I Am Battling Addiction

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People


    The life of an addict Always searching For the perfect high That makes it ok To carry the burden Of guilt, of self pity And worst of all shame Isn't it funny We attempt to correct The problem With a solution That only causes more Is isolation the problem Or the...
    Justaboy Justaboy
    26-30, M
    1 Response Aug 16, 2009

    You Have Never Known Me-

    oh yea, I almost forget I have this to share with all who like me are completly lost- This one's for you-my relatives whom I don't consider as family anymore: You have never known me You don’t know me,           ...
    letingo letingo
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 16, 2010

    A War We Can Not Win

    I'm struggling, as so many people throughout the world are, with an addiction, an addiction to opioid narcotic pain medications, I'm a healthy young man and have no pain myself, my mother has two kinds of cancer and can barely get out of bed. While I was in college my mom and...
    Aieris Aieris
    22-25, M
    Sep 26, 2009

    I'm A Functioning Addict...

    I'm really not feeling the urge to write my story here but you can find it on my profile. I've been an addict most of my adult life. If it makes me feel good or helps me forget, I become addicted. It's all about survival. Check out my story titled "Don't Judge an Addict By It's...
    MissJunkie MissJunkie
    31-35, F
    Apr 19, 2011

    Can't Stop

    I don't even get why I'm addicted to it.  I don't even like it.  It burns my tongue and lips and it tastes like dried out worms.  But every day I have to overpowering desire to eat those ******* pretzel rods!  I eat like five or six a day! ...
    XCRevolution XCRevolution
    18-21, F
    10 Responses Jul 23, 2009

    Dvd Lord Is Battling Recording Addiction!

    Hello this is DVD LORD(SKUNK) I am battling recording addiction yeah you heard me right I started out recording on Betamax in 1986 then in 1988 I was recording shows and movies on VHS then in 2006 my brother bought me a DVD Recorder then I have been recording shows and programs...
    41-45, M
    Jan 14, 2012

    I'm Battling Too

    h, my name is Tracey and i too am an addict it started when i was about 13..i started smoking pot..then not long after i found my fathers pain killers in the medicine cabinet when i was 15 or so.. i got into acid around 16 and cocaine at 17..at 20 i was dealing it and by my...
    MarleyChloesMum MarleyChloesMum
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Oct 20, 2008

    Suffering In Silence

    I've never dealt with an addiction, I've only recently (as in a few days) come to terms with the fact that I'm an addict. I'm so lost, only my husband knows, and he didn't even know what extent it goes to. I feel like I can't be real about it, so I have no incentive to seek a...
    turtlebear1012 turtlebear1012
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 7, 2013

    The Path I Chose Leads To Nowhere

    I never thought my life would be like this. If you asked me ten years ago where I would be in life and as a person, I would have told you that I was in a successful career. With a home, a wife, maybe even children. Instead I am 28, working as a bartender, living paycheck to...
    hambandit64 hambandit64
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 17, 2012

    The Choice Is Yours

      Hello, my name is Jaco. I am an recovering alcoholic and also an recovering drug addict. Sounds like an AA meeting, or maybe an NA one, but it’s more than that. This is me sharing my experience with you, the people of EP. Some of you are my friends, others don...
    Kindamagic Kindamagic
    36-40, M
    5 Responses May 21, 2008
    HarleyQuinn326 HarleyQuinn326
    22-25, F
    Nov 25, 2014
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