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I ONLY bite my arm hair...who else does this?
I dont pull hair or damage myself...i ONLY bite arm hair who else does this?? let's talk...doing this for 20 years! Please don't reply if you pull hair anywhere or damage skin...I am trying to compare Apples to Apples. Seem stress related. Weird...but when my whole family was gone for 2 weeks I pretty much stopped. Does not take Freud genius to figure this out but I get along with everyone well. It would be great to share experiences with someone.
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Hello I read this wensday September 7th 2016 I'm 23 years old. I've been biteing my hand/wrist hair for as long as I can remember. Mines extreamly spasific. It's only my right inner wrist that I go for mostly... I've bitten so much hair out then I've scared the skin by doing so (I do not bite my skin or pick it eaither, strictly hair.) I'm not proud but figuring this out would be great so here's my weird side of it... I don't only bite the hairs out I normally eat them... id stop if I noticed myself doing it but I don't notice it. People point it out... It's really embarrassing... I do think stress has to do a lot with it but I'm not sure how to "relax" you could say. Hope I helped a little bit and I'll be following.
OMG - I'm on the same boat as some of you but my goodacious it is so good to know that I'm not the only one that is living with this unspeakable obsession! I'm currently working on my assignment that is due in 3 days and I am stressed out...which means I am picking on my arm hairs.
It started when I was 14/15. I would first pick on my legs, thigh area and then I stopped that and began on my arm hairs. My arms are pretty hairy and I was always self-conscious about them but now I just love the feeling of picking on them with my teeth. I don't eat or bit them that some of you guys seem to do. I just use my top two teeth and my bottom lip to pull on the arm hairs.
I really do think it is stress related but also boredom. I take anxiety medication due to my severe anxiety but that really doesn't help with my arm hair picking.
OMG imagine if one of us stars on TLC's My Strangest Obsession or Dr. Phil HAHAHAHAHAHA!
Yes I do this too.. Hands and sometime arms... Start in 1st grade knawing on knuckles skin and chewing hands as a hobby I guess. I specifically remember a cute girl was doing it and we talked about she said Just like doing it... So I thought I'd try it.... Thought she might like me...I was in first grade. Lol. Been do in it ever since...I think now... It's a time killer...I don't do it in public....long trips... Watch TV etc..... Notible information: I don't smoke....I always told myself this was why. My younger years..I loved kissing girls...and skin chewing etc... Nothing crazy..but passionate on an crazed animal level. Lol. It seemed to work for me. I've also associated this oral fixation with some desire for a woman...I've talk about to afew girlfriends over the years.
Thirdly: I've consciously tried to stop.. An its been successful. Staying busy is the secret....I play piano..guitar..build furniture....magic..all stuff with my hands.
I don't chew fingernails to the nubbs or anything like that....just hair back of hands and fingers.
Side note...I'll also feel the texture of the back of my chewed areas to my lips....and also smell... Something about analyzing the smell perhaps...I do wash my hands throughout the day...
It's really a subconscious habit now.
Hope this helps...I could and analyze this all day...lol. I've seen others doing this while driving... So I know we all have something in common....I'm guessing...crazed animal lover. Funny. But probably true. I've never dated another hand chewer...so I cant day for sure.