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I Am Addicted to My Ex

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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 control over my mind. I have a very vivid imagination I guess, and it's like I see him around me regardless of where I am, I create...
    everydayregret everydayregret 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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    Six Months Later...

    I ended our engagement...more so passively stayed away till he walked out. My therapist my friends and my family all kept telling me that they were scared for me. Some said they could see him being abusive...I never told anyone that he slapped me. My therapist said she saw him as...
    firefly21 firefly21 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 4, 2011

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    Again and Again-help! :(

    I dont know what it is about my ex but whatever it is has caused me to completely lose my dignity-I feel SO pathetic! We started dating last march. I wasn't even all that interested in dating him, not because i didnt find him attractive-just because there was something...
    firefly21 firefly21 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 15, 2009

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    Im Suffering...can't Move On

    I was with my ex longer than anyone else we got together when I was 24. He was 19. We were together for seven years. We had some rough times. Alot of arguing but the passion and love was so much stronger. We had two kids together and we went through alot together. Our house...
    mznewlight mznewlight 31-35, F Jun 16, 2012

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    Can't Stop Thinking

    Before you all read this and think i'm some weird stalker i'll tell you the basics...I was with this girl for nearly 4 years and I can honestly say I was happy with the way things were. She would make me happy and still does when I talk to her. When i'm with her I feel calm and...
    FransB FransB 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 31, 2012

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    Im Suffering...can't Move On

    I was with my ex longer than anyone else we got together when I was 24. He was 19. We were together for seven years. We had some rough times. Alot of arguing but the passion and love was so much stronger. We had two kids together and we went through alot together. Our house...
    mznewlight mznewlight 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    I Need Help

    I really am, like seriously am. This isnt a story where we were married for years on end or have any kids. This is a story of a screwed up love triangle because I can't choose even though the choice is an easy one. My ex and I dated back in high school for one year and three...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2012

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    He's Like a Drug

    My ex - I'm still hung up about my ex. It's like I need him to make me feel good, in a way that nothing and nobody else can. The more I see him the more I want to see him. If he's late calling me or coming to see me I get huge anxiety levels and am...
    IndigoPeachblossom IndigoPeachblossom 36-40, F 8 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    I Saw Him Again Today

    He came to see me after I'd been calling him the last few days. I'd been so depressed, I was feeling so low, even just this morning. It's a miracle how he can lift me up out of my depression just with his presence. But I know this feeling won't last. Once this "high"...
    IndigoPeachblossom IndigoPeachblossom 36-40, F Mar 30, 2009

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    I Don't Know How To Live Without Him.

    I am 26 years old. My ex and I started dating in March of 2010, we broke up a little more than a year later. Yes, I know what you're thinking. It was only a year. Well, let me tell you, so many things happened in that one year, it's enough to last a lifetime. My ex is one of...
    Allie3030 Allie3030 26-30, F 2 Responses May 23, 2012

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    Am I Addicted To Him??? Help!

    I have been married almost 7 years and about 8 months ago my husband decided he wanted a break and moved out. He said that he was unhappy with me and with himself. He said he needed to find himself. He needed to reconnect with his family etc. We were still "together" he said he...
    Amnewbeginings27 Amnewbeginings27 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2012

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    littlebitoflucky littlebitoflucky 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I never realized how addicted to cigarettes I was until I tried to go without them. ...Hi, I am a 36 year old smoker and here is my story... I started smoking in April of this...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Whenever I read this experience I think of the song "Addicted" by Saving Abel. I am addicted to you babe and I Always will be. You're all I think about and all I want is to make...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    I had my tattoos in my back when I was 17 , 9 days before i reach 18 and I love the feelings of pain so got my other tattoos yesterday on my belly and pretty hurts until now BUT I...
    circlingeye circlingeye 18-21, F Sep 24

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    I might as well face it I'm addicted to love....to the man I love, that is........ and I don't want to be cured. 
    JustanonyMOUSE JustanonyMOUSE 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    I really hate this. I wish I never let my curiosity lead me to watching ****. I forgot how it feels to not be tormented by these **** thoughts! I know I'm addicted because my...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F 12 Responses Sep 29

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    My parents should be proud because i'm addicted to internet, not drugs!
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 29

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    I started smoking a few days after a very close friend of mine committed suicide. Up until that point, I never considered taking up smoking. Most of my family and friends smoke...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 31-35, M Oct 1

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    I have the crazy obsession with socks! Socks are life! My mind mostly thinks about socks! Especially in school when I see girls socks :D I love seeing different style socks and...
    Fetish4life Fetish4life 18-21, T Oct 1

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    This is true even though I dont get to smoke that much I am addicted to cigarettes
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M Oct 4

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    This is true even though I dont get to smoke that much I am addicted to cigarettes
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M Oct 4

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    yea I am truly addicted to experience project I come here a lot even though I don't post a lot or talk to people a lot I do come here a lot
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M Oct 4

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    This is true even though I dont get to smoke that much I am addicted to cigarettes also I love the long menthol brands
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M Oct 4

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    I have known her now for about 4 years. I will sum up my story as best I can. I got married at the age of 18 & had a baby soon after I turned 19. I needed to feel safe, & the older...
    4everflowing 4everflowing 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    I have over 600 photos on Instagram Ahhhhhhh Yeah I'm addicted lol
    StefanieL StefanieL 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    I am addicted to the internet and my videogames and movies and also smoking cigarettes
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M Oct 4

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    I am addicted to youtube I go on there I have even made youtube videos
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 4

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    I grew up with a family that has many addictions. Currently my step father is a meth addict and my little sister is addicted to Zanex
    dreaminghope dreaminghope 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    I wish I had an online friend to talk to about diet and sugar addiction. I have one, but she is usually busy and distracted when talking to her. Addictions are so hard. People don...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    Something I am very ashamed of and embarrassed to tell anyone about. I have grown addicted over the last few months. I take too many fiber doses and laxatives in fear of being fat...
    battlefighter battlefighter 18-21, F Oct 13

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    I'm heavily addicted to coffee and migraine pills. Honestly it probably makes my migraines worse. I've cut back a lot on coffee, though.
    lalaloopsytrollpony lalaloopsytrollpony 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't know if addicted but I must be as I've been doing it every weekend. I feel it has ****** up my mood. I keep saying I'm not doing next weekend but I end up buying it. I do...
    Offoff Offoff 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    That said, I am totally open to any new ideas that can help me become even more addicted. If you smoke 3 packs per day or more of full flavor strong cigarettes and have any ideas...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    I've been I use to be addicted to pills. Xanax. Perks. You name it I've probably done it. But i started to realize I wasn't me anymore. And I didn't care much for the person I had...
    LostGirl1029 LostGirl1029 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    It tastes so good, like if I'm not careful, I could eat an entire package!
    slytherinseeker98 slytherinseeker98 16-17, F Sep 22

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    I have a humor blog finding-marlin.tumblr.com and literally it's all I do before, during, and after school.
    nkem2916 nkem2916 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    I absolutely love girls in thongs and yoga pants. Message me your pictures!
    FerrisSteiner FerrisSteiner 18-21, M Sep 22

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    No, seriously. My anxiety is through the roof. I want the answers NOW. I want to know what's coming...heed warning. Funny thing is? I'm a recovering addict. I've been clean for 8...
    triciattt triciattt 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 22

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    My mom bought me concert tickets but she said if I drank regular pop I can't go she only wants me to drink diet. I don't think I can do this.
    alexjohnson28 alexjohnson28 18-21, F Sep 22

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    Fitness class in school has got me hooked on running miles at a time. I have a feeling I could get used to this! Brought the treadmill down to the basement, added pull-up bar and...
    Killingmesoftlyx3 Killingmesoftlyx3 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    I have started a verse novel and I love it. It's always interesting to read a book that is filled with verses. It is like a new poem on each page.
    WearyBeautyLeah WearyBeautyLeah 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    1D, 5sos, ed sheeran, coldplay, one republic, the script, the fray, green day IM OBSESSED
    luke141D luke141D 13-15, T 1 Response Sep 22

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    I'm always reading a few on the go, mostly on my kindle app.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Sep 23

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    I am 21 years old I started taking Percocet, oxy & supradol everyday when I was 19. I did not have a proscription, I started out at 1 0r 2 a day I was a functioning addict I...
    Ddeeanna Ddeeanna 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    Because let's be honest, it's not fall until you've had yourself a Pumpkin Spice! 🍁🍃🍂☕️
    Ayeayeayerochelle Ayeayeayerochelle 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    In fact I was playing it today, and I just love watching some people play the game, Mindcrackers and The hermits just to name a few.
    Riukkuyo Riukkuyo 18-21, F Sep 25

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    Im craving for chocolates now :)
    lovinicole lovinicole 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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