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I am a 24 year old college student. For about 10 years I have been picking my skin obsessively. Face, shoulders, breasts, legs, arms, anywhere I can, I guess. When I am not actively picking in front of the mirror, I scratch my head. All the time. (When I'm studying especially). When I am anxious which is often these days, and hit me hard after my big break up, I can sit for hours in front of the mirror and dig holes in my skin. It is so destructive; I am completely aware of the damage I am doing to my skin, but I cannot stop - I'm obsessed. I am so fed up. I want clear skin. I want to wear strapless dresses. Last week, I went to get a facial (in my fairies and rainbow attitude, I thought I would walk out of the spa with completely beautiful skin). Haha, so... during the process of the facial I am making promises to myself that I will never pick again... I will let my skin heal... I will research good skin care... and clean my skin correctly every day... and this is my mission. I am so grateful to find this forum. I am a psychology major and am aware of my dysfunctional behavior. What can I do to distract myself from this behavior? Hold a stress ball in my free hand when I'm studying? Today, I thought I should reward myself for each day I do not pick anything (reward myself with something that will not make me fat or poor... which leaves....? :) I feel like covering all of my mirrors... but I think I will still pick. I need to do something drastic, and have a good plan? Does anyone have a good idea? Thank you in advance!