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Urges won’t listen.

Mal84

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Things are tough today, had a few days of feeling slightly better urge wise but the urges get stronger the longer I go. My head is constantly telling me to give in to those urges. I just need a break as my head doesn’t get that I’m trying not to listen.

Gone the longest I have in years without caving in and want to continue.

No point in the post, just needed to note it down somewhere.
 
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That’s the trouble with SH you have a few good days then fall back. Have you learnt any distraction techniques that could help you. Snapping a rubber band is quite a well known one. Also holding an ice cube till it melts. Keep posting and well try and support you thru this
 
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Talking does help in my opinion. So please keep talking,
It takes a lot for those urges to go away, i know i've felt them. But with time and support you can get through this.
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Mal84

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That’s the trouble with SH you have a few good days then fall back. Have you learnt any distraction techniques that could help you. Snapping a rubber band is quite a well known one. Also holding an ice cube till it melts. Keep posting and well try and support you thru this
Sorry I wasn’t ignoring this, I just didn’t get any notifications.

I’m trying to find techniques so trying all sorts. Luckily today, the urges are calmer, had a horrible day of urges on Monday. Until recently I never even tried to deal with them safely so trying to find the way. I live with my not ummm understanding parents so I’m quite limited in what I can do.
 
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