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

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    Hey, I'm really glad that this group exists. I have avoidant personality disorder and social phobia is an important part of it. I feel like I'm worthless and I'm terrified of being...
    xForgottenOne xForgottenOne 18-21, F Feb 14

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    I am creating this group as a serious support launchpad. This is a group which will be accessible to anyone, regardless of age, gender, affluence, religion or political affiliation...
    tugboatcaptain tugboatcaptain 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    I don't even know where to begin with. My dad has been an alcoholic since him and my mother's whole entire marriage which I'd say, 27 years?I couldn't just imagine the pain my...
    marebare303 marebare303 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Why do I do this to myself? It's been about 54 hours since I've had my last drink. The withdrawal symptoms are beginning to fade and, of course, I'm feeling lonely and miserable...
    Mokiba Mokiba 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    This is the first place I have found where people's experiences sound even vaguely familiar.my dad just died a few days ago at 57. I ghink he had been an alcoholic since a very...
    hols84 hols84 26-30, F Feb 21

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    I was going through Facebook the other day, looking at the profiles of the people who bullied me through highschool. The people who ruined my life and utterly destroyed me. In the...
    BloodRose96 BloodRose96 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    10. Seasonal alter may cause hair to shed. If itR17;s just starting to warm up in which you are That could be a contributing issue at the same time.three. Endeavor to reduced cat...
    Jim738v4hf7 Jim738v4hf7 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    I came from an all girls high school and my family it's pretty particular about me hanging out with guys during middle school, so I don't really had a chance to hang out with guys...
    unnamedlady79 unnamedlady79 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    My fiance is an alcoholic. We have a child together and he is a wonderful father to my older son. He is funny, charming, loving, and a liar. I hate the lies. The lies are the...
    blaketrevor0608 blaketrevor0608 31-35, F Feb 15

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    I was 14 when I was diagnosed with social anxiety. As a young child, I spoke to no one but my family, and that is where it developed, as I grew older I started to realise I was a...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Heyy, I'm posting one of the most horrible and traumatic experiences in my life here because I have literally no one I could tell this story to, so I was hoping some of you guys...
    modd096 modd096 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Heyy, I'm posting one of the most horrible and traumatic experiences in my life here because I have literally no one I could tell this story to, so I was hoping some of you guys...
    modd096 modd096 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I saw a topic from 2011. I bet that women is not around. I'd like to hear from her now. LOTS OF PEOPLE SHARED about their experience with a spouse with an alcohol problem. Some...
    pigloverbrown pigloverbrown 56-60, F Feb 7

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    Were you a kid? Do you remember the good things you were eating and drinking? How is your diet today compare? Keep reading to find out how vitamin supplements can make up for what...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    Introspective poem by Woody Harrelson, Yes, by him. I sometimes feel like an alien creature for which there is not earthly explanation. Sure I have human form walking erect and...
    Strawberrryfieldsforever Strawberrryfieldsforever 16-17, F 15 mins ago

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    I'm moving back to where I came from, I need to spend more time with people like family who need me, very much, and this is probably the biggest reason I'm depressed, because I...
    BoogiesWoogies BoogiesWoogies 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I have not been officially diagnosed but I have just about all the symptoms . I have been extremely miserable since I was a kid. I was mercilessly bullied and sexually harassed for...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F Feb 12

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    I have an online friend from Europe, while I'm from Asia. We met online at Facebook in 2008 and be friends ever since. We communicate thru Facebook and in 2012, we finally met in...
    Meyun Meyun 26-30, F Feb 17

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    I have read a lot of great stories here on EP, so I decided to write my own. These stories will be about a group of siblings. Their parents are divorced. They live with their dad...
    experiences101 experiences101 18-21 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Hence the new Experience Project, I suppose. Why the name Asherlog? I have no idea. It just came to me like that. Usually I pick something that refers to video games or books, but...
    Asherlog Asherlog 18-21, F Feb 20

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    I have never had a real job before and now I do and I love everything about it except how my office expects me to attend their parties and social events. I have social anxiety...
    Lucyshrimp Lucyshrimp 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Why me? I have been trying to think which part of my life I want to write about. So much hurt, so many regrets, so few smiles. It must be me, there must be something wrong with me...
    sjb54 sjb54 51-55, F Feb 3

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    What is Social Status and it's expectations? Social status is based off success for the most part. How much we have accomplished in our lives, how much money we earn, save...
    Lemartes Lemartes 31-35, M Feb 6

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    im 18 years old and my dad is an alcoholic. My mother has told me his drinking got a lot worse ever since i was born. My parents marriage is a joke to me since they both act like...
    avalily avalily 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    It all started on a summer day, I still remember the moment when I met her. She was a young and innocent girl, we share a similar background of a lone foreigner travelling to a new...
    thebiggestwhatif thebiggestwhatif 18-21, M Feb 12

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    i live with my mom and younger brother. my brother likes to hit me sometimes and pull out his pocket knife on me, but he doesn't cut me. my mom has a very short temper and it's...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Ever since I was young, I've been shy and introverted. This has grown into some serious self-confidence, self-esteem and self-awareness issues. You know those people who say they...
    unicornhearts unicornhearts 22-25, F a week ago

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    At a party. No alcohol present- FYI. I turn around, and I suddenly feel as if someone has taken a knife and ripped the skin off the back of my lower leg/ankle. Oh wait, it's just...
    tomzgirl tomzgirl 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    hello everyone. my name is kat and I am an alcoholic. it's hard to comprehend how much damage alcohol can cause to someone, to themselves, to people around them.. I woke up 5 days...
    missundertood2015 missundertood2015 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    Best friend I've known since freshman in high school is an alcoholic. He's been in AA, got DUI, spent time in jail, and countless times in hospital for alcohol poisoning, injuries...
    Quiettimeplease Quiettimeplease 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    sigh........................................................!!!!!!!!!!!!! it is really very hard for me to talk about that , but i would like to do , when i was a child i missed...
    umayyad umayyad 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I been married to my husband for nine years hes been an alcoholic for five to six of those years and still is he cn be such a great person till night falls then the alcohol starts...
    tracye456 tracye456 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My sister is 18 years old. I ask myself where did I go wrong. We were raised with my father, who was an alcoholic. She was the baby and never did I think she would be struggling...
    Miszdehlyla Miszdehlyla 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    As I've discussed in other posts I have a job the leaves me feeling like a piece of **** every single day and to boot I think I might have asperger's syndrome, which would explain...
    ILoveWeights ILoveWeights 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I've never had any alcohol, drugs, and never smoked. I don't need or want it either. I've seen the results. Smoking makes you stink. Alcohol can make a person act stupid. Drugs can...
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So what is social phobia? Putting it simply it's the fear of being around people in any 'social situation' be it at work, at the gym, going shopping, going the pub, simple...
    reesewardley reesewardley 41-45, M Feb 10

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    I had a thought. Why do people drink alcohol? Especially in uni where the definition of hangout is getting drunk at some random party and waking up with a hangover. I think people...
    pam88 pam88 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 10

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    I've missed out on so many opportunities to meet new people and do things completely out of my comfort zone, which are good for me, all because I have he worst anxiety around a...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I found these things on a site Called typeology central. I have had enough of this overbearing person and will put an end to this immediately. I hope if anyone reads this will be...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I like to not think I'm an alcoholic cause I know I can live without it and don't feel the need to drink constantly. I have been in situations where I can stop drinking before the...
    LunaFox LunaFox 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I was researching alcoholism and came across this site. I married to a retired military man and he has severe PTSD and alcoholism. I feel like I'm slowly dying everyday. I kicked...
    stephanie42 stephanie42 41-45, F Feb 11

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