Cutting can be habit forming. But then I thought about how lame it was to do something like that to myself for no good reason. But Gandhi was also a puritan and a misogynist who helped ensure that India remains one of the most sexually repressed nations on earth — and, by and large, a dreadful place to be born female. I guess part of me must have known it was a bad thing to do, though, because I always hid it. The first step is to get help with the troubles that led to the cutting in the first place.
For one thing, the relief doesn't last.
Women suffer from Gandhi's legacy
He led his country to freedom and helped destroy the British Empire. Emma's mom first noticed the cuts when Emma was doing the dishes one night. Or their coping skills may be overpowered by emotions that are too intense. Tia tried cutting because a couple of the girls at her school were doing it. But both can happen.