Trichotillomania (Hair Pulling) Support Group

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Hi, i'm almost 15 years old and i have been pulling since i was 8. what is everyone's ways of coping or stopping?? ive tried everything 

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Jen1234
Jen1234

I haven't found a way to stop yet but have noticed watching videos of people who have beat trich can help and ever since I joined this site I haven't been pulling as much. I'm not sure if it's from reading other stories or sharing how I feel but its helping.
maddds.p
maddds.p

I recently started pulling again after not pulling for about 6-8 months. I've had trich since I was in 3rd grade and I'm not in 10th. I meditate a lot(I'm Buddhist) and I braid my boyfriends long hair, I pull the hair from pipe cleaners, and I'm buying one of those rings that twist so I can have something else that's just always on me
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