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I Have Done It Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 11 People

    Why Do I Continue to Self-harm When I Keep Saying I'll Stop?

    I started self-harming when I was fifteen, after my mother died. I didn't even understand what I was doing, or why. I used to steal pieces of mirror, carving tools and stanley knives from the Art room at school and sit in the toilets cutting my arms. I stopped after about twelve...
    maybecrazy maybecrazy
    26-30, F
    Feb 4, 2008

    After a long, really long period of time I have

    done it again. I was clean of self harm for a, I cant even say. It was that good that I did not even count days as I usually do when I stop it. Then just one day I did it again no reason I just needed it. I failed again at becoming winner at this fight that I fight for a pretty...
    Nedza96 Nedza96
    18-21, M
    May 17, 2015

    Something that started

    as a way to cope with and acknowledge the truth of my feelings, even to share them . . Has become a distraction from them And added to the list of things I can do to avoid working on real problems . . . So I have been myself again . . . Will I do what i always do?
    dispossessed dispossessed
    51-55, F
    1 Response Jun 5, 2014

    IVE Done It Again

    flourlady111 flourlady111
    46-50, F
    Feb 2, 2009
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