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I Am Addicted to Laxatives

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    How Did I Get to This Point?

    Hey everyone, I am 23 years old and I am addicted to laxatives.  And i cant believe this but its been three years now that I have been taking them.  I started of only taking a couple of them per day and at one point I was taking like maybe 20 per day depending on what...
    pottybreak pottybreak 22-25 4 Responses Feb 16, 2009

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    Laxatives Come With The Life Of A Model

    I'm only 18 and I have been addicted to laxatives for only a year now and I don't plan on stopping but it's ruining my life! I do modeling and I have major insecurities. I study medicine full time too . Sometimes I can't go to uni because I know I've taken several too many...
    TeenageBeautyQueen TeenageBeautyQueen 18-21, F Oct 21, 2012

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    2 Years On Laxatives

    I was diagnosed with Ulcerative colitis 6 years ago. I was going to the toilet up to 40 times a day. I lost 3 stone in weight ( i was overweight and had it to lose thankfully). As i started to get better i noticed my weight creeping up again so i started to take laxatives, not...
    mimbot mimbot 31-35 Dec 9, 2011

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    Ever since I moved to Denver I have experienced

    some weight gain. Nothing was working but I've takin it to a whole other level. When I was 17 I was anorexic my demon of choice was laxatives and lots of them and or not eating at all. I am 24 not and I'm afraid it's gotten worse..... Every time I eat I have to take a laxative...
    browneyedgirl10 browneyedgirl10 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Help With My Emotional Eating And Laxative Abuse

    Hi there, I've lost almost all of my baby weight and would like another 10-20, but have hit a wall... I eat when alone and eat and eat, then I use laxatives to help not gain weight... HELP......
    melomad melomad 31-35 Sep 15, 2010

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    Addiction to Laxatives and Pregnancy

      Hi everyone   I am 33 years old and I am addiction to Laxatives for more then 15 years!   It begins when I was 17 years old with 1 pill per day and as the years passed by I found myself taken 50 per day and sometimes more!   6 months ago I started a...
    lee8c lee8c 31-35 3 Responses Dec 2, 2008

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    Stop It Before Its To Late

    I was addicted to laxactives, it's a terrible addiction. I took multiple laxatives a day. I was so determined to lose weight. Laxactives do not help weight loss, I'm not saying that to try to convince you not to take them or anything, they do NOT. I kept taking them. Nothing ever...
    Thispsycho Thispsycho 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 5, 2012

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    I Know

      Laxative Abuse and the laxative habit are terms    used to describe the mis-use, and the over-use,    of laxatives which produces a complete    dependency upon laxatives to move the bowels.        ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 22 Responses Nov 15, 2008

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    Are You Addicted To Laxatives?

    Are you addicted to laxatives? Would you like the chance to share your story and explore the meaning behind your laxative addiction? 20 West Productions is casting for a new documentary-style series for a major cable network that explores uncommon or overlooked addictions. If you...
    tvcasting tvcasting 31-35, F Sep 20, 2010

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    This Is New

    I have been on the pills for a month now I wanna know what the best ones are
    sarnowskij sarnowskij 31-35 3 Responses Apr 23, 2011

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    I Od'd

    Dear Young Girls or Newbie LaxMias, When I was 14, I had taken laxatives as usual, but I got busy and forgot to drink water and didn't think about the fact that I hadn't eaten or that there had been nothing to **** out the last time I took them, let alone this time. So, I began...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 4, 2011

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    3.5 Years On Laxatives

    Its been over 3 years since I've been taking laxatives... They helped me lose & maintain my weight. I'm a binge eater, so I began binge eating and using laxatives, because vomiting would cause my blood vessels on my face to burst... I really want to stop, but when I do, I can't...
    Tobeskinny Tobeskinny 31-35, F 1 Response May 26, 2012

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    I'm Addicted And

    Not taking them anymore makes me feel so wrong, so fat. I need them.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 28, 2010

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    19 Years...

    Ive been abusing laxatives for 19 years now. started when I was 18 to help lose weight. I'm what the term-bulimarexic. I eat like an anorexic, and purge like a bulimic would. I have a lazy colon now, or atonic colon. Even when I am trying to not use them, I end up having...
    BijouEcho BijouEcho 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2010

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    Babymma

    to whom it concerns, I got pregnant at only fifteen years old. after having my baby and going to high school still, all the girls around me look so skinny and in shape. Starting back about 7months ago I thought taking laxatives would help me lose excess weight from my binge...
    Cupicake2012 Cupicake2012 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13, 2012

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    Dont Give Up

    I had this problem as well. My hope is that by sharing my story, you won't have to look much farther for the answers you are looking for. If you don't care to read the story, scroll down I'll leave some tips at the bottom.This problem began with me two years ago. Basically I had...
    ssss654321 ssss654321 22-25 2 Responses May 8, 2012

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    I Feel Alone

    I have been taking laxatives for over 3 months now.  I take laxative chocolate 2-3 bars a day.  I had lost over 5 stone just eating 1 meal a day but my weight seemed to stick and I couldn't shift anymore, then I decided maybe taking laxatives would help and it did, I...
    donnabubble38 donnabubble38 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2010

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    Hi everyone. I have just started to research my

    problem with abusing laxatives. Last night when I looked down at the darkness that I had just rid my body of, I was alarmed. I have always been the girl to deny that I would develop any kind of addiction after growing up with an alcoholic mother. Even though all addicts have...
    katems3 katems3 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    Related Experiences

    So yesterday I made a really dumb on the whim decision to take some laxatives after I binge ate some junk food. I was feeling really really lowly about myself and since I have...
    Thestraycat Thestraycat 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I am so addicted to the internet and to my computer in general. I first started to do online shopping. All of a sudden I was doing lots of research for others and personal...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I am 22 years old but for 2 years now i have been addicted to alcohol. A year ago I started doing a simple upper ( drug ) and didnt realize how addicted i had become. Last month I...
    IndependentGrl IndependentGrl 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Honestly, I think it is almost impossible not to get addicted to Adderall. It's the perfect drug: motivation, weight loss, better grades, increased dopamine, and it's much easier...
    xmer831x xmer831x 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    Completely addicted and if the cure is to break that addiction there is no way I am taking it. Someday she will come be with me and the addiction will grow stronger but for now I...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Apr 3

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    Ok in October 2013 I purchased minecraft and became TOTALLY ADDICTED. I barely did anything else than play hunger games and skyblock and factions and survival. My parents hate that...
    Cookzie Cookzie 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I'm so addicted to "Who's crying now" by Journey!! Oh my gosh I love it.
    PencioliaLuna PencioliaLuna 13-15, F Mar 21

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    I am addicted to coffee. I love coffee. I pretty much drink coffee from the time I wake up in the morning, till either I drank more than a pot of coffee, or till I feel like...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Mar 21

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    Dude. I have no life and I'm addicted to all types of social media but I think that instagram is my #1 so follow me! @breannainreverse .. I promise I'm not a complete loser.. haha
    breannainreverse breannainreverse 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Well, I don't know about addicted, but I do like wearing them. I like both the look and feel of them.
    massagechick85 massagechick85 26-30, F 15 Responses Mar 23

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    Its only been an hour since i started using this app and i am already getting addicted to it.
    shadow010 shadow010 26-30, M Mar 24

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    I am totally addicted to Wicked Games by The Weeknd. https://soundcloud.com/devinnkeith/wicked-games-the-weeknd?in=maggystroes/sets/applebottom-let-you That is all :)
    SquishyIan SquishyIan 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    It's 6:30 in the morning and I'm on EP before I even get my morning coffee... That means I'm more addicted to this site than I am to coffee... Uh oh.
    mybonerandme mybonerandme 18-21, M Mar 26

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    I'm addicted to McDonalds. I eat triple cheeseburger meals at least once a day, sometimes more. But the problem is, I don't understand why I'm so skinny. I never gain weight, it's...
    Maddisonbrett Maddisonbrett 22-25, F Mar 26

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    So more on a light hearted note after all that's been happening in my life - I am addicted to zombies! I love zombie films, zombie books etc.... What would you do if you were...
    roxie1145 roxie1145 26-30, F Mar 26

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    This website is so weird for me. One week, I'll be completely addicted and all I can do is check my notifications. But then for about a month straight I don't even log on. It's...
    taylor468 taylor468 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I love to help addicted people and their families to live a new life. I am living proof, that someone can change their life around to live a respectable, responsible, happy, joyous...
    ruledbyvenus ruledbyvenus 51-55, F Mar 27

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    You guys...I'm sooooo addicted to coffee. I can't get enough! I would drink it 24/7 if I could XD
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Mar 28

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    I lost my virginity at age 17 I'm 19 now & I'm addicted to sex ! I love sex and when I don't get it I'm angry at every one that's why I have trouble having a realationship .-. I...
    mariah109 mariah109 18-21, F 14 Responses Mar 30

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    Mostly I'm addicted to sugar. I love sweets. Ice cream and chocolate are probably what I crave the most. A couple of years ago I gave up sugar for thirty days. I even went on...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F Apr 1

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    I'm definitely addicted to Chapstick not necessarily the brand I like to try all different kinds. I'm pretty sure several people in my family have this same problem (mom and...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I'm definitely addicted to Instagram..... It's crazy lol I wake up and I'm on it. I eat when I'm on IG and I barely sleep because of it hahahahha follow me @AkiyaJeri I will follow...
    london21 london21 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I am absolutely addicted and love the BBC inside me. My husband shares me with black men often. He loves to watch sometimes but not always. I have had a few biracial babies by...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 7 Responses Apr 2

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    Im addicted to someone with a girlfriend. I have loved him since the day i met him. Everything reminds me of him. Songs, colors, movies, etc. We talked two summers ago and he said...
    kaleighpaige kaleighpaige 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I've been on here for like 4 hrs!!!! I just made this account an I think I'm addicted!!!
    Purpleroses75 Purpleroses75 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I am definitely addicted to sunshine and live in the Sunshine State currently.
    femaleoncruiseship femaleoncruiseship 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I was addicted for nearly a year. I was probably shooting it nightly at one point, reusing dirty needles; throwing money and my health away at an astonishing rate. A couple of near...
    ShesAVeryKinkyGirl ShesAVeryKinkyGirl 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Im addicted to sex and have been for since I was 12.
    rebelbbygirl rebelbbygirl 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 12

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    I am very much addicted to Gummi Bears. I love Gummi Bears. I never ever get sick of Gummi Bears. I love Gummi Bears! I can actually really in the mood for Gummi Bears.
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I'm only 18, and I'm addicted to men. When I'm in a relationship I find it very hard to not cheat, usually I end the relationship before I do. I'm a very sexual person, but I'm...
    wiccanscorpio wiccanscorpio 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am addicted to the internet. Haha. I'm constantly on social media, browsing and doing other things.
    XOasis XOasis 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    At the moment I love "addicted to you" by avicii ­čĺĽ
    BeYoungBeDopeBeProud BeYoungBeDopeBeProud 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I love my coffee :) I think I'm a little addicted to it because when I miss a day of drinking my coffee. I get a headache some time.
    samsfj40 samsfj40 13-15, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Attention guys...this doesn't mean I'm gonna automatically be randy when you message me, nor does it mean I want to play with you online.
    nicennaughtyja nicennaughtyja 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    l like a lot sketchup, but still I can't build a 2nd fllor or a roof, properly sketchup is slighly easy and funny to use, cmpared to autocad or revit laurent
    steack2 steack2 41-45, M