I Battle Self-injury and Anxiety Disorders

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 92 People

    Never Ending Struggle

    i started cutting at 14 after i was repeatedly raped and humiliated. i had no one to turn to. My mom and sisters where gone and my friends weren't really friends and one day i was washing dishes and a knife accidentally grazed against my skin and it felt amazing to me. for years...
    deciphery deciphery
    22-25
    2 Responses Aug 24, 2010

    What A Fight

    sometimes i really just cant stand to be around those things like they really get to me sometimes. Even if it hasnt happened in a while. my kitty scratched me pretty hard (not on purpose) and i forgot how i looked before now.  to many ppl its nothing but a silly little kitty...
    deciphery deciphery
    22-25
    Sep 23, 2010

    I wish I could tell anybody

    that has harmed them selves in any way whether it's self harming, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, an eating disorder.. You CAN get through it but only YOU can save your self from you.
    buttonsandbowsx buttonsandbowsx
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 31, 2014

    I've Been Cutting For 8 Years

    I started cutting in the fall when I was thirteen. It was my dirty little secret that I tried to keep hidden. After awhile, I used it to scare people away from me...and it worked. At the time, I couldn't figure out WHY I did it. I couldn't identify the feelings that led up to it...
    somedaygreat somedaygreat
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 16, 2007

    Just to Feel Something...

    I started cutting when I was 14 mainly due to stress, my best friend started ditching me and then lying to me about it and my parents just made me feel stupid and worthless most of the time. I started cutting because I felt like I had to punish myself for being so unlikeable...
    sorryx3 sorryx3
    18-21
    3 Responses Aug 14, 2009

    PAIN

    I CUT MY SELF I NEED TO KNOW IF THERE ARE MORE PEOPLE LIKE ME THAT IS DOING THE SAME THING? PLEACE TELL ME THAT IM NOT THE ONLY ONE I NEED TO TALK TO SOME ONE THAT IS WALKING IN MY SHOES
    JAVIER JAVIER
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Nov 16, 2007
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