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I Am a Heroin Addict

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 655 People

    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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    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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    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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    Anyone that wants to hear my story let me know

    as I have to send it to you privately as someone flagged it and it was removed...
    MikaPGHsLostCause MikaPGHsLostCause 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    How I Got Hooked.

    I am and have been a heroin addict for over two and a half years now. Three years ago my boyfriend (now ex) came over to my house after being mia for days with track marks on his arm. I have done every drug accept heroin. I was so against it, i refused to have it in my life. I...
    newgirltotown newgirltotown 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 15, 2011

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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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    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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    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F Apr 24, 2014

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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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    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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    18 Year Old Girl Struggling With A New Heroin Addiction

    Most of the stories I have stumbled across have been written by addicts who have been abusing for many years, making me feel like my story may not affect others as much. I haven't even been using for a year yet. It all started back in November 2011... Since march I had been...
    em416 em416 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    "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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    alexa1234 alexa1234 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 24, 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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    junkiechic junkiechic 26-30, F Jul 20, 2014

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    Different Kind Of Pain...

    One time my son wrote to me about heroin withdrawal experience: sleepless nights, nausea/ vomiting, muscle spasms. Sometimes the fear of pain of withdrawal prevents heroin users to drop their deadly habit. But I want to tell you about different kind of pain- pain of a mother...
    Svet060313 Svet060313 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 13, 2013

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    OxlaceyxO OxlaceyxO 26-30, F Jul 25

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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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    Testimony. From Heroin to clean

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

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    Heroin-the Devil I

    Heroin - I destroy homes, tear families apart, take your children, and that's just the start. I'm more costly than diamonds, more costly than gold, the sorrow I bring is a sight to behold, and if u need me, remember I'm easily found. I live all around you, in schools and in town...
    IShallDefeatTheDevil IShallDefeatTheDevil 22-25, F 9 Responses Aug 23, 2013

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    Not My Friend

    Let me introduce you to a friend, He’ll be there for you until the end. He’ll make you think you’re going to win, Welcome to the world of heroin. It all stats off when you have a bad day, Now everyday, he wants to come play. You can’t say no and turn your back, He’ll...
    brokenchildgrownup brokenchildgrownup 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 23, 2013

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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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    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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    tried to quit was successful

    for a week only because I went to a place I couldnt get it. came back to Cairo didn't last an hour b4 shooting up again...fucken disappointed if I don't quit this **** I'm afraid my husband will kill himself he's already tried...he's 15yrs using but I'm new only a year and I...
    trapdsoul trapdsoul 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 30

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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 Should't Be Posting Here...

    ...As a 41 year old mother I should be advising my daughters to stay away from drugs but I can't. How can I, after all I'm addicted to heroin. It was never meant to be like this and up until three years ago my only vice was cigarettes! Then I bumped into an old friend whom I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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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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    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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    272 Days Clean From Herion

    Life is funny! I'd never ever think i'd be sitting at home with nothing to do and be very happy about it. My life was a mess. A little over a year ago I was living in a hotel broke jobless and about to lose my son. One day it just hit me. I really can't do this anymore. Being on...
    girltoday girltoday 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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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

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    Heroin Addiction And The Battle

    It all started when I was 14 years old, I started going out with a guy older than myself and I thought he was the best thing in the world. After a few months I noticed him taking a drug but I was un sure of what. He offered it to me and in my nieve and youthful state I smoked...
    hannahmaloney hannahmaloney 31-35, F 5 Responses May 9, 2013

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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 😌🌊🌼🌸🌺🌻☀️🌀🍒🍑🍯
    bunnyglow bunnyglow 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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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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    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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    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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    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