I assume that everyone at Asking Jude is from the U.S.A. or Canada. Can you think of an instance when you were told that something involved in some form of communicatiion could include triggering information? Did the notificatioin help you in some way? This ties in with my writing in general -- and even, specifically, with the last movie I wrote about. If you want to check out my writing, put the following in the search bar of your search engine: neilthemessenger.tumblr.com. One of my recurring writing ideas has to do with not giving plots of movies away. Inevitably, information in a specific movie might include a trigger. The movie in my latest piece has a scene that might be an example of a trigger to somebody. I take my writing seriously and I do not expect to refer to the term in any of my pieces about one or more movies. Do you follow what I'm saying here?
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Hey, Srija! Thanks for getting back to me. I'm keeping those links. Let me be specific. In the case of the movie in my piece 'Blank Spaces In The History Of Movies,' I don't have write "there's a sequence in this movie that might be triggering to some people." The way that I have written, many readers will figure out I might be referring to. The pieces that I will continue to write about movies and television will not include statements about possible triggers...
Thank you for contacting Asking Jude! I understand what you are saying. I have thoroughly enjoyed reading through some of your writings. Everyone has a different view of what they feel might be triggering. I personally found nothing in your writing to be "triggering". However, others might have different opinions. If this is causing you stress, you can try to put detailed trigger warnings to protect both the readers and yourself. You want people reading your stories that enjoy the material you are writing about. To avoid offensive comments just put a general warning sign so they can steer clear of your story and you don't have to deal with them.
Furthermore, as long as you are proud of your writings you should feel accomplished. Writing is a great way to express yourself. Warnings can also act as an advertisement. They're generic enough that they are not considered to be spoilers, but if somebody's in the mood for a specific story then the warnings might be what makes them give the story a try over somebody else's. It helps people know what they're getting with the story ahead of time.
Below are some links that give more detailed information:
Hope this helps,