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I Hurt Myself Sometimes

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    The Pain

    it all started when i was in fifth grade. my cousins and i use to do this test called the sissy test. it would consist of us scratching our inner arm with either our nails or a quarter and who ever stopped first would lose. i almost won all the time. then the older i got it went...
    monkeymmac2 monkeymmac2 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2010

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    Sometimes

    I got to be reminded i am still human after all.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 4, 2010

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    I'm Scared For Myself

     A lot of the time I feel alone, sad, and all the stuff that goes along with that. I've never actually "cut" myself. I started by digging my nail into the side of my thumb. Then, by then end of the day, I'd find my entire thumb and part of my hand covered in nail...
    marlawashere marlawashere 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2009

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    To Avoid Other Pains

    There are two ways for me, physical and emotional. The physical one is to 'cover' the emotional pain(s). It starts without noticing, scratching an itchy skin. Usually a birthmark, or insect bite. The next step is taking the 'top' off, so it starts to bleed a little. That's...
    Perturbee Perturbee 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 18, 2009

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    Trying To Stop

    i am constantly fight ing an uphill battle against myself. the emotional need to cut myself every time something bad happens or an unexpected event occours never goes away. i have been able to substitute it with another activity and that is pooping or peeing myself as you can...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 9, 2010

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    When Im Frustrated

    i hurt myself sometimes. im trying to stop. if i am frustrated, angry, depressed, or sad or upset for any reason i want to cut myself. sometimes i pacify myself by hitting my head or arms on things, or choking myself. but i feel the need to cut myself and it never goes away.
    beckysblog beckysblog 22-25 1 Response Dec 14, 2008

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    I Feel Like That

    When i remember some things or feel sad or blank. I want to hurt myself but i don't want others to see me like that. I hate it but it's how i feel. Easy to say '' don't do it'' but i don't want to do it.It's how i feel and i wish i didn't because it's difficult
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 22, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    When I get frustrated or extremely upset or argue with someone I want to hurt myself. Its mainly when I argue with my close friends and mother. I feel so bad about things I said or...
    kleox7x kleox7x 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I use razorblades to hurt myself, 'cause, sometimes, I'm so sad I'm in real pain. I have scars all over my wrists, so I'm always wearing a hoodie or jacket. I live in one of the...
    mymasochismtango mymasochismtango 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    I hurt myself because it feels good to me and me and my best friend Alpha will continue to hurt other people see I like to make people feel my pain and my hurt that's why I hurt...
    dangerousperson dangerousperson 26-30, M Sep 1

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    There are days when I won't be able to do anything but feel. (I say only "feel" because I can't quite find the words. I feel bad about myself and everything else, but not really...
    TwoWastedCigarettes TwoWastedCigarettes 16-17, F Sep 16

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    I have started doing risky things - mainly meeting strangers for sex - to hurt myself. And it's working. I've been lucky so far that the men have been safe. But I keep pushing...
    chumiloons chumiloons 46-50, F Sep 4

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    I hurt myself todayTo see if I still feelI focus on the painThe only thing that's realThe needle tears a holeThe old familiar stingTry to kill it all awayBut I remember everything...
    deepgreenwood deepgreenwood 26-30, M Sep 12

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    I am a stuntman and am pursuing a career in it it's like an inner obsession to be a thrill junkie and hurt myself (not on purpose)! Idk why I just do
    MTBlake33 MTBlake33 22-25, M Sep 21

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    I did it again. I hurt my friends's feelings. Not the normal "I didn't think that it would hurt them". What I said would hurt anyone in their situation. I just didn't care at the...
    Savi0r Savi0r 18-21, M Sep 2

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    Well, this isn't really a past experience but here goes... Since I left college, the people who I thought were my friends are ignoring me and sometimes it really feels like I'm...
    smify123146 smify123146 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    I just don't want to bother anyone. I don't want to upset anyone but that's all I seem to be good for. I deserve to hurt emotionally and physically. I want it, because it's what...
    Incogneato555 Incogneato555 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    More like most of the times. Idk either im happy or not. Idk why sometimes i cry and get sad with no reasons. Its not like im not being grateful with my life but i really really...
    saffaismail saffaismail 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    Every day i do the same stupid ****. Cutting of burning myself because its a release. Then i get angry at myself for cutting and then cut more to release that anger. Im stupid...
    RazorToMySkin RazorToMySkin 16-17, M Sep 16

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    I hate that im not perfect and full of flaws. I hate that im not good enough for everybody. I hate that i cant make someone feel good or even make them laugh and happy because of...
    saffaismail saffaismail 16-17, F Sep 14

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    Just went I think about myself. Like being around a lot of people makes me feel ugly, so my mind snaps and I start to believe it and then I hate myself
    jeaaane jeaaane 13-15, F Sep 19

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    I feel like I am all alone in the world. My mother passed 15 years ago. My daughter is 18 and has moved 400 miles away. My husband is an ***. I live over 600 miles away from all my...
    mommatrish mommatrish 41-45, F Sep 20

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    So like... 15 mins ago, I got out of the car and my brother closed the door and smashed my middle and other two fingers and I heard a crunch noise.. And now My middle finger is...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 19

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    I think i might have bandaged my arm a little to tight but, i dont feel the pain,
    ClockworkTimesUp ClockworkTimesUp 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    There's this guy. We hung out the other day and he was really nice to me and all. I had tons of fun and he was such a gentleman. But then he tried to kiss me. Being the blonde I am...
    JustAskAnything JustAskAnything 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I'm done. I'm done. I'm done.
    CaysenB12 CaysenB12 16-17, M Sep 9

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    I really wish I could disappear.
    HisDaysAreNumbered HisDaysAreNumbered 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 18

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    Right now, I just feel so worthless & ugly 😒. No lie. I can't even explain how I'm exactly feelings...
    jeaaane jeaaane 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    I don't understand. Like I just don't bloody understand. I can talk to perfect strangers without any hesitation. I can talk to anybody here without the slightest regard of self...
    heylookineededanameok heylookineededanameok 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    So I was talking to this girl for a while and was just about to ask her out, and she turns around and goes out with a freshman that was obsessed with her. He also started talking...
    TylerReed TylerReed 13-15, M Sep 21

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    TwoWastedCigarettes TwoWastedCigarettes 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    You have things clear...you understand all is gone and done,yet you still feel.Why? There is no use,it is something wasted,trush to the garbage...why we keep going on with non...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Why do i keep acting so happy? When deep down i'm falling apart. I don't understand why i keep pretending and why i still do.
    DreamingSouls DreamingSouls 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I read something sad today from a friend who is now in a similar situation as i was this time last year and my heart goes out to her. As it was a time when i myself felt so very...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    I look at myself sometimes and wonder why I'm still here. Many moments in my past I could have easily stumbled further than I have. It has become quite a battle to journey through...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 13

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    I dont understand myself sometimes I need friends to be around and then I dont contact with them its just that I sometimes or should I say Im used to be alone at most time for...
    swisspinay30 swisspinay30 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    I just hate my life and myself sometimes..
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    Your probably mot going to understand this But im to tired to hurt myself like. I want to go to sleep But im still going to try I feel like i have to I have to prove this
    KovusShame KovusShame 13-15, F Sep 2

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    ive been self harming for a few years now... I told my family that I stopped a few months ago, but its even worse now. I love seeing blood, especially if its my own. the pain helps...
    ashtonx3 ashtonx3 16-17, T 1 Response Sep 16

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    I want to so badly. I haven't in a decent while and I won't do it too much or too deep. My girlfriend doesn't want me to do it but it makes me feel better, I can only hurt myself...
    ImNotReallyFine ImNotReallyFine 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm three weeks clean..that's the longest I've ever gone, but your body knows what it needs and I need to hurt myself so badly, maybe I can just 'accidentally' fall off of a cliff...
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Trying to balance every aspect in my life. It has been a crazy ride since I turned 18. So much things have happened. However, I am trying to be constantly happy. I'm trying to let...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    Before you say you hate yourself please read this...about me I assure you. You'll feel better about yourself. I'm 24-years-old still living with my parents and although I don't...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 5 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I was just reading this sweet post this girl telling how she is breaking out of her shell. The fun her and a friend had shopping and how she discover mini skirts and that she had...
    HONAW HONAW 41-45, M 5 hrs ago

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    Dreams of moments past are just that dreams Yet when they speak to you in volumes repetitively It's hard not to get lost in their meaning and story once more I see many a scenario...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 11

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    My nipple hurt really bad :/..
    kaikae kaikae 22-25, F 14 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I got along really well with my in laws at first, then hubby proposed and it's like something in MIL snapped and she turned into this evil, manipulative cow and turned the family...
    Coco181225 Coco181225 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    Obviously I've been hurt many times.. but I'll never forget one of those times.. I still remember the pain as if it was yesterday.. I still feel the pain sometimes.. I used to be...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep