Cutting

I have slowly stopped cutting.

I have always been overweight and insecure.  In the fifth grade I started cutting and I just couldn’t stop.  It’s an addiction and I did it all the time. One day in the bathroom, when I was washing my hands, one of my “friends” saw my cuts and she asked what they were and if I did them….

Self-Injury

I was cutting every day when I talked to a HopeCoach. It was not a pretty sight. I was dragged down by anyone you could possibly think of. My father was a very abusive man. I would get hurt for just simply being in the same room as him. I attempted suicide and after my…

What to Do if You or a Friend is Self-Harming!

Self-Harm: A Guest Post written by Jes Balascio of My Broken Palace for Project Inspired Perhaps you or a friend is self-harming or cutting. We understand how hard it can be to confront a problem like this. It’s like hiding a monster in your closet where you’re afraid to let it out, but in a weird way, you…

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Help, My Friend Is Cutting

Help, my friend is cutting. I have written many blogs on the subject of cutting.  We’ve discussed what it is, why people do it, the consequences, and some possible solutions to the problem.  But, today, I want to talk specifically to the friends of cutters. This can be a hard subject to talk about and…

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A Door of Hope for Cutters

Learn How Door of Hope Can Help You Self-injury, also known as cutting is a deliberate injuring of the body which is usually done in secret and NOT for attention, but as a cry for help. However self-injury is a temporary fix to a deep rooted problem. Cutting brings release when dealing with overwhelming emotions. A destructive cycle of needing to…