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Lucy , 25 Oct 2011

I am Young and I Eat the Skin on my Fingers

I am a 12 year old girl and I have started eating the skin on my fingers when I was only 7. I remember biting nails before but when my parents got a divorce it turned bad. I peeled the skin on my fingers with my teeth and ate it. It doesn't hurt anymore when I bite. Now I have gone to eating the skin on my toes. My dad gets really upset when he sees me do it and I want to stop, but I can't. I have braces and I don't want to break them when I bite. If you are a kid like me please reply. I know no one else like me who has this problem. I can't even get a manicure with my friends because I am so embrased.
2 Answers
October 26, 2011
that was really upsetting for you, what you are going through isn't normal honey. You should try to talk to your dad about it and explain to him that you don't really like doing it and ask him to help you. I'm sure your dad loves you so much that he's willing to look for someone who can help you with your concern. A psychiatrist can help you deal with your problem so try consulting one as early as now, don't let any further for the habit to get worst. I'm pretty sure there's still hope that you'll stop the habit the moment a psychiatrist help you. So cheer up lady, your condition can still be managed...:) Anyway just want to share this article here: Medieval hobbyist forces daughter to fight him with a wooden sword . You may read it when you find time. Thanks!
October 26, 2011

In reply to by ashleyT

Thank you for the advice! I talked to my dad about this website and your comment. He said he will "take the psychiatrist idea into consideration". I just can't wait until I can get enough will power to stop!!!!!!!!! Thanks again!

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