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Unhappy i gave in today. - February 21st 2011, 09:14 PM

i lasted a long time without cutting... and now i just threw it all away. i feel so awful. me and my boyfriend almost broke up and i just lost control of myself... and now ive just undone 3 months of hard work trying not to. i feel so useless... does anyone have any tips on giving up again after starting again if that makes sense? i really dont want to go to how i was before


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Re: i gave in today. - February 21st 2011, 10:20 PM

Hey there

Firstly three months is absolutely amazing and although today you ended up hurting yourself, thats something to be proud of and don't forget about being three months self harm free.

Honestly, I think it's all about re-starting. Do what you did before. It clearly worked. I know you slipped up today, but thats part of recovery from self harm. Its not about never have these slip ups, but its about picking yourself back up again and I know you can do that. You went three whole months, seriously. Incredible. And if you've done it before, you can do it again! It won't be easy and it's going to take time. There will be times where it gets really hard, but you can it! You really can.

For now I suggest distractions. Here is a link to the list of alternatives.. http://www.teenhelp.org/forums/f12-s...ves-self-harm/. Remember not everything you try will work but there are things which can and will work. Keep on trying new things even if you do come across something which doesn't help. Don't let it put you down.

Don't let this put you back. You're stronger than self harm. You went so long with out it, you can do it again! Keep your chin up and keep believing. You can do this!

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Re: i gave in today. - February 21st 2011, 11:01 PM

don't consider it as the end. mistakes happen, ok? just keep going on with your hard work as if it hadn't happened. I do think that you should work on why you did it as well but don't get discouraged! Keep moving forward... =]


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Re: i gave in today. - February 21st 2011, 11:06 PM

Cutting yourself is not going to relieve any of the pain that anyone has caused you. It only makes you feel worse. I've been there and I know. I thought it was satisfy to watch blood come from my wrists. All it does is hurt you, and hurt others. All I can say is keep trying and don't do anything without sitting down and thinking about it with a clear head.


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Re: i gave in today. - February 22nd 2011, 01:23 AM

Try writing out your emotions, keep your hands busy when ypu get an urge plus 3 months is great! Just pick yourself back upp and doo it againn
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