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I Have Cut Myself Before

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    Ok so. I haven't told anyone that I cut but I don't do it a lot. Maybe once a mouth but I've never told anyone. And I don't think that any one knows. But I just really have to get...
    Awkward0Turtle Awkward0Turtle 13-15 Apr 8

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    When I cut myself, it was like releasing all of the pain. I don't do it anymore because it was causing attention from my peers. & because I realized I can get through this. My...
    eda99 eda99 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    I was addicted. I started when he was arrested. But by the time he got out, it was too late.
    unhealthyvibes unhealthyvibes 13-15, F Feb 28

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    I had been doing so well coping with my stress and I hadn't cut myself for about 10 months but last night I don't know what came over me. I was sat in my room overwhelmed about the...
    A1107 A1107 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2013

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    It Helps Me Pretend The Rest Of My Life Is Normal. - As I'm typing now, I'm concious of the scars on my legs and the wounds on my arm. It started last year, little scratches with...
    pearleegirl pearleegirl 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 10, 2011

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    I hate when people act like you can "just stop." Self-injury is an addiction, you can't "just stop." Can people just up and decide to stop smoking or overdosing on drugs? No. It's...
    orderwithaprefix orderwithaprefix 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 25

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    No one in my life knows I have cut myself. I don't think any of them realize I am that depressed. It's too hard for me to tell them because of the look they get in their eyes...
    Mercury4006 Mercury4006 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 28

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    Insight; It Made So Much Sense... - I only did it once. It was actually about 4 months ago. Up until I actually did it myself, I never really could fully understand why anyone...
    themidnightblue18 themidnightblue18 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2010

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    One Little Cut - I cut myself for the first time last month, the cut is fading, and you can hardly see it anymore. I have wanted to cut hundreds of times since then, but somehow, I...
    lovaticforever13 lovaticforever13 13-15, F May 13, 2013

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    From About 8 To 20 - I started cutting myself when I was about 8 or 9 and stopped when I was about 20 (except for a few lapses). I would cut myself on the forearms, ribs, thighs...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40 Mar 29, 2013

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    I am now two months clean since i last cut. its been hard but its going to be ok
    TealMarie TealMarie 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 2

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    I Didn't Even Cry - I remember the first time I cut. It wasn't deep it didn't bleed a lot and I wasn't really strong enough to go through with it. It still felt stupidly good...
    sophiehastings sophiehastings 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2012

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    My Story - So here's my story.  My name is Rob, I'm 19, and the last time I cut myself was about a month ago.  It was after I had felt like I had failed at trying to save a...
    SpeakOutMediaGroup SpeakOutMediaGroup 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 5, 2012

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    Me Too. - I cut myself. But I'm such a coward. Once I picked up the razor, I just went to town. My thighs and wrists are now bloody and hurting. It felt good. Great, actually. I...
    notproud0 notproud0 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2013

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    Yes, I Have Cut Myself - I cut myself for the first time when I was really depressed. I later found out I had depression, but that's another story. I used a razor and cut myself on...
    BieberMammoth BieberMammoth 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 15, 2012

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    I was walking in my house and then I step on a knife that cut my foot and heel and could not get to the phone so I had to stretch to get my phone and when did fainted then woke up...
    painfulwedgiegirl painfulwedgiegirl 13-15, F Mar 2

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    It has been three years since i cut myself and I'm proud i stopped
    somewhereinwonderland somewhereinwonderland 16-17, F Feb 5

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    New Developments.. - so i recently found out that my ex's parents are supporting him through this trialas i suspected.but his father is well aware of how abusive he can be,he hit...
    younggirllost younggirllost 18-21, F Feb 15, 2012

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    Punish Her! Punish Her! Punish Her! - Poem, not a story, but still, this is what goes on in my head..... Kinda.... I don't really hear voices, I'm not schizophrenic..Punish her...
    cuteNcurvy cuteNcurvy 18-21, F Aug 9, 2012

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    Briefly, But It Scarred - I was very shocked when I picked up the knife. I've only done it briefly a few times, and I'd like to say never again - but who knows? It was all because...
    LittleMissDimples LittleMissDimples 16-17, F Feb 12, 2013

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    I can't remember the last time I have harmed myself, its been a couple of months & I've been getting a lot of help by talking about it with my counciler & whatnot. I did it because...
    15cmalone 15cmalone 16-17, F Feb 6

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    Fascinating - I love it and I hate it. It reminds me I am here but it also reminds me that no one see's me. I see the blade in my hand fascinated by the edge, its shape, and its...
    babydoll73 babydoll73 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21, 2012

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    For some reason, the physical pain is more comforting than emotional pain.
    deathismysoulmate deathismysoulmate 18-21 3 days ago

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    Summer is coming and I was the kind of nudist person who loves expressions of body and openness and swimming and it looks like im going to have some stories to make up
    frozenkisses21 frozenkisses21 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I Hate It When... - I ask seriously for help with my issues and people treat me like I'm stupid or make them into a joke or give me smart butt answers.
    Mkay2013 Mkay2013 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    I Cut - i havent for a while, tonight i did it and if bled for the first time like actually more than scratches. i dont do it to feel better, i do it more becasue i like the way it...
    breathofsnowandashes breathofsnowandashes 16-17, F Aug 28, 2012

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    So its been about a year of little on nd off cutting. So my cuts weren't deep they never have been Cos I can't get deep so its never to serious but now I'm doing it again is it...
    forgottenluna forgottenluna 16-17, M Feb 16

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    So I did something last night that I'm very proud of . I threw away all of my blades . I got to thinking,"Do I really want scars all over my body? No I don't. It's time to stop...
    PerfectionDoesntExist PerfectionDoesntExist 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2013

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    I Dunn Why - no matter whats going on i always seem to want to do it , but i started noticing all the scars left behind and relized one day that i never wanted to do it again, have...
    bnana666 bnana666 18-21 Jan 18, 2013

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    I actually stopped a while back. Not really, like last year after Christmas. It's hard but I did and I'm proud of myself. My girlfriend looked down on me for it, though she has...
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    Unfortunately I have twice but don't plan on doing it again anytime soon. Whenever the though even crosses my mind, I go straight to my books and music.
    rapfordays rapfordays 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    (Kyle= my 4 year old little brother.) Kyle: Sissy why do you have those marks on your arm? Me: Well Bubs....um, I have these little mean monsters who hurt me on the inside, but...
    TealMarie TealMarie 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I have bean bully so many time I have cut myself so may times I have bean hurt so many times
    Nyamal Nyamal 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    .....I cut myself for the first time about 3 weeks ago.... It stung. I remember the night so clearly. I was depressed because I found out my crush had sex with another girl when I...
    WolfGirl31 WolfGirl31 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I cut myself, I'm so depressed and angry. I'm only 13 but I have recently stated cutting, I use "being tired" as an excuses for being depressed. I am sleep deprived though, but...
    purgahja purgahja 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I cut myself every day i can't control myself razor is my bestfriend no one ever wants to talk to me noone ever cared about my cuts thats makes me cut more and more as deep as i...
    rawan99 rawan99 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I used to cut then I stopped since my parents found out and they said if they saw another cut they would take me to a hospital so I was clean for 3 months.But I just cut myself...
    awkwardunicorn awkwardunicorn 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    My arms throbbing with pain after being hit on the arm with a plank of wood. The woman continues to scream. Continues to shout. Continues to remind me why everything is my fault...
    revolucion revolucion 22-25, M Mar 19

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    I cut myself all the time. I hit a vein last night and the wound is open. It wouldn't stop bleeding for an hour. I passed out. Woke up and patched it up. How should I treat my cut...
    CydneyGarrett CydneyGarrett 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I cut myself today because of what happened with my brother and the 2nd oldest boy in our family found out and he talked to me but I still have a very strong urge to cut myself and...
    Dancelover279 Dancelover279 13-15, F Mar 24

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    I cut myself, I just have some days where I feel really lonely and like nobody understands me. I have lots of problems in my family and just wish somebody could understand me but...
    JulietA93 JulietA93 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Any one has a razor .i really need to cut myself and see my blood . I am sick of always hurting myself from inside if I can't stop myself from inside I will do it on the outside.
    Lonelyvamp2 Lonelyvamp2 13-15, F Apr 4

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    It's been a month since I've cut myself. This is what I've done to myself in September
    breannainreverse breannainreverse 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Why does everything always have to be so hard? But I guess that's life... I went from one addiction to the other. From self-harming to drugs and then back to self-harming myself...
    MonjaVictor MonjaVictor 16-17, F Apr 1

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    I want to cut myself soooooo bad!!! Ican feel the the blood running down my arm.I don't know if I'm going to make it!:( :(
    cutekittycat cutekittycat 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I cut myself again tonight. This probably means nothing to any of you I just needed to get it out.
    sarabell36 sarabell36 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    earlier this week i resorted back to cutting myself, I etched the word "live" on my stomach, now everytime i bend over or even wear pants, it hurts a lot
    lbrockm0 lbrockm0 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I cut myself and went to my mom after realizing what I did, she just wiped off my wrist put a band aid on it and sent me back to bed! Not sure what I was thinking when I did it I...
    ariel2891 ariel2891 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I cut myself and am not ashamed of it...
    emilylililove emilylililove 18-21, F Mar 25

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    Honestly I just cut myself because I had a fight and It just makes me made when people say stuff about it behind my back!!
    Caityabraham Caityabraham 18-21, F a week ago

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    I cut myself brava use of depression and all the bad thighs that are happening to me
    Nyamal Nyamal 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I just wanna freakin cut myself
    rokrchik1211 rokrchik1211 18-21, F 15 Responses 22 hrs ago