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Re: What got you started? - November 8th 2009, 08:54 PM

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When I was in 8th grade, Stupid stuff. Alot of it wasn't that major; very small cuts.

Then I stopped. Then in October I started again. Stress.

The scars that I have now from then are alot bigger below my wrists.
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Re: What got you started? - November 14th 2009, 11:57 AM

I did a lot of things when I was younger that other people consider to be self harm, I still don't know where I stand on that. But I used to do it because the pain gave me something else to focus on. When things were happening I'd scratch on my arm amongst other things and it would let me shut off and go into another world. After that it was a way of letting things out.
   
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