This isn't working!

Discussion in 'Self Harm & Substance Abuse' started by TakeThisLife, Feb 20, 2011.

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  1. TakeThisLife

    TakeThisLife Active Member

    Keep telling myself I need to stop self harming, Its not working, I can't stop, I don't actually want to stop I just keep thinking about the scars, I cannot hide them much anymore, I just wear long sleeves but what about when it gets to summer :(
    I cannot stop self harming because its the only thing helping me to cope at the moment :(
  2. dazzle11215

    dazzle11215 Staff Alumni

    here's what i am doing to stop self harming at the moment, i take a marker and write on my arms where i usually cut. i write something caring and supportive to myself, like it's going to to be okay, or you are loved, or something like that. that way when i look at my arm in preparation for cutting i get an affirmation. hope that helps.
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