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I Cant Reach My Daughter

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    DAUGHTER Cuts

    I JUST FOUND OUT MY DAUGHTER CUTS HERSELF. TODAY, SHE JUST TURN 16. I DONT KNOW HOW TO REACH HER, SHE HAS TREID SUCIDE BEFORE, THE SCHOOL CALLED ME TODAY, THATS HOW I FOUND OUT. BEENING CRYING ALDAY AT WORK. WHY DO THEY DO THIS, SHE HAS A GOOD HOME LIFE I THOUGHT. PLEASE HELP ME...
    sweetone52 sweetone52 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 5, 2008

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    The First Step

    well in continuation of my daughter and me.. we went to the doctors appointment!!! she agreed to let him know about her cutting herself. i told her in the car, if at any time she wanted me to leave the room i would. the doctor came in and asked me a few questions which were kind...
    prettyinpink prettyinpink 46-50, F 3 Responses May 31, 2007

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    Sorry For You All

    i understand the pain but have no answer i have seen it so many times over the years iknow of nothing that works really the only think i kpnw of that did help for a few was getting them in to diving to give them the same rush as cutting
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Oct 24, 2011

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    Making a Risky Decision

    i have made a doctor's appointment with my family doctor (who i love) for my daughter on May 30th. not that she has had much interaction with him, but i have had much and he's very compassionate and very wise, so i'm hoping even if she doesn't want to talk, maybe she can just sit...
    prettyinpink prettyinpink 46-50, F 2 Responses May 23, 2007

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    My Daughter Cuts

    my daughter cuts herself as a form of self mutilation. i don't know how to reach her. she is 15 and i know she is trying to reach out for help, yet she won't talk to me about it. her answers are always "i dunno". i want to take her to our doctor and get referred to...
    prettyinpink prettyinpink 46-50, F 12 Responses May 18, 2007

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