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I Self-injure

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    1 Cut, 2 Cut, 3 Cut, Etc.

    I started cutting myself at the very end of my senior year of college. I learned from a friend. I remember the EXACT day I cut myself. I was sick of the world, sick of school, sick of people. So I cut myself, right before our choir concert. No one knew. No one knew for quite a...
    xclevermealsx xclevermealsx 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 6, 2009

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    Masochist?

    someone recently told me that people that self injure are masochists. is this true?  and what is the definition of a masochist?
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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    Not Often, Yet It Happens

    I haven't for a few months now. I think the last time was in January. Before that it was maybe a year earlier. So its never like a daily, weekly or even monthly thing...
    CrazyHappySad CrazyHappySad 22-25, F Jun 12, 2012

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    I Have To Control Myself Or People Will Know

    I started self injuring around 7th grade and I used everything from knifes and razors to hangers and the curling iron. but since ive gotten older and my physical apperence is important to my job i havealmost completly stoppedbut i often crave it. Ive tryed using rubber bands but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 30, 2011

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    1 Cut, 2 Cut, 3 Cut, Etc.

    I started cutting myself at the very end of my senior year of college. I learned from a friend. I remember the EXACT day I cut myself. I was sick of the world, sick of school, sick of people. So I cut myself, right before our choir concert. No one knew. No one knew for quite a...
    xclevermealsx xclevermealsx 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 6, 2009

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    Paper Clip Diaries

    The reason behind it I do not know, but I know that it occured; how it felt. The immense pleasure in feeling the pain I brought onto myself; with a paperclip, of all objects. Angry, frustrated, sadenend, hurt, lonely; I picked it up,  it was the only thing near me. I ran it...
    PessimisticPsycho1996 PessimisticPsycho1996 70+, F May 2, 2011

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    I Cannot Write But I Commit This To My One True Master, To Whom I Attempt To Please.

    The blood drips; I merely sigh With a fiendish laugh, and a gleam in my eye I find myself absorbed in a joy unexlpained And yet with an phsycopathic smile all may well be explained I find pleasure in my pain There seems to be a deficiency with my own brain As I find myself...
    PessimisticPsycho1996 PessimisticPsycho1996 70+, F May 20, 2011

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    I'm super depressed and literally have nobody who cares about me. I self harm with my hair straightener and slowly press it against my skin and wait for it to slowly burn away at...
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I haven't self harmed in months and it's been so hard and everything is starting to get bad again and nobody believes a word I say and it's so frustrating
    ccourrtney ccourrtney 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Lost 6 pounds in 2 weeks… I don't know we other to be happy because I lost weight or disappointed because it was over 2 weeks not one week… :/
    lost1234567 lost1234567 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    And I don't see what is wrong with it. I've been doing it since I was 10. I stopped for a few years after a couple visits to the looney bin. They made me feel like it was some...
    DigitalBlue DigitalBlue 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    For you (many, girls), who cut yourselves. Please remember that some of us love you, care about you. ----- Food for thought (an article from Psychology Today) ----- Sax on Sex...
    Karll Karll 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    To the man from Australia who had never seen or felt it before, who never dreamed it possible, that you might find discover and love truly with every part of being a young woman in...
    BlueDoez BlueDoez 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    This just came to my mind and I could stop thinking of it. •Suicide/Self Injuring• I have a friend who injures herself so that she can get peace in her and stop thinking of...
    Planetweird Planetweird 16-17, F Mar 29

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    How many of you have heard your spouse or girlfriend ask "What’s so bad about being a man?” my spouse asked me when I finally confessed to her that I was much more than just a...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T a week ago

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    My dad lives about 20 miles from me and my son. He was injured on the job many years ago and was retired and lives in a retirement community. It was hard for a while but he has...
    MsAdventure MsAdventure 36-40, F 10 Responses Mar 24

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    101) What do you typically have for breakfast? Most of the time pancakes of waffles yumm 102) Do you like scary movies? Yes! I just hate the dramatic irony and I'm easily...
    isabelll26 isabelll26 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    My 26th anniversary is in less then a week and my husband is having a crisis with coping with medical retirement. He has been a cop for nearly 18 years of our26 years of marriage...
    Bff4988 Bff4988 46-50, F 6 Responses Apr 5

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