I Have a Friend Who Cuts

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 129 People

    Scared For My Friend

    I was in the 8th grade when I found out that my best friend, Amy, was cutting herself.  She didn't want to tell me she did. I found out when I saw all the scars on her hips and ankles and I knew that couldn't have been the cat.  I confronted her about it and she...
    Jennie365 Jennie365
    1 Response Apr 17, 2009

    Hanna <3

    Stay strong.were here for you.
    jay107 jay107
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Oct 28, 2011


    Today I was in the cafeteria with my friend. I've known her for a while, almost two years, and we always study after school and like go to each others' houses and stuff. She's super funny and nice and has a ton of friends. But today, during lunch, I just looked over. And there...
    sugarcoatedchainsaw sugarcoatedchainsaw
    13-15, F
    1 Response Dec 11, 2012

    I Don't Know...

    I have a bunch of friends that cut ...I don't really understand it. I did it once thinking it might take my mind off things but it didn't really help and the next day I had to look at it and keep thinking why did i do that? plus try to hide it from other people...what I really...
    holly233 holly233
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 9, 2013

    I Just Don'T Understand!

    I have a realy close friend that get depressed and just starts carving her skin lots of little cuts in a row.please help me understand. She is such a beutiful girl inside and out with a smile that can melt my heart in a minute  
    deleted deleted
    1 Response May 28, 2013

    I'm Worried...

    I have recently found out that one of my best friends have been having trouble at home, and has started cutting. I'm worried as hell about her. I mean, I've known that SOMETHING was wrong with her for a while now. She used to always be really happy, but now it seems forced... And...
    Blackasday Blackasday
    2 Responses Jan 30, 2009

    I Am The Friend Who Cuts

    i have not told anyone yet i would like to know how and why did your friends tell you
    asteral asteral
    18-21, M
    Sep 16, 2011

    What Do I Do

    Okay, heres the scoop. I have two friends who come to me about their cutting. One of them is in therapy so shes okay I guess but the other one isnt. And she just did it three times in one day and now im actually scared for her. One slip up, thats all she needs and she can cut a...
    Helpmyfriends Helpmyfriends
    2 Responses Jun 15, 2008

    The Butterfly Project

    I have a friend who cuts too. I am in a group that wants to help people. And recently the members were given this as a mission. It's called the Butterfly Project. Tell your friend(s) who cut this :) When you feel like you want to cut, take a marker, pen, or sharpies and draw a...
    RiuChan RiuChan
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 9, 2012

    But There Is Nothing I Can Do...

    She loves cutting, says its a relief... an escape. She says she always wants to, even when she's happy. She never stops. She does crazy things - cutting off moles, making patturns, she also burns herself, bruises herself, etc etc etc... I have no control. It scares...
    deleted deleted
    Oct 18, 2009

    Football Players

    Different teams we have always been, The Jocks and the Goths. They were never meant to get along. Who knew that jocks had a soul. Especially one in particular, James. Not only was he was captain of the football team, he was very popular, and very smart and had a very bright...
    battlefighter battlefighter
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2013

    It's actually my Daughter.

    Check my profile for a series of 7 articles on what I've learned trying to help her. Anyone coming to grips with a loved one who cuts may find a lot of resources to learn from and better understand this behavior that may seem alien to us.
    cuttersdad cuttersdad
    46-50, M
    Dec 19, 2015

    It's actually my girlfriend.

    I knew before that she cut, and that she was depressed. I wanted to help her thru it, I just don't know how. I'm not giving up, I will help her thru this, I just need a little advice on wtf I should do. There are so many ways how I could lose her thru this. But I realized that I...
    Coconutsin1698 Coconutsin1698
    18-21, F
    Oct 10, 2014

    I met someone on a site called Haikyo in 2009.

    Haikyo was a fan site someone created based of the movie Suicide Club or something. Somehow we chatted and became friends, we're still friends although our relationship as friends is kind of rocky. He's been diagnosied with some illness that's killing him, he never tells me what...
    AfterFall AfterFall
    22-25, F
    Oct 10, 2014

    and she always tells me.

    ."every cut has a story and I will share them with you in that future but now it's just too painful to share."
    AGreenDayToRemember AGreenDayToRemember
    18-21, F
    May 18, 2014

    I'm Not Supposed To Tell...

    I'm not supposed to tell. But she doesn't have EP... So it's not a bad thing, is it? My best friend whom I've known for many years cuts. She has many problems- her parents are divorced, she doesn't like her school, no boys like her, etc. (Don't get me wrong: she's very beautiful...
    simplymexo simplymexo
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Sep 16, 2011
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