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I Finally Cut the Apron Strings

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Am I the only one who like g strings
    lesbiantaylor13 lesbiantaylor13 18-21, F Sep 2

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    I was in the shower for like an hour today and just took my time making each cut, trying to make sure they were deep enough to bleed. I only cut on my thigh though because it is...
    MissxThing MissxThing 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 18

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    I'm now happy, I've found the perfect guy, he's caring, wonderful, cute, and one if the best things that have ever happened to me. I'm away from my stepdad finally. I have Internet...
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    The last day was good. But then I spent the whole time thinking it though and it was ok; now everything finally sinking in and all want to do is cut.
    Justbeingme14 Justbeingme14 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    Ugh bad day... So I have a problem with self injury... I started getting this rash a few weeks ago. I went to the dermatologist and today I finally got my results. My results...
    lovealwayz lovealwayz 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was clean for 7 months, I was doing so well. I kept everything together, my parents finally started to trust me again, my teachers stopped talking to me about it and I'd finally...
    SocietyKilledHer SocietyKilledHer 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 9

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    I use to cut a lot, then went from only cutting once a month to where I am now; twice a day. I know I need to stop or at least cut down on it but it's hard. Each cut tells a story...
    JustAskAnything JustAskAnything 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    The first time i cut my self I was 12 years old. My mother had just had one of her best "motherly moments" of my childhood. She shoved me against the sharp counter leaving a long...
    mst529 mst529 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    Finally the marks are fading...trying not to recut them into my skin is hard but I'm fighting it so happy I've made it this far
    Il0veandre Il0veandre 13-15, F Sep 21

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    the people who love and care about me don't take my cutting as a serious problem. The one person who claims they love me the most, and i can talk to her anytime about anything...
    childcalledit childcalledit 22-25, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    kuroze343 kuroze343 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Bookmark... My 4-year old daughter was busy trying to catch my attention as I was reading a book. Finally, she asked me: "How can you be reading when you're quiet?" "I read...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    One cut, two cut, three cut, floor... Five cut, six cut, one cut more...
    Madis9957 Madis9957 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 17

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    So here' s the deal, i was going here around ep when i saw question that says, "Why do teens hurt themselves on purpose?" Me being a part of that, cuz yeah i'm a cutter, read the...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 21

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    So i kind of don't know what to do and i really need help (Please do not tell me to speak to someone people know and really can't and won't help me) i have been cutting since i was...
    SophieeJordan SophieeJordan 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 21

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    When i cut myself i always knew it would hurt more than the pain i was actually feeling but the thing was i didn't cut my Arms i cut my legs every day i cut myself for almost a...
    Kitry Kitry 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    One cut... Two cut... Three cut... Four. Watch the blood drip to the floor... Five cut... Six cut... Seven cut... Eight. God this feels so f**king great.
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Right now I want to be able to cut myself so that blood just comes out in gushes I want to do that and then watch it as I am listening to some of my favorite music I want to do...
    ImNotReallyFine ImNotReallyFine 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    Once again I cut my self. I cut my thigh this time I ran out of room on my stomach. Someone please tell me why I cut so much cause I really don't know y. Out nay sound stupid. But...
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I just started cutting. I started cutting on September 5, 2014. I hate that date because it's the same date that my dad dad just a different year. I started have flashbacks of my...
    Catlover24680 Catlover24680 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 7

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    I've been doing it on and off since I was 14. I'm 22. No one knew for the longest time. My mom found out when I was 14, and it was the worst thing I could have ever imagined. I...
    tangledx22 tangledx22 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    Okay so I have technology design this year (I had it last year too) and last year I found blades so I took a few at different times and they were good. So this year I found...
    sarahslytherin sarahslytherin 16-17, F 5 Responses Sep 11

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    Argue against it all you want, it's the only way of coping with the pains this world brought me. People would have abandoned me and left me to rot, my blade is always there for me...
    Oldwounds Oldwounds 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 20

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    I just couldn't help my self. i really couldn't. i cut last Friday, i broke the razor, and got those two clean thin razors. i wanted to stop but i was soo hard, i only did four...
    nekokitty13 nekokitty13 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have never cut myself, well at least not on purpose. I have a large scar under my left eye from a saw cutting me when I was a kid, I bled so much and it was painful, obviously...
    kaizob2x kaizob2x 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I haven"t been cutting for 1 mont but today i was so upset and stress out and i cut myself with a cutter well it didn"t bleed but it still feels good sometime i wonder when you...
    reginacs reginacs 16-17, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I can't cut daily anymore because family is always around and my no cutting streak didn't end this afternoon like I thought it would. It ended this evening and it was the best...
    ImNotReallyFine ImNotReallyFine 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I was cleaning the dishes and then a glass just broke on my hand suddenly i got hurt then I got cut and then I completed cutting I want to cut myself right now.
    jumanachan jumanachan 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    A couple of my friends have got me to promise not to but I'm under too much pressure and stress and feel like I need to I went 8weeks without feeling empty and worse than I did...
    meggyd14x meggyd14x 13-15, F Sep 7

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    My mom found out. I don't know how I let this happen. I don't cut anymore but, she saw the most recent cuts. What do I do? She acting like I'm a different person. Like I'm going to...
    Catlover24680 Catlover24680 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 7

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    I cut again today. Two weeks ago I was about to kill myself and then later cut all up my arms. I hadn't since until today. I got too stressed and I cut on my left shoulder. I can't...
    missmalky missmalky 16-17 1 Response Sep 18

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    I find myself wanting to cut. Been clean for 2 months. Trust me im trying really hard to stay clean. I've been a cutter since i was 13 i think... Was able to stay clean for 3 years...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F Sep 19

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    marilynnrox marilynnrox 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 22

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    ElectricSnail ElectricSnail 18-21 1 Response Sep 22

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    I cut myself for the first time today. Twelve cuts to be exact. Not counting the small ones I made on my palm. I felt overwhelmed. It felt good to cut myself though...
    omaxson42 omaxson42 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I used to cut myself as a teenager. The blood reminded me I was alive when I felt numb. I stopped cutting 10 yrs ago, but I have the urge again. My husband has been accusing me of...
    ziggybaby86 ziggybaby86 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've cut so much and I've got in so much trouble for it my mom has sent me away plenty of times to mental hospitals but to her i haven't cut in 4ever to me i cut all the time in...
    mckenziegeddings mckenziegeddings 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Cutting cant solve your problems!! Running is more affective than cutting.
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    Cutting yourself is like cutting your own heart open. No matter how hard you try, only blood will ever escape your body. Your emotions and pain will forever be within you until you...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F Sep 5

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