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I Cut Myself

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    I Did It Again.

    I cut myself last night.  Actually I wanted to kill myself.  But, dying wasn't enough, I wanted to suffer.  I always make myself suffer.  I cut myself, not too deep mind the pain is better when it's a shallow cut.  I cut myself with all the knives I could...
    DarkPhoenix DarkPhoenix 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2007

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    I cut when I feel trapped

    or like I dont have any control
    Brimmless Brimmless 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 7

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    The third day in a row

    that I have to resist the urges. I believe I will fail again, unfortunately. Perhaps i should look at this as a new chance to have a longer clean streak. Oh, well. I can try, at least. I'm sorry, little wrists. I know you've suffered more than you should.
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F 2 Responses May 11

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    First Time Nd Now I Know About "Addiction"

    my group of friends consists of mostly "emo" kids and a few "normal" kids, and my best friend killed himself a few days ago.. we all loved him and are really grieving.. but especially. iv been crying alot and the only reason i didnt cut yet was cuz i was to...
    emogirlnattie emogirlnattie 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2007

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    Again I fall to the blade.

    God, this is a hard habit to break.
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F Jun 10

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    Well, so much for my 12 day streak.

    So much for staying clean until graduation. Time to start over. Day one begins again.
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F 1 Response May 24

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    In A Strange Place

    My breasts. I cut them mostly because no one will find out. The only person I worry about finding out is my best friend. We take baths together and get dressed in front of each other. Guess I'll just have to be careful around her. It's such a tender sensitive place to cut. The...
    poetvann poetvann 18-21, F 5 Responses May 10, 2013

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    Today was hard I force myself to be this person

    everyone expects me to be I went out saw people got drunk but the feeling on the inside is still the same. I smiled whipped my hair back and acted like I was on top of the world now I sit in a corner with my burning right arm I don't think its an addiction its just a feeling...
    00Broken00 00Broken00 18-21, F May 20

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    Confessions

    (this might be long and boring being I have a few things on my mind right now (and my english might be a little fishy at times, sry) I just cut myself again, after swearing to myself that I wouldn't. I just can't stop. Well.. sometimes it can be enough to just press the knife to...
    thomasis thomasis 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 15, 2007

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    I thought I could last longer

    than this. oh, well. I'm a disappointment to everyone else. Why not be one to myself?
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I'll be a week clean in 3 hours.

    .I don't know if I can make it until then
    PiecesOfPeace PiecesOfPeace 18-21, F 4 Responses May 26

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    So i spend most it not all of my time alone

    outside of work. Tonight instead of talking with my razor i figured i would try something new. Nevertheless i will end the night by giving up again but maybe this will help. Seems like everywhere i go in rl or online i just get shot down and called a coward or attention seeker...
    alwaysalonewithmythoughts alwaysalonewithmythoughts 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I cut myself, but not

    as bad as I used to, it used to be so bad that my wrists would bleed non stop for 5 to 10 minutes.
    jordanwillis480 jordanwillis480 26-30, M Jun 9

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    My School Found Out..

    Litterally 3 days before school ended one of my teachers saw and contacted the psyciatrist to come and talk to me. I was entirely lying to her. I told her it was the first time (LIE) and I told her that it was a one time thing and I told her that is was only because I was...
    lonelyxsoul lonelyxsoul 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 8, 2012

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    EVERYONE Knows.

    i think almost everyone in my grade knows i cut myself. i told one person, who, with permission from me, told another person, who decided to tell about ten people, without permission. so, the chain reactions started. like today, my friend reid wanted to see my wrist, cuz he...
    cokezebno cokezebno 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 26, 2007

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    2 times this week...when did i get this weak?

    i was over a year clean... oh well, no regrets..
    bunnydisaster77 bunnydisaster77 22-25, F 2 Responses May 17

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    Again. At least I could hold off

    for one day. It's a little progress. Little, but still progress.
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F Jun 12

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    2 nights ago was probably the worst I've ever

    cut myself.There was so much blood....And now that I'm running out of room on the part of my wrist beneath my bracelets, I've been considering cutting on my leg as well. Oh, dear. I'm just not getting any better. Perhaps one day, I will. I can only pray to God that I will.
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F Jun 2

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    Loneliness And Depression

    it all hurts so much on the insde to be alone i wish that someone would love me but no one does and i have to suffer for that the only thing that ever makes me feel better is when im alone and im crying and i feel that hurt inside my chest and when i reach for the blade and cut...
    SuicidalAkatsuki SuicidalAkatsuki 18-21, M 6 Responses May 19, 2010

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    Cut And Bleed. (possibly Trigerring)

    I don't cut myself anymore but I DO still have urges I just couldn't find a current group I have that this would fit under. this is what cutting is for me.  I feel the urge to cut my skin and let the blood flow and as I watch a calmness and state, of focus allows me...
    BelleRaven BelleRaven 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 1, 2010

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    When out with a friend today

    and we saw a guy with scars up his arms. She made a comment about how she didn't think people like him would do that and called him emo (I hate that word and it makes me instantly angry). I just brushed it off because I don't like the subject. She knew about me cutting myself in...
    WhoseMe WhoseMe 18-21, F Jun 1

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    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F Jun 11

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    Not Enough to Be An Addiction; Too Much to Be Just a Habit...

    Twenty minutes ago, I sneaked out of my dorm room, clutching a blood soaked wad of tissues, ran to the bathroom wrapped it in more tissue and dumped it in the trash, then with the furtiveness of a junkie, washed as much of the blood that wasn't congealed off of my arm and ran...
    JadedNihilist JadedNihilist 18-21, F 34 Responses Dec 10, 2007

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    I cut myself using a bobby pin

    that is very sharp, but I want to draw blood. I don't have anything sharper,😩
    afterlife02 afterlife02 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Barely even 2 days later,

    and it happens again. Wonderful.
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F May 25

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    Up until today I went eight months without

    giving in to the urge, but today I caved in and have 8 new scars to confirm how ****** up I truely am.
    EmoCinderella94 EmoCinderella94 18-21, F 2 Responses May 12

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    kimberlykhaos kimberlykhaos 22-25, F Dec 8, 2014

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    No Title

    hmm were to begin well my names justin and im 17 and i cut myself. i dont mind it at all its not a big deal to me i dont really do it for attention i have a good amount of friends and they would probably not even care if they found out first things first i told everyone i quit...
    SuicidalAkatsuki SuicidalAkatsuki 18-21, M 9 Responses May 12, 2010

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    There's no escaping it tonight.

    I can't bring myself to even count anymore. I just wonder what the artwork will look like after it's done once again. I can still feel the ones from not even a week ago. The urges have never been this frequent. Lord knows why they are now. Sorry, 5 day streak. You're over with...
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F 1 Response May 10

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    I will never ever cut myself again.

    I'm over that; it's in the past now.
    xrefusetosink xrefusetosink 22-25, F 11 Responses May 16

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    2 Nights Ago

    I really wanted to cut.. the knife was right on my bereau but i didnt do it.. i decided to write 2 poems and after writing the urge went away i am very proud of this and thought i should share =]
    NeverBeenKissed93 NeverBeenKissed93 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 17, 2011

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    I Cut To Forget All The Other Pain

    I haven`t done it in a long time. I started up again a couple of weeks ago. I cut to numb the pain of what`s going on in my life. I know that there are other ways to deal with the stresses of everyday life. Not many people outside of my immediate family know that I do this. I`m...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Sep 19, 2011

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    Why Cant I Just Stop??

    Today, I cut myself. Again. After I swore to my family and myself that I would not ever do it again. I am probably the youngest person on here. Im 14. Everyone keeps telling me, begging me to stop and it hurts me to see them so hurt by my actions. But the thing is, I CANT stop. I...
    ifeelsoalone ifeelsoalone 16-17, F 46 Responses May 19, 2007

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    It seems as if there's no escaping it tonight.

    Dang. I thought I would've gone through at least ONE day being clean. Oh, well. There's always tomorrow.
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 9

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    I was 4 days clean and I just did it.

    I don't even know why, literally nothing happened to me. I just saw my blades and felt the urge. I feel like I've wasted my guys time, he has listened to me crying for hours to try to get me to stop and I just let him down. And myself. And everyone. I feel like such a failure, I...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 8, 2014

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    It happened AGAIN. Great.

    I didn't even get to Day 2. Oh, well. Maybe this time, I'll get somewhere.
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F 1 Response May 10

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    I Know A Lot Of People Say They Cut Because They Feel Numb.

    But I think i'm the opposite. I don't cut because I can't feel anything, I do it because everything feels too much. Sometimes all my feelings are just completely overwhelming and all i want to do is STOP feeling them. I feel all these horrible thoughts about myself and my...
    Layka Layka 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 6, 2010

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    What Is Going On ?

    I am a very bad cutter I am now 13 and have been cutting since I was 10 I didn't know what it was back then but I do now and I do it.. a lot,It has been a few months and my cuts are gone and just bad scars on my body but.... They are like .. coming back ? I don't know how to...
    Deadlylovely13 Deadlylovely13 66-70 2 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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    I Am Trying to Stop....

    I am trying to stop cutting, everyday is a challenge for me, and everyday I have to fight inner deamons to beat the urge to cut, but I am doing the best I can, to be completly cut free, the longest I have ever gone, was almost a year without cutting, I am hoping to be able to do...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 7, 2009

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    I just stole a razor from my mom

    and broke it. I cut 8 times on my arm. It felt so good
    anthonyalfano anthonyalfano 22-25, M Jun 18

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    after almost one year of hand free from cutting

    , i cut myself ,, now i hate myself so much , i promised a lot of people that i am not gonna , but i did it :'( ,, og God forgive me forgive me my friends ,, i let u guys down :'(
    tinathefreak tinathefreak 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2014

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    I Don't Know Anymore.

    Lately I've started to cut myself. I'm really not too sure why I do it. To feel the pain and actually bleed lets me know I'm still alive. It's been a long time since I've felt alive on the inside. I try to throw out hints to my friends that I'm not right and they're only...
    85continuum 85continuum 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 8, 2010

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    My Family Makes Me Cut Myself.

    Less than a year ago i thought cutting was the stupidest thing. One of my best friends did it. I asked her why and she said it helps her cope with her pain... So one day, my dad said awful things to me. Thing a father should NEVER say to his child. I went to my room and grabbed a...
    buriedlifefan04 buriedlifefan04 13-15 1 Response Aug 23, 2011

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    Happened again. Yeesh.

    Maybe I'll at least be healed by graduation. I can hope.
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F May 26

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    It Just Feels So Good

    i started cutting in 2006. life was spiralling downhill and i was depressed to say the least. i had no intention of commiting suicide at the time. i was just hurting so bad on the inside for so long that it started to feel like i was hurting over nothing. i just wanted to give...
    suey suey 18-21, F 8 Responses Feb 20, 2008

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    Back to Day 1. I wonder

    if I'll ever maintain a 5 month streak again. Perhaps. But at this rate, it seems doubtful.
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F 1 Response May 31

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