I consistently pick hairs from my face(moustache,beard) hands,etc. I usually use tweezers or even my teeth. Sometimes I even dig into the skin to get there hair out until my OCD/stress is at rest. It leaves scars. I use to do it at home,but it spread into my work life. I'm currently on medical leave. I'm exhausted and stressed and I just want to go back to normal. If I pick one hair on my hand, I immediately go to another. I can spend hours in front of a mirror plucking and scaring myself. Which is why I covered the mirror(which helps a little). But there's millions of other things. I just want to make sure there's a light at the end of the tunnel.
I've been a picker for some years now. I was abused physically as a kid that caused me mental anguish that I haven't worked through yet. I was able to stop picking for a long while but in the last 8 years I started picking again but in a much more aggressive manner. My husband has made it clear to me tonight that he is disgusted by my picking and that I'm starting to look like an old bald man. I...