Hey everyone, so I just found this website so I thought I would check and see how it was. I am 21 and have been living with trick for about 10 years now. Iv tried many different ways to stop pulling, some worked better than others but nothing iv found really helps long term. In the 10 years the longest iv ever gone without pulling was a few months in which time I was super happy but then it started again. At one point I decided I couldn't handle the bald spots anymore and shaved my head completely. This was really liberating but am now trying to grow it back out and keep needing to cut it bc it's all different lengths. I want my long hair back. Ok I think this is long enough of a post. I know I'm not the only person dealing with this. I would love to hear how everyone has been dealing with this. :)
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...