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I need help
This habit has ruined everything, I've ruined it. I can not wear short sleeves or show my face without wanting to hide from every eye. My hair is falling out from my anxiety now. I hate seeing all the round scars covering my back, face and arms. I hope it fades someday, but until then I'm just a hermit. I can't cope with this...I want to rip my skin off. What can I do???
August 10, 2011
I posted a threat so similar to this a few weeks ago.. I even titled it 'I need help' just as you did. For now you just need to focus on the light at the end of the tunnel. You know that the next few days, months, or even years will be really really really hard. And painful. You need to stay strong so you can first recover from the anger and sadness that happens right after a bad picking session until the big scabs go away. Then focus on getting better. Just remember that when you feel like this (and I know how it feels, I have said the exact same thing 'I want to rip my skin off') that it will pass and you just have to stay strong until the initial horrible feelings go away a bit, then move on to trying to kick the habit and remember back to how you feel at the moment.
August 10, 2011
I guess the only thing we can do is look for people to talk to who have similar issues and see how they deal with them , Im sorry you are going through this but i find so much comfort in the fact that we are not alone ! -hugs
August 12, 2011
I know exactly how you feel, I hardly leave the house and when I do it's behind a lot of make up and hair falling over my face. :(
August 16, 2011
just noticed u started up this thread as well. come on destroyx dont do anything to ur skin. yes u may feel like u want to but we have to stop remember? u just sound like u hit a low but u have to stop urself. DO NOT PICK to solve the anxiety go see a doctor instead about ur hair loss k dey will give u sometning for that mayb or at least talk to u about it ok???we are all in this so do it for the forum:)