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I Hurt Myself Today

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    So Ashamed

    I used to think I was stronger enought not to fall into that. I guess I`m not. I understand now why people do it. I didnt understand before,I guess you can only understand when you are going through that. I`ve been so close before, but I always stopped. Not anymore. I`m so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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    I Hurt Myself Today. . .

    I found myself sitting in my room thinking. . . Which is often not a good thing. I'm the kind of person that needs to keep busy constantly. I was just in my room on my computer with music in the background. It was completely dark except for the soft glow of my computer screen. I...
    MyWrath MyWrath 18-21 2 Responses Dec 14, 2009

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    To See If I Still Feel

    I focus on the pain The only thing that's real The needle tears a hole The old familiar sting Try to kill it all away But I remember everything... What have I become, my sweetest friend? Everyone I know Goes away in the end And you could have it all My empire of dirt I will let...
    Mistake Mistake 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 29, 2010

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    to see if i still feel i focus in the pain the

    only thing that's real the needle tears a hole the old familiar sting try to kill it all away but i remember everything What have i become my sweetest friend everyone i know goes away in the end You could have it all my empire if dirt i will let you down i will make...
    causeimhappy491 causeimhappy491 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    Biting Isnt Enough Any More...

    Wow. I dont think i have ever admitted anything to anyone. So this is a first... I realize though that I have reached some kind of no return place... If help is to be had. I guess I should try and get some. I was extensively abused as a child. In fact, one of my first memories...
    RayneJ RayneJ 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2012

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    Bah

    3 times today so far.. well technically it's tomorrow now anyway, **** it. It's not even helping as much as it should. Wouldn't want to see me without it though... Ugh.
    newmurderer newmurderer 70+ Apr 20, 2010

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    I Hurt Myself Every Day....

    When I was young something bad happened to me. I got hurt. To this day I abuse myself. Sexually.... I feel like I deserve it. I am afraid to get a pelvic exam because of the abuse I give myself. I've been through the mental health system time and time again. I want to stop...
    absolutionist absolutionist 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2010

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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...
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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...
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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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    I have 4 blades. And I used them. I sliced up my thighs pretty good. It doesn't even hurt physically. It hurts mentally.
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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...
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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 hate myself I think I was a mistake. I tried to commit suicide. I feel like everything is my fault.
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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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    I gave in I'm sorry why does life work like this timer I'm okay for a certain amount then I just blow
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    Its the sad truth. I don't understand it at all.
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    They didn't pass away but we fell out over something I think wasn't worth falling out over. A message I didnt complete because I got distracted whilst texting and never got to...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Shellybelle Shellybelle 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 day 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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    I'm so sick of lettng people into my heart and getting hurt,my ex best friend got mad at me and stopped talking to me and this guy i liked left with no reason and stopped talking...
    gm95 gm95 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    fullen fullen 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    They lie all the time. They say i am unable to love others until I love myself. Tell me, if that were true, why does the sadness of others hurt me?
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    Myfairlady1 Myfairlady1 46-50, F 6 hrs ago

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