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I had gone for three months without picking, but yesterday I relapsed. I was able to go for so long without doing it by simply thinking 'The picking only makes it worse, let it be and get the great skin you deserve'. As time went by I actually forgot to count the days without picking, I had forgotten this terrible habit. I started dating again and I met some very interesting people. I can honestly say I can't remember I've been as happy in a long time as in the three months of time without picking and the skin was near flawless. As I've never had acne of any level, I don't know why I started to deliberately destroy my face yesterday. Now I have the biggest, most painful red marks I've ever had. It's back to square one, may the healing process begin. I feel like I have a good life, but this is totally devastating and frustrating. Simply one relapse is making me depressed for a long time, because I don't like to go out at all as long as I have these monsters on my face. When I say at all I really mean it, I love jogging for example but it is not possible for a while. Now I'd only like time to go by and the skin heal. I took some photos of the results of my actions and promised myself never to forget this day. I just had to get this out of my system, even though it might sound ridiculous.