I Hurt Myself To See If I Still Feel

May 15, 2010
By KaysiMorgan, Cary, North Carolina
KaysiMorgan, Cary, North Carolina
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In the U.S., it's estimated that one in every 200 girls between 13 and 19 years old, or one-half of one percent, cut themselves regularly.

Those who cut comprise about 70 percent of teen girls who self injure.

90% of self-injury individuals begin harming themselves during their teen years or younger.

40% of all individuals who commit self-injury type behaviors are males

Almost 50% of cutters or self-injury individuals have reported being sexually abused

13% of 15 to 16-year-olds have deliberately harmed themselves.

It is estimated that 1 in 200 girls have cut themselves.

Tags: Teens

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KaysiMorgan said...
on May. 19 2010 at 4:27 pm
KaysiMorgan, Cary, North Carolina
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Thank you! That means alot (:

EmeraldEyes said...
on May. 19 2010 at 2:27 pm
EmeraldEyes, Chillicothe, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"Life is not a free journey. There's a lot of lessons you have to learn along the way." ~Drew Barrymore

This is sad but so true. I think this picture really shows the pain that people go through everyday.


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