AnnaLynne McCord is opening up about her previous coping mechanisms ensuing from childhood trauma.
The 90210 alum mirrored on her experiences throughout an episode of the Call Her Daddy podcast, sharing that she was “abusive to herself.” The 33-year-old actress defined that she engaged in self-harm prior to now and entered a romantic relationship that had features of BDSM.
“I used to be opening up Pandora’s field sexually with out consciously figuring out why I’d like these items, why they could flip me on the way in which they did,” she stated. “As a result of our lovely brains that put ache and pleasure collectively to attempt to assist us, ended up conserving me in a physique that might go on to abuse herself for a really very long time. A giant a part of BDSM for me was simply attempting to really feel something in my physique in any respect.”
“I simply stopped feeling ache,” she continued. “The self-harming began simply because I could not really feel something. The extent of torture that I went by way of as a baby that I now keep in mind was so horrific that my mind stated no, she will’t really feel, so we’re gonna shut off feeling.”