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I Am Emotionally Damaged From Drug Abuse

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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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    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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    Foundation Of A New Life

    I'm passionate about helping individuals suffering from substance abuse and mental disorders begin a new healthy life in recovery. Foundations Recovery Network has facilities in Malibu & Palm Springs, CA, Atlanta, GA, & Memphis, TN. Call 866-872-6780 I'm passionate about helping...
    ChelseyRobinson ChelseyRobinson 36-40, F Jul 5, 2012

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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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    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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    I am new to this and would like to share my story. 2 months ago i ended my 11 month relationship with my first love, a girl who i considered my world, treasured and adored. i am...
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    Nobody Understands My Pain Dealing with the Effects of Physical and Emotional, and Sexual Abuse i suffer every day every single night i fight i alive i scream i breathe..
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I had been hit by my mom when I was young. I know that it is wrong to hit children, but it is normal in my country. The parents don't show love to their children because they...
    Julietxxx Julietxxx 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    my parents are very strict, and I was suspended from school for three days. when my dad got home he began to yell at me which is nothing new, but he pushed me into my door leaving...
    Lonewalker1432 Lonewalker1432 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Don't know why but I downloaded the app that I used to talk to my family on. I don't know exactly what I was trying to accomplish, whether it was to read the messages which I didn...
    Anubis111 Anubis111 22-25, T Apr 1

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    I feel i am horrible person. Even though this is not my fault..and my counselar told me so.. My heart is nowhere to be found. It so hurts...i want to trust...and i can't let then...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    the title says it all... well most of it at least? my family is all Christians and the believe that being gay is a sin. i recently became addicted to Xanax and i have been clean...
    Slumerican Slumerican 16-17, F Apr 1

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    I'm not sure if I have MD. Hello, so I'm new to this site but have seen it around for quite some time. As I've done random searches on the internet, I came across this and thought...
    WardenChult WardenChult 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    after my father passed away my mom turned to drugs and booze. I grew up in a very broken abusive torn apart family from 6-14 I was abused. my mom would always come home with...
    DarkKnights10 DarkKnights10 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I have been dealing with childhood abuse for over 50 years as my mother was emotionally, verbally and physically abusive. My father was basically very passive, pretended not to be...
    musicman10 musicman10 66-70, M 3 Responses Apr 12

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    Family punching bag. Outcast. That is what I've been my whole life. My mother abandoned me when I was 2. My father took responsibility yet left me with my grandparents for a couple...
    H3Rm1t H3Rm1t 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I was physically, verbally and emotionally abused as a child...Im bipolar and have to deal with anixiety and depression issues..As an adult I was almost free from all of the abuse...
    serenityshadow serenityshadow 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 12

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    My experience was just a small forey into the life of an abused woman. I can now understand the feelings of worthlessness, the strength it takes to survive and move on and the...
    reyrey022 reyrey022 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I was not just emotionally abused by my mother. I was physically and emotionally abused. My mother would scream and yell at me when I cried. She would tell me to stop crying, OR...
    SupressedOne SupressedOne 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    This wonderful kind man (so I thought)came into my life and charmed me beyond belief, he was so kind and emotionally supportive of me. But the criticism and threats of leaving me...
    meramera1 meramera1 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    My father was extremely emotionally abusive to me as a child and young adult. He is extremely manipulative and plays such games that it's only now that I am 28, I am realising how...
    freyaB freyaB 22-25 Apr 12

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    My parents never cared about me and my little sister. My mother has issues with mental illness and was always extremely unstable. She would threaten to kill herself if i did...
    BeautifulScarsOnCriticalVeins BeautifulScarsOnCriticalVeins 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    I am always available to talk to anyone struggling with the same history. There is no right or wrong response. Pain manifests in ways that cause a reaction. Freeing the person...
    FrictionFractal FrictionFractal 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    This is an experience involving suspected child abuse and when to report it. It is an issue that some may face and it is a difficult subject on which many will disagree. It...
    curmudgeon curmudgeon 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I'm actually terrified to write this. I don't want to write that word. It's scary. I've never opened up about this before. He'd never done anything truly bad before. Yeah, he hit...
    FabulousUnicorn15 FabulousUnicorn15 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    Yes i have an emotionally abusive mom if you have read my experiences but she went all out to give us luxuries after my dad passed away even this wifi i am using.
    Heretorant Heretorant 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    my mum and dad both emotionally abuse me daily
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Had a panic attack when Facebook suggested my ex as a friend (he didn't have an account before this) & I just couldn't breathe, started sobbing. My ex emotionally & sometimes...
    SempiternalDream SempiternalDream 18-21, F Mar 27

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    Oh my god today i realized that the reason i am always sleepy and tired is because of the contact lenses i wear apparently it puts a lot of strain on my eyes. Throughout college i...
    Heretorant Heretorant 22-25, F Apr 18

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    I've wondered for a long time if I am emotionally repressed to some degree. I feel as though I go through the motions of daily life, showing the emotions I am expected to show...
    emeraldfire2065 emeraldfire2065 26-30, F Mar 28

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    I am coming out of a one year relationship.My ex was an emotional abuser.He toyed around with my feelings and made me feel worthless and i didnt realise it until recently.I cry...
    jontedlenz jontedlenz 18-21, F Mar 29

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    My mood changes by the days. Sometimes I feel awesome for 5 days but then something bringsback memories which can make me depressed within seconds. Today I was about to accept the...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    It's a real shame. Drugs have caused hell for my life, alcohol and pills particularly. No, not me using them, I learned my lesson from the unfortunate hell that my mother went...
    themingowman themingowman 36-40, M Apr 7

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    Emotionally, physically, sexually, verbally, mentally; you name it. I've had them all!
    MissGorgeous MissGorgeous 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    Almost my entire childhood, I was a victim of my mother's abusive boyfriend's violence. My father was out of the picture due to illness. He was hospitalized for most of my...
    Kenpachi00 Kenpachi00 26-30 2 Responses Apr 12

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    My mom hasn't been taking her meds. I've been having to listen to her argue. She's been talking to herself which brings back trauma of when she used to abuse me. I just can't...
    wolfofloki wolfofloki 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Ep goes down twice in one day. No proof of secure account. But plenty to worry about. Jerks on ep. Knowing how to get past blocked. And locals. Knowing how to hurt...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    The way I continue to be sane, is thanks to the adaptability of the human mind. Its my greatest friend and worst enemy. I attempted to learn how to predict my father's emotions...
    lunightandday lunightandday 18-21, F 4 Responses 21 hrs ago

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