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2 Months, Ruined - February 19th 2012, 07:48 PM

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I went exactly 2 months without cutting or burning. 3 days ago, I cut again, badly. I feel horrible for messing up, but so much has been going on lately... Is there something wrong with me? I was doing so good....
   
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Re: 2 Months, Ruined - February 19th 2012, 10:43 PM

Nothing is wrong with you at all hun. It takes alot to go as long as you did withouth SH'ing, and I'm proud of you for that, as you should be of yourself. All you gotta do is just pick yourself up, brush yourself off, learn from this slip up and continue to move forward. Before you know it you'll be back on the correct road. If you ever need anyone to talk too you know where to find me, I'm always here. <3
   
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Re: 2 Months, Ruined - February 20th 2012, 02:49 AM

Cutting is an addiction and just like with any other addictions we're bound to slip occassionally! Don't give up! Two months is really great progess, just pick yourself up and try again!

By the way, do you talk to anybody about the cutting? If not, I would strongly advise you do so. Addictions are really hard to beat doing it by yourself! If you ever want to talk, feel free to PM me!


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Re: 2 Months, Ruined - February 20th 2012, 03:57 AM

First off i want to say 2 months, that is amazing. You should be proud. There is nothing wrong with you. Everyone who SH's has a slip up once in a while. I have. But you will get through this. Have you tried the alternatives: http://www.teenhelp.org/forums/f12-s...ves-self-harm/
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Re: 2 Months, Ruined - February 21st 2012, 12:09 AM

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By the way, do you talk to anybody about the cutting?
I used to talk to quite a few people, but I have stopped due to extenuating (spelling?) circumstances, and I don't want to stress anyone more than they already are.

Amber, thank you, I am glad you're here for me.

Unfortunate, I know that I did good by making it this long, but it's still really confusing, since I feel like I've failed for messing up... :/
   
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Re: 2 Months, Ruined - February 26th 2012, 03:13 PM

hey, it doesn't matter. i've been free for 6 months, and i'm always tempted to pick up a sharp object and feel the pain again. just deny the craving, and keep on pushing.


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Re: 2 Months, Ruined - February 26th 2012, 06:31 PM

whether you believe it or not you have the ability to quit. You may have little will left but you must foster the will remaining and keep trying. Don't go down with out a fight. If put up a fight then slip ups are not so bad. Because fighting is all we can do. We can only do our very best. Keep doing your best and you will get over this obstacle in your life. Because that's what this is. An obstacle. A very large one but it can be made smaller with support from friends. That's why it's great you found teen help.
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and those two months were not ruined. you learned how far you can go. and you have something to try and reach for or even past next time


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Re: 2 Months, Ruined - February 28th 2012, 10:14 AM

Honey, you haven't failed at all. Those two months clean are still there, they still happened. It will always be like that. This was a little slip-up, and not a huge deal. I think you should continue talking to whoever you talk to, some people help themselves by helping others.
Keep on fighting. Keep on talking to people and coping. I know this is hard, but you can get through it. You can do this.
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