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Hi. Me and my girlfriend have been together for 2 1/2 years and overall, we get on really well. One problem we have A LOT is the fact that she is completely obsessed with picking MY skin. I always knew she picked at her own skin, and I figured it was a normal compulsion. I have OCD and have suffered from dermatillomania since I was 9 years old- I have scarred my arms, feet, and legs from years of picking (though I have become a lot better with it through practice), so I understand her compulsion. however, two years ago, I got badly sun burned and my skin started to peel off in huge pieces...this is where everything went down hill. Ever since then, she will relentlessly beg me to pick my skin and she will do it for hours if I let her. I have even woken up to her picking my skin in the middle of the night! I can see it calms her and causes her to enter a state of euphoria almost. The only problem is that she is scarring my face and back and it hurts terribly when she does it!! I cannot get her to stop, and when I won't let her, she actually cries and becomes really angry at me. I have been looking up as much information on this disorder that I can, but I can't find anything about a sufferer taking out their compulsion on someone else. She refuses to see a therapist or even admit she has a problem. PLEASE HELP ME!!