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I Want to Cut Myself Now

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    yeah well... life is just great.

    like anyone'd care. I'm just depressing to be around. people don't want to be around someone who brings them down. I try to act okay. but it doesn't work. I'm like the ball at the end of everyone I know's chain. I drag them down. If the ball wasn't there.. then they'd be...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I never in a million years thought I would be

    at the point where I thought hurting myself was the only answer. But I'm there. It is the most real and terrifying thought that has ever crossed my mind. I have never actually done it. I am too afraid of the scars it will leave. But I have started pinching myself so hard that it...
    dressydreamer dressydreamer 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 10, 2014

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    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    Why do I feel this way.

    It like a craving, it's so hard not to just grab a knife right then and now and start cutting. I'm depressed. I'm hurting. Ever since my parents started fighting more and more. The craving been growing. will someone even care if I start cutting?Will someone even love me? Maybe...
    zoeyflower zoeyflower 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    I have been going down the list,

    and seeing what people have been posting about this and to be honest it does hurt me to read some of them. I see more post from girls then guys and I know to a point the reasons I did it up until about a year ago, were for different reasons, and I am not putting down anybody...
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 24, 2014

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    I want to but I know I shouldn't I know

    that it won't help and I know it will just make me feel worse after but even then cutting for me is like I'm in a ocean blind folded I can't see where I'm going and im walking deeper and deeper into this massive ocean soon I can't breath and I'm choking im slowly dying and for...
    Alli13146 Alli13146 13-15, F Jan 11

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    I've gained an addiction to cutting,

    and now I HAVE to do it whether I'm sad or angry or even happy at times, when the urge hits me no matter where I am or who's around I have to do it. I do, do it.
    Tamika123 Tamika123 16-17, F 3 Responses May 9, 2014

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    It's been 3 years. I want to

    so bad. My skins practically itchy I wanna see the white flesh. The way it splits. First pink then white then full of blood. Flayed open. It'll take me away. Distract me from how alone I feel. I want to so bad But I'm afraid no one will love me if I do. And I'll be even...
    thebeautifulprincess thebeautifulprincess 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    I Hate Myself And Cut For No Reason

    I'm 16. I'm very unsociable and don't like the company of many people. I only have one really good friend, but i go to a really tough school and have to spend most of my time doing homework. I have trouble paying attention to the boring stuff they teach in that awful place, so it...
    invisiblechild0 invisiblechild0 18-21, F 15 Responses Apr 15, 2012

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    DONT Want to Think About It

    i have those thoughts in my head i have those emotions in my heart i wanna talk i need some1 by my side   they told me many times before " when ever u need me i'll be there " i need them now and i cant find them i feel like cutting my hand and i...
    aysha7 aysha7 18-21, F 9 Responses May 12, 2009

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    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M Jan 12

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    I Dont Know Where I Am

    it sucks to know that feeling sad is normal so you're starting to get used to it and no matter what the sadness wont leave. you try so hard but no. it sucks to self-harm almost everyday and nothing can stop you, you want to do it and continue doing it, it feels good. it sucks to...
    karissaxx22 karissaxx22 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 2, 2012

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    it's really hard to not cut myself right now,

    but i don't know how much longer i can hold on, all the hateful comments, being blamed for things I've never done, school is not helping either...i just want to die.
    EyelessGlitch EyelessGlitch 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    Know The Feeling?

    I feel alone in a room full of people and cutting just sounds so good right now.
    WanderingRanger WanderingRanger 22-25, M 4 Responses Oct 28, 2013

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    I really feel like cutting.

    .. But it may end badly...
    rokrchik1211 rokrchik1211 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    4 Am And Its All I Can Think About

    cutting releases endorphins-endorphins relief pain so what do we do when were sad? we cut
    sosick123 sosick123 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1, 2013

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    Cravings

    There are some days, weeks even, where the thoughts of sliding the smooth blade of my knife into my skin flood my head. There's something so satisfying about the pain. The little teardrops of red running over the curve of my wrist. The way my teeth grit, and my eyes plead with me...
    Girlonwire Girlonwire 18-21, F 13 Responses Jul 3, 2011

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    Sigh. This just isn't getting any easier,

    is it? I'm so tempted to take that nice fresh new blade out of the only pencil sharpener that I have that's never been taken apart... I keep trying to find enough reasons not to cut that it outweighs the crushing desire to do so, but I'm running out of reasons here... :/
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6, 2014

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    I haven't cut myself in

    such a long time. It's been months since I've had urges but I really want to hurt myself and tear myself apart today. I don't know what to do. I can't get my mind off of it. I need someone to talk to. Idk what to do anymore... ):
    burningcolors burningcolors 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    There's no pain anymore,

    I cut and there's no pain, the blood runs down my arm and it's cold, there's no warmth. where do I go to feel??
    crabspanner crabspanner 36-40, M 21 hrs ago

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    I won't cut deep enough to die.

    just keep enough to see the blood and numb the pain
    isohatetheworld isohatetheworld 70+, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    There is so much **** going on with me.

    That and i done some vary ******* wrong things i feel like i deserve that pain
    Frozenfireflies Frozenfireflies 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 12, 2014

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    Just now all I want to do us cut,

    I don't ask much of anyone but this time I was hoping for someone to talk to me.....and no one is interested all I need is someone to talk to, so I forget about the urge to cut. And it's like no one gives a damn So I think there's only one thing for it And give up......
    Chesher Chesher 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    Everything has just gone downhill.

    I want to stop, but I can't. I'm sick of feeling unloved and numb. 😔
    ahsaddict ahsaddict 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    I just don't care anymore.

    I'm starting to not care if people know. If people see. I just don't care. I feel like everyone already judges me and hates me, it wouldn't make a difference. Maybe if they knew, people would actually care. I doubt that though. The more time goes on, the worse it gets. People...
    thoughtfulstars thoughtfulstars 13-15, F 1 Response May 16, 2014

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    Great...just great...

    i can't remember where's my blade now....
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 9 Responses Feb 12

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    My daemons are screaming at me telling me I

    need to, I want to, I have to. I scream "NO!" Want to put it down but my hand just won't let go
    Error404nameunknown Error404nameunknown 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4, 2014

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    Don't. Don't. Don't. Stop it.

    Weak. You are so freaking weak. Get a f**ing grip!! Don't throw it all away. Nothing is wrong. Why do I feel this way???
    NowGoBringMeTheHorizon NowGoBringMeTheHorizon 18-21, F Jul 8, 2014

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    I crave it i wanna feel the cold blade across

    my pale flesh an watch my ruby blood create a river....maybe then i will be free
    SweetAngelFrostPup SweetAngelFrostPup 18-21, M Feb 19

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    lileva lileva 16-17, F Feb 19

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    I'm fifteen. I'm a sophomore

    and I've been continually depressed since last summer when the first girl I legitimately fell for got really mad at me and then moved away. I just sent her a text asking about the shirtless guy on her grandma's couch. I don't have her number anymore (I deleted just early...
    GuiltyLover GuiltyLover 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    My blade is dull and I'm digging deeper.

    I can't cut my wrist anymore, to many people are noticing. So I'm cutting my thigh.
    Adridee Adridee 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 24

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    im afraid of being home alone I just have a

    strong urge to cut right now I dont know how long I will last and im so scared of myself and urges I just started trying to quit yesterday
    Crystalsgirl08 Crystalsgirl08 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    It's how I escape from the pain

    for a lil while and right now I really just need to escape. :'(
    rokrchik1211 rokrchik1211 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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    I lost my razor and was about a good 2 month

    since I have cut myself. I felt like part of myself was missing when I lost it. I sometimes have this urge to cut myself. Then I don't. But I suddenly did. And it felt empty and whole. Like a happy medium. It feels right and yet I know it's so wrong.
    NocturnalMiss23 NocturnalMiss23 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Its been two days i cant keep it up.

    I really wanna cut and its hard to control this urge. Today wasnt the best of days and I hate myself for it. My parents hate me, im gonna flunk in my courses, and i will never be worth something for anyone to be in a relationship with. Im going to sleep, and i pray i dont wake...
    LifeOnAThread LifeOnAThread 18-21, F 8 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    A Year.... Wasted.

    I promised myself I wouldn't, but the promise really wasn't for me, it was for my little brother. He said "If you cut, I can cut too". So, I promised him, and myself that I would stop. I did. For a whole year. It was tough, REALLY tough, but his love, and his courage got me...
    bbmango16 bbmango16 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2012

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    You guys there's a better solution,

    if you guys ever need someone to talk to I'm here.
    lilay98 lilay98 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 24, 2014

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    Being yelled at really makes me want to cut.

    My life also really makes me want to cut. And lately it's been difficult to find something that would cut deep and cause a lot of blood shed. Sometimes I feel as if I deserve the pain and blood loss. Sometimes I cry when I cut, other times I don't. I usually use scissors to cut...
    NeonPurple NeonPurple 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 9, 2014

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    school is really stressing me out.

    im feeling overwhelmed and im getting mad at myself and im having all these thoughts to just take my anger out on myself and just cut. i feel like giving up on life but i dont want to take the easy way out. i feel like complete crap. i really dont know whats wrong with me. i...
    perksofbeingdepressed perksofbeingdepressed 16-17, F 7 Responses Jan 28

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    I don't even know why.

    I think seeing the scars and newest cuts on my hip set me off. I just...I don't know!!! Music can only help so much. I want to sit here and scratch at my hip but I can't exactly do that in class. I feel the need to carry my blade with me everyday now, but I don't think I can...
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 18-21 1 Response May 6, 2014

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    Any one has a razor .

    i really need to cut myself and see my blood . I am sick of always hurting myself from inside if I can't stop myself from inside I will do it on the outside.
    Silentsuffer Silentsuffer 13-15, F Apr 4, 2014

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    Wow... Tonight... I want soo bad!

    !! To cut!!! My body is screaming for it... I just want to stop feeling.... I hate life... I hate everything (or almost everything there are some who help me not hate everything they mean the most to me) But ... I won't. I won't cut... I won't... I won't... I told myself I'd...
    Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    I have no idea why. I've never done it before.

    Right now I'm feeling so stressed, it seems like the only way to make it go away.
    tiki18 tiki18 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 22

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    Why is everything so ******* depressing?

    Why am I such a failure? I fail...that's why I'm here, to fail and let people down...
    XxFuckYouxX XxFuckYouxX 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Here It Goes..

    I don't know what this is.. Or who reads this, but hello! Within the past two weeks, I've started cutting. I haven't cut in four years, but now it's coming back. And the ability to be able to show what I'm feeling on the inside, on the outside, is amazing to me.. I was also...
    MaddelynneJannessa MaddelynneJannessa 18-21, F 16 Responses Oct 18, 2013

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    jackalfredthegr8 jackalfredthegr8 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 17