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I Cut Myself

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    Not anymore, but I want to

    so badly I can't stand it 😣 I'm not going to though because I know I'll feel stupid and regret the **** out of it afterwards. I just want to feel something other than this dull empty ache in my chest.
    marinadelmonroe marinadelmonroe 18-21, F a week ago

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    I like to see the blood Running down in all its

    glory I see my pain running down away from my heart I can't stop I just can't.
    00Broken00 00Broken00 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13

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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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    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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    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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    kimberlykhaos kimberlykhaos 22-25, F Dec 8, 2014

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    I cut myself a lot I like to it calms me down

    but guys PLZ don't do it I've been doing it for almost a year now and I'm 12 almost 13 I hate myself and cutting is vary addicting so guys PLZ stop I'm always here for everyone love u all
    deadgirlcutter deadgirlcutter 18-21, F Mar 24

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    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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    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 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 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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    We'Re Not Attention Seeke

    I cut earlier today and then my best friend invited me to hang out. So I went over to her house and then she starts talking to me about how she doesn't like people who cut and that she thinks they are attention seekers and I have to agree with her. It's a good thing I wore a...
    flippersteen flippersteen 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2013

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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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    A lil poem of my own 😳---------—Blood

    drips from the tub to the floor i scream inside but nobody knows my legs burn with inflaming pain there's no going back im stuck on it its like a drug that burns threw your skin nobody knows of the soroe with in i feel of me going insane my life is dead my insides are hollow im...
    IanMargeson IanMargeson 18-21, M Mar 22

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I've always wanted to cut up my face

    so people will stop telling me I'm attractive it handsome. I don't have the balls for that though.
    persononinternet persononinternet 18-21, M Mar 17

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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 10 Responses a week ago

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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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    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 10 hrs ago

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    I've done it again. I've stopped counting how

    many I've done. Back to Day 1. I'm going to try harder this time.
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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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 1 Response May 12

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    The last few times I came close

    but this time I did it. I was overwhelmed and feel lost. I know I'll regret it.
    unfixablegirl unfixablegirl 36-40, F 2 Responses May 3

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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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    Great. It happened. Again.

    Frankly, I lost count of how many, but i know it's over 15. i can feel my wrists getting hot. One of them had a little blood. After all, i can't expect much from the dull scissors i rake across my skin. It hurts. And i can't help but like it. I hate this. But i can't help it...
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F Apr 13

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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 6 days ago

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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 did it again my body is on fire It feels

    so good Also skipping meals now Awsome! :/
    00Broken00 00Broken00 18-21, F Apr 16

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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 used to cut myself.

    ..mostly during my past hospitalization. I'm okay now..I got through it. And hopefully my scars will eventually heal.
    Raybae Raybae 18-21, F a week ago

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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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    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 3 days ago

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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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    Sometimes it really seems like it's the only

    option. I don't know if I will though.
    unfixablegirl unfixablegirl 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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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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    Sigh... I went since November without cutting.

    Now just 5 minutes ago I cut again. I ignored my depression and every panic attack to not cut again, but I guess I couldn't take it anymore. I am just so depressed... I rarely laugh. I don't feel happy. Finding my blade deep under my bed was a relief. Slicing open my skin and...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    it numbs the anger inside

    and it feels so good
    silverstar90 silverstar90 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 21

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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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    I can't control my rage.

    Is so hard when loneliness and reality knock at my door
    Healinghate Healinghate 18-21, M Apr 28

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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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    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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    It doesnt always mean i want to change.

    .sometimes i just want someone to understand,not try to change me....am i not good enough or something? If i was,.. then no one would want me to change. Just because i cut myself sometimes doesnt mean im a bad person it just means..i dont even know what it means but its my choice...
    bunnydisaster77 bunnydisaster77 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    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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    I just cut myself for the first time in 2 years.

    I thought I finally beat it, but I felt all the sadness welling up inside and only my blade could let it out.