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I'm 14 and I skin pick almost everyday. If I'm not biting the inside of my lip, then I'm probably skin picking. I finally got curious enough to try to find answers of why I do this. Sometimes I'm able to go for a few weeks without picking, but then I get an extremely strong urge to finger pick. Then I end up picking all of my fingers until they bleed. I've picked my fingers so much, I can't feel the same through my fingers. I hate coming out of the shower, pool, or just walking around with my hands looking like the way how they do. My brother was telling me about my habit, the way how he described it made it seem like its a crazy persons habit. Also since I rarely sleep it makes it even worst. When I try to sleep, I just end up playing with my fingers and then it turns into finger picking. Some reason I have a problem of not being able to fall asleep. Sometimes for a few days. My siblings try to get me to stop but I always find time to finger pick. The only things that had helped me get a grip on my bad habits are no longer available for me to do. When I'm with girls I stop finger picking but I'm so conscious of the way how my hands look. Hopefully someone can help me out.