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I Chew On My Fingers

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    I Bite My Fingers

    Hello,I truly thought I was the only person on earth who did this. I bite my fingers soooo bad at times they r so ugly and they bleed. I had a very stressful day or 2 and I have ripped them to shreds with my teeth. I have done this for as long as I can remember. I am like many...
    carolinecc carolinecc 41-45 4 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    For As Long As I Can Remember

    I have chewed my fingers all my life, and I still do it. I'm 54 years old. I use my teeth to pull the dead skin off my fingers around the fingernails, and I eat it. I know it is a bad, nasty habit, but I have not been able to break it. When I was a kid, my parents painted my...
    Aeolosoma Aeolosoma 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 11, 2008

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    I Can't Stop Chewing And Picking My Fingers

    Please help. Do I need to see a doctor? It gets bad then I go through good phases. At its worst, I can't show my hands to people. I chew and peel the skin under and around my nails, and the skin on the palmside under the uppermost joint of each finger and thumb. I've done it...
    mjf2001 mjf2001 46-50 7 Responses Mar 23, 2010

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    Ever Since 6th Grade...

    This is a pretty disgusting habit, one that I've had ever since 6th grade (and now I'm 18 years old).  I bite the skin around my nails whenever I'm bored or nervous, so much so that I make my fingers bleed.  I'm trying to stop this bad habit, and I can break it for a...
    LiquidFire89 LiquidFire89 18-21, F Dec 17, 2007

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    I Chew On My Fingers.

    I have read other stories on this website about chewing the skin around the fingernails, but it seems that I may have an even bigger issue. I have been chewing on my entire pinky finger for about nine years! I am 23 years old now. Most of the time I do not realize that I am even...
    Nicolesimpson Nicolesimpson 22-25 2 Responses Jun 29, 2011

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    Any skin that is up or pilled back around my

    fingernail I have to pull at it till it is gone In results I make my fingers bleed they look ugly and in pain. I can't wash my hands without being in pain because of the open skin I caused. I do it when I'm bored, nervous, unconsciously . I can't stop I want to help me.
    Sigourneyz Sigourneyz 22-25, F Jan 21, 2014

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    Chewing My Pinky

    When I was young, I started sucking my thumb. I kept doing it 'til I turned seven. Then, about a year ago, a lot of drama went down in my life and I started chewing on my pinky....
    celiagrace77 celiagrace77 16-17 1 Response Apr 14, 2011

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    Help I Chew My Fingers Badly.

    I am 20 and I chew my fingers. I use to suck my thumb when I was younger until my dentist told me to stop but now I will chew my fingers instead.  I will only chew my index finger, my little finger and the finger next to my little finger, it is also only on my left hand. I...
    bebeautiful bebeautiful 18-21 1 Response Jul 29, 2011

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    Me Too

    I have been chewing on my fingernails all my life. I'm pertty sure that my fingernails never been properly cut. Also, I'm practically eating and swallowing the nail pieces, it become kind of an unconcious habit, but I never overdo it; my fingers look normal. It's important that...
    Peter2543 Peter2543 26-30, M Dec 28, 2012

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    i hate it. i get made fun of at school for it, and when people ask "what happened to your fingers??!!" i get sooo embarrassed and have to make up something stupid like, that i got burned or something. i dont know  anyone else who does this. AND since people find it...
    xlive4lovex xlive4lovex 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2009

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    especially kids!! I can't stand the noice while they chew with there mouth opened! I have a child of my own and believe me this is one of the things I taught her not to do since...
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 2 Responses May 11

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    i think im the only one left in my household that chews with their mouth closed.
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F Apr 30

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    its so annoying to me lol. especially when tht person is eating chips, ice, or anything crunchy that'd make alot of noise. i can handle my own chewing but not someone elses lol idk...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 1

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    I sat next to a really noisy chewer in a really crowded train today. Took all my self control to keep myself from slapping him
    MissLunaDomina MissLunaDomina 31-35, F 2 Responses May 3

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    Yesterday on the subway station I saw a man eating a full package of oreos. He was curved and observant as a lonely squirrel in a canadian forrest. His eyes were bulging of...
    HotPancakes96 HotPancakes96 18-21, F 4 Responses May 3

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    I hate how when people chew with there mouth open then it makes its annoying
    abbyruppel abbyruppel 13-15, F 1 Response May 9

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    For past few months we have regular lunches twice a week with my boyfriends parents. The way his father eats makes me sick. He chews with his mouth opened, always stuffs himself...
    Ajerdna1 Ajerdna1 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    when my mom eats dinner with me, she always chews loudly. she also has a gum addiction so riding in the car is hell! I've tried ignore it but it only further agitates me. I lost...
    waters321 waters321 16-17, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    My mother does it all the time. It's rude.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 30

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    I find it disgusting. That and burping and belching…urgh. Also when I see someone put their knife in their mouth…yak! I just think 'Where are your manners'?
    AutumnBliss AutumnBliss 46-50, F 3 Responses May 3

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    When people at a dinner table hold their forks like they intend to stab someone with it I assume they move their lips when they read.
    tsharif80 tsharif80 31-35, M May 3

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    I hate them from other people, but I know I make them
    Zarifa Zarifa 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    I can't stand that f****** noise
    sixcolorz sixcolorz 22-25, F 2 Responses May 4

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    one of the many reasons I left my ex.
    shellyseashore shellyseashore 22-25, F 4 Responses May 4

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    It's absolutely disgusting. It's really not that hard to hew with your mouth closed. If you have something to say, it can wait until after you swallow. No one wants to see your...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F May 4

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    Its annoying for real. Sometimes I cover my ears .. sometimes it makes me want to cry. silly ? yes I know. its that bad !
    legzydawly legzydawly 18-21 5 Responses May 9

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    Especially when people slurp their cereal. I heard that's a neurological issue so I guess I'm the crazy one for being annoyed by it.
    imOddlyshy imOddlyshy 26-30, F May 15

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    Put simply, it's disgusting manners!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M May 18

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    I think I broke my thumb last night... ._.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses May 12

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    haven't any in a long time miss it
    spike131 spike131 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    haven't any in a long time miss it
    spike131 spike131 51-55, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've bitten my nails for as long as I can remember. As a child I bit my fingernails and toenails (gross, I know). I stopped biting my toenails probably around the age of 8, maybe 9...
    wxitch wxitch 16-17, F Apr 28

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    Tocotrienols are among the strongest combatants against cancer. Tocotrienols are the second form of Vitamin E (the first being Tocopherols). They are claimed by research studies to...
    ResidentGoddessAstraea ResidentGoddessAstraea 18-21 2 Responses May 2

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    Chuck Norris doesn't chew gum. He chews dynamite!
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses May 10

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    I was friends with this girl…let’s call her N…for about a year, not a long time I know, but I thought we were really good friends and got along well. Obviously, I was wrong...
    chibikari chibikari 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I will understand if you delete me from your circle after this. Not that these facts will be "bad," but some will be opinions of some kind, so.. Yeah. Here we go. 1. I don't want...
    nodolagem nodolagem 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Yes...I'm still going on about the rabbit... >.> I just finished yelling at him for trying to chew a cord. (my computer's charging; otherwise, I'd have it up and out of his...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 31-35 1 Response 46 mins ago

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    HA TREATMENT: DAY 1 OF CYCLE 1 Note: I am no longer using the word “chemo” because it has a scary, negative connotation to me. I’m using “Healing Ally” or “HA” in it...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 5 Responses May 15

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    I love tickling my sister and getting tickled and today I got a chance to tickle her. I tied her arms and feet in a spread eagle position to the bedposts. I decided I would not...
    Delphi111 Delphi111 13-15, M 1 Response May 5

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    Yup. It was my turn to face TT ( stands for Tickle Torture) My sister and I came to my bedroom. I layed down on my back on the bed and she tied my wrists and legs to the bedposts...
    Delphi111 Delphi111 13-15, M May 7

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    Oh, I have all my fingers, the knife goes chop chop chop If I miss the spaces in between, my fingers will come off And if I hit my fingers, the blood will soon come out But all the...
    Kumarie Kumarie 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    First time There's a first time for everything; your first crush, first kiss, but nothing is as traumatizing at your first heartbreak. Imagine this, you become friends, then...
    Ryker91 Ryker91 22-25, M Apr 29

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