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I Cut Myself

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    (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 21-25, M 3 Responses Apr 15, 2007

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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

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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

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    kimberlykhaos kimberlykhaos 22-25, F Dec 8

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    I have been a cutter

    for almost six years. I haven't cut in like two months. I wanna cut and or hurt myself so bad.
    thejoker94 thejoker94 18-21, F Sep 18

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    I want my blade again **** it im over fucken

    crying everyday all day over nothing!
    ToriJustTori ToriJustTori 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 25

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    Its soon going to be 5 months

    since I cut myself last time... Just a reminder to all of you: scars may last forever... Please don't do the same mistake I did...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M Nov 11

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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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    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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    A Poemm..

    Silver glints Skin parts Red wells Scarlet drips I am at peace with my demons. Tears fall Blood runs White’s soaked Head hung I am ashamed of what I’ve done Lies told Scars hide Scabs peel Demons die I am doing the best I can Smiles faked Kisses true Love hurts Mind...
    Veronica4 Veronica4 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2011

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    I hate myself. I don't know why.

    I find life so hard and happiness so distant. I do my best. I'm strong. I'm trying ... but it's never enough. Cutting is a way to make me pay for not doing more, but how can I do better when this is my best? I rub jalapenos in my cuts and wish everyone could know they don't have...
    CASITY CASITY 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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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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    One of My Ways to Cope With Depression

    depression has linked to most of my stories, neway.. i started to cut myself abou 3weeks ago, i found it was my only way to cope with depression instead of drinkin or smoking. As smoking and drinkin can be life threatening but superficial cuts are not. I cut my wrists a few...
    xXmissyXx xXmissyXx 16-18, F 4 Responses Apr 5, 2007

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    I found a way to have the same amount of pain

    and it's nearly invisible. And it last longer because you can keep digging in the same spot. You make a blister on your hand and peel away the skin and when you get mad you push your nail into it and it hurts like a *****.
    wolfieblue wolfieblue 18-21, F Nov 26

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    I don't cut myself because I'm sad,

    angry or depressed. I cut because I like the pain. I love putting alcohol on the cut and feeling it sting and burn. It makes me feel alive. I usually try to use a cut that I already had but sometimes it doesn't feel as good as a fresh cut. I don't really do that on my arms...
    Robin1226 Robin1226 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    Hi, I'm a 19 year old dude

    and i... wait Let me start with this... Sept. 4th, 2013 I was riding my moped (not wearing a helmet) through the center of my home town when I was hit head on by a van. both of us were traveling at about 35-40 mph I should be dead, or in a hospital still. But, being the miracle...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 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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    What Do You Do When You See No Way Out?

    What do you do when things get so bad that you can't see a way out? When every time you smile is lie. When you feel so low all the time, that it becomes natural, the usual, just another day at the office. What about when eventually you stop feeling sad, and you feel nothing. No...
    mma1995 mma1995 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 1, 2013

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    When people think of cutters most of them think

    we cut our wrists. This is a wrong assumption most of us have learned by now that wrists and forearms are too visible and we get made fun of or bullied because of it. We instead cut shoulders, legs and other areas that aren't visible and leave the wrist and forearm for the grand...
    dmcapp89 dmcapp89 22-25 Dec 10, 2013

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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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    I cut myself I do it

    as a calming method or else I'll go crazy I'm highly addicted to it been doing it 8 years & I'm not really proud of it I've slowly been trying to reduce the cuts to a couple cuts every few months but I use to do it everyday. If anyone is having a hard time getting through this...
    SuicideMascara SuicideMascara 18-21, F Nov 18

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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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    I cut yesterday on Thanksgiving.

    I am sorta anorexic so i dont like to eat alot. Only when i feel hungry, so like 2 times a day i will eat something small. But being around (No offence) fat people who love to stuff themselves made me feel soo sick. I diddnt even eat that much because i just couldn't stand...
    Nick54 Nick54 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    I'm a teenage stressed out from school

    and among other things and I haven't cut myself in 3 years since freshman year, now a junior. However, every time, one little thing happens, I begin to shut down and those feelings come back. I haven't done it for so long, I'm not about to start now. Those scars are a constant...
    Gemini0619 Gemini0619 22-25, F Sep 23

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    I've cut everywhere but my wrist just feels

    right. I dont know why. It's like a jigsaw puzzle and my wrist is the center piece
    ChangingFaces5 ChangingFaces5 22-25 Nov 29

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    icantstop29 icantstop29 26-30, F Nov 25

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    I was feeling all awful.

    Stressed and jittery and weird. Then I cut myself, and now I feel normal again. Strange, hey.
    jaisikae jaisikae 26-30, F Nov 24

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    I lost count of how many times I just did.

    My shoulder is a bloody ruin. In tatters. Just like the rest of me. Like I went to war with my flag high and got my *** kicked, and now my banner lies sopping and drenched in my own blood.
    SunnysBlueForever SunnysBlueForever 18-21, F Jun 20

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    My habit began early on in middle school.

    I had accidentally cut myself at first, just one of those freak accidents. It took my emotional pain away... I was able to focus on hiding the accidental cut so that no one would think I did it on purpose. It went unnoticed. I figured that I could get an emotional release and...
    HardTimesOfTristen HardTimesOfTristen 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    because I hate my life

    because of a doctor will not leave me alone because people mock me harass me intimidate me severely depress me. I cut because I feel that my life is not worth living I cut because this doctor insists me to marry me to have kids with him. But on the positive side of people that I...
    alicia233445 alicia233445 46-50 1 Response Apr 11

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    It gives a moment of feeling,

    escaping the dull numb world, even for a moment. I hide the scars, i've hid them for years. People do know about my "habit", eventually someone spots the lines on your arm, they know what it is, they never understand.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 4

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    Video

    I'm doing a YouTube video about self harm awareness. I would really, really appreciate anyone who would be willing to help me. I'm a self harmer myself but I think I could really benefit from making a video about it. I want to help people and I really believe this could be the...
    amysfc95 amysfc95 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2012

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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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    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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    One cut, two cut, three cut,

    four. I hate this sick feeling of wanting more.
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F May 12

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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 70+ 2 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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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 16-18, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2007

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    I'm not really good at cutting.

    I prefer to burn myself. But I do cut and recently I've been at it. My aunt stole my razor blade though and I couldn't sneak a knife into my room so I was left with this needle. It's large and kind of sharp. I could barely get it to scratch the surface of my skin and it made me...
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX 18-21, M Nov 30

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    To Everyone Whos Cuts And Or Battles Depression. ≪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'd like to hear your stories. I want to help you, in any way possible. It sounds so stupid but I just want to help everyone in the world, just stop cutting...
    BlahBlahUNICORNS BlahBlahUNICORNS 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2013

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    Over 100 Days Cut Free

    on July 12th it was my 100th day without cutting. That was a huge accomplishment for me. That was the longest I had gone without cutting in SUCH a long time. it was a goal that I had to work very hard at getting to, and when I finally reached it I was so proud of myself. I will...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 2, 2012

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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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    I do cut myself. Not

    for the thrill. Not because I want attention. But because it makes me feel somewhat human I guess. It's kind of hard to explain. My mother and other people look to me like I am a gross monstrosity, like I'm an illness or something. I dont know something like that I guess. When I...
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    *trigger warning* My best friend took my knife

    that i use to cut with and now i cant find a sharp enough kitchen knife so what should i do? Any suggestions?
    icantstop29 icantstop29 26-30, F 4 Responses May 29

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    Nobody Knows

    I live alone, I work in an ER where I see SI's all the time, My family live minutes from me and its weird how know ones. Sometimes I want blurt out to a nurse in the room "I am a cutter!" but then I know I'll have to stop. Anything can trigger it. If someone doesn't...
    AlwaysHavingIssues AlwaysHavingIssues 22-25, F 20 Responses Mar 27, 2008

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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 19-21, F 8 Responses Feb 20, 2008

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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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    I would at least want to make people understand

    why self harmers cut. We cut not because we want to die. We cut because when there is to much abuse such as Mind games, mental, emotional and psychological abuse it becomes to much for us. No one will understand us, we have triggers that pushes us to that point to self harm...
    snowbunny123456 snowbunny123456 46-50, F Apr 16

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    I don't have friends,

    beauty, or talents. Who the hell cares if i cut? It takes the pain away.
    coloroutofspace coloroutofspace 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    Because I get bullied

    and my family and friends call me names and doesn't believe in me
    Hottim101 Hottim101 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    I was 9yrs old and in the 4th grade I didn't

    have a lot of friends and I lived in my sister's shadow so one day I took a razor from the bathroom and I cut my self it wasn't that serious until I was in the 6th grade and I took a razor blade and sliced my skin open it felt good but I still wish someone would see them
    lishlish2008 lishlish2008 18-21, F May 12

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    I started again. It's been at least six years,

    I think, since I cut last. And I've been trying REALLY hard lately, to not cut. But I keep seeing it in my head. It's always there. And I try and push it away, but I can't. And then me wanting to hurt myself just gets ridiculous. Pictures of me wanting to burn myself on the...
    jaisikae jaisikae 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 28

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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 =]