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I Cut My Self

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    I finally cut again in weeks

    and it feels so good its tingling. how'd I go a week and forget to do my little ritual?
    thebladeisbae0718 thebladeisbae0718 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I wish I don't but I just can't it make me feel

    better it doesn't hurt anymore but thinking of you dose I miss you
    nekozgirl nekozgirl 13-15, F 21 hrs ago

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    They tell me "you shouldn't cut it's not

    healthy " bla bla bla But they aren't doing anything to help me. Talking to me , anything !!!!
    annirawrmuffin annirawrmuffin 18-21, F 2 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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    so i bought i a hunting knife ,

    made for skinning, cuts so perfect thou. i giggle at the fact that my anger makes me rage to the point of no control. not cutting can make me feel escape so now im getting drunk to the point i black out. its win win ill release stress and i wont remember hurting people. yay for...
    feelsgoodtocut feelsgoodtocut 18-21, M 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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    I cut myself a couple days ago.

    I thought they would be gone by now cuz they weren't too bad but they're still completely visible. I have dance class tomorrow and I have to wear a tank top. Does anyone know of things that make cuts heal faster? I don't know what to do.
    myillmind myillmind 16-17, F 51 mins ago

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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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    I wish I could carry my blade to school

    and cut when everything frustrates me. How could you call yourself my friend and the teacher was the one who came and talked to me when I was crying.......Cutting is my only friend.
    Adridee Adridee 16-17, F 2 Responses 23 hrs 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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    Five weeks clean down the drain,

    and friends coming over soon, bloody brilliant isn't it?!?! Guess my parents are right, I am a **** up of a child
    irishlassy98 irishlassy98 16-17, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've started cutting about a month ago.

    When it first happened was during one of my panic attacks (i get them when i can't control my emotions) i took a blade and cut myself. At first, i didn't feel any shame. But i didn't feel proud. I really need someone to talk to, because no one around me understands. My father is...
    Rhymekins Rhymekins 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day 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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    no matter how much good I have done in my life,

    I define myself by how much of the bad I have done. I might as well cut until I hit bone.
    msvlogwars msvlogwars 16-17, F 23 hrs 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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    I cut Hide into my skin

    but no hiding about it ends up being done... Then the whole process of guilt happens again and I pick up that new razor blade...
    LoverOfAllSouls LoverOfAllSouls 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm throwing away my razors.

    After 8 years, this cycle no longer controls me.
    mightymouse69 mightymouse69 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days 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 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 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    I cut multiple times a day at school,

    but never at home or in the weekend
    alicebro alicebro 13-15, F 2 days 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 mistake that cost her, her reputation. She’s a showoff? Her parents abused her, & she’s never heard of...
    PinkiieeBabyy PinkiieeBabyy 18-21 14 Responses Oct 7, 2011

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    Colourfi Colourfi 13-15, F 10 Responses Nov 10, 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 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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    Not clean anymore I tried with a nail cleaner

    but it wasn't sharp enough 😔 does it look really noticeable
    EpicBrotato EpicBrotato 13-15, M Feb 18

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    Ya I cut. :/ I couldn't help it,

    but last night I was just so sad, and depressed. I went way deeper than usual and the blood went everywhere. I want to stop I was clean do a month and a half after my brother snitched on me. Now my bf is disapointed in me after him tellin me to just do it...Idk
    emohippylove emohippylove 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm really thinking about it right

    now I'm trying not to since I haven't in awhile but I just feel like everything's my fault and I have to take it out on me
    FadingStarrr FadingStarrr 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I promised I wouldn't.

    ... it's so hard.....I can't stop.....
    Allywall Allywall 13-15, F 2 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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    Tonight I finally did it to release all of the

    emotion and it felt so good but I feel so guilty and ashamed which makes me want to do it more. My nightmares I've had since I was 7 have also increased making cutting a source of security in a way. People say I can stop, but can I really?
    annie760 annie760 16-17, F 5 days 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:")
    NoxiousUnicorn NoxiousUnicorn 13-15, F 11 Responses Oct 24, 2014

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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 5 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 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 8 Responses Feb 10, 2014

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

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    I couldn't help it today.

    My anxiety has been really bad lately along with my insomnia. ~I needed to feel the sharp kisses that left a scarlet mark behind.~
    CurvyBones17 CurvyBones17 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I didn't want to, but it happened.

    It was like my body was a robot and just automatically picked up those scissors. And without even thinking, just started slicing my wrist. I stopped and realized what I was doing...and cried. I never thought I would ever do that. I really regret it...
    Lunamoon16 Lunamoon16 13-15, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Yes I cut. It's amazing,

    horrible and addictive. I've been cutting for years now and I've stopped caring if people see it anymore. Yes I don't showcase them, but nor do I make a lot of effort to hide them. They are apart of me so if people find them hideous or unsettling then **** them. They are...
    Mordacai Mordacai 18-21, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I make my cuts only on the right side.

    O want to show how two faced I really am the pain and depression on one side and the smiles and the joy on the other and people never know that their only getting one side. I'm starting to discover new places. and I like it so what? I like keeping the secret all on its own
    thebladeisbae0718 thebladeisbae0718 13-15, F a week 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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    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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    The cuts don't define me,

    but people will never be able to see past them.
    Iwillfly1day Iwillfly1day 13-15, F 1 Response 4 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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    Cutters are wonderful people.

    I love you all. I see and share your pain.
    styxc styxc 18-21, M 27 Responses Dec 22, 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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    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 24 Responses Apr 28, 2009

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    I dont know how to stop.

    Its like an addiction now and its a need but noone understands. My boyfriend, my family, my friends. They think im just trying to hurt myself on purpose but im not. Its just nice to feel
    rachlin50 rachlin50 22-25, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    when people look at my wrists,

    they ask me "How can you do it that deep? Doesn't it hurt?" my response "No. It's a sense of relief and it feels good" (they look at me like I'm crazy) and who knows maybe I am.....
    keke1432 keke1432 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    on occasion just to remind myself

    that I'm awake, or still alive.. and it dies kinda feel nice
    FabledCity FabledCity 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    If this gets 20+ likes,

    I'll flush my blades. Haven't cut myself in 3 months.
    shiannee17 shiannee17 16-17, F 12 Responses Jan 10

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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 just miss you, and no amount of cuts to my

    arms is going to make you come back
    deadinside0220 deadinside0220 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm just a rude piece of ****

    that needs to die.
    msvlogwars msvlogwars 16-17, F 1 Response