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I Am a Heroin Addict

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 655 People

    I'll start out by telling everyone a little bit

    about myself. I am 25 years old, I come from a good family, my father is an engineer and mother a principle. I have never wanted for anything in my entire life. I started experimenting with drugs and alcohol around age 13. I remember the first time I smoked, I was at a golf...
    KK20 KK20 26-30, M 4 Responses Mar 5, 2014

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    OxlaceyxO OxlaceyxO 26-30, F Jul 25

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    Anyone that shoots heroin feel like they have

    broken nose cavities it happens about once a month and right now it's happening and I don't know how to deal it's hard to snort it and idk.. I'm starting to nod into happy place..
    bunnyglow bunnyglow 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    Make It To The Moon

    I am not just an addict I'm a coward. I didn't come from an abusive or broken home. I was loved and sheltered and safe and most of all provided for. Everythinv was set up to be a cookie cutter existence. And it scared me. I wanted to experience life. To be the crazy feirce...
    skylitdetroit skylitdetroit 22-25, F 7 Responses Nov 2, 2013

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    Sometimes I Forget

      I've been meeting a lot of new people, making a lot of new friends recently. I forget though, of these people, only about seven of them knew me during my 'heavy' years, my fall asleep during conversation or ring them at three am asking to pop over and borrow a lighter or...
    LickingStamps LickingStamps 26-30, F 11 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    As I said on a previous post I started getting

    high on heroin at age 14, I started drinking and smoking pot at age 12. Now I wanna say this prior to that I had everything handed to me. I grew up in a rich suburban neighborhood with the best of everything. I was a published poet in 7th and 8th grade and attended a private...
    MikaPGHsLostCause MikaPGHsLostCause 26-30, F Mar 20

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    Want To Know What It's Like To Do Heroin?

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    slowdowntony slowdowntony 41-45, M 19 Responses Aug 15, 2010

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    Clean

    okay. people,, today is gonna be my first day without heroin for a long time. wanted to let you all know. . wish me luck. :) i can do this ****! pinky promise<3 25-11-2012 ~ ________________________________________________________________________________________________ well...
    Woesh Woesh 18-21, F 15 Responses Nov 24, 2012

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    junkiechic junkiechic 26-30, F Jul 20, 2014

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    My names is Mika and I'm 29yo.

    I have been shooting heroin since I was 14. I've done numerous different jail stints and literally sold my soul for heroin. I am coming up on 7months clean, but I still think about it. People ask if I could go back in time and change it all would I? And I say no I wouldn't...
    MikaPGHsLostCause MikaPGHsLostCause 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    Getting home from a long day of school

    and work, climbing into bed and getting as high as you want cuz you don't have anything to do for the next 11 hours is the most perfect thing ever :)) #relatable πŸ˜ŒπŸŒŠπŸŒΌπŸŒΈπŸŒΊπŸŒ»β˜€οΈπŸŒ€πŸ’πŸ‘πŸ―
    bunnyglow bunnyglow 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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    I just went through what was probably the worst

    full-blown relapse of my life. Still can't believe how stupid I am. For almost 30 years I have wrestled with addiction and gone through long periods of recovery, only to stumble again. Rinse and repeat. Love and relationships are a massive relapse issue for me and have...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 19

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    "MY MOTHER INTRODUCED ME TO HEROIN,

    AND JESUS CHRIST INTRODUCED ME TO FREEDOM
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 24, 2014

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    It's really hard when the person closest to you

    pretends to listen and understand then it's the same thing they hold against you in the heat of the moment I will no longer allow said person to tell me to shut the **** up and that I'm an addict :/...
    bunnyglow bunnyglow 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    Even when I have long periods of not using I

    still keep coming back. Not proud just part of what makes me me.
    Direwolf65 Direwolf65 46-50, M Apr 22

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    I'm Ashamed To Say I Relapsed

    I relapsed recently. It wasn't the first time but it was the worst one. The other times were brief and I was able to pull myself together and get help. This time was really bad and I'm scared because I'm worried it could happen again. When I started using originally I...
    emily29707 emily29707 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 7, 2013

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    It all started when i was 18

    and got my first bf n i was obsessed with him, he was tough n i was getting bullied, but not when he was around!! I looked up to him. Then he ended up cheating n going to prison in a short time, i was so upset. When he got out of prison the girl he cheated with killed herself...
    quietgirl14 quietgirl14 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2014

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    It's 6am and I'm wigglin' like worm.

    .. My brain feels like it's about to rip from my skull... And it's only Day 2... FML I think I'll just go get a bag and be well again. Then I'll stick a gun to my head... And all the pain will end.
    SIRROM88 SIRROM88 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 1, 2014

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    Long Time Not See

    as u can see, it has been a while since i last uploaded anything. first of all, i failed. im using again. using alot. lost 3 teeth due to meth, and im also doing heroin. and well pretty much everything i can get my hands on. i dont know why, i just cant stop, i dont wanna think...
    Woesh Woesh 18-21, F 11 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    I've been having some weird things happening to

    me when I try to go to bed, as soon as I hit the pillow and actually fall asleep I have these very vivid dreams, sometimes weird dreams, and sometimes nightmares. They wake me up out of a dead sleep! The weird thing is I've noticed that if I get up and bumped a little bit of H I...
    sfon4 sfon4 36-40, M Jun 23

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    alexa1234 alexa1234 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 24, 2014

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    I've never used. But I have had friends

    and relatives, some of whom got clean long term, some of whom went into the grey abyss way too soon. Last week we buried a friend who had been using on and off for several years. Mitigating circumstances, but a user nonetheless. But I also have a friend who just celebrated 8...
    Windandwonder Windandwonder 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 3, 2014

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    Yes heroin has consumed me,

    I don't remember letting that happen it just kinda of happened. All I did was answer the knock at the door. Heroin did the rest. And while I was distracted it made friends with my two daughters as well. We are all now addicted. Will we ever kick our addictions, who knows...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 21, 2014

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    Once again I successfully fooled myself into

    thinking I could get high once in a while. How could I seriously expect to only indulge in something so lovely and easy on occasion? DENIAL... I've been to rehabs, 12 step meetings, taken suboxone for "maintenance" repeatedly, been in psych wards... All this **** I've been...
    shibbq shibbq 26-30, M 5 Responses Oct 20, 2014

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    Heroin: My Love Affair

    Six months ago I couldn't even tell you what black tar was. My boyfriend at the time, a serious drug abuser, introduced me to this evil. But it didn't feel evil. As the vapors from the tin foil filled my lungs I instantly developed a new crush. A new relationship was born that...
    asugirl11 asugirl11 18-21, F 33 Responses Jan 22, 2013

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    I am so sick today! I hate feeling this way!

    I wish I could snap my fingers and get over this but I know it's not that easy. Am I alone in this?
    tenths14 tenths14 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 29, 2014

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    Life As I Know It

    Heroin is a hell of a drug. Here's my story. I wanted to get out of this world and getting high has been my way out of my depression and to feel normal. I first starting drinking then started smoking pot. Then I was introduced to morphine and I was hooked on downers. I loved it I...
    Kelsey5 Kelsey5 18-21, F 8 Responses Oct 3, 2012

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    I'm 35 I was on heroin

    for 6 yrs and now on suboxion for 3 I've been using in off and on i moved to GA....no lookin..help me out
    misslynxs misslynxs 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2014

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    Testimony. From Heroin to clean

    and sober with Jesus
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2014

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    Everyday Struggle

    Hello all, this is my first post and as I type this I have a straightened paper clip scrapping the inside of my cleared out pen getting a few lines out of 3 different straws to hold myself over until my fiance gets home to figure out when we will get our next fix. I can't live...
    Recam24 Recam24 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 20, 2012

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    Once Is Too Many But A Thousand Is Never Enough...

    I don't know what time it is when I wake, drenched in sweat, my skin crawling, alternating chills, gut wrenching nausea. I'm holding back bile rising in the back of my throat. My insides are twisting, churning, burning. My skin is ice cold and fiery hot at the same time. Every...
    LaPetiteSouris LaPetiteSouris 22-25, F 18 Responses Dec 3, 2011

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    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F Apr 24, 2014

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    Scent of death is all around Broken body on

    the ground Twisted guts liquid sh*ts Puking vile throwing fits Mangled muscles primal pain Bones are bruised hijacked brain Aching arms veins are shot Cotton mouth running snot Vision blurred eyes are red Starving sickness must be fed Burning throat lungs are...
    musicismymedicine musicismymedicine 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 22, 2014

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    Until Now

    I have been a member of this group for a while now but I have never been able to bring myself to write my story. I fell in love with opiates the very first time. I can remember being addicted to pills and doing all of the other things that go along with being an addict, but like...
    aprilriver aprilriver 31-35, F 14 Responses Aug 21, 2011

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    I need help. I have been using Heroin

    for two years now. It used to be fun but now I am sick everyday and I just want to die. I live in Anniston, Alabama. I cannot afford treatment. Is there anyone out there that can help me. Can anyone relate?
    tenths14 tenths14 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 18, 2014

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    Heroin Addiction

    After reading the comments to my heroin addiction story I thought I would update all of you as to how I’m doing. Thanks to everyone who read my story, and thanks to the people who took the time to comment on it.Anyway, I start my second semester of my second year at uni...
    mgturbo1 mgturbo1 26-30, M 6 Responses Jan 20, 2010

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    It Happened So Fast. My Story Of Addiction.

    I had posted this on another site a while back. I just found this site today and I thought I'd share this. Hopefully anyone who thinks about heroin might think twice after reading this. While my story is a bit extreme-most people don't fall into addiction so quickly- it's...
    IrishMegan88 IrishMegan88 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 29, 2013

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    I wake up every day around 6 A.

    M. I'm so hot I can hardly stand it, my legs are restless, my body is tired...I am tired... Tired of this fight. I am constantly trying to find a way to get money for my next fix. I put myself in the most dangerous situations. Anyone in their right mind would not wake up every...
    tenths14 tenths14 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 18, 2014

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    7 Years Clean

    Hi everyone, have been 7 years clean and have turned my life around from being in a hell hole to being a very happy person again with lots more confidence. I know what it's like to feel sick and have to search for your dealer or wait hours for him and then when you do get some it...
    lorraineperici lorraineperici 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 20, 2013

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    Heroin: The Kiss Of God

    I call heroin the kiss of god because there is no feeling to describe it. Everyone says it's unlike anything they've ever experienced, true, but I'm not like everyone else. Heroin for me, felt like me being lifted up to heaven god gives me a kiss than I gently come back to...
    teex0ox teex0ox 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 13, 2013

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    I Have No One To Blame But Myself.

    I haven't told alot of people my story. Most people know that I'm an addict but I'm too ashamed to tell them what really happened. Hopefully someone on here will learn something from this and not do what I did. I met this guy when I was 17. He was so exotic to me. Turns out he...
    emily29707 emily29707 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    Things Are Getting Better

    167 days with out pills or herion. I really didnt think id ever be able to say that. Recovery is alot more than just not using its hard work. Making it through detox was hard no doubt. I felt like **** the first month. The cold sweats the leg aches the sleepness nights o the...
    girltoday girltoday 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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    Ive been an addict 12yrs kickicked it 3 times

    now I'm on fourth day of detox if anyone is going threw this I would like to chat , I'm craving badly anyone have any tips for dealing with cravings. Would luv to hear from u x
    xlynx77 xlynx77 36-40, F Apr 10

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    Ive been using for 13 years.

    Nobody even knows.
    Invisiblejack Invisiblejack 26-30 2 Responses Jun 4

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    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F Apr 24, 2014

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    Still stuck with my tires in the mud

    and i cant seem to go anywhere. I wrote my story last year and the title is 'I see a way out' , you will find it if you look on this website. Anyway I'm still here, in Nairobi, kenya, still hopelessly addicted to heroin. I had a relationship with a girl that was using, but after...
    stationz2 stationz2 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 6, 2014