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Daisyh

712d

Ive stopped self harming (wasnt addicted but still) and now ive moved onto picking my lips till they bleed anyone have any tips on how to stop

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    • Daisyh

      707d

      @Heatherbee thanksss

    • Lunarwave

      710d

      You can get this bitter clear polish that helped my brother

    • mtngoat

      710d

      What you are doing is still self-harm/self-motivation, even if you're not cutting or doing whatever it was that you consider self-harm. I would suggest trying a super hydrating balm and lip scrub to help your lips be healthy again and find something else tactile that can stimulate you. And ask yourself what is the root of it? Are you bored? Anxious? If you can pinpoint what feelings cause you to feel like you have to do these things, you are one step closer to stopping. It's not about the self-harm. It's something deeper that you have to address. ❤️

      • Daisyh

        707d

        @mtngoat i pretty sure its when im bored but i realize what im doing and i keep doing so the exact same mindset i had when i used to cUt myself

      • mtngoat

        710d

        @mtngoat *self-mutilation, thanks auto-correct 😵‍💫

    • Bob_Mc_Boberson

      711d

      Not sure if it will help but put something extremely hot on your lips or get a friend or family to slap you every time you do 🙂 not sure if I’m serious or not

      • Bob_Mc_Boberson

        711d

        @Bob_Mc_Boberson To be honest this app is just broken people trying to help broken people but if works 🤷‍♂️

    • Heatherbee

      711d

      Probiotics made my (moderate-severe) nail biting go away completely and lessened my (severe) hair pulling and (moderate) skin picking. You might try them, it's possible it would work for any kind of body focused repetitive behavior.

      • Daisyh

        707d

        @Heatherbee thanksss

    • Solarwolf

      712d

      This kinda helped me when I chew my nails, I put nail polish on. Didn't want to ruin them. Why not try lipgloss or lipstick (& there is skin colored if that idea bothers u)? Or pick up something to do w ur hands, like a craft or activity that would keep them busy.

    • Kesa

      712d

      O wow. Super wow. I do that and didn't even put it together as an anxiety tick. Wow.

    • NatalieJane

      712d

      i did the same thing and im 101 days clean right now im braiding string and learning to cross stitch it sounds silly but it really distracting

    • Elianah

      712d

      Distract yourself

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