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Self Harm If you or someone you know is struggling with self harm and needs advice or alternatives, we're here to help.

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Need some words of encouragement - October 10th 2012, 10:23 PM

I'm having such strong urges right now and I really need some words of encouragement because I am having a really hard time not going through with it. Everything I do is wrong in my parent's eyes, and nothing I ever do is good enough. I'm just on my last thread here and I really need some help.


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Re: Need some words of encouragement - October 10th 2012, 10:31 PM

Hi there

I am really sorry that you're having a hard time at the moment. I wish I had some words that could make all of this better for you. I wanted you to know that you are not on your own in this. I don't know what's going on or whether anything is causing these urges you're having to hurt yourself but I do want you to know that if there is anything, you're more than welcome to talk to us about it and we'll try our best to help and support you.

Whatever the problem, self harm isn't going to help, not in reality. In that initial moment it may feels it helps but if it really did help, we wouldn't have to keep turning to it, you know? And you're worth a lot more than the pain you would be putting yourself through. You don't deserve to have the pain. At all. And there are other and healthier ways for you to cope and to deal with how you are feeling. Look at out list of alternatives and keep trying new things. Self harm is not going to help what you're going through.

Keep on smiling and remember we're here. You can do this. Positive thinking. Put things into perspective.

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Re: Need some words of encouragement - October 10th 2012, 10:50 PM

Thank you, Jessie, that actually did make me feel a little better.


"Shoot for the moon, even if you miss you'll land among the stars."

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