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I Cut My Self

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

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    I swear the worst combination of things to have

    are self harming urges and dermatillomania. My cuts never heal properly because I constantly pick at them and other areas of my skin. I hate this.
    punicorn1 punicorn1 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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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 always seem to be okay

    for a bit but then I will go back to cutting when I can't handle it anymore. Like sometimes I can't handle my feelings no more so I will cut to cope with them. I try to tell my closest friends how I am feeling so I don't cut but then they ignore me or just make me feel worse...
    internationalkoala internationalkoala 18-21, F 5 days 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 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 was doing so good..

    I broke tonight..
    xTheGirlYouWishYouKnewx xTheGirlYouWishYouKnewx 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 18

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    I was clean for around three weeks

    until about 10 minutes ago… I cut again on my hip, I know it was wrong but at the same time I feel relieved like I'm happy that I did it… I feel calm… I feel better
    brokenandbi brokenandbi 18-21, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    It's been a while. I think I need to cut

    tonight... Reason? I have no ******* idea. :'(
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I cut myself early today.

    Mom wasn't home yet and isn't gonna be until 10. I cut myself the number of times I was called worthless. Then a few extra because I just felt bad. The sink was full of blood but you can't even tell now.
    MyDemonsKnowHowToSwim MyDemonsKnowHowToSwim 13-15, M 3 Responses Apr 16

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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'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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    To those who cut: Give it up.

    Throw the razors away and try a lastic band. When you feel the urge to inflict harm simply pull and let go of the band. Helps alot of people! Plus, it leaaves no scars!
    GayTeenGamer133 GayTeenGamer133 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm thinking it might happen again tonight.

    If it does, I know i'll lose count. Oh, well. So much for my streak.
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day 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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    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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    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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    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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    Sometimes I just get bored

    and cut myself. Every time its a little deeper. I do it because it temporarily lets me feel better and I enjoy watching the blood flow down my arm and chest
    jonboy318 jonboy318 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    Depression is a war You

    either win...... Or die trying And right now I'm fighting so hard but giving up just seems right around the corner alls i have to do is cut a little higher and ill finally die and just be at peace no more being bullied no more anxiety no more voices none of it but I have...
    Corneredblades Corneredblades 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 14

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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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    I have been cutting for about 2 years.

    I haven't cut in 2 months. Though I still have scars. Though, the odd part is no one says anything. I'm not sure if they notice and don't want to bring it up or don't notice. If they notice, why don't they help me. I haven't told anyone except anonymously online. If my parents...
    maddslol maddslol 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 16

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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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    I self harm regularly,

    I wish I didn't but I do ??
    michael1129 michael1129 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 14

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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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    Time to cut the stomach up to punish

    for thinking of bingeing..
    ThinWish ThinWish 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Simiyes Simiyes 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I made a deal with my boyfriend that

    if he cuts i can cut and if i cut he can cut. I cut yesterday and i did not tell him and i still have not. Is it wrong of me that i won't tell him? He is doing so good with not having the urges i won't let him get hurt because of me again.
    ThatOneKidDx ThatOneKidDx 13-15, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    alice123422 alice123422 13-15, F 5 Responses Oct 29, 2014

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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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    Im so fed up with people thinking

    that Im ******* lying on here when Im nit just leave me the **** alone I have a hard enough time trying to not to ******* cut
    Summerdogs Summerdogs 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day 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 13 Responses Oct 7, 2011

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    I cut my thighs today,

    I was so vicious and now the keep bleeding
    michael1129 michael1129 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I cut myself because I guess sometimes I feel

    as though the whole world is against me and I deserve to feel pain. But the funny thing is the pain begins to be pleasure and seeing the blood is almost intoxicating. The scars left behing make me feel strong but embarrassed.
    Dakota15 Dakota15 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day 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 10 Responses Mar 30

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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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    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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    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 think cutting myself is

    so pointless but why am i still doing it? :(
    rawan99 rawan99 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    I can't stop, a lot of things happen

    and all of the emotions start building up until I can't take it anymore and I need that sense of release… I promised my boyfriend that I would stop cutting but sometimes I still do and I feel horrible
    brokenandbi brokenandbi 18-21, F 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    I messed up this weekend twice!

    I hadn't cut in years, but this weekend I did. I was in so much pain and so depressed. I had no where to turn and I hurt myself. I regret it and am swearing to myself it won't happen again-ever. But, when I say ever, in the back of my head I say I cannot do it. I am saying to...
    BrokenWander BrokenWander 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I had this thought about what

    if I cut after drinking coffee and coffee poured out XD. I couldn't decide if blood would be in it or not. Hahaha😂
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response 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'm not gonna hide my cuts anymore,

    I'm just gonna show them tomorrow. I don't care about trying to hide them. If anyone in my class is bothered then they can **** off :)
    josef2000 josef2000 13-15, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    danny9984 danny9984 13-15, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    The one person I tell everything to is mad at

    himself, so he refuses to talk to me . Now I feel like I have to hurt myself because of what happens in my own life and how he just made me feel..
    toxicpastels toxicpastels 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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