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I Cut

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 121 People

    It Was a Nightmare

    I was 12 when i started.... it was late at night and i was breaking down. How ever dramatic it sounds my world seemed to be crashing indescribably around me. I seemd to be the only thing left standing. i ran to the bathroom and found the back of an earing which i scratched...
    Isabellesheart Isabellesheart
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 8, 2009

    Why I Cut

    He called to let me know his flight had landed, and he wanted to stop by and see me during the 2 hr layover before his next flight. I was happy. I was so excited to see him. He lives in another country, which is where I met him. He said he loved me and I was his blessing from God...
    NaiveOne NaiveOne
    Nov 21, 2012

    Thoughts I get the urge to do it.

    no one knows I do it. It's easy to hide in winter harder in summer. I keep thinking lately when I'm gone people will understand my pain because someone will have to see my body. Then again I might be dismissed in death as I've been in life.
    NaturesAnomaly NaturesAnomaly
    22-25, F
    Feb 7, 2015

    Yes I cut, I told people

    and they ask why I told them I'm fighting and they with who I said myself and I do fight with myself and I'm regretting that I told people it's hard rally hard to hide cuts and when your at high school as well at gym we have to wear shorts and a short sleeve top so if your...
    jorjaomalley jorjaomalley
    22-25, F
    Nov 18, 2015


    i started cutt whe i was 11. now that i look back and reflect i see how young i was. i cuted for close to three years have serval suicide attempts inbetween. i was when i was 13 that i got help but i started again at 15... its hard to stop and i go off and on a lot but i try...
    babysweetcakes babysweetcakes
    2 Responses Apr 14, 2009
    hummel64 hummel64
    51-55, M
    Jan 5, 2015

    I gave in to the pain

    and cut. I won't be able to hide the cuts for long...I lost control and cut my wrist. I wasn't trying to kill myself but the pain had to be stopped.
    TalesOfAKlondyke TalesOfAKlondyke
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 20, 2014

    My Opinion

    I don't know why i cut. it just a stress reliever mostly. Or even perhaps if im bored it feels nice. Almost like an addiction. I am not crying out for help. i mean in a way i am depressed... just not as much as i used to be. I don't like looking at the ugly...
    ddkat13 ddkat13
    18-21, F
    Feb 4, 2010

    Some Things

    So i had a brother. His name was Willie. Now me and Willie always got along. But as time started going on me and Willie's relationship started going down hill. He turned into this big druggie but since he was "the good one" and i was the "wild child" he blamed all this **** he...
    ddkat13 ddkat13
    18-21, F
    Feb 4, 2010

    I Cut

    I cut,I do indeed,Know what,I'm a pair of scissors!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Mar 21, 2012

    Iv Been Doing It More

    i love the way my blood rools down my arms and how i get a tigliy sensation. it feels so good
    LelouchZero LelouchZero
    18-21, T
    Feb 22, 2010

    People Just Don'T Understand/Each Cut Tells A Story

    Why other people cut all of us go through things that are hard i never try to one up anyone with what i have been through when others who don't cut or never have cut don't understand the pain yesterday my friend saw my cuts and he talked to me but didn't really help he kinda...
    ThorSeth ThorSeth
    26-30, M
    Jun 3, 2013

    i relapsed and hurt myself.

    i will feel guilty. but i am hurting right now more then i ever have before. it was all i knew what to do. the only thing that could release me. i failed. but my life is failing. so...
    confused2118 confused2118
    1 Response May 14, 2014


    Cutting has always given me the release I can not find anywhere else. The marks that are left behind are beautiful, and the pain and blood remind that I'm living when other things cant.
    DeadsyDreams DeadsyDreams
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 26, 2008

    I Cut

    i've been cutting myself for the last couple years now and i can't stop i've tryed but i aways end up cutting again and my parents don't no i cut what should i do i need help i don't want to die
    blackandredgrl blackandredgrl
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 24, 2008

    Yes. I Do.

    I have. I do. Well I don't know anymore. I tell myself I will NEVER cut again, but then I fall, far, and I keep falling until I open my eyes and see another deep cut on my leg. It has been about 2 months since my last breakdown and another 6 since my last one before that. It's...
    abica2006 abica2006
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 23, 2012

    I Really Want To Cut

    I've been cutting since I was a young kid and thought I'd grow out of it. I had the typical diagnosis- borderline personality disorder- and thought that once I got old and successful, my demons would disappear or go on vacation or something. No such luck. I still cut...
    eforest eforest
    Jan 1, 2011


    i have cut my wrist and my leg and i have one friend that cares about me and knows that i do it she keeps telling me to talk to my youth paster about it and he found out and told my mom and she says i am only doing it for attending and it not true it...
    stormy12345 stormy12345
    22-25, F
    May 1, 2013

    But Its Not the Answer.

    I always learn the hard way. I take the road less traveled.. and there are many reasons why I started to cut. even though I believe that nothing can justify leaving a mark on your skin permanently. Is it a mistake? no... because I have learned allot from taring my thigh open...
    sindayla sindayla
    18-21, F
    May 8, 2009

    I Am Lost....

    I'm not sure what good this will do, but I just want to get everything out there. When I was two my biological dad gave up his right on me. A couple years later my mom remarried and her husband adopted me and I considered him my real dad. When I was nine, they got a divorce and...
    tinkbellism tinkbellism
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 20, 2011

    My Story....

    I have been cutting myself for years. It was a terrible bad habit that I picked up years, upon years ago. It was something that helped me cope with things that was going on. I really wish that I could go back the day I picked up my 1st razor and slid it across my leg and let the...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 22, 2009

    Empty Is The Sky Before The Sun Wakes Up, Empty Are The Eyes Of Animals In Cages, Empty The Faces Of Women In Morning When Everything Has Been Taken From Them. Me, Don't Ask Me About Empty.

    Okay well this is my first story, and so yes I guess I cut. Frankly though I never thought of it as cutting, I thought that was for depressed people and I don't think im that depressed. Unhappy sure, but not depressed. Anyway, I have cut for a little less then a year, and I don't...
    wellarentyouimportant wellarentyouimportant
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 4, 2010

    Need to Feel

    I am a cutter and have been for a long time. It lets me feel a release, makes me feel a sense of control and most importantly it makes me feel... something... anything. It takes away the emptiness, the nubness, and replaces them with a sense of calmness...
    Shonnie Shonnie
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 9, 2008

    Cut Cut Cut

    I've been cutting since the endof 6th grade when I started to starve myself. It didn't get bad till 8th grade. 'm now 14 and a soon to be freshman. Cutting jsut helps me releasemyself or punish myself if I do soething wrong bad or even something I enjoy.
    CuriousRegrets CuriousRegrets
    18-21, F
    Aug 10, 2009

    I Just Started

    I am only a young teen and I dont know what to do. I only have about 10 cuts and I dont want my friends to notice. I am already called Emo and Worthless before I started cutting and I dont want to know about what they are going to say or call me now.
    Cailinkk Cailinkk
    18-21, F
    Sep 21, 2012
    SunnysWifeBlue SunnysWifeBlue
    22-25, F
    Jul 30, 2014

    Sometimes I Bleed

    My life shot up like a firework November 9 2001 since then I lost they family I knew and when that happened I had no one I was never taught coping skills I just watched my mom lock is pit both literally and mentally she shut down and 4 kids left to figure it out on there on I was...
    copingang copingang
    Mar 27, 2012

    I am tired of being here.

    This place, this state of mind, this hurt. All of it. I am tired of it. I am tired of me. I am tired of things never working out no matter what I do. I could kill myself. But I don't want to die. I just want the pain to stop. I've let myself go. I've let myself become...
    SunnysWifeBlue SunnysWifeBlue
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 28, 2014

    "I'm Better Off Alone"

    It's been four months since I've last cut. My scars have healed for the most part, some are still visible but most have healed. But two nights ago..... I cut again. I used my razor, that I shave with and cut my low shoulder. I've done it every night for the past three...
    Isabellesheart Isabellesheart
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 23, 2009

    There is no urge there is no addiction Every

    cut has its story Every red little line tells a little tale if cutting makes me undesirable and vile then so be it I don't own anybody anything
    00Broken00 00Broken00
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 26, 2015


    Today, while meditating in a soothing lavendar and rose bath, my hands slid over an invisible lump, bump, creature lurking below the surface of my left calf.  A pick, to a poke, to a tweeze, to a gouge, the wound is fresh, and I prod deeper, now-red fingernails gnashing for...
    evidentallyaccidental evidentallyaccidental
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 5, 2010

    I cut every time I can't handle the way I feel.

    I have Borderline Personality Disorder. I don't want to cut anymore. I could and is ruining my relationship with my fiance. I need help!
    msvamp1025 msvamp1025
    36-40, F
    Apr 5, 2014

    why do I do something

    that really only makes me feel worse? maybe I just need to feel something.
    NaturesAnomaly NaturesAnomaly
    22-25, F
    Nov 25, 2014

    The Pain Doesn't Seem To Heal.

    I starded getting really sick about 2 years ago, never knowing that along with being sick, I would hit rock bottom, I went from "That kid who smiles way too much" to "The kid who needs a life instead of crying all day" It sucked no one understood how I felt, how hurt I was, how...
    WildFlowerSmile WildFlowerSmile
    18-21, F
    Feb 2, 2010


    i cut because it makes me forget my life for just one second, like when i found out my two best friends were having sex and they openly came out to me. for the next month the only thing that got rid of the pain in my stomach was cutting, i still havent stopped...
    Silentlife Silentlife
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jun 18, 2008

    The Urges

    I often have these urges. I feel like blood needs to be shed. Like right now I want to cut very deep and bleed until my veins run dry. I am so sick of these thoughts, but I just can't completely keep my mind off of them. I've tried many things such as writing, talking, karate...
    SomewhereTomorrow SomewhereTomorrow
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Aug 15, 2009


    i haven't in almost five months, its hard, but im trying to recover, somedays are so damn hard, that u just want to say fk it all, and cut again, i know the feling all to well, dealing with it now, its its so damn hard to express it to someone without them fking freaking out on u...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 30, 2009

    The cutting does nothing

    for me. Doesn't take the pain away and doesn't solve my problems but it's real. The box cutter, the blood, it's something I can control. No one cares. Not my friends or my family. Things get worse each day. No one gives a damn about me and it doesn't matter anymore. I want to...
    Mickey2021 Mickey2021
    22-25, F
    Jul 23, 2014

    I Don'T Really Know, I Was Never Good At Titles

    Welp.....I dont really know how this thing works, but i guess yhat I am supposed to tell the story of my life-long addiction to self injury, but more specifically my cutting right? So here goes.... The first time I cut myself, was 10 I think.....or was it 11?.........I think it...
    22-25, M
    Jun 1, 2013

    Well. I do my right thigh

    and my hip a bit. I avoid arms. I did that for a while and all it did was make things super complicated. XD i'm trying not to say anything weird, but I think I've already failed. I'm going to stop this now.
    rawr0 rawr0
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 9, 2015

    I haven't cut for a long time,

    but I returned to my old friend today. It was like the old me took over, and I couldn't stop it. I think I need help
    Lexy96 Lexy96
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 14, 2016


    Today I've decided on a new tactic to keep myself better organized, and more productive. Everyday I make a list of things I have to do. Each item of my daily business has next to it a little box [ ]. If I complete the task during the course of the day then I put a little X in the...
    sixleggedcougar sixleggedcougar
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 23, 2008

    I am stressed. I am fighting the urge to deeply

    cut my upper inside arm right now. It almost feels like resisting the urge to scratch an itch..
    theemptyvase theemptyvase
    31-35, F
    Aug 23, 2014
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