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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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    I Self-injure.

    I cut my wrists, I just like to bleed is all. I don't cut deep, I just slice through the skin and that is enough for me. It's stupid but it's not really a major problem as long as I keep just slicing the skin ad don't start hacking my self apart.
    alymre alymre 13-15, F Oct 25, 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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    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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    Video

    I'm doing a YouTube video about self harm awareness. I would really, really appreciate anyone who would be willing to help me. I'm a self harmer myself but I think I could really benefit from making a video about it. I want to help people and I really believe this could be the...
    amysfc95 amysfc95 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2012

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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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    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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    Maybe Not

    but may time i will risk my life just to do something think i am still looking for death
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Dec 22, 2011

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    It Gets Harder Every Day

    I self injure, i have been for the past two year. i was raped and i think thats when it all started, he raped me at knifepoint in my own bed. i think i am ADDICTED! i know that sounds crazy, but i think i am, i cut when im sad, i cut when im lonely, i cut...
    scrantonxknights23 scrantonxknights23 13-15 2 Responses Mar 1, 2009

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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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    Again, excuse the awkward wordings to get around the censors, but it won't let me post this story without them. I was in one for six days in February, and then they forced me to...
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    Collision Of Egos----We cannot be successful in either the external world or the internal world while we are tossed about by a powerful ego. What is required is a strong will...
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    I have risen above my "self", from being confined the self-centered world I'd created that had me at the center. I have learned to release that clinging to what was me and embrace...
    CinimonGypsy CinimonGypsy 41-45 Dec 9

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    ...and I'm still recovering. I used to wonder about my father... how little things could send him into a rage. How his words and actions always mismatched the perceived offense...
    DubstepEnderFox DubstepEnderFox 26-30, F Nov 28

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    I don't know what to do. My little sister is getting her sutures out and she wants me to be there. No brainier right? Your little sister asked you to go you go! Well here's the...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F Dec 4

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    Gun Ownership and Muslim Extremism in the light of the Horrible Tragic Sydney Siege...... Over night, one of the independent senators in Australia said that had Australians had...
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    Firstly, I just want to say how pleased I am I found this site, for the last few years I have been feeling like I must be an extremely messed up person to hate one of my step...
    Shimmergirl Shimmergirl 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Firstly, I just want to say how pleased I am I found this site, for the last few years I have been feeling like I must be an extremely messed up person to hate one of my step...
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