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RayynThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. posted this thread...
Sept. 23, 2012 at 2:46 pm

Hey all, I'm Rayyn. I was a cutter and still sort of am, but I once made a thread in the opinions section that ended up as a support group, so I thought I'd make a thread specific to help self-harmers to stop self-harming. If you're interested, start posting!
 
My story: I started scratching around the beginning of freshman year to help me cope with being forced into recovery for an eating disorder. Later I met a girl who I absolutely loved (and still love) who cut words into her skin and so I started using blades. Now I'm not blaming that on her, it was completely my choice. Anyway, I try not to cut anymore, but I still collect blades. I'll repost this if I find my post in the other thread that can tell my story better. If you don't want to share your story you don't have to.

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JadeElizabeth replied...
Sept. 27, 2012 at 9:04 am

your not the only  one :3 i was a compolsive cutter and the scares are all over me, kinda embarrassing when my partener annd friends aasky why.... but i have my reasons, something terrible happened to me when i was 8 and something happened over the last year that baught back  old problems and i tryed killing myself several times :( but i got the gelp i needed and im now fine... to stop the cutting i used to do this thing called the butterfly project :3 when ever you ahve the need to cut, draw a butterfly somewhere on your body with a loved ones name under neath it, and when you cut, you have killed your loved one... you cant scrub the drawing off you have to let it fade :D ... works a trat :3 i used to walk around with butterflies all over me :) on my legs and arms and i did this cute one one my neck :) hahahah people would rather see that your trying to get through it rather than pain...

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Smile,RayynThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Sept. 27, 2012 at 9:10 pm

I'm so happy for you! C: The butterfly project is awesome, but I don't really make mine. I have too much inclination towards loving living creatures, even I they're just "living" creatures. XD

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JadeElizabeth replied...
Sept. 27, 2012 at 9:45 pm

thank you <3!

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Smile,RayynThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Sept. 28, 2012 at 4:20 pm

Of course. C: *hugs*

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JadeElizabeth replied...
Sept. 28, 2012 at 9:32 pm

*hug back and smiles :3*

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FieryAngel replied...
Oct. 12, 2012 at 8:54 am

how do you quit cutting????? i have burnn scarss & cut scarss up and down my arms............ im tired of mt friends worrying about me, i hate making them worry, but i cant seem to stop. i normally only burnn my arms when i am really mad or my drepression/pyro-tendacies get really bad................ so how do you stop?

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Smile,RayynThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 12, 2012 at 9:52 pm

Well, there's the butterfly project... Rules of it: 1) draw a butterfly when you feel the urge to harm. 2) don't scrub it off, let it fade naturally 3) name it after a friend who wants you to stop, if you wish 4) if you harm with a butterfly on you, it dies. All butterflies on you die if you harm once. And if you ever need support, this thread is always here for you. *hugs*

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DynamoThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 14, 2012 at 7:32 am

Fiery: There are other methods too, like self-scaring and a lot others. You can check them out if you visit thread named cutting/scratching in Personal Opinions sections.

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Smile,RayynThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 16, 2012 at 3:50 pm

Ironically enough, that was the other thread I was talking about when I posted this. Feel free to join it, I would love to talk to you more!

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FieryAngel replied...
Oct. 17, 2012 at 9:22 am

thanks becuz im so tired of it all, not in a way tht im gonna kill myself but tired of cutting & burnning. (hugs back smiles gratefully)

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FieryAngel replied...
Oct. 17, 2012 at 9:23 am

i will thanks i really am grateful well i have to get to 3rd period

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Smile,RayynThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 18, 2012 at 7:20 am

Yeah, I know what you mean. *hugs again because hugs are good*

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FieryAngel replied...
Oct. 18, 2012 at 8:59 am

what is the name of the other thread

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Smile,RayynThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 19, 2012 at 8:16 am

It's called cutting/scratching and is usually on the first page of the personal opinion section.

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FieryAngel replied...
Oct. 22, 2012 at 9:18 am

omigawd i was doing so well (went 3days without cuttinng or burnning myself) then last nite i blacked out after i was told my step dad might be dying and when i woke up this morning my arm & wrist was bleeding & caked with dried blood but when i checked none were to deep, OMIGAWD I AM TRYING but the news knocked me off my feet..............

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FieryAngel replied...
Oct. 22, 2012 at 9:20 am

at least i have ya'll to talk to........... my friends dont rely undrstnd

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Smile,RayynThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Oct. 22, 2012 at 9:13 pm

OMG I'm so sorry about your step dad! Are you okay? What do you mean you "blacked out"? Did you faint?

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FieryAngel replied...
Oct. 23, 2012 at 9:10 am

i guess i dont remember.................... i was (and still am)  rely worried about my dad so i guess i fainted

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FieryAngel replied...
Oct. 23, 2012 at 9:11 am

yeah im ok except yesterday at school i couldnt stop crying and today it is only 2nd period & i have already cried 3 times

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