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Old 06-15-2008, 04:48 PM   #4
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Sacramento, California, USA
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Re: pull out pubic hair

Originally Posted by natralgal4life View Post
does anyone have ideas why i pull out my pubic hair?
I do the same thing. I used to pull out my scalp hair, as well as biting nails, tearing at my cuticles until they bled, and other skin picking. Pulling out my hair is called Trichotillomania. I am also a hoarder, with only a trail to my bed, bath, and closet to get through my mess. It was a relief to finally have it all diagnosed. I have hope now that I can reduce my behaviors through medication and therapy. Nothing could be done until I admitted my behaviors to my doctor and sought help. Once I got over the shame and embarrassment, I found my doctor was very helpful, compassionate, and interested in my getting help.