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I Am a Second Life Addict

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 85 People

    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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    If you could think of the absolute silliest

    thing to develop an addiction to I would say being addicted to Second life. I am one of these people that are really addicted to this game. It has came to the point of thinking of it 24/7 also dreaming of it. Pretty pathetic right? I came to the conclusion that this has become a...
    WastedtomatoJuice WastedtomatoJuice 18-21, T 1 Response Feb 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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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!
    Retronatrix Retronatrix 31-35, F Feb 23, 2014

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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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    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 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 8, 2013

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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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    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, 2014

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    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M May 24

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    this fucke^ suck! I really hate Mondays, one thing... I lost my job... secondly I was late to school... I missed one bus to go home and other broken down, so I walked home (glad...
    Thankyou1337 Thankyou1337 16-17, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I get addicted to anything that helps take the pain away. The pain or being alive, the pain of being a prisoner to the thoughts that go around inside my busy little brain...
    busybrain busybrain 26-30, F May 25

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    I don't really have an addictive personality mainly because I quickly get tired of the things I get addicted to. But I can get addicted very fast. But a certain point I just quit...
    kimchiaddict kimchiaddict 36-40, M May 24

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    I am 60 years old I Had a 10 years morphine/heroin /methadone habit at the same time. I thought I had gotten to the top of the world no pain and happy.I have many injuries. So I...
    Bigfoot60 Bigfoot60 56-60, M 2 Responses May 16

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    I'm 16 and currently trying to overcome my heroin addiction! I was always the daring one out of all my brothers and sisters, I started drinking alcohol when I was 13 then I started...
    SwimB123 SwimB123 13-15, F 23 hrs ago

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    I have had this addiction for quite a while now, it has really consumed my life and I feel like I cant be comfortable with myself, I feel like Ive changed so much from the person I...
    Doctorwhodat Doctorwhodat 16-17, F 19 hrs ago

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    1994-introduction to crack, 9 months into using: went to prison (manslaughter & robbery) Incarcerated for 14 years 11 months. Earned a BA degree while in prison, got involved in...
    johnqrich johnqrich 41-45, M May 13

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    I am at the end of my rope again with this girl I love. She has been living at my house for a few years. I have been in the hospital for the past six months recovering from heart...
    downthestretch downthestretch 51-55, M 1 Response May 18

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    16 years together, one beautiful 3yr. old daughter and I think I've finally accepted it may be the time to let go and move on....... My boyfriend is a drug addict, his drug of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 2

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    Movie addict here indeed...... Movies that make you think, get right inside of you where you can feel the movie...."We Were Soldiers....Brave Heart...My Sister's Keeper Step...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 4 Responses May 3

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    I cannot get enough sugar. I've been addicted since I was young, as I developed the idea that sugar was a reward. This belief reinforced my positive thoughts connected to sugar...
    TheRealSamsClub TheRealSamsClub 13-15, F 2 Responses May 4

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    My dad is addicted to ice. In other words, methamphetamine. He took it 3 years ago, that's what he said. He blames it on me, blames it on my mum, he said it's because we didn't...
    xparanoiax xparanoiax 16-17, F May 15

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    My whole life has been anything but normal, I am going to share a few of the strangest most life changing times I have experienced throughout my life. When I was very young from...
    Signseverywhere Signseverywhere 36-40, M May 10

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    Please don't teach me a bad thing. I get addicted easily. I get addicted to ''good" things too. I get addicted to unbelievable things.... things that don't even require an...
    Significant Significant 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Today is my 3 year anniversary with the boy I love. I knew I loved him since I was 13. I'm 20 now. This morning I found out he took percocets. He has a history of doing xanax...
    livelaughlove08642 livelaughlove08642 18-21, F May 4

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    I know, almost nobody smokes anymore, or admits to it. Those of us who do, are looked at as weak-willed and foolish. I didn't expect to become a smoker. At 13, I was elevated to...
    PaulaDancer PaulaDancer 18-21, F May 4

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    I have been smoking cigarettes for about a month now but maybe once a day or sometimes only one every 3 days. Lately I have been craving them so badly, I have one and I just think...
    xoValentina xoValentina 18-21, F 3 Responses May 5

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    it's ruining my life. I'm addicted to things that won't help me
    tarjawhore tarjawhore 22-25, M May 5

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    I've never done anything like this before. But at this point, I've found myself lost. I don't know how to deal with this. I'm great at acting like everything is ok. I've always...
    Jmbrown1 Jmbrown1 26-30, F May 5

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    thanks to netflix, im addicted to cheesy, soppy korean romance dramas.. But you know what? while i may mock them if i know you in real life, im seriously loving it, and thats why i...
    imme163 imme163 13-15, F May 6

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    I suffer from chronic pain and used that as an excuse to abuse painkillers. Before I knew it my life was filled with voids. Gaps that I don't remember. Gaps that scare me...
    CainMarko CainMarko 26-30, M May 8

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    I don't think im addicted just "really keen". why not, lifes to short and there is so much to watch. Ive done a complete U-turn and am big on the hairy bush at the moment. I'm...
    callum00000 callum00000 26-30, M 2 Responses May 10

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    I am, everybody knows it, we are all ok with it, girls have admitted to me that they too are addicted, it led to some amazing sex, its a good thing! Everybody is addicted to...
    HugeSchong HugeSchong 51-55, M May 11

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    What is Life? Life is complex Life is beautiful It's beautiful Life is rich and amazing Life was given to us by God Life is limited So why waste time? Each and everyday is a...
    LeahLoveeU LeahLoveeU 13-15, F 2 Responses May 14

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    Ever since I was a kid, my mom has been addicted to drugs. I was the oldest kid in the family and my dad always worked, so I really did the most work to keep our family together...
    vintagequxxn vintagequxxn 26-30, F 1 Response May 15

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    I think my addiction may have ruined my sex life. Sometimes I think I am actually asexual and only turned on by ****, other times I think it's the **** itself which has caused me...
    crypticcrime crypticcrime 18-21, F 4 Responses May 19

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    I am definitely addicted. I have fought the thought that I am addicted for a long time. I have thought to myself that I couldn't be addicted. I have thought that i only watch this...
    Soccerman5 Soccerman5 31-35, M 1 Response May 19

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    I am Rebecca and I am addicted to YouTube!!! There I said it haha Yey I love YouTube and Youtubers so much. In my room I have lots of YouTube things, books,jumpers,drawings It's...
    ItsJustRebecca ItsJustRebecca 13-15, F May 23

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    I am addicted to kindness. I am addicted to patience. I am addicted to compassion. I Am Love.
    BeautifulSurprise BeautifulSurprise 36-40, F 1 Response