I Have OCD With Compulsions And Skin Picking

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    I Have OCD With Compulsions And Skin Picking

    My name is Theresa. I have had compulsive skin picking since I was 18. I am constantly picking my skin every day. I will pick my skin out of boredom in my bedroom when I am alone or in the bathroom alone. I am looking for some tips on ways that I control my picking.
    tac1926 tac1926
    56-60, F
    1 Response Aug 17, 2013

    I have been a skin picker

    for a long time. Just recently though I found out it's a disease. I cried myself to sleep that night thinking "Great, another thing wrong with me mentally". Since then, I've researched all about it trying to beat it. Today, I made a blog to show my progress and to share stories...
    djammin djammin
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 22, 2014

    Every single time I have a scab,

    I constantly pick at it until there isn't anymore to pick left. It eventually turns into a scar and people think that I'm getting abused. When my scab is healed for the hours that I don't touch it, people ask me if it a cigarette burn. It's annoying, but I can't stop.
    Cordicinkiller95 Cordicinkiller95
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 22, 2014
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