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Trying not to relapse

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Anxietyy

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Hi guys,
I'm new to the whole forum thing but I just need to vent and get some advise.
So life isn't great right now. I self harmed a lot as a teenager until I was about 18 and have had odd relapses but have been stable. I've been back at uni for about 6 weeks and I'm really struggling. Anxiety has hit me with everything its got and I'm not really doing great at looking after myself and I can feel myself spiralling. In the past week I've been thinking about self harm and I remember why I did it, to get rid of this awful feeling. I feel like I'm so close to relapses, I'm fighting so hard but I just want some release. I know once I start though I won't be able to stop and I don't want that, I don't want to go back. How do I fight this? How do I not give in?
 
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Anxietyy

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Oct 14, 2019
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Location
England
Yeah, I like doing brain games, crocheting and bits and bobs like that which is helping for the moment but I know when the thoughts get stronger it's going to be more tough to fight.
Thanks, I've just started my second year of children's nursing. I absolutely love it and start placement again soon which is the only thing keeping me going at the minute!
 
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