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I Am Addicted to Laxatives

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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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    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 4 Responses Dec 2, 2008

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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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    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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    I'm afraid I'm growing an addiction.

    I take 1 laxative every week. The most I probably take is 2 a week. Sometimes I abuse and sometimes I need them to help with my bowel movements. This started around March and I don't take them every week but most. Am I addicted? And I want to drink prune juice instead of taking...
    BriannaMack BriannaMack 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Apr 11

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 11 hrs ago

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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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    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Aug 9

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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 a week ago

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    Okay. So I feel addicted to EP. You people are great though.
    scarredbutrelentless scarredbutrelentless 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I had such intense anxiety that I could barely leave the house. I started my medication over a year ago, but now I'm addicted and not sure what to think.
    ElizabethKBitton ElizabethKBitton 22-25, F Jul 21

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    Everyone who is addicted more then 9 years comment me!
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 22

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    It's weird because, normally when you no longer have something or someone in your life, you move on. But it seems the longer my ex has been gone, the crazier I get. He's taken...
    everydayregret everydayregret 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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    i been addicted for a couple of years and it has completley taken over my life, i have a wife and kids, and im just so far gone its hard to be myself, im trying to beat this but...
    Cage03 Cage03 22-25, M 6 Responses Jul 23

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    I'm always on Facebook I'm addicted to it I really am I can stay off it every 5 min I'm on Facebook or on here
    tamaraiwannaknow tamaraiwannaknow 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    MUSIC I'm addicted love you babe lol
    yassbishh yassbishh 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    I'm not addicted right now but I'll post my experience. I hooked up with cocaine on spring 2013. I spent all my money and dropped out from school. Until this moment I'm trying to...
    Arobi Arobi 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    First to comment woo! But yeah, I'm totally addicted to hot chocolate.
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I am past addicted and it's safe to say that I am obsessed with A&P! I can't get enough of it! :) It's too intriguing to just simply pass the subject by.
    mcatH2O mcatH2O 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I wouldn't say addicted but I love watching it. I'm weird tho, I like a good taboo dialog. I like anything that is taboo or out of the norm.
    theluckyduck theluckyduck 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    I wouldn't say addicted to it completely but definitely enjoy it I like finding naturist sites so I can see girls and guys my age, naturist sites don't do actual **** so it is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 30

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    I am addicted to rough sex and i need someone to help me
    kdoll6 kdoll6 16-17, M Jul 31

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    you know I joined experience project originally under the I am addicted to Adderall thread. I talked about how I have been through opiate withdrawal and found amphetamine...
    nickrosenbery nickrosenbery 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    It's so sad how addicted to it I am and I never realized it until just recently. I've tried multiple times to stop, but the craving always comes so strong and I give in having no...
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 1

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    I am very much addicted to all kinds of music. I have over 500 music albums by some of my favorite musical artists from the 1960s through the 1980s. I loved the Beatles, Mamma's...
    bethanyinusa bethanyinusa 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I used to be addicted to coffee. I used to drink it every morning, afternoon. I got headaches so I stopped. Now i drink a lot of water. But once in a blue or once a while I drink...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    nothing gets me off more than being hurt during sex. i get so excited when a man slaps me chokes me bites me and much more ep wont let me mention here.im so addicted to abusive sex...
    hurtthismilf hurtthismilf 31-35, F 7 Responses Aug 10

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    I'm addicted to girls underwear
    Guywhopees Guywhopees 18-21, M Aug 11

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    I am addicted to checking up on here, looking at new friends' profile and pictures. I get so turned on by any comments about my own pics and love making comments on other peoples...
    Shug73 Shug73 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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    -You know you are addicted to EP when : There is no more loneliness in your life but you do drain your iPhone battery pretty fast during the day -you wake up and the first thing...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just downloaded the app this morning and I'm already addicted!!! Love it! I can't wait to make friends!! The nice respectful kind of course...I have no desire to see anyone's...
    MissPlace MissPlace 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm addicted to snorting pills it makes me sick that I can't stop
    Readyforsomethingnew Readyforsomethingnew 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Okay so my username is eternaloptimist and i am addicted to the internet lol ;-) between finding nearly all my longest dearest friends from friendship sites, my strongest...
    EternalOptomist31 EternalOptomist31 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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