By the way: Humor is a great way for a lot of people to cope with their skin-picking compulsions, but if you found a lot of things in this post a little too relatable, you might want to look into ways to take care of yourself. So, here are some quick resources, just in case:
You might want to read more about dermatillomania (a disorder that causes people to repetitively touch, rub, scratch, pick at, or dig into their skin in ways that result in physical damage). While you’re there, you can check out their resources and information on how to get treatment.
You might also want to check out these strategies our readers use to keep from picking their skin.