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I May Have Shot Myself In the Foot

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    I was approached yesterday regarding our new assistant. I didn't have a warm and fuzzy when she was given the position and now others are seeing it. With all the changes going on her job duties are pretty much down to a few and she's just not a self starter. My boss asked my...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Aug 7, 2009

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    A lifelong victory...that's what it is. I never knew who I was until now. I mean I knew I was trying to crawl outside of myself but never knew what form. I was raised to be a...
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    I thought I didn't have anything else to do. I grabbed the blade and cut my thighs my wrists and anywhere else I could think of. I started and I couldn't stop. It's like something...
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    I cut myself on two different occasions. I wanted to feel that feeling that others said they felt. The relief of it all afterwards. And I also just genuinely wanted to feel...
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    bored at work boss is busy and I need to O. I wear short skirts to work so easy to slip my hand between my legs and finger myself. love doing it as other people are around. then...
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    so being adopted i became really curious about where i came from and all that stuff. So last year i printed off a whole bunch of forms to try and find out some stuff about my mom...
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    I have been clean of cutting for probably a few months now, and this is when I had pocket knives and all in the house. I gave them to my boyfriend to hold onto. I can't really...
    bemyforeverlove97 bemyforeverlove97 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    For the first time a couple of months ago. I kinda felt liberated. I always wanted to take lessons, and own a piece. It seems sexy for a woman to own a piece, it shows that you...
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    how do I start ... I'm not the ideal teen. as a child, I thought of death I started self harming at 7 y/o and admitted into many hospitals within weeks of being released. 4 failed...
    SParedes627 SParedes627 18-21, F Feb 3

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    carlosgalindo1130 carlosgalindo1130 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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    Well I cut my thigh so now what I'm obviously not getting better what do I do now?
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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