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How do i get myself to stop biting my nails?

I been biting them so long more than 5 years and its a huge habit i tried nail polish too but still what do i do?

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I cracked my knuckles (really often) for the longest time. Just pay attention to it, catch yourself as often as you can, and mentally scold yourself whenever you do it. It might take a while, but you'll start notice even the urge to do it and stop yourself, and eventually stop even wanting to do it.

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Totally agree.....when you catch yourself doing it, then MAKE yourself stop....
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Minji

Dipping my fingers in nail polish remover worked for me. Or you can cover you finger tips with bandaids so you can't bite them.

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Keep you nails shortly cut, that way, there will be nothing to bite :)

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u can shock u r self every time u bite them or u can file them so that u cant bite them but shocking is more epic

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yadukrishnanr

you want to understand one thing that is its not only a habit is a disorder of mind.try to avoid that.........

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Strelok

I would wear gloves at all times to stop me, I just chew on plastic straws and stuff. Tie off the ends so saliva doesn't fill it.

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chew gum or do somethin to keep your hands and/or mouth busy. Put essential oils or somethin that tastes gross on your nails

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Rub fresh Serrano Chile on nails! Then u find out why u
Shouldn't bite nails! Maybe you are Nervous?

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have u ever heard of aloe leaf ? if u buy some,cut it open,and use the gel inside to put on your nails that WILL work.sounds weird but very affective!

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Only if you decide to stop. Try to understand what is causing your anxiety. Focus on yourself and how you are feeling. Remind yourself why you want to stop (like to get attention from a specific person). Reward yourself and get support from a friend.

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those mean little germ infested things that just seem to find a way into your mouth without you knowing it.( all ten of them)
mindlessly you chew on them, scraping all the crude from under the nail beds.

they breed and hosting all the germs and viruses that they've gathered for you all day long, just waiting for the liquid of your mouth to release them into your system.

still slowly you gnaw at them, ripping little shreds off one by one until little is left and you've gone too far and you taste the sweet taste of your own blood in your mouth
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the throb and the ache the next day when you can know longer pick up a dropped dime off a dirty pavement.

the shame and embarrassment of hiding your hands from the world lest they find out your dirty little secret.

all night you lay there in your bed regretting what you have allowed them to do you as your tongue probes and finds another piece of them lodged your dental work .....does that help ?

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It's just reinforcing your thoughts that you are using two very useful parts of the body in an unhealthy and time consuming way. You should turn this habit around to a more useful and healthy one.Do you have a boyfriend.

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Rub garlic on ur nails then when u try to bite it will be revolting

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