• Inside The Mind Of Someone Who Fights Trichotillomania Every Day

    One year ago - By Elite Daily

    I'm pulling and I can't stop.
    I know what I'm doing. I'm acutely aware. I know what I'm doing and I know I'll hate myself later and it feels good and it helps quiet my mind and I can't fucking stop.
    Danil Nevsky
    Trichotillomania is endlessly maddening because I can't explain it to myself or to anyone else.
    I'm a logical, reasonable person and it makes no sense to me. Why would I continue to consciously do something that makes me miserable? Why can't I stop myself from a simple, stupid, repetitive action that means I will cringe at any mirror I pass for the next month or two?
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