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SolandisSonder777

527d

I've had trichotillomania due to OCD since I was seven years old, after my little brother died. I have always struggled with this condition, too many serious relapses to count. This condition affected how others viewed me and how I viewed myself. I despised myself for so long, especially having been told by someone who I loved that I'm ugly because of the condition. But after leaving an abusive relationship last year, I'm done with the self-loathing and self-harm. I want to love myself. I'm determined to do so as well. So I had my hair shortened to where my bald spots were (couldn't go bald) and now, in about three months I have my hair back, short still, but no more bald spots. I can't wait till I have long flowing hair again. Hair, that this time, I won't destroy. I'm dead set on overcoming trichotillomania.

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    • Rayningtigress

      371d

      I shave my hair all off too. Im finally starting to be ok with the bald look again. I know that im too stressed to to try growing it out. Hopefully one day

    • Rayningtigress

      371d

      I shave my hair all off too. Im finally starting to be ok with the bald look again. I know that im too stressed to to try growing it out. Hopefully one day

    • Zstephaniet

      372d

      So happy for you!! Getting out of a stressful environment like that ex had to help tremendously with the trich

    • Akireeel

      505d

      🙌 that’s awesome! I’ve always thought about shaving my hair down to let it grow back, but I tend to pluck the short hairs that grow back so I’m worried it might just expand the number of bald spots I have

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