To Write Love On Her Arms

May 11, 2011
By SarahReeder PLATINUM, Waynesville, Ohio
SarahReeder PLATINUM, Waynesville, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"If God is all you have, then you have all you need."
"You don't need water to feel like you're drowning."
"Whats meant to be will always find its way."


To write love on her arms is to make the pain stop.
To write love on her arms is to remind her of all the good things.
To write love on her arms...
isn't enough.
Because even the strongest of ink won't make the pain go away.
To write love on her arms keeps her from cutting, yes.
But it doesn't keep her from wanting to.
So write love on her arms thinking it will make her change.
What they have forgotten is to stop cutting and to still want to are not the same things.
Take it from someone who knows.
So write love on her arms,
but remember...
ink is only temporary.


The author's comments:
"To Write Love On Her Arms" is an organization that helps teens that have cut themselves, and I fully support it. But they need to do more to prevent it.

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Lexie96 GOLD said...
on Nov. 2 2011 at 6:07 am
Lexie96 GOLD, Havana, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Now Cinderella don't you go to sleep, it's such a bitter form of refuge, oh don't you know the kingdom's under siege, and everbody needs you. - The Killers

I had never heard of this organization but now that I have I think I might check it out. I have several friends struggling with this issue and they could use some of the extra help... good work!

Check out my stuff sometime?


on Jun. 13 2011 at 10:21 pm
DaniKira BRONZE, Indianapolis, Indiana
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I'm a strong supporter of TWLOHA, and their mission is not only to "stop the bleeding," or cutting/any other form of self injury, but to urge people who are suffering to seek help from not only their addictions, but the hardships that fuel them. I know that the TWLOHA community, particularly the facebook group which is arguably the central community support place, tend to focus very much on cutting itself, but as for the actual people that the organization is composed of, their goal stretches far beyond just self injury. I did enjoy your perspective, though.


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