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I Cut Myself, Im Looking For Help to Stop

This is a group where people who cut themselves can talk about their experiance and share with people who have been through it, and not be judged for what they do or have done 164 People

    I'm 24 years old and I still cut myself.

    It was my vice before I discovered drugs to numb out but sometimes it's just not enough. I'm still trying to wrap my head around why I do this.... But like any addiction we can all stop if we wanted to. So, I'm going to make a promise to all of you. Every time I feel the urge to...
    Omgroar Omgroar 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    Silent Screams

    I was in the garage, i found a peice of a broken beer bottle. I always wondered what it was like. So i took it to the bathroom and disinfected it, i found a sharp point and cut a small slit in the back of my wrist. Only about a centimeter long. It didnt hurt so i tried my knee...
    smellycheeseball smellycheeseball 13-15 1 Response Mar 13, 2012

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    I tried to start the New Year without any new

    scars.....that didn't go well. 5 more. But I think it will get better I hope. I just have so much stress and being not aloud to be in my little brothers life is like the worst thing ever. I don't understand my life all it is, is pressure, stress, restless nights, teary eyes, sad...
    TealMarie TealMarie 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Be Proud.

    After 6 years.I can say Im better.Thank you to everyone on here that has talked me through it all. I'm happy to say that I can smile again.Ive been clean for a year, today.Thank youAnd remember.It does get better :)
    woah666 woah666 18-21, F Feb 12, 2012

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    I Will Always Remember This Day.

    Today- November 27, 2012- is the day that I decided that I was done with cutting. I gave my friend my scissors so I wouldn't be tempted. I'm so proud of myself. But I'm already missing them. I also made my friend throw his knife away. We are going to get through this together...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 28, 2012

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    My Story

    well I started cutting when I was in grade 5. I remember it was because of a presentation i heard about in school. It started with little cuts here in there with months in between but the older i got the more frequent and sever they got. It felt amazing. when i was cutting it was...
    BabyCake BabyCake 16-17 7 Responses Dec 4, 2008

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    you've ruined me forever

    i hav cut myself since 6th grade-- and i want to stop soon the only reason i started was bcuz my family, the endless fights, days gone by without seeing some of them, pulling me in the middle of it. i have SOO many scars on my arms and neck bcuz of them So far my best...
    AwesomePerson AwesomePerson 16-17, F 8 Responses Dec 27, 2008

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    I Think I Am Trapped...

    I'm fourteen and have been cutting for just about a year now. About a month ago I finally came to the conclusion that I am addicted to self harm. I need it and now I feel trapped. I can't even stay clean for a month without having a panic attack and searching the house for...
    YourDisasterInEverAfter YourDisasterInEverAfter 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    I've tried......I really have.

    But what would you have done if u felt like the walls were closing in on you???......Yeah, I panicked and the first thing i might have reached for was the razor, but so what???........Who gives a rat's head about what i do??? I guess I'm once again on my own........
    Cordell16 Cordell16 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Whats Wrong Wit Me?

    So ive been clean for a while. I was so proud, 2 months and no cutting, i mean i wwas gettin mad but i wouldnt cut. But last night i found a razor. All theangeer ive been trying to hold in came back. I didnt even realize i was doing until there was about three blood...
    woah666 woah666 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2009

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    Beginning : Young & Naive . End: Indecisive.

    I was fourteen at the time. I just back from the hospital because of yet another anxiety atrack. My mom kept saying ill be ok, theres nothing wrong. I was in my room , by myself and i had this key that had this really weird but sharp end . It wasnt like any i had before. I used...
    Kat5683 Kat5683 18-21, F Jul 4, 2012

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    Pain

    it was a rainy day and i was just bottteling all my feelingsmy mother had promised to take me to youth that night but she ddnt...which just made things  worse...i found a very sharp blade in my fathers tool boxi disinfected itwhent to my room and started cryingi cut n cut n cut...
    mthembu mthembu 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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    I Can't Believe I Started Again

    I haven't cut in nearly two years. There have been some times where I really wanted to, but I stopped myself. I went to a therapist in grade 12 and found ways to make myself happier. My life was going so well. Then last night, I was having such a bad day. I capped it off by...
    ness89 ness89 22-25, F 10 Responses Mar 4, 2009

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    Hello. I am Bailey. I am seventeen years old.

    I started cutting myself when I was fourteen. The first time I did it, I used a key. I carved someone's initials into my forearm. My mom found out and got really mad. Not sad, just angry. Well, I started again when I was fifteen and cut for a couple months around once a...
    Baileywelch12 Baileywelch12 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I Hate It But I Need It.

    So I started cutting in 6th grade. I had stopped, and didn't cut my entire 7th grade year. But this year, 8th grade, I'm that "weird girl." I get stared at and called emo and a freak. I relapsed after the first week of school. I never cut my wrists though. Only my shoulder and...
    xkenziekatx xkenziekatx 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2013

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    I Self Harm

    I had to get stitches again. Six this time. I cut way to deep; I was just so careless. I can't let this happen anymore.
    Mcayon2009 Mcayon2009 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2013

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    I Cut Myself Today...ughh

    im 13 and i cut myself daily. I cut myself today because well long story short my boyfriend that i love to death only wants me for sex. Which made me upset. So i started to cry. And just sat there in the corner of my room starring at my knifes. And i cut my wrist. I feel like its...
    emoish89 emoish89 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2009

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    I'm Tired Of It

    I'm 13 and basically I cut myself because I think that I'm to blame for everyone's misfortunes. I hate me. I hate my mom too, she thinks she knows everything and that everyone else is inferior. She is also an alcoholic who loves to go hang out with new deadbeat boyfriends who she...
    kemikoaka kemikoaka 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2009

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    Hi their looking for people to text no creeps

    or weirdoes lol I'm a 21 dude hears my cell 5802777084 hit me up
    guitars1992 guitars1992 18-21 Aug 1

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    My Story

    My name is Justine, I'm 15 years old. I started cutting about 2 months ago, I know that doesn't seem like a long time but once I started I was cutting ever day 2 or 3 times. I don't even really know why I started in the first place, I don't have that bad a life, good...
    Mystickitty Mystickitty 18-21, F 10 Responses Oct 4, 2009

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    October 23

    I just want to start blogging like everyday. I mean this is anonymous, right? No one knows who I am and know one will know who I am talking about. This way I can actually say what I want to say without anyone ever finding out the truth about me. It's perfect. Except nothing...
    melissa567 melissa567 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2012

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    It Started More Than A Year Ago...

    My Dad run out of the house. He said we were all a mistake, these 30 years of marriage and me and my 5 brothers and sisters were all mistakes, he had wasted his life on us, during this 30 years he tried to leave my mom for other women 4 times, but this time he really did it.That...
    BJxp BJxp 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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    Help!

    last night when i was cleaning the dishes i found a knife and remembered everyone calling me an emo *** so i picked up a steak knife and tried to cut myself but it didnt work so i got a sharper knife and started to cut first i sliced straight across my hand then my wrists then...
    matthewsw matthewsw 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 13, 2012

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    So i've cut my self for the first time.

    I just really tired and confused of my situation. I dont know who can help me anymore. So i took the cutter and cut my hand. Its not deep, not leave a scar, but i think when i on that situation again, i could cut my hand again. You see that red part on my hand? Yep that was the...
    Kinanti Kinanti 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    Lost

    I just cut myself. I have so many scars on my arms and people know what I'm doing but ignore it or think I'm mental. I started doing this as a way to cope with a "relationship" I was in. I started about a year ago. Whenever he would get mad at me he switches from Dr. Jekyll to...
    misaquinn misaquinn 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 5, 2010

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    Roses are red, violets are blue,

    Sugar is sweet, and so are you. But the roses are wilted, and the violets are dead, The sugar bowl is empty, and my wrists are stained red3
    BrokenBrunette BrokenBrunette 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2013

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    Pain

    it was a rainy day and i was just bottteling all my feelingsmy mother had promised to take me to youth that night but she ddnt...which just made things  worse...i found a very sharp blade in my fathers tool boxi disinfected itwhent to my room and started cryingi cut n cut n cut...
    mthembu mthembu 13-15, F Mar 30, 2012

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    He Use To Cut Himself

    Hi everyone. It has been laid on my heart to share with you about the man in the bible who Jesus delivered. He used to cut himself and it reminds me of all the people who suffer great pain and cut themself to get some relief. I have also shared some testimonies below. A Demon...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F Dec 17, 2012

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    Last Night

    last night i got in a big fight with my sister, she was screaming at me, then my mom called and started yelling at me. my parents have been divorced for 4 years now, and my mom hates me. well i ran into my room and started crying. about one year ago my mom and i got in a fight. i...
    woah666 woah666 18-21, F May 26, 2009

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    I Have to Stop Or I'm Gonna Lose the Most Important Person In My Life

    I started cutting when I was 14, and it just got worse and worse as I got older.  I've been with the most amazing guy for almost a year, and he's done nothing but support me through it all.  He's always trying to get me to stop, and I make promises to him that I will...
    liv4you liv4you 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 19, 2009

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    Some part of me really really wants to stop,

    but the rest of me isn't so sure about that. I am trying new things to stop. This is one of them. I think maybe if I tell people about it I will eventually stop or just start doing it less and less. My arm, foot, thigh, and stomach has cut marks from my favorite pair of...
    letitgoletitgo letitgoletitgo 16-17 1 Response Mar 16

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    I'll Lose Everyone...

    I've tried to stop before, the only times that I can finally stop for any amount of time is during the summer when I know my parents can't find out. So then I go to cutting my boobs, or my upper legs because I wear shorts. It still works and is more painful. I have a lot of scars...
    lovers4life lovers4life 13-15, F 2 Responses May 24, 2009

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    JustKeepSpinning JustKeepSpinning 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Its Started Again

    Well it all started about a yr ago when i had finally stopped all the problems that had been happening. well about 3 weeks ago i had a relapse and i thought oh its just a few cuts and its nothing so then i stopped but now its starting again i had cut my arm in every part...
    XscreamingXinsideX XscreamingXinsideX 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2009

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    I've been self harming

    for about three years now and it took my best friend to get me to stop. It's a daily struggle for me to not reach for the razor but I'm trying. This is my third attempt at trying to stop but it's hard to when you have no one around for support and your best friend lives far. I...
    Cordell16 Cordell16 16-17, F Dec 28, 2013

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    I Wish I Never Ever Put My Hands On Anything Sharp...

    I cut myself for many reasons. The first time I've done this was to get the attention I so craved in my suffering - I thought that blood dripping from my wrists will make someone in my family care. Hell no...My family had other problems than a stupid, angsty, whining teenager...
    BridgeFan1994 BridgeFan1994 18-21, F Jul 13, 2012

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    I've been struggling with this

    for 11 years now. Was just in the hospital last night receiving stitches.
    LittleFerrett LittleFerrett 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    Why Is It So Hard?

    hi ive been a cutter for several years and i just cant stop nothing seems to work for me i feel i have to selfharm as i was abused and one man that hurt me used to say he was taking my bad away by sexually abusing me but hes long gone and i really feel that if i hurt myself im...
    maystribe maystribe 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2013

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    I Am About to Quit

    I love muy bf, nut when I'm with him i cut, he makes me. But Ive already broken up with him once, and that caused more cutting from losing him. I think the only thing to do is die but i think that's a bad idea too. Nobody can help me and more and more people are...
    woah666 woah666 18-21, F Jul 9, 2009

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    Hi Everyone

    my name is georgie i am 29. how is everyone is doing today. if any one want to add me and talk to me u all can add me i do not mind. if any one need to talk about any thing at all u all can add me and talk to me about any thing at all.
    helpingmpdout helpingmpdout 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    Help Me Please

    I am 15, i want to stop i really do. I cant do it anymore i know its helpin but for how long will it help. Im unstable i know this and when the cutting doesnt help i dont know how long i can make it. I want to talk to aan adult but i cant... there is no one i trust...
    woah666 woah666 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 26, 2010

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    Pain On Pain

    So look deep into a twisted soul To the origins of her hell And realize she was once and angel Not always the demon she is now For she takes the sword And covers pain on pain But is there hope for such a spirit? So lost in this world? Everything to her is foreign and new But she...
    MaiaTheBroken MaiaTheBroken 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2012

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    Help...

    I have only been cutting for 2 months or so, I really really want to tell someone that I know and could help me and stop me whenever I want to cut...but I don't know who to tell who could understand me and help me through this...
    Jennifer1999 Jennifer1999 13-15, F Dec 2, 2012

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    Give Up

    Dear friend, Im trying to think. Trying to do whats right, and trying to make sure im enough for everyone. It doesnt work that way. I will never be enough for anyone and people have no problem telling me this. As far as im concerned ive never been enough. So i remind myself of...
    misfit17 misfit17 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 7, 2013

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    It feels good for something to be hurting on

    the outside as much as it does on the in. And it feels so ******* good afterwards- the way you feel after a good cry. It's hard to hide from everyone. And I'm ashamed and scared. I have a five blade razor and a tenfold sadness.
    samcanread samcanread 18-21, F Jan 14

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