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I Cut My Wrist, It Makes The Pain Go Away

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    Pain

    Sometimes the pain inside is too much compared to the pain you feel outside so you have to even it out.
    hurtinginsideandout hurtinginsideandout 13-15, F Oct 18, 2010

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    Pain

    a manicured hand grips the knife tightly the silver blade reflecting the sun cold on her skin she presses it against her arm until it stings  then in a fast motion she slices her skin standing there shaking she looks at the gushing blood and feels relief an...
    xxSavvyLeaxx xxSavvyLeaxx 13-15, F Dec 24, 2009

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    A Little Cut

    I take the knife and watch as it slices cleany through my skin. I find that the blood I see welling up and the sting I feel for Days keeps me grounded to this world. There are times I feel nothing for so long I cannot tell if I am alive or dead And the sight of my blood and the...
    Jordangirly Jordangirly 36-40, F 6 Responses Sep 19, 2011

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    For The Members Of This Group....

    I want you to Live, because you know what, Life is better because of you. You make things so much better for me, and I am sure for others. I know you are in a dark spot right now, and you want to give up, but please don't.   It scary, and I know that, I understand the pain...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 25, 2009

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    This is beginning to feel like my diary.

    I write in my diary in moments exactly like this when I want to take the scissors and cut my wrist until the pain goes away. Moments that I want to cry of frustration because my family doesn't take the time to get to know me. I'm ******* angry with everyone. I want to scream at...
    Wallflower921 Wallflower921 18-21, F Dec 23, 2013

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    Knife

    I cut. My arms and my wrists. Blood running down my arms. I feel I deserve all the pain. I've cut since 3rd Grade. When I take the blade, it runs through my skin, losing blood. I have been to the hospital twice for blood loss... Cutting eases the pain
    MewKittyCat MewKittyCat 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 17, 2013

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    I Cut My Wrist Befor

    For me cuting wrist its a stupid thing to do , and i was saying that i will never do such thing like that , but one day i get mad and i start crying and then i cut my wrist without feel how i did it , but i feel like it makes the pain go away , by the way i cut my wrist 3 times...
    lifewheel lifewheel 16-17, F Jul 7, 2013

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    Kiss The Pain Away

    I have been cutting since 5 th grade. I cut my arms a lot. But last year it was hard to cut, because I had a P.E uniform. So I cut my legs.I then met markus an ex cutter. He hadnt cut in 3 years. He told me cutting was bad and that I should stop, or he said take it slowly to stop...
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2013

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    If I Feel Pain Then Im Alive

    I see myself in the miror but i dont know if this is my or not i touch and feel everyting but i might be lying to myself. But when i take that knife and it pearsis my skin then i begin to breath and feel the warm bload touches my skin Then the emptynes in my soul disapears and...
    BlackDame BlackDame 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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    Hurt N Pain

    Ive been cutting my wrist since i was 12 i tried talking to someone and they told my mom my mom was pissed and said i was doing it for attention but trust me it wasnt tht i loved the feeling when im down ill cut myself and that sting would tk away all the pain. I have scars now...
    fkpain fkpain 26-30 1 Response Sep 15, 2012

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    You know that feeling when your underwear matches and you feel invincible and can crush millions of men's hearts? I like that feeling.
    SaraRose0616 SaraRose0616 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Feeling like I want to cut so bad sitting hear scratching my arm start racking my brain all I want to do is cut iv been thinking about it non stop I'm going insane. the feeling of...
    Ripjr Ripjr 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I stopped like 2 months ago but now I could see more of those red lines clearly.. I just wanted to cut. It just relieves pain..
    PureLies PureLies 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    So I tried to stop cutting myself. I only lasted two whole days. Today is the third day and I just lost. I can't stop ******* up. First I hurt someone and then I retaliate against...
    Nirvana4Life Nirvana4Life 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Ugh my ex boyf. Who is married and has a pregnant wife Still contacts me.. And it always seems so safe bc he lives in Texas and I live in NY.. But last weekend he was up here and...
    Wallflower921 Wallflower921 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I Started To Cut Yesterday And Its Like An Endless Cycle Im Already Looking At being Anorexic I dont want Hate Saying Im stupid I need tips How do I hide my new Cuts How do i stay...
    Makemeover11 Makemeover11 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    When it first happened I was faced with some of my rights as an American were being taken away from me and I didn't understand that. I have this disorder and lots of people have...
    QueenSarry98 QueenSarry98 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    I cut my legs using a safety pin, I used to do it as punishment for drinking too much bit now I use it as a reward, it makes me feel better and I'm not hurting anyone else, is it...
    TokenCat TokenCat 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I'm not trying to kill myself, I'm just trying to ease the pain. I cut when I feel stupid, or afraid, or overwhelmed, or my PTSD is triggered by seeing abuse or mean people or...
    phorgan1 phorgan1 56-60, M Jul 16

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    had surgery on my dominant shoulder on april 24. it was arthroscopic, had 10 incisions which were done to treat/repair 1 full thickness with a graft and two partial tears, remove...
    pdpcuffed pdpcuffed 66-70, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I started cutting just 3 days before my birthday. It was actually on my grans birthday I started... after I saw my little sister. She can't be with us either. She's got a new...
    keahstanton keahstanton 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 4

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    I used to cut myself. It started when I was in 7th grade (I'm 18 now and just recently graduated), and continued up until a few months ago. I'm not proud of it but I like to share...
    pinkfleshbows pinkfleshbows 18-21, F Jul 12

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    I have crippling pain all the time. Sometimes it's two or more pains at once. Generally I have back pain, ankle pain, neck pain, wrist pain, headaches, and/or migraines.
    kat990 kat990 13-15 3 Responses Jun 28

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    I suffer from depression. the first time i cut myslef was the night my uncle died from lung cancer. i was 12 and it was around midnjght. i had no other way to deal with the pain...
    outsidelookingin99 outsidelookingin99 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I try. I just break so easily. I've tried to let my fears go and not let it consume but I'm a mess. I'm scared. I'm tired of trying and breaking down. I always fail to keep afloat...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Hes left me. Its been a while since iv cut but iv cut myself to bits this time. I tried to feel anything but the pain of being unloved. I feel pathetic, used, unlovable, and...
    Stiggyb Stiggyb 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    My other post: "I used to cut myself" has changed, by the way. I still have those 4 scars, but there are 2 fresh ones. It's odd- the feeling I get after I have done the deed. I'm...
    MyNameMeansLight MyNameMeansLight 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I started cutting myself about 9 months ago. It started as just feeling like **** because i dont have any freinds and no life. But then I started to have back problems. A pinched...
    Nick54 Nick54 18-21, M Jul 14

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    Kind of ironic, isn't it? The way we cut to stop pain. We inflict pain to forget pain. Trade emotional pain for physical pain because it's easier to take. But people don't see this...
    VolleyBallPrincess14 VolleyBallPrincess14 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    **** I've been having the worst week of my life and it all come down to me taking a razor to my skin. This while week I have felt so alone and yesterday I kept crying because I had...
    mymindsalivingnightmare mymindsalivingnightmare 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 10

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    Tell me your pain, Nothing will scare me away. Inflict your damage upon me, I will absorb all your woes. Cut me with your words, My blood will heal you.
    hitmeagain hitmeagain 70+ Jul 4

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    Yesterday I was in the car with my sister in law and she asked me why did u do it again? I said Cus and then she said does it hurt when you cut? I gave her a look like really did...
    cristina44 cristina44 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I can't stand losing my hair, it makes me feel like I'm going to look worse than I did before. My brother makes it worse by telling my dad when he thinks I need a hair cut. Then I...
    samdavis3 samdavis3 16-17, M Jul 3

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    I couldn't feel anything... Pain, happiness, sadness, nothing! I wanted to feel something! Anything! I started cutting... But still could feel nothing. The cutting got worse but...
    believebeautiful believebeautiful 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    When I was a kid I always wanted a family like the ones that I would watch on the television. My mother had 2 jobs during the time. My father well let's say........ Poppa was a...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F Jul 17

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    Somedays are just unbearable. I feel like i'm trapped. So I just do it. I slash my skin, even after promising to stop. People never understand what the pain is like for someone to...
    NickiiO NickiiO 18-21, F Jul 19

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    I've been cutting since the 7th grade. I am now to be a junior in high school. I have been cutting on and off. The longest I have probably went on without cutting is 6-8 months. I...
    dianeemariee dianeemariee 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Ok, so my mom and step dad always argue. Its not physical though. People make fun of me. I am very self concious. I'm 13 and my name is Lauren. I have been cutting for a while now...
    lauren1194 lauren1194 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I try to stop cutting myself but I cant. I like seeing my blood and I like feeling the pain sometimes. I cut my stomach mostly because I feel fat and just wish I could erase my...
    wolfbeliever wolfbeliever 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    This is very personal and a big thing to talk about, if anyone needs to talk.. Message me& I'll try help you however I can and whenever I can :) you are not alone! So... This is my...
    Jodiii14 Jodiii14 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    For some reason whenever I cut I take pictures. I don't know if it helps me or makes me want to stop I just have. The worst time I cut, I had cut 52 times on one arm. I didn't...
    thalassinia thalassinia 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I've lived with depression since I was 9 years old, I grew up thinking it was the ultimate norm and everyone was just expected to keep it under wraps. I didn't start with cutting...
    missjae93 missjae93 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    over a month of hard work wasted and completely ruined just a few mins ago and you know what i dont regret it my arm feels amazing theres no pain just pleasure and that sares me...
    maylane maylane 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    The very first day I had my period, I had just turned twelve a week before. My parents birthday gift to me was to trust me walking around town alone for a set time, and then...
    raylynn24 raylynn24 22-25, F Jul 8

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    I finally got to watch my wife get a cut at the barbers It was awesome watching her sitting there getting a short boys cut by a barber and he really gave her a much shorter cut...
    blackcape blackcape 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I feel so stiff. So alone. I'm in a lot of pain. I tried talking to my mom and she just says all I want is attention... I have gone to the stupid institutions and they do not help...
    shot4me shot4me 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    It's probably the wrong category for this, but I don't care. I thought I was past this. It seemed like I was finally done. I could finally be happy. I was stupid. They told me in...
    JustEndIt JustEndIt 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I've recently been trying to stop for the umpteenth time, but it got to be too hard. I just slipped up and cut. The thing is I've had the urge for days. It just wouldn't go away...
    AllTimeJessica AllTimeJessica 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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