Can Facebook Groups Really Serve As Therapy For People Looking For Support?

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Nov 3, 2018

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In The Buzz Cut, we bring you a round-up of all the weird, controversial, and wonderful stories we’ve been reading all week.


People who can’t afford therapy are now turning to Facebook groups to seek out a community for support and healing, a trend the social networking site had not anticipated.

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Noah Cho writes about wishing the Korean cooking YouTube star, Maangchi, was his real mom, and why you should be watching her too. 

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Lena Dunham got a whole lot of flak on social media, for being commissioned to write a script for a film about a Syrian refugee stranded at sea.

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Nandita Singh’s profile of Suhel Seth, draws out the sickening web of his social and political networks and the way they covered for his predatory behaviour.

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Literature needs to be updated for a post #MeToo world — one author discusses how romance novels can reflect our new definitions of consent. 

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Urvashi Bahuguna writes beautifully about mental health, pain, and why she is tired all the time. 

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200 years after Frankenstein was published, a deep-dive traces how Mary Shelley’s creation has influenced horror, gore, and high art. 

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People love to say ‘we are responsible for climate change’ — but we are not all equally at fault. So who is the ‘we’ here? 

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Generations of children have been spooked by the stories of Ray Bradbury and R.L. Stine, but these genres of horror are actually a throwback to the Victorian era. 

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Written By The Swaddle Team

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