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I Have Hurt Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    It's Not At All Nice, But....

    .......I remember from those far off days when I used to slash myself. Actually, it's not so far off when I think about it. The last time I did it was in 1997 and I caught a horrible blood virus from having all those cuts up my arms, more like scratches really.  I would...
    booklover56 booklover56
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Oct 8, 2009

    This Addiction Is Like A Fiery Venom Within My Blood And Heart.

    The beginning of this year I had found out that I had a rather severe depression, and a few weeks after that I started cutting myself. I used to punch things until my knuckles bled, but this...this was so much different. It started off as a small cut and after that I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 20, 2010

    Revisiting Bad Habits

    I have hurt myself.  It started with me banging my head with fists over and over until it would stop.  I was what I'd consider young and I would just hit myself with my fists over and over.  I always did it where my hair covered.  I didn't want anyone to know...
    sillygrrl sillygrrl
    26-30
    4 Responses Jun 5, 2008

    Candle Making

    Friday I was trying to pour  candle wax in to a mold from my small crock pot and Accidently dropped it.  I got my right forearm scalded and my right breast got 2nd degree burns on it.  It has been hurting so much and I am scared of getting an infection.
    lilfern lilfern
    51-55, F
    May 19, 2008

    No One Knew.

    Is it worse that no one knew or that I felt like no one paid enough attention to me to see what was going on? I really was so young.. it's probably been 10 years or so. I was still a child in my opinion now, but then I thought I could make adult decisions. Partially influence...
    anon4me anon4me
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Nov 14, 2007

    Volunteers Needed For A Research Study On Self Injury

    Share your experience- Help increase understanding about self-injury! Have you intentionally cut yourself in the last 30 days? We invite you to share your experience by participating in a short online study. The purpose of this research is to examine health factors related to...
    ODUResearcher ODUResearcher
    26-30, F
    May 21, 2012

    I Dont Know Why I Do

    sometimes, its to calm me down. whenever i get really angry, i just want to hurt someone. so if someone is there, i hurt them. but if someone isnt, i hurt myself. i usually cut. sometimes i'll hit myself really hard against things.   there are so many scars all over my...
    bells19 bells19
    18-21, F
    Dec 15, 2008
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