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July 06, 2008

I think the best way you can help her is to distract her from her habit...I know for a fact that when I'm not thinking about picking or I have something to do with my hands it prevents me from picking. Other than that, in my experience, there's nothing you can really do to prevent someone from this habit because it becomes like a sort of routine that they feel like they just have to do it. I hope that doesn't sound discouraging. But, just keep up the support and don't get frustrated.

July 09, 2008

i think thats right. the thing is, i enjoy pickin my scabs and eatin them...i like the crustiness of them. moreover this would be an extremely weird habit if there wasnt this forum to show that there are people out there who share the same...delight?...fetish?...its not a sexual thing but there is a painful ecstacy or an exsquisite pain in pickin scabs sometimes...and i consider myself a reasonable person. also scratchin a furious itch is almost climactic, to my mind. again, i consider myself reasonable so i venture all this is just not as weird as i fear it sounds!