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I Am Emotionally Damaged From Drug Abuse

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    ChelseyRobinson ChelseyRobinson 36-40, F Jul 5, 2012

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    My Mind

    I'm convinced that I have permanently altered my brain chemistry from drug abuse. First pot, then X, and a lot of other stimulants. No illegal drugs for probably 7-8 years, but the effects linger. I'm off illicit stuff, and others can do it too. I still have volatile demons...
    RadoJota RadoJota 31-35, M May 15, 2012

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    I'm Moving Forward and going To Fix This

    Last night I did something really stupid but it allowed me the first time in my life to recognize the peril and triviality of my drug abuse. I used some legal drug and felt I was dying; my heart was racing so fast I was sure I would die from a heart attack. My wife was thankfully...
    joes2001 joes2001 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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    Rewired- probably my most regretted

    repercussion from my addiction. meth completely rewired my brain; so much that my friends noticed it before I did. at the beginning I was convinced everyone was against me or secretly hated me. this eventually pushed everyone away and made them lose hope of me ever giving meth...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2014

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    Well I Think I Am

    and using drugs is so far from kool,and I think it damaged in little ways but yea I think im emotionally damaged from drug abuse from before:) thanks for reading
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2011

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    I'm 8 months pregnant and my husband, who is on day 5 of detoxing, basically just drove me out of the house. I don't really have anyone to talk to, he doesn't want me to talk to...
    wifemom1985 wifemom1985 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    When i was 13...i don't know if anyone will read this i just feel i need to get this in writing because i have told only my therapist and my dad. My therapist didn't help much, and...
    Sawke Sawke 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My childhood wasn't so great. Until this day I haven't talk to no one about it, 31 years later I still have this pain bottle up inside of me. I am damaged within because of pain my...
    Kstapleton1010 Kstapleton1010 31-35 1 Response 2 days ago

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    All I want is his attention. I crave it I need it. It makes me go insane. How can I allow one person to make me go insane. How can I care and want someone who isn't even giving me...
    nh8907 nh8907 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I abused prescription drugs on large scale during 1995 to 2000. I tried them in very potent and weird combinations. I mostly abused benzodiazepines. Now I find that my memory has...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 days ago

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    I get so frustrated with life that I often take it out on myself. I've damaged my eyesight and I've broken and bloodied my nose- all from beating myself. If life hates me, then I...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    To my brother After everything I have been put through, I get messages from my brother or some idiot acting like him. I sent the audios that I have posted. Apparently he thinks...
    letters2mymother letters2mymother 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I'm not a loud or confrontational person. I was kicked out of my family and disowned because my mother and my brother were abusing my brothers kids. My mother is the one that...
    letters2mymother letters2mymother 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    Im a single women who was physically and mentally abuse by my ex for six years I put up with it and some how state of TN fells a drug abusing repeat felon 35 year old man who lives...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    when I was born my mother couldn't except me ... I still don't know why. However my dad loved me to bits and took really good care of me while my mum couldn't even look into my...
    kstra38 kstra38 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am in the process of putting a book together about myself and my history of alcoholism and drug addiction, many parts of this book may bring you to tears, put a smile on your...
    aerosnz aerosnz 56-60, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was physically, sexually, emotionally, and verbally abused at the psychiatric institution: Sempervirens Psychiatric Crisis Center, Humboldt County Mental Health in California...
    AlexWasp AlexWasp 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I was emotionally abused an damaged as an adult. No one knows my story and i know i need to start telling it. I dont know how or where
    damagedk1 damagedk1 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    When I was younger, my dad was my hero. He was caring, loving, and he always made me feel appreciated. Then, my freshman year of high school started and he changed. He became...
    lcooper7768 lcooper7768 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I've never verbally told anyone about my depression or emotional abuse due to the extreme sensitivity of the topics. But within the next week that's gonna change because I have to...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I can't say was, because it's still happening since she started dating her 4th boyfriend ( now husband )... Everyday, my mom would compare me to her friends kids and tell them how...
    Soullessangel16 Soullessangel16 16-17, F Aug 19

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    They don't have a category for "I was married to a drug addict, bipolar, alcoholic, hypocritical, abuse, manipulative sociopath" The hardest time is just before I fall asleep and...
    auroraunicorn auroraunicorn 36-40, F Aug 19

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    My Life: . No real dad - I was the spawn of a one night stand. . abusive step dad - beatings for no reason, beat my mum and raped her in front of me. Constant bullying from him...
    Paroxic Paroxic 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    To me it was my fault fallinh in love with a boy the spark that i have never felt before when we kissed and just him holding me felt wonderful. There are so many things i want to...
    Soups Soups 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    My experience of abuse is most likely not as bad as most people's but I'd still like to share.. The first time I was abused by my dad was when I came home late from a friends...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 16

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    She would threaten suicide if I mentioned possibly breaking up with her. And she would discourage me from going out to do anything where I wouldn't be talking to her 24/7 so that I...
    beautifulbizarre beautifulbizarre 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    My boyfriend is a 48 year old married man. He's 25 years my senior and was my former boss. I now work in the same industry in the same vicinity so I'm still able to see him. He is...
    catsmp catsmp 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    My MN mother abused my cats to assert her power over me & to feed off my pain, helplessness and terror. I always felt so guilty that I couldn't protect them from her that I never...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    My MN mother abused my cats to assert her power over me & to feed off my pain, helplessness and terror. I always felt so guilty that I couldn't protect them from her that I never...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Just as much people know, I've discussed the unwanted effects of technology on numerous occasions. Particularly, I'm speaking about things like cell phones, game game game titles...
    vagarland65 vagarland65 36-40, M Aug 15

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    I was with my man for seven years. in that time his family made it abundantly clear they couldn't stand me His mom told us she "preferred " we not marry. she like when I said...
    moonstar312 moonstar312 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Yes some more whining.I guess it's gonna be kinda along the lines of the last whining story,but oh well.At least on here nobody really knows who you are so you can just let it out...
    grandaddypurple grandaddypurple 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    My mom constantly abuses me emotionally and mentally. She physically abused me once, as well. I tried to kill myself once and it didn't work. I don't know what else to do.
    suicidalbieber suicidalbieber 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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