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Question No relief anymore - September 13th 2013, 11:35 AM

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The first i've sh, i was very overwhelmed, and when i cut, i felt so peacefull, so calm, you know, such a good feeling. I've never been addicted to it so I've stopped during all the summer, and i kind of relapsed 2 days ago.
I cut, but i didn't feel anything. Sure, it cleared my mind, but it didn't feel like before.
Is this normal or weird? I've never felt the same feeling that i've had the first time.
   
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Re: No relief anymore - September 14th 2013, 10:53 AM

I'm not well-informed on SH specifically, but it sounds like it's impact is far less than it used to be for you. People change over time and we have different preferences for things and go through phases, so I don't think there's anything weird about your lessened enjoyment of SH.

I wasn't sure from your post whether you want advice or not, but I tentatively suggest that it may be a good idea to find other ways of satisfying whatever need it is that you were trying to satisfy with the SH.
   
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Re: No relief anymore - September 16th 2013, 11:46 AM

I think I know what you mean, and it was similar for me. After ages of not having cut, I cut and yeah it just wasn't the same, and really wasn't how I'd remembered it.
   
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Re: No relief anymore - September 16th 2013, 11:57 AM

Hello there

I would like to agree with Satine.

Over time people change, some people change alot and others dont change that much.
you could have changed so much other this time that the enjoyment would not be there anymore.

but also it would be better to find other ways of enjoyment and as soon as you see what other things is out there that can give you enjoyment you would completely forget about SH because there is something else something better in its place

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Re: No relief anymore - September 16th 2013, 11:57 AM

Rosepetal yeah it's exactly this!!!! So what did u do?
   
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