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Well, I have been picking my scabs since I was little. Like mosquito bites, scrapes, and all that. Then when I went to a skating rink, I got blisters on the bottom of my feet. I picked them. This started my heel picking.. Also I bite my nails and the skin around them. They look gross. People always ask me why I have some many scars on my arms and legs. I just say the chicken pox..but actually its cause I pick till I can't anymore and they scar. I pick my face when I don't really think about it, like in class or in the car. But yeh, anyway, I'm a 15 year old girl and my Mom doesn't take anything I say seriously. I talked to her about how I can't ever pay attention in class and it's having an affect on my grades. She just said, "You're overreacting." "You're just making excuses for bad grades." I might tell my Dad, cause I know he kinda cares about what I say. But I'm afraid if I tell them I'll be dismissed or they'll think I'm a freak. I haven't ever told anyone about what I do..until now. I think I'd rather go to the doctor for a possible ADHD or stress related problem then sharing my encounters with skin picking.