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I Am a Second Life Addict

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Aug 9

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    Second Life is addicting to me because my avatar is a reflection of how I see myself in real life. I am FtM transgender in real life, and one of my favorite things to do is shop...
    havokitten havokitten 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Aug 9

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    Two years ago, I met a woman on second life. We quickly fell in love and met in real life three months later. We are currently engaged and living together. I don't know where I...
    havokitten havokitten 22-25, M Aug 7

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    I like to explore, be difference persons or things, or dress the way I dream. It's a nice place to hang out and visit but I wouldn't want to live there. I realize it is not real...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Aug 9

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    BOTH. I have Second Life and IMVU. I prefer a virtual world (SL) to a virtual chat (IMVU). If you're my friend or want to be, and you're on either, message me.
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Aug 9

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    Me posts so much to escape. But not addicted. Well. Maybe addicted to escape. But what saint or cherub aint. Jerks rule. Caring is abused. So we need escapes...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 8 hrs ago

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    This is the first time I've been addicted to any electronic hobby. It's my source of socialization right now outside my family because I don't relate well to most people where I...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Over recent months I have found myself paying more and more for energy drinks and I'm worried as I do not have the self control to stop myself,I haven't opened up to anyone as I am...
    ollieh25 ollieh25 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    It has been 2 weeks less a day when I finally kicked my addict boyfriend out. He of course with drunken eyes turned it all around and made it about him not being happy and blamed...
    ellavi ellavi 36-40, F Aug 21

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    For perhaps the most intimate night in your life, will not miss out on out on our the moment inside a life time Candle mild meal by you, to the beach, as being the sun sets that...
    Temple2516ja Temple2516ja 31-35, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Dear Crystal Meth, I knew two years when i set the pipe down that you weren't finished with me yet! It's true, in recovery you're never safe. The minute you think your safe...
    love2tryalot love2tryalot 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    First of all, "I am an alcoholic and addict" Secondly, I'm a sixteen year old girl, I've been addicted to cutting for 5/6 years, addicted to sex for 2 years, addicted to weed for...
    RavenEP RavenEP 16-17, T Aug 22

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    I am totally addicted to dying mine and friends hair! I have been dying my hair since I was in secondary school, I started off with temporary colours as close to mine as I could...
    hairdyemike hairdyemike 31-35, M Aug 20

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    I am totally addicted to dying mine and friends hair! I have been dying my hair since I was in secondary school, I started off with temporary colours as close to mine as I could...
    hairdyemike hairdyemike 31-35, M Aug 20

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    I am totally addicted to dying mine and friends hair! I have been dying my hair since I was in secondary school, I started off with temporary colours as close to mine as I could...
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    There are several these kinds of alcohol rehabs in Austin and around Texas that have specially properly trained employees which can be specialists at encouraging alcoholics and...
    Joseph048l7jx2 Joseph048l7jx2 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I am so baffled right now. It's my first year of marriage. When we first met we didn't do drugs. Then we did hydrocodone at work waiting tables. We became a couple and went from...
    ladyeljay ladyeljay 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My father, who lived to be 83 years old and had traveled all over the country and had known countless people (some famous, he was a jazz musician) told me a few years back that I...
    NoHeartButMyOwn NoHeartButMyOwn 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I am a college student, struggling with the idea of dropping out to pursue my passion of writing, travel, spirituality and introducing people to a more fulfilling life. Are you...
    theleigh theleigh 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Addiction runs in my family, in one form or another – typically many forms at once. On my bio mother's side, every person is addicted to many somethings. It was such a natural...
    Aurinne Aurinne 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've always convinced myself that it was because I had coursework or needed to prepare for an exam, but the reason for my adderall addiction started before I'd even tried it. When...
    shmannabelle shmannabelle 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Many heroin readily available in Texas is from Mexico. Texas stays A significant transshipment hub for heroin transfer into the remainder of The usa.com is all about. We scoured...
    Alexander815d4bq9 Alexander815d4bq9 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Thank you all for sharing your experiences and insight into this sad, sad, stupid horrific thing we call addiction. Reading all of your stories has been eye opening and I hope...
    hightoolong hightoolong 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    Inevitably, the person from Austin, Minnesota will build an elevated tolerance towards the influence of alcohol and they're going to have to raise the level of the alcohol which...
    William162d6ol9 William162d6ol9 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I used to be a full-in fan fiction addict until a few years ago. During my lowest point in life (which meant that I had no job, no money, and was still living with my parents), I...
    sparkles4edward sparkles4edward 26-30, F Aug 2

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    I have been married to my husband for 5 years. When we first got together during our last year of college, we liked to party as any young kids do. We would drink and smoke and...
    youaremystrength youaremystrength 26-30 3 Responses Aug 5

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    I'm not currently addicted to anything but I'm a very confused girl and I have this problem where I am constantly trying to figure the world out. All it does is have me turning in...
    Alliemakallie Alliemakallie 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    Nine years ago at the young age of sixteen I met my best friend and the only man I've ever loved. I was 16 and he was 19. I was a stoner in highschool and he sold pot. He had his...
    kas4849 kas4849 22-25, F Aug 12

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    Nine years ago at the young age of sixteen I met my best friend and the only man I've ever loved. I was 16 and he was 19. I was a stoner in highschool and he sold pot. He had his...
    kas4849 kas4849 22-25, F Aug 12

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    Nine years ago at the young age of sixteen I met my best friend and the only man I've ever loved. I was 16 and he was 19. I was a stoner in highschool and he sold pot. He had his...
    kas4849 kas4849 22-25, F Aug 12

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    I don't do it for attention and people who do do it for attention are stupid. I know it's not a good way to cope but now I'm addicted. I don't seek attention. I seek help. You don...
    faithy8888 faithy8888 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I got my prescription for adderall when I was going through a bad marriage. I am now divorced from him, engaged to the most wonderful man who makes me happier than I ever thought...
    jmh816 jmh816 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    He was my everything. I met my husband two years ago at an AA meeting. He was in rehab for a heroin addiction, fresh out of prison, and looking for a new life. I was a recovering...
    cantsavehim cantsavehim 22-25, F Aug 19

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    I can't ever get a relationship to last. Mainly because I'm a sex addict. I can never get enough of it and I'm addicted to orgasming I try to give myself as many as I can a day...
    Gothika88 Gothika88 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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