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she cuts and wants to stop. is there a way i can help her?

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This is very sad. These people are NOT taking it seriously. I am a teen so i know what you are dealing with. Try to make her feel better in every way possible. She has to know people are there for her. i could help you further if you tell me WHY she cuts??

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Best answer I've seen yet!
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25 years ago I was a cutter myself. I can tell you my reason which may or may not help people to understand. In my teenage years I was very mentally unstable and was suicidal. Physical pain by cutting took away the mental pain I was going through. Luckily I out grew this phase which I kept completely secret from everyone at the time. I am now older and still have the urge once in a while if I am mentally stressing out but have never actually given into the urge. My friends and family never knew but even now I still have the scars to remind me of those tough teenage years.
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thank you.
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i am glad you moved on
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Don't tell her parents.

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Give her an intervention.

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Jesus Christ.

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Talk to a police officer or a near by counselling group (If she's cutting herself) and also try to take away any knives and such out of her sight.

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I found it is usually for attention. Ignore it and tell her how stupid it is. If she is a real cutter then she would not have people viewing the wounds. People that aren't doing it for attention would never have it visable. It is usually an issue to a much bigger problem. Have to solve the main problem first.

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If she is cutting try to take any possible thing she can cut herself with away from her and contact a theraphist.This is a very sad thing and i hope my addvice helps.

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There is always away don't give up on your friend. When she is not around try to hide the knife or what ever she is using to cut herself throw it away. Let her know that she doesn't need that kind of stuff. Those kind of things won't fix our problems. Let her know how much she means to you and that you will be there for her and be able to help her in the best way that you can. I wish for your friend the best.

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