So much stress. I need opinions.

ChrisH1551's picture

So, my mom found my scars. It was a mix of crying and yelling on her part, some disappointment, and quiche making. But that was like, 3 days ago. Then she said that if she found more, I'd have to see a therapist counselor person. Today, she said she thought it best if I saw one anyways. She asked me if I'd talk to them if she found one, and I told her I'd have to think about it.

So I really don't know. I don't think I need a counselor, but on the other hand, I think it would be nice just in case. So I need some opinions. If you were in my position, what would you do? x3

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jeff's picture

I think...

If you still have any plans to cut, or think it might happen again, a counselor is a good idea.

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"You can judge the whole world on the sparkle that you think it lacks" - Dawes, When My Time Comes (http://youtu.be/Z0FrcTX6hWI)

ChrisH1551's picture

I don't think I should see

I don't think I should see one just because of the cutting, I tend to have anger problems, and issues with friends and family, as well as my random...(thinking of a word here)...moments, or so, of depression, and then I'm back to normal.
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stillgotlegs's picture

All the more reason to see

All the more reason to see one, right?

They probably wont just explore the cutting on its own, they'll want to know about what triggers it, or causes it, what helps you stop before you do it on occasion. Seems like you just gave a long list of stuff that would come up.

There's no shame in going to a counsellor :)
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jeff's picture

Exactly...

The cutting is a shitty solution to your problems. The counselor can help you find better ones, or how to not let it build to that point at all.

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"You can judge the whole world on the sparkle that you think it lacks" - Dawes, When My Time Comes (http://youtu.be/Z0FrcTX6hWI)

anarchist's picture

I don't understand cutting.

I used to read emo poems all the time, so I get that it's a horrible addiction, but I don't get what makes people get the idea.

stillgotlegs's picture

Just like straight people

Just like straight people find it hard to understand homosexuality.

It seems like a good idea at the time, it's all just short term stuff. There's something a little gratifying about it in the heat of the moment.
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“Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?”

Dracofangxxx's picture

it IS really fucking stupid,

coming from someone who knows. And we know that it's dumb. But we all have our reasons, I guess.

A lot of reasons for it though is people want visible things for people to see/find and wonder why they're hurting. It's a cry for attention, without putting a big sign on yourself going "I AM HURTING".

So yeah
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That's redick!

MaddieJoy's picture

I would go to the therapist.

I would go to the therapist. You don't want the cutting to end in suicide or accidental infection or anything.
I know this girl at my theatre who has a bunch of old scars on her arms, but now she's super cool and designs all the makeup and stuff. So maybe if you go to a therapist they can help you get not depressed and be really successful!

"It's a helluva start, knowing what makes you happy."
--Lucille Ball

radiosilence95's picture

A therapist could help you

A therapist could help you resolve the issues that led you to cut, not the cutting itself. And that's a much more permanent solution, treating the cause rather than the effect. Sure, you're not cutting anymore, but were the reasons for your cutting ever resolved?

If not, then a therapist would be a good choice. It's kinda hard to find one that's perfect for you, but once you find one that you like talking to, it really helps. With pretty much anything and everything. You can just sit there and rant about anything you want.