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Urges to self harm cause of getting praise

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midnightphoenix

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i dont deserve to get praised at work and if i feel proud of anything i get praised for i should hurt myself for daring to feel proud of getting praised.
 
Urban Hermit

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I know how you feel Ive had s good day and felt like I needed to SH because I don't deserve to be so happy .... But I've fought the urge because maybe I do deserve some happiness... And I think you do too xx
 
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I think one of the reasons we self harm is because of low self esteem so we find it difficult when we receive praise and need to punish ourselves. I think we need some form of confidence building
I do hope both midnight and UH can begin to think higher of yourselves because you deserve it

Daf:grouphug::grouphug:
 
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