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Quietman5

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when my wife is away I can’t stop thinking about self harming myself. My SW didn’t realize that there was a little voice in my head telling me to self harm because I DESERVE it. How do I rationally explain why I deserve such punishment? I feel so alone
 
Foxjo

Foxjo

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Hi you are not alone
I have a voice in my head telling me to self harm too. It comes to me when im feeling low and tired and am alone. It also tells me that i deserve to be punished and that i deserve to self harm.
So i can understand how you feel.

People who do not self harm do not always understand why we do it. thats not their fault, most of the time they are just scared of what you will say or scared that they will not know how to help you.

I found great help in a therapist, he was not shocked or phased by my self harm. he was never alarmed at what i would say to him. Is therapy something that you have thought about? or can gain access to?

Please keep talking,
Hugs
Fox
 
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