Category Archives: Self Injury

So Scarred (Trigger warning – Self Injury)

*Written about 16 years ago* A time when pain was easily mistook for something different, a time when scars were internal not external, a time when I could explain the scars, but that time is long gone, that time has … Continue reading

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Uncontrollable Urges – Self Injury Trigger Warning

Old writing from years ago, right in the very midst of the worst parts of my self injury.  Written on November 5th 2000. Uncontrollable Urges Sitting here Knife in hand Not expecting you to understand That the pain I have … Continue reading

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Self Injury – A Taboo Topic – My personal Experience *possible trigger warning*

Self Injury is defined as the intentional, direct injuring of body tissue most often done without suicidal intentions.  It often includes cutting, self-mutilation, or self harm.  It is an injurious attempt to cope with negative emotions such as extreme anger, … Continue reading

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