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I Self-harm

For those who self-harm and want to share their stories. 3,737 People

    There are times when i just get

    so f****** frustrated n i m not able to vent it out coz most of the times it's because of my mom and i dont wanna hurt her ... so i hurt myself instead and when the emotions get too difficult to handle i cut. my cutting has been getting worse but it sort of gives a relief... an...
    masquerader masquerader 18-21 21 hrs ago

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    I feel like a ******* psycho!

    I'm with my family at breakfast and I don't have my knife on me. this is such a ****** feeling, I don't even know how to process it.
    Simiyes Simiyes 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    I couldn't stop myself from cutting today

    and the worst part is I enjoyed it.
    Simiyes Simiyes 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Relapsed the other night.

    I used a rope and rubbed it back and forth over my ankle...didn't think I went as deep as I did. Now I can't wear shorts or go to the beach since it's so obvious of what it is :/ I hate myself.
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I've just started again

    but I want to stop. Does anyone have any tips on what to do instead of self harming because my old isn't working as much now.
    JoshKilbride2 JoshKilbride2 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 23

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    I relapsed yesterday

    after like a month or so. It's been rough lately, and I don't really know what to do about it anymore
    keshanahr keshanahr 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Trying to cope with this knot in my chest

    without cutting myself, so I'm heading to the gym again. What do you do if you don't want to cut but you feel like you're on the edge? Because cutting and smoking are the only things that seem to alleviate the weight now a days. Happy Monday.
    Lynnd520 Lynnd520 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 20

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    LittleUnicorn LittleUnicorn 18-21 1 Response Aug 8

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    I couldn't help it. I feel

    so filthy today, and I just keep remembering. Besides, I feel better now. I know I won't later, but I needed it. Another day, another zero carved in.
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I miss it. I miss it every day.

    Every day, I make the decision to not cut myself over and over again. And I'm tired of making it. I have razors in my room for the day I need them again, my most reliable friends. For a long time, they were my only comfort. So much so, that nothing else helps. There are no...
    CigaretteEater CigaretteEater 18-21 Jul 4

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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 attention or something like that, no... We're just in pain. And we just need some help. We just want to live again. So please, If u know...
    sempiternalHell sempiternalHell 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 1, 2014

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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, 2014

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    tamzin100 tamzin100 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Started when I was 14.

    . Now I'm 18 but still can't stop
    Sayuri96 Sayuri96 18-21, F Aug 15

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    I feel like a failure

    because my cuts arent deep enough.
    FeedingTheWolves FeedingTheWolves 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days 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 you feel, takes your mind off things, it makes me feel human again. It's so wrong but it feels so right. It's a mental addiction. If anyone...
    cam2476 cam2476 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 23, 2013

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    Now my leg is bleeding

    and painful and I feel guilty.
    sagefish sagefish 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It was the cat, I swear.

    I burnt myself on the stove, I swear. I'm fine, I swear.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 1

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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 longer...i had been down for a while about many things in my life and had honestly thought about cutting myself...
    butterflies123 butterflies123 16-17 3 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    I have harmed myself

    after one year of not doing it... Because of depression and due to being harassed by my neighbor for so long... I feel like such a failure... it was out of impulse behavior. Due to me being bipolar, I can't help what I feel and what I do
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T Aug 15

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    Yes I do selfharm. I have been through recovery

    3 times but all times failed because I can't stay clean for that long. I have a therapist but I don't see him often because I don't really like opening up to people. Any advice for recovery? Any advice for overcoming Selfharm, Anxiety, Depression and Things like that. I don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 14

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    Today, I am 1 week clean,

    hopefully I can keep it up!
    sm1ttay sm1ttay 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 29, 2014

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    I just started to self harm a few days ago.

    ..my parents still don't know... It burned like my arm was on fire but I liked the pain...i don't know why I do this to myself...i don't know why I'm typing this whatever you don't care...bye
    LonleyWolf99 LonleyWolf99 16-17, F 7 Responses Jun 13

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    I found a new way to self harm

    and it has went unknown plz don't try it could get u really sick but I don't care
    wolf124 wolf124 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I'm early 20s and self harm

    when I feel very overwhelmed by emotion or my surrounding. Not often but it is something I've struggled with for years. Since puberty. Just sayin I'm here if anyone needs a strangers support. (:
    Lhokw Lhokw 18-21, F a week 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? This feeling it, has not words to describe it. It kills you inside, it feels like a never ending torture. So what is the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Jun 20, 2013

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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 then started to get an idea. It began when I was going with this boy, after a month into our relationship I told him that...
    briannaduffy briannaduffy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2013

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    Cut again today after school.

    Why can't people just look past the way someone looks and dresses before they judge? It's kinda stupid.
    EmotionalEmoBoy EmotionalEmoBoy 16-17, M 4 Responses Sep 25, 2014

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    Laceyxv Laceyxv 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    One night about 1 year ago,

    I stabbed myself in the thigh twice to self harm. I was cutting my wrist with a razor, then I realised I wanted to feel more pain so I snuck into the kitchen, grabbed the biggest knife there was and went outside. At that point I was texting my friend telling her I was about to...
    IndianaRoyals IndianaRoyals 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I self harm and yet I'm not ashamed of my scars

    nor do I hide them any more. I used to cut on my arm till one drunk night I cut so deep I gave my self permanent nerve damage in my left arm. after that night I started cutting my chest. witch all the scars look like I've been in some knife fights. I haven't cut in awhile. yet I...
    cosciatony cosciatony 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 22

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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 part of me. It was allways confusion before that. Questions. Why? Why are you doing that? You shouldn't do it. But since that day...
    kami2 kami2 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 16, 2014

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    Hahahah what a joke instead of self harming get

    out there and enjoy life ya damn ungrateful sons of *******
    1Grizz1 1Grizz1 13-15, M 5 Responses 4 days 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, and also had to deal with a lot, so any of those things could have been a factor I guess. My mother got severe brain...
    ManiacalTom ManiacalTom 31-35, M 4 Responses Sep 5, 2012

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    I keep on fainting and getting really drowsy

    and wanting to throw up after I cut. Is there any way to stop fainting after I self harm. Don't say "don't self harm" cuz I'm going to do it regardless of if you say that or not and its not going to help me whatsoever.
    LittleMissCynic LittleMissCynic 13-15, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    cheesecrackers99 cheesecrackers99 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    you could call it that I have a skin Condition

    and with the scabs and rashes it gives me I pick at the because it release stress I have bad scar and hurting scabs I need to stop but I can't I've been trying and ting but I keep doing it because it feels good I want to stop my skin will be damaged to some extreme if I don't...
    natsufairy12 natsufairy12 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    sm1ttay sm1ttay 16-17, M 5 Responses Jun 3, 2014

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    I can't do this anymore I can't live in fear

    everyday that somebody is going to find out I cut.
    cutter17 cutter17 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I started when I was 11 years old.

    I still struggle to this day, it only got worse and worse. It's so hard to kick the addiction, I can't begin to explain it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 27

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    I've been clean from cutting myself

    for 10 weeks now. The urges are only getting worse but I keep telling myself it's not worth losing all my progress. As I was watching this movie, I was struggling with the urge to go get a blade, so I started scratching the top of my hand. It's not bleeding, but it does have a...
    Todashiko Todashiko 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    sm1ttay sm1ttay 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 8, 2014

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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 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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    I haven't cut in a few months

    but something about today really set me off...I only ha r one cut and it's not that bad but I promised my friend I wouldn't and she told me if u cut she would cut ans she cuts really deep and I don't wanna tell her I cut cause shell cut and I ca.t say anything otherwise...but I...
    DaveEatsToast DaveEatsToast 13-15, M Aug 23

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    That feeling when you cut deep

    and you start feeling a little dizzy and nauseous and when the bleeding stops you can see the thin violet vein(s)
    effyjenkins effyjenkins 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    ****, three days in a row.

    I guess I'm back to a bad habit. I've had to wear a bunch of bracelets because it's summer and I can't wear long sleeves. If anyone here can help me figure out how to cover them up please let me know. I have no idea what to do. When I'm doing it, I'm not thinking clearly...
    starling156 starling156 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 6

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