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    I have been cutting myself

    for 2 years now and nobody has noticed. I'm happy about it so nobody will worry but I think to myself. Wow. Nobody cares to look or ask of I am okay. But anyway I cut because I am bullied a lot about my face and because I'm bisexual and because of my thighs (thunder thighs) but...
    LyricalLifee LyricalLifee 16-17, F 15 Responses Jan 7, 2014

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    I have more than one scar the worst ones are in

    my knees. my knees are still indented kinda because of how much skin I peeled off it in gr.1 they got messed up and dry like the need lotion all the time after that incident and its both knees too ugh
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F Feb 4

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    At 20 years old I made a bad decision.

    I stayed up all night and then in the morning decided it was a good idea to drive down state. I was seeking something, to fill a void in my life. Unfortunately, it wasn't what I needed or wanted. I drove home, but on the way there I lost track. I remember the flight to the...
    tryingtogetbacktome tryingtogetbacktome 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2014

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    A Scar That I'Ll Never Forget .

    It was when i was 5 , one afternoon i was with my Big bro . He loves playing guitar and i love listening to it and dancing to his tunes . I started dancing while he played . Before i knew it the huge guitar accidentally slipped from his hand and hit my forehead . I did get pain...
    DanielXav DanielXav 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    but you can't see it.

    it's always there, and every time I think it is healed, it gets ripped open again. physical scars are easy to deal with. emotional ones define who we are.
    smillyboy smillyboy 46-50, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    At some point in my teens I have up on myself

    ever being happy. I became reckless. I have physical scars all over from my face to the bottom of my feet. I found happiness, and the scars bother me.
    CDtime CDtime 31-35, T 1 Response Feb 18

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    I can't even believe i can say this

    but it's been 5 months with no self harm n all the scars are starting to fade. Life feels finally worth it
    laceyaliyah laceyaliyah 16-17, F 7 Responses Apr 10, 2014

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    I have a lot actually.

    Covering my left wrist, part of my right. On both thighs, hips, my left rib cage, and my left ankle. I'll never be able to explain the pain that it took for me to bring a razor to my skin, but I regret every scratch, scrape, gouge, or gash I ever did to myself. I wish that I...
    TheUglyBelle TheUglyBelle 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    So for about 2 weeks ago it started A new girl

    in My class, she seemed very Nice so me and My friends talked to her, and after 20 minutes it feelt like we were really good friends. But, heres the problem, ive been clean for like 1 mounth before we became friends. I thoght it was hard to get that long, but i was very proud...
    HappyDepression HappyDepression 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I have a small burning mark in the shape of a

    square, just like 2cm below my right palm. It's actually not really noticable only if you start to focus on searching it. I burned myself because of a straightener that was on, while I jumped on my aunt's bed. It happened when I was 5 and hasn't left ever since.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 19

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    Had a tumor removed from my right breast.

    So I call it "Frankenboob".
    ExecutiveAsst ExecutiveAsst 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2014

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    I recently got a surgery scar on my knee.

    The surgery was a couple months ago. I dislocated my knee and a tendon got detached from my knee and the doctors had to repair it.
    DrakeoMagister DrakeoMagister 16-17, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I am going to sound like

    such a dramatic. I'm crying now though and it's not like weeping or sobbing like before, no sound, no pressure, just tears pouring out. I do not know who I am. My life has just been one messed up situation to worse messed up situation and any time a little piece of good...
    megansunshine megansunshine 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    if you battle with cutting stop reading now.

    ........ I just want to cut deeper and deeper. I don't feel the pain only joy. oh boy what have I become. how long how long till I stop . maybe it will be when I drop. I am nothing well at least not anymore. my family is being torn by half. I am split by three. I know I am...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I got my scar while serving in Iraq.

    I was near an IED explosion and naturally when it happened, i tried to cover my face with my right arm. Well, i caught some shrapnel to my wrist and forearm area. The forearm cut was not bad, but the wrist cut was pretty deep and open. Being a combat medic, and since a firefight...
    username407 username407 31-35, M 4 Responses Feb 16, 2014

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    I Have A Scar On The Right Side Of My Head.

    I have a scar on the right side of my head and have had to have brain surgery twice. Once in June 1997 the other being in twelve years later in September 2009.I had to have brain surgery as I had a tumour, according to the hospital I was born with the tumour. I had no affects...
    UnhappySmiles UnhappySmiles 36-40, F 10 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    I have scars! Plural.

    Several .... and all from my breast cancer. One is from my port and two are on my breasts from my mastectomies. But they are beautiful because they are evidence that I fought breast cancer and won! :) (Okay I didn't always feel this way but it is how I'm feeling today.)
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 28, 2014

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    I got the first surgical scar on my body last

    year and at first, I didn't like it. I have stretch-marks from my pregnancy, which I still have to come to terms with! Heehee :))So this was HUGE!It still feels a bit numb in that area after 3 months now....but lately, I look at it and it looks familiar. ;) Like its saying to me...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 22

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    When I was a baby a very young one I had to

    have a life saving operation in my chest. I was given very short time to live unless the operation was successful I was born with a blockage in my digestive system which ment I was sick after drinking any fluids. As a result of that operation I have a scar from my belly button...
    louisetiger1 louisetiger1 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    My ex boyfriend once gave a 2 roses.

    11 were real and one was fake, and said that when the last rose dies I will stop loving you.
    roella roella 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 13, 2014

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    Mine are boring though.

    Plenty of cat scratches. Two from dog bites, one right under my eye and one on my lip and one on my knee from a broken mirror
    TheTenaciousPirate TheTenaciousPirate 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I somehow managed to fall headfirst through a

    glass cabinet when I was 2. I had to get stitches on my right temple, eyelid, and cheek. It's no big deal, though. Most of the time I forget it's even there.
    IReallyNeedALife IReallyNeedALife 16-17, M 4 Responses Feb 19

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    I have all my scars from my self harm

    and I hate it. I hate it in the summer when it gets too hot and people see my scars. They know my weaknesses, they know my past meaning they'll pre-judge. I hate them
    lunamoon12 lunamoon12 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    As I cut deeper and deeper then tears stop all

    I feel is num I hear her voice in my head telling my I am a mistake over and over I pick up the blade and cut another time as it goes in to my skin the blood starts to flow I can't stop I tell my self I'm soo hurt by my family I asks my self why why me all I want to do is make...
    alina10912 alina10912 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    deademotion11 deademotion11 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    Scars

    We all have scars, inside and out. We have freckles from sun exposure, emotional trigger points, broken bones, and broken hearts. However our scars manifest, we need not feel ashamed but beautiful. Alexander Foss Tiny Buddha
    Curiouscee Curiouscee 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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    YesSir3845 YesSir3845 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have scars whether they be emotional scars

    or physical. Every scar I have tells a story. I hate my physical scars they make me feel less beautiful. But every scar I have tells a story of heartbreak and sorrow. I am ashamed of some of my scars but I look at them now and am proud because I'm stronger now. Even my...
    crimsonrosebud crimsonrosebud 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 30

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    My cousin stupid dog attacked me a

    now I have a huge scare on my lip I look so hideous
    DeeDeS DeeDeS 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 18

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    All my life I've been perceived

    as weak, incapable, less than others. This is about real life and real courage. COURAGE CAN'T ALWAYS BE SEEN There are times like this that courage must pursue Because it isn't enough to just sit around and stew There are times when the odds are totally against you But the...
    deepscar deepscar 46-50, F 8 Responses Jun 2, 2014

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    When I was small child,

    I had open heart surgery. I was only 3 years old and I had a septum dysfunction. My family and all my loved ones almost lost me forever. I almost died. What happened was my heart functioned like anyone else's. But when it came to pressure, my heart didn't pump hard enough to...
    Shoptaw Shoptaw 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    Yeah, when I was in high school a semi–truck

    hit me and i put my head through the window. I was knocked out but then I came to and started driving again. I was unaware of what I was doing and I drove into some other cars and then through a big fence onto someone's lawn. I was later told that there was so much blood from my...
    ZeroCircle ZeroCircle 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 2, 2014

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    So, when I was about 4 years old,

    I went to preschool. We had this little playground thing and I was trying to get up to the top to slide and this kid was easing with a toy tractor on the slide. He rolled it up the slide and BAM! It hit me right where the middle of my glasses cover it up.
    6356kk 6356kk 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    It's On My Heart

    Not all scars are visible, some are deep inside, not showing where others may see, until they are in your heart.
    308shooter 308shooter 56-60, M 13 Responses May 16, 2012

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    the only scar I have is the scar from

    where I had my kids from. my c section scar
    jenniebaez1992 jenniebaez1992 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    18 Scars And Counting

    I'm 20 years old and have 18 scars from 5 surgeries in the past 2 years. I have three more surgeries scheduled and will have many more following for as long as I may live. I'm not writing this for sympathy but to tell you to embrace your scars. Scars are badges of courage not...
    OkayQuestionMark OkayQuestionMark 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2013

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    I have scars all over my body.

    It's embarrassing, really... Growing up, I've heard so many opinions in my life regarding my scars. 'A proper girl shouldn't have scars', 'Don't wear THAT! Your scars are showing!', 'What kind of a girl are you to have so many scars?!' 'Ewwww! Where the hell did you get...
    mistfox mistfox 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    A scar? More like scars I like to call them

    battle wound , cause depression is one hell of a mind **** fighting back and forth for your life, frustrated and all I wanted was the calming release I never thought of myself as a cutter, till I'd come home to do it everyday , the more blood the more intrigued I came, I...
    Lustedluna Lustedluna 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 3, 2014

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    This is the story as I was told it.

    When I was a baby at the tender age of 9months old, my father put me on the couch instead of my playpen and went upstair. There was a coffee table in fromt of the coich that had a perculatot on it brewing coffee. I crawled off the couch onto the floor and pulled the cord...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 9

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    Most are on my legs and arms.

    And they all came from an amazing childhood!
    CaribbeanEmpress CaribbeanEmpress 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    I have 300 scars. 200 on my wrists to my

    shoulders. 57on my thighs and 43 on my stomach. Just because of 13 years of life... I tried to kill myself in my last year of primary school (12). I had a counsellor sent I for an hour a day but I never talked. Do you want to know why? Because at 12 I had so many problems that...
    monster04 monster04 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    I have many scars but one of my most worrisome

    ones, is one that I received in the spring of 2008, I went in for a regular check up at my local Dermatologist office. I usually go about once a year. I have had several spots removed over the last several years where the doctors are checking for possible skin cancer, nothing...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 12

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    Scars

    Some people go to the dermatologist to get rid of a scar. Others use concealer and makeup to hide their scars. The lengths we go through to hide ones scars. But not to understand and learn to appreciate that very scars purpose in ones life. A scar is an experience. It describes...
    ash1a ash1a 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 12, 2013

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    Micahbreeart Micahbreeart 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    But they're all stupid (boys will be boys) type

    of scars eg. falling out of trees/off bikes
    Ishapian Ishapian 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    I think it's funny when people complain about

    scrapes and cuts on their knees or arms. Like bish* get on my level. Look at this magnificent scar of mine, Harry Potter ain't got sh*** on me. XD
    mstv1112 mstv1112 16-17, F Feb 4

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