I have had trich for 17 years, and for the first time I do not feel alone in describing what I do. I am mainly a scalp puller, but I also search for ingrown hairs all over my body, and try to get them with tweezers. I just end up mutilating my legs, armpits, scalp, privates, etc. After a really bad pulling/picking session, I throw the tweezers away, but then go to Walmart and just buy some more!!!! TWEEZERS ARE EVIL! Any advice on what to do? I have no willpower and have just accepted this as a part of me, and so has my husband. But I do want to stop!! Help!!!
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