posted by 👍3 💡24 Slightly Symmetrical Monkey on 30 March, 2020
im sorry it wasn t thta big of a cut anwyays but i just want to writ ethis somewhere so i can think clearler thanks for reaidng
Anonymous ● 31 March, 2020 ⚓︎
its okay to fall off the wagon. you're only human and this shit happens. the key is trying your hardest to stay straight from now on. what will you do to make sure it doesn't happen again?
i'm unsure?? i always just had my blade bc every other time i tried to relapse it was too blunt. i don't wanna throw away the blade bc i know that if i do want to relapse again i'd just get another??? sorry for the negativity, i really appreciate you
Anonymous ● 05 April, 2020 ⚓︎
throwing away the blade is a good start. you can take the time you spend not cutting to work on coping mechanisms and improving your mental health
hey! relapsing is something that, sometimes, happens. it isn't what we want to happen, but it's part of our journey when dealing with an addiction. you're still worthy of recovery and i hope you're doing okay. stay strong!
Anonymous ● 01 April, 2020 ⚓︎
just to clarify it's not a substance abuse issue. they're cutting themselves.
yes, i understand that. there's actually a lot of debate around that question, but self-harm can be considered an addiction.
Anonymous ● 03 April, 2020 ⚓︎
as a mental health professional, i can tell you delightful scarlet jellyfish is right.
thanks you three, this really helped me. i didn't know what to reply earlier b/c it was still at the first anon, but i'm doing mostly better today. i appreciate you all <3
Anonymous ● 09 May, 2020 ⚓︎
what kind of mental health professional are you?
i believe in you. everything changes, even if everything is bad it will change. it has get better in some small way. im proud of you for writing it somewhere to make it real and put it behind you. its a new day and a new journey. my love to you, even if noone else seems to right now.
hello, it happens, don't blame yourself for this! most of the time, it's the system you evolve into that creates the stress. maybe you could find a coping mecanism such as... idk, making marks with the nails or something that marks the skin but that do not damage it as much ? just a suggestion though...