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I Am a Drug Addict

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    I'm Finally Admitting It: I'm A Pothead - Before I begin, I ask that you please don't tell me that you can't get addicted to weed. True, your body doesn't experience any...
    fadedphoenix fadedphoenix 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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    Hello, I'm Sarah. I'm fourteen and addicted to prescription and over-the-counter pills. It all kind of seems like a blur. It seems like yesterday I was your typical American...
    sarah81199 sarah81199 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    I Need Someone To Save Me - I wrote last year this time. I had plans to stay away from roxies,.close my CPS case, get my son back, get josh back...noo it just got worse and worse...
    BellaVara BellaVara 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 8, 2013

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    But i dont wanna be. Some girl i met in college a few months ago let me smoke some meth with her, it was my first time. I told my bf and he got so mad he almost left me. We both...
    Jujubee45 Jujubee45 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 23

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    Where Do I Even Begin? - When I was 14 I smoked my first cigarette... I hung out with a crowd of kids that were several years older than I was and in their eyes this made me the...
    blovely0521 blovely0521 26-30 1 Response Mar 21, 2013

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    I'm so addicted to any benzo I love them so much I take them everyday or whenever I can get my hands on them I also smoke weed and will do other **** occasionally but I wanna be...
    malibubarbie420 malibubarbie420 18-21, F Dec 1, 2013

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    Yeah Addiction - i'm a drug addict. It sucks. i'm trying to tame the beasts and it's hard but i've got them backed into the corner for now. Good luck with yours.
    vardo5 vardo5 26-30, M 7 Responses Oct 12, 2007

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    Maintenence Addictions Suck.. - I'm a recovering addict. I used any pain pill I could get ahold of,and sometimes snorted heroin. Never shot up, I was too chicken **** to go that...
    Fedup724 Fedup724 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2012

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    I am only turning 17 and my youth has been wasting away with constant drug use. I am surrounded with friends and family who constantly do drugs, I was brought up around it and I...
    jamieregan jamieregan 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2013

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    How I Lost My Leg ( Btw -i Am Detoxing Of Suboxone Right Now.....and It Sucks But...... -  ........it's better than detoxing off of dope.) This was not the start of my druggin...
    Lanora22 Lanora22 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2011

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    The Way I Escape Is Drugs - I started out with speed, then people gave me a couple ruffie's to try to have sex with me, take advantage of me.. then I was raped by a biker couple...
    Smokinhotblonde Smokinhotblonde 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    Addict. -  I've been in and out of rehabs for the past four years. Heroin grabs me by the ***** and doesnt let go. i'm in a five month treatment program right now in...
    joshua666 joshua666 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 20, 2010

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    Im cali, im 16 years old, and i am a drug addict, i am addicted to the life style and i dont see myself ever getting out. Im trapped. It makes me feel so good, but at times it...
    Calihoffmanxd Calihoffmanxd 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    One Year Ago - I was driving past a ***** mall and I noticed a guy laying down on his back on the sidewalk. It was 7pm and no one was around. I pulled up and asked if he was ok...
    chumchi chumchi 41-45, F 9 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    Im Add Icted To Heroin - I started using heroin about 2 yrs ago.. I was using for a couple of months until i found out i was pregnant.. And then i stopped...just like that... i...
    jademarie2012 jademarie2012 26-30 3 Responses Aug 2, 2012

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    I'm so addicted to any benzo I love them so much I take them everyday or whenever I can get my hands on them I also smoke weed and will do other **** occasionally but I wanna be...
    malibubarbie420 malibubarbie420 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    Hi I Love Cocaine - Hi I just became really addicted to cocaine. I love it and need to piut lines up my nose every day haha I'm actually messed up out of my mind right now and I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Feb 17, 2013

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    It Will Never End - When I was 14 I was given pain killers by my doctor,it didn't take long for me to start abusing them. By the time I was 16 I started drinking and abusing pain...
    YoungGothicWriter YoungGothicWriter 18-21 6 Responses Sep 26, 2013

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    I am a meth addict. I've been to rehab twice. This second time was only a week ago. I am 30 days sober today. Before I relapsed I was clean for 8 months. I have been on dope since...
    morgannmckenna morgannmckenna 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 3

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    The Way I Escape Is Drugs - I started out with speed, then people gave me a couple ruffie's to try to have sex with me, take advantage of me.. then I was raped by a biker couple...
    Smokinhotblonde Smokinhotblonde 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 25, 2013

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    Otc Drug And Legal Herb Addictions - Hello, I have recently realized that the way I use some otc drugs and legal herbs is creating some bad effects as of late, and would like to...
    cubicleclown cubicleclown 26-30 4 Responses Jul 3, 2013

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    Hooked On Opiotes - Someone please help me I'm trying to get clean but I'm miserable
    Failedtaper Failedtaper 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    Its Hard Not to Be - Its difficult not to do drugs, if i see drugs. especially for a male who has been doing drugs since the end of high school. i cant stop, and may never stop. as...
    COURAGE26 COURAGE26 26-30, M 6 Responses Mar 21, 2008

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    Admitting Is the First Step. - OK I am addicted to many things. I started drinking and smoking pot around the age of 11/12. There is so much of my life that I don't remember...
    TiPoupon TiPoupon 18-21, F 4 Responses May 20, 2008

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    The Trials Of Me... - I'm a 26 year old man and a recovering drug addict. This may be long and tragic. Well, I abused drugs for many years, started smoking weed and drinking...
    StressinIt StressinIt 26-30, M 5 Responses Sep 16, 2013

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    A New Beginning - Hey whats going on again everyone, today is day 4 in about 20 mins it will be day 5 clean and off heroin. I cant even begin to describe in words how much better I...
    james117 james117 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 14, 2012

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    Everyday I'm Hustlin - I'm 27 years old, a mother of 3. Pain pills run my life. I rarely purchase pills because I hustle all day an to earn them. I dedicate my days chasing ****. I...
    youOme youOme 26-30 3 Responses Jul 5, 2013

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    I Dont Know How Much Longer - i am 19 years old. i started using when i was 18, and i used intraveniously every.single.day. multiple times a day for about a year. i am now 160 days...
    SarawAnn SarawAnn 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 9, 2013

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    I've always been one to use in moderation. started with the whole raving and E and learning to shuffle on the weekends enjoying life... then losing party privileges cause i had to...
    destinyisfate destinyisfate 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I'm addicted to prescription painkillers. Withdrawing bc I'm sick of this **** and I want it to be over but it's really ******* hard and feels impossible. I can't think can't sleep...
    Brinkofgreatness Brinkofgreatness 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I've been clean since Oct 22,1994
    B0BjustB0B B0BjustB0B 46-50 4 Responses Mar 16

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    Im Addicted - I'm almost 43 years old. People say you can't get addicted to weed. But its true. Some people do and some don't. I'm addicted to marijuana. I have a love and hate...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 1 Response Dec 1, 2013

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    No One Came To Save Me - I shaked and stuttered as i read my Life & Addiction essay. I kept thinking "in the end, everyone will clap for me." no one did. i asked why, upset and...
    BellaVara BellaVara 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2012

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    Recovering Drug Addict Pharmacist - Statistically, 15% of healthcare professionals will struggle with some form of addiction at some point in their careers. With 3 million nurses...
    jaredcombs jaredcombs 36-40, M 3 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    Hi My Name Is Ed I'm a Addict - I'm a addict and would like to share part of my story. Have been drugging and drinking for over 30 years. I started out at Young age pre-teen. I...
    edupnorth edupnorth 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 13, 2008

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    Oxycodone and OxyContin are my drugs of choice...my dad nearly died from it and I told myself is never be like that. I struggle with addiction all the time and so far I've been...
    babykaykez babykaykez 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 26

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    Drugs Ruin Not Just You But The Soul You Call Your Own - i didn't have a very long drug using life it all really started when i was 17, im 19 now i know only 2 years that's not a...
    rootzyz rootzyz 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 28, 2013

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    A drug addict I am. And guess what? I really want to stop but depression makes me come back. Like a loyal dog to its abusive owner. It makes me lose all the money I have and I...
    LilithAbney LilithAbney 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I need to get help but it's my senior year in high school & I don't want to **** this up. I'm trying my hardest to stay away from drugs but my depression makes me want them. I got...
    macixo macixo 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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    Its a Sacry Thing to Say....... - Its a scary and lonely and lonely place to be a drug addict!! I was a a normal person once , I didn't need anything to help through the day . I...
    summer68 summer68 36-40, F 7 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    I'M A Criminal Drug Addict - They say I'm bi polar.., I struggled all my life by being unwanted because I was adopted. And traumatic experiences leading to a wild life style of...
    jenp1984 jenp1984 26-30 2 Responses Jul 29, 2013

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    I Don't Know When I Will Be Home. - I'm sat here counting the lose change from my pockets, I hear the sound of coins falling onto the table....thud,thud,thud, I know any miniute...
    runningtonowhere runningtonowhere 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2012

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    I Can't Stop. - It's like going in circles all the time, and the more I try to stop, the more I realize I just don't wanna stop. I don't want it to be over. I need that feeling. I...
    MileyMolly92 MileyMolly92 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2013

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    Mary Molly - I'm 14 years old. i started drugs a year ago at first I smoked weed, snort coke popped pills after morphine and now hash and mdma. my story isn't that interesting, im...
    manue420 manue420 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 12, 2013

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    What Ha - Im a 53 yr old Male. Have a wonderful wife and 3 sons , 18, 17 & 7. The 7 yr old was left at our house when he was 8 months old. At first my wife was not sure it was best...
    strunky strunky 51-55 1 Response Jul 1, 2013

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    Im Messed Up - Iv been addicted to my medication since high school and do other drugs as well. Not proud of it all. And im the only one that can help my self. Cuz my friends all...
    victoriouss victoriouss 22-25 1 Response Jun 24, 2013

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    Letting Go Of Drugs....one Mans Struggle..starting Soon - Hey, Before i start please dont think that i am advocating the use of drugs in any manner.  I just want to give my...
    ec228 ec228 26-30, M 4 Responses Jun 2, 2010

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    I Say I Care, But I Don't - I say I care, and want to stop, but I never do, I just keep using. Like why not, that's what goes through my head. nothing, no one matters to me enough...
    APS9 APS9 31-35 3 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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    My sister completed a 60 day stint in rehab and was just released this past Monday. She has had a long history with prescription pills but has never had the right treatment to deal...
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