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I Finally Cut the Apron Strings

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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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    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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    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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    I have been told that my butt is cute. It always gets spanked because it is so spankable. They are nice melons!
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    Last night I feel pathetic and was about to cry again...so I stopped myself. Ran to grab my pocket knife it's so much better than scissors. With little pressure on the knife I...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 11 Responses 6 days ago

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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'm sorry, I hate being here. But I need to get some things off my chest before I do something stupid. I am 67 days clean, and I don't want to reset the number, but I know I...
    ReesesPeaces ReesesPeaces 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    Last night I finally had the courage to tell my boyfriend that I cut myself, it was really hard for me to do, I didn't wanna keep it from him and it just kinda came out, 3 weeks...
    myn1 myn1 26-30, F Aug 23

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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 a week ago

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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.
    Amyann114 Amyann114 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I started when I was 10. And it just progressed when I got older. I started cutting bad when I was 15/16. I even had my own special cutting serrated knife I would use. I hated my...
    UnstableSammi UnstableSammi 22-25, F Aug 20

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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 4 Responses Sep 3

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    -TRIGGER WARNING- People ask me why I cut automatically thinking it's attempted suicide or will lead to it..NO! I don't cut because I want to die, I cut because I'm trying to stay...
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I love cutting myself and I think cutting is great. This is of course, just an opinion coming from me. Cutting. I don't see it like it's a bad thing. Everyone says, "oh I regret...
    xrefusetosink xrefusetosink 22-25, F 10 Responses Aug 22

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    ...hmm... i joined this group when i was on my quest for tokens which sadly i have just given up on now. *sighs* Seeing as though no matter how many i join or how much i write and...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 28

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    I have tried really hard to stop cutting. Over the past couple years it has become somewhat of an addiction for me. Whenever I was upset, angry or just feeling anything I didn't...
    RubyTuesday413 RubyTuesday413 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    Why do people feel the need to cut it doesn't make the pain go away. Your just hurting yourself and after you don't you think your badass or something I could cut my self and it...
    Blackwolf666 Blackwolf666 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    I was almost a week clean but I cut today I guess ill be wearing long sleeve tomorrow The less I cut the more cuts I cut when I start again
    Maria134747 Maria134747 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    The first time I cut was at the end of July. My mom and I were fighting because we had just gotten back from a psychiatrist visit. She wanted me to go on Zoloft for GAD and chronic...
    bandfreak26 bandfreak26 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    Well, I didn't cut myself for about 2 or 3 months, idk. It was really hard u know. But 6 days ago I cut myself again. And I missed this feeling so much guys! I have just one friend...
    sempiternalHell sempiternalHell 13-15, F 7 Responses Aug 29

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    Sharp Thoughts By Kassidy Voelker And Tristan Rethman We cut into our skin because we're angry, we're sad, we're hurtin we're trying to hide it but We're lost and we're broken. We...
    ImNotReallyFine ImNotReallyFine 13-15, M Aug 29

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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 1 Response 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 5 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 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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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 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was cutting pretty bad from 20 a day to 90 a day all over my legs and arm and I did that for about 11 months I was covered in scars but most of them faded now I've been clean for...
    greenmonkeysoup greenmonkeysoup 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I used to do it for crap reasons- I thought I'd be 'interesting', I thought this guy would love me back. But after a while, after I stopped and then relapsed, I started loving it...
    HorizonHeart HorizonHeart 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    I woke up today and the day automatically started so bad, with work related stuff. And as the day progressed it just got worse. I'm someone who might be a mess in all aspects of my...
    Wallflower921 Wallflower921 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I cut a lot I have like 30 cuts on my wrist, the word "fat" on my thigh with more cuts I guess I won't be wearing shorts and ill have to wear long sleeves tomorrow
    Maria134747 Maria134747 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 21

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    I haven't cut for 5 years. Tonight I just cut. I'm a ******* idiot. I have a social event tomorrow and now have to hide them under bracelets. God knows what my boyfriend would do...
    Zexy129 Zexy129 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    This month, Sony released a new camcorder - Sony PXW-X70. It is really a powerful machine containing both recording and photography. This camcorder is of great significance because...
    cheney0808 cheney0808 22-25, M Aug 28

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    I was driving home today and I stopped at McDonalds to get a smoothie, I went through the drive through and when I reached out to grab my smoothie from the guy he must have seen my...
    nornorrr nornorrr 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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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 7 Responses Sep 7

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    aww! he is so funny when he starts making his own language while caressing me.. he cracks me up. cute cute cute.
    ladywarelock ladywarelock 36-40, F a week ago

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    I used to cut my wrist a lot but now I'm on holiday and I didn't take any sharp items something's I scratch at my writ when I feel like cutting or scream but I get really cranky...
    justapotat0 justapotat0 13-15, T Aug 17

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    Done it again.. I'm a huge **** up. Don't deserve to live! I deserve all the hate I get, I deserve everything that comes to me, I'm a waste of *****, someone else could have been...
    Jodiii14 Jodiii14 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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    I really like this guy...( I'm in the closet btw) He's nice, funny, cute and I'm so comfortable being around him. I flirt with him and he flirts back to me (I think) bc onetime we...
    abelive06 abelive06 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I haven't cut in over two weeks, but I need to so bad. I hadn't felt the need to till now. It's all hitting me and I need it. That or a cigarette, but I'm not smoking anymore. I...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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