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Do you bite your nails?

  • Yes.

    Votes: 15 36.6%
  • No.

    Votes: 18 43.9%
  • No, but used to.

    Votes: 8 19.5%
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Just curious :)

Also, if so... why do you think you do?
If you used to, and have stopped, how'd you stop?

If, and only if, you're an INFP, can you vote here as well?

Thank you :)
 

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Anxiety says yes, I say no. On and off basically. I go a year without, then start for a month, then get angry at myself and stop again. :p
 

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I used to bite them. But now I have clippers and I hate the uneven feeling that comes from biting them.
 
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INTJ - don't, never have
my husband, an INTP does and always has.

My daughter does, but my son doesn't.
 

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No, but I used to grind my teeth and three of my upper front teeth are chipped because of it.
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I used to have to wear a bit when I slept.
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Also, I sometimes chew my cuticles, but not for neurotic reasons. Just to get rid of excess flesh.
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I used to bite my nails, but now I pick hangnails, which have a satisfying tinge of pain with them.

I know that's bad and neurotic etc. etc. But I do it without even thinking about it.
 

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It's actually never been one of my habits. I've always found it rather gross.
 

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I used to, but I hated it when I cut too deep with my teeth, so I stopped.

It's not because of anxiety or anything that I used to bite my nails. It was really a mix of boredom and laziness. When I had nothing to do, I'd check my nails and then realize they needed cutting but was too lazy to grab a nail clipper so I just used the next best thing. My teeth.
 
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