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ducky200318 posted:
I use to be on here alot forever ago. I dont know if anyone remembers me but I need alittle help, i have a new diagnosis of borderline personality disorder and its fits i think i just need help im trying to use my DBT skills and use the EMDR to stop the urges to cut but they are there and growing stronger. can anyone help?
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bpcookie responded:
Hey Ducky honey, its so good to see you again. I have borderline personality disorder also, but I dont have the urge to cut, so Im not much help. Im so sorry sweetie. big hugs
 
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slik_kitty responded:
good to see you again ducky. i don't have bpd, but i am a self harmer and understand all too well fighting those urges. here are some things you can try. hold an ice cube very tightly in your hand. take a red marker and draw where you want to cut, instead of cutting there. although try it with a marker that isn't permanent, lol. put a rubber band around your wrist, and any time you feel the urge, snap it. good luck. also, come on here and talk if you feel the urge again and maybe we can help. there is a self harm board on webmd. i can't remember if you were over there too before.


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