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    I've been feeling a little suicidal

    so I went to the counseling center. They can't see me for two weeks. So I cut again and it scares me.
    anonomous435 anonomous435 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2015

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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'm trying so hard not to right now,

    but I hate myself so much in this moment, I can't really place the reason for it but I just feel like I have no one, I feel like I'm always being criticized or like people leave me even if they pretend they care, trust is a hard thing for me I wish I could trust but I can't, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 27, 2015

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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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    Wheresmywayout Wheresmywayout 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 17

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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 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 17, 2011

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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 cant do this anymore,

    we come intolife without a choice and they decide not to inform us about how damn hard it is to get through five minutes let alone one whole day. But ive figured it out on my own and I dont want to keep fighting, we all dye in the end, so why rolong the enivitable. But that...
    prothin2016 prothin2016 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    I constantly want to cry,

    I feel real pains in my chest from sadness and from being on edge and extremely anxious all the time, I don't hav Energy or motivation to do simple tasks or talk to people, unless I make everything stop and cut off all feelings, the day before yesterday was the last time I cut...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 24, 2015

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    I hate myself. I don't

    even know what's going on.
    Anuska23 Anuska23 22-25, F Oct 29, 2015

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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'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, 2015

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    I cut myself again today its happening more

    and more again this is how the story goes. one is too many and a thousand is never enough. so many cuts so many scars where will I have room for them all?
    thejoker94 thejoker94 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2015

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    I've tried so hard to stop.

    I've spent so many nights sitting around, holding the razor blade debating on whether or not to do it. I dont do it because I hate myself. I dont do it because Im suicidal. After years of cutting, it's become something I want to do. Sounds crazy, I know. I feel better when I do...
    SimplyEm SimplyEm 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 10, 2015

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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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    Last night I took the blade out of my razor

    and I cut myself. I cut myself behind my elbows and wrists. It's been a long time since I've done this but since I had the boys there are days where I feel like resorting to this.
    AlisonH1974 AlisonH1974 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2015

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    Bracing myself as I prepare to stop the

    addiction. Threw away my razor blades.. Any advice on stay strong would be greatly appreciated
    SimplyEm SimplyEm 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 22, 2015

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    I've been cutting since age 11.

    I'm 19 now. I have bipolar depression and anxiety so that has something to do with it. I was bullied when I was 11 and 12 so that's what started my urges to cut. I used to use a safety pin. It's funny looking back and seeing myself with a safety pin. I was such an amateur...
    AuroraPrism AuroraPrism 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 31, 2015

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    I just cut I can't deal .

    . All I do is hurt people . Now I have to hurt me over and over again
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 8, 2015

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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 like it and it feels good it takes all the

    stress a way i will never stop
    jamal1986 jamal1986 26-30, M a week ago

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    I'd like to believe in the fairy tales

    that it all gets better, but I'm no child.
    Whobody Whobody 18-21, M Jan 10

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    Heey~ I'm a new cutter.

    .. like I started cutting month ago. At first it was because of depression and i though i could stop, but now i do it because of pleasure. I want to ask you if you can give me advices about cutting^^ Like i'm cutting with a knife, but i think the cuts aren't deep enough~ I will...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    i cut myself whenever am angry

    or feel helpless coz I think its the best way to get rid of it sometines I do it frequently
    atulraaj atulraaj 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 26, 2015

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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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    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 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2014

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    Really on edge and I'm sitting here

    contemplating doing this now.
    WhoseMe WhoseMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2015

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    It's been on my mind a lot lately it's always

    be a relief to stress and anxiety but I'm scared the man in my life will see and blame himself when it's everything but him. He hasn't seen the scars but new cuts will send him over the edge. But it's still running through my mind non stop. My messed up head is going through...
    WhoseMe WhoseMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2015

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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, 2014

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    CycleofInternalDeath CycleofInternalDeath 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 24

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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 wonder what he will think

    when he sees my scars for the first time.
    WhoseMe WhoseMe 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2015

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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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    I'm sorry to all this may concern.

    but I'm becoming more and more weak as it goes on. it used to take forever for me to get a cut, but now it's a matter if seconds. my legs, my arms, all in a matter of one night. please understand those who care. I truly love you guys and hope for your life to get better. please...
    ToukaKirishima ToukaKirishima 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2015

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    Lately it's the only thing

    that keeps me sane. I don't why it does though.
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I had been doing so well almost a month clean

    but now there is blood running down my arm...
    rokrchik1211 rokrchik1211 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 23, 2015

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    I have to cut again I don't want to

    but I have to, feelings are coming back and I can't take it
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 6, 2015

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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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    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 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 5, 2007

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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 5 Responses Sep 26, 2007

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    The deep cuts are the most painful

    but bring the best feeling for me. Thing is, the deeper the cuts, yes the deeper the release but the deeper and more visible the scars when they heal. Trust me, speaking from a current cutter since the age of 15, the thing I regret most is cutting on my forearms when I was a...
    TheHogwartzJanitor TheHogwartzJanitor 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 19, 2015

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    I really really want to.

    I want the outside to match the inside.
    reluctantamazon reluctantamazon 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 24, 2015

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    Cutting is an addiction

    and a release for me. When I start cutting, I go for months adding line after line onto my skin. Until death or my salvation, I cling to a last glimpse of that terrible illusion... Hope.
    RelapsedandDepressed RelapsedandDepressed 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    I haven't cut myself in over three years.

    tonight i cut myself. i don't know what has changed.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 22, 2015

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    kimberlykhaos kimberlykhaos 22-25, F Dec 8, 2014

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