I was scrolling through instagram and this girl posted a picture of her in the bath with visible self harm scars and the caption was "I wonder how quick I can turn these bubbles red. I wonder how thick the water will get"
Honestly what is the point of posting shit like that? I used to have a problem with cutting myself and it was honestly kind of triggering for me. So its certainly not helping people...
I have never posted a picture of my cuts going "Hey everyone look what i did to myself! look how unstable and depressed I am!" When I used to do it I didn't even want to show anyone at all.
Do people have a legitimate reason to post their cuts besides wanting attention?
Most Helpful Girl
Wow I'm really sorry that happened to you, I hope you're okay!! <3
I think probably she did want attention, as in she wanted someone to notice she was hurting probably. But that isn't an excuse for not putting trigger warnings.
Are you alright? Do you need some distractions or anything to help you feel better?1
Most Helpful Guy
It's like you said it's for attention and for self pity and maybe hoping someone cares2