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I Fight Against Depression and Cutting

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 30 People

    Why Cut?

      I started to cut after my mother died suddenly.  I needed to feel in control of my out of control life.  I know I need to stop cutting, because if I do not stop then I will need to go to the hospital and I do not want to do that with two wonderful children and...
    jackieparrott jackieparrott
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 2, 2009

    Its Been A Long Time, But..

    Here we go again.. and yes, I know posting it here looks like I'm an attention seeker, but really I just want to type something and know its going to be seen. Just not seen by anyone who knows me. I've been fighting the urge for days, but its really hard when you know it helps. I...
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    Nov 4, 2011

    Downward Sprial

     My mom died the summer before my Freshman year of high school. For the first year and a half after she died i pretended I was fine and hid my emotions. Finally, during my Junior Year I snapped. I began to cut, drink until I was obliterate, and shut everyone out. I decided I...
    summergirl77 summergirl77
    18-21, F
    Sep 6, 2009

    Never Understanding

     tonight my friend asked me how i was doing, if i was still cutting (ect.) i honestly didn't know how to answer. of coarse i still have depression...what is she like idiotic. but i realized i hadn't cut since a month ago when i guess i tried to kill myself. so i did cut...
    lassE6 lassE6
    2 Responses Nov 22, 2009

    Death,hell,heaven And Life....

    Death comes fast,and hard,,you don't know where it comes from buts its there.Lurking in the shadows waiting for you to DIE.It comes as a friend and ends as a enemie,it turns and twistes your mind until maddness comes and ends reality.It could be your sister,brother,mother,father...
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    1 Response Aug 25, 2011

    A Sad and Broken Life

    i first started cutting my freshman year of highschool and almost six years later i am still doing it. i have noticed that as my depression progressed so did the cutting. i first started on my calf but the more depressed i got the higher up i went and the deeper the scars became...
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    1 Response May 30, 2009

    Carving Smarving

    Hmm, so here I go again, turning to my blade once again. I've never carved anything into myself before. As in like a word or anything. It's amazing how cutting words that fill me emotions and self image (FAT & UGLY) into my upper thigh allows me to feel like I can breath again...
    momo129 momo129
    18-21, F
    Sep 4, 2011

    Volunteers Needed For A Research Study On Self Injury

    Share your experience- Help increase understanding about self-injury! Have you intentionally cut yourself in the last 30 days? We invite you to share your experience by participating in a short online study. The purpose of this research is to examine health factors related to...
    ODUResearcher ODUResearcher
    26-30, F
    May 21, 2012

    3 Years Of Hell!

    I'm on my third year of cutting currently. I struggle with severe depression and borderline personality disorder. I was diagnosed with both of them in June 09. I've been doing counseling for about 2 years now but its still like things are never going to get better. I was abused...
    pleaseforgiveme1134 pleaseforgiveme1134
    18-21, F
    Jan 29, 2010


    Heyy, so i guess this is where i start.. new to this.. but i guess i started cutting in highschool.. i know, no one ever fits in in highschool right? well i didnt. i had a circle of friends but i never has those close friends that you could count on. i am ur typical "wear ur...
    xjessiebeanx xjessiebeanx
    22-25, F
    Aug 3, 2011
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