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I Cut My Self

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    I wish someone would make me feel happy enough

    I didn't feel like hurting myself. That I didn't feel like cutting down my wrists... And the only reason I don't is because of my mother...
    LoverOfAllSouls LoverOfAllSouls 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days 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 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 21 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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    How Many blood do u losse on a single cut?

    How Many cuts do u need to feel something? How Many cuts do u need with a sharpless knife? I was wondering that while the machine operator was waiting for the green light to turn on the machine... That knife, mine knife... Was calling me, yesterday, on the silence of the dead...
    Mysorrow Mysorrow 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    There's this great blog I found

    and its helped me to stop cutting, for every time you feel like cutting there is an alternative. http://butterfly-project.tumblr.com
    EmoGirl286 EmoGirl286 13-15, F 1 day ago

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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 13-15, F 11 Responses Oct 24, 2014

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    i am 2 months and 4 days clean,

    about to do it though🔪
    fatdoll fatdoll 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 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 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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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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    been four days . i cant resist anymore .

    something bad happened and i need to cut
    girldevil123 girldevil123 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    just something about seeing myself bleed makes

    me feel better. I cant think of "safer" ways to satisfy this without self-harming. (theres probably none but) Im addicted. and my body is gross and deserves to bleed.
    bloodyborgiabastard bloodyborgiabastard 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Bought myself some new razors tonight.

    .. I'll finally feel that rush again... That release... It's what I've been craving for so long
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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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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    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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    I started having a panic attack before

    and at the beginning of second today... It was so bad I could barely speak... And no one noticed. I use pain as an outlet. I tried so hard to hide it from everyone and I am supprised I managed to. One of my friends wouldn't stop hugging me so she knew... But I used my nails to...
    LoverOfAllSouls LoverOfAllSouls 13-15, F 4 Responses 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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    so ... was five days clean .

    No longer am . couldn't hold out .
    girldevil123 girldevil123 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day 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 4 Responses Oct 3, 2011

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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 was clean for 2 days

    but I cut today
    Maria134747 Maria134747 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Cutters are wonderful people.

    I love you all. I see and share your pain.
    styxc styxc 18-21, M 26 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    It's been a week since I last cut

    and now I'm getting the urge again...
    HopelessXV HopelessXV 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    alice123422 alice123422 13-15, F 5 Responses Oct 29, 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 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 6, 2013

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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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    This is what happens

    when a guy dumps U and leaves u standing there crying in school
    eltrakills eltrakills 13-15, M 4 mins ago

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    I cut myself because I am worthless

    and no one would care if I died. I mean on here no one truly knows me. So how would you know of the next day I don't reply it's for good. I am invisible at home and school. And when I get home it's like I could just walk out without anyone caring... No that everyones working I...
    LoverOfAllSouls LoverOfAllSouls 13-15, F 1 Response 6 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'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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    I can breath again...

    ..I can think......I feel high once again....I cut deep....Didn't mean to...i cut and blood just poured out of me....Rid me of evil....Still bleeding...But i don't care...Im free!
    SweetAngelFrostPup SweetAngelFrostPup 16-17, M Mar 21

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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 I dragged the time out, going deeper, turning the single cut into a gaping hole until I'd been working on the cut for half an hour...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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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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    Oh god the rush feels

    so good... It's like being high but in my own way... It has been far too long since the last time... I caved in... I relapsed... It feels so good
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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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 do it at least once nearly everyday.

    I vaguely remember a period of time when I didn't. I think it's mostly because of exams...
    lamiavarc lamiavarc 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I haven't been feeling too great lately.

    Just been really sad and depressed. Been feeling completely unappreciated and alone. I've been thinking about it for quite some time. And I finally gave in last night, but it was just one. Only one.
    kimberlykhaos kimberlykhaos 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I'm battling severe deppression.

    I have been attending regular meetings with my college counselor but I don't find it helpful. I started attending these meetings when my friends noticed cuts on my arms a few months ago. They took my knives and I hadn't been able to cut myself. However I recently went home and...
    bgman123 bgman123 18-21, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15 1 Response 1 day 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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    beatiful101disaster beatiful101disaster 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Maria134747 Maria134747 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days 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 16-17, F 15 Responses Mar 3, 2014

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    When people ask me have you ever done drug i

    say yes cause in a way cutting is my drug.....every time i cut i feel free...everything is quiet....no more screaming....no more people....but i don't stop at one i cant every time i say to myself just one little cut only one.....then one becomes two..three...four...five....an...
    SweetAngelFrostPup SweetAngelFrostPup 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    pdogshotu pdogshotu 18-21, F 15 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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    I need to cut... I need the rush.

    .. :/ I need the release... Maybe tomorrow night... Nothing sharp I can use tonight... :( tomorrow feels like too long to wait.... :( I wanna cry. :'(
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M Mar 20

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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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    Just realised I'm half a year clean!

    Waw that's an achievement right?
    DeadGhost123 DeadGhost123 13-15, M 12 Responses Feb 21

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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