'He wanted to ruin my looks': A Sydney woman was stabbed with scissors 37 times 'by her ex'.

Warning: this post details a domestic abuse incident and may be triggering for some readers.

In the early hours of Friday morning, a 25-year-old woman was allegedly attacked by her ex-partner, who she says tried to “ruin her looks” by stabbing her with a pair of scissors 37 times.

The woman, who does not want to be named, has spoken to The Daily Telegraph from her intensive care bed in hospital, where she is still recovering from a terrifying assault.

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The woman is still recovering in hospital after the attack. Image via iStock.

"I thought I was going to die," the woman said of the moment her 29-year-old ex-partner allegedly broke into her Turrella home and attacked her.

"He attacked and started stabbing me and there was blood everywhere... I was screaming for help and I had to run into my flatmate's room."

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The woman said her partner, who police allege she had been trying to end her relationship with before the attack, also attempted to "pop" her breast implants.


"He tried to cut my nipple really seems like he has tried to ruin the way I look," she told The Daily Telegraph.

She describes the attack as "the worst moment of my life". She will need plastic surgery after she was left with devastating injuries.

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The woman was stabbed 37 times by her ex-boyfriend. Image via iStock.

The man has since been arrested and has been charged with attempted murder of the 25-year-old woman, along with breaking and entering, inflicting grievous bodily harm and wounding a person to cause grievous bodily harm.

The man was also charged with stalking and intimidation and assault occasioning actual bodily harm over another alleged attack on the same woman on March 22, which police say left her with a broken nose and black eyes.

If you or someone you know is in need of help, please call the National Sexual Assault, Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Service on 1800 RESPECT.