Dissociating from self image.


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August 29, 2017

I can totally relate to what you have just said and yes my hair is going grey neglecting my self image for the sake of scalp picking comfort
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August 31, 2017

I see it almost the opposite way that it's almost like must work on focusing less on our image and focus more outwardly to get out of the cycle for good. It may be different for different people but I pick not subcontiously but as a hyper focus on trying to look perfect and remove imperfections and although it obviously does the opposite...the more I chase perfection and even the "best ways of healing" and analyzingn the damage the more I feed the cycle and the obsession. For most of us it's an obsession with fixing or removing imperfections that no one else would or at least should care about. The goal for me cannot be perfect skin, it has to be healthy behavior and hey, if that means I have some breakouts and bumps on my face...as long as I don't touch them that needs to be a win!
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August 31, 2017

The weeks and months of remission that I have had occurred when I ignored my self image. But then my overall skin became dull since I didn't exfoliate with acids and I just looked worse.... although picked much less. :/