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Picking and Loving it! WTH?

Ok... So I pick my psoriasis and my lips. Occasionally I pick the psoriasis on my head. I love picking my elbow. It hurts sometimes, but I don't care. I get this urge to just keep picking until there is nothing left. I often bleed and that just provokes me to keep going. The only time I feel wrong or shameful is when I pick my lip. I end up getting the worst scabs and it lasts for days. My brother is always watching me too to stop picking. Although I do stop when he catches me, I just start up again when he's not looking or not around. What's wrong with me?? I want to stop!
4 Answers
February 01, 2013
It puts me into sort of a zen state. Calm, but satistfied? And yes, it is satistfying because I feel like I am the master of my skin, like nothing can be there unless I allow it. And yet at the end of the day I'm all bloody and gross. :/
February 01, 2013
I pick my hands and I bite my lips it can zone out but after it makes me feel worse because I can see what I have done to myself and Im not sure why I like to do it :( I try to keep my mind of it by doing things with my hands like texting or gaming also if you bite you lips try chewing gum it works for me maybe it will work for you :)xxx
February 01, 2013
I know I do this too. I hate it, but I also love it. Its because it's a compulsion.

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