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Angry I thoguht i had managed to stop. ? Triggering ? - February 27th 2009, 08:22 PM

I dont understand i thought i had managed to stop but then the last few days i had been getting the urge nothing major had happened just lots of little things life i supose- work, bills, people, i tried the suggestions but i gave in I enjoyed the pain feeling my old sense of relief, but after that comes the regret. It had almost been 7 months... i feel ive failed and now ive done it once again its all i can think about.

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Re: I thoguht i had managed to stop. ? Triggering ? - February 27th 2009, 09:17 PM

Hey Lou. I'm sorry to hear that you slipped. Everyone slips though. It will get worse, before it gets better. The urges never really stop. I'm at almost 6 months without SH, and I still get urges. But I ignore them and live life happily.
Its like this, you fall off your bike, you get back up again. Stay strong and remember how well you did during those 7 months.
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Re: I thoguht i had managed to stop. ? Triggering ? - February 27th 2009, 09:25 PM

Hiya Lou

Sorry to hear you had a relapse. Its not abnormal, people have relapses all the time. What you must remember though...do not punish yourself. Dont think about what you have done in a bad way, use it a kind of...an incentive...you know....be proud. You went 7 months without SH, it will be difficult, but its possible to do again.

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Re: I thoguht i had managed to stop. ? Triggering ? - February 27th 2009, 11:13 PM

Hi Lou

Sorry to hear about your relapseYou don't need to worry; relapsing is perfectly normal. All you need to do is think of the possitive (the 7 months you hadn't SHed) and use it to help youand as away to move forward.

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Re: I thoguht i had managed to stop. ? Triggering ? - March 1st 2009, 10:49 AM

Hey Lou, Im sorrry to here that you slipped, but its nothing to be asahmed about. Everyone slips up a few times, its a not an easy thing to stop in fact it avery diffcult thing to stop and it wont happen over night. You said you did 7 months without it, thats brillant! I wish i had your power to stop for that long. And stopping for that long shows that you are strong and that it can be done again! Have you thought about speaking about this to anyone like a teacher you trust? a friend? or a family member. Having help always makes things a little easier
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