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I Hurt Myself Sometimes

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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'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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 3 days ago

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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 22 hrs ago

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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 41-45, 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 4 days ago

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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 1 Response 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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    like i wonder sometimes why ive allowed u in so close to me. why have i tried to make u a best friend, when i dont think u really care. sometimes i wish i could go away for a while...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    On the outside I always look happy I'm smiling and I joke around with everyone. But deep down inside I worry, I deal with anxiety. I always feel like I'm not good enough. And I don...
    blooop123 blooop123 18-21, F Aug 18

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    dont know why but all of a sudden sometimes i just have 0 respect for myself and feel like a meaningless waste of space
    Builda47 Builda47 22-25, M Aug 28

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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 14 hrs ago

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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 3 days ago

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    I'm feeling a lot of dislike for myself at the moment, I have no one to vent to anymore because everyone's gone and the only ones here are too weak or not on the same mental level...
    othell00 othell00 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I find myself thinking and dreaming of all the things I could do in this world. The problem is, my mind starts to wonder of all the things that could go wrong. How can I want...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    Like for example, I used to say that I would never like rock bands but then I loved musics from My Chemical Romance, Panic! At The Disco, Fall Out Boy. Still do.
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, M Aug 17

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    i found some clothes that fit me perfectly last year, and were even big on me. no i can't even get them past my tummy or my thighs or bum. i don't understand why I've gained as...
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F Aug 18

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    When did I go from outgoing and fun loving to an introverted shut in? I just sort of realized that I have systematically become a boring homebody. I used to be a social butterfly...
    Therealabbeyroad Therealabbeyroad 22-25, F Aug 21

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    Making decisions that makes me regret in the end. I don't know!!! >.<
    ElleFrancene ElleFrancene 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    It happened again. Whenever I try helping I manage to inflict pain. It keeps happening.
    Untrustworthy117 Untrustworthy117 16-17, M Aug 23

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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 a week ago

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    My story is that I have a sickness inside that I don't know how to make go away. It's hard to define this sickness other than a pervading poison that is eating me from the inside...
    Shellybelle Shellybelle 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    Sometimes I feel worthless, unwanted and unloved, especially unloved. For the last few weeks it's getting more often. But why is that? Don't get me wrong, not everything in my life...
    Gammler Gammler 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    It really does help to understand why. I think most people really inherently good. We just make bad choices or have moments when we really are not good. Something just hits us...
    Aurinne Aurinne 36-40, F Aug 18

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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 4 days ago

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    Maybe it's the fact I work all the time just to survive, but what am I surviving. An empty life. A boring life. A life that goes from work to sleep back to work again. Out of the...
    Humming247 Humming247 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 28

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    Around 7 months ago I hurt someone in a very bad way and I mean seriously bad. I hurt him and I was denied the chance to apologise to him, regardless whether he forgave me or not...
    GirlWithTheRedHair2013 GirlWithTheRedHair2013 16-17, F Aug 24

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    I just hate my life and myself sometimes..
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I love to pleasure myself, sometimes more than someone else pleasuring me.. I know what my body wants where to touch, how fast or slow. My imagination runs wild, fantasising about...
    lettalkaboutit93 lettalkaboutit93 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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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 14 hrs ago

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    Does anyone else feel like they are socially retarded sometimes? I can write. But I can't form complete thoughts and ideas verbally. And moms feelings are hurt I guess... Because...
    LittleGirlCrissy LittleGirlCrissy 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I told some horrible things to my dad today. I feel so bad. Is that why I put in this life for? To hurt others? And be ungrateful? I wish I wasn't so mean but I'm just unhappy with...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    hello everyone ..i want to tell all my friends and to person whom i talk here .. if i send some one message or if i receive message ... i just normally talk like friend ... and...
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    When I was younger I had a huge crush on this boy in my school. It was at that time when the boys hadn't hit puberty yet but some of the girls had, and I was one of the lucky few...
    dontyouforget dontyouforget 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    A lot of us do it, and so do I. I internalize, and bottle up all my anger, frustration, hate, and resentment. I just keep it inside, all to myself untill finally I can't take it...
    shaaka shaaka 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    Sometimes the pain doesn't hit me until late at night Then it cradles me, sings to me Coos to me words of its infinite false knowledge Laughing when it hurts Receiving pleasure...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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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 6 days ago