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by icandothis
Sat Sep 17, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: Best of S.P.O.M.
Topic: being told you're beautiful
Replies: 54
Views: 12801

Re: being told you're beautiful

I can totally relate lone wolf! Thank you for your response here. Especially re: I struggle to communicate my thoughts and feelings in a healthy way because I don't know how to put it into words a lot of the time. Or because I don't know why I feel the way I do. Im with you. My friend texted me yest...
by icandothis
Sat Sep 17, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: Best of S.P.O.M.
Topic: what to do with my fingers?
Replies: 20
Views: 8802

Re: what to do with my fingers?

I find that even rolling sand between my fingers is a pleasurable texture/sensation that is similar to the process of skin picking. If you're near a beach or can get some sand from a park, try it. Something I've also tried is to allow myself to touch a zit or bump on my skin - and stay there, WITHOU...
by icandothis
Sat Sep 17, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: Best of S.P.O.M.
Topic: The excuses I make for picking.
Replies: 53
Views: 12142

Re: The excuses I make for picking.

Its like a self-cleansing mode I go into. After experiencing stress or exhaustion, I check out and graze/scan my body with my fingers. It seems like out of some unawareness. - Like a past time. If I see or feel one, I think I'm helping myself by fixing myself. If I just get this one, it'll heal fast...
by icandothis
Sat Sep 17, 2016 3:52 pm
Forum: Best of S.P.O.M.
Topic: Does anyone pick at body parts other than the face?
Replies: 87
Views: 18692

Re: Does anyone pick at body parts other than the face?

Yes! I have moved to all different parts of my body: arms, legs, back - along spine, shoulders, neck, scalp, chest, and sometimes belly area.
by icandothis
Sat Sep 17, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: Best of S.P.O.M.
Topic: LIST 3 THINGS YOU WOULD RATHER DO THAN PICK
Replies: 43
Views: 9493

Re: LIST 3 THINGS YOU WOULD RATHER DO THAN PICK

1. I would rather make a drawing.

2. I would rather make a sculpture.

3. I would rather run my fingers through my lovers curly hair.
by icandothis
Sun Sep 04, 2016 10:31 am
Forum: Best of S.P.O.M.
Topic: I pick, therefore I am?
Replies: 21
Views: 5728

Re: I pick, therefore I am?

WOW - Im a little late to this discussion, but I SO APPRECIATE all of the candidness and honesty written here. It is not easy to dig up all this stuff.I can relate to EVERY SINGLE ONE OF YOU. This thing is multi layered. I am realizing how far back this habit goes for me too. And I am so embarrassed...
by icandothis
Sun Sep 04, 2016 3:10 am
Forum: Best of S.P.O.M.
Topic: Help us learn all we can about this condition.
Replies: 249
Views: 57709

Re: Help us learn all we can about this condition.

ethnicity: caucasian sex: female age:32 age when you started picking: my face, I was 14, but i remember picking my ears and nose when I was very young - maybe 6 or 7. In a relationship: no Medications? : none Products you have tried- and were they successful? facial cleansers, scrubs, exfoliating my...

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