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Replace self harm - April 21st 2011, 02:28 PM

Hey guys, so I've finally comitted to quit cutting. It's really hard, not gonna lie, but I'm finally figuring out some better patterns for when I'm a wreck than wrecking my body. Running. Texting friends. And playing guitar are my three new habits. What're yours?


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Re: Replace self harm - April 21st 2011, 02:59 PM

Hey there.

I am really proud of you for deciding to try and stop self harming. I think thats a great step in the right direction. And I also think its brilliant that you have put other things in place instead of self harm.

I personally try doing art a lot of the time.

If you need any help along the way don't be afraid to ask for it and reach out! You can do this.

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Re: Replace self harm - April 22nd 2011, 12:26 AM

Congrats. =] Deciding to commit to quitting is a huge accomplishment.

I play guitar for hours or play old Nintendo video games. The ultimate release, though, comes when I go to concerts. <3 Being in a mess of people singing as loud as I can gives me a bigger release than SH ever will.


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Re: Replace self harm - April 22nd 2011, 12:40 AM

good job for committing to quitting. that's really amazing
things that i do to distract myself are texting my friends, playing games on the computer, watching movies....blah blah...


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Re: Replace self harm - May 4th 2011, 12:35 AM

photography, poetry, drawing, concerts make me good for like a whole week on their own. problem is, I haven't been to a concert since november it's killing me! but anyways, congrats


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Re: Replace self harm - May 4th 2011, 09:01 AM

I think it's great you're doing this.

For me, it's writing, sports, or music.


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Re: Replace self harm - May 4th 2011, 06:36 PM

That's a wonderful way to cope! I have a "Distraction Box" for anytime I get the urges and want them to go away.
It has stuff in there that works for me!
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