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I Hit Myself

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    I Do It... - Only when I am hurting like really, really bad. 
    BamaBabe87 BamaBabe87 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 24, 2010

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    Since I Was A Kid - I'm 18 now, but I've been doing this since I was a child. As long as I can remember. It's sort of a self-punishment thing. I pound on my head with my fists...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 2 Responses Feb 2, 2012

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    *sigh* - i constantly hit my thighs with the remote when im watching TV its something fairly new it annoys everyone around me i also pull my hair out which is an older habit but...
    j0di j0di 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2013

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    Smack! - Whenever someone says something really stupid, I just smack myself in the face! lol. When I say something stupid, it's rare, but I may get a smack too. I mostly blush a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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    I Need To - I hit myself when I am very depressed or feel self-hatred. But I recently got a boyfried who sees my body naked, so I can't leave huge bruises like I used to. But he...
    disemboweled disemboweled 22-25, F Jan 4, 2013

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    It amazes me how much the pain of hitting yourself can mask the stress and turmoil of everything else around you. At least that's how it is for me. I mean, hitting myself hurts but...
    waterwolflover waterwolflover 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Yeah, It Happens... - I used to cut, not to die just to feel, or just because, or just to get that sense of relief. The scars are all over my upper thighs, just sitting there...
    livingwiththepast livingwiththepast 18-21, F Feb 9, 2013

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    Tonight I went a liit further than normal. I wanted to full on abuse myself. I tied my ankles together and then I put a belt snug around my neck, sat on the floor and tied it to...
    innerself000 innerself000 18-21 Apr 4

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    Whenn; - When i get really angry i punch myself. It makes me feel better cause the pain distracts me. I find myself doing this alot lately. I don't want to stop.
    Mooseyy Mooseyy 16-17, F 7 Responses Nov 16, 2008

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    3 Days Last Week And Today I Did It Again - I feel really bad. I thought it was getting better but it's not. I feel bad and I want to apologize to everyone I've ever encountered...
    waterteacoffee waterteacoffee 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2013

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    When i get really angry and desperated about everyone and everything - we all know that kinda mood - and just wanna explode i mostly hit my head or my thighs. (On the picture you...
    meltdownmonday meltdownmonday 18-21, F Mar 1

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    I Abuse Myself - When I am overwhelmed or angry, I hit myself. I use my fists and I punch myself in the face and arms. My face ended up all swollen and bruised on both sides. I...
    innerself000 innerself000 18-21 1 Response Aug 14, 2013

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    Slap - I just smack myself. Its pretty crazy.  Ive done it for different reasons at different times. ...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 3, 2008

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    To Git It Out Of Me - id hit my self in the face as hard as i can sometimes i punch my self in the lip of the mouth not the nosie or the eye. i hit my self so i dont hit someone...
    Lifeornolife Lifeornolife 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 26, 2010

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    I've Only Done It Once - At the end of 7th grade, I was suspended and my mom got really mad. I don't have a messed up family, my parents are divorced, but they are friends and they...
    someonesome1 someonesome1 13-15, F Oct 23, 2013

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    Past Tense - When I was little, right up until I started cutting I would always hit myself in the head or the face when I did something wrong or when I felt trapped by a situation...
    newmurderer newmurderer 70+ 3 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    I'm Not Impaired!! - People tend to associate this kind of self-injury with autism, but it ticks me off because people hit other people and they're not autistic; I'm just taking it...
    VfangzV VfangzV 18-21, F 2 Responses May 29, 2012

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    Reminds Me Of "liar Liar" - This is a serious group, but it does remind me of the movie Liar Liar when Jim Carrey's beating himself up in a bathroom, and a man walks in...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 1 Response Feb 2, 2012

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    I Punch Myself Because I'M Worthless - I punch myself because I'm stupid. I punch myself because I'm a child. I punch myself because I have no value. I punch myself because I...
    farmallcub51 farmallcub51 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 7, 2013

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    I Doooo It. - Yeah, when I don't want to cut, or can't because I don't have the tools, i just hit myself on my forearms really hard. Yep. 
    Hopeless0Nerd Hopeless0Nerd 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2010

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    Legs...mostly - I've self-injured pretty much forever. Hitting myself was the gateway.  I never questioned why I felt so much better after pounding on my legs.  It was just how...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2012

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    I Do It Too. - Hello. I'm Hillary, and I'm 14. So this is more of a venting post, probably going to bore you.But here's a little history:I started self harm in 7th grade, I didn't...
    BlackBirdFly96 BlackBirdFly96 13-15 1 Response Nov 3, 2011

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    I Hit Myself When My Feelings Are Hurt - And when I can't cut. I hit myself this morning actually, I was awoken by sister who asked for some clothes of hers. I hadn't had a pillow...
    otter3 otter3 18-21, F Jun 20, 2010

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    I hit my boyfriend and now he is my ex boyfriend. We have been dating for 7 months and I was really in love with him. Something about him started not to seem right with me. He...
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    I'm looking to find myself again is it ok that I go places by myself for example bars, movies, restaurants?
    BrittTHart BrittTHart 26-30, F 1 Response 59 mins ago

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    i have a brother with ADHD, my parents are split up, I don't have a lot of friends and I cant cope anymore! I know im probably no different than any other tennager when saying that...
    scarlet36912 scarlet36912 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I'm a strong person and my capacity for emotional pain is high... but these last 4 months have been incredibly rough. A new wave hits when I'm not even ready to recover or regain...
    rinavi rinavi 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It was thrown in my face today and i couldnt help but blame myself for having shared it in the first place. Im only human. I did not think this friend of mine would do this to me...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 35 mins ago

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    It's been over half a year since I cut myself for the first time. I got home from school and had been stressed and as they say "when it rains, it's pouring". I got inside my...
    iSabishii iSabishii 18-21, F Mar 24

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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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    Now I've always been big, but lately I've gotten so much bigger. I met up with a friend I had in elementary school whom I haven't seen since I was in second grade (9 years ago). We...
    ImNotAFake ImNotAFake 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Hell if not then I won't be keeping tonnes of blog sites anymore. I express myself more online. Although I admit I do anything to keep my photos odd looking to avoid getting...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 1 Response a week ago

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    I've been under depression for under 3years now. and I'm 13 this year. I never knew who i was, right from the start. I find myself an outcast which people hate/dislike. My grades...
    Vinxitus Vinxitus 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This was the first topic I clicked on after I signed up. I thought it was odd, that a woman claiming to dislike being hit on by creepy men, should post a body shot of herself...
    warp9pnt9 warp9pnt9 36-40, M Mar 30

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    I have a distaste for people who say things like "I was hit as a child and I turned out fine" or "Children need to be disciplined". There are so many ways to have discipline...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M Apr 9

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    August 9 2011, I planned to go out Of town for a fishing trip. I did not sleep much the night before, I made it to my drivers house and we still needed one more person. I messaged...
    standingsinglestrong standingsinglestrong 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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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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    He said my anger was very scary. He's seen it. He knows. He said he's not scared for himself, but he's afraid for what I can do. What will I do to those around me who love me? What...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F Mar 29

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    I hate this… I wish I could just run away sometimes and just live by myself. The minute I start to care and open my heart up and try to be normal, I realize how hurtful and awful...
    SECgirl SECgirl 26-30, F Apr 2

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    If there is anyone who should be so ashamed of himself to the point of wearing a mask over his face out on public it is me. I am 47 years old. And the shameful part is I never left...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I hit a truck to avoid hitting a guy on bike which suddenly changed lane. Now i have a fractured hand and a bike that needs repair.
    nik18 nik18 18-21, M Mar 28

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    This is just how old I am. (This story, btw, is nothing about Naziism or the Holocaust) and only about the event outlined by its name, nothing more. His name was Siegfried Knappe...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Mar 28

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    Aside from verbal, emotional and psychological abuse my dad hit my mom. I always ask why would a husband hurt someone they vowed to love for the rest of their lives, someone who's...
    FoxxySilverCrow FoxxySilverCrow 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I will never have respect for a man who hits and disrespects his significant other. You're a poor excuse for a man. Men who hit women should undergo castration.
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 11 Responses Mar 26

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    We had an amazing time together that whole day. We went out to eat, played games together, watched a show he hated (and ended up making fun of the whole thing) and laughing! It was...
    HurtingLover HurtingLover 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    In 8th grade I thought that this guy really liked me.. I went to his house a few times and he kept tryin to get me to do things to him.. I was with him for three years, I'm a...
    ashabash97 ashabash97 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I was flipping it around and smacked myself in the face.
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Affliction with Restriction This disease is killing me, and destroying my life, l know now I can not wait. Please doctor tell me what must be done to escape this inherited fate...
    Somethingelsetotry Somethingelsetotry 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    But as a child I didn't think of that. I wished my parents would get divorced. So that I could live with my mother and my brother with my father far away from me. I was the closest...
    KidAgony KidAgony 18-21, F Mar 26

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    Playing hockey - last weekend I was playing hockey with my club when I suddenly felt the urge to p'op. I was keeper and had all my pads on so I couldn't just quickly go into the...
    Og6163 Og6163 18-21 Mar 27