Which method of self-relief is better in your opinion? *May Trigger*

Discussion in 'I Have a Question...' started by Forlornspirit, Sep 10, 2007.


Which Method works best for you?

  1. Cutting

    47 vote(s)
  2. Drinking

    25 vote(s)
  3. Smoking

    18 vote(s)
  4. Anger

    6 vote(s)
  5. Other

    39 vote(s)
  6. Crying

    17 vote(s)
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  1. Forlornspirit

    Forlornspirit Well-Known Member

    (I'm incredibly sorry if this goes against SF Rules of posting. Please feel free to delete the thread if need be.) =/

    4 methods:

    1. Cutting - Mutilating, or otherwise rendering one's skin.

    2. Drinking - Excessive use of alcohol (whether hard liquor OR Beer) to calm one's mind.

    3. Smoking - Smoking normal ciggarettes (NOT Drugs). To calm one's thought process.

    4. Anger - Could be classified with cutting... Behavior comes down to punching objects (walls, ect.), yelling uncontrolably, and/or tensing one's self up.

    5. Other - Or maybe you have a method of relieving yourself that has not been named in this thread. Please, feel free to.
  2. anonymous51

    anonymous51 Staff Alumni

    Re: Which method of self-relief is better in your opinion?

    Smoking helps alot for me, ive tried all the other methods and theyve just made my state of mind a whole lot worse. Smoking is and has been used by every culture for thousands of years, it helps achieve a brief moment of clarity and peace to allow yourself to truly think about what needs done to conquer the problem your having. Its also better because you are still thinking straight and it doesnt do any serious damage if used responsibly. And before anyone starts all that smoking is bad for your crap, everything is bad for you in one way or another, everything, however little, affects your health in some way. Its just fashionable to not smoke at the moment, i wouldnt be suprised if it becomes popular again in ten years time.
  3. Forlornspirit

    Forlornspirit Well-Known Member

    Re: Which method of self-relief is better in your opinion?

    I think I picked drinking =/
  4. Re: Which method of self-relief is better in your opinion?

    drinking, cutting and anger.
  5. rojomi

    rojomi Banned Member

    Re: Which method of self-relief is better in your opinion?

    Voted drinking,smoking and other. The others are my dog, movies, reading,
    going for a drive on a day like today (cool, sunny) with all the windows & sunroof open to a thrift store where i found a piece of furniture, a numbered art print, some gym clothes then going to a coffee place down the street for some food & a cuppa Guatemala(sp?) blend. almost as good as pot!
    basically trying to fake it to make myself believe i have a life-gave up trying to convince anyone else. if i stay busy w/ the bullshit, i find i have less & less time to sit here or anywhere else & bitch, whine & moan.
  6. *dilligaf*

    *dilligaf* Staff Alumni

    Re: Which method of self-relief is better in your opinion?

    Drinking helps me up until a certain point, then it just makes me worse.
    Cutting might feel like it helps, but it doesn't it just makes everything worse.
    Crying also helps.
  7. Cutting, even though I'm not allowed to do it anymore. :sad:
  8. Forlornspirit

    Forlornspirit Well-Known Member

    You know, I never even thought of putting a "Sadness- Crying" choice in there =/

    Thank you :)
  9. Abacus21

    Abacus21 Staff Alumni

    Have put 'Crying' in as an option in the poll for you :)
  10. Forlornspirit

    Forlornspirit Well-Known Member

    Many thanks! :D
  11. jolie

    jolie Member

    None of those.

    I'd rather go sit in this room that exists in my head. It's quite fun.

  12. Puddytat

    Puddytat Well-Known Member

    i smoke but i do that anyway, if im really on edge then i cant get enough of them. Have you thought about sleeping... i do that the most i guess, when i really dont want to face anything, just crawl up in bed and hide away. Oh and the head thing, rather imagine a better life to the one i have, brings a sense of serenity and joy. momentarily.
  13. Blackness

    Blackness Guest

    crying is probably 'best' as in safest.

    But my favs are cutting and getting angry and hitting shit.

    sorry i read wrong.

    but yeh what i said last...
  14. Forlornspirit

    Forlornspirit Well-Known Member

    I just noticed something, two of the safest (to ourselves) ways haven't been voted for.

    Anger - Punching something / Screaming (OR sometimes beating someone up, or in extreme cases homocide =/ )

    Crying - Well, I don't have to say another word..

    Do they not work as well is what I'm wondering. Smoking, Drinking, Cutting, these could end our life, but why would you choose them over something safer?

    Only wondering. (Again, I voted for drinking, so I don't have too much room to speak.)
  15. j86

    j86 Well-Known Member

    Cutting, because I won't have a hangover over a bad cough the next day.

    Yeah, I can't hold alcohol and I hate the feeling when I was drunk in the past.
    As for smoking, it's something i'm trying to not let happen again. I didn't mind it in the past but I respect the people around me.
  16. TheGlamorous

    TheGlamorous Active Member

    I masturbate
  17. Amanda

    Amanda Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the info. :biggrin:
  18. JohnADreams

    JohnADreams Well-Known Member

    Booze mostly. Anger just makes it all worse.
  19. resistance

    resistance Staff Alumni

    Self harm and crying, mainly. But I am going to vote for crying because I am trying to stop self harming.
  20. Amanda

    Amanda Well-Known Member

    I voted for crying, but I may just start cutting, now that everyone is watching me and I cant starve myself anymorel. :unsure:
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