I Am a User

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    Addictions: a Thousand Wolves Stuffed Into One Sheep

    This list is by no means complete, and reflects the use by people who have gone beyond normal consumption. Okay, so there are the usual suspects: alcohol, marijuana, caffeine, chemical street drugs, prescription drugs OTC drugs, inhalants, all ingested in one way or another, all...
    JackGrey JackGrey
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Nov 7, 2007

    The Yin and Yang of Addiction (an Excerpt From My Paper)

    In a perfect world, no one would have addictions. But it is human nature to believe that if some is good, more is bound to be better. All of the gifts we've been given as humans have a dual and usually opposite purpose. We are supposedly blessed with higher thinking...
    JackGrey JackGrey
    51-55, F
    12 Responses Oct 30, 2007

    Why Do I Do

    My story. Well my addiction goes back 30 years. Where has the time gone. So many wasted years..it took about 20 years for me to come to terms that i am not who you think. I am an addict that hates every thing about myself and I do not feel worthy of anything. Why? So my...
    againreally againreally
    41-45, M
    1 Response Oct 31, 2012

    Final Paper, Addiction Studies Certificate Course

      How to Become an Addict   After much consideration, reconsideration, frustration and panic, I have finally chosen the essay topic with which I am most familiar; that of my own path toward understanding and combating a lifelong addictive personality. I have borrowed...
    JackGrey JackGrey
    51-55, F
    8 Responses Apr 19, 2008

    Not Of Substances Thank God

    I have been compulsively addicted to various forms of media/computer use due to its properties of escape. I also use people and things in the negative sense. Ive used girls for sex, I've used people for what I could get from them and discard them. Really just a black hole.
    deleted deleted
    Jul 5, 2011

    Not Careful Enough

    This could be my new blog space, since there are no other members. I guess I must be the only user around here. Gee, just what I needed; to feel even more unlike the rest of my world. The duality of my life drives me crazy.
    JackGrey JackGrey
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Jan 16, 2008
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