Yes I Have and I am Glad I Did.
Yes I have and I am glad that I did. When I was 13 I first began to cut and starve myself. It took me almost 2 years to be able to tell a friend. Once I told her and A couple other girls on my volleyball team I felt better. I was suprised at their support and willingness to help me. It felt so good and they gave me the confidence to tell and adult. The next day I did and it was the best thing I have ever done. Slowly and surely with the help of this adult I am beging to build up my self confidence stop cutting and other self distructive behaviors. It is really amazing what a good support system can do. It may have taken almost 14 years to feel like I am worth something but I am glad that I finally have. TElling someone is one of the hardest thing I have ever done. Almost harder than the actual act but it is the best thing that I could ever do. It is amazing how much more life it has given me now that I feel free from this. I am still hopeing to finally make day 100 but when I do it will be amazing.
Person [female, age 15, began to SI at 13, high school student]