It has to leave a
physical mark and it has to stay for at least a week or
it’s not self harm. If you snap a rubber band to your
wrist, it’s not self harm. If you don’t use a
blade, it’s not self-harm. If you’re not physically
bringing a blade across your skin, it’s not self harm. If
you don’t cut your wrists, it’s not
above is complete bullsh.t.
The thing that pi.sses
me off most is when people make “rules” for
what’s self-harm and what’s not. Like okay, just
seriously, look at the word. Self-Harm. Harm you inflict on
yourself purposely. That’s what it is.
If you scratch your legs purposely, it’s self-harm. If
you use a rubber band, it’s self-harm. If you purposely
burn yourself, it’s self harm. If you starve, it’s
self-harm. If you use the point on a compass, it’s
self-harm. If you make yourself throw-up, it’s self-harm.
If you purposely harm yourself, it’s
Stop dismissing people who are in mental pain because they
don’t take a blade to their wrists. Just effing