Originally Posted by shrimp88
I don't get it after 3 years!!! I just now feel like i am back at square one and all the work and time i have spent trying to fix myself was worthless. does anyboday have any suggestions/tips/ideas because obviously mine arent working for me anymore...
It is extremely frustrating to fall back into old behaviors after not doing so for such a long time! I've been there myself. Try not to feel that you have to start from square one though. It was not worthless. Sometimes we relapse, and this is the hardest most complicated thing to understand.
If you have started back into self injuring and need support , than going into therapy can help you discuss your feelings safely . It is better to talk about things and get it out verbally then keep it inside , and then direct it onto oneself.
People self harm for different reasons, it's personal and it means something to that person.
My reasons are not the same as it is for you, ect. I will tell you the Self injury came back many, many years after I thought it was over for me. I never ever dreamed that I'd do it again.