How to snap out of pulling trances?

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How to snap out of pulling trances?
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Do you know what I mean by " trances"? It's a feeling of being completely hypnotized into pulling so much so that hours can go by and it doesn't even feel like you're breathing. I've been plagued with trich for over 20 years and its definitely the worst it's ever been now. I've tried everything in terms of medication and therapy to no avail. Sometimes it even made it worse. At the end of my rope, what else can I do or try to get myself out of these trances? Thanks so much for your help and for responding.

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I have the same issue. Watching a movie for 2, 2.5 hours and pulling the entire time. Fully aware, but unable to resist the urge. I'd call it a "trance" as well. Can anyone suggest replacement behaviors that might help... thank you in advance.

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Ms. WMS,

Thank you so very much for responding! It's very rare to find someone who gets into the pulling trances as well. Most pullers have more self control I suppose: (....lucky. my trances can come as many as 50 times a day. Lasting up to a hour sometimes. Always when I'm alone but still terribly strong. I've tried everything for a replacement behavior (clearly none truly helping, Sadly) find that playing with silly putty or moving my fingers through a hair brush and pulling the bristles sometimes takes the edge off. I would love to talk to you more about this, please feel free to email me anytime at protzkok at Yahoo. Com