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July 22, 2012

You've been through a hell of a lot in your 19 years, izabella. Wishing you lots of success with your treatment. It can be harder when you're living on your own. Is there any possibility of getting a flatmate or something?
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July 22, 2012

Hi Izabella, I'm 35yrs old and have been picking my skin for over 20yrs. I too had a traumatic childhood. I've suffered from anxiety for most of my life and I think my skin picking has been a form of escapism. When i pick, i'm totally in a zone where i'm not thinking or stressing about anything. I'm so focused on picking that nothing enters my mind. I lock myself in the bathroom for hours and completely massacre my face and arms. Right now, i'm covered in big weeping sores and revolting scabs. I've had a MAJOR pick fest the past few days and i look hidious. I have to go to work in 5 hours and i'm dreading it. I've decided to finally get therapy for this disgusting disorder. I'm sick of feeling ashamed and embarrassed about my skin. Good luck with your therapy. I hope it's successful for you because i know living with dermatillomania is a nightmare.