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Old 01-10-2019, 09:18 PM #1
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Is there any coping skills for head banger? I head bang as self harm
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I used to bang my head when I felt particularly horrible and out of control. Care to share what is going on?
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Never mind, Buffy. I just read your post about your job on the previous page. I think I know why you feel like banging your head. Please don't punish yourself for what some idiot has done. It sucks! It 's awful!!!!
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It a punishment.
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It a punishment.
Banging your head is a punishment of yourself, you mean?
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Is there any coping skills for head banger? I head bang as self harm
You know, Buffy, it just occurred to me that when I used to bang my head my husband (who is normally very loving and supportive) would calmly tell me to stop or he would leave the house. I knew he meant it.

That's how I stopped. Just came back to me. And if, God forbid, he wasn't here with me, I could still see him saying that to me in his calm, loving way and I'd probably stop. ((((((HUGS))))))
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Can you bang your head against a pillow instead of something hard? I'm sorry if that seems like a lame question, but I've done it, and it was helpful to me. Kit
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Can you bang your head against a pillow instead of something hard? I'm sorry if that seems like a lame question, but I've done it, and it was helpful to me. Kit
That actually sounds like a really good idea.
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Yes! Thanks what I mean!
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You know, Buffy, it just occurred to me that when I used to bang my head my husband (who is normally very loving and supportive) would calmly tell me to stop or he would leave the house. I knew he meant it.

That's how I stopped. Just came back to me. And if, God forbid, he wasn't here with me, I could still see him saying that to me in his calm, loving way and I'd probably stop. ((((((HUGS))))))
I don't have anyone to emotionally support me.
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