It causes so much anxiety to be in constant worry if everyone notices your bald spots or not. I pull my eyelashes and sometimes my eyebrows. I am off at college now and I have started to share with a few people that I have Trichotillomania. It actually feels relieving and I find it easier to risk people judging me for what I have told them about myself, than have to constantly think "do they know?" It's easy now because it opens more opportunities so that when I have urges that I can talk to a variety of people who can help me through this. It's hard to do it alone.... just a thought
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Hi, My name is Sam and I'm new to this group. I am 23 and have had trich since I was 12. Over the years I have tried many times to stop, however it's only this past year that I have started to research ways of stopping, and have been really determined to do it. I plan on doing so with a combination of understanding, will-power, exercise, trying the John Kender diet, and seeing a therapist. I love...
This looks like the group I need to be a part of. I am committed to stopping. My thanks to Crzychick (sorry if I got it wrong, I don't want to navigate away from this page) for the support and strength. The article on hair regrowth has me trembling in my boots, and more determined than ever. As an introduction to myself, I have pasted my first journal entry here:I have pulled since I was 9...