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Your articles on life with a stammer

Stories, articles, opinions, poems, art and more from people who stammer. Read about their stammering experiences.

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Ellis writes candidly about the effects of negative responses to his stammer, as well as working as a Lifeguard.
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Laura tells us about the lengths she used to go to in order to appear fluent, and what helped her to face her fears.
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Researcher Kieran tells us how figuring out ways to work with his stammer rather than against it has transformed his perspective.
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Andrea gives us the background to her poem about the challenges of stammering and living life to the full.
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Richard talks about stammering, school, uni and dating in the pre-internet 90s, as well as what helps him now.
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Self-doubt over his stammer almost stopped Tom applying for a job with the Police. What happened when he pressed submit?
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Devon talks about the pressure to be fluent and her conflicting feelings about managing her stammer.
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James describes the reaction he sometimes gets to his stammer.
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What makes something perfect? Tom argues that society should embrace stammered voices.
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Erim tells us how speech & language therapy helped him to think more positively about his stammer, and how he wants to go into the profession himself.
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Izzy tells us what helps her with her stammer, and finding the strength to go for the career she wants.
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Jigs knew that optometry wasn't the right job for him. But would his fear of stammering stand in the way of chasing his dreams?
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