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I Cut My Self

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    So last night, I was looking

    for some pencils to draw something for my boyfriend. I put my hand in this bag to see it anything was in it, suddenly something sharp amd pointy cut my finger. it hurt really bad, and the blood was seeping out really fast. I went to take care of it, I was going to use a bandaid...
    StringZMeow StringZMeow 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    People don't take cutters seriously.

    If they knew someone who cuts they would say that we are attention seekers or we're creepy or just in a growing up stage where teenagers are just confused. Like really?? If we want attention, we wouldn't hide when we cut, or if this is like some part of growing up we wouldn't be...
    vhientie vhientie 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7, 2014

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    my friend saw my wrists today.

    we were in drama and had to dress up and my friend wanted me to wear a white shirt thing. she told me to take off my jacket but i told her i couldnt. she kept asking then started talking about my period so I pulled up my sleeve a little and she just stared. i ran to the...
    Mikaylajane15 Mikaylajane15 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I cut my wrist for the first time in 7 years.

    I feel like it relieved what I was feeling. No I didn't do it for attention as I would never let anyone see them. I have just been feeling so down lately and it led to this. I thought I was over my self harming days.
    kristen1993 kristen1993 22-25, F a week ago

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    I've been clean for 6 days.

    My boyfriend has been so supportive. He always tells me, "replace the blades with my hands." Then he holds my hands for a while.
    RecklessMistake RecklessMistake 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I began again after 5 years of not cutting.

    I'm smarter now. I don't cut my wrist I cut the top of my thy where no one will see it. I'm not doing this because of depression. ni began because the stress got too much and I nicked my self on something and it felt......great. now I feel like my life is in order so long as I...
    inevertoldne1 inevertoldne1 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I hate the people who visit this experience

    topic and start commenting on everyone's story things like "don't give in to the urge" or "this isn't the answer" or "please don't do this to yourself". clearly they don't understand the struggle. I wish they'd all just stop. we're trying here. we're venting. we don't need any...
    missmalky missmalky 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I knew a boy who liked to draw,

    He drew pictures that nobody saw, He was most artistic late at night, In the bathroom out of sight, He kept a secret no one knew. His drawings were different, no paper or pen, But needed a bandage now and again. We stood by the river under the stars, He rolled up his...
    Pettifogger Pettifogger 16-17, M 6 Responses Mar 4, 2014

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    I cut myself recently

    and felt relief it felt amazing idk but sometimes I feel like I might do it to hard or to cut to much i try to do moderation like cut and color on my arms differently but who knew I would become so depressed it doesn't matter anymore but who cared in the first place right
    Corneredblades Corneredblades 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    MangaIsLoveMangaIsLife MangaIsLoveMangaIsLife 13-15 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've been 76 days selfharm-free

    and counting; I mean, yes I still struggle with temptations to harm myself because the urges will always be there but I'm trying my best to overcome selfharm and give others hope that, they too can do it and overcome it no matter what... It just requires time to go back and love...
    Angelanorexic Angelanorexic 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 26, 2014

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    Dear whoever is reading this,

    You’re beautiful. I may not know you, but I do know that you were brought into the world for a reason. Nothing can change that. You have strengths people admire you for. Your smile makes other people smile. You’re a unique individual. Smart, talented, kind hearted...
    smilemore123 smilemore123 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 6, 2013

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    my friend saw my cuts today

    and wouldn´t let me leave school until I told her why. now she's mad and disappointed in me for doing it. :/
    brokenangel14 brokenangel14 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I can't stop cutting myself

    but when I am cutting myself I feel happy or excited
    Mayblood Mayblood 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    After my parents found out

    that I cut, I felt so sad and frustrated. I didn't feel like a weight just dropped off my shoulders bit instead it felt like more was piled on. I felt this way for 3 month. One day I decided that I couldn't take it anymore. I cut. I.felt so relieved after that. I want to control...
    yummythedrummer yummythedrummer 13-15, F 8 Responses Mar 30

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    <3

    She paints a pretty picture but this picture has a twist you see.. her paintbrush is a razor ... and her canvas is her wrist she paints her pretty picture in a color thats blood red while using her sharp painbrush she ends up finally dead her pretty pictures fading quite...
    PinkiieeBabyy PinkiieeBabyy 18-21 4 Responses Oct 3, 2011

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    Are You An Angel?

    Little Boy: Are you an angel? Me: What? Little Boy: My mum told me that those who have marked wrists are angels. Me: I'm not an angel Little Boy: Of course you are. Mum said that only angels harm themselves because they don't like life on Earth. This world is destroying them...
    BlurredBeyondTheStarsx BlurredBeyondTheStarsx 70+ 5 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    I went 6 ******* months I.

    cut again I wanna cry but I haven't been able to in 1 year There's too much **** in my life
    bcamillexoxo bcamillexoxo 13-15, F 2 Responses May 19

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    I never thought a razor blade would comfort me

    more than people could. That I find myself cutting deep enough that blood is on my finger tips. I never thought I'd cut hateful words in to my skin. I never thought that I'd do this... But I did. And I do.
    LoverOfAllSouls LoverOfAllSouls 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    I don't do it any more,

    but when I did do it, it was to release the feelings that were bent up inside of me. and to gain control over them. I am getting help for it, but I still want to do it sometimes...
    PacirickMoon PacirickMoon 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I Cut Myself Because...

    I like the sight of my own blood, I like to know that I'm only numb inside, to defy my parents as in when my parents anger me, which they do often, I cut to make myself feel like they can't control what I do, to do things I know would **** them off. My mom probably...
    bookclub bookclub 13-15, F 19 Responses Sep 27, 2009

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    I do it to feel the pain,

    because I know I deserve to hurt not just mentally but physically too. I like it when it leaves marks because then I can say "there look what you've done to yourself. Are you proud now?" I want those marks to make me feel ashamed of myself, because I know I should be.
    Snowhiver Snowhiver 16-17, F 1 Response May 18

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    I felt depressed and I wanted to do it.

    so I did it and it felt SO GOOD. still depressed tho
    turki2550 turki2550 16-17, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Clean

    I've been clean well over two months now but most things set me off wanting to cut again but I haven't so, woohoo I guess.
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jul 21, 2013

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    Cutters are wonderful people.

    I love you all. I see and share your pain.
    styxc styxc 18-21, M 23 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    gemmed gemmed 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'll kiss your scars I'll touch your heart

    You cover your arms In painful art I know you're hurt I'm here to help Your screams were unheard But there was something I felt Your words touched me Your cries worried me I'll hold your hand I'll always be here I understand I'm sincere I want to see you smile I want...
    Suicidekisses Suicidekisses 18-21, F 12 Responses Jun 27, 2014

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    I felt badly depressed today,

    I was about cut myself again but I didn't. I'm so proud of me:")
    InutileSuicide InutileSuicide 16-17, F 11 Responses Oct 24, 2014

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    I was driving home today

    and I stopped at McDonalds to get a smoothie, I went through the drive through and when I reached out to grab my smoothie from the guy he must have seen my cuts because he hesitated, then said, "you don't know me, but can you promise me you won't cut tonight?" and I could feel...
    nornorrr nornorrr 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 31, 2014

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    Hey guys I'd like to post this

    as a reminder for you to stay strong. Today I celebrate 1year going without self harm. I've had the thought to along with suicidal thoughts and still do. I've been through a lot trough out my life. Message me if you need someone to talk to or comfort you. I will never judge you...
    Darktitan Darktitan 18-21, M 9 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    I self-harm so I can keep my fake smile

    so no one worries about me...
    SuicidalGirl2015 SuicidalGirl2015 16-17, F May 18

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    Handle With Care

    "People always want to know what it feels like, so I’ll tell you: there’s a sting when you first slice, and then your heart speeds up when you see the blood, because you know you’ve done something you shouldn’t have, and yet you’ve gotten away with it. Then you sort of...
    somethingbecomingnothing somethingbecomingnothing 18-21, F 8 Responses Feb 13, 2012

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    I stoped cutting myself.

    Im clean for 4-5 ,months. Im writing songs, books, helping other people. Im fine now. I know that any of you can be fine. You just need to wake up from this hell and start living other life. <3
    staystrongandlive staystrongandlive 16-17, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I wore a tank top the other day

    and my little sister asked me what was on my shoulder and sat there and traced the scratches (the cuts from a few days ago that are slowly healing) and scars and I still feel really bad about it cause I lied and told her I started climbing again and that I had fallen out of the...
    AngelWithASecret2 AngelWithASecret2 13-15, F 1 Response May 18

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    My mom just saw my cut marks on my hip

    and I blew her off with some really dumb excuse. I know she doesn't believe me and I know she is going to bring it up again but Im not ready for this and Im really scared right now and I don't know what to do.
    lostandlonleysoul lostandlonleysoul 18-21, F 1 Response May 18

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    I started when my dad died.

    Two years ago. I tried to stop but then my brain tortured itself until I gave it some other pain to focus on. I'm broken and I need help, but if I go to a mental hospital then they'll take my blade awa6, and I'll have nothing but time for my brain to take over. nothing else...
    MrPoolofsouls MrPoolofsouls 36-40, M a week ago

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    Been clean since 6-27-14 .

    -. It's only been 2days but I'm hoping to keep it that way
    Waterstorm Waterstorm 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 29, 2014

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    <3

    She’s emo? You’d cut too, if you’ve been through what she has. She’s anorexic? You’d be too, if everyone called you fat everyday. She’s a *****? She made one mistake that cost her, her reputation. She’s a showoff? Her parents abused her, & she’s never heard of...
    PinkiieeBabyy PinkiieeBabyy 18-21 13 Responses Oct 7, 2011

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    Today, I'm going to share my story with you.

    :) Almost two years ago I fell into serious depression. I was crying myself to sleep every other night and I believed that no one cared for me. Not too many people know what it feels like when not a single soul gives a damn about you. Doesn't feel very good ... I had extremely...
    tamnialler tamnialler 16-17, F 15 Responses Mar 3, 2014

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    so i'm 89 days clean.

    i wrote this poem thinking it would help me. i wrote it 89 days ago. it's helped me a lot. maybe it can help other people too. stay clean, you don't deserve the hurt, head up <3 just put down that blade, looking down, watching your cuts bleed. tears slowly well up in your...
    18butterfly 18butterfly 18-21, F 8 Responses Feb 10, 2014

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    Away From Youre Self

    I cut my self.... Its like a drug.. it gets you to a place of peace.. a place where you don't think about you're problems.. a place where you think of the future.. a fealing of numness.... a fealing of no fealing.... but most of all it gets you away from youre self....
    yme73 yme73 16-17, M 23 Responses Apr 28, 2009

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    I just cut myself i'm

    so pissed please help me
    sarawoods sarawoods 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Just realised I'm half a year clean!

    Waw that's an achievement right?
    DeadGhost123 DeadGhost123 13-15, M 11 Responses Feb 21

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    I knew a boy who liked to draw He drew pictures

    that nobody saw He was most artistic late at night In the bathroom out of sight He kept a secret no one knew He didn't tell a soul and his gallery grew His drawings were different No paper or pen But needed a bandage now and again We stood by the river under the stars He...
    beautifulgirl09 beautifulgirl09 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 26, 2014

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    It doesn't matter how deep you cut,

    how much you cut or how long and often you burn! Self harm is self harm and it's not just people trying to attention seek. Whether you Cut, scratch, burn, hair pull, pinch, it's all the same thing. Stop accusing me of faking it for attention, because it hurts, I didn't realise...
    EricaAudrey22 EricaAudrey22 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    the only reason I stopped cutting is

    because I got sloppy...before no one would know that I had done it, I was sooo good at hiding it....but now since I tried to commit suicide they watch me like a hawk....I have no way of hiding it anymore as bad as I want to feel that pain and release I cant.....they would just...
    ShysietheVampiric ShysietheVampiric 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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