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

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    Isn't this a story I'm a 55 year old mani started drinking at the age of 11 by 13 I was drinking regularly too often by 15 I could down a bottle of jack in three drinks I have been...
    primeoflife primeoflife 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 4

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    I would just like to say that I have suffered from depression since I was a small girl. Not until recent therapy sessions have I realized that all my life I have been told I am...
    bervie89 bervie89 22-25, F Mar 8

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    I suffer from it since childhood days. I am a single child of my parents and they had a very abusive relationship and also they were struggling with jobs. Though they never abused...
    ujjainih ujjainih 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    My marriage ended very abruptly just about a year ago. At the time, I was suicidal, and my daughter supported me - for about 3 weeks, until she got tired of having both me AND my...
    Spuddie2308 Spuddie2308 51-55, F Mar 20

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    I despise and resent my parents and one grandparent. Both my parents as well as one grandmother are neglectful or just plain mean...my grandmother contacts me just to complain...
    SadReader SadReader 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I'm from Canada I need someone i can talk to share anything ?
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Not only is this a coincidence as my mother is an alcoholic but i physically can not drink. I do drink and have done in the past but i have been told i shouldn't. From suffering...
    generationlover generationlover 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    I don't like alcohol or weed in social settings. I don't trust most of you citizens of the world to get myself vulnerable around you-- so, I don't use drugs or alcohol to have fun...
    NoBullsht NoBullsht 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm 6 months into being social and having friends. I'm still learning pretty much how to act, how to deal with friends, and how to deal with social situations. It's not my fault...
    tortillarose tortillarose 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    People expect you to get help= that's people People expect you to have friends= that's people People expect you to have outdoor hobbies or be in a community=that's people People...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Mar 9

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    The Road to Ruin March 29, 2015. I'm sitting at home in front of my laptop, still feeling a bit weird, maybe cos I've been drinking every night since Thursday, it's Sunday today...
    DGSteele DGSteele 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    And I am not all that sure why. I do try to socialize when the moment and situation demand it, and I don't have that much of a problem with it. I don't hate people so I am not a...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    I am 16 years old and in my 16 years of life I have gone through what a 40 year old could have dealt with. It all started when I was 3. My dad and mom split up and I did not...
    nicoletteaurora nicoletteaurora 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I Think Social Media Does More Harm Than Good The problem with facebook and instagram is that you put yourself out there for the whole world to see. If you go to apply for a job...
    Jackson2222 Jackson2222 26-30, M Mar 14

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    Look, I'm sorry if this comes off as a bunch of rambling, but, I really feel like I need some advice. To summarize things in short, I'm a 16 year old male that's just a bit torn at...
    nametheorder nametheorder 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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 Mar 1

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    Maybe I want to justify becoming a drug dealing sociopath. Having just sobered up less then 3 months ago its hard to put a pin in how I am feeling, or determine how I should be...
    Jbob1992 Jbob1992 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    Childhood was awful. But my teenage years were worse. I'm not sure if I've shared the story in particular of my childhood? Think I have just not sure where. I realised quite a...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 4 Responses Mar 3

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    It's been two and half years since I quit drinking alcohol & beer. Going on three years this coming July. I don;t do any drugs..but it still feels good to be sober and clean. I...
    FourEyedLad FourEyedLad 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    I'm new here. I just thought I could share my little experience, and thought this might help to clear my mind, I'm 14 btw. I feel alone most of the time, my mom is an alcoholic and...
    betsyfloyd betsyfloyd 13-15, F Mar 13

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    Most people don't know I have it, but it controls my life. I stay to myself most of the time. I fear the phone and refuse to answer it unless I have to, even if I know who is on...
    AmyOnEP AmyOnEP 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    I know what I want now and what I need in a relationship/partnership. 1. Someone who loves their job as much as I love mine. 2. Is able to give & take similar awkward open jokes...
    BlueSkysAreCold BlueSkysAreCold 22-25, F Mar 18

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    Sometimes its just better to climb into my "bubble" for a bit and just relax and think. Being such a sensitive and emotional person all the time wrecks havoc on my body. So I just...
    orchidangel orchidangel 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Anyone from MANCHESTER and is 17-19 add me on bbm I need new people to talk to. No rude people please 7F1F0EAD
    shervonxx shervonxx 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm 23 now, 8 years ago I was the happy,strong social guy basically what people call the alpha male type. At 16 I made a stupid mistake of falling in love with a girl it lasted 7...
    Torque2191 Torque2191 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I always recover, then Stupid me always relapses Over and over again. After how many times I've told myself I wasn't going to drink. ****!! I need to get myself together from this...
    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F Mar 8

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    After divorcing my 1st husband of 23 years for his cheating ways I was amazed to find my childhood sweetheart starting over after a divorce as well. He was also in recovery for...
    Vrae1968 Vrae1968 46-50, F Mar 11

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    Iam 16 years old and I have been going out with my girlfriend for 10 months and I completely fell in love with her she means everything to me and I know I mean the world to her too...
    Qewwz Qewwz 22-25, M Mar 17

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    Alcohol sweet alcohol, be my escape, at least for a day, while i sit here and wait, for the day i escape. -alcohol
    ItzStranger ItzStranger 18-21 Mar 1

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    I'm currently working on my Masters in Social Work. I don't want to be the stereotypical social worker and long to help people from multiple backgrounds, ages, ethnicities, and...
    WeMermaid WeMermaid 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    I realise that this is quite a long post for anyone to have to read though; essentially I am asking for advice on a somewhat unusual situation. My stepdaughter Emma has recently...
    LouiseBainbridge LouiseBainbridge 66-70, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    My dad had some drug and alcohol problems. I don't want to end up like him, so I'm not letting myself take recreational drugs or drink alcohol on a regular basis (in fact, avoid it...
    fireraven23 fireraven23 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 5

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    It's been my experience that many, many people who are diametrically and obstinately opposed to the idea of socialism...don't even know what socialism is. Socialism is a form of...
    Thanatos24 Thanatos24 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    I never have and I never will. I'm not preaching,I'm just saying this isn't my thing. I create fun out of my own imagination it's all I need too have a good time.Life is all about...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 15

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    My son, who came close to estranging me after his mother and I divorced largely due to my alcoholism, had been emotionally scarred so deeply by my actions that he had decided he...
    grasser grasser 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    My last experience with alcohol was almost a suicide attempt. I hadn't eaten in five days and was feeling really low, so I cut myself for the first time in months. Well, that only...
    punicorn1 punicorn1 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    18 months! Today marks one and a half years sober!!!!! My life is so insanely different from when I first stopped drinking that I really don’t even know what to say. It has...
    Overwhelmed15 Overwhelmed15 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 11

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    Don't Need Drugs and Alcohol to Have Fun
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I had a very affectionate mother the first ten years of my life. She always held me and cuddled with me. But my dad got custody of me when I was eleven, and he never showed outward...
    garguello garguello 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I honestly truly hate alcoholics. I grew up with an alcoholic dad. And all of my brothers and sisters grew up to be alcoholics. I am the black sheep who doesn't drink...
    sandogpmt sandogpmt 36-40 1 Response 5 days ago

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