Robin learns her way through trichotillomania childhood

Hi!

My name is Robin I`m 9 years old .

The reason I started pulling my hair out is when I quit chewing my nails for the first time when I was in bed. The next morning I needed to do something whith my hands so, naturally I started pulling out my hair.

I did it for months without mom knowing it. That was my big mistake! Then I told mom when I started to feel guilty. It was a BIG shock for her. Then I stopped for twenty something days then I started pulling again!

Later in the year when it was almost the end of my dad`s 47th birthday my grandma noticed a little bald spot on the top of my head! But that was then this is now and now my bald spot is almost gone!

Robin

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