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Quietman5

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I used to harm myself since age 9 and it took a lot of energy/effort to reach satisfaction for being a horrible person. When I discovered another way of self-harm it is much easier to inflict the same or greater punishment in less time & effort. Why do I look forward to it and how do I stop?if m not comfortable discussing this concept with my therapist is that ok?
 
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Miho

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I feel you and I are so similiar from what you post. I self harm too. Because I feel I need to be punished.
I believe I am doing everything wrong and thats why I am pathetic and alone. For that I need punishment and it helps. Because I feel that I get the punishment right.

How to stop it I do not know. I did tell my therapist and it does help with the therapy but we are working more on the why and when then on the actual self harm.
 
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