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I Have Lots of Scars

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    My War Wounds - I have quite a lot of scars all over my pale skin and most are sadly self inflicted .I was a self harmer during my youth so my arms have blade marks up and down...
    certifiable certifiable 70+, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2011

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    How To Fade Cuts - I know bio oil is good for fading cuts or scars but does anyone know any home remedies ??
    Skinnygirlnightmare Skinnygirlnightmare 13-15, F Jul 23, 2013

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    I have been a cutter for a year now. And I've been clean for about a month. But the recent events in my life have been getting to me. A lot. My house just burned down. And I'm at a...
    urbanangel99 urbanangel99 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Yes I Did This To Myself - But no more...I'm clean...no more scares to be...but I love my scared each one has a thought or meanin...enough said...
    Cadet1995 Cadet1995 18-21, F 4 Responses May 6, 2011

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    **Most of Them Caused By Me** - ~ THAT'S A REALLY HARD PILL TO TRY & SWALLOW ~ That most of my scars are self-inflicted. I caused most of the damage done to my psyche. It was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 19, 2009

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    I have scars on my body from when i was beaten and attacked 2 months ago.
    wallflower365 wallflower365 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    Brief Ponder - Cocoa-Butter & Time Couldn't heal the crimes I've committed against myself.
    maezombiie maezombiie 18-21, F Dec 1, 2013

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    Sore Stains - i get told i have a lot f scars, alot on my back... not from passionate sex (well not all) i have got them from falling on to fence posts, Go Karting incidents. i...
    Bobro Bobro 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 19, 2009

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    I Am Not My Scars - Like a lot of people here, I have a lot of scars from self-harm. They are mostly on my arms and legs. For a long time, cutting was my only coping method - and...
    starquake starquake 18-21, F Jun 8, 2013

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    all over my wrists,my thighs. scars that tell a story.scars that i hate,that i want to disappear. seeing them is a trigger for the girl i once was,a trigger that makes me relapse...
    solmerbunny solmerbunny 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Yep... Lets Go In Order Shall We? Or Try. - age two, i had to have plastic surgery on my lip. my brother shoved me into a chair that caused my lip to rip half way off.  age 6...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 3, 2010

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    No Regrets - I have many scars on my body from si, and yeah sometimes I don't like them, but there isn't a single one that I regret. They all tell a story of who I am. They are a...
    AWGIsPerfection AWGIsPerfection 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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    I have scars and cuts from self-harm, and I'm not willing to stop I guess... My appearance is the only part of me that I feel I have control over, really, and even parts of that...
    reversi reversi 13-15, F Mar 15

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    I Have Made Them - i do not regret what i have done to my body. yes, they are ugly in the general sense but they are mine...they are me now. i cannot hide them that well especially...
    SunkinLies SunkinLies 18-21, T Dec 21, 2010

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    Too Many To Count -  I have countless scars all over my body. It looks so disgusting. 
    reset reset 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2010

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    Scars - I had to think about this for a mo-momment of how many,types of scars that there are.For me mental are the worst kind there is.I have so many mental pictures & voices
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 2, 2010

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    I cut myself to ease the pain inside me. I have done it for 6 years. I hate my scars.
    viktoriatiril viktoriatiril 18-21, F Mar 17

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    Yes I have a keloid scar in my right knee and its really embarassing cause I really cant wear shorts and some dresses like for and semi-formal dress that above the knee. Im 16...
    Swa20 Swa20 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Let's work from top to bottom. My arms have crap from selfharm. Not very recent, though. Last one was probably like February. The ones are my stomach are also self harm. I have one...
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I got a big and ugly keloid on my left knee 3 yers ago while playing with my friends.Now I can't wear skirts or shorts.I have decided to wear skin colour leggins for fair...
    Venessa44 Venessa44 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I found this support group through google. I have been suffering with keloids on both of my ears since I was nine years old. I have had a total of 7 surgeries all to which the...
    Marquinta Marquinta 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    So many people have said they would talk to me, and they add me to the friends list, and what not and say nice things at first, then the next day. Nothing whatsoever Why?
    anton88 anton88 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I hate them most of the time, but I say I'm a tiger who's earned her stripes :')
    EllieJane3 EllieJane3 16-17, F Mar 26

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    Follow me in Instagram I have lots of gaming stuff up and airsoft but mostly random thins - ig is - scottishwar1
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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    I have many scars. Most notably the ones on my chest. I was in the marine corps and a friend of mine stepped on a IED. He's gone and they dug pieces of it and him out of my chest...
    largemuscledmale largemuscledmale 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have many scars. I used to be clumsy as a kid, so I have a lot of scars from trips and falls. But..mostly, I have a lot of scars from self-mutilation. I don't have a...
    imryll imryll 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I dont have many scars, but the point is that I do in fact have them. All of them are self inflicted. I am currently nearly done with sophmore year, thank god! Its not that I dont...
    Livefree12 Livefree12 16-17, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I have two scars, and how I got them both are a little embarrassing hahah. Once when I was laying on my tummy, writing with a double ended pencil, I sneezed and stabbed myself on...
    lilqueenbee lilqueenbee 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Sometime my radio freaks out and changes stations by its self. I went to put a cd in and pressed eject, a "Tu Pac" cd came out. I now talk to "Tu pac" ghost through my radio when...
    BCope BCope 18-21, M Mar 23

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    I have lots of guy friends and some girl friends , sometimes when I'm with a guy friend and get to know them better I think they become more attractive and since I spend time with...
    StRiKiNgEEk StRiKiNgEEk 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Oooh I have lots! Let me see; Mitsouko, Opium and Dolce Vita, Heavy rose perfumes like Bulgari, sugary ones like Hard Candy (and Candy by Prada) very modern ones like Juicy Couture...
    Brangwen Brangwen 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I smoked pot daily for over 6 years in an attempt to not deal with the trauma that I experience in my life. I lost my job, my friends and my will to even live. Anytime I had a...
    bellafyre bellafyre 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Above is a photo of Flexural psoriasis which I found after spending a long time researching,it's not me but it looks exactly how my armpits look nearish their worst flareups except...
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I'm very angry and my faith in God is gone! I don't doubt his existence cause beautiful planet earth, the animals, flowers, fish, the human body etc were created by him and I must...
    Bellamae Bellamae 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    I used to have this one bestfriend. We were close and the best of friends for about six years. But then I moved away to a new school and it seems like we never see each other or...
    wootaco wootaco 22-25 Apr 7

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    I've always been insightful, having spent much of my youth chronically trapped in my overly analytic mind. Through the years I began to manifest this introspective process outwards...
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I have a lot of scars and in the strangest of ways, I think my scars are beautiful because they tell a story. A story that is completely unique in its own way. They show people...
    SwimmingDarkness SwimmingDarkness 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    i have so many physical scars i cant count them. i use to cut. i cut for more than 15yrs. so u can imagine there are plenty of scars over that many yrs. they are my battle scars...
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    Have So Many i got a scar on the left side of my forehead from having a brain tumor out. and have burn scar on the back of my left leg from a iron . got scars in my ears and on...
    slivereyes slivereyes 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I hate my scars yet accept them. It has taken me years to come to terms with the ugly keloid scars raised above my skin, the thin pink and purple lines criss crossing my arms and...
    xsophie007x xsophie007x 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I hate my self harm scars. Being a guy, I almost feel inferior, or like a total screw up around my friends when they see them. I hate the uncomfortable questions I get about the 10...
    HiImDash HiImDash 26-30, M Mar 27

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    I just hate my scars so much but it's moments like this where I feel sick with anger and self-mutilating is the only way to release these feelings. I wish my parents would just...
    completedisgrace completedisgrace 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Your scars are proof that God heals. I posted this under a different experience but think it fits here as well. Scars remind us where we've been.
    bzylady bzylady 36-40, F Mar 23

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    I can go from being in a rare good mood to hating myself again just by seeing my scars. It just makes me want to cut myself again. I stopped cutting on my arms and starting...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I have far too many scars that I've ruined myself and my body. I'll never be able to wear short-sleeved shirts ever again. or shorts, skirts or even dresses! What am I doing to...
    BloodlessVein BloodlessVein 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Having EN is an experience that I do not want to re-live again. I cannot count the number of times that I cried in despair because of this. Aside from having very painful and...
    anya1988 anya1988 22-25 Mar 31

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    I have a heart surgery scar, gunshot wound, a stab wound, a slice wound, scars from torn skin from fights and I have scars from my 16 years of cutting.
    dacraww dacraww 22-25, M Apr 9

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    I hate my self harm scars. I can't wear any shorts that I used to. They aren't so big or so many of them. But their all white and I don't know what to do. I don't want to tell my...
    anetteton anetteton 13-15, F Mar 26

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    My wounds a fresh.. There not scars yet.. I just lost my fiancé to cancer.. Just looking for anything to help.. Once I collect my thoughts I can share our story and hopefully I...
    Blessedbe314 Blessedbe314 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I hate my self harm scars. I can't wear any shorts that I used to. They aren't so big or so many of them. But their all white and I don't know what to do. I don't want to tell my...
    anetteton anetteton 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Public changing rooms plus fresh scars on your legs is not a good mix, pretty sure someone noticed and now it's going to spread around. I can't have people know - this was the only...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F Mar 27

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    A man is no man If He holds abuse in his hands Words full of hate Im sure most of you can relate Some call it discipline Some call him crazy But whatever you call him He...
    lifeinmyeyes13 lifeinmyeyes13 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28