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ma9259 , 14 May 2012

Take the tweezers away from me!

I pick my face, neck, arms (from shoulder to wrist), legs, breasts, butt, back and scalp and its getting so out of control that I am using tweezers to squeeze everything out. This is causing horrible bruising and bleeding not to mention arm and neck cramps from the uncomfortable positions, ironically, for the sake of relief. I also chew my lip until it bleeds and I chew the skin around my fingernails. I feel like I'm crazy for hurting my body like this and I have no idea how to stop...
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May 14, 2012
How long have you been doing it for? It's going to scar and look really bad. Next time you get a chance look at your wounds in the sunlight because every little mark will show.
May 15, 2012

In reply to by destroyx

I have been picking for almost 10 years now, since I was 13. I have been using the tweezers for a little over a year now and only when I am really anxious. I have a few scars, I don't tear my skin very often but I do bruise a lot. I have also only been chewing my lip for a little over a year and that is the compulsion that makes me bleed. I am really pale so trust me exposing my skin to the sun is an insecurity I have not confronted. I have never used drugs, I am very healthy and hardly ever sick, I exercise and maintain a very healthy diet and lifestyle but this is the one secret torment of my life and I don't know where to begin to fix it.

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