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post Aug 28 2004, 07:37 PM
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okay, im new to the website... i was looking for people to talk to abut cutting, now i know its a much debated topic, but im really trying to look for better ways to deal with stress and im not sure what to do or where to turn to, i mean i have a phsych but he told me to come back witha list of things i can do besides cutting, but still cause pain but in a healthy way...
alls i need is some insight please??!
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post Aug 31 2004, 03:23 AM
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... I allotted for each case to be different - everyone is different and thus every story is different, however it has been my experience that a sickening majority of teenage cutting stems from a disillusioned state of mind because they have been efffectively brainwashed by Hot Topic and their peers.

As for Jaq - I was simply saying that a truly suicidal person will not go home, pop in a Nirvana/Linkin Park/Evanescence CD, light some candles, and cry while they cut themselves with tiny razor blades. That is attention whoring, whether they admit it or not.

And let me reiterate: my guess about this case is just as good as everyone else's. None of us have given any others reason to believe that they know him/her.

And now, for the coup de grace: DO NOT assume that I don't know what I"m talking about. I've been to the edge of angst and back - I know the territory and that's why I hate it. Don't call me a heartless bastard because you think I'm ignorant - call me a heartless bastard because I'm apathetic.


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post Aug 31 2004, 03:08 PM
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QUOTE (PsychWardMike @ Aug 31 2004, 12:23 PM)
As for Jaq - I was simply saying that a truly suicidal person will not go home, pop in a Nirvana/Linkin Park/Evanescence CD, light some candles, and cry while they cut themselves with tiny razor blades. That is attention whoring, whether they admit it or not.
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I don't know if you read my last post mike but as I said before most people who si are not making failed suicide attempts. THEY ARE NOT TRYING TO KILL THEMSELVES. (edit: sometimes si progresses to suicidal ideation where people who normally make small non life threatening cuts start making bigger deeper cuts as they find that the small ones don't "do the job" anymore) Rather they do it to avoid becoming suicidal and they use it as a coping mechanism. It is a form of release for them, much in the same way that crying or screaming is for other people. And how can it possibly attention whoring when people who cut usually go to great lengthes to hide their si habits from their family and friends?


btw If I went on an anorexia thread and told all the anorexics that "They should just eat a meal and stop making their parents worry because they're being ASW" then I would be flamed into oblivion. Don't be surprised that I'm reacting strongly to your self admitted ignorant, all encompassing (all of people who SI are ... no one who SI's is....) and rather insensitive opinions.

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- cuttingallover   Opinion... I'm New   Aug 28 2004, 07:37 PM
- - Silver Star Angel of Da Towers   You could take your stress out creatively, like in...   Aug 28 2004, 08:59 PM
- - gothictheysay   Unfortunately, your want for pain is a problem too...   Aug 28 2004, 09:12 PM
- - PsychWardMike   *sigh* Anyway, if you want to actually stop doing...   Aug 29 2004, 12:18 AM
|- - Aria   QUOTE (PsychWardMike @ Aug 29 2004, 12:18 AM)...   Aug 29 2004, 02:30 AM
- - Righteous   (sigh) Go out there. Get a life. Get a hobby. Joi...   Aug 29 2004, 02:06 AM
- - Aria   Exercise, but be sure you don't over do it. Ex...   Aug 29 2004, 02:28 AM
- - gothictheysay   Very true, Aria. This a problem that's probab...   Aug 29 2004, 04:01 AM
- - EvilSpoon   ... Sam used to cut all the time... Sometimes up ...   Aug 29 2004, 04:12 AM
- - Jaq   I hate it when people trivialize this sort of thin...   Aug 29 2004, 07:09 AM
- - PsychWardMike   To Aria: No where in this person's post did t...   Aug 29 2004, 06:34 PM
|- - Aria   QUOTE (PsychWardMike @ Aug 29 2004, 06:34 PM)...   Aug 29 2004, 06:44 PM
- - PsychWardMike   So I suppose we're polar opposites. Note: th...   Aug 29 2004, 07:20 PM
|- - Aria   QUOTE (PsychWardMike @ Aug 29 2004, 07:20 PM)...   Aug 29 2004, 07:46 PM
- - PsychWardMike   No, they do not need help. They need maturity and...   Aug 29 2004, 08:20 PM
- - Mutilation   Listen to Radiohead, roll around on the floor and ...   Aug 29 2004, 09:11 PM
- - Righteous   I'm not trivializing it; look at the scars on ...   Aug 29 2004, 10:17 PM
- - spiffilicious05   I've been through cutting and other methods of...   Aug 30 2004, 12:17 AM
- - candice   You know what is far more annoying than angsty tee...   Aug 30 2004, 02:16 AM
- - PsychWardMike   dotdotdot. I love the way you overlook the actual...   Aug 30 2004, 02:25 AM
- - Dreams On Hiatus   I don't know what to say, because most of the ...   Aug 30 2004, 02:58 AM
- - Righteous   There's a big difference between angst and a s...   Aug 30 2004, 04:55 AM
- - Snugglebum the Destroyer   QUOTE I love the way you overlook the actual advic...   Aug 30 2004, 12:07 PM
|- - Jaq   QUOTE (Snugglebum the Destroyer @ Aug 30 2004...   Aug 30 2004, 02:13 PM
- - Ashbless   I was just wondering if there is something that tr...   Aug 30 2004, 01:16 PM
- - IrishGuy   Why is it that women always sound the smartest? An...   Aug 30 2004, 03:12 PM
- - artist.unknown   Okay, I'm going to straddle the fence here. Li...   Aug 30 2004, 06:39 PM
- - gothictheysay   Actually, Ashbless's advice is also doled out ...   Aug 30 2004, 10:48 PM
- - PsychWardMike   I've read this over the course of my psycholog...   Aug 30 2004, 11:04 PM
- - Snugglebum the Destroyer   QUOTE But again - we DO NOT KNOW who this person i...   Aug 30 2004, 11:12 PM
- - gothictheysay   Well, yeah it's speculation, but everyone was ...   Aug 30 2004, 11:18 PM
- - mothe   I share your pain. . . i just say because misery l...   Aug 31 2004, 01:29 AM
- - spiffilicious05   QUOTE Angsty teenagers that cut themselves are see...   Aug 31 2004, 01:49 AM
- - mothe   Spiff is right, people who haven't experianced...   Aug 31 2004, 01:59 AM
- - Jaq   I think you misunderstand the reasons that people ...   Aug 31 2004, 02:21 AM
- - Righteous   Define "truely suicidal." Mike. With a s...   Aug 31 2004, 02:32 AM
- - PsychWardMike   ... I allotted for each case to be different - eve...   Aug 31 2004, 03:23 AM
|- - Jaq   QUOTE (PsychWardMike @ Aug 31 2004, 12:23 PM)...   Aug 31 2004, 03:08 PM
- - Mutilation   QUOTE (Jaq @ Aug 31 2004, 03:08 PM)btw if you...   Aug 31 2004, 03:28 PM
|- - Jaq   QUOTE (Mutilation @ Sep 1 2004, 12:28 AM)QUOT...   Aug 31 2004, 03:54 PM
- - spiffilicious05   QUOTE And how can it possibly attention whoring wh...   Aug 31 2004, 07:33 PM
- - funked)out_frog   QUOTE Righteous Posted Today, 02:32 AM Sometimes...   Aug 31 2004, 08:34 PM
- - candice   Like Jaq said...most people who SI hide it from fa...   Aug 31 2004, 08:50 PM
- - gothictheysay   One main reason it's hard to just *stop* is be...   Aug 31 2004, 08:50 PM
- - PsychWardMike   Crying for help is just that - screaming into the ...   Aug 31 2004, 10:44 PM
|- - Aria   QUOTE (PsychWardMike @ Aug 31 2004, 10:44 PM)...   Sep 1 2004, 03:37 AM
- - Snugglebum the Destroyer   QUOTE Crying for help is just that - screaming int...   Aug 31 2004, 10:50 PM
- - Righteous   Other people's help can go only so far. No mat...   Sep 1 2004, 04:53 AM
|- - Aria   QUOTE (Righteous @ Sep 1 2004, 04:53 AM)Other...   Sep 1 2004, 07:58 PM
- - Pab   psickwodmick: your relentless agression towards al...   Sep 1 2004, 10:21 PM
- - PsychWardMike   *head* *hit* *keyboard* First: one should be self...   Sep 2 2004, 12:33 AM
- - Snugglebum the Destroyer   QUOTE Fourth: See the first, but I felt I should a...   Sep 2 2004, 12:42 AM
- - PsychWardMike   *head* *hit* *keyboard* AGAIN. I know I don't...   Sep 2 2004, 01:01 AM
- - mothe   QUOTE here, here! Thank god for level minded ...   Sep 2 2004, 01:31 AM
- - gothictheysay   Well see, Mike, the reason people need the help is...   Sep 2 2004, 01:53 AM
- - PsychWardMike   No. I don't. A muscle can only grow stronger...   Sep 2 2004, 02:19 AM
- - franken-sarah   I've been away from the forum for a while and ...   Sep 2 2004, 08:36 PM
- - PsychWardMike   They came to this forum, Sarah. They asked for he...   Sep 2 2004, 09:04 PM
|- - Pab   QUOTE (PsychWardMike @ Sep 2 2004, 11:04 PM)(...   Sep 2 2004, 09:24 PM
|- - Pab   QUOTE Way to miss my point *nods*   Sep 2 2004, 10:16 PM
- - PsychWardMike   Way to miss my point.   Sep 2 2004, 09:47 PM
- - gerbilfromhell   *wanders into thread* Y'know, for no reason a...   Sep 2 2004, 11:57 PM


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