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I Sometimes Hurt Myself

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    when i am feeling really depressed, i take a sharp object and start scratching at my skin until i cant stand it anymore. it relieves me and calms me down.
    waitingsolong waitingsolong 16-18, M 2 Responses Oct 22, 2007

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    Promises Make Perfect?

    When I was in fifth grade I started cutting. My friend found out, grabbed a piece of glass and slashed his arm four times, deep. He said he wouldn't stop if I didn't. It hurt me so much watching that blood dripping down his arm and down into the soil then watching an ambulance...
    TurnThePaige TurnThePaige 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2011

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    Like when making coffee,

    if I'm not careful, I burn myself. DX And today I hit my elbow on my desk in class today. I'm sick and now I have a bruised elbow. Great way to start the week. Lol.
    Cigarettegirl91 Cigarettegirl91 22-25, F Mar 4

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    Staying Strong

    I used to cut myself when i was stressed or upset. i stopped when my sis and my mom found out and made me promise to get help. i did and now its been almost 2 years since i stopped cutting im glad i stopped. my sister started cutting and now she comes to me for help instead after...
    mistresslex mistresslex 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2012

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    Guess More Extremy

    I used to love to do things just for the risk of death
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Jun 20, 2013

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    I Think Everyone Hurts Themselves...

    maybe not physically but emotionally or spiritually or whatever else. I used to hurt myself physically but not anymore. But I do hurt myself with I guess other people's help? I don't like it, but I guess its just a habit, or if I feel the need to cry and I can't cry. Not sure...
    butterfly46107 butterfly46107 31-35, F Nov 12, 2013

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    Buildup

    I thinkbefore it was my way of just making me pay attention to watever i was doing, justa quick smack across the face like a lady would give a rude man. over time it's gotten worse tho, lately ive had a repeated moments where the stress was overbearing on me and i needed the...
    WolfintheWillows WolfintheWillows 18-21, M Sep 26, 2012

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    Strong Enough

    When I get severely stressed out I scratch myself. Not little scratch marks, but long painful lines along my thighs. My nails Are nearly three quarters of and inch long (just the tips). I started doing this almost two years ago, when I was at a point where I could feel nothing...
    pandapuzzle pandapuzzle 18-21 Sep 27, 2012

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    I Don't Cut Or Burn Or Anything Like That... I Could Never.

    All I do is scratch my body all over before I go to bed every night. I only leave the white/light red scratches. They're always gone by morning. I don't want to bleed all over my sheets.
    itsjustme1001 itsjustme1001 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 14, 2012

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    The Scars Of A Broken Child

    i remember when i was a kid. the first time i lost a wrestling match i was ten years old.  my father  drove me home from the meet and when we got to the house he hit me so hard in the face that one of my teeth fell out and my nose began bleeding. he told me that if i...
    deathonsummersday deathonsummersday 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 17, 2010

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    If Only...

    I only hurt myself when I'm angry. When I feel a little victimized. I still don't really know why because I don't really have a reason. I know why I started doing it, but not why I continue. You see when I was 13-14 I became depressed. And I thought, since I was getting sad and...
    hurts2much hurts2much 18-21, F Nov 6, 2010

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    Do You Really Understand The Emotional Hurt ?

    Do people really know what we go through? They are so quick to judge you just because they find out what goes on. But do they really know what is happening ? No, they don't . They will never understand the emotional lain and the feeling that no one cares . People don't understand...
    Dreamwishes Dreamwishes 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2012

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    The Only Reason I'm Hurting Is Because Of The Cut

    My dad walked out a fortnight ago, the 11th of December 2009 to be exact. He came into my room before he left to remind me that he still loved me. It wasn’t until he’d left my room that I woke up enough to realise that he was leaving. For the next week I lived in a bit of a...
    mellorabbit01 mellorabbit01 18-21, F 2 Responses May 21, 2011

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    It Made Me Feel Better.

    my bf is quite blunt and he will say I'm kind of fat. I hate my weight and it hurts my feelings a lot. Im very emotional. And I hate that so when I get really upset I used to bang my head into the wall because all I could focus on after that was the knot on my head. But I...
    imjustlikeyou imjustlikeyou 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 26, 2010

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    I Hit Myself

    I don't do the typical cutting thing anymore, it doesn't get my anger at myself out. I punch myself really hard all over my body but mainly on my arms and legs. I stopped doing this for a bout 6 months while I was severely anorexic because the aching hunger was enough for me to...
    mellorabbit01 mellorabbit01 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 8, 2011

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    Everyday...

    I have been a cutter for about 2 years now. I was caught a few weeks ago and now my wrists are checked on a weekly bases. Of course they are too stupid to check my hips and legs. I love the feel of the corner of the blade cutting into my skin and watching the blood leak out of...
    CowgirlMagic CowgirlMagic 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 7, 2010

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    The Hate I Have For Myself...

         I don't know when it started... feels like awhile ago. But I've started to hate myself. I've started to realize how gross and messed up I really am, and how much a terrible person I am. I'm awful. I'm disgusting, gullible, stupid, lazy, and selfish.     I punish...
    screamingstranger screamingstranger 13-15, F 1 Response May 8, 2012

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    I Have Been a Scratcher

    Since about eighth or ninth grade, I have been a scratcher on and off. I was really stressed out about something, and my friend showed me that she scratched herself with a safety pin after sanitizing it with fire. I thought that sounded great since I needed a release, so I...
    drummergrl06 drummergrl06 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2008

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    Sometimes I just get

    so upset and feel like nobody loves me or cares for me and I will cut myself. Once I've done it I relax...
    katherinapmts katherinapmts 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    Trying To Destroy My Kidneys

    I'm trying to get some form of kidney damage. I've quit drinking water, all I drink is soda and Kool-aid (which has a lot of water in it... I'll probably cut that out). I would love for the phosphoric acid to eat away at anything inside me. I really want to feel the sharp...
    itsjustme1001 itsjustme1001 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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    I am hurting myself indirectly without wanting to..stop it dammit
    Darlinghton Darlinghton 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I just don't want to bother anyone. I don't want to upset anyone but that's all I seem to be good for. I deserve to hurt emotionally and physically. I want it, because it's what...
    Incogneato555 Incogneato555 16-17, F Sep 25

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    Today has been one of those days. I put everything under a microscope. Nothing I do measures up- from parenting to my job to my marriage. I let doubt creep in and cover me. It...
    bethany444 bethany444 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    I want to be the unique and beautiful goddess I once was. Right now, I am ugly and undesirable. I loved myself last week and the week before, but something happened this week that...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Oct 3

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    Never have I thought of killing myself or try hurting myself in ways that would end my life easily. I started to beat myself a few days ago and it felt good. I feel like I deserve...
    MaryJay712 MaryJay712 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    I want to so badly. I haven't in a decent while and I won't do it too much or too deep. My girlfriend doesn't want me to do it but it makes me feel better, I can only hurt myself...
    ImNotReallyFine ImNotReallyFine 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 25

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    I'm three weeks clean..that's the longest I've ever gone, but your body knows what it needs and I need to hurt myself so badly, maybe I can just 'accidentally' fall off of a cliff...
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F 7 Responses Sep 27

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    1 I think I am bi I am attracted togirls and boys 2 I cut 3 I am a pro Ana 4 I want to die 5 I hate my self 6 I want to get a tattoo 7 I wove book like wove them 8 I like...
    nimy29 nimy29 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I managed not to cut for one year now, I felt better and better the last months. But the feeling of wanting to hurt myself gets stronger and stronger. Things are getting worse... I...
    Muizi Muizi 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    All my friends complain to me with their problems. Sure I try to help and try to be a friend but sometimes their problems are so little I don't think they understand how I have...
    AnnaSpring AnnaSpring 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I'm using the depression as a shield. And although it has made me not want to be here You don't need to fear me trying to take my life away Because there is no point I will fail...
    innerself000 innerself000 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I wanted him to stay in my life. Even though I’ve cried, felt like I was going to die, and drank alcohol a few times before over someone I was in love with not loving me, I’ve...
    Roshunn Roshunn 26-30, F Oct 13

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    I Get Lonely Sometimes Not Everything Is Always As It Seems~ One of my friends last night got to talking about all the places I have friends to talk to. Here, facebook, yahoo, kik...
    SimplyK SimplyK 56-60, M Oct 1

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    I Get Lonely Sometimes Not Everything Is Always As It Seems~ One of my friends last night got to talking about all the places I have friends to talk to. Here, f.acebook, y.ahoo, k...
    SimplyK SimplyK 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 1

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    Sometimes when people bring me down I can't help but wish that I was stronger and didn't let their words and actions impact me so much. I'm a sensitive person, and if you say...
    xCherryCola xCherryCola 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I hurt from a construction accident in April 2007 and over 15 spine surgeries. I was the victim of a quack spine surgeon who destroyed most of my spine and then had his medical...
    allcowboy allcowboy 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    Approximately1 month ago, my partner while crying on our deck told me she had strong feelings for her boss and was moving in with her and packed and left. We were together for a...
    purpleocity purpleocity 51-55, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    When I like someone it'll become an obsession and I'll scream for attention like a child. Cry and all even starve myself and other things to harm my own body if that person doesn't...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 7

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    Sometimes just out of my own feelings of pain and disappointment in life I wanted to hurt others. Out of jealousy and envy I hurt other people's feelings just to feel alive, to...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 15

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    I'm a very sensitive person and at times get hurt easily. I've been hurt so many times before that I've noticed that I have created barriers that people need to tear down before...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've been through a lot in my life some issues I believed I've caused myself due to bad decisions others I've have no control over I feel much guilt and remorse for some of my...
    heather81 heather81 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Why do I have to tell lies? Why do I have to hurt people? Everytime I promise to stop, not to lie anymore, not to hurt people's feelings... But I do again and again. And why...
    ALostSoulisInsideMe ALostSoulisInsideMe 22-25, M a week ago

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    Iv always had that one person in my life that makes me feel special a motherly figure who makes me feel like I have a purpose on this planet 3 different people have hurt me so bad...
    flossy22 flossy22 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    Sometimes I really wish I couldn't feel anything. I want to be numb all the time. No emotions. No feelings. No more happiness. No more anger. No more sadness. No more hurt. If...
    abbylynn98 abbylynn98 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    The emptiness I feel is often illogical. Lonely and devoid of all happiness despite my loved ones and blessings. This hurts those I love, and those who depend on me...
    ShouldntFeelEmpty ShouldntFeelEmpty 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    once there was a guy who message me this "hii, youve probably heard this a million times but i think youre suuuper cute :p" this amaze me a little 'cause he give a different...
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    Something I wrote to him, although I didn't send it. Thank you. I have a lot of things to thank you for. Thank you for showing me how to love and supposedly be "loved". Thank...
    weightingforhappiness weightingforhappiness 18-21, F Oct 2

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    The last ten I leave to you to ask me about myself so here we go... 1 female 2 Spanish 3 higher education than parents 4 love junk food 5 only dated 5 guys 6 in college 7 love...
    cookii cookii 18-21, F Oct 14

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    I never really talk to anyone about my feelings or things that worry me. I keep everything to myself. I never cry in front of people (even my closest ones), I act like everything's...
    cyanesque cyanesque 22-25, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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