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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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    READ!! {sorry about any spelling errors} If

    anyone read my experience I wrote about getting caught about a month ago at school so here's the incident form of anyone wants to know what I guess usually happens if you get caught at school with cuts: The teacher (or whoever sees it) if they think it looks like self harm (YES...
    13AndMiserable 13AndMiserable 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    (THE PICTURE ATTACHED CAN BE TRIGGERING) Today

    I went further than ever. I've never been so deep at so many places, and I'm scared. The cuts on my thighs are almost black with depth and dried blood. I've cleaned them, but they still burn as hell. I just want to escape my body right now. I want to fall asleep and not wake up...
    ColourfulDreams ColourfulDreams 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm 2 weeks, 4 days and 14 hours clean.

    I don't know how long I'm going to last... Wish me luck?
    ColourfulDreams ColourfulDreams 13-15, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    There was only one way

    that helped me stop. I stopped for over a year! But now I'm back at it and it's bad... Wish I could go back to the way you helped me
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    ColourfulDreams ColourfulDreams 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Took a while but they've cleared up a bit :/

    hoping they clear up fully by Monday cos it's swimming in pe now :/ :(
    DeadGhost123 DeadGhost123 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Her body was a canvas

    and her blades were her paintbrushes
    justakookiegirl justakookiegirl 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 27

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    Ther pretty much down

    because my teacher will see them if i put them to up btw there just tiny little cuts
    obeymunro obeymunro 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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 back? What's it like to have a lot of friends and a boyfriend and just a good social life? What's it like not to be hated...
    BlurredBeyondTheStarsx BlurredBeyondTheStarsx 70+ 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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    Great.. Can't wait to hide this

    for school tomorrow! :(
    13AndMiserable 13AndMiserable 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    More and more cuts and scars.

    Just trying to shut up my mind that runs wild. Let the blood pour and then clean it up as if it never happened. It's okay and it's alright. I will be okay one day. This will pass, Although not anytime soon.
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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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 dead.Drip. Drip.She starved herself.She always bled.She’s beautiful.But she’s dead.Drip. Drip.She’s so young.So...
    somethingbecomingnothing somethingbecomingnothing 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    Im a curse to anyone

    that cares, and a blessing to those that dont. Do u know what i am? Human. Im just simply human.
    bunnydisaster77 bunnydisaster77 22-25, F 16 hrs ago

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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 13-15, F 16 Responses Mar 3

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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 16-17, F 10 Responses Feb 10

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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

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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-harmMore than once a dayOnce a daySeveral times a weekOnce a weekTwo or more times a monthOnce a monthSeveral...
    FibreglassWings FibreglassWings 22-25, F 10 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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    13AndMiserable 13AndMiserable 13-15, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I just started cutting yesterday

    or somthing like that...I need better places 😓
    The1infinity The1infinity 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days 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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    Great. My wrist scars have healed

    so now I can start over. A little farther down my arm so maybe this time my stupid teacher who is now always watching me and acts like she cares won't see them and tell the counselor again.. Gosh
    13AndMiserable 13AndMiserable 13-15, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    This girl in my Spanish class saw the cuts on

    my wrists. I tried to make up something but I don't think she believed me. Then my mom saw them just today but she didn't say anything so I don't know what she thinks. I've decided to keep it to just my hips. I've really got to stop but not sure how. Ideas?
    bored25123 bored25123 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've been a cutter for 2 years this month.

    I cut the first year twice then this year I can't even count. I try to stop but I've tried everything nothing works. The only way I can think of to completely stop is to tell my parents and go see a consoler but I don't want to tell my parents but I want the help. I need to stop...
    deathistheanwser deathistheanwser 13-15, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    pdogshotu pdogshotu 18-21, F 17 Responses Sep 30

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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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    kpere1424 kpere1424 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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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. You're eyes soon reach their fill, Soon after you're tears begin to spill. Brace yourself for what's yet to come...
    bigeyesseemore bigeyesseemore 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 1, 2012

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    13AndMiserable 13AndMiserable 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    DearIniquity DearIniquity 16-17, M 6 Responses Feb 26

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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

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    Goodness... I've never cut myself

    but I would just like to send out a message to those that have: it's unhealthy, although I'm sure you've heard this before, it's not worth the permanent scars. Your body is a complex and exceptional system.. You shouldn't tamper with it, instead you should find much healthier...
    euphorian euphorian 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Matthews14 Matthews14 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I stopped fora little while

    because I got caught. But I seriously could be pushed to doing it again. All that ever happens at my house is yelling 100% at men for nothing. I'm honestly only aloud to be At my house for my parents to yell at. And my " friends" only use me. And it's not like I can go out and...
    thewanttoleave thewanttoleave 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have come to the realization that,

    I can't stop. I've been doing this since I was 12, I can go long periods without doing it but something can get me right back in. I've cut my ankles, hips, thighs, & wrists. I usually punch walls or kick something to feel internal pain as well. I've started up again, so far only...
    ncon08 ncon08 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 5 Responses Mar 4

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    Cutting is not a trend,

    it's an addiction. It's like screaming but no one can hear. It is an everyday battle.
    Itscookiemonster Itscookiemonster 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 14

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    I've been cutting for a long time now.

    I just can't seem to stop, and I don't really want to anyways. I need it to make it through the day. No one in my life even suspects that I could do this to myself. They all think I'm this happy little girl. I wish they could see past that, but whatever. It's better for them to...
    BleedingLittleBlueGirl BleedingLittleBlueGirl 18-21, F 6 Responses May 28

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    Well.. I cut myself.

    . and sometimes I stab myself maybe 14 times in the leg when I'm really mad at myself, I don't want sympathy, I'm stupid for starting, ****, stupid me, STUPID ME!!! FUUUUCK!! AAGH!! Sorry... I have mental problems...
    RazorToMySkin RazorToMySkin 16-17, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I haven't cut myself lately I'm actually doing

    really good. I'm happy right now with my life. :) :) :)
    TealMarie TealMarie 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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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 after a loved one, or someone that really wants you to get better. 3. You must let the butterfly fade naturally. NO scrubbing it...
    somethingbecomingnothing somethingbecomingnothing 18-21, F 20 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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    I hate myself so much

    for cutting.. I did it for the first time last night and I will never do it again in my life.. I didnt cut myself because I am emo or anything like that.. I just cut because someone was mentally harassing me and there was no other way to make him stop annoying me.. I hate myself...
    thefrazysoul thefrazysoul 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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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 5 Responses Oct 3, 2011

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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 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 6, 2013

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    Did it twice today and my hips are not looking

    good. haven't had anything to distract me and I just couldn't stop thinking about it. I really want to again.
    bored25123 bored25123 13-15, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    Ajoseph219 Ajoseph219 16-17, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    😞😞😞😞😞😞😞😞😞😞😞😞😞😞
    kpere1424 kpere1424 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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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

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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

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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 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 4 Responses 11 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 so broken. 3 months clean, but I'm