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I Cut My Skin When Im Angry Or Sad

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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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    I wanna cut so bad but there's nothing to cut

    with like wtf he doesn't even ******* care about me he cares about ugh I jae every ******* thing
    adoreeceleste adoreeceleste 16-17, F Feb 11, 2014

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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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    The Dangers Of Parrafin Wax

    I have been doing some extensive research on candles and found that parrafin is made of  petroleum oil. So NON soy candles have this cancerous combination of TOXIC ingredients [ crude oil , animal fat  dyes , and fake fragrance ]. NON soy candles can stain your clothes , your...
    humilitea humilitea 26-30, M Feb 29, 2012

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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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    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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    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 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

    When I bottom out, I do cut myself. Its a high the feeling I get when the blade slides across my skin and the beautiful bright red blood comes gushing down my skin. For a brief moment, I know something beautiful can come from me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 25, 2013

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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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    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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    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 5 Responses Jan 4, 2009

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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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    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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    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 2 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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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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    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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    This Is For " Bloodshot "

    My goal in life is to sell personal alarms that women can wear on them or pepper spray. In 1997 I rescued a woman from being beaten by her ex , I was on workmans comp and had the time to still help others. This person I rescued is now maaried and did not think she was going to...
    humilitea humilitea 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 27, 2011

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    Im feeling down ******* down right now

    and idk if i should act strong anymore, istg the urge is so strong but i want to recover
    flamedoll flamedoll 16-17, F Sep 10, 2014

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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 do it just a couple of times .

    I'm not sure why I do it but it makes me feel whole . Sometimes the cuts leave scars and everyday I look at those scars to show just how alone I feel .
    VoodooBlood VoodooBlood 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2014

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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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    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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    I cut myself when im sad

    because it gives me the feeling of being relieved. Although not completely.
    annaambrose annaambrose 16-17 Jan 12

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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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    Will2148 Will2148 13-15, M Jan 29

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    When immense sadness fills my heart I don't know how to cope or what to do. Sometimes I don't even understand why I feel sad or down. Sometimes my reaction and self hate surprises...
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    This is going to be a long one. Stick around if you want... I cut myself again... Again, I think this is about the 5th time i said i was going to stop. If any of you read my...
    Nick54 Nick54 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 1

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    I absolutely love the feeling of the sun warming my skin when I am outside. I am an outdoorsy kind of woman. I love being in the pool, sunbathing, gardening, eating and drinking...
    middleagedfemalemom middleagedfemalemom 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 30

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    I think smiling helps to force you out of the blues sometimes. Even though it's the last thing you want to do when your sad, it does have a way of lightening your mood and lifting...
    ScienceExperiment ScienceExperiment 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    its calming the type of music i listen to when im sad isnt really the type normal people would listen to
    johnny437 johnny437 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    Great...i'm depressed noe and stuck in my house with my mom...she won't let me sleep during the day and i can't cut myself when she is around...damn i hate this so much
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    I believe having a good cry is really healthy. I love sad movies just so I can let it all out. I know it's not a movie but Skins season 2 episode 9 always a go to for me.
    MaxyD MaxyD 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I am so angry right now my chest is incredibly sore. This complete ******* shoved my 67yo mother around simply because she had the gall to confront him about his illegal behaviour...
    dicavill dicavill 41-45 5 hrs ago

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    This is REALLY long, but I feel I have to share my experience. My fiance and I met when I was in 9th grade and he was in 10th grade. We went to the same high school and met through...
    NewMommy2015 NewMommy2015 18-21, F Feb 17

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    Admittedly it was when I was a child and hadn't gone through puberty, but I've been called cute, nonetheless.
    xam3580 xam3580 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    Really angry! Down right pissed off!!! My husband of 30 years committed suicide this past summer. My mom has attempted suicide 9 times! NINE TIMES!! The most recent one 2 weeks...
    mSunUp mSunUp 41-45 1 Response Jan 31

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    Being depressed over a girl isn't cool. And whats worse, i am afraid of letting my friends, family know because i don't want to be laughed at. Even if i know they won't. For over a...
    Lance142Vance Lance142Vance 16-17, M Feb 5

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    I sneeze whenever I walk outside or walk past a window >.< it's annoying when someone opens the blinds and you start to sneeze or almost falling down the stairs because you have to...
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    In completely surrendering my broken marriage to God with so much sorrow last week its finally surfaced...I am sooo angry...Like I have never been so enraged at my situation, at...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    And i know that the feelings is mutual. It's not that she had told me but i feel it when i catch her staring back at me. We always do that "staring". It's like we have this game...
    mykimchi mykimchi 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Great rejoicings in the house! My lord and master has scored some kind of one upmanship over someone he works with. He is mighty pleased with himself, I can tell you. Despite all...
    damselfly damselfly 51-55, F 4 hrs ago

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    I'm very angry. I'm 24. I bust my *** in a serving job, maintaining my finances of over $2k a month as well as supporting my mother because she is bad with money. I do everything...
    CharmedAmour CharmedAmour 22-25, F Feb 1

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    I've cut for a while now with the blades in a disposable razor or pencil sharpener. I hav a problem though- it doesn't bleed or hurt enough. Is there any way to get the blades out...
    falloutboyloverr falloutboyloverr 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    I think I'm cute anyway, though I should admit I'm not 100% a lesbian, I do swing a little bi :)
    MissMeganC MissMeganC 22-25, F 11 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    "are you supposed to be in my life? I won't close the door if you're supposed to be, but... " i've had that struggle recently with an ex-friend. We started out really good...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    trust me. open up ur thoughts and become receptive. know for Cerrain where all capable of abuse. make your self believe your anything besides ****. I say and u accept. I take and...
    tradingsinsandscars tradingsinsandscars 31-35, M 5 hrs ago

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