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I Hurt Myself Sometimes

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    Related Experiences

    Not physically. At least not anymore. But I always wanna put myself in danger. I always talk to people who I know will just hurt me. I always do dangerous things, especially if I...
    21cookielover21 21cookielover21 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I used to cut myself like two years ago. With some counseling, I managed to stop. And I've promised some of my friends I won't do it ever again. But sometimes its just so hard. I...
    21cookielover21 21cookielover21 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Most people wouldn't understand and I don't expect you too. No one knows I hurt myself not even my closest friends, I only punch myself in the ribs and punch walls and throw...
    heyapple69 heyapple69 66-70, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I mean, I totally love myself all the way. I accept who I am, and I like the person I am right now. Still, I feel scared sometimes, because I get really dark. I'm graduating...
    Celal Celal 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Sometimes I feel like I'm ever good enough I'm hard on myself If I do something wrong I'll get angry with myself or get frustrated I'm not perfect but sometimes I do hate myself
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Everybody needs love. I've spent my time trying to dispute that; trying to convince myself that there is no need for it, but alas to no avail. So now i supplement my lack of real...
    EndSeeker EndSeeker 18-21, M Jul 15

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    I gave you my heart, all my love, my life, you are my all, only and everything why cant you see this hurts, why? I love you so much without you I would instantly die I swear I...
    xxSuicidalPrincessxx xxSuicidalPrincessxx 13-15, F Jul 22

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    Especially right now. So much going on in my life and sometimes when I hold it all in for too long, I lash out! Why am I like this? I hate myself for this
    Laserbeam18 Laserbeam18 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Like last night. It was a really odd night... I had been driving all day... I stopped at another gas station and got back on the road. Then it got dark... And suddenly I felt so...
    LEMONkinks LEMONkinks 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    Whatever I do/try, I cannot keep a lasting relationship with people, friends OR boyfriends. This one guy started texting me a few weeks ago and he'd call me beautiful, tell me I'm...
    shlumbug shlumbug 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I hate my body so much that sometimes I just want to peel my skin off and find a new body.
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    When I study it's like I have more than one brain and I can't control the way I talk to myself like three different people. I also argue with myself a lot
    jenn133 jenn133 13-15, F Jul 18

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    I hate myself I think I was a mistake. I tried to commit suicide. I feel like everything is my fault.
    bitchybrandi bitchybrandi 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i just cant stop.. even tho i go to a psychologist, everything is just getting worse the more i think and talk about it, the worse i feel and the more i cut i just really hate...
    Elienseys Elienseys 16-17, F Jul 9

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    My brain has this thing where if something's not perfect or I mess up or I fail, it just shuts down and won't let me pick myself up and move on. Not everything can be perfect, and...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I just feel like I can't be good enough for anyone, nobody how hard I try..
    CaysenB12 CaysenB12 16-17, M Jul 1

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    I just look at other people's lives and seeing them with their friends just breaks my heart constantly. :'(
    whatupdoc54 whatupdoc54 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    "Give me a ******* reason not to look down on you" ^ So tell me:what am I supposed to do with that statement?
    Naty14 Naty14 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Love yourself now, because in 10 years you will marvel at how beautiful you once were. Savor it. NOW. You’ll wish you did.
    Littlelionwoman81 Littlelionwoman81 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I am disturbed with my self.
    Rogerxxx Rogerxxx 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    So I've asked my boyfriend for sex 12 times, anal 18 and asked if I could give him a blow job 13 times over the last 3 days and still isn't "in the mood". Maybe I'm just not...
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 24

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    Ignorance is a bliss that I have not been fortunate enough to fall into
    renguard renguard 16-17, M a week ago

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    I'm really disconnected from my emotions...a couple of years ago it was easy to tell if I was sad or happy or in love or anything. Anger is easy to identify for sure, but not...
    jimjammat jimjammat 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I could have saved his life if I had just gotten there 3 minutes earlier. I feel like it's my fault he's gone.
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Why didn't I just leave the time that I said I did? I could have stopped you :'(
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm ******* done with bullshit. Took 16 panadeines. Hope I pass out and don't ******* wake up this time.
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Just to feel okay. Or if i remember something funny or i'm watching alone a funny movie.
    yodatheching yodatheching 22-25, F 16 hrs ago

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    I've never cut before, and I don't want to, but I'm scared. I don't really know how to handle my emotions sometimes and I get this urge to hurt myself. I've scratched myself before...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I am hurt by my family, they don't care about anything but religion I am hurt by religion they tell me how god will no love me if I became who I am, that I would burn in hellfire...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    I am happy, maybe not with everything but im happy that i got to meet such an amazing girl and getting to know her this past few months have been amazing. Im over my ex of 4yrs i...
    rescueme27 rescueme27 18-21, F Jul 14

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    Since I was young I enjoy having conversations with myself. Sometimes it's just me scolding myself or I pretend there is somebody asking me questions and I imagine myself in...
    yetanotherhuman yetanotherhuman 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I had enough of explaining! I have to say I find it incredibly hard to find the right words and explain exactly how it is so when I have got the courage to explain please don't...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jul 9

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    I hate it when people are talking to me and they ask how I have been. I don't know if I should answer honestly or tell them a lie. Usually it's the lie. I say I and doing okay or I...
    DontCallMeSunshine DontCallMeSunshine 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I think too much and that's why I always end up hurting myself than the other person. I'm no goody two shoes but I don't know why I seem to always be occupied with thoughts...
    MoonMusicLover22 MoonMusicLover22 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 15

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    I realize that no one is perfect, but when people point out the annoy, selfish, rude things I do, many times unaware, it really gets to me. I try to work on myself and improve, but...
    dorothea779 dorothea779 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've recently just broke up with my boyfriend because he had to move away I feel awful every night I end up crying coz I miss him so much I tell everyone I'm okay I'm hiding behind...
    mellywoo mellywoo 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I just have these awkward mannerisms that I don't know how to get rid of, which makes me dislike myself sometimes. I just hope for the day I don't make people uncomfortable for the...
    mahnouls mahnouls 16-17 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I am extremely depress. I dont know what to do. I try to be happy everyday. I have friends but they just leave me behind. I feel like no one. I eat lunch alone, shopping alone...
    themosthated themosthated 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    Yeahh i like talking to myself sometimes ;)
    paramee paramee 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 10

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    yeah I talk to myself.....sometimes I need expert advise.
    vasekjohn vasekjohn 51-55, M Jul 20

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    I worry about if I taste good or not so I taste myself sometimes. I can't tell though. Today it reminds me of potato salad. Weird? Not my normal....
    kitten96 kitten96 18-21, F 44 Responses 23 hrs ago