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Self Harm...I thought I was done

For years, I self harmed. I would cut myself. I had an eating disorder as-well. I would get upset and not eat for days. The past year and a half I have been able to overcome most of my eating disorder and I have stopped cutting...but there's something else...when I get angry, upset, sad, mad...I hit myself. It might be a punch to the arm, or leg. A bite, or hickey on my arm. Ive never really thought about this as self-harm before I read about someone doing it. I don't know what I can do...I am a smoker, and it does help if I smoke if I feel this way but I can not always find a way to. I need help...and i'm so scared to tell anyone. i'm afraid they'll look at me funny...because I know a few years ago I would have freaked out if I knew someone who hit themselves. My parents are out of the question too, they are the ones creating 80% of the pain I feel and when I came to them about cutting not once, but three times...they just told me I was stupid. I'm just lost. I'm tired of feeling sore...seeing all these bruises.
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replied July 21st, 2012
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I self harm too. I cut,burn and hit myself I gave myself a black eye with a hammer a few years back I have also kneed a wall almost broke it. But after I while I realised that's the most painful and noticeable way to be caught so channeled that into other hobbies please feel free to message me anytime
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