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My story

My hair started shedding and itching almost a year ago and has't stopped. I had thick curly hair but now have about half of what I use to.…

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Seeking mental help but too afraid?

Some of you have seen my earlier posts about my difficulty of accepting my alopecia. Now I have other personal problems that are really har…

Started by LilacLatest Reply

New to alopecia and having a VERY hard time coping!

Hi all, This is my first time posting to the forum. Today has been quite hard to handle. Im going to purge my story: I started noticing sig…

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How to accept being ugly

This is going to sound majorly harsh, but hear me out. I feel like the "bald is beautiful" is a lie we tell ourselves and others just to fe…

Started by pippinsgirl

200 1 hour ago
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With or without

As a kid whenever I saw a fountain or a wishing spiral, I always asked my mom for a penny or a dime to toss in. When she gave one to me I w…

Started by Hoody-kenz

0 yesterday

Explaining AU to kids

Hi guys. I have an 8 year old daughter who has been making comments about my hair loss and its really bothering me. I have explained how I…

Started by VanillaPlum01

25 on Sunday
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My discussion post is confused coz that's exactly how I'm feeling. Where did it start, well maybe April 2014, contributing factors stress b…

Started by Amr1

2 on Friday
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Transitioning out of a wig

hi i'm grace, i'm almost 15 and after having alopecia for a couple of years and wearing a more permanant type of wig, my hair is finally gr…

Started by Grace Burton

1 Jun 24
Reply by Lexie

How to accept being ugly

Sorry, but no way do I think that bald is beautiful - not in my case anyway. I had the most gorgeous luxurious hair and now it's gone, I am…

Started by Rosemary

0 Jun 21

New and looking for someone who can relate.

I just signed up not too long ago. Feel free to read my first blog post. I signed on because I really need to find someone I can understand…

Started by Dragongirl

5 Jun 20
Reply by Joy

Just the beginning?

Hi eveyone, I'm very happy to have found this group as I had no idea this all exsisted up until about a month ago but I went in to get a re…

Started by NewDay

5 Jun 19
Reply by NewDay

How many times have you had alopecia throughout your life?

I am curious to see how many time you have all suffered alopecia and when it first started for you. Just interested in the different experi…

Started by laura

76 Jun 18
Reply by Gan

Rachel Fleit on alopecia acceptance

Rachel Fleit is an amazing, inspiring, incredible woman and I relate to everything she says here about Alopecia. I hope it reassures yo…

Started by Roots

0 Jun 11





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