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I Cut My Skin When Im Angry Or Sad

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    Too Much.

    I think mostly for me it's a...stress reliever and makes me focus on something different. I don't do it every time I'm upset just when I can't take it anymore. Something really has to push me to the edge for it to happen. In some ways I'm ashamed of myself for it but in some ways...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 22, 2012

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    When Its All to Much

    i feel the need to punnish myself, i like to cut deep into my arm legs and body, i call this faceing the consiquences. when friends hate me i go cut myself i use to right what was bothering me on my stomach now its a whole new story, im not proud of this, but when i dont do it i...
    fallenchild fallenchild 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 30, 2008

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    Only a Couple Times

    I don't do it a lot. I've only done it a couple times, when the shame and anger against myself boiled over. I do it mostly with my fingernails, but I've also done it with a broken bowl, a razor blade, and a pocket knife. It helped me deal with my pain, and it was a way of...
    oahugirl77 oahugirl77 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    My Story

    When I was 14 I first time cutted myself. I was still in highschool and I really didn't have friends, my schoolmates were beating me and I went to school social worker almost every day. That noone liked was bad, but when in summer a bad guy did something, i couldn't stand it...
    amantedeti amantedeti 22-25, F Mar 1, 2011

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    It Makes Me Feel Better

    it all started when i was 12. i was being repetedly raped by my best friend and her uncle and i hated myself. i watched my best friends kill themselves and i wanted to feel something else. so i took a sharp knife and cut my arms. the pleasure i felt shocked me. i loved the rush...
    sebie sebie 16-17, F 6 Responses Jan 4, 2009

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    I Cant Stop

    i started cutting when i was 12 years old, when i was 11 my grandpa was in the hospital dying of cancer me and my mom went to go see him and when he saw me he called me every name in the book and it crushed me. i cried and asked him whats going on and he said im no granddaughter...
    daynamay daynamay 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2012

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    I Cut My Skin When I'm Angry Or Sad

    I don't do it often, i don't normally get really angry, but if i do, then that's what happens. Last night me and my boyfriend of a year and half got into a fight, we had been to a Halloween party and both had been drinking, but he started being really nasty when we got home...
    AnonnGirl AnonnGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2013

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    I Cant Seem To Stop

    i promised my mother i would stop after she foundout but then things just got alot worse . i didnt for about a month and then something happened and i just started again and it makes me feel like everything is better for a while but then something else bad happens that makes me...
    deswaq deswaq 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 28, 2010

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    Be Happy

    hey guys!!! life is short! try to be happy,im down all the time but i try to kill that! my friend told me the past is history,the future is a mystery, and now is a gift thats why they cal it the present!! lol,a little corny? i know! but i mean try laughing,laughing releases...
    krazytrinity krazytrinity 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 9, 2013

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    I Cut Because .......and I Havn't Stopped

    it all started when my mom got date raped or so she said i know what your thinking that might be a little insensitive but ull see why i say that latter in the story. she said she wus date raped when i was 9. i was kinda of daughter but more like a friend . she started getting...
    bloodshot bloodshot 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 18, 2008

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    Burn

    i cut and burned alot for help because i was scared to ask for it. i have third degree burns on my arms and carvings on my legs, ive been diagnosed with self mutilation and i have been clean for 2 months and 16 days. i want to do it so badly because of things with friends and...
    Yankees2 Yankees2 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 16, 2011

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    My Life

    Hi my name is Hannah I cutt myself.I gusseI cut because of how my life has been so far. I'll start by saying my parents fought and I mean FOUGHT not "YOU NEED TO GET A JOB" but the find of fighting with fistes,guns,and hammers and not just when I was asleep...
    mytearstainsred mytearstainsred 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2008

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    I don't cut just because I'm sad

    or mad, because I am depressed... I just want to die! And I'm still alive because suicide is a sin and I don't think I have the guts to point a gun on my head, my grandpa fought to not get a bullet in his head. I don't think I have the guts to put a knife through me, because I...
    ollirtsixela ollirtsixela 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 21, 2013

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    Rush

    why... why must one slice with a razor feel so good? :'( i need help... why because thats what i rezort to... i say just one slice but it ends up being more... iam losing everyone to be in control... idk y i do this to myself i need help
    mearoundme mearoundme 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2013

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    I Hurt Myself

    I was thinking about killing myself when I was 15. I had some problems then. Fist my dog's death, later my granpa's, new school and some other typical for that age problems. I thought about cutting my skin then too but i didn't do it. Probably it was a start of my depression wich...
    lovelessbutterfly lovelessbutterfly 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 1, 2009

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    I Do It All The Time And I Like It!

    Sometimes I feel like living being only for presence is too much. I hate myself. I hate everything about me. People say I am talented I can sing, dance and draw...well if I do..I don't really care all of my dreams are just gone...what to dream for when I have no one to share...
    sophietodorova sophietodorova 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2012

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    Bloody Path

    X Marks The Spot,But Watch Your Step It’s a Bloody Trial.It’s Known To Start Off As A Painful Dangerous Path But Soon Enough You Become So Lost On The Path You Become Numb.You Start To Adapt.It’s Your Getaway. Your Little Secret Place.
    BlackroseVsWhiterose BlackroseVsWhiterose 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2012

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    I Don't Get It, But I Do It.t.

     It just happens! I can't control it anymore! It is taking over my life! A grand total of 1 amazing awesome guy knows I cut. Alot of my time is spent trying to hide the scars! It all started with the weed eater, and now it is every night that I cut. Today blood was dripping...
    dumbblonde dumbblonde 18-21 3 Responses Sep 30, 2008

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    I Started Because

    i did so at first because i was completly deppressed, my friends had gone completly against me, and i hated it, and cutting was the only pain that i could control. i wasnt doing it to kill but just to have a distraction in away. i stopped for a while but recently started.... idk...
    highonanimeXD highonanimeXD 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    Sometimes it just feels good to do some slow pickin
    Sratomasfer1 Sratomasfer1 18-21, M Mar 26

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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 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I deal with enough and have been diagnosed professionally with severe depression so I am depressed a lot. My mom and her bf are arguing and we need him financially, I don't know...
    VerdlaTal VerdlaTal 13-15, T 1 Response Apr 8

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    I was 11 when I first started cutting. Thats when the bullying started. I moved to a new neighborhood. I had no friends. No one wanted me around. I was like a disgusted disease. I...
    peacefullover peacefullover 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    It's getting hard to breathe. The pain overwhelms me all the time. At times I start crying and screaming for no reason. I've been pretending to be happy for so long....I know my...
    Josephineong Josephineong 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    .....I cut myself for the first time about 3 weeks ago.... It stung. I remember the night so clearly. I was depressed because I found out my crush had sex with another girl when I...
    WolfGirl31 WolfGirl31 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So I hadn't cut since march 18th but today I cut again. Today is the 2 year anniversary of when my best friend left me and killed herself. It was really hard today. I spent it and...
    CeBeY1 CeBeY1 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    It's been almost a week since I cut. Monday evening it will be a week. I had a bad dream last night. I dreamed that I had cut myself on my arms. Even though I had just cut recently...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Oh I hate the "poor me" attitude but christ poor me! I am having such a bad night I think that everything that can go wrong is going wrong. I just broke down crying.... it has been...
    funsnowgal funsnowgal 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I have suffered with poor mental health for many years following my divorce. I always felt not good enough in my marriage. I could never understand why I felt I always had to be...
    StandingDown StandingDown 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I used to cut my left arm only because I was right handed. I did it for quite some time.. I did it because of breakups or complications in a relationship with a guy such as arguing...
    Icantcutanymore Icantcutanymore 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I cut myself, I'm so depressed and angry. I'm only 13 but I have recently stated cutting, I use "being tired" as an excuses for being depressed. I am sleep deprived though, but...
    purgahja purgahja 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Me and my sister just got in a physical fight, I honestly could of killed her I was so angry she always starts fights with me and thinks of supposed to do nothing. I just can't...
    lovingmeyousee lovingmeyousee 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    It's been 2 weeks. 2 damn weeks. What p--sses me off the most is that people make fun of cutters. Stfu you don't know what were going through. Yesterday i went to my art class and...
    LolaBones LolaBones 16-17, F Apr 8

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    So, my life is good. I am not suffering from depression (as far as I know) school is fine, I have friends, my relationship with my family is good (my bro is going through puberty...
    foreverme71 foreverme71 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    sad sad sad *sigh* #foreveralone :3
    yaysandwich yaysandwich 18-21, F 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Best response to a bad day at work is ways running. No need to be upset or get angry just run run run.
    Ropes4u Ropes4u 46-50, M 9 mins ago

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    I smoke because I have no one worth stopping for I drink to kill the pain of the realization that I'm utterly and totally alone I daydream because life is better there I don't...
    paradoxkey paradoxkey 16-17, F 17 mins ago

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    Here's a pic of what my arm used to look like. It's still scarred and each one of them shows a battle that I lost with myself. I still cut and I see a therapist but they do not...
    bulimicbixtch49 bulimicbixtch49 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I remember when there were no commercials by 1986 I had stopped watching it now it's part of what I call the jerry springer broadcast company idiots on demand scripted reality it's...
    CaptPetemoss CaptPetemoss 41-45, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Sometimes when I am sad I feel like cutting myself to get rid of tensions. I know it's bad. I really want to cut today, but I know I shouldn't because I'm a professional and I don...
    GenineFilS GenineFilS 18-21, F Mar 29

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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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    I've cut myself twice, not deep.. More like 2 scratches. I've been through a lot and through it all I regret putting those two cuts on my arm. I wish I could say I've Never done...
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Sometimes I cut all the time and it comes in in fazes. Like I will be happy for about a week or two then all of a sudden I will become really depressed and start to cut. Recently I...
    fxiries fxiries 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    It's my number one addiction and I can't help but always say yes to it. Cutting is my only relief but I cut all over my body so much that I have to dress like it's winter all the...
    bulimicbixtch49 bulimicbixtch49 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I am a 29 year old mother of two who is married to a man who has been self destructing for almost the entire last decade. When we met we were only 19 & I was too naive to see how...
    yogibird85 yogibird85 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Tonight's going to be another round of "Let's See How Many Cuts I Can Make, and How Deep They'll Be". Life is bullshit anyway.
    BloodintheWater BloodintheWater 13-15, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I went to school for computer technology, and became good friends with my professor. He is great guy but, he lets the little things get him down. He is a little scatter brained...
    Igotsnikt Igotsnikt 36-40, M 10 hrs ago

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    What is a lesbian , I've been reading posts and stories about lesbians and they love women , the look , feel , touch , taste and smell of the female body , they love how a woman's...
    Nunlover Nunlover 36-40, M 2 hrs ago

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    I hate pretending that I'm fine when I'm clearly not.
    life14 life14 18-21, F 1 Response 35 mins ago

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    You know what I just love? How my dad tells me that I should stop cutting myself just cause it's wrong in his and gods eyes. Well honestly, I don't give a **** about what he thinks...
    ItsDawnHeree ItsDawnHeree 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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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 4 days ago

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