- Nov 25, 2019
- Northern Ireland
Hi this is my first post here having just joined. I struggle with Borderline personality disorder and self harm. I recently read online that a need to see the damage that is done when self harming has links to BPD and I wondered if this was important to anyone else? For me the act of harming myself does not seem to calm my emotions, until I see the damage I've done, I get great relief from this and it is the reason I began self harming in the first place. My plan is and has been for a while to stop self harming, but after many failed attempts I feel if I can gain a greater understanding of why I self harm, and in the way that I do, it might help me to cut it out at the source. So my question is, for anyone who self harms; is seeing the damage an important part of the process?