New here, I'm 8 days clean of self harm

It’s already been hard. I can’t even say I’ve been feeling better because I’ve still not been doing well at all. I guess I’ve just been able to distract myself from my urges to cut or burn myself. I hope I can make it to 10.

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Welcome to the forums :+1:
Day by Day mate, dont look to far forward when it’s still rough.
Just today, and tomorrow repeat that :+1:

Thank you! I feel a little ashamed coming here when I’m not addicted to a substance. I guess this doesn’t seem as serious or as hard to fight. But for me it very much feels like an addiction and is really hard for me to fight.

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There are more people in here with self harm addiction. Your at the right spot no shame needed: feel welcome! 🙋

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Addictions dont have to substances. We have eating disorders, porno addictions and automutilation… They are all addictions.

None of them easy to overcome.

You’re welcome my friend, feel at home and I’m sure you’ll find reckognition :+1:

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Thank you! I already do

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Hey Daniel there’s no need to feel ashamed. Welcome to the forums just keep checking in and keep talking when you feel the need to talk

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Thank you, the support means a lot!

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I feel you… well done, recovery is slow but it’s not always linear, relapse is part of recovery as we can grow stronger from the low points

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Stay strong! We are all here when u need it

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