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I Hurt Myself Sometimes

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    I hurt myself again. After several years, I hurt myself again. I chose to hurt myself rather than hurt others. Everything is coming back to me. The pain, agony, self-pity and...
    purplefreespirit purplefreespirit 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 9

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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 2 Responses Jul 30

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    My head is a mess. I think I can't do this anymore, but then I think well I have to. By this, I mean life. I've felt this way before, a long time ago, but that came in surges...
    ForBetterOrForWorse ForBetterOrForWorse 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I just want to I'm not worth being protected . All I think about is hurting myself it sucks .
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    This past month has been an emotional rollercoaster. Sometimes I'm really happy, and hyper. I can't quit laughing and everything is so wonderful. But here lately it's like I'm...
    TheRisingPhoenix TheRisingPhoenix 16-17, F Aug 11

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    k so i m not as old as most people all this ( not an insult) i am a teen who goes through this every day if i so much as leave my bed i am hurt somehow at first it was just minor...
    Thomas3608 Thomas3608 13-15, M Aug 13

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    I literally was just crying my gut out (to the point where i was coughing and choking on nothing) and shouting how much I hate myself. Ugh it's getting unbearable. There is only so...
    misscoffee misscoffee 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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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...
    000SadisticBitch000 000SadisticBitch000 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have been out of work for over a year. I am trying to find work but it is very difficult. Lately I have been mad at myself and feeling down. I started spanking myself. I get nude...
    mmccoy43 mmccoy43 41-45, M Aug 7

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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 2 days ago

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    I just want to rip my arms open I want to watch the blood run down my arms I want to feel the pain I hate this life sometimes I really do
    baileyzook baileyzook 13-15, F Aug 5

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    After that embarrassing experience with my cat, I finally cut myself near my wrists. I've also stabbed myself in the leg with a pencil and I'm pretty sure the led is still there...
    hxwm hxwm 13-15, M Aug 9

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    On the outside I seem really successful - high profile job in the media, good looking boyfriend, lots of friends... but really I struggle with anxiety, not feeling good enough and...
    thedarkerplace thedarkerplace 26-30, F Aug 11

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    I'm pissed that I'm not as empathetic as I want to be. Sometimes I just truly don't are and think people shouldn't dwell on things so much and should just move on and that's...
    panthrax00 panthrax00 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 11

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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 2 Responses Jul 30

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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 2 Responses Jul 30

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    I wish I could have saved you and stopped you. I hate what you did but I hate myself more because I wasn't enough.
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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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 6 days ago

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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...
    mandyrox18 mandyrox18 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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, F Aug 17

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    I hate me and need drugs...more than you could even imagine... don'tfeed me that bull **** about not doing drugs. I don't care...I feel a little better. Just have ugly bruises.
    ASkylitHigh ASkylitHigh 18-21 Aug 4

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    Its the sad truth. I don't understand it at all.
    amazing97 amazing97 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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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 Jul 31

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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 Jul 31

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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 1 Response Jul 31

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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 Jul 31

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    I've tried cutting before, but it was so painful I couldn't do it. Instead I just pissed off my cat and let him rip my arms to shreds. I'm such a ******* embarrassment.
    hxwm hxwm 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    Does anyone else bite the skin around there nails? Lol i dont know if its stress or anything i just do it
    personidk personidk 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    All I want is somebody to love me as I come- a jackass. Ugh. I'm doing it all wrong
    Naty14 Naty14 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Negative Belief System: Trauma based Beliefs "I am a flawed, worthless person" TRUTH: I am a creation of God and worthy of love and respect! "No one will love me as I...
    MostArdently MostArdently 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 16

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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 6 days 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 3 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    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 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hello. I am Bailey. I am seventeen years old. I started cutting myself when I was fourteen. The first time I did it, I used a key. I carved someone's initials into my forearm...
    Baileywelch12 Baileywelch12 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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