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6 Years by Sirnoma 6 Years by Sirnoma
Before I get hate comments, I'd like to point out that none of these are new. I am not trying to get attention, nor am I trying to gain sympathy.

I used to self harm, it lasted a total of 6 years, and as of September 16th 2012 (My birthday) I am clean of wounds.
I'm putting this out there for all these young and beautiful/handsome people who have gorgeous skin, I know things are hard. But I'm proof that there can be change made. You just can't give up on yourself. It takes time, but you can stay strong if you keep trying your best.
These scars that are showing in this photo are now over 2 years old. I have used Vitamin E, Mederma, And a load of other lotions cremes and products meant for scars.. They don't fade.. Please, before you destroy your body like I did, think about this. You don't need to hurt yourself, things can get better.
Stay strong Beautiful/Handsome :heart:
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IzzyMcShizzy Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014
This is so sad...
:,/

-Iz 
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mydragonzeatyou Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That is a lot of scars. 

I'm glad you stopped!
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AngryBliss Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013
Thanks for sharing, I am sorry that you went through a time in your life where you inflicted the negative upon yourself. Stay Strong!
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AlmostIronic Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
I do like this picture, but I have one big problem with it; the quality. It's very poor and it takes away a lot of strength, the bracelet should be more readable for it gives more depth to the photograph.
I'm sorry for the criticism :(
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AngryBliss Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013
I don't think the quality of the photo is really of that importance here...
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AlmostIronic Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
I think it is, it could have been more powerful if it had been sharper. But that is just my opinion.
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AngryBliss Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
Thanks for sharing your opinion with me:)

I actually think the content of the image is way more important then resolution technicalities in this photo. I like the graininess of the photo, its a raw powerful snapshot of a very personal moment in time. I like the imperfectness of this photo. It is more real, but that is just me.
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Sirnoma Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013
Thank you <3
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Sirnoma Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
I know >.< I didn't really care, I used an ipod, it was originally just for instagram until someone told me to post it to DA, oh well.. It's the thought that counts I suppose
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DangerDan13 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013   General Artist
You could always do it again, i think the grainy quality somehow suits it lol.
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AngryBliss Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
I agree:)
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DangerDan13 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013   General Artist
You're not any less beautiful, you may have alot of regret when you see your scars but they show that you have felt alot of deep emotions, someone who feels is a thing of beauty. Your wounds are a symbol if your humanity in a way. Self inflicted battle scars, emotions rising to the surface, whatever you want to call them, they are something I couldn't look upon with any disgust, you're something more than most with no scars, I can say it with certainty because of your long caption. Don't put yourself down about it, if you do. I've used something called 'bio oil' on some of mine and its the best thing I've tried, only worked on minor scars but yeah.
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Sirnoma Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
Thank you so much. That means soo much to me. :heart: I never really thought of it that way, I'm trying not to put myself down, but dealing with judgement from others takes its toll on my self esteem >.<
And I will look into the Bio Oil, thank you for that ^_^
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DangerDan13 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013   General Artist
No problem, I'm glad it meant something :) Being judged for that kind of thing really sucks yeah, most people are just plain stupid and shallow though. Stay strong :) Check out some of my photos if you're bored :p
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Ziad1994 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
be strong :heart:
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Sirnoma Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
I will :heart: Thank you
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Ziad1994 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Student Digital Artist
u welcome , take care :heart:
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MEGBlue Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Professional General Artist
Your image is a testimony to your strength...... be well....
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Sirnoma Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
Thank you ^_^
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infinite-graphics Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
good stuff keep it clean :)
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Sirnoma Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
Thank you c:
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infinite-graphics Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
Anytime :)
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OlixWolf Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
It pains me to see that. I used to cut, too. Not as severely as that, but I do have light scarring from the last time I've done it. I have severe depression and anxiety... I've been in and out of the metal ward twice, and I take meds daily. Sometimes I feel hopeless. I have a very low self-esteem.

Please talk to me if you ever feel upset. I can be here for you. I know what it's like to feel alone. I really, really do.
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Sirnoma Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
I understand almost exactly where you are coming from, Thank you for the offer, I will for sure take that opportunity ^_^ Thank you for the support, it means a lot to me <3 And same to you, feel free to come to me if you need anything at all, or just someone to talk to ^_^ :heart:
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MetalAngel1234 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
Baka ! Everybody have problems it dont make you cool or make you feel better. you are just hurting yourself.cutting just make u look week so #1 love your self #2 FUCK what other ppl say #3 be happy you are living because life is 1 hell of a great thing. ^_^
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mexicats Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
wow, ignorant.
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MetalAngel1234 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013
y is that ignorant
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mexicats Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013

Baka !
How on earth does calling her an idiot make anything better?

Everybody have problems it dont make you cool or make you feel better. you are just hurting yourself.
That's right, everybody has problems. Some just deal with them
differently to others. It's not something someone does to look cool
and it actually can make you feel better for a short period of time
(not that I would recommend it EVER). If you haven't done it
you wouldn't know what it feels like.

cutting just make u look week
*weak.
Again, everyone has different coping methods.
Every scar tells a story, I don't know hers but I do know that
she has fought a 6-year long battle with herself and she's won.
She's self-harm free and that's an achievement in its self.
That doesn't make her weak in any way whatsoever.

so #1 love your self #2 FUCK what other ppl say #3 be happy you are living because life is 1 hell of a great thing. ^_^
These things are easier said than done. You can keep telling
yourself these things over and over but it doesn't mean you're
ever going to believe them. Everybody has struggled to do these
things at one time or another, I'm sure you have even had this
trouble at times so don't be such a hypocrite.
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MetalAngel1234 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013
U win 4 now i have work 2 do
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mexicats Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013
Um, alright?
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MetalAngel1234 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013
of what?
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mexicats Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013
you're not making sense.
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Sirnoma Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
._. Did you just call me an idiot?
And I can't tell if you're saying this to be ignorant to me or not.. So I'm just gonna leave it at that.. I'm confused >.<
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YorukoChikokoro Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Student Digital Artist
That's sad :( But I'm proud of you for pulling through all of it. :D

I currently get depressed though sadly. Although I have never self-harmed, I do have thoughts of suicide, but I don't think I'll ever do it. So when I'm depressed I do things to distract myself so I don't end up doing anything I'll regret.
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Sirnoma Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
Thats good you can distract yourself! <3
I'm sorry you get down sometimes.. I know you don't even know me, but if you ever want someone to talk to, I'll always be here :heart: :heart:
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YorukoChikokoro Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Yeah I always try to find stuff that cheers me up. Watching anime, PewDiePie or Cry videos on YouTube, drawing, whatever will work. I also like to pray to God when I'm depressed and sometimes it actually works :)
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Sirnoma Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
^_^ Thats great!! <33
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YorukoChikokoro Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Yep :) I'm hoping when I move out I'll get depressed less often though. I tend to be really sensitive and when my parents yell at me is when I get depressed the most. So it'll be good to get away from them and instead be surrounded by friends and have to freedom to be myself :)
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Sirnoma Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
I know exactly what you mean! I have that problem with my parents as well. I wish the best of luck to you! I hope you cheer up a bit, I hate hearing that someones depressed :c Hopefully things with your friends will make things better, I'm sure they will c:
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YorukoChikokoro Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Student Digital Artist
:) Course I think it's a bit strange that my favorite type of art/stories are the depressing, dark, suicide-type ones.....
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Sirnoma Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
o.o That is exactly what I like
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destreydevine Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
congrats! more than a few of us have been there, and we all come out of it, the lucky ones do noone deserves to feel that was i have my share of scars and now i cover with tattoo's because, i realized how foolish i was for letting such trivial things mark my soul such, much love and glad you are clean of wounds
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Sirnoma Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
^-^ Thank you <3
I plan to get as much as I can covered, but it's hard to find people willing to do it over so much scar tissue >.<
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destreydevine Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
oh trust me i know i've finally found an artist willing, to cover the words carved in my flesh, and it hurts more than the cuts ever did, but i feel it is worth it in the long run, if i can overcome that pain the pain of my mistakes i believe that i should be able to overcome anything
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Sirnoma Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
That's great! I'm hoping to find someone soon, and like you said, I've heard it hurts extremely bad, but I'm willing to do it. You're so strong ^-^ I admire you <3
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destreydevine Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
haha i'm nothing to admire, just used to be young and stupid, like hedley, i'm glad i did it all when i was young instead of my age now because well i'd just feel silly, haha
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Sirnoma Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
Well I think you are!
I'm glad you stopped, not to be a creep but you're too cute to be doing all that crap. You're an amazing person ^-^ And, well yeah. I dunno what else to say..
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destreydevine Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
haha my mother just beat me down for being different and well bisexual, so i got called a lot of names by her, by 13 i caved and started cutting those words into myself and well because of the town i lived in at the time it was mostly chav's and jocks no place for a kid who wore skinny jeans and long hair and spaced ears and lip rings haha, so basically i had nothing at all not even my own mother but was forced to endure her verbal and physical abuse but i came out strong and once i was 16 she screwed it up and the cops made me a legal adult so i could live on my own
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Sirnoma Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
omg, that is horrible :heart: :c I'm so sorry..
I haven't brought up the sexuality thing with my family.. I know they wouldn't approve, they already don't like most of what I do.
In 2010 the court took over and I became a ward of the state, I don't know if that was good or bad, but I was sent to a lock down facility until a few months before my 16th birthday, sadly my parents regained their rights to me, and I'm stuck here. As soon as possible I'm going to leave.
I can't believe you got through all of that and have stayed as strong as you are, you're amazing, really. <3
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lordphelpsiphe Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013   General Artist
Beautiful words. No hate here.
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