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March 01, 2013

I have had the same problem. The thing is, most people do not understand what it is like. I have only been able to share what I am going through with two people in my life - my mom and my sister. If I pick at my fingers, I usually have a bandaid on, and I just make something up (like I cut myself). I have some bad scars in different places on my body as a result of picking. One is on my hand and people ask about it. I make up something, like that I burned myself while cooking. I feel very embarrassed about this one. How are you supposed to avoid people seeing your hands? I try to hide them as much as possible. I think it is a little insensitive when people ask what is wrong with your hands, but the truth is that most people cannot understand why we would do this to ourselves. I find it easier to make up excuses, and then to confide in the people I trust who DO understand.
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March 13, 2013

if someone dares asking about my face I'll blush a lot and answer that it is an allergic reaction and quickly change subject :X