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I Hurt Myself Sometimes

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I can get so aggravated at myself sometimes. I sometimes say or do the wrong thing an later on i will mentally kill myself asking "Why the hell did i do that??"
    Sierra1993 Sierra1993 18-21, F 5 days ago

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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 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 Sep 25

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    I hate myself right now. I'm so stupid. why do I even try? I mean it's not like I'm worth anything. I don't even understand why he would love me. All I do is mess everything up...
    whispywind whispywind 13-15, F Oct 12

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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 Sep 23

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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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    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 26

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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 Sep 27

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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 Response Sep 29

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    Yes guys.. It's another post about how bad my life sucks... Firstly.. This isn't where I wanted to be at this age, I'm not smart, and I won't go to college, This isn't...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    Hello to all I'm just wondering you all well not all ask something on your profile and I try to help others and yes I be a smat *** to but I will take time answer or just put...
    daddylove4u daddylove4u 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    I want to be the unique and beautiful goddess I once was. Right now, I am ugly and undesirable. I loved myself last week and the week before, but something happened this week that...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Oct 3

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    Never have I thought of killing myself or try hurting myself in ways that would end my life easily. I started to beat myself a few days ago and it felt good. I feel like I deserve...
    MaryJay712 MaryJay712 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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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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    Maybe it's just Monday, but I find my mind wandering down deep dark holes. Wondering what if and that might be fun to try... I scare myself sometimes... Lol
    3Dogmatic 3Dogmatic 36-40, M a week ago

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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 2 Responses Sep 25

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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 7 Responses Sep 27

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    Im 24 years old, and I have a pretty face, I have gorgeous boyfriend, I know I am intelligent, on the outside people think that I am so lucky. It's so easy to pretend, but I...
    lostinthisnightmare lostinthisnightmare 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 8

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    1 I think I am bi I am attracted togirls and boys 2 I cut 3 I am a pro Ana 4 I want to die 5 I hate my self 6 I want to get a tattoo 7 I wove book like wove them 8 I like...
    nimy29 nimy29 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I managed not to cut for one year now, I felt better and better the last months. But the feeling of wanting to hurt myself gets stronger and stronger. Things are getting worse... I...
    Muizi Muizi 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I hurt from a construction accident in April 2007 and over 15 spine surgeries. I was the victim of a quack spine surgeon who destroyed most of my spine and then had his medical...
    allcowboy allcowboy 56-60, M 6 hrs ago

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    It's nice to just run off into the woods and enjoy myself nobody there to annoy me or pressure me to do things and the best thing so far is that I get to be myself without feeling...
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I just hurt. like i just hurt. Nothing else just pain, and hurt. And i hate it. and talking doesn't help. I could have talked to my teacher and told him whats going on but I...
    SavanahSav SavanahSav 16-17, F 18 mins ago

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    I wanted him to stay in my life. Even though I’ve cried, felt like I was going to die, and drank alcohol a few times before over someone I was in love with not loving me, I’ve...
    Roshunn Roshunn 26-30, F a week ago

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    Love hurts... Deception hurts... Hurts more to think I wasn't important to you.
    YoungHeartedSoul YoungHeartedSoul 41-45, M 9 hrs ago

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    I know it's not Dec. yet. But, are there any goals (long term)that you set for the next year to make you a better person than you are today? Sometimes not a bad idea to sit back...
    riderbike90 riderbike90 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I Justt Gett Depressed Outt Of Noo Wheree.
    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I Get Lonely Sometimes Not Everything Is Always As It Seems~ One of my friends last night got to talking about all the places I have friends to talk to. Here, facebook, yahoo, kik...
    SimplyK SimplyK 56-60, M Oct 1

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    I Get Lonely Sometimes Not Everything Is Always As It Seems~ One of my friends last night got to talking about all the places I have friends to talk to. Here, f.acebook, y.ahoo, k...
    SimplyK SimplyK 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 1

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    Sometimes when people bring me down I can't help but wish that I was stronger and didn't let their words and actions impact me so much. I'm a sensitive person, and if you say...
    xCherryCola xCherryCola 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Approximately1 month ago, my partner while crying on our deck told me she had strong feelings for her boss and was moving in with her and packed and left. We were together for a...
    purpleocity purpleocity 51-55, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    When I like someone it'll become an obsession and I'll scream for attention like a child. Cry and all even starve myself and other things to harm my own body if that person doesn't...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 7

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    Sometimes just out of my own feelings of pain and disappointment in life I wanted to hurt others. Out of jealousy and envy I hurt other people's feelings just to feel alive, to...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm a very sensitive person and at times get hurt easily. I've been hurt so many times before that I've noticed that I have created barriers that people need to tear down before...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've been through a lot in my life some issues I believed I've caused myself due to bad decisions others I've have no control over I feel much guilt and remorse for some of my...
    heather81 heather81 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    About one or two years ago, I watched a Chinese show named Amazing China. There was a very interesting and adorable performance of a three-year old kid in that show. I still...
    soapballoon0711 soapballoon0711 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    There was a time when I used to be pretty critical and judgemental. These past few years though there's a different way I've taken. It's this: whenever I see something in someone...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Why do I have to tell lies? Why do I have to hurt people? Everytime I promise to stop, not to lie anymore, not to hurt people's feelings... But I do again and again. And why...
    ALostSoulisInsideMe ALostSoulisInsideMe 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    My friends and I were talking the other day, drifting from one topic to another, until we found ourselves talking about touching one's self. Basically I don't know them well and...
    pleadingsorry pleadingsorry 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 22