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I Am Addicted to Drugs

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    Just Plain Tired

    I'm twenty-years-old. I am an opiate addict and I also have a very large weakness for amphetamine. My drug use went down hill very quickly. I got braver with each use and began to make bold decisions. I went from popping tabs to snorting oxy to slamming ice in a matter of a...
    nemmynem nemmynem 18-21, F 4 Responses May 9, 2010

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    this is my past but it will never leave my mind.

    ... that knot you get in your stomach the anxiety build up as you poor that dope into a cap, fill the rig with water and pour water on your poison. the anticipation feels lime and eternity when really its been one minute. the tie off the smack and the ***** that feels so good...
    roslyn1990 roslyn1990 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 27

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    Running Away From Everything.

    At first it was just weed, and that was all it was ever gonna be. i'll lost my father and i just wanted the pain to stop. Weed was a good way to do that. but its got worse, i started with shrooms. you know, never anything unnatural but if it grows its fine. then came MDMA...
    thefingereater thefingereater 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 3, 2012

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    I'M Addicted To Marijuana

    The first time I smoked, I was 16. I've done other drugs also. I was addicted to ecstasy & computer cleaner for 2 years. Then after I quit the "hard stuff" I just smoke bud. I smoked for about 5 years. The first 2 years I smoked all day, everyday....now that I look back, I...
    OTexperience OTexperience 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2013

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    Pipe Dreams

    DREAM HAS ALWAYS BEEN MY FAVORITE WORD...AND ONE OF MY FAVORITE THINGS TO DO. FUNNY MY DRUG OF CHOICE TURNED OUT TO BE SOMETHING THAT DEPRIVES YOU OF SLEEP. I AM 20 YEARS OLD. I STARTED SMOKING WEED WHEN I WAS 12, I TRIED EXTACY WHEN I WAS 13, COKE, CRACK, HEROIN AND METH WHEN I...
    oshun88 oshun88 18-21 2 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    Little Blue Flowers

    Dear roxy, i love you so ******* much its sick. it makes me sick, YOU make me sick. You make me scared to go to sleep because it seams like i close my eyes for 5 minutes them wake up thrashing from pain. But when me and you come together, gee its magical. its beautiful. You make...
    BellaVara BellaVara 18-21, F Jul 25, 2012

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    Drug Induced Phsychosis Made Me Throw Myself Out Of A Window

    I started taking drugs from the age of 19 years old when I started dancing on the club scene, amphetamine and ecstasy where the first recreational drugs that I used. They would give me a sense of being free with loads of confidence and would help me party all through the night...
    dannymcc dannymcc 26-30 1 Response Jul 5, 2011

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    Addicted &Amp; Alone: A Look Into My Life

    It's thursday morning. I'm on the bus on my way to school. What a ***** it is to have been up all night on adderall and have to come to school the next day. Thank god you can always take a little more adderall though. This morning before I left I nearly had a mental breakdown...
    Paige5 Paige5 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 27, 2013

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    So first I was caught shoplifting.

    When I got home my parents made me empty my bag to check for anything bad. They found Valium, morphine, liquor, and lighters
    rabecka rabecka 13-15, F 4 Responses May 25

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    Sometimes I Just Need to Get High

    i wouldnt neccisarily consider myself an addict, but sometimes have strong urges to get high, high off anything i can find. probably cause im feeling down or something. the other problem is if i cant resist drugs if i have them, or if they are in front of me. i dont do this often...
    nickwentskating nickwentskating 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 6, 2008

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    I Just Don't Know

    Hydrocodone is my drug of choice. I've tried others, but hydros have me hooked. I've been abusing them for over a year. It started as just trying them out of curiosity to I can't have a good time without them to I absolutely have to have them or else. I also use inhalants, mainly...
    jmama20 jmama20 18-21, F 9 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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    I Can Never Break Free...

    I have been addicted to drugs since I was 12; I am now 20. Drugs have always been there when no one else was willing to be there for me. My long journey with addiction started off very simple, a few pain pills here and there and a bit of weed every now and then. It didn't take...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 30, 2013

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    You can always tell which people have an addict

    and which people have never done drugs or never been addicted the people who say just say no and it's ok it's easy you can do it, or just stop doing them its easy as that those are the people who have never tasted addictions hold don't you think if it was that easy no one would...
    crazybeautiful26 crazybeautiful26 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Um, Yeah. I'm An Addict.

    So I'm fifteen going to be sixteen in a couple months. My drug use has been going on for almost two years now &I just can't quit. My parents help feed the addiction by constantly giving me money to pay for them, without even knowing where all their money goes to. As long as I...
    bamiminwonderland bamiminwonderland 16-17 5 Responses Jul 23, 2009

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    I was bored and she convinced me to do up.

    worst decision of my life
    vivamore vivamore 18-21, F Dec 12

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    15yr Old Meth Addict

    I looked at him slowly as I closed my eyes, How can something so good be full of lies? I promised that it would be only one time, I would commit this life destroying crime. Hands are shaking; I’m dripping of sweat, i feel the mirror staring at me like a threat. Heart beats...
    olddays13 olddays13 16-17, F 1 Response May 10, 2013

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    I am 24 years old and I started abusing

    OxyContin when I was 17. It all started with marijuana and alcohol at a younger age, then eventually my group of friends changed and they were all popping pills. I had no idea what they were and didn't know they were so addictive. By age 21 I was shooting heroin. My life had...
    reckless1990 reckless1990 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 13

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    I Decided To Quit Drugs And Drinking.

    And after 5 days I get my first test. My back is KILLING me, and it would be so easy to smoke a bowl, or pop a pill, but I'm trying not too. This is a little harder than I first thought it was going to be.
    justaguy86 justaguy86 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    Legal & Otc Drugs

    I'm addicted to certain Over The Counter drugs and legal drugs. I really like getting high off Salvia. I usually smoke the least potent kind (green level from Salvia Zone) because it doesn't cause me to hallucinate. I also take 5-HTP and take an edible drug (a candy from Salvia...
    carriewolf12 carriewolf12 22-25, T 1 Response Feb 2, 2012

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    Cocaine Was A Cruel Mistress

    Nights of no sleep and a million sunrises…blood red like my noses lining. I was wild. An unfettered maniac; a dopamine dinosaur; dangerous to myself and others – not intentionally but just the same… “Reckless to the point of selfishness” Something’s wrong here…I...
    ak3160 ak3160 22-25, M 1 Response May 9, 2012

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    Im Fighting For My Life

    im addicted to crack cocaine, and im so ashamed iv been addicted for three years and i spend a min 300 hun a day every day, last year i spent over 108,000 on crack alone.
    jaymehigh jaymehigh 26-30, F 8 Responses May 7, 2008

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    In My Skin....

    Your in my head your in my skin your taking me 6ft under making me believe this life is a sin trying so hard to keep hold dragging me under pulling me in feeling real dam cold but still i reach for your stem clear glass pipe look what you do to me this reality is my very own...
    Tashez11 Tashez11 22-25, F Mar 9, 2013

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    My Mother's Addiction And Mine

    My mother is addicted to painkillers, heavily, and I think I might have fueled my own addiction too. Im fifteen and have been fxxking with various opiates and perscription drugs for around two years. When it comes to stealing pills from a family member, I don't even think twice...
    ineedtoleave ineedtoleave 16-17 5 Responses Jul 9, 2012

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    I went to my friends

    and took two hits of acid. I feel so light so free. This is why I do this. I have a feeling if euphoria. However it hurts everyone around me I'm lying and I am cheating. I lied to my boyfriend just so he wouldn't get mad me for it. So I wouldn't get a talking to
    Haleyannbudddd Haleyannbudddd 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    Your First Thought.

    Is probably, "drug addicts are useless. They bring it on themselves" Get the fück off my story. Narrow minded Bïtch. Every person has a story. Stay open minded to EVERYONE'S perspective. I'm addicted to pills. I've overdosed 3-4 times. It started when I was 10? Or 11...
    IWillMakeYouThink IWillMakeYouThink 18-21, F 9 Responses May 13, 2013

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    Love The Feeling

    I have been addicted to drugs for about 4 years now. My drug of choice would have to be pain killlers.I love the numbness I feel when I take them. I have tried almost everything, I was addicted to meth at one point, but I went to rehab and I am able to keep myself from it. The...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F 10 Responses Apr 5, 2012

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    Pills & Opiates

    I love all pills...especially benzodiazepines. I feel i cant go a day without them. I have even committed crimes because of this. I have a 10 yr old son of which I feel so guilty of. I don't just take 1 or 2 , I take as much as my hands can hold & more. They don't do anything...
    frigidgirl frigidgirl 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 22, 2012

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    Tweekr

    i first tried meth when i was 16, i fell in love with it.i have spent years hustling to get high. now at 23 i am married and my husband is also a meth addict. we have the most disfunctional marriage u can possibly imagine. i know that using meth deystroys lives but ...
    Mytweek Mytweek 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 15, 2009

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    JUST Say No!!! Ha! I Wish I Could!

    I wish i had the will power to just say no to drugs but ive tried and tried and have been trying for the past 7 years and i still cant do it.ive been a herion addict for the past 7 years but i did manage to get clean and stay clean for 2 years but i started again which i regreat...
    helplessangel helplessangel 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2008

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    Crystals....

    crystals in my body crystal on my mind another man on top of me so i can pay for the next dime i hate who i am the person i become maby one day it'll all take my breth away like 3 2 1 my skin so cold and face so white powder on my nose what a F * * * ed up sight people will...
    Tashez11 Tashez11 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2012

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    It started with just a bit of weed every now

    and then, then i tried cocaine, and then when the coke stopped numbing my pain i moved to heroin.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 4

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    METH. meth controls my every move,

    my every thought . meth is what keeps me sane . without meth there is only shakes , voices within my head , nightmares , sweats .. I am insane without it . I can't handle being sober . meth has taken so much from me . it has stolen my hopes and dreams, my self worth , my...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 1

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    Dilauded Addiction.

    About a year ago, I became seriously ill. I had lancing pain all through my abdomen. My doctor was attempting to find me an answer as to why this was happening, and in the meantime, started me on Hydromorphone (Dilauded) and Hydromorph Contin (extended release). As the months...
    Malynne Malynne 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2009

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    There Wasn't Even A Shred Left....

    Looking back now, over the last year, I can only fathom as a nightmare. It amazes me how I am even alive today. In one years time my body suffered so much that had I not been the one living the story I am about to tell, I would’ve thought the main character never made it out...
    lionsdenn lionsdenn 26-30, M 7 Responses Oct 3, 2010

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    Two months ago I had a family,

    my own car, a house, was in college and had a well paying job-- until I let Mr. Crystal Meth take it all from me. I have never felt so hopeless.
    0abigail 0abigail 18-21, F 3 Responses May 25

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    I don't think its that bad using drugs.

    I stay with all natural things like pot and shrooms. Yesterday was the first time I had ever done DMT though and man was it crazy haha.
    oaklandman oaklandman 16-17, M Feb 2

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    she will consume part of you

    and never give that part back. she will make you shiver for her and also ache of pain. she will take your muscles and make them fade. she will feed you silence and even give you a little peace but don't be fooled cause that is how she guides you to right where she wants you to...
    roslyn1990 roslyn1990 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 28

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    The beginning. I am 18 y/o.

    I tried my first drug when I was 14 or 15. It was the type of thing that was just around me every now & then. I would try random pain killers, but it was never really serious. I don't really remember much of my childhood (diagnosed memory disorder) but it all really got bad when...
    phukinsweetheart phukinsweetheart 18-21, F 4 Responses May 1

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    I Am Vyvanse.

    I am Vyvanse, a cloud breezing through the sky in secrecy. I am the test I couldn't finish, a pencil dropped on the ground. I am moving but standing still, a sermon with no message. I am bruised without the pain, the ball coming my way without realization. I am the girl who can't...
    DanniDarling DanniDarling 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 2, 2013

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    One

    It started in the 8th grade and i , so far, don't regret it. I started out with weed like most people , then slowly descended into a world of pills, beer, alcohol, coke and at one point meth. Amazingly its always been free (with the exception of beer) my acquaintances are amateur...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 6 Responses Aug 9, 2013

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    Up, Up, And Away...

    I'm losing it. Every month is worse and worse, every prescription lasts less and less time. I'm taking 70 mgs of Vyvanse and just re-filled Tuesday. I've slept maybe 8 hours total since then. This is only my 6th month of Vyvanse. When I was in my early twenties I was addicted to...
    Jenjee Jenjee 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2013

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    i am currently a heroin user,

    the one thing i always said i would never do. i am 32, i have a steady job, have a presentable appearance and no one would ever expect it. it started with percocets once in a while, which became weekly, then daily. very expensive habit. "friends" who aren't friends suggested...
    shadowjacket shadowjacket 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 11

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    I am a 29 year old white female

    that has been dealing and doing drugs since I was about 12. I am currently doing cocaine in the powder form and I find myself bouncing from one drug to another. I have tried a lot of drugs...although I have tried a lot of drugs I can say that I have never used needles or shot up...
    openbk84 openbk84 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    "I'm METH" *****PLEASE READ***** I've read

    this once and can't read again, it hurts too bad. I thought this was a wonderful poem I recieved in an email and it really says a lot about what drugs can do to not only you but all of those around you! I just thought I would share with everyone, you never know when it could...
    looper1975 looper1975 36-40, M Dec 25, 2013

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    Just How It Is

    I've been doing drugs for about two years now. I'm only at the ripe age of 17. I never thought i would ever do drugs becuase in elementary, middle and even high school parents and teachers would scare us and tell us how drugs effect the body and things but its because they never...
    retteXmich19 retteXmich19 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 8, 2010

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    I am no longer addicted :)

    but I used to be addicted to prescription painkillers. I was 15. I would steal pills from parents, siblings, grandparents, basically anyone who had any pills. I hated myself for it. I decided to talk to someone about it, I talked to my boyfriend. He also did drugs, but not...
    francake16 francake16 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    I am so addicted and have been back on this **** for the last maybe month. Most of the time. There is so much missing from my memory. I know there was one week where I only slept...
    transformerman transformerman 22-25 Dec 10

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    Honestly, for me, beer taste bad. Like, seriously I can't even finish a 24oz. I see my friends drink it as if it were water. I don't know why people drink it excessively or are...
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    Well here we are, at a point in life where everything I hide shall arise to the surface. Everyone who takes drugs, doesn't see the devastating damage they are inflicting on others...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F a week ago

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    I am so addicted to facebook. Instead of watching TV in the evenings in my spare time I go directly to facebook. I actually use it for two basic reasons: playing Gardens Of Time...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I am addicted to the internet. There I said it such a relief to get it off my chest. lol. I've been addicted to the internet ever since I was given my first internet connected...
    tormentedinternally tormentedinternally 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 11