We started tearing up reading all of these entries. I am one of many!

I am 19 years old and we suck my thumb for a daily basis. It can help me personally rest and cope with anxiety, and I also’ve discovered that planning to university has managed to make it a lot more predominant. I have never ever attempted to stop, towards other stress coping methods, such as drugs or alcohol since I worry my addictive personality will draw me. To date i’ve experienced no bad impacts from ATS, minus getting braces into the grade that is ninth. While my loved ones understands and has no issue along with it, we be worried about having a boyfriend/girlfriend that will be surprised to uncover it.

Anon215344 Post 84

I am so glad this site was found by me. I will be 27 yrs. Old and I also have actually sucked my thumb as long as i will remember. I experienced a child blanket but that soon dropped aside and relocated onto a pillow situation to try out with. Ever since then we relocated onto a sheet and I also need certainly to play along with it to suck my thumb. I can not without one. We have never ever had braces and my teeth are not bad after all, which amazed my moms and dads. I really do have a little overbite but would youn’t?

It has been hidden by me since I became about 11. We stopped for a little whenever I ended up being 16, but quickly discovered myself carrying it out yet again. We have

My old boyfriend caught me carrying it out as soon as whenever I ended up being resting in which he stated it absolutely was adorable, and my ex that is previous hid it from him entirely. He previously no clue. I suppose it is simply an embarrassment element. It truly comforts us to read all those articles, to feel just like i am not the only one. It might suggest the entire world for me to possess my next boyfriend know, and start to become accepting about any of it without judgment.

I do not feel like i will conceal it any longer. It is whom i’m and I also should not feel ashamed.

Anon210304 Post 83

i am a 26 yr old that is additionally an ATS. I have already been drawing my thumb since delivery. My moms and dads attempted to make me personally quit, nonetheless it ended up being constantly therefore comforting and my method of making myself feel okay. In addition have actually my blanket I had since a kid, and hold it up always to my face whenever We suck my thumb. Ab muscles few who know that i really do it nevertheless are my sis and my boyfriend. Now i simply draw my thumb to greatly help me personally deal with the strain in life.

Anon208064 Post 82

i am a 31 12 months old mom of three and I suck my thumb for reasons of convenience primarily. I assume it might be force of habit to some extent it when I’m overtired because I instinctively insert. We hide it from a lot of people. I am not yes my mom, etc. Know. I am aware my kids are however they state absolutely absolutely absolutely nothing. Recently I told my boyfriend about this, that was quite difficult for me personally. I have never ever had that connection with somebody before where We truthfully thought it will be a good clear idea to carry it up.

My ex hated it and made certain I knew this. But this right time my thumb drawing ended up being met with fascination. He asked a couple of

anon206244 Post 81

i really do not smoke, take in, or do medications, but i have already been encouraged to have treatment by my main care physician because i will be a 32 12 months thumb that is old and also this just isn’t normal.

Funny though, within my lifetime of 32 years, We have lost two buddies who smoked to cancer tumors. We have lost three buddies to medication overdoses from leisure medication usage. And I also have lost family and friends to alcoholism. Yet these individuals are believed normal by experts and I also have always been the one which requires treatment?

To be completely truthful the advice from my medical practitioner may have already been affected by Fox Information’ Dr. Manny whom suggests ATS visitors to get treatment to quit. If you ask me it is

Could I respectfully suggest there are some other practices worse than ATS? Inform me when thumb sucking becomes since dangerous as cigarette smoking, because deleterious as ingesting, so when dangerous as medications. Please supply the physical human anatomy count of adult thumb suckers who’ve ‘succumbed into the thumb’ when these records happens therefore will my thumb!

Anon201531 Post 80

i am a 36 12 months female that is old nevertheless sucks her thumb. I have quit in past times simply to begin back up whenever I have always been stressed.

Anon200271 Post 79

I am 19 years old so I suck my thumb and. I have already been drawing my thumb since I have had been an infant and I also understand that you can find few individuals these days who suck their thumb. But we additionally require an item of soft cloth to rub back at my lips that are upper cheeks and I also thought I happened to be the only person to achieve that. I’m therefore happy to learn that I will be maybe not the only person.

Anon198491 Post 78

i am fifteen years of age and I also have actually sucked my thumb since I have had been a child. I can not ever draw my thumb unless i will be also using the curls in my own locks. I do believe it is a strange practice but i am comforted by the fact there are certainly others.