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I Still Suck My Thumb

Should be pretty obvious what this is about. If you still suck your thumb, join. :) 208 People

    It's Comforting.

    I've sucked my thumb for as long as I can remember.  It's actually the reason why I have braces.  My orthodontist said I needed to stop sucking my thumb once the braces were on, but I couldn't.  It's a comforting thing with me.  I guess it's my mother's...
    Jaggie Jaggie 22-25 5 Responses Oct 5, 2007

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    What I Feel

    When i suck my thumb i feel relaxed =) it helps me breath more i don't now why but its how i feel. and when im sad sucking my thum calms me . i really regret sucking my thum now im 15 i should listin to my mom when i was 4 xD it caused me teeth problems now i have to u braces xD...
    chikalokita chikalokita 16-17 4 Responses Jan 3, 2009

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    Can't stop. Won't stop.

    I'm 30 going on 31.
    Balloonboy33 Balloonboy33 26-30, M Jan 16

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    Soo... I'm 17 and I can't stop sucking my thumb.

    I thought I was totally alone until I found this group! I want to stop so badly, but despite how much I try, I continue to fail. Only my family knows, and I'm scared to death of what my friends and boyfriend would think if they found out...
    xGuitarGirlx xGuitarGirlx 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2014

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    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response May 5, 2014

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    Don't Want To Stop

    I have sucked my thumb since I was a baby and just never stopped. I was always nervous around people and never had many friends and I think that is why I still do it. I calms me down and is one of the only things that makes me feel good. I know at 22 you should definately not be...
    suicidalloser183 suicidalloser183 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2012

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    When I'm wicked freaked out

    and nervous I more like chew the nail but I do suck on the very top of my thumb/nail if I'm like so freaked out ima cry and it's like two am and I'm alone lol
    SomethingAboutFigureSkating SomethingAboutFigureSkating 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2014

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    I think I have always done it

    but usually never in front of anyone if I can help it. I try to be very careful about that. But sometimes if I am really tired or really stressed out I catch myself doing it and hope no one has seen me. At home though when I go to bed and I am tired I often do it and I wake up...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 9, 2014

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    I'm not gonna lie, I do this a lot.

    Never used to as a kid but now I do, cause it's an escape from everything and it's better than cutting, which I used to do. I don't think I'm ever gonna give it up honestly, and I'm totally okay with that. To each their own.
    Kyedye Kyedye 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2014

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    I'm 23 and I still suck my thumb EVERY single

    night! :( hoping I can stop his habit before I get married lol :/
    Shadesofautumn Shadesofautumn 22-25, F Dec 13, 2014

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    drifterx212 drifterx212 18-21, T Mar 8, 2014

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    I'm 67 and still suck my thumb.

    I've done it since I was born. I was adopted; I don't know if not being nursed contributed to the habit. For me it is a self soothing behaviour and also a little erotic at times. I have often wondered if there are men who have this habit?
    martzig martzig 66-70, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    mirajane123 mirajane123 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I do still suck my thumb cause it's a comfort

    thing im staying with my grandma who's a drunk and gets very physical when she is drunk
    Zachary95 Zachary95 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 9

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    whenever i cant use my pacifier i just use my

    thumb. it just feels natural. i love sucking my thumb almost as much as i love sucking on my paci. and im actually sucking on my thumb right now.
    Diaperboy6040 Diaperboy6040 16-17, M 3 Responses May 24, 2014

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    30 Guy Showing No Signs Of Stopping

    I have kept my habit secret from my friends for as long as I can remember. And the fact that I'm a guy and still suck my thumb embarrasses me even more One time I was sitting in a couch in the lounge. I was enjoying a quiet moment in the air conditioned darkness (I had shut the...
    emotionguy emotionguy 26-30, M 5 Responses Feb 27, 2012

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    Does anyone else out there suck there thumb

    and is over 10 ... I do and it's a big habit that I don't like ... I don't want to do it anymore but it's a comfort like I have to do it ... Help me .. How do I stopp!!!😡
    Savannah034 Savannah034 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 15, 2014

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    I suck my pinky finger sometimes

    when I'm really really really stressed....when I feel like crying I might suck on it and hide my face.
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 18-21, F Aug 17, 2014

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    So Embarrssed to Admit...

    but I do it too. Pretty much anytime I'm not in public. Definitely at night.
    jisomeij jisomeij 26-30 3 Responses Mar 2, 2008

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    Because It Helps

    i'm on the autism spectrum and i tend to get stressed easily. sucking my thumb relaxes me and doesn't hurt anyone. i really don't care anymore what people think about it. it's better than the alternatives.
    desikitteh desikitteh 26-30 2 Responses May 9, 2008

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    I am 11 years old and turning 12 in March.

    I still suck my thumb! I don't know why but it makes me feel safe. I also have a weird thing that makes me touch fabric. Help!
    GillieBeanz GillieBeanz 18-21, F Feb 21

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    I Choose This...

    I have always sucked my thumb. Growing up I had a hard life, well, hard in my eyes; and to deal with the stress I would go to my right handed man...well thumb to be exact. I first found out about sucking my thumb when I met my childhood friend. She still did it and said it was...
    DeliriousKitten DeliriousKitten 18-21, F 3 Responses May 3, 2009

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    Idk why ask my therapist; yes I am aware of the

    health hazards and I have no idea why I'm sharing this... I stopped for like 4 years but it's like whoop there it is.
    EmotionaLila EmotionaLila 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2014

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    It is a release of stress and daily pressure. Just in my mouth for a short time helps. During pants wetting I will suck on it too. Makes me a little boy again.
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    and it freaking sucks. I'm an adult, a good mother, live on my own (and have for almost a decade). I know all these things to be fact, but I don't FEEL it... I'm worried I never...
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