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I’ve always been an anxious person and over the past10 Years my anxiety manifest strongly through my desire to skin pick. I usually bite my nails to the point when they get really short and I bite the skin around it. I’ve had infections and I usually bite and pick until it bleeds. Recently I’ve been very anxious and have actually pulled two nails out. It starts with creating a whole in the nail and taking the upper layer. I don’t think I take the whole thing out but usually it gets to a point where it bleeds and it hurts to much that it forces me to stop. This has only happened twice. Once while in an abuse I’ve relationship and now during COVID times. I’m just wondering if I’m the only one and what methods help? I take antidepressants and anti anxiety meds. I’ve tried grounding exercises but it’s always too late. I don’t stop until it bleeds or it hurts. Please if anyone else had the same problem please let me know. I feel like I’m crazy and no one will ever love me with my hands like this. I’m ashamed of what I do to myself and the guilt makes my urgers worse.