Wow, how do I start?
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 of not having sore eyelids when I open my eyes first thing in the morning. Words just can not describe how much I hate having this. I probably sound really dramatic and silly right now, but you know what? That's apart of all the small things and frankly doesn't matter
I'm posting on here because I want to express how I feel about this. Expressing how you feel is much healthier than keeping your thoughts trapped inside of you. It also helps you cope. What I'm really trying to say to: let it all out! That's what this place is for, right?
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 everyone im new to this page and to cut long story short i am actually considering planning group meetings outside of your comfort zone to talk about your feelings to complete strangers, going to a park sitting in a circle and discussing your symtopms ? Would anyone be interested in becoming apart of this? I am located in melbourne Australia. Pls comment below if anyone would like to join...
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