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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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    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 46-50, F 4 Responses Sep 18, 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    It happens at night when I'm sleeping. I find I have them depending on my pain levels that day. I know i am having one I awake from sleep, my fingers move crazy (sometimes clicking...
    FaultyAnxietySucks FaultyAnxietySucks 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    I ****** my life up pretty royally, and now I am putting the pieces back together. In the process I am finding myself again, and I am determined to learn from my past mistakes. I...
    Infiniteblue Infiniteblue 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have cut myself before but it was only by accident. I was throwing a coke can full of sand at a rock for the second time and slice my finger open completely :( all that hard work...
    CD51031 CD51031 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    I scare myself, sometimes the person in my head isn't me, sometimes I break my personality down to the point where there are three distinct voices in my head, someday I feel like I...
    nicky411 nicky411 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I Don't Mean To Hurt Anybody... Yet, still, I manage. Especially hurting myself. Cuz, damn, I'm in pain. Serious, serious pain. Excruciating pain. And I simply don't know...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 23 hrs ago

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    Not a day goes by were i think about my first girlfriend ,my best girlfriend who would have soon been my fiancee . Five years since that night since that car accident. five years...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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      This is also posted under "I Was Caught Crossdressing".  I started dressing in my mothers clothes when I was ten with her leotards and tights. By the time I was...
    MichelleTiedup MichelleTiedup 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've fought with my depression since i was 5 years old, but never really understood it till i was 8 years old. since then I've been battling myself with multiple mental illnesses...
    kelsey1426 kelsey1426 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I know it's going to happen tonight...hope it's going better for everyone else x
    georgia5656 georgia5656 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Hello Everyone -- I came across this site when I googled "I hate my family" so I figured I'd give it a shot to hopefully find other people who can relate. I am so sad lately...
    hifuckedupworld hifuckedupworld 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    so apperantly my best friend didn't text me or call me for nearly a week.. the last time we spoke "properly" was on friday last week.. a friend of mine came from another city to...
    leyelaxx leyelaxx 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    so apperantly my best friend didn't text me or call me for nearly a week.. the last time we spoke "properly" was on friday last week.. a friend of mine came from another city to...
    leyelaxx leyelaxx 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was on EP before, and my screen name was "wordsareforever." I used that screen name because I knew just how badly you could hurt someone with a single, unthinking or mean word...
    comeonletsgo comeonletsgo 61-65, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I feel like I should just put and end to myself sometimes, well most of the time.
    staygoldenbaby staygoldenbaby 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm sorry I used you. I'm sorry I ripped you apart. I'm sorry I didn't care. I'm sorry for it all darling. I wish I could take it all back. I wish I could take it all away. I felt...
    saraandherfoxes saraandherfoxes 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I fell back on my old habit of cutting so I could feel numb mentally . When my dad found out he looked so sad and it makes me so mad at myself. I wish I hadn't done it. I only did...
    rosedimond99 rosedimond99 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    sometimes I think about it.how it felt to feel something just to remember I'm still alive to feel something other than numb something that hurt less than the emotional pain.I've...
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    this is a true experience, and just for note I don't like peeing myself at all. I don't mind desperation in private, but I don't like it in public or find it fun at all. This for...
    kgirl17 kgirl17 18-21 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Is there anyone else out there like me? I've been hurt so many times by people who are supposed to love me (my parents, siblings, and husband especially) that finally after so long...
    LongingForLove777 LongingForLove777 26-30, F 9 Responses Aug 24

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    Just about the time I think I have everything in my life under control, I realize I don't, not really. Then I begin to think about why I don't. That leads me to a thinking of a...
    comeonletsgo comeonletsgo 61-65, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    It's amazing how, sometimes, even the sweetest or happiest of songs or melodies can make you feel so unbelievably sad.. Sometimes I wonder why I fight my defenses.. why I don't...
    sweet7sephora sweet7sephora 26-30, F Aug 24

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    When I meet someone who has (especially) a feature, for example a really cute, pointed nose, I get soo jealous and I feel like an ugly piece of **** because my nose is kinda long...
    Eninferno Eninferno 13-15, F Aug 24

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    I often like to cut my fingertips to remind myself how much of a monster i can be. The cuts represent claws. If im not careful with what i touch, i will hurt myself. When i hurt...
    ForgedFromFire ForgedFromFire 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    there are many who walk into our lives and pass by, we may share a little bit of us with them, we might have one of the best conversations, share a cute moment but doesn't mean we...
    simplychat simplychat 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    give me a reason not to cut rn?....
    DaveEatsToast DaveEatsToast 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    Now it's just constant lying.... why?? Because no one gives a fck you just spend this time trying to get someone to listen but they don't care.... I've tried so many times to talk...
    GrandmamaTemptationCx GrandmamaTemptationCx 70+, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    yah n I been it a lot more, lately I jus tend to isolate myself sometimes....
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 21

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    Sometimes, I get these moments.... Even when I'm reading books, taking a shower, or studying, I have these thoughts that flit through my mind; "God, I'm such a failure... Is there...
    twylarose twylarose 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    When one of my friends hurt me so bad, it tears me up inside. Even if it was not meant too, it goes in and takes my feelings out in shock. In disbelief, I'm so hurt and in shock. I...
    ghost25 ghost25 16-17, M Aug 19

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    I used to think about hanging myself and imagine the moment my neck snapped at the bottom of the drop. It seemed so satisfying in my imagination. Like cracking a joint but a...
    iacob iacob 26-30, T 1 Response Aug 17

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    It sucks when you close your eyes and all you can think about is death and self-harm. Like WTF is wrong with me?
    CNUSax CNUSax 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 16

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    So I ve been going thru a situation with a relative. She is the type of person that would point fingers , judge and say really cruel things about a individual she will use what...
    XoxoJLN XoxoJLN 22-25, F Aug 16

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    Well my father is a pleaser? Or what ever you called someone who love to pleased other people. The main problem is he only love to pleased OTHER people and not his wife or...
    Whiploo Whiploo 18-21, F Aug 16

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    I always fantasise about hurting myself, especially in public. I analysed myself (as cold as I could be) and found that I could be seeking for attention. I hate that part of myself...
    sabrina1ryo sabrina1ryo 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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