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Hello! I'm new here. Nearly eighteen and have terrible skin picking tendencies for my face. I'll get to my chest sometimes, but not as badly as my face. I know that if I let my face heal, it would look great since I don't struggle with acne or anything like that. Friends, I am at the end of myself, exhausted, and wanting to be done. I''ve tried everything: photo-a-day, journals, manifestos and meditating on Scripture. I cannot beat this. There are good patches where my face is almost completely healed, but never complete freedom. I find that I pick terribly in front of a mirror, getting right up to it and squeezing any minuscule bump or discoloration. If someone compliments me or I get attention, I immediately pick afterwards. I hate myself for it. In July, I will be spending a large amount of time with someone that I love awfully and haven't seen in a year. I want to be done now so my skin will heal and I will feel confident to go without makeup by then. I have no where to turn and I feel so trapped in this disorder. Is it possible to be completely cured for life? Like I said, I get close to being healed, but never let myself get completely healed- it's like something inside won't let me be beautiful. Even if I leave my skin, I bite my cuticles and I can't stop. Please, this is an open plea for help and healing.