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I Self-harm

For those who self-harm and want to share their stories. 2,244 People

    Today, I was with the love of my life...he had his hand on my hip and at first he didn't notice. But he rubbed his hand over it a little and said "What are those?" Of course, I...
    ArtistLove16 ArtistLove16 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    So lately I've gone back to cutting and today, I just went crazy. It's now covering my legs, arms, and ribs. And there's blood seeping through like little streams, although they've...
    killyourhero killyourhero 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    How I See Self Harm - The pain we feel inside, it is worse than any form of physical pain, it eats at you from the inside. Ever feel like nothing is right? That there is no way out...
    TeenyTheTwisted TeenyTheTwisted 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 20, 2013

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    To anyone who self harms: Come here, and let me love you and tell you how perfect you are. ❤
    zbubbly603 zbubbly603 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    I had been self harming off and on for 6 years now I am 40 days clean.
    AaronWolfAtHeart AaronWolfAtHeart 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    Cutting: A Love/Hate Relationship - I love it. The sweet, relaxing sting of the blade. The bright red blood that drips out. But I know I need to stop and I always tell myself to...
    sunny1818 sunny1818 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2013

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    I was 2 months clean. Why does life have to be so hard
    NoahBarwell4 NoahBarwell4 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Who knows that she’s artistic on her arms? Who is truly and honestly blinded by her charms? The “art” she lines up on her wrist Just show hurt covered up by the heavy mist...
    Anyone5 Anyone5 13-15, F 27 mins ago

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    Yes I do self-harm because of the names I get called. I get called a wh***, sl**, b**** easy, c***, and got told by a friend that I'm a sl** that deserves to burn in hell. Why do...
    chey120 chey120 13-15, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Im sorry. Im not clean anymore
    neverthoughtiwould neverthoughtiwould 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    I was thinking about cutting after an emotional day...not wanting to do it for once, just thinking about it in general. And i wrote this. If someone were to ask me why I cut, I...
    ArtistLove16 ArtistLove16 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    i have seen a counselor today and told him about i tried having excessive sleeping pills but it gors fail because i end up vomit like ****. He said he is worried because this is...
    holyallyssa holyallyssa 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    My Self Harm Story - First of all, I am a 34 year old Male and I Self Harm. I don't really know what led to this, but I have many factors. I have had Bipolar since I was young...
    ManiacalTom ManiacalTom 31-35, M 4 Responses Sep 5, 2012

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    What if my mum find out i cut?? :'( i'm so afread
    rawan99 rawan99 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    My Selfharm Story - My names Brianna, my selfharming started when I was 13, then I never really understood what it was all about, but the more I read about it and seen pictures I...
    briannaduffy briannaduffy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2013

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    Well, it's been about 2 weeks sense the last time I cut.Some would say self-harm is an addiction, and some would say it is a habbit. Either way, both are hard to break. But, they...
    screaminginshadows screaminginshadows 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    I cut again. Couldn't help it. Notices tho. LOLL. ignorances. But i couldn't careless about them. I'm tired of everything piling up everyday.
    4everShiNee18 4everShiNee18 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    You know what's funny about self harm? They made you harm your self and then the call you a cutter and they star judging you such a fool world some times i fell sorry for myself...
    rawan99 rawan99 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Butterfies - I'm 16 years old and i started cutting myself at the top of my right thigh in the summer holidays of 2012, so not that long ago, 3 and a half months? god it feels like...
    butterflies123 butterflies123 16-17 3 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    Hushabye Baby - Close your eyes and go to sleep And dream of all the things that made you weep You just want all the pain to end All your life you've had to pretend Beautiful...
    ProudByChoice ProudByChoice 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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    I've been clean for a month now, pleased. Let's keep this going.
    worshipsleep worshipsleep 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I'm going to talk about something which is really important to me. I'm going to talk about self harm. This is serious. Self harm isn't a game. People like me don't do this for...
    sempiternalHell sempiternalHell 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    Sometimes i wonder if people would notices if you were gone.
    4everShiNee18 4everShiNee18 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I kind of told my parents. I say kind of because it didn't exactly go to plan. My guy called them up the day before and told them we had something to tell him (without me knowing...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    15 times tonight, each cut deeper and longer, still don't know why I did it just felt the urge again and couldn't stop myself sadly.
    sm1ttay sm1ttay 13-15, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    And, after 7 years of self-harm, I came to the conclusion, I had to be a masochist. Every step I took from then on, confirmed that conclusion. I felt like I finally understood this...
    kami2 kami2 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 16

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    Relapse - I was a week clean but I relapsed. I noticed with school and all, cutting my wrist will draw attention so I messed up my thighs. I feel like this is the only escape.
    alondraa alondraa 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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    I self harm, I started about a year ago and every time I try to quit I relapse and it gets worse. I don't know why I feel this way about myself but I do, I also have bulimia and it...
    crazybandgirl crazybandgirl 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    One cut Two cuts Three cuts Four... The voice in my head whispers "Do one more." One turns to two and two becomes five Soon I've done so many I'm risking my life It's okay though...
    Trish12321 Trish12321 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    I went to the bathroom and just sat there. I used to self harm a lot when I was younger. But tonight, I felt the need to do it again. My life may not be the best, but it's also not...
    missmotox missmotox 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I want to ******* die already. Just take me out of this hell hole. I want to be dead. I can't ******* take this pain I feel so god damn numb and hopeless. I just want somebody to...
    Mangocupcakes Mangocupcakes 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    My Craving - I can feel it. It's deep in the pit of my stomach. The acid churns and pops and the muscles ache. My chest aches and becomes tight. It's hard for me to take a deep...
    JessRuthless JessRuthless 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2012

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    Thinking about cutting is killing me. I promise my love I wouldn't but oops I guess I failed her. I'm cutting.
    MichaelOKBurns MichaelOKBurns 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I Am Sad. - I'm listening to slow, beautiful instrumental music in a darkly-lit room. I slowly roll back my sleeve, exposing my pale forearm. With one hand I hold my sharpest pair...
    noonewouldriotforless noonewouldriotforless 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2012

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    A Poem. - An empty room, an empty girl Sitting silently on the floor Her sleeve rolled up, exposing skin She drags the blade and presses in The pain it brings cannot compare To...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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    I Have My Reasons - Life is never easy, death is even harder. Through all my time I have only knowing pain. People always go on about how hard their life is. Many go on about how...
    CrimsonSnow CrimsonSnow 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 11, 2013

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    Why do I even both getting up in the morning and trying to be happy when in reality life's **** and everything i do good or bad just ends up hurting someone i just want the pain to...
    NoahBarwell4 NoahBarwell4 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Last year, my addiction to cutting myself had begun. I would cut myself in the shower, locked in a bathroom at school or at home, and anytime I felt that I was losing grip. I doubt...
    nhammoud nhammoud 18-21, F 19 Responses Jan 23

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    Started In Grade 6, Now I'M A Sophomore In High School - I started self harming in 6th grade - my first year of middle school. I count myself lucky because I've never really been...
    TheCrookedYoung TheCrookedYoung 13-15, F 9 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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    I think ppl should know that the words they say hurts the are as sharp as any blade :(
    rawan99 rawan99 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I NEED to cut myself... I just have this internal restlessness because of my strong overwhelming urge to cut myself...it's driving me insane... 🔪📏
    rokrchik1211 rokrchik1211 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Telling someone who self-harms to "just stop doing it" is like telling a drug addict to sit in a room full of drugs and touch nothing
    blondechick0130 blondechick0130 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 11

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    Over this ****, let me bleed out already
    JaydeLyndaMay JaydeLyndaMay 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    i don't self-harm for attention i do it because it makes me feel like i am in control of my body and my actions <3
    meaghanfisher4 meaghanfisher4 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    People that don't understand the feeling of self harm think it's 'disgusting' but they don't know how you really feel. Wanna know what it feels like? It's relief, relief from how...
    cam2476 cam2476 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 23, 2013

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    not just overdoze but i came to cut myself. i realize its so fun whenever i am stress. my teacher asked me not to lie to the counselor but i plan to since the wound is so easy to...
    holyallyssa holyallyssa 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Abuse - She never smiles, her pain she hides. She stares blankly, only in herself she confides. she doesn't let anyone in, too afraid to take the risk. If you looked, you'd see...
    RecoveringAddict RecoveringAddict 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 13, 2012

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    I don't cut for about 5 days and then I'm back at it every time.
    sm1ttay sm1ttay 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I started self harming at the age of 13. I'm 16 now, and still continue every know and then when I feel like things are just too much. But what really makes me mad is when people...
    thatonecheerleader thatonecheerleader 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I Always Promise Myself It'll Be The Last Time. - Hi, my name is Elan. And this isn't your typical self harm story, I never really had severe depression, I have always been so...
    ellsbells99 ellsbells99 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 19, 2013

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