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I Finally Cut the Apron Strings

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    Unable to Cut Apron Strings.

    My wife is unable to let her boys go. She lost her husband 13 years ago. she thinks that if she lets her boys grow up she will loose them. Her oldest is now 25 and his brother 21. Both have been in and out of prison and refuse to grow up. neither one has a job or even looking to...
    mrhrdwr mrhrdwr 51-55 2 Responses Aug 16, 2009

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    RUNNING At 26

    My daughter of 26 finally did it to me again for the umpteenth time.....walked out of my life telling me that she was sorry for letting me down and sobbing hysterically because she didn't want to go back to where she was staying at , at 4:30 in the morning after all night...
    TacoTuesday TacoTuesday 56-60, M 2 Responses Nov 1, 2007

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    Never Had Too As They Were Never There

    we did thing for each other out of love and respect for each other but i guessit was very different for most we were married at 13 and we made almost as much as her mother did we paid 1/3 the housing cost we worked full time we went to school full time stillhad GPAs of 3.95 plus...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Oct 3, 2011

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    Daughter Leaving Home

    My ex-husband and I have been divorced for 15 years. I live in Indiana and he lives in Texas. Our son is 22 and our daughter just turned 18. I raised our kids by myself with very little help from him. He did, however, keep in contact with them regularly..almost daily phone...
    IndianaNurse IndianaNurse 41-45 2 Responses May 14, 2011

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    I'm Taking a Stand Against My Children!

    My son, who's, in job corps, has been sending me emails about how BAD it is there for him and asking that he leave.  I gave in the first time and fortunately he hadn't read the messages and I sent another one telling him to stick it out.  He responded with more of the...
    Comprehensive2 Comprehensive2 31-35 2 Responses Sep 8, 2007

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    I've been training so much for my mma title defence cutting hasn't even crossed my mind o.O
    DeadGhost123 DeadGhost123 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    This is very personal and a big thing to talk about, if anyone needs to talk.. Message me& I'll try help you however I can and whenever I can :) you are not alone! So... This is my...
    Jodiii14 Jodiii14 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    It's probably the wrong category for this, but I don't care. I thought I was past this. It seemed like I was finally done. I could finally be happy. I was stupid. They told me in...
    JustEndIt JustEndIt 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I finally got to watch my wife get a cut at the barbers It was awesome watching her sitting there getting a short boys cut by a barber and he really gave her a much shorter cut...
    blackcape blackcape 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    G strings look really good but I dont own any yet. I will be buying some in the next couple of weeks and will post photos when I do
    knickersguy knickersguy 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I used to cut myself. It started when I was in 7th grade (I'm 18 now and just recently graduated), and continued up until a few months ago. I'm not proud of it but I like to share...
    pinkfleshbows pinkfleshbows 18-21, F Jul 12

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    So I finally brought myself to count my scars/recent cuts an the total came up to over three hundred. I am so disappointed in myself. I have gone four years without this burden and...
    Nirvana4Life Nirvana4Life 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    So anxious for this woman to finally be done! Watching all that hair slowly drift down to the floor.. I can not wait to see it when it's finally done!! A fresh hair cut always...
    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F Jul 11

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    Not the easiest thing in the world to do, but most certainly the best decision I have made. The first, my ex. I gave him over a year of my life, miscarried his child, and was to be...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I just ****** everything I had up. The love of my life has now left me and it's all my fault!!!!! I just cut the **** out of my leg I just want to cut deeper and deeper till I'm...
    Lilbit69 Lilbit69 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I can't help it, it's like I feel worthless and I have a million things going on in my mind. Then I cut and I can breathe again and I never noticed I couldn't till I could again...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    its so rare for me to cut my hair, co'z i always want that ragged street look, something that i dont have to put more time on. i want an effortless look, but now i cut i gotta wax...
    jimbarrybendoy jimbarrybendoy 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I came to realize last week that I am cute, I never thought of myself as attractive before, but I'm finally confident about myself now!
    helloimdeupi helloimdeupi 16-17, M 5 Responses Jul 12

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    I'm not trying to kill myself, I'm just trying to ease the pain. I cut when I feel stupid, or afraid, or overwhelmed, or my PTSD is triggered by seeing abuse or mean people or...
    phorgan1 phorgan1 56-60, M Jul 16

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    A few months ago I picked up my grandaughter at school. And she insisted we had to go to the nearby kids ball pool. I just said No but she kept telling me We must go. Finally I got...
    pacodad pacodad 70+, M 3 Responses Jun 27

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    Yesterday I was in the car with my sister in law and she asked me why did u do it again? I said Cus and then she said does it hurt when you cut? I gave her a look like really did...
    cristina44 cristina44 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    Sunday Morning in a small village in Southern Germany. I was sitting outside on my great uncles patio. I decided I was going to help out my aunt so I started walking towards the...
    bigbacon12 bigbacon12 70+ 6 days ago

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    My other post: "I used to cut myself" has changed, by the way. I still have those 4 scars, but there are 2 fresh ones. It's odd- the feeling I get after I have done the deed. I'm...
    MyNameMeansLight MyNameMeansLight 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Trolling For Tresses I am one of those guys who love a challenge. I always believe you'll never succeed if you don't try. And if I fail, I brush off the dust and try again. As a...
    hairitgoes hairitgoes 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I've lived with depression since I was 9 years old, I grew up thinking it was the ultimate norm and everyone was just expected to keep it under wraps. I didn't start with cutting...
    missjae93 missjae93 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I'm a recovering cutter and i can't take the stress and erges I'm going through right now. I battle depression and my parents are fighting right now I just want to take the glass I...
    smilethroughit55 smilethroughit55 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I started cutting myself about 9 months ago. It started as just feeling like **** because i dont have any freinds and no life. But then I started to have back problems. A pinched...
    Nick54 Nick54 18-21, M Jul 14

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    I cut myself. I cut myself because of what people tell me. They say I am worthless, a waste of space, a mistake, nothing, that I shouldn't be alive. It helps me deal with...
    Katalynn17 Katalynn17 13-15, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I do cut myself and I can admit it but I need some advice. I don't wanna be lectured and told not to cut, only people who cut will understand so please don't tell me not to!!! I...
    emi37y emi37y 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I get called cute A lot Like more than a normal baby would it's like every single day I get called cute 15-20 times by different people my BFF even gives me all the attention in...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I did my first cut when I was 13 years old. I don't even know why I did it. And I really regret that first cut. Because now, 5 years later, I still cut. When I don't cut, I self...
    TRexMadness TRexMadness 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I think my mom is or was figuring it out. It started a bit over a month ago when we went to a water park, my one piece bathing suit showed my thighs, and I forgot about the swim...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I picked up my box cutter, I had a very stressful day, thinking, how bad would it hurt? I made a tiny cut in my wrist and liked the feeling. I rolled up my sleeve and sat on my bed...
    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    Ok, so my mom and step dad always argue. Its not physical though. People make fun of me. I am very self concious. I'm 13 and my name is Lauren. I have been cutting for a while now...
    lauren1194 lauren1194 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I just cut myself.. The red lines are much more visible now and no one has a clue about it. My parents think self-harming's a joke so it's best not to tell them before they think I...
    PureLies PureLies 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    I have been cutting myself for awhile now, I hate it but I can't stop I'm too addicted, it's like heroine I'm hooked and can't stop ( I don't actually do heroine). I want to stop...
    Lanigga14 Lanigga14 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I started cutting just 3 days before my birthday. It was actually on my grans birthday I started... after I saw my little sister. She can't be with us either. She's got a new...
    keahstanton keahstanton 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 4

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    I know I held on far longer than I should have. I know I already lost my wife/my best friend years ago. I couldn't let go of the deeply routed genuine love, the amazing memories...
    someonerandom someonerandom 22-25, F Jul 5

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    Poke this is my first story I'm a lil nerves Iv been cutting for a while do to depression as my depression git worse so did my cutting i want to kill myself Cus people keep...
    IAmHatedForWhoIAm IAmHatedForWhoIAm 13-15, T 1 Response Jul 5

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    I try to stop cutting myself but I cant. I like seeing my blood and I like feeling the pain sometimes. I cut my stomach mostly because I feel fat and just wish I could erase my...
    wolfbeliever wolfbeliever 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I started last year a few weeks before school started because I got really depressed and couldn't take it anymore so I wanted to die I had been suicidal before in the seventh grade...
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    At one point in my life I did cut. But then I realized the people I'm mad at aren't being hurt by my cutting. I'm the one holding in all the physical, emotional, and mental...
    angelgregg angelgregg 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I stopped cutting for about two months until yesterday I was just going through a lot that day and I couldn't take I've been wanted to cut for so long and I just did. I told my...
    mikaylahoguexo mikaylahoguexo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I've been clean for two weeks (After cutting myself for eight months) and I'm having horrible urges right now... Usually I turn to music but it's stopped working. Everything has...
    weby667 weby667 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Feeling like I want to cut so bad sitting hear scratching my arm start racking my brain all I want to do is cut iv been thinking about it non stop I'm going insane. the feeling of...
    Ripjr Ripjr 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hes left me. Its been a while since iv cut but iv cut myself to bits this time. I tried to feel anything but the pain of being unloved. I feel pathetic, used, unlovable, and...
    Stiggyb Stiggyb 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Okay. I just needed to vent this out and EP seems like a good place. I cut yesterday. Bad. And I dont even know why. And now that college is over, I feel a tad bit secure. No...
    scarredbutrelentless scarredbutrelentless 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 26

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