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I Abstained From Alcohol Since I Do Not Need It to Be Social

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    I recently almost died from alcohol poisoning and can't get over it. The last thing I remembered was running to the bathroom and just feeling like I was going to die. I kept saying...
    Cory45 Cory45 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    I hate this. Make the effort to go out and be social, but fail miserable. Then I get lonely and depressed. Love that I can be social on ep without the awkwardness
    BlueEyedFaye BlueEyedFaye 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I cant be consistent in my social interactions, sometimes i kill it and other times i suck. You can feel top of the world but then come crashing down, is there a way to be...
    PeaceAndCalm PeaceAndCalm 16-17, M Sep 12

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    Once someone told me that drugs could ease you out of all your troubles. I asked what if one wanted to fight back; what about Will Power and Determination? And then there was...
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F 9 Responses Sep 8

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    Heck, I don't even need Viagra. I'm as healthy as a horse even at this ripe age of 55. I still maintain myself. 40 years of martial arts practice, careful diet makes me as healthy...
    CoolDad59 CoolDad59 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm under 18 and I've been to the hospital 2 times. one time when i was 16 and one time 17. both from alcohol poisoning. i feel like no one respects me anymore and i am feeling...
    tryandkeepmovingon tryandkeepmovingon 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    So I'm a 17 year old guy, I dated this girl who's 19 around this time last year and fell completely in love with her last Christmas and New Years, around late January lots of...
    lano1996 lano1996 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    So I'm a 17 year old guy, I dated this girl who's 19 around this time last year and fell completely in love with her last Christmas and New Years, around late January lots of...
    lano1996 lano1996 18-21, M Sep 4

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    So I'm a 17 year old guy, I dated this girl who's 19 around this time last year and fell completely in love with her last Christmas and New Years, around late January lots of...
    lano1996 lano1996 18-21, M Sep 4

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    Yeah. Like I broke up with you last night... I left you, addicted to crack and destitute, the only beam of light in your world, you said. Then you told me you might jump off a...
    prettyprude prettyprude 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    My story is both simple and complicated at the same time, but I will try to explain it as best as I can. I claimed the title Straight Edge in 2012, but was drug and alcohol free...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The long and short of it, I was married 7 years to my alcoholic husband, divorced from him for 6 years and we recently remarried after he seemed to be clean and sober and dedicated...
    tracylpiatt tracylpiatt 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 14

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    'If You Love Someone with Alcoholic Parents' It's a great article by a blogger Amy Eden and all credit goes to her, absolutely, I don't mean to steal it, just to share because it...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M Sep 6

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    I've never been into drugs, but I realised I don't need alcohol to have fun when I became pregnant and couldn't have any haha. I used to always go into social situations thinking I...
    sgawlik sgawlik 26-30, F Sep 1

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    A member of my family stole from me. I'm usually not a push over although I'm generous. I haven't spoken to him since he did it. I love him. I'm angry. I'm disappointed in him for...
    Back2Sue Back2Sue 46-50, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Moe Farhat of Apple Tech Patterns has set up a good name in delivering Experienced Website design, web hosting and updating companies necessary to Strengthen a company's...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 15

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    My partner & I have been together for 11+ years and we have an 18mo old son. I had gastric bypass about 2 years ago and in the last year my drinking has rapidly increased. My...
    dietcoke4 dietcoke4 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    "Sometimes, I need to be right" Living with my father who is ACoA is a constant doubt about my thoughts, feelings, actions; constant doubt about what is reality. Yesterday, my mom...
    cureav cureav 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 17

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    The Christian missionaries who began arriving inside the late nineteenth century affected the islanders' notions of modesty. In 1919, a customer reported that Marshall Islands Gals...
    Jenipe Jenipe 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 19

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    I am a 27 year old woman, with a history of abusing various substances and quite impulsive behavior since my mid-late teen. Somehow managed to function quite well (good grades at...
    dovebailee dovebailee 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i moved back home not too long ago but am pretty much just looking after my dad day in and day out. i need to just vent somewhere about how angry and frustrated i am with my life...
    blue951 blue951 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    The main problem with social anxiety is a lack of connectivity with emotions, which leads to the inability to formulate a firm set of beliefs and consequently the inability to act...
    Close2You Close2You 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 16

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    Fauchard was the pioneer of dental prosthesis, and he uncovered numerous approaches to replace dropped teeth. He instructed that substitutes can be made from carved blocks of ivory...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    It's my first week of college. I'm starting from ground zero; my high-school friends aren't around to save me anymore. I never realized how hard it is to freaking talk to people...
    ihugcats ihugcats 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 4

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    What’s next for my sober life?? Since the excitement of my one year anniversary has finally faded, I am left feeling reflective and wondering where my life is headed next. So...
    Overwhelmed15 Overwhelmed15 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 21

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    When I was 11,everyone in our school had to be injected with something to keep us immune to certain diseases and when that day came,I was freaking out and telling myself that it...
    JoeyNight JoeyNight 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    Hi im new here... im not the one who has an alcohol problem but my boyfriend.. I would like to hear some advice from this forum.. because our relationship is really getting shakey...
    septemberlane septemberlane 36-40 1 Response Sep 2

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    My wife moved out in April and we were both fearing that our 3 kids would choose to stay with the other . They would go back and forth at first and that was fine. She is an...
    sdave9 sdave9 51-55, M Sep 4

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    I had a house party at mine last weekend. I don't know if I'm to crazy or today's generation of young adults just to boring. I mean I don't have anything against alcohol and drugs...
    freebirdOz freebirdOz 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    75 days sober. I had an emotional break down and thanks to a friend... Two amazing people on here. (They know who they are love love you guys) I finally realized I needed more help...
    mysticdragonlady mysticdragonlady 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    I stopped drinking alcohol about four years ago due to a conflict with my Parkinson's medication. Since then I realized that even without the medication conflict I won't be...
    LifeinWoodinville LifeinWoodinville 41-45, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    Lately, I've refused to take my medication at the onset of a migraine. They've come in waves near daily ranging from mild to severe. Anyway, the meds have they're own repercussions...
    sjmckstan sjmckstan 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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    Since middle school and before entering high school, this problem has caused me a lot of social pains. I have trouble socializing, even having conversations. My school grades...
    OperaG OperaG 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    Let the countdown begin…. ☺ Only NINE days away from my one-year anniversary has me in a rather reflective mood. I can’t help but sit back and think about the puzzle that...
    Overwhelmed15 Overwhelmed15 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 2

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    I have been really upset lately. My friends, they talk on and on and I listen. But when I talk, nobody's listening. I just need someone to talk to. I don't feel comfortable talking...
    Skxo Skxo 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I have always been strongly against drugs and drinking. Ever since health class in 5th grade when we first started talking about the dangers of alcohol and drugs, it scared me and...
    Samhopexo Samhopexo 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 8

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    I need help Struggling to stay away from the Booze It started in January this year when I went through a tough time Been turning to booze ever since Missed an important meeting...
    thedrunk1980 thedrunk1980 31-35, F 13 Responses 6 days ago

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    Basically, are there any tips for me to cram study ? My exams are next Thursday. I'm kinda worried about this finals because I am totally unprepared and also, the school decided...
    jonho10 jonho10 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I have many acquaintances who use drugs others alcohol I can't condemn them as it's their life, money and minds they are abusing or loosing. Quite honestly some are wealthy...
    onebrightday onebrightday 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 14

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    I am 18 and I have never had an interest in either. To further explain I do not believe that consuming drugs that dont harm those around you and alcohol is immoral. Rather the...
    mic112 mic112 18-21, M Sep 15

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    So many people think it is cool or normal to drink and do drugs these days when they go out or have fun. It worries me how normal this has actually become. If you’re not into...
    chloeforever chloeforever 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've been sober for 6 years. I love it. It has nothing to do with my own alcoholism (I'm not an alcoholic), but my father's... And the way alcohol negatively affects my brain. I...
    rainallthedays rainallthedays 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    Meaning "life is only for spiritual development and there is no other meaning and I think that's a frighthening thing because we come from a long long tradition that separates our...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M Sep 7

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    My life has been a journey. It's a lot like climbing a mountain. My first brother didn't get to start his climb, for he died at birth. Maybe he knew the tough road ahead and wanted...
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I am currently seeking therapy for it. It's strange to say that I have social anxiety because I am a private person, and I enjoy spending time by myself. However, there are times I...
    Close2You Close2You 26-30, M Sep 14

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    well, its not really a biggie or anything. but i lived with a roommate a few years ago. we werent best friends or anything, but we were friendly with each other and did a few...
    blue951 blue951 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Not all of my interactions with others go off like a contact bomb; nor is my whole social life a slow motion train wreck... But, god, is it hard to stop thinking so. I can be...