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I Am a Second Life Addict

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 84 People

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

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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!
    TheNerdYouLove TheNerdYouLove 31-35, F Apr 1, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 8, 2013

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    Kerryn2508 Kerryn2508 22-25, F Feb 16

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    ibra0310 ibra0310 41-45 Feb 10

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    I've been in recovery of a substance abuse addiction for about 4 years now and I'm going through another relapse. I've been trying to get into a clinic for medical treatment and...
    ishola5466 ishola5466 31-35, M Feb 3

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    I hate it. I've been a smoker since I was 13. I started smoking weed when I was 14 then traded that addiction for alcohol when I was 17. I've been drinking almost every day since...
    Scal92 Scal92 22-25, F Feb 18

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    Been tickling since before kindergarten. The same behavior goes from cute to creepy as one gets older. Its sad. But, here's a story from my youth. True and my favorite Summer. I...
    TicklElder TicklElder 41-45, M Feb 22

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    My husband is addicted to pain killers. We have to kids together. The past couple have been insane. At least to me. I don't even know where to begin on how I feel about this. Last...
    hm3mac hm3mac 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    A needle in my arm, the thoughts in my head What's it matter anyways? By the morning, I'll be dead It'll all end quick, why not do it right now? Yeah, I'm dealing with some ****, I...
    jasminepeck jasminepeck 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Today is a good day with my husband. He's sober. He's going to talk to a psych doctor tomorrow. I hope it helps in some way. His friend of 25 years came over last night to show his...
    hm3mac hm3mac 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I am facing a real challenge, I know in reading this you may say well the choice is easy. But I find myself just thinking about it over and over. My husband is a drug user...
    cristina2169 cristina2169 31-35, F Feb 22

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    I would not say addicted to ****, but at times it run my life, such that it takes my mind off actually living life to the fullest. Last nite for example, I had been reading part 1...
    xr4rider xr4rider 36-40 1 Response Feb 12

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    I don't know just how it happened, I let down my guard Swore I'd never fall in love again but I fell hard Guess I should have seen it coming; caught me by surprise I wasn't looking...
    Rowanness Rowanness 13-15, F Feb 14

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    I love my phone so much i don't wanna let it go for 1 second
    julietflaws julietflaws 18-21, F Feb 7

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    currently watching transformers the second movie.
    Dean6736 Dean6736 46-50, M Feb 13

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