My Story (I'm New Here)
Hi everyone! I am new here. I started pulling in 4th grade when a family member was in a car wreck. I've had other tramatic events and pulling has always been my relief. There have been times I've stopped to get my eyelashes to grow back but I always relapse. I get so excited when they are long enough to wear mascara but once I start pulling again it really breaks my heart. I just want to be a girl who has long, beautiful eyelashes but I don't know how to get them to grow back thick and actually keep them. I would love to hear everyone's suggestions.
hey ! i have this really weird habit especially when i'm stressed( almost all the time) to scratch my face and hair. my skull has my scab now and i try to take them out because it's very ugly which just make my habit worse..any help please(i don't know if this is trico)
Hello! I'm new here and this is my first time posting. I found this group with the hope that I can gain insights to help my 15-yr-old daughter who not only pulls her own hair but also the fur, whiskers and eyebrows of our 3 cats. She pulls the cat hair that is "the wrong color" and does much damage to our poor cats' faces! Her therapist almost reported her for animal abuse. Therapy didn't seem to...
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
Trichotillomania is a horrible thing to have. It destroys your self esteem and confidence, It makes you a target of insults and bullying...And those are just some of the effects of having it. I pull out my top eyelashes and my eyebrows and I miss the feeling of lashes on my eyelids and being able to feel real eyebrow hair and not just bare skin covered up by eyebrow pencil. I long for the feeling...