#depression #selfharm A bandage.When you cut too deep, you need a bandage. It will stop the bleeding.But a bandage is a temporary treatment and you don’t need it.You need something that will last forever. A bandage can stop the bleeding but it won’t stop all those thoughts. It won’t stop your suffering. It will heal your cuts but won’t heal you.I don’t need a bandage. My blood can keep pouring, I know I’ll be recovered only when I don’t have another reason to cut ever again.
Women Behind Bars: Jane Evelyn Atwood Scene from a Czechoslovakian prison. The scars are not the result of genuine suicide attempts but of regular self-mutilation – a problem more common among female prison populations than male populations.
(Open rp, be him?) We're watching a movie, when my best friend throws some popcorn at me, as he giggles. I throw a piece at him, accidentally causing my sleeve to fall down. "What's this?" He asks, pulling my sleeve further up. "Let go." I tell him, not wanting him to see the cuts. The cuts, which are the result of my life.