Series:Self-Harm

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Self-Harm – Defining the Problem

The point of cutting is ultimately to cover over a much deeper emotional pain. Self-Harm Defined: Self-harm is a way of coping with overwhelming emotional feelings such as sadness, self-hate, emptiness, or guilt by purposefully inflicting injury on oneself. It is a secretive and incredibly harmful addiction. It can take on many different forms such…

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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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Consequences of Cutting

I have been, for the last several weeks, blogging about cutting. It is not easy, or pretty. But neither is cancer, and we deal with it everyday. Cutting is a nasty, horrific addiction. There is nothing quite like it, short of suicide. Though most cutters would claim they don’t want to kill themselves, they just…

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Why Do People Cut Themselves?

Most people cut to cover an even deeper emotional pain. There is so much confusion around the horrific addiction of cutting. It’s hard for some people to understand why you, or someone you know, would repeatedly harm them self on purpose. With this blog series, I want to break through the confusion and help those…

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Resisting The Urge To Cut Yourself

In my blog How to Quit Cutting for Good I talked about 3 things to focus on to help you quit cutting: Talk it out, Wake up to your actual feelings, and Seek God. Once you decide you’re committed to stop cutting, you will find out what a struggle it is to go sober and stay free…