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mentallymangaartist , 26 Jan 2023

need friends

Hi... my name sapphire im 17 in high-school diagnosed with depression anxiety and bipolar...i find this hard to deal with since i have no friends i get judge and bullied and struggle with my dreams and goals...i cant handle stress well and P.T.S.D. haunts me a lot and my past scares me...IDK how it started but i would use my teeth to rip chuncks of my tounge to point were i do it for hours on a daily bases my tounge heals so i do it when the pain stops im overly senstive so i struggle a lot because idk how to be bold or take things well...but i do this on daily bases i want to stop but now and then my tounge would have this i would bite down and rip my tounge on were ever that pain is.


what should i do...

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October 30, 2023

Hey Sapphire!

I'm truly sorry to hear about the challenges you're facing. It's clear that you're going through a difficult time. You are not alone in your struggles, and reaching out for support is a significant step toward healing and well-being.

We have community of people that are experiencing similar and/or other BFRBs. There you can speak freely without fear from judgment, criticism or shame. You can join this group on Facebook here:

Are you in therapy and getting support from a mental health professional/therapist? Your therapist will also help you understand and unpack why you are doing this and you will start to learn through techniques and tool how to cope with your stressors, compulsive behaviours etc.

Please be kind and compassionate to yourself. It is ok to seek help and take your time in healing.

We are here for you.

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