used to it - what to do?

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used to it - what to do?

hi all! i have had this condition since teens (i'm well into my 30s now) and i've been to therapy and it didnt work for me long term.
i still pull, though what therapy really did for me was removing the shame and understanding i'm not alone with this. i no longer feel freakish

the negative side of it is i learned to live with it and i came to terms with it. so no longer bothered by it enough to really make an effort and stop

kind of a catch, aint it?

well just wanted to put it out here, if anyone has some thoughts, please share!

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Joined: 11/23/2014 - 22:57
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Hi Nohat,

Thanks for sharing your experience with the forum. It is great that you have learned to let go of the shame associated with this condition. Certainly this is a chronic condition that is never cured but rather managed. It certainly would be interesting to hear others' thoughts on this.