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I Want to Cut Myself Now

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    jackalfredthegr8 jackalfredthegr8 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 17

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    NichoWhat NichoWhat 13-15, M a week ago

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    Some time ago I promised myself I wouldn't cut

    myself with a knife anymore. Last night I broke that promise. According to my promise this means I have a problem with cutting. I thought I could handle it, I thought I could keep my promise but apparently I can't. When I don't use the knife I use a sort of wire. It's less...
    jsualmtha jsualmtha 18-21, F Aug 23

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    I used to see no point in self harm

    because it would only mean even more pain, but now what I see is a different pain that will temporarily distract me from the pain I constantly feel. Even if it's only temporary, it would mean closer to happiness than I feel regularly. I wish I could cut myself in a way that it...
    bandgeekavery bandgeekavery 13-15, T 3 Responses Aug 1

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    I want to cut I am just

    so depressed and just want to cut. No one in my family wants to listen to me. I just want to cut and let all of the pain go away. So mad that I had an allergic reaction today. UGH I am so stupid. Holding a razor right now.
    NaomiSarah1 NaomiSarah1 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My sister found my blade

    and cheerfully asked me if I'm back into paper crafts. I can't take it anymore. I know it's summer and any cut would be noticeable, but I also know when I get like this I will end up cutting by the end of the night.
    mirrorimage99 mirrorimage99 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    UGH!! I want to cut right now.

    I get made fun of in school for having autism. This one girl keeps bullying me an hitting me I cant anymore. UGH!!! Holding a razor right now.
    NaomiSarah1 NaomiSarah1 22-25, F 8 Responses Jul 25

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    i want to cut so deep

    that i see a lot of blood. my flashbacks are ruining my life and i cant be happy anymore
    elephant17 elephant17 18-21, F 2 Responses May 18, 2014

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    oone of my friends hung herself.

    and its all my fault.
    bpc2415 bpc2415 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    Kindheartedsoul Kindheartedsoul 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M a week ago

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    Found a pencil sharpener

    and removed the blade. Nearly 3 months are down the drain due to a piece of metal.
    Demifaun Demifaun 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15

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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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    So tell me, who will help me?

    When it's 4 am and a shaky hand has my blade against my skin.. And all these thoughts rush in. When my streak is no longer there and I'm in a fetal position crying my eyes out. Who will help me.
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 22

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    I just did. Relief from my mind.

    Foolish heart...too old to not know better
    GiannaFlorence GiannaFlorence 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Raiden7291 Raiden7291 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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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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    Just one, from my wrist to my elbow.

    That sounds like a fantastic idea.
    kimberlykhaos kimberlykhaos 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 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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    My mom fight with my dad

    so often, i"m having trouble at school, just break up with bf and can"t even tell all those to my friend since they though i"m the happy go lucky type the one that never has problem i realy want to cut today,..
    nagaseiori nagaseiori 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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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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    tonight has been horrible,

    I want to cut so bad but I don't want anyone to notice it tomorrow, it has been a long time but, the blade is screaming my name and my heart can't help but listen.
    0love 0love 18-21 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I just want to ******* do it.

    my parents won't get off my back. my dad won't stop asking me all these ******* questions everyday, won't stop trying to make me be like him. All he ever talks to me about is school, feeding the dogs,and stuff I should do that way I am productive, and if I try to answer first I...
    MericaMan MericaMan 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    really miss cutting so much.

    😕 that's all I've been thinking about lately..
    ashleygrierrr ashleygrierrr 13-15, F 18 Responses Jun 28, 2014

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    It's ok for you to hurt me

    but not ok for me?
    BloodyVictim BloodyVictim 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 12

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    sometimes I think about it.

    how it felt to feel something just to remember I'm still alive to feel something other than numb something that hurt less than the emotional pain.I've tryed other things I stopped for my daughter but it's still so hard sometimes. sometimes I miss watching my blood proof that I am...
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Best cut is when I close my eyes .

    And just cut three places really fast on wrist. I rather feel the pain outside than in
    officialjaylove officialjaylove 18-21 11 Responses May 5

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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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    I can't find a pencil sharpener ugh

    but I'll keep looking
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15, F 3 Responses May 27

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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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    Mirror mirror on the wall,

    please tell me why i can't stand tall. Mirror mirror in my hand, tell me why they don't understand. Mirror mirror hanging there, why does everything seem unfair... Mirror mirror tell me why, i don't find peace even when i cry. Mirror mirror that's seen me bleed, Can no one help...
    jaynm jaynm 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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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...
    xGNFx xGNFx 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 2

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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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    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 9 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    I want to cut and be done with everything too

    much to handle havent gone to school in about 2 weeks UGH Hugs?
    NaomiSarah1 NaomiSarah1 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I want to cut so badly.

    ... How do i actually cut though? I can push the blade but my skin is too strong...
    AirSlice AirSlice 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    most of the time I do it to stop the emotional

    pain. Physical pain is alot easier to handle than emotional pain.
    justwannabeehappy justwannabeehappy 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I haven't cut in maybe 7 months

    but I haven't been taking my meds like I should 😢
    PurpleHart PurpleHart 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    rokrchik1211 rokrchik1211 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    I have *never* wanted to cut myself.

    ..I don't get it, maybe someone can explain the reasoning behind it. Does it feel good? Do you recommend it? Is this something I should try?
    myalterego77 myalterego77 36-40, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I feel alive when I can't sleep

    because of the burning scars -funny enough I punish myself for things other people did to me.
    00Broken00 00Broken00 18-21, F May 10

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    I have had a long, hard,

    stressful day. I am drained and just really feel like relapsing
    rokrchik1211 rokrchik1211 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I do this because I like the pain.

    I wish I had a better reason, but I simply don't.
    Anastasiaslastgoodbye Anastasiaslastgoodbye 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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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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    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
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 4, 2014

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    I broke up with my ex,

    because I wasn't ready to tell anyone about my self harm. We never had a real reason to break up, so I've never really been able to get over him. I saw him the other night and the feelings came back for both of us, but he's supposed to be moving to Australia. He told my friend...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F Jul 8

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