How do I stop myself from doing something bad? I want to so much.

Discussion in 'Self Harm & Substance Abuse' started by TooShyToScream, Apr 18, 2011.

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  1. TooShyToScream

    TooShyToScream Well-Known Member

    How can I stop myself? I know it's wrong and bad but I'm so close to saying screw it, i'm just going to do it.
  2. spiritxfade

    spiritxfade Well-Known Member

    Distractions are key. Do something that will distract you from your feelings.

    Physical exercise, art, writing, knitting, going for a walk, etc.

    If you must, snap rubber bands. But I think there's a great list of distractions under one of the stickies on this forum...
  3. Sadeyes

    Sadeyes Staff Alumni

    Also finding a voice...we usually harm ourselves when we feel the pain is so great and we have no other outlet...please continue to post and let us know how you are doing...PM me if I can be there for you....big hugs, J
  4. Nebula

    Nebula Member

    Distractions definitely helps, but it's difficult being distracted all the time.
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