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I Am Surrounded By Alcoholic Idiots

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    Safe Now - I've now thrown them out of the house and made them go to the pub instead. I saw the warning signs and took precautions. They're now somewhere between my house and the...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2008

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    Super Strong (on the Outside) - grand mother, father, brother,husband, and very close friend all alcoholics.why am i surrounded?In the passed few months I have thrown out my...
    stiffness stiffness 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 15, 2007

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    ...but I Love Them and I'm Trying Not to Be Judgmental... - For years drinking was super fun.  We would all go out, get hammered beyond belief, act like freaking retards...
    sunnyday sunnyday 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 11, 2007

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    I Used to Be Surrounded By Alcoholic Idiots . . . - But, I changed my whole lifestyle.  I divorced my alky husband, moved, changed my friends, learned to meditate, and several...
    moxiesurvivor moxiesurvivor 66-70, F 4 Responses Jun 10, 2007

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    Pretty Much. - luckily I have my room to hide away in, with only a few periodic interruptions every once in a while.  As of now they've basically taken over the house...
    solarxmoon solarxmoon 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 20, 2008

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    Reading all these stories has opened my eyes to how many of us are struggling with such similar problems. I've been married for 4 years. with no kids as i couldn't possibly bare...
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    Never underestimate idiots in huge numbers like I did...
    Nzina Nzina 16-17, M Mar 19

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    All idiots will be blocked from making idiotic comments about my stories or posts. I do not have time for your crap so either post an appropriate comment or take it somewhere else...
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I fear becoming an alcoholic. Not because so drink excessively. Or have a high dependency on it. It's because of her. She's an alcoholic. And you know what they say "Like Mother...
    Frantastic96 Frantastic96 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I've been drinking since I was a teenager. I was in the military and went to college I currently work in law enforcement I've been drinking through it all. My co-workers are just...
    Christina1435 Christina1435 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 19

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    I am a recovering alcoholic , I haven't drank in ten yrs , but I've watched my husband get blitzed everyday of his life for the last ten yrs , we have a 12 yr old daughter together...
    donewitit donewitit 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I am afraid of becoming an alcoholic. Its a main reason why I try not to drink so much. When I lost my daughter, I did not handle it the best way. Instead of turning to my friends...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Mar 21

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    The physical symptoms of quitting have mostly passed. Now I'm fighting a new challenge: boredom. I recall a line from a movie, where a man is recalling the death (from liver...
    Woody6 Woody6 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    My mum is an alcoholic. Being the middle child (and the only girl I might add) I feel like its my job to look after my younger brother using the advice my older brother gave me. I...
    Frantastic96 Frantastic96 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    My mother is an alcoholic. She refuses to take responsibility for anything she does and she turns herself into the victim in every situation. I can't have a relationship with her...
    swhickman swhickman 26-30, F Mar 24

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    I have been with my husband for seven years and married for almost six. I'm basically done right now and making a plan to leave. I'll go into his history another time, but the...
    fragmentofthegirl fragmentofthegirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    dysfori dysfori 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Jlk081981 Jlk081981 31-35 Mar 28

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    Hi, I'm looking for advice! My mum has been an alcoholic for as along as I can remember and also battles depression. I have helped her and supported her for years when no one else...
    12344321han 12344321han 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    My dad is an alcoholic and a couple of weeks ago he was ill. My younger sister informed me and my first thought was he didn't take in alcohol. Anyways the next afternoon as he was...
    Kaksy Kaksy 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    My mother has been an alcoholic since I was very little. I've seen a lot of things that can not be unseen. Since I was 12 years old, I've practically raised my sister. My mom got...
    sweetsarahxo sweetsarahxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I am an alcoholic and a cigarrtte smoker, the problem is I seem to always drink too much and get angry at my husband, we are so close to breaking up, I am normally without alcohol...
    4myfuturehappiness 4myfuturehappiness 46-50, F 7 Responses Apr 2

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    I usually only drink in the evening. I used to drink a half bottle of wine but that has jumped to one and now even two. Or a half bottle of vodka or gin. This used to be a couple...
    bauhaus7 bauhaus7 26-30, F 16 Responses Apr 3

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    A few years ago, my mother went through a terrible divorce, causing her to become an alcoholic. Because I was an only child, I took care of her. I would often skip school to nurse...
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    ssorebones ssorebones 56-60, F 1 Response a week ago

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    princessmaryjane4200 princessmaryjane4200 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    princessmaryjane4200 princessmaryjane4200 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm having intense withdrawals. I feel like throwing up, I feel drunk and haven't had a drink today. My hands started shaking like crazy in class today I really hope No one noticed...
    angelicahcah angelicahcah 18-21, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    Since i've been young, my mother has always been drinking. It wasn't that much whilst i was younger but i wish i had not been have to do the things i did. I have multiple stories...
    Soldottern Soldottern 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My husband has been drinking every single day for the last 17 years. I can count on one hand the number of days he has gone without drinking in the last 10 years. Two months ago I...
    MrsElizabeth MrsElizabeth 31-35, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I drink way too much on the weekends two weekends ago on my birthday I took two and a half tea spoons of methadone syrup and bought two twelve packs and two 18 packs. My cousin...
    CodyR4495 CodyR4495 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    AJEYE AJEYE 46-50, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    It was on the tip of my tongue I just have it a name.
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    I'm not exactly smart myself, but occasionally I see someone doing something so stupid I want to stop what I'm doing, walk over, and scream "YOU ARE AN IDIOT‼ I HAVE MORE...
    ExplorerJoe ExplorerJoe 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Guys don't realize what's in front of them they go with the girls I'm sorry to say with big boobs and butt that's so stupid instead of paying attention to the outside know the girl...
    StRiKiNgEEk StRiKiNgEEk 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    "I have cholera." :)
    peza peza 46-50, M 11 Responses 3 days ago

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    #REJECTEDBYME R-E-J-E-C-T-E-D I don't even freaking no u! And ur welcome for not showing ur username
    Kathay82 Kathay82 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    shesthebosss shesthebosss 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    All my life my mothers always enjoyed a drink - but the last few years I've noticed her drinking more and more often whilst on her own at night, after work. Ok, so she may not...
    ashfayehunter ashfayehunter 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    People talk to me for the time being but not friends. They choose other people over me my group of friends that I was friends or whatever with first chose my bfs side not mine and...
    frozenkisses21 frozenkisses21 16-17, F Mar 18

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    I love the feeling of waking up, not having imbibed the night before. It makes me feel clean.
    Woody6 Woody6 41-45, M Mar 20

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    Just spent two days expelling poisons from my system. Kinda disgusting.
    Woody6 Woody6 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I am 6 months sober today. I am going in and out of feeling okay to feeling depressed. I am hanging on and using support groups to help me. I just needed to check in. My BF is...
    BuddyBo BuddyBo 56-60, F 6 Responses Mar 20

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    Being the oldest of my siblings has its advantages and disadvantages. My childhood was a very dark place, coated with the scent of cigarettes & booze. I remember everything, but my...
    queeeenb queeeenb 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21