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Where? - March 30th 2011, 01:12 AM

I was just intrigued as to where you actually self harm?
I usually go for my left arm but have done it on my leg or stomach, What about you? xx


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Re: Where? - March 30th 2011, 03:45 AM

I do it on my right wrist


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Re: Where? - March 30th 2011, 03:54 AM

At the moment, I only cut my lower legs. During the winter months I'll cut more on my arms as I can get away with wearing long sleeves to work those months. I've also cut my thighs, chest, and stomach. And I used to cut on my hands/fingers all the time.


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Re: Where? - March 30th 2011, 04:35 AM

I haven't in a few years, but when I did, it was mostly on my outer thighs, upper left arm, lower right arm, both wrists, lower right leg, hips, ankles, ribs, fingers, scalp, and even on my face. You run out of room after a while, you know?


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Re: Where? - March 30th 2011, 06:10 AM

On my left arm, I need my right to cut, and I think I've done my legs and hip sometimes. Strange, I know :$
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Re: Where? - March 30th 2011, 12:57 PM

i cut on my right arm
but lately i have been wanting to cut other places too..
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Re: Where? - March 30th 2011, 01:06 PM

I used to cut on my arm/wrist but I didn't want people to know I did it anymore and I have a job where I have to wear a tshirt now so I just swapped to my stomach.


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Re: Where? - March 30th 2011, 01:16 PM

I have done it on my thighs, my right lower leg, and my left lower arm.

And now I have a bunch of ugly scars that I absolutely hate.
   
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Re: Where? - March 31st 2011, 12:15 AM

on my ankles or on my knees...
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Re: Where? - March 31st 2011, 02:15 AM

I have cut on my right shoulder, left and right arms (I try to avoid arms though, because I am in T-Shirts most of the time), my thighs (again trying to avoid this for swim season), hips, stomach, ribs, I have cut once on the foot and on the lower leg. I have tried hand and fingers but it didn't work out too well.
   
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Re: Where? - March 31st 2011, 11:02 PM

Mostly on my right, upper thigh. A few times on my stomach (thankfully didn't scar), once on my chest, quite a few times on either hip, and once on the side of my knee.

I've been self-harm free for three weeks now though.


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Re: Where? - April 1st 2011, 12:01 AM

Right and left wrists and arms, Right and left legs.



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Re: Where? - April 1st 2011, 01:43 PM

I sh on my right outer thigh and in the winter, my left arm/wrist. But that's too easy for others to see and notice as I have to wear a t shirt to work.
   
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Re: Where? - April 1st 2011, 03:22 PM

the usual places are: thighs, stomach, arms, wrists.
But I have also cut on my breasts, hands, legs, ankles, feet, hips, lips.
Now when I do it, I have to be very careful where I do it as I will have to wear short sleeves to work soon and it could also ruin my chances of getting the job I want in the future if it gets put on any of my medical records that I'm cutting/burning again
   
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Re: Where? - April 1st 2011, 04:25 PM

Usually my left arm, but people started asking questions, so my stomach recently.


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Re: Where? - April 4th 2011, 02:06 AM

On my hands/wrist/arms/shoulders and occasionally my stomach and thighs


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Re: Where? - April 6th 2011, 07:14 PM

My right thigh. The whole space from my waist to my knee is all scarred (or cut). I've cut my wrists, left calf, left sholder, feet, chest, stomach and neck.

I was really putting in a good effort to stop at first, but now not so much. I have a dance recital that involves a very short dress which is why I wanted to stop, but now I'm just moving around to places that I can hide (mostly stomach)
   
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Re: Where? - April 6th 2011, 09:50 PM

I usually cut on my left wrist, my upper thighs, or my hips
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Re: Where? - April 6th 2011, 10:54 PM

Only my left arm and hoping it stay that way =)


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Re: Where? - April 7th 2011, 12:01 AM

i used to cut on my arms but it got hard to hide so i did on my stomach but now im working on quittng atm




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Re: Where? - April 7th 2011, 05:23 PM

None of you need to cut anywhere. Trust me, it's not worth it. Being a sh victim myself, I can tell you all that it is one of the worst possible ways to handle a situation. It's not easy, but quitting is possible. PM or VM me if any of you ever need to talk.



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Re: Where? - April 7th 2011, 06:20 PM

I cut on my inner forearms. And sometimes my things.


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Re: Where? - April 7th 2011, 06:30 PM

I never did it on my wrist.
I always did it on my ankles, my left hand, or on my upper left thigh.
Also right above my left knee is where the most visible scars are because that was usually the deepest cuts.


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