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I Am a Second Life Addict

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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 22-25, T 1 Response Feb 1, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I never really knew anyone with a drug problem, but I grew up with an alcoholic. They have an addiction and it's not something they can give up so easily. Though I'm glad they try...
    crimsoncube crimsoncube 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    My username in Second Life is Sanndy Sands. If you want add me there, first say hi and talk before sending a friend request.
    SanndySands SanndySands 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I dont know how to stay when you hurt me so much. when im terrified everyday im gonna find you overdosed. when I cant trust anything you say. when all I do is worry that your going...
    rfsfbb rfsfbb 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    Boy oh boy! I started using when I was 17. I wasn't out to rebel or try new things. I found drugs following being sexually abused from 13-17. Emotionally I was having a crisis...
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    rogermuppet rogermuppet 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Hey...don't ignore this,just give me a chance to explain Don't grab your "tools" whenever you feel bad.Remind yourself what will happen if you give up.How are you going to deal...
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    My eyes are finally open, my heart is awake yet my tears flow. Time and distance have reminded me of the bad memories that I've pushed aside in an effort to barely survive...
    tssunshine tssunshine 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    Inthedark16 Inthedark16 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 23

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