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I Am a Second Life Addict

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    I Sure Miss You Dad

      Well, my story begins with a call from my brothers, calling me at my fiance"s home at around 5:30-6 am   to tell me that something was wrong with dad, and that I needed to get home.   I hurried up and got ready , we both flew into his truck and...
    pleeska19 pleeska19 41-45, F Sep 12, 2010

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    Me Too

    I was introduced to Second Life by my sister.This is a truly amazing and relaxing hobby.It can become rathar addicting if you are not careful. I found myself playing when I should have been studying and this of course was a huge problem. I had to come back to reality and get on...
    diamond33 diamond33 31-35 1 Response Mar 30, 2010

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    Serious Addiction

    I'm a 23 year old woman, I have a wonderful fiance who loves me and I almost ruined it between us. I was on a RP sim ((old west)) and I felt ALIVE! I felt real I guess you could say. I mean I was an outlaw and I was getting good at the fighting and I have skill in rp, so I...
    Hatemewithasmile Hatemewithasmile 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 30, 2012

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    4 Years And Going Strong :))

    Well my SL story and addiction started 4 years ago, when my now ex bf joined SL to make money on the stock market, he became addicted to it and i had to join just to talk to him  and ask him what he wanted  for his  dinner, did he want a  cuppa, this got on my nerves and as...
    DommeFeeder DommeFeeder 36-40, F Sep 7, 2011

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    Ok, addict isn't the word really.

    I do like it tho. Those days when paralysis hits or some other reason I can't get out of bed I'm on mobile grid or in my chair on SL. I'm just addicted to playing Barbie!
    TheWomanYouHate TheWomanYouHate 31-35, F Apr 1

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    Addicted

    Hello everyone. My name is Zakk, and I have been and still am a secondlife addict going on 8 years now. I started back when I was 13 and I am now 20 years old. Along with dealing with growing up, school, people, depression, and having to deal with my father getting MS. I sought...
    ZakkProphenatic93 ZakkProphenatic93 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 8, 2013

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    Can You Fly?

    Second life is real life. But with lower resolution.. You hear this when you join of course you don't believe it, then you make some freinds. At first they are  superfical and you stumble from one place to another. Then you meet soemone you connect with.  Before you...
    deepheat deepheat 41-45 4 Responses Sep 13, 2008

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    My SL... And How Much Chaos It Keeps Bringing To My RL.

    I started playing SL back when i was 17 years old in 2007. I had a baby already and my RL was too messy. My baby daddy would beat me up every day and SL provided an escape from my reality. I never had a decent childhood either being molested as a kid by family members. Sl gave me...
    Keyshlalevis Keyshlalevis 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2013

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    I guess not addicted.

    I do love it. I like to spend time with my partner because he can feel more himself (he is trans) plus we can go on adventures :)
    threeforagirl threeforagirl 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Recovering From Second Life

    Honstly I am a recovering Second Life addict. For about a year that program swallowed my life and a good chunk of my wallet till certain things forced me to come to the decision to leave SL. I've always been the kind of person who, when I make a decision, I move forward and I don...
    Cennedi Cennedi 18-21 3 Responses Jul 1, 2009

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    Oh No

    I had to leave Second Life, Sims. and WOW behind because it is very addictive to me. argh.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 13, 2010

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    Ok, addict isn't the word really.

    I do like it tho. Those days when paralysis hits or some other reason I can't get out of bed I'm on mobile grid or in my chair on SL. I'm just addicted to playing Barbie!
    CyberBulliesArePatheticCows CyberBulliesArePatheticCows 31-35, F Feb 23

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    Related Experiences

    I met my fiancé on SL two years ago. We met in RL not too long after. We still have our SL as our RL relationship has grown.
    threeforagirl threeforagirl 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I've been on SL for about two years. I love it. I started a family and even met my fiancé (I was *not* expecting that!) but I do want to find more friends. We had a small group we...
    threeforagirl threeforagirl 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    My user name is ominousvelociraptor but my display name is Sophie Kahan. Please say hi and talk before sending a friend request. :)
    threeforagirl threeforagirl 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Hello, I am writing today because I can no longer take it! I deleted my SL (Second Life) account! I spend my life in that stupid evil game!!! I feel like crying right now, I am...
    blahblahblahgirl blahblahblahgirl 22-25, F Jul 20

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    Hello, everyone. My name's Evan and I'm a drug addict. It all started at the age of sixteen with cannabis and alcohol. Cannabis and alcohol are gateway drugs. If someone tells you...
    SuicideRedefined SuicideRedefined 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    Its been about 6 or 7 weeks clean now. Relapsed a little and still am but not as much as i expected. I even stopped my meds which i regret because now i have stopped everything in...
    patches1999 patches1999 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm 16 and I'm addicted to laxatives. From a very young age the only things I've ever wanted it to be "skinny". Even being young I'd blow the candles out on my cake wishing to be...
    britterz123 britterz123 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    We who are not drug users have to understand this part of all this. That is this: yes they are addicted to drugs. I've been researching more since I found out. This is what I come...
    enki1770 enki1770 41-45, F Jul 8

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    My addiction isn't ordinary but its very common. My addiction effects my life and other peoples lives negatively. There is no rehab for my addiction and many people question the...
    DottyUhura DottyUhura 22-25, F Jul 12

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    Well today is his birthday. I had to work today and even though i only worked 6 hours, it felt longer and tough. It's retail, and if anyone else is a cashier should understand me...
    lovelyytroubledsoul lovelyytroubledsoul 18-21, F Jul 17

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    I'm 17 years old, and I am recovering from an addiction to Crystal Methamphetamine. The first step in recovery is admitting you have a problem. My first step, was thinking about my...
    angoscia angoscia 16-17 1 Response Jul 19

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    ug I just cant seem to get away from these little bastards. I remember the first time I ever took a vicodin I was a senior in high school. I had of course heard the name before but...
    nickrosenbery nickrosenbery 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Hi everyone, My first experimentation with any kind of drugs was when I was 14 on my birthday. My cousin gave me a blunt as a birthday gift... I had no addiction to it, but it...
    mladenok mladenok 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    If you're concerned with your addiction to video games, please read this. Games have ruined my life since I was a kid. I am a shy person. As a kid, I didn't deal well with this...
    nyancat26 nyancat26 18-21, M Jul 20

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    I've tried to stop self harming 2 times. The first time I hadn't cut for 2-3 weeks. I thought that I could do it. But after every day I had been "clean" I just wanted to cut more...
    elena1998 elena1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Games have ruined my life since I was a kid. I am a shy person. As a kid, I didn't deal well with this, so I quickly resorted to games, but then it was ok. I grew up in a way...
    nyancat26 nyancat26 18-21, M Jul 19

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    Hello I am the wife of a drug addict. We have been married for 2 years July 21st. I began to notice major changes in his behavior and mood changes. Also the way he was w me. He...
    CE21 CE21 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    July 16. Insisting on the Best. We deserve the best life and love has to offer, but we are each faced with the challenge of learning to identify what that means in our life. We...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 16

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    I'm new to all of this, but am so glad I finally found a group that can relate with my struggle. I'm currently married to an addict. My husband and I got married 9 months ago and...
    WP928 WP928 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    An addict who's homeless An addict who's dopesick An addict who's soulless An addict who has no idea what the **** hope is An addict who's coppin on the block An addict livin for...
    madefrombrokenparts madefrombrokenparts 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    June 29. God's Will. God's will most often happens in spite of us, not because of us. We may try to second guess what God has in mind for us, looking, searching, hypervigilant to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jun 29

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    I'm 9 months sober now. I was 17 when I tried crystal meth.. And I was instantly hooked. I was also hooked to the lifestyle - gangs, driving drug dealers, staying in hotels every...
    claritycherry94 claritycherry94 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I am sick and tired of all the drama that comes with addiction. It is hard enough being married to an addict, but now his friend (well more than friend) is adding more drama to our...
    Tess6 Tess6 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    It has been difficult. I come from drug addicted parents was abandoned and disappointed my entire life and unloved. So that makes it very difficult for me to understand because I...
    enki1770 enki1770 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I just recently ended it with a guy I was dating for almost two years because of his addiction problems. We've been friends and crushes since the beginning of high school. He...
    annp92 annp92 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    After going through lots of the stories on here, it seems like most of the members don't have a problem with the addiction, they don't want to get better or aren't ashamed of it. I...
    TheTruth12 TheTruth12 22-25, M 5 Responses Jul 16

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    I'm trying to stay away from sugars. But like any addiction one tiny taste of it, has me craving for more. I take one bite and I'm like, "What the hell, I already ate some, lets...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Welp so it looks like I'm the first post here. *takes a deep breath* okay, so my mom who is now 37 years old is a drug addict, more specifically meth, speed, heroine and whatever...
    Cryingsmile Cryingsmile 16-17, T 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My boyfriend's gambling addiction is really putting a tear into our relationship. He has now been in Las Vegas for over a week now, and admitted to bringing $40k for gambling...
    blazeee blazeee 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    Speaking of addiction I mean not just substances , everything , sex, alcohol, ... Thanks good my body would never allow me to party for more than 2 days, but it was enough to...
    alexpoco88 alexpoco88 26-30, M Jun 29

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    OMG, I just watched a video of huge female bodybuilder doing squats. OMG so big, as she squatted down and up her massive legs just blew up to enormous proportions, absolute woman...
    ant6151 ant6151 51-55, M Jul 5

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    Addicted to your touch, the way you run your hands through my hair when we kiss, your kiss I get so turned on by kissing you, your breathe on my skin, our bodies touching, the...
    classynsassy34 classynsassy34 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    An addictive personality is a blessing and a curse. At times, it can help a person excel in their career, their education, or a hobby. However, if you get addicted to the wrong...
    thecellist thecellist 18-21, F Jul 17

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    Since I was 15, I have been on drugs. I was known as "that kid" in highschool - The one who would probably dropout, have a kid at an early age, and be a nobody. Over the years, I...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 20

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    July 22. Learning to Trust Again. Many of us have trust issues. Some of us tried long and hard to trust untrustworthy people. Over and again, we believed lies and promises never...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    i been addicted for a couple of years and it has completley taken over my life, i have a wife and kids, and im just so far gone its hard to be myself, im trying to beat this but...
    Cage03 Cage03 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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