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How can I stop getting the urges to cut?

I'm too afraid to tell anyone I know besides my friend Camille because she cuts too. most the people she told called her emo so that makes me definitely not want to tell anyone. I just need help.

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Write a name of someone you love dearly on the place you cut usually. And every time you feel the need to cut, think about that person, like your cutting that loved one as well.

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..Do the butterfly project.
I do it, and It works for me.

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grow up,not hating but mature people don't do that

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there's nothing worse than someone saying that.
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yes there is,realizing you have scarred yourself for life,i have a family member that went through it he looks back and asks how he could have been so stupid
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That's in the future, but calling people childish because they cut is wrong. That makes the problem worse.
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its crazy saying its okay to them,its not
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I never said it's okay, but saying that it's childish and that they need to grow up isn't.
People who are depressed and who cut are often frowned upon which makes their condition worse. If we all just opened our eyes to that we'd live in a better place.
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people have been depressed always,this generation has made cutting a FAD,no other generations in history has had cutters,the would try to do something with their lives
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I Am Going To Support dragona13 On This One, I Cut As Well And When I Read Your Comment It Hurt. I Haven't Cut In A Month BTW. Anyway, If You're Going To Go Around Criticizing People, Especially On A Topic Like This, Then Maybe You're The One Who Needs To Grow Up...
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If I could I wouldn't cut I hate it it makes me scared. I just kind of go into a trance if I get too stressed out grab something sharp and cut. You wouldn't understand
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Thanks For the Heads Up
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Thanks for supporting me Fervid.
Crow, I know people have been depressed for a long time, but it's not just our generation that cuts. People in the 50s cut, too. They had the "emo" kids, too. Cutting isn't a new thing. The only reason it's a "fad" is because of "cut4bieber" which is sick and wrong.
It's triggered hundreds of people who haven't cut in almost a year. It's the stupid Beliebers that made cutting a fad, but cutting was always there, it just wasn't noticeable.
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Think of the scars people will ask about.

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U need a support group

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Those Help None, I Have Tried
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where a rubber band on your wrist and snap it everytime you feel a urge

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I Cut Too So This Is From Experience...About A Month Ago, My Girlfreind Cheated On Me And The Left Me For One Of My Close Friends, Anyway, I Am Sorry That You Have The Urges In The First Place But What Helped Me Was My Friends Convinced Me... And The Rubber Band Idea Helps Too...But, No Matter What Others Say, You Are Beautiful, You Shouldn't Mess That Up By Cutting...Hope This Helped!

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why do you want to cut?

if you don't mind me asking

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I don't exactly want to cut the stress just gets to be too much and this is the only way I get relief
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well maybe it helps with stress now but later in life it will cause more harm then good, plus even though you feel a little bit better, it doesn't make the problem go away and you are setting yourself up for even more stress, to relief stress try something else like singing or aroma therapy, there are other ways, self harm is nothing to mess with one day you might cut to deep, and be happy your not abused or homeless of sold bot sex slavery, you could try helping someone else like going to a food pantry or retirement home or animal shelter, rather then bleeding out the negative things in life over power them with positive things. or ask for help. I hope you feel better soon Good luck :)
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"Emo" is an abbreviation for emotional, and there's nothing wrong with it. People who cut are usually depressed or stressed about things going on in their lives, and figuring out what those are can help.
Wear a rubber band around your wrist and when you get an urge to cut, snap it. Maybe join a support group, because you're not alone.
There are so many people who cut because they don't like society's labels on everything, and since they cut, society has labeled them as "emo fags" who cut for no reason.
I think that you those guys are being shunned because people don't want to face everything wrong with this world.
Anyway, long story short, wear a rubber band, join a support group, or even write the names of loved ones on bandages and wear them if you do cut.

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Im going to call you.

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What helped me stop cutting was that when I got the urge to cut, I thought about all the people I would be hurting besides myself....I also thought about what made me want to cut in the first place, usually it was other people that had put me down or made fun of me or something along those linea and then I thought Am I really going to let them control me like this? Am I really going to hurt and put scars on my body because of stupid people? The answer was no.

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