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  • 25-34_f_w_h3_f2
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    I hope you're not thinking about that when you resort to self-harm, it's as if you've let the others win with their homophobia. We have to be strong not just for ourselves, but others in our situation too. Train to love yourself more than you dislike the pain others cause you.

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  • 17-24_f_w_h2_f1
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    No but self-harm is not always because of one reason. There is always an underlying reason that causes a person to self-harm. It's like a bad way to cope with the pain we feel. It's bad because it's only a temporary solution and doesn't help- we're not really coping as much as trying to block out the pain. If homophobia is making you want to hurt yourself then you need to learn to cope with it, to face it in a way that strengthens you. It's not easy but it can be done. Get help where you can and of course we are here to help you as well.

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  • I don't mean to sound cruel at all and if I do forgive me, but how exactly does cutting yourself helps with "homophobic" people ? Does it make them more tolerant ? Nope, it only adds salt to injury for your situation. Appreciate yourself more and rise above those who disrespect who you are which means do not hurt your beautiful self for whatever reason neither physically nor emotionally. We sure will get hurt as we live but let others take care of that at least we always learn a lesson when others hurt us but we should not by any means damage ourselves on purpose instead we should take good care of us.

    • 25-34_f_w_h3_f2
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      Exactly

      yourself, don't harm yourself. If someone hurts you, don't hurt yourself more. Protect yourself from further abuse by being confident and loving.

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    • 17-24_f_w_h3_f4
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      i used to self harm because i was abused by my father and classmates for being who i am , but not anymore

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  • 12-16_m_w_h2_f3
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    I used to cut my self with a Razer and sometimes a needl and it actually helped it makes my brain focus more about the pain in my hand then the pain in my heart...

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