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self harm by Brunni87 self harm :iconbrunni87:Brunni87 562 119
Literature
Depression
Lay down your right to be human.
Put on a dazzling smile so that no one can see your pain.
You hide it all so well, but underneath your shirt you can still feel the scars.
No one knows what it is like to be you.
Your smile is but one in a billion,
A mask that you wear to ward off the questions.
Your scars are your war paint,
But this is a losing battle.
You are sent to face the demons all alone, though they will never leave your side.
So keep that pretty smile steady,
And don't let one tear drop from those stormy eyes.
Put on your war paint and go out into the world, where your smile makes you just like them.
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She paints the roses red by Econita She paints the roses red :iconeconita:Econita 250 14 Masochistic Vampire by readyornothereicome Masochistic Vampire :iconreadyornothereicome:readyornothereicome 203 21 Cutting Problem by fstltna Cutting Problem :iconfstltna:fstltna 583 237 Gloria by xiaomeimei Gloria :iconxiaomeimei:xiaomeimei 230 163 To let go by machihuahua To let go :iconmachihuahua:machihuahua 111 6 Emo by morosemordant Emo :iconmorosemordant:morosemordant 386 65 Mutilation by Seadraz Mutilation :iconseadraz:Seadraz 194 20 Sacrifice by melanneart Sacrifice :iconmelanneart:melanneart 134 75
Literature
Whiskey boy, ruby boy.
1. It has been twenty seven days since I last let the
    hawk-eyed man into my head, ninety four hours
    since I last drank myself to sleep, and thirty two
    minutes since I last kept my mother from the truth.
    Tonight, she still thinks I have hope, but it may be
    the last time she believes I'm still whole.
i. Last night, I dreamt of the boy next door, the gun
    in his drawer, the whiskey under his bed, the hate
    in his eyes when he drags me out of bed to tell me
    I've ruined another story, I've fanned another flame.
    This boy does not know my mother, but I suspect
    they would get along quite well.
2. The last time my father crossed the ocean, I explained
    to my mother that the cogs ground too hard, that the
    words cut
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Self-Mutilation by FRAN-TiC Self-Mutilation :iconfran-tic:FRAN-TiC 157 21 Black Mud by QuimmLick Black Mud :iconquimmlick:QuimmLick 98 18 Self Mutilation Through Words by coukiedoe Self Mutilation Through Words :iconcoukiedoe:coukiedoe 146 101 Maroon Silence by NataliaDrepina Maroon Silence :iconnataliadrepina:NataliaDrepina 121 2 Self Mutilation is Misunderstood. by Snuf-Stamps Self Mutilation is Misunderstood. :iconsnuf-stamps:Snuf-Stamps 145 119 Her wounds by NataliaDrepina Her wounds :iconnataliadrepina:NataliaDrepina 118 2 Cutting Stamp by Chocolate-Shinigami Cutting Stamp :iconchocolate-shinigami:Chocolate-Shinigami 253 58
Literature
The Truth About Self-Injury
Table of Contents
Introduction
Discussion
How Many People Self-Injure?
What are the Problems a Self-Injurer faces?
Why Would Someone Self-Injure?
Conclusion
Recommendations
If Someone Tells You They Self-Injure
If the Self-Injurer Wants Treatment
What Not To Do
Self-Injury Awareness
Bibliography
Other Resources
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Introduction
This report will discuss three main questions: How many people self-injure, what are the problems a self-injurer faces, and why would someone self-injure. It will focus on self-injury in North America, as most of the statistics are American or Canadian. Self-injury is commonly split into three categories: psychotic, organic, and typical. The majority of self-injurers are in the typical category, so the report will focus on it. The following list gives a brief description for each category.
Psychotic: Self-injury that usually occurs during an extreme psychosis caused
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