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like an addiction? - October 31st 2011, 03:10 AM

Ok, so like after 4 months of no slef harm, I've realapsed. And I didn't want to do it, but I felt like I had to. It seems to me like cutting is an addiction. Any advice???


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Re: like an addiction? - October 31st 2011, 03:57 AM

It is an addiction.
I relapsed after 8 months and haven't really been able to stop.
All i can say is try REALLY hard not to relapse again because i know for me every time makes me crave it even more.
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Re: like an addiction? - October 31st 2011, 04:56 AM

Because it is an addiction.
It's okay,
everyone does it every once in awhile.
I haven't SH in 7 months then one day just felt like I had to.



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Re: like an addiction? - October 31st 2011, 05:37 PM

Like an addiction you may even have a version of "withdrawal syndrome"


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Re: like an addiction? - October 31st 2011, 09:57 PM

It's like an addiction for most people. I have tried to be SH free for the past 5 years. I'm not going to lie to you and say that I haven't slipped, because I have. alot. but I have pushed forward and have seeked help and now I tell someone I have slipped, just so I have someone that can keep their eye on me incase I continue to harm myself. Maybe that's what you need. If you have anyone you can confide in, do so.


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Re: like an addiction? - November 1st 2011, 06:33 PM

It is an addiction. I was clean for a year and a half then started again. A lot of us struggle with that addiction...your not alone. I was clean for so long I thought but now...now I'm still cutting and I'm still as bad as I was...


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