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Self Harm If you or someone you know is struggling with self harm and needs advice or alternatives, we're here to help.

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I can't stop... - March 2nd 2011, 10:08 PM

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I just can't stop. The blade doesn't do it anymore. I've cut across my wrists 3 times so far, down the sides over 10, on my stomach 10. Just not enough. Not enough. Not enough.

And I can't stop. There will be more. I need help, badly. Need help.


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Re: I can't stop... - March 2nd 2011, 10:51 PM

Hey there.

I really wish I could change things for you. I wish I could make you feel better and take away the pain you're feeling. You honestly don't deserve to be going through this and feeling this way.

You are worth so much more than self harm. You're clearly hurting enough, you don't need more pain. You don't deserve to be hurt. I know things are really hard right now but you and I both now that you hurting yourself is only going to help temporarily. Afterwards and later on you're still going to feel the same and you'll be back in the same position and wanting to hurt yourself. It's not going to help the situation you're in. It might in fact make it worse.

I really really want to encourage you to try and use distractions when you do have the urges or feel triggered. I know sometimes when we do have them we don't even want to think about using them because we want to self harm but sometimes you just have to force yourself. It won't be easy but hopefully once you start doing a distraction the hard part will be over and it will actually distract you and become easier. Here is the link to the list of alternatives ... http://www.teenhelp.org/forums/f12-s...ves-self-harm/. Please try and take a look and use them when you're feeling low and have urges.

Have you tried talking to anyone about how you are feeling? I know talking to people and letting them in is really hard and its a big deal, but thats okay. Sometimes we have to push ourselves out of our comfort zones. And its not easy but it can be well worth it. People love an care about you an awful lot and I am sure they want to help but they can only do so if you let them in so they are aware that you're not feeling well and need help.

I know things are hard but you can do this. You are a strong person and things can and will get better. Don't give up, try distractions and let people in to help you. You are worth so much.

I hope you are okay. I'm here if you need anyone.
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Re: I can't stop... - March 2nd 2011, 11:25 PM

hey i understand i used to be that way i felt like there is no hope to quit it took me yrs u just got to keep telling urself i can do this take baby steps its ok to slip everytime i slipped i felt like a faliure but u know wat ur not try to stop one day then relax if u slip u slip then try two days then three take it day by day dont push yourself so u cant do it just enough so u can handle it all if u need some one to talk to feel free to pm me and check out the altenates for self harm sticky that worked for me somewat good luck feel free to pm if u need to




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