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I Am a Second Life Addict

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 80 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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!
    Retronatrix Retronatrix 31-35, F Feb 23

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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!
    TheNerdYouLove TheNerdYouLove 31-35, F Apr 1

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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 Jul 26

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    One, I didn't look for... but alone came along. The first one is sustained by monotony...while the other one, is full of love and passion. This one here (the second one) I live it...
    lisqbansil lisqbansil 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I love to play Second Life and have for over 8 years now. Though, I'm not the most social person and tend to be very picky about who I friend. I have been looking for furry/feral...
    AirleasAyres AirleasAyres 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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     do you think i succeeded?
    lamaragymnast lamaragymnast 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Music is life, it feeds my emotions. It's what determines if my day is gonna be good or not.
    dem007 dem007 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I recently began to realize that I might be Love Addict and my ex was Love Avoidant ( gain a sense of relationship control by avoiding intimacy and withholding love). I wonder if...
    RivenFlow RivenFlow 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    I am 18 years old and I have recently became addicted to ***********. I am always happy and open to talking and sending dirty pics(;
    SirenofScarlet SirenofScarlet 18-21, F 9 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I am new here. I have read a few posts and seems people on here are pretty young. In sharing, I am in my 50s. I want to share that I just lost my mother a few years ago and...
    southsioux7 southsioux7 56-60, F Nov 19

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    scriptURE FULFILLED IN MY LIFE Oct.1947: “My substance was not hidden from Thee, when I was made in secret, and intricately wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Thine eyes...
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F Nov 3

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    I'm addicted to your soft luscious lips. Your vast oceanic eyes as you gaze down upon me. I'm addicted to the soft touch of your hands as you press your body against mine. To the...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    I, like many of my generation, am lost without technology. Let's face it without the almighty grip of social media some of us may never find a way to interact with other human...
    Sparrowlynn03 Sparrowlynn03 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I hate addiction, I've seen it destroy a lot of good people but I've also seen people that where able to put their lives back together. My best friend since I was 11 started...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have been in love with a heroin addict for as long as I can remember. I met him when I was 15 before his addiction. we dated for 2 1/2 years before he started using, he we my...
    justwanttobehappy1 justwanttobehappy1 18-21 2 Responses Nov 1

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    Here are some reasons why I am sick and tired of being me: 1. I have a rare allergic condition that causes Wheat, Dairy, Corn, Barley, Oats, Flax, Quinoa, Grapes, Tomatoes, eggs...
    Tucker66 Tucker66 16-17 2 Responses Nov 13

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    I am so addicted to facebook. Instead of watching TV in the evenings in my spare time I go directly to facebook. I actually use it for two basic reasons: playing Gardens Of Time...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    because all I do these days is spend time on my laptop. Sometimes I think I could be addicted to the inter-net. But these days I spend most of time playing cards which can be very...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    Be it drugs, booze, cigarettes, po..rn, se.x, cleaning, gossiping, stealing or even working out. Addiction will interfere with everyday life and eventually destroy us. I have an...
    pchela pchela 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    I know that nowadays we can't live without internet, but I spend my entire day connected to facebook chat from my mobile phone. I wake up and first thing I do is picking my phone...
    Isobel1985 Isobel1985 26-30, F Nov 13

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    I am addicted to lingerie, I really am. I love it and I own tons of it - very sexy pieces, and they look amazing on me (I promise, I really don't have a head as big as this room...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 16 Responses Nov 17

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    November 23. Healthy Sexuality. Many areas of our life need healing. One important part of our life is our sexuality. Our feelings and beliefs about our sexuality, our ability to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    I am 24 years old and I started abusing OxyContin when I was 17. It all started with marijuana and alcohol at a younger age, then eventually my group of friends changed and they...
    reckless1990 reckless1990 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 13

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    The roots of my sexual addiction began in my childhood. I was first-born along with a twin brother. I was born with a lot of physical problems....I entered kindergarten as a...
    UniqueQueen UniqueQueen 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    I really need help to stop masturbatingg and looking at sexual things. What kind of therapist can i go to this for because i think it is affect my education and complicating my...
    DonaldC123 DonaldC123 13-15, M 8 Responses Nov 15

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    For most of my adult life I've suffered from alcoholism. For years I lived under the illusion of control, 'I got this, I can handle this, I know what I'm doing' were my standard...
    Allysoninaz Allysoninaz 46-50, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    November 27. We can Trust Ourselves. For many of us, the issue is not whether we can trust another person again; it's whether we can trust our own judgment again. "The last...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    I am a man of addiction, and I was raised to be more of a loner, so I luckily I haven't met friends who get me into some bad stuff... But I have found my way into some. I have...
    lordbuttfucker lordbuttfucker 16-17, M Nov 16

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    The Bible says something like: "if a eye causes you to sin, than pluck it out...." Okay. That is rather extreme. I guess if you are a sexual addict addicted to sexual images...
    UniqueQueen UniqueQueen 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 13

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    I drink every day. It helps ease the pain I feel inside and without it, I can't sleep. I wish I could just stop, but help is limited. I've been to the doctors and explained my...
    friendlygent friendlygent 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 19

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    And I totally love being addicted. it feels really good. Make that... really, really good. So? My life, my choice. Btw, it's totally awesome.
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M Nov 5

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    I am 59 years old, married for 35 years to a man I found out I didn't know at all. I found out 3 years ago that he has been a meth addict for 7 years. We had been working on a...
    oldtowngranny oldtowngranny 56-60, F Nov 15

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    There is a Meetup group in Annapolis, MD called the Second Half Rally, a social circle of people who are in their second half of life. They get together for social events. I like...
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    As I get older, I learn things now at this age what I was supposed to of learned when I was a kid or teenager. Growing up my step dad was strict. He never allowed me to do what I...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M 9 hrs ago

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    November 16. The Victim Trap. The belief that life has to be hard and difficult in the belief that makes a martyr. We can change our negative beliefs about life, and whether we...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 16

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    The peace I once felt was eventually lost forever, my innocent broken and shattered. Biological or not, we will always be family. In fact, I learned blood isn't always as thick as...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Soo about sex machines.. Haha I was trying to make the title "I have a weird question" and "I am addicted to thongs" came up so I just went with it lol. Seriously, addicted to...
    Beth0888 Beth0888 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 29

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    October 30. Self Value. We have a real life of our own. Yes, we do. That empty feeling, that senses that everyone except us has a life - an important life, a valuable life, a...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Oct 30