I eat dandruff,boogers,ear wax,fingernails?Anyone else?


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August 06, 2013

Well this is great in a weird way! Yes I am a picker! I am so embarrassed, cause everyone finds it disgusting. I kinda do too.. :( I eat my boogers, dandruff and crust from wounds. My best friend used to do it too, but seems to have stopped at least according to what she expresses towards me.. But I don't let her know anymore, so maybe we are just keeping each other in the dark about it... I don't know, I still feel disgusting. I just can't stop, can't explain it.. Been doing it all my life (I'm almost 18) learned that it was frowned upon and tried really hard not to do it in public... Recently I've been trying to tell myself: "this is the last time.." But it never is, kinda like people who have eating disorders like binge eating... I also bite my nails, chew on them and swallow them.. And I bite the skin around the nails, what's it called? Cuticles? Anyway, that gives me ugly, short and flossy nails and ugly fingertips. I really wanna stop doing that.. I am however not embarrassed by it, I find that it is generally more accepted than the rest of my bad habits. This is so great to find that I am not the only one who does this.. It does however seem like we are a very small group of people who do this... Or at least own up to it...
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December 02, 2016

I am so glad that there's other people with these habits! So I've picked my nose and eaten it for as long as I can remember. It used to be a lot worse of a habit than it is now, though. I used to not be able to control my urges very much at all, and picked my nose in public seeing no other option. My nose bleeds more often than it should, because of this fact. At least now though I wait until I get home to take care of my business. Then, in the last year or so, I've started digging in my ears. I like to sew, and my favorite way to do it it to take one of my needles and use the eye of it to scrape the earwax out. It feels so good to pull a big gross gob out of there, and I always feel so accomplished afterwords. When needles aren't available, bobby pins are a really great alternative. I've also been known to use pen caps and my finger nails. And, my last thing, my nails. I don't exactly BITE them, I kind of just...scrape under them with my teeth. I don't know why, it's just the most pleasant sensation to put my tooth in between the edge of my fingernail and my finger. I scrape dirt and stuff out that way too. I was diagnosed with anxiety a couple months ago, so I'm sure all my nervous habits are a manifestation of that. But I'm glad to have found a community that doesn't see what I do as weird and gross, even though it might be. Haha.
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June 08, 2019

i do pretty much all of the above, its normal and hell if its not then we can all be freaks of nature together.
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June 10, 2019

Wow, I have not admitted this to anyone. I eat my boogers. It is so gross, so embarrassing. I am so happy that I am not the only one!!!! My husband is the only one who knows. You have no idea how much these posts make feel! Thank you for being so open and honest!!
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June 10, 2019

Also Nos, you just made me laugh so hard haha