Rocky and wandafish are in 3rd place, each with 4 points. Bob350, Rocky and wandafish received one #1 vote each; Lophatt received two #2 votes. Here are their captions:

Bob350: “Lunchtime at Hillary’s!!”

Lophatt: “In our circle we don’t get crabs, we get lobsters!”

Rocky: “Tryouts for the Mt. Holyoke cheerleading squad.”

wandafish: “Demonic witches illegally occupied a Volvo car showroom and loudly demanded they change the brand name to Vu*v@”

Jackie Puppet, Paladin, and another wandafish caption are in 4th place, each with one #2 vote and 2 points. Here are their captions:

Jackie Puppet: “Shatter-proof glasses required for viewing!”

Paladin: “I guess I misunderstood. I thought it was going to be a car advertisement for the 2019 Volvo!”

wandafish: “Feminazis trying out for the North American counterpart of the Pussy Riot band”

Well done, everyone!

Congratulations, Bob O Link!

Here’s your super-duper Award of Excellence, all ready for framing!

Apple Tomato Lemon Onion

For all the other caption submissions, go here.

Be here tomorrow for our next, very exciting Caption Contest!

~Eowyn

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DemoRAT Hypocrite Kristen Gillibrand: “A country that values women wouldn’t allow this”

Gillibrand and Harvey Weinstein

Gillibrand and Slick Willie

By now you’ve heard about the latest Alinsky tactics to derail Brett Kavanaugh.

DemoRATs are working very, very hard at this smear campaign. It’s coming fast and furious thanks to many, many demoRAT operatives. See here and the many posts on Twitchy.

And the RINOs are, of course, succumbing. Arrrrgggggghhhhh!

Another demoRAT working hard at this effort is Senator Kristen Gillibrand. You should see her Twitter timeline – full of sympathy, empathy and disdain for women who are victims of sexual assault and are not being heard because of the evil republican men.

Some examples of her tweets:

  • “We can’t change our country’s culture of sexual harassment and assault if we don’t change our treatment of survivors. A country that values women wouldn’t allow this.
  • By refusing to treat her allegations properly and by playing games to protect Kavanaugh’s nomination, they’re telling women across the country that they’re not to be believed. That they are worth less than a man’s promotion.”
  • “This isn’t just about one incident. It’s about whether we’ll send women who have experienced sexual trauma back into the shadows.
  • “Why don’t they want the facts?”
  • “We’re all better off when women’s voices are heard.”
  • To every survivor out there: I see you. You deserved better, and we will keep fighting for justice.”

You want to know Kristen about women who were sent back into the shadows because of sexual trauma? Listen to what these women have to say:

HYPOCRITE.

All you demoRATs pushing these unverified and libelous stories about Brett Kavanaugh without acknowledging the voiced experiences of Juanita Broaddrick, Paula Jones and Kathleen Willey prove just one thing:

You don’t care about women who are victims of sexual assault ONE BIT. All you care about is POWER.

All you demoRATs involved in this smear against Brett Kavanaugh are HYPOCRITES.

I wonder what Mary Jo Kopechne would have to say…had she been a survivor.

DCG

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Make It Stop: Obese model Tess Holliday again promoting unhealthy body size

Model Tess Holliday is 5’5” and weighs 280 pounds. For someone here age, a normal weight range should be 111 to 150 pounds. She is classified as OBESE CLASS III.  There is NOTHING healthy about being so obese.

According to the CDC, the health risks associated with obesity include:

  • All-causes of death (mortality)
  • High blood pressure
  • High LDL cholesterol, low HDL cholesterol, or high levels of triglycerides (Dyslipidemia)
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Osteoarthritis (a breakdown of cartilage and bone within a joint)
  • Sleep apnea and breathing problems
  • Some cancers (endometrial, breast, colon, kidney, gallbladder, and liver)
  • Low quality of life
  • Mental illness such as clinical depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders
  • Body pain and difficulty with physical functioning

Tess is into “body positivity” and “female empowerment” because she is fat. Somehow obesity is suppose to give women confidence.

And anyone who dares call out the health risks of her being so fat is instantly labeled a “body shamer.”

A couple days ago she posted the above picture on Instagram with the caption, @lizzobeeating told me to caption this photo “Damn… that look good” #effyourbeautystandards

Sorry but NO. That DOES NOT LOOK GOOD.

Promoting an unhealthy body size is dangerous (see the first bullet in the list below). Disguising a serious health condition as “female empowerment” and dismissing real health standards is not logical.

Feminism today has nothing to do with facts, such as those provided with the evidence of the consequences of obesity. It’s all about feeeeeelings, emotions and justification for your actions – and the lack of personal responsibility. That’s the liberal way.

See also:

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Why are feminists fixated on the vagina?

The feminist movement began with the assertion that women are more than their bodies — that biology is not a woman’s destiny.

Oddly, today’s feminists seem to equate women with exactly that — their biology, specifically, the vagina.

The obsession began with the 1996 debut of the play, The Vagina Monologues, written by Eve Ensler to, in her words, “celebrate the vagina”.

The Vagina Monologues is made up of various personal monologues on the “feminine experience” — sex, sex work, body image, love, rape, menstruation, female genital mutilation, masturbation, birth, orgasm, the various common names for the vagina. A recurring theme throughout the piece is the vagina as a tool of “female empowerment” and the ultimate “embodiment of individuality”.

22 years later, feminists and the Left have only become even more obsessed with the vagina.

Note: The vagina is the elastic, muscular part of the female genital tract that leads tothe cervix, the entrance to the uterus or womb. Entrance into the vagina is via the vulva or labial folds. Often, vagina is mistaken for the vulva. An example is actress Cameron Diaz‘s reference to shaving her vagina, which makes no sense because hair doesn’t grow inside a woman’s vagina unless she is afflicted by some very strange disease. What Diaz really means is shaving her pubic mound. (See “Stupid Hollyweirdo: Cameron Diaz has a hairy vagina“)

Obsession with the vagina/vulva finds expression in everyday objects, from the infamous pussy hats and vagina suits in the Women’s March (against Trump) on January 21, 2017, to Christmas ornaments, mugs, vases, pillows, and furniture.

Sweden’s Byggnads Construction Workers Union in pussy hats to honor 2017 International Women’s Day

This vagina/vulva pillow is on sale on Etsy for $85 (link)

Vagina chair by Eduardo Benamor Duarte

$20,000 custom-made vagina sofa for sale on Craig’s List in Troy, Michigan.

I just don’t get it.

Why should the vagina be “celebrated” and how does this celebrating “empower” women?

H/t FOTM‘s CSM

~Eowyn

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Woman who accuses Harvey Weinstein of rape releases video showing him touching her body

Melissa Thompson is one of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein‘s accusers.

On September 11, 2018, Thompson released a secretly-recorded video of Weinstein inappropriately touching her body during a business meeting in 2011 when she went to his New York office to pitch a technology platform he could use to market films.

The video was secretly recorded by Thompson’s laptop computer.

The following is an account of the video by the Daily Mail:

The footage shows Weinstein entering the room and saying ‘hello Melissa Thompson.’

Thompson, then 28, stands and offers a handshake but he pushes her hand aside and hugs her instead.

As he caresses her back during the awkward embrace, Weinstein says: ‘That’s nice, let’s keep it up’.

The producer then sits down next to her and asks: ‘So am I allowed to flirt with you?’

Ms Thompson replies: ‘Ummm we’ll see, a little bit.’

Weinstein can later be seen rubbing his right hand up and down her left arm as she, flustered, tries to concentrate on finishing her pitch.

Another section of the video shows Ms Thompson saying to Weinstein: ‘Data’s so hot right?’

Weinstein replies: ‘It is hot. You’re hot.’

Ms Thompson alleges that he then, out of view of the camera, reached under her dress and ran his hand up and down her thigh.

He says in the video: ‘Let me have a little part of you. Give it to me. It’s okay, would you like to do it some more?

Ms Thompson replies: ‘A little bit… a little high, that’s a little high, that’s a little high.’

Asked if she encouraged Weinstein’s behaviour, Ms Thompson said she didn’t mean to but admitted she tried to ‘volley’ with him as a way of managing the situation.

Ms Thompson told Sky News: ‘Now I see he’s trying, in any way he can, to move me into that zone of comfortable then uncomfortable and confused, and vulnerable, and recognising that he’s powerful and I’m not, and that I need this deal from him, and he has the power to give it to me.

‘I think (he) was playing a cat-and-mouse game from the very beginning to see how far he could push me, and what my reactions might be, so that he could gauge… how he would play me; where my levers where, what were my vulnerabilities.’

Here’s the video:

Thompson is one of three plaintiffs named in a class action lawsuit filed in June against Weinstein, Miramax, The Weinstein Company and a host of other defendants. She claims that after the business meeting, Weinstein invited her to his room in nearby Tribeca Grand hotel where he cornered her, then raped her on the bed. Weinstein denies any non-consensual sexual contact.

I’m the last person to defend the disgusting and repugnant Weinstein, nor do I think a flirtatious woman deserves to be raped. But I have these questions for Ms. Thompson, who portrays herself as Weinstein’s “vulnerable” victim:

  • If you didn’t want him to hug you, why did you lean in for the hug (0:15 mark)?
  • Why did you touch Weinstein’s upper right arm (0:55 mark), giving him a friendly jab, even after he’d “inappropriately” embraced you and used both hands to caress your back (0:16 mark)? Do you usually touch the body of a person to whom you’re presenting a business pitch?
  • Psychologists say a woman flipping her hair is a sign of flirtation. Why did you giggle and flip your hair when Weinstein said “you’re hot” (0:59 mark)?
  • How is your touching Weinstein’s arm (0:55 mark) different from him later touching your left arm (1:16 mark)? Why is his touching your arm “inappropriate” but your touching his arm is okay?
  • Why did you later go to Weinstein’s hotel room even after he, according to you, had “inappropriately” touched and said things to you at the business meeting?

~Eowyn

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The Deranged Left: Professor shoots himself in arm to protest Trump; pro-lifer threatened with rape & strangling

We are at an extraordinary time in America’s history.

In the not so recent past, the political party that lost the White House would be disgruntled, but would wait their turn for the next election.

Not so any more.

The Left — Democrats, liberals, Progressives, socialists, communists — are so unhinged by the election of Donald Trump to the presidency, they have gone stark, raving mad:

  • Democrats took to screaming at the sky on the anniversary of Trump’s election.
  • Prominent Democrats in politics, media, universities and “entertainment” publicly call for President Trump’s overthrow and even assassination.
  • Republicans and Trump supporters are shot and physically assaulted.
  • Journalists and editors have abandoned all pretense at objectivity; the editorial board of America’s supposedly premier newspaper New York Times actually calls for deploying Godfather mafia tactics against a duly-elected sitting President.

See also “This is the Left: Trump-hater assaults California GOP candidate; death threats to pro-life UK legislator“.

Bear in mind that the Left are in this collective meltdown AFTER eight years in power of the Obama presidency.

Just imagine what they’d do to us if/when they regain the White House.

Each day brings more displays of their murderous malice, vileness, and a lunacy that has crossed the threshold into psychopathy.

The latest: a Nevada community college professor actually shot himself in his arm to protest President Trump, while pro-aborts threaten to rape and strangle a pro-life author-columnist.

Las Vegas Review Journal reports that at about 8:15 a.m. on August 28, 2018 — the second of class of the Fall semester — outside a bathroom in K building at the College of Southern Nevada (CSN), Charleston Campus, in Las Vegas, sociology professor Mark J. Bird, 69, was found bleeding from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his arm.

A 911 call was made after several CSN employees and at least one student saw Bird stumble out of the bathroom, bleeding, before he collapsed. None of the witnesses — who later told police they only recalled hearing “a loud noise” — initially knew Bird was armed and had shot himself. One college employee told police that he held Bird’s hand to calm him down as others tried to stop the bleeding. While waiting for authorities to arrive, Bird said he had shot himself in protest of President Donald Trump, police noted in their report.

Inside the bathroom where Bird had shot himself, campus police found a $100 bill taped to a mirror along with a note that said, “For the janitor”. On the floor of the restroom was a black-and-white, .22-caliber pistol and one spent shell casing.

CSN spokesman Richard Lake said Bird was hired on Aug. 26, 1993, and is an emeritus faculty member although still employed with the college. It is not clear what disciplinary actions, if any, the college would take against him.

Police has charged Bird with discharging a gun within a prohibited structure (Building K on the Charleston Campus), carrying a concealed weapon without a permit, and possessing a dangerous weapon on school property. His preliminary hearing is set for Sept. 17 in Las Vegas Justice Court.

Denise McAllister is an author, columnist and Fox News commentator.

PJMedia reports, Sept. 11, 2018, that McAllister is in hiding, fearing for her life, after sending out a powerful tweet denouncing the abortion movement:

At the root of [abortion] hysteria is women’s unhinged desire for irresponsible sex. Sex is their god. Abortion is their sacrament. It’s abhorrent as women have flung themselves from the heights of being the world’s civilizing force to the muck and mire of dehumanizing depravity.

McAllister told PJ Media that after her tweet, she received death and rape threats over multiple forms of private communication:

They are threats outside of Twitter, stating they know where I live. Threats of rape and strangling. I spoke to the police. I am on home watch. My children are very frightened.

On Sunday, Sept. 9, McAllister went public about the threats in this tweet:

I am facing legit death & rape threats because I have dared to call out women who are hysterical about abortion and to challenge them to be responsible and not to elevate sex to the point that they’re willing to kill human life to avoid their responsibilities. How sick is that?

The next day, she announced she would withdraw from social media for safety reasons:

Due to threats against my life, my family is asking that I stay off social media until the situation is resolved. I don’t want to, but I need to respect their wishes at this time. I hope to return soon. Keep up the good fight, my friends.

Instead of remorse and regret for the vile threats against McAllister, the pro-aborts are hurling even more venom at her. Some examples:

  • Science fiction and horror author Nick Mamatas @NMamatas tweeted that McAllister’s revelation of receiving rape and death threats is a solicitation for sex: “This is the oddest, yet hottest, request for dudes to slide into one’s DMs ever tweeted.” Denise McAllister is a rape survivor. This is Mamatas’s frightening visage on his Twitter account:

  • One woman @vjvnam suggested McAllister deserves the rape and death threats — “karma.”
  • A “pro-choice” activist @Christyw277  with 6,500 followers tweeted, “May God have mercy on your soul. I sure would not.”
  • Andre Brock, a self-described “writer at large” in Washington state, took it upon himself to tweet: “Too bad your mother didn’t have an abortion.”

The Left have sunken so low and are so unhinged, I am hard pressed to imagine what they will do next. This I do know: Things will only get worse unless there is divine intervention.

God help us.

H/t DCG and FOTM reader MCA

~Eowyn

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Feminist writes book about the wipeout of the population of men so women will “miss” and “admire” them

A very uninspired cover of a “Woman World”

An author by the name of Aminder Dhaliwal has a new book out which imagines what would happen if the population of men were gone. From the Amazon description:

“The hilarious and wildly popular instagram comic about a world with no men.

With her startling humor, it’s no surprise that Aminder Dhaliwal’s web comic Woman World has a devoted audience of more than 150,000 readers, updated biweekly with each installment earning an average of 25,000 likes. Now, readers everywhere will delight in the print edition as Dhaliwal seamlessly incorporates feminist philosophical concerns into a series of perfectly-paced strips that skewer perceived notions of femininity and contemporary cultural icons. D+Q’s edition of Woman World will include new and previously unpublished material.

When a birth defect wipes out the planet’s entire population of men, Woman World rises out of society’s ashes. Dhaliwal’s infectiously funny instagram comic follows the rebuilding process, tracking a group of women who have rallied together under the flag of “Beyonce’s Thighs.” Only Grandma remembers the distant past, a civilization of segway-riding mall cops, Blockbuster movie rental shops, and “That’s What She Said” jokes. For the most part, Woman World’s residents are focused on their struggles with unrequited love and anxiety, not to mention that whole “survival of humanity” thing.

Woman World is an uproarious and insightful graphic novel from a very talented and funny new voice.”

Hollywood Reporter did an interview with this feminist. Read the whole interview here. From their report:

“In Aminder Dhaliwal’s Woman World, the end of the world has arrived… for men. The new graphic novel from Drawn & Quarterly collects a series of Ignatz Award-winning cartoons by the former Cartoon Network storyboard director (Dhaliwal now works for Disney TV Animation) set in a future where mankind has died off for mysterious reasons, leaving women in charge of everything — and the result is gentle, hilarious and arguably a far better world than the one we currently have.”

The feminist just wants the book to encourage women to “miss” and “admire” men. From the interview:

“The word “feminism” often sparks an instant negative reaction online. I thought creating a comic in which men have gone extinct was exactly what internet misogynists would expect a “feminazi” to do. So within that construct, I wanted to focus on the love and sweetness of the world and make the women miss and admire men.”

My boyfriend is in the military. I already admire him. And I get plenty of chances to miss him when he is deployed, especially when he was in the sand box for a year.

The feminist also wants to explore a “softer approach to masculinity.”

I was thinking of what movies explore a softer approach to masculinity, and Paul Blart hits that fun spot. It’s about a soft authority figure — a new kind of masculine. I love the idea of future anthropologists studying the 21st century and finding inaccurate forms of media to define a culture.”

Did I mention that my boyfriend is in the military? That “new kind of masculine” isn’t going to go over so well in a combat zone. And we’ve already got that kind of masculinity (or lack thereof). Ever hear of a Soy Boy?

The feminist author is free to write whatever fiction she wants. Her product certainly won’t be making its way onto my bookshelf.

DCG

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The ‘Expose Your Vulva!’ Caption Contest

This is the 183rd world-famous FOTM Caption Contest!

Here’s the pic:

About the pic: See “The devolution of feminism: Raise the skirt to expose your vulva!“.

You know the drill:

  • Enter the contest by submitting your caption as a comment on this thread (scroll down until you see the “LEAVE A REPLY” box), not via email or on Facebook.
  • The winner of the Caption Contest will get a gorgeous Award Certificate of Excellence and a year’s free subscription to FOTM:D
  • FOTM writers will vote for the winner.
  • Any captions proffered by FOTM writers, no matter how brilliant (ha ha), will not be considered. :(

This contest will be closed in a week, at the end of next Tuesday, September 18, 2018.

To get the contest going, here’s my caption:

A blind man passing by the open window thought he had blundered into a fish market.

For the winner of our last Caption Contest, go here.

~Eowyn

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It’s National Suicide Prevention Week: Check out the “crave death” meme Lena Dunham posted

Lena Dunham: Inspiring young women to “not settle”

National Suicide Prevention Week began Sept. 9 and goes through Sept. 15. If you know of anyone who needs suicide prevention resources, click here.

The Hillary-loving feminist Lena Dunham started the “Lenny Letter” website described as “feminism, style, health & politics – unfiltered.”

As a feminist, Lena doesn’t believe one should shame another woman in public. She was mad when Jezebel criticized her Vogue photo shoot and called what they said, “bullsh*t.”

As a feminist, Lena is fine with her body and doesn’t like to be Photoshopped (although she frequently is).

As a feminist, Lena believes the way that women are spoken to on social media is shocking and comparable to the abuse of Guantanamo prisoners.

As a feminist, Lena is an “advocate” for young women everywhere. She is a strong woman who “empowers” other women.

Or so she would have you believe…

Lena posted the above meme on her Instagram account on Sept. 9, just in time to kick off the week. Her caption: “Do not settle for second best this week!!!”

Stuff like this MAKES ME MAD. Suicide is not a joke. I had a cousin who committed suicide and know of a couple other people who attempted suicide.

Lena obviously missed the memo that the majority of college students say they’re stressed, with many reporting suicidal thoughts.

Netflix has a show called “13 Reasons Whythat revolves around teenagers committing suicide and self harm. It’s been criticized for glamorizing suicide and several families have blamed the series for inspiring their children to kill themselves.

In 2016, the New York Times reported that suicides hit a 30-year high, with an alarming increase among girls ages 10 to 14.

Memes like this one that Lena posted do not inspire women. This type of “empowering” feminism is bad form and a horrible example coming from a “role model” of today’s feminist movement.

Shame on you, Lena.

DCG

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Raised with no coping mechanisms: Majority of college students says they’re stressed, many report suicidal thoughts

Maybe kids have a problem with self-identity because choosing from 31 genders is exhausting.

Maybe not everyone should be given a participation trophy.

Maybe kids shouldn’t be glued to smartphones.

Maybe kids should lay off the social media platforms.

Maybe we should let boys be boys.

Maybe girls should know that today’s feminism really isn’t their friend.

Maybe we shouldn’t teach white children that they are responsible for every racist problem because of their skin color.

Maybe political correctness is stifling our children.

Maybe progressive “values” aren’t that healthy for our children.

From Yahoo (via GMA): Sending a child off to college is an immense accomplishment for parents, who can finally breathe a sigh of relief. But teens on campus find a vastly different view of what a college environment is like, including its demands and challenges. A new study supports this, finding that students are much more stressed than parents, or anyone else, might realize.

The study, published in the medical journal Depression and Anxiety, found that mounting expectations, an evolving sense of self-identity, and the typical shock of leaving home for a new place are making college students more vulnerable to mental health risks, including suicidality.

Anxiety and depression rates have been rising, according to the study, which found three out of every four college students reporting at least one stressful life event within the past year — involving everything from social relationships to personal appearance to problems with family. Twenty percent said they experienced greater than five stressful life events within that same time frame.

“College is very stressful in an alarming way. That’s important for parents to be aware of,” lead author of the study Cindy Liu, PhD, a psychologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, told ABC News.

Liu conducted the study by surveying over 67,000 college students from over 100 college campuses about their stress, anxiety and depression. They were also asked directly if they’d had suicidal thoughts or made attempts to harm themselves. One in five students said they had thought of suicide, while about one in 10 actually attempted it. Each of those statistics is more than double the national average for adults.

“Even if you have a student who is doing well in school, it doesn’t mean they aren’t dealing with something internally,” Liu said. “You have to peel back more layers. That is the real struggle for parents and colleges — identifying those students who are quietly enduring a significant mental health experience.”

The survey asked about 15 different types of mental health issues, ranging from anorexia to anxiety and panic attacks to addiction. Liu also highlighted one particularly nuanced strength of the study: it pinned down conflicts with self-identity. For example, those who identified as a sexual minority tended to have the highest rates of mental health diagnoses. Gay, lesbian, and bisexual students reported thoughts or actions related to killing themselves two to three times more often than heterosexual students. Transgender students, meanwhile, were among the highest in reported mental health diagnoses and suicidality.

Black and Hispanic students reported mental health diagnoses and self-harm at lower rates than whites; however, multiracial students were more likely to admit thoughts of suicide or previous attempts. These numbers are striking, but in reality, they could actually be worse than the study indicates, since stigmas surrounding sexual identity and mental health may have caused students to underreport their problems.

The findings add gravity to the well-known relationship between trauma, mental health, and suicide, and indicate that college, for some, is far from a carefree environment. It’s important that colleges and students realize the stress is real, and that they make adequate college-based mental health resources available.

For parents of college-bound students, these statistics are unsettling. They may indicate a greater need to pay attention to the mental health experiences of college students, especially when it comes to self-identity.

“Try to normalize the college experience and the stressors involved,” Liu said. “It is critical to think about their identity, and how that matters to their complete mental health experience.”

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