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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    well i had a bad memory and it resulted in me cuttin but mann. it did feel good hmmm i wish someone was out there to make me feel the way cutting makes me feel. on a high to where...
    feelsgoodtocut feelsgoodtocut 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    Hey, I'm wondering if anyone can relate here. I'm a woman in my mid twenties and for a few years now I have wanted to get my hair cut really short but have been too scared and...
    PixieDust2015 PixieDust2015 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Finally got my hair cut, and I actually like it, the long hair was in the way anyways
    drako112005 drako112005 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    I finally got my hair cut, and it's better than the long hair
    drako112005 drako112005 22-25, M Jan 8

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    I was 9 when I became suicidal and depressed and I was 13 when I first cut myself. In that moment, I was frozen and numb. When I dug that rusty blade in my skin, I felt alive. I...
    mightymouse69 mightymouse69 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    Why? I keep asking myself the same question every time i do this. Why do i keep cutting? It doesnt really help. Just leaves scars. I dont really feel the pain of cutting, i think...
    Nick54 Nick54 18-21, M Jan 7

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    I'm fifteen. I'm a sophomore and I've been continually depressed since last summer when the first girl I legitimately fell for got really mad at me and then moved away. I just sent...
    GuiltyLover GuiltyLover 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    To wear a g string to the gym. It was so exhilerating when I was changing and getting ready in the locker room. I was walking around in nothing but a G! One of the female staff...
    adrian71 adrian71 26-30, M a week ago

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    A coworker told me about this site so I thought I'd try it. I'm a 40 year old woman, married, accounting professional. I have long brown hair past my shoulders. And I'm trying to...
    mpenny1974 mpenny1974 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 20

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    I hate getting my hair cut. I'm always trying my best to grow my hair long because I don't like the length it is now. My mom is always saying to me if you cut here your hair will...
    Girlinpink0075 Girlinpink0075 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I started a while back and it wasn't as bad. They were just scratches that didn't even bleed. Soon I fell deeper into depression and things stared to get worse. I broke down one...
    Xbr0Kenx Xbr0Kenx 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I started cutting when I was 14. Started off with small cuts but when my boyfriend died, I didnt just cut my wrist but all my thighs and other areas that arent visible to the naked...
    dhanieliene dhanieliene 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My mom to wood drag me and my two brothers to the barber shop every six weeks to get our hair cut. From the time i was about 10 on Saturday mornings it was off to the barber shop...
    HAIRCUTTER10 HAIRCUTTER10 56-60 Dec 31, 2014

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    I've always cut. I've always had that urge that wouldn't go away especially when I get hurt or life is rough. Or I'd smoke. Or I'd drink. Or all three. I don't have cigarettes or...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I started cutting in the beginning of 7th grade. I go back and forth.. I cut then I don't for a while but I always got back.. When I first started I told people I trusted (5...
    Gamer0808 Gamer0808 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    So I just cut myself last time I cut was 4 days ago I had to cut on my right wrist even tho I'm right handed I couldn't cut on my left wrist because I have an appointment on the...
    Maria134747 Maria134747 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I can't stop its not that easy people always say why u cut that's not ok u need help well I cut bc of depression not everyone has a perfect life and it's not that easy to just stop...
    WolvesXtigersXanimals WolvesXtigersXanimals 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Honestly, I miss it. Last time I cut was right before Christmas. Recently I decided to stop for good because..because I didn't want to have to explain it to new people I met. Know...
    tangledx22 tangledx22 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Soooooo.....I had stopped cutting myself for two months. But than things started to get bad again. My aunt was yelling at me more and calling names,and me and my brother hated each...
    cutekittycat cutekittycat 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    I feel empty, alone. Everyone says I'm cut but don't want to date me. Everyone says I'm not fat but no one says I'm skinny. I've been feeling like life was worthless. Suicide is on...
    bmthannah bmthannah 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    I really feel like cutting, I wanna cut away all hurt all the pain, all the sorrow, all my failures, all my screwups. I deserve to cut deep and a lot.
    rokrchik1211 rokrchik1211 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I cut but not for the reasons most people do (I don't mean that in a harsh way) but I cut because of pleasure I love pain so I cut myself for fun
    katieluvspee katieluvspee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    It's hard for me to not cut my wrists when something bad happens, and then i feel terrible after I've cut, then it makes me want to cut even more, so here i am regretting my stupid...
    EyelessGlitch EyelessGlitch 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    To me a love of cute frilly things can apply to such hings as a say a teddy bear in a cute dress with frills on the hems or parts of the bodice in the dress. Equally it maybe that...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 31-35 1 Response Jan 13

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    Hi, I'm Garrett. I'm a 14 year old freshman. I'm gay and horny. I love cute older boys. I service upperclassmen and they look out for me. It's a mutually beneficial relationship. I...
    1supercutie 1supercutie 13-15, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love to go out picnic usually by myself when ever I look at families with kids their kids playing saying stuff some times I smile when I hear them so unique so cute same words so...
    never0empty never0empty 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I haven't cut in 2 years and recently I've had a major urge to cut. I'm not sure why. And today I ended up scratching at my skin till I felt the pain I needed to feel.
    xxalicerosexx xxalicerosexx 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    I'm cutting right now I cut because I want to feel something besides sad all the time. I have been through hell and back these past 5 months with my diagnosis
    hgentry hgentry 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I've always been the type of girl to not really care much about having long hair. I've had long hair, cut it short and grew it out many times. Just recently I was in the shower and...
    MickxLove MickxLove 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    It finally happened. I guess I should say that it has been a long time coming but honesty, I had no clue. Let me start from the beginning. Did I always know I liked other women...
    EnticingPuddle EnticingPuddle 18-21, F Jan 5

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    Anyone else ever felt itching where your cuts or scars are? Maybe it's just me. It happens even if I haven't cut there in months.
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F Jan 6

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    Before I cut I would get this pain in the middle of my chest. In the time I was cutting I had no pain in my chest. I'm almost 2months clean now but I'm having that pain in my chest...
    Waterstorm Waterstorm 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    I was on a two month no cutting mission and I cried because i could do it. Now I started on my right hand and i have never cut this deep before.
    Adridee Adridee 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    I haven't cut in about a month, and every time I get really depressed or pissed my wrists start tingling, and I get the urge to cut. People don't understand that its an addiction...
    SafeHavens SafeHavens 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    After having a horrible semester at school and finally coming home and talking to my dad about it; I'm finally starting to feel at ease.
    rapidreader101 rapidreader101 18-21, F Jan 8

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    As a self harmer, For some reason I stare at people's wrists sometimes out of habit and its usually rare for me to see anything. Today I was in one of my classes and a girl took of...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    People are like those pictures which have the tiny dashes showing where to cut out. You can color them in but if it gets ugly, I cut them out and turn the page
    NewBeginnings5 NewBeginnings5 22-25 Jan 11

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    I tried so hard to resist cutting I begged myself I told myself I couldn't I even went through the torture of hiding it through my ahead again but I gave in and once j was insulted...
    sadnesskillsme sadnesskillsme 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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    I want to but I know I shouldn't I know that it won't help and I know it will just make me feel worse after but even then cutting for me is like I'm in a ocean blind folded I can...
    Alli13146 Alli13146 13-15, F Jan 11

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    I want to cut so badly ;( there's so much inner pain and hatred but cutting will make it stop
    AngelicVomit AngelicVomit 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    Today i just found out my boyfriend cheat on me so i cutt again but this time i cutt a little deeper well it"s not too deep you think i need bandage to hide it? Or i should make it...
    nagaseiori nagaseiori 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 13

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