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Hey, everyone. I'm a fellow face picker and i've been doing it since i was young, or as long as i can remember. I was just surfing the internet and looked up to see if there was a site where there were people who had the same problem i had. With the greatest of luck, i found this place, and i've read some of the posts here and was completely relieved! I've found a place where practically everyone is a facepicker! It's not just me! I have no idea why i do it, i even have my mom pick up makeup to cover my face. Permanent marks are a result of my nonstop picking and i feel horrible about it, and even though i'm aware i'm doing it, i still can't stop! My family is always upset at me, especially my mom who keeps telling me that i'm too 'beautiful' to pick my face. I've even started picking my back and legs! Every time i see a new scab i'm always compelled to pick at it! I now know, thankfully, that it's a form of OSD, and i want to cry i'm so happy about this discovery. I've tried different methods to stop it, like medications, doing something else with my hands, but i always go back to picking. I want to cry most of the time because i'm hurting myself and everyone around me. I remember a few nights back i was hanging out with my sister and her friends, and i started to pick and SHE actually had to say my name and shake her head. A signal to stop picking at me, and everyone looked right at ME! I was so embarassed, and still am. I can't wear dresses because the marks on my back are so bad, and i even thought about going to my Senior prom, but i couldn't. Because i tore up my back so badly......I feel so pathetic. I've let one little habit get the best of me, and my mom's always saying that 'i'm letting it win over me', and i try to think about that but it doesn't work...I feel like i need some kind of support group or help for this...I don't know what to do anymore..