Originally Posted by: fuzzb0x
it may be an idea to try out a few types of picks, makes and thickness to see if you find one that is easier to use.
This worked for me when I started. I had a preference for finger strumming, and when I mildly cut my index finger I had to let the pick take over. I used a light one at first and now a medium.
You might just need to relax your hand a little........and get used to it :-)