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I Cut My Self

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    There is 6 pints of blood in the human body, loose 1 your fine your body don't suffer at all, loose 2 your body goes Into shock, loose 3 you die, you're not going to loose 3 pints...
    DearIniquity DearIniquity 13-15, M 6 Responses Mar 3

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    My name is Skye Baynes and right now I am 13 years old. I started cutting at the age of 11, but I was self-harming long before. I would bang my head against the wall and would pull...
    SkyeBaynes SkyeBaynes 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    These scars are not for attention. if they were, then why would i try so hard to hide 'em I'm so tired when people say that you cut to seek attention. Some may, but don't you dare...
    MsLouise MsLouise 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Hush little baby, Don't you cry, Don't cut your arms, Don't say goodbye, Put down that razor, Put down that knife, It may be hard, But you'll win this fight. ❤
    Brookeatron Brookeatron 16-17, F 9 Responses Dec 12, 2013

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    I have scars all over my legs and arms, i hate them and love them. Selfharm is an addiction and we can never escape it. I think it's been 4 month's since i did it last, i always...
    Soldottern Soldottern 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Oh my god. ****. I hate myself. I'm so annoying. I'm expendable to all my friends. In my darkest hour everyone leaves me. The razor offered sanctity, if only for a few seconds. But...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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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...
    vhientie vhientie 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Well yesterday I broke. I was 26 days clean. These two girls at school started calling me fat, ugly, and laughing about my scars. I held it in for six hours until I got home. When...
    TealMarie TealMarie 16-17, F 21 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    Rip Isabelle - Drip. Drip.The water is clear.And now it’s red.She’s all alone.Now she’s dead.Drip. Drip.Covered in blood.There’s no skin left.See her bones?Look, she’s...
    somethingbecomingnothing somethingbecomingnothing 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    Too Deep. - Dear friend, I cut too deep. I hit the vein and I went numb. I didn't cry out, or let a tear fall, i sat there. I let the blood fall down my arm and closed my eyes...
    misfit17 misfit17 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 4, 2013

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    Survey -  Self Harm Survey1 How old were you when you started self-harming?Younger than 44-56-78-910-1112-1314-1515-1616-1718-1920-21Older than 212 How often do you self...
    FibreglassWings FibreglassWings 22-25, F 10 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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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...
    tamnialler tamnialler 13-15, F 10 Responses Mar 3

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    basically I've had these scars for about a month and IM EXTREMELY SCARED BECAUSE THEY ARENT GOING AWAY... there's only about 3 people who know (2 friends and my brother) and I can...
    miamiamiamiamiamia miamiamiamiamiamia 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Her body was a canvas and her blades were her paintbrushes
    justakookiegirl justakookiegirl 16-17, F 6 Responses Feb 27

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    So I haven't cut in maybe 2 weeks, and it's my moms wedding in 2 days so I was going to wait till after if I wanted to do it again, but bad things are happening which make me feel...
    SecretGirl14 SecretGirl14 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I started the butterfly project. I was so proud. I killed my butterfly the night I started it.
    just1a2girl3 just1a2girl3 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Don't you ever ******* question why I cut. I don't have it perfect like you think, my family doesn't give a flying ****. The only time I feel something is when I'm cutting my skin...
    BloodintheWater BloodintheWater 13-15, M 1 Response 34 mins ago

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    The Butterfly Project. - The Rules are: 1. When you feel like you want to cut, take a marker, pen, or sharpies and draw a butterfly on your arm or hand. 2. Name the butterfly...
    somethingbecomingnothing somethingbecomingnothing 18-21, F 20 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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    I am sick of cutting myself. Will not fall back into my ways. Besides the fact that these scars are hideous and that cuts are painful, I'm tired of being weak. if i keep doing so i...
    TealMarie TealMarie 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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...
    smilemore123 smilemore123 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 6, 2013

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    Why do I cut? I cut because it provides a control over my pain. It hurts but I find a center point In that pain. I breathe it in and it feels good. The red seeps out and the more I...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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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...
    PinkiieeBabyy PinkiieeBabyy 18-21 13 Responses Oct 7, 2011

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    I feel like cutting again.... I feel like **** because I messed things up again& I know i cant fix it. ... this is all my fault ...
    g0ne g0ne 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I cut myself out of anger, stress, and numbness . I'm trying to stop . It's been two weeks that I'm clean but safety-pins, razors. Scissors anything sharp is calling my name . I'll...
    Vanessalovesu2 Vanessalovesu2 16-17, F 12 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    Normal? What Is That? - Sometimes when I'm not constantly insulting myself, I think...what's it like being normal? What's it like to look in the mirror and not hate what's looking...
    BlurredBeyondTheStarsx BlurredBeyondTheStarsx 13-15, T 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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    I actually talked myself out of cutting. That's a first. One time I didn't need someone to talk me out of it. Maybe there is some hope.
    ItsDawnHeree ItsDawnHeree 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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...
    yme73 yme73 16-17, M 24 Responses Apr 28, 2009

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    I Hate Myself. - I really just want to tell everyone about my most recent suicide attempt. I locked my bedroom door I'm fear someone may see me. I walk to mybed and look at the...
    sarah81199 sarah81199 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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    The tears stream down my face. My thoughts are racing. All the words people say to me are rushing back. I've been clean for a few weeks. I can't do this. I've been so strong lately...
    sarah81199 sarah81199 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    I just done self harm. I cut the skin from my knuckle with my scissors and have my arm a rash by running my scissors along my skin. I done tis because I'm getting bullied severely...
    LucyGirlAkita2 LucyGirlAkita2 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    So I went on another cutting frenzy. Two weeks down the drain. All for nothing. I now have 22 new cuts, all on my wrist. I didn't bleed as much as I wanted to then, but I'm glad I...
    yelnaX yelnaX 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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...
    18butterfly 18butterfly 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 10

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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...
    PinkiieeBabyy PinkiieeBabyy 18-21 5 Responses Oct 3, 2011

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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...
    somethingbecomingnothing somethingbecomingnothing 18-21, F 8 Responses Feb 13, 2012

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    6 days clean. Let's see how long it lasts.
    BloodintheWater BloodintheWater 13-15, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Life. - So this is my first story. Sorry if it is kind of bad but whatevs. It is what it is. Life sucks. I have been getting worse for a while. Let me start from the very...
    Katier32 Katier32 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 21, 2013

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    Count To 10 - Shut your eyes tight, Tell yourself it's all alright. Clench your fists in till they feel as if they could burst, You remember the time you had to do this first...
    bigeyesseemore bigeyesseemore 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 1, 2012

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    My mother brought over some toiletries for my apartment, which included a box of Venus disposable shavers. I broke one apart as soon as she left. I don't know what it is about new...
    FarrahRelates FarrahRelates 18-21, F 3 Responses 22 hrs 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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    I just feel empty. I don't know how to explain this overwhelming anguish other then pure emptiness. I'm done fighting, I will let it in just so it can be over. Falling back to the...
    FarrahRelates FarrahRelates 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Why does it matter? Why do I matter? The silky red juice suits me..
    xxNoexcuseformexx xxNoexcuseformexx 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    cutting a vein will probably do it ... Idunno... I don't see why I should be here still
    g0ne g0ne 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Those six days clean? They're gone. I keep hoping I catch one of the arteries in my forearm, and I never do. So it's an endless bullshit cycle of sinking lower and lower, more than...
    BloodintheWater BloodintheWater 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't know. I just want to cut till I go numb and that's it. That's all I want. Maybe if I cut, I'll go deep enough and cut a vein. Yeah, that sounds nice 😌
    ItsDawnHeree ItsDawnHeree 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I hate using dull blades because you have to like really cut deep to feel something and the blades don't really feel as good as new ones. So whenever my parents get new blades I...
    ItsDawnHeree ItsDawnHeree 13-15, F 4 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Scars - When I see the scars on my body I think, "What have I done?". I think of I have to always wear bracelets. Or that people will judge me if they see. Will anyone love me? I'm...
    5minuetsofsummer 5minuetsofsummer 16-17 18 Responses Oct 13, 2013

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    I cut a lot. I was in the hospital for trying to commit suicide by cutting up my arms and letting it bleed out. It didn't work. Its getting really bad. I cut so much its terrible...
    amoruccio amoruccio 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Three new razor blades; 8,400mg of Ibuoprofen; 160mg of Prozac; and 1,500mg of Zoloft. I haven't even cut for six days. What do you think? Do nothing, overdose, slice both my arms...
    BloodintheWater BloodintheWater 13-15, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I cut myself when something bad happens to me....but nothing is happening to me now I don't know why I feel soooo sad! Also I feel like I want to cut myself DEEP!!! But I'm not...
    cutekittycat cutekittycat 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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     I just sit here for hours, with my blade in hand and favorite song blasting, just second guessing my entire existence. I don't even cry anymore, I just hear these voices...
    FarrahRelates FarrahRelates 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Just one cut to end it all.
    BloodintheWater BloodintheWater 13-15, M 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    6 hours clean from any types of sharp objects!!✌️📏😁
    DearIniquity DearIniquity 13-15, M 6 Responses Feb 26

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