Uncategorized

“Why Can’t I Stop Hurting Myself?” 12 Thoughts about That.

Discussing Dissociation

.

So why is it so hard to stop self-injury?

I mean, there are pages and pages of good distraction techniques out there in the world. Fifty really good ideas were mentioned in previous blog posts. Shouldn’t that be enough to make it stop?

For many people, it is not.

Why is it so very very difficult to change self-destructive behavior? Why do people hurt themselves?

“Why can’t I stop hurting myself?”

I’ve been asked that a million times, if I’ve been asked that once.

I don’t think there is one simple answer for that. In fact I know there is not one simple reason. There are more likely to be 100 different reasons, probably more. Self injury goes much deeper than the surface behavior.  The roots go deep into  family patterns, learnings, and thinking processes.

My best guess is that the thinking for Self-Injurers varies some from…

View original post 1,903 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s