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I Cut Myself Because Of Depression

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    My best friend and guy told my mum and dad that something was up, now I have to go and tell them everything. I don't know what to say. I said I would do it before but I kept...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I Cut Myself And I'M 13 - My life gets so hard at times I don't know what to do anymore I ant run off my problems write them down or even talk about them I used to use music to...
    Lostbeautifulangel Lostbeautifulangel 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 26, 2013

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    I Cut Myself - I started to cut myself at the beginning of this year. I started to feel depressed and it just felt like the only thing i could do at the time. As the year went on...
    problemsismymiddlename problemsismymiddlename 16-17 1 Response Nov 19, 2012

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    Getting That Urge Again... - It has been 51 days since I last cut myself, but the urge is getting harder to resist. I keep trying to find other outlets, other coping skills, but...
    kateegirl kateegirl 18-21, F 2 Responses May 21, 2012

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    I cut myself brava use of depression and all the bad thighs that are happening to me
    Nyamal Nyamal 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Addictive - For me, every day without cutting is a small victory. I used to be very dependent on cutting. Every time I got sad, or angry, or frustrated, I would cut just so it...
    heyyitsericaxx heyyitsericaxx 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 27, 2013

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    A Seven Year Struggle - It's hard for me to type this out because I'm used to keeping it inside. I've been self-mutilating myself for seven years. It started when I was thirteen...
    Jessiex07 Jessiex07 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 8, 2010

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    I tried 2 go 2day clean but I couldnt do it.spit relieves me of everything and every1.i wish I could stop but I know I cant
    fredlez2306 fredlez2306 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 15

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    Hi...i am very depressed so I tried to,cut,myself ,,first through a pencil. It feels nice to cut. Next,time,I will,try a razor. Wish ne,luck.😋
    divich divich 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I'm Lost. - I love my family and friends to death but I'm fighting depression and nobody knows about it. One person does and it's my best friend. He doesn't know why though and I...
    AmIAllAlone1996 AmIAllAlone1996 16-17, F Dec 2, 2013

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    I Hated Myself - I have cut or harmed myself periodically for the past 4 years. Everything happened when my "best friend" at the time started sending me angry emails. I hated...
    OnyxVioletSky OnyxVioletSky 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 17, 2012

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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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    Please, Try To Help Me Out. - I'm 14 years old. I'm a straight A student, volleyball player, cheerleader, Directioner, Ed-Head and Rusher, I've won writing comps and spelling bees...
    vannyrannybanny vannyrannybanny 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19, 2012

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    Abstracted. - I hate the cold. It makes me upset, lethargic and moody. But. At the same time, I love the cold. I can wear long-sleeves and cut myself up as much as I want and no...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 56-60, M Dec 8, 2013

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    I Need A Decent Friend To Talk To! - I've been suffering from depression all my life! I started cutting myself at the age of 9! I'm ashamed to say its become an addiction! Tonight...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Aug 30, 2011

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    I think I started cutting - just recently - to remind myself I could still feel something, anything; even physical pain gets me out of my head for a while. It's strange how...
    LiquidThinking LiquidThinking 41-45, M Apr 1

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    I Cut Myself Because I Feel Unadequate. - About 7 months ago I looked at my razor in the shower and thought "I'm depressed, I should do something about it".That night was the first...
    messeduppoet messeduppoet 13-15, F 9 Responses Sep 27, 2012

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    yesterday I couldn't help myself, I was just so down and I had no idea what about. I needed to feel my own body again I guess. everyday I feel so numb to the world around me.
    thelostgirl25 thelostgirl25 22-25, F Mar 22

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    I get big blades and cut deep as I can I don't stop till I see blood.....a lot of blood no one knows my pain
    jkbabejolly jkbabejolly 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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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...
    BlurredBeyondTheStarsx BlurredBeyondTheStarsx 13-15, T 1 Response Nov 3, 2013

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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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    I have been a cutter for five years. I cut my thighs and my left wrist and have been taken to the hospital twice for cutting my wrist (although I definitely should have had my legs...
    NightLightCrimes NightLightCrimes 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 11

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    The Ultimate Release - So if your reading this your probably wondering what could be so bad that someone would want to take the ultimate step and disappear from what we know as...
    libra604 libra604 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 3, 2012

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    Red Relive - Sitting in the corner alone, the cold darkness in the room threatening to swallow me, surrounding my heart The pain in my heart welcoming the darkness as my soul...
    0love 0love 18-21 3 Responses Oct 5, 2013

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    Broken - This happened a couple weeks ago but I think I'm ok enough to talk about it... my husband has been deployed for about 4months now. Its hard but everyone keeps saying...
    NavyBlueBunny NavyBlueBunny 26-30, F Nov 13, 2013

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    I Did It Because It Felt Better... - So, I've been cutting since I was in about 8th grade. It's been something I've wanted to stop for a really long time, but I just don't know how...
    IdontMissYou IdontMissYou 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 27, 2011

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    Need Help.... - I've been trying to stop cutting, I've gone over two weeks but the temptation is getting worse. I have no much to lose if I cut again now and all of it I can't go...
    K3ru54 K3ru54 13-15, F 6 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    Back - I have not cut myself in 12 years but have started again..never thought i would but i can't turn back now. The pain inside me is too much for me too handle .That first...
    emery777 emery777 41-45, F 23 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    I used to cut then I stopped since my parents found out and they said if they saw another cut they would take me to a hospital so I was clean for 3 months.But I just cut myself...
    awkwardunicorn awkwardunicorn 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I can't do it! I've been cut free for about 5 weeks now and I can't ******* cope! I know it, I know I'm going to relapse tonight! My head is killing me and I'm trembling as I type...
    ALooserLikeMe ALooserLikeMe 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2013

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    is not really depression but when I feel like I'm useless and unwanted and pain in the heart...and I feel better after doing that but now I tried not to because of my believes to...
    Nikkioh Nikkioh 13-15, F Feb 15

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    My Scars Won't Fade Away - I'm 14 years old, and I've been cutting since I was 11. I'm not even sure if I'm actually depressed, but it really feels like it. And I'm not saying that...
    rebstone rebstone 13-15 3 Responses May 2, 2012

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    "She Has Scars Under Her Sleeves" - I was born. That's how it always starts. Being born. Because of that, you live. And if you live long enough, you start thinking. That...
    Emolia Emolia 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 16, 2012

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    I'm a junior in college. I recently lost my best friend, but I've been struggling with being raped by my boyfriend at 16. I feel worthless, dirty, ugly, and lifeless. I have a...
    saxysteph saxysteph 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 24

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    Pain - It feels good the cold metal object scraping against your skin, the pain you feel reminds you You're Not Numb. You smile at the artwork on your skin. The puffiness of flesh...
    WolfChild12 WolfChild12 16-17, F Nov 4, 2013

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    What Was I Doing - Hey this is my first time doing this so don't judge. I'm 14 and currently a freshman in highschool :P I have been "self harming" for about 3 months it started...
    Fakesmiles28 Fakesmiles28 13-15 1 Response Mar 15, 2013

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    Every time you cut yourself take a petal off a flower, eventually you'll realize you're killing something beautiful... If I can quit anybody can. Anybody feel free to message me...
    LivviyLove LivviyLove 16-17, F Mar 23

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    I've only recently been diagnosed with depression. But I've had OCD, bipolar disorder, ADD and ADHD my entire life. I've been struggling with self harm since I was 11. I started...
    marebear12345 marebear12345 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    Scratching - I am about to the point of scratching again. Like, I seriously can't handle all this **** I'm going through.  Between guys, family, friends, and church, I can't take...
    drummergrl06 drummergrl06 22-25, F Nov 18, 2013

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    A Simple Cut - I was at my boyfriend's. My boyfriend filled me with so much joy. But I had to leave at 8, and according to his clock, it was only 8:05. So I went home (right across...
    Aeroflaire Aeroflaire 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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    Because i can't take it anymore my uncle,grand uncle,grandmother,our poor life,being ignore by my family,bully words that they're saying against me and this empty feeling, and my...
    lachrymosejessa lachrymosejessa 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    My Scars Won't Fade Away - I'm 14 years old, and I've been cutting since I was 11. I'm not even sure if I'm actually depressed, but it really feels like it. And I'm not saying that...
    rebstone rebstone 13-15 1 Response May 2, 2012

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    I cut myself today because of what happened with my brother and the 2nd oldest boy in our family found out and he talked to me but I still have a very strong urge to cut myself and...
    Dancelover279 Dancelover279 13-15, F Mar 24

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    I wake up with a cloud of depression over me everyday. Especially during the school year. I think sometime's it'll get better but it doesn't.
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F Jan 3

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    To Everyone Who Suffers Form Depression And Cuts... ≪3 - I joined this group even though I don't fight or battle depression as you all do. Why did I join this group? Because, I...
    BlahBlahUNICORNS BlahBlahUNICORNS 18-21, F Aug 17, 2013

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    The First Cut - Right, my first cut was on the hardest time of my life. It was when my boyfriend died in a car accident. I cried for days and one day I went out and picked up a...
    anonperson112 anonperson112 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 5, 2013

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    How do you persuade people that it isn't anything they have done or anything that is wrong with your life? I have been depressed for as long as I can remember and now my parents...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Ashamed Of The Person In The Mirror.. - Tonight is March 13, 2013. It is 11:49 pm when I am starting to write this out. These are my feeling about most things. This is my final...
    weepingblood21 weepingblood21 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    What'S Am I Thinking?! - I do t know why I'm sinking into depression right now. I keep looking air something that I can use to hurt myself though. I'm at the college and I almost...
    tigerlily1994 tigerlily1994 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2013

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    Stop The World, I'm Getting Off. - A broken mirror, A bleeding first, Holding onto a silver razor, As tears stream down, Onto lips unkissed. She is not one that will be missed. I...
    bigeyesseemore bigeyesseemore 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    Tonight was the first night. I've just been feeling so down recently. Like no one cares for me. And I just needed to know that I was awake. And that this wasn't just a dream. That...
    ThePainWithin ThePainWithin 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I Deserve To Cut Myself - my life so far has been a huge **** up, i get bad grades, the one girl that means everything to me ive done nothing to but hurt, well at least thats what...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 27, 2013