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What To Do? - January 25th 2009, 07:22 PM

What do you do , When your world is crashing down around you? Cutting seems to be the way for me, but all it does is cause problems. But i get stop doing it! What am i Supposed to do?
   
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Re: What To Do? - January 26th 2009, 12:56 PM

So sorry to hear this. But you will a better knwing that your not the only one facing your dilema....

....when people are down or hurt etc & they cut they feel pleasure...then emotional pain, which makes cut again - or so it is with me.

Try using distraction techniques - granted, harder than they seem, but they really do help if you want to stop cutting. 'Cut' yourself with a red marker. Write down all the nasty words you can think off & then rip the paper into shreds.


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Re: What To Do? - January 26th 2009, 04:28 PM

I'm sorry you're feeling like this. Is there anyone you could talk to about how you're feeling? Also try and find other things to do instead of cutting. Go for a run/walk, dance like crazy to your favourite music, express your feelings via writing, punching pillows, holding ice. Anything as long as it isn't harmful to you. Stay strong! =)


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