My picking is unique..Please read..I NEED HELP!
Posted November 24th, 2011 by Csmile422
I honestly do not know when I started doing this... I'm 18 now, I believe this has been going on since I was 13... My feet are really dry, and when I see that they are dry and there are cracks, I pick at them with my nails, or use a nail clipper to cut at them and more skin. I often try to pick off a really big sized piece of dry skin and keep them. I DON'T EAT THEM. I just like to look at them and feel them. I also like to roll them between my fingers, like some people do with boogers. My feet get to the point sometimes that they bleed a little and burn and I can't walk without pain. After a long session of this, when my feet are raw, if I take a shower, the water burns my feet, it hurts. The urge to do this is so great sometimes I just can't stop. It'll get to the point that my feet are so raw and bare and red and bloody I can't walk or have any type of fabric or ANYTHING touch them. I need to know how to stop. This happens EVERY SINGLE DAY, usually a few times a day. It happens absentmindedly when I'm with family or friends, and even when I'm with friends or family I can't stop the urge to pick at my feet and they look at me like I'm a freak. It's so embarrassing but I can't stop...What do I do? And why am I doing this?