I Am Surrounded By Drug Addiction

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    I started doing drugs

    because my crush introduced me. a few regrets...
    soul2squeez soul2squeez
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 20, 2016

    My mum. My dad. My sister.

    My friends. Me. The relentless quest for that next high. Always searching for that little taste of utopia. The experience was the temptation. And the reward pulled every single one of us back. Again and again and again. Who leads and who follows are no longer a concern. When...
    GlueGirlMegan GlueGirlMegan
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Feb 18, 2016

    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand

    Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are now and came across an article similar to this that said you could make thousands of dollars within weeks with only an initial investment...
    manusundr manusundr
    46-50, M
    Aug 22, 2015

    I can't escape....even

    if I don't wanna do drugs...I still seem ta b surrounded by addicts. it's like they flock ta me even tho I have different feathers. go figure?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 21, 2015

    We are all surrounded by them.

    It's more common than people realize. I think in our society we dehumanize drug addicts. We all look down on them. We view them as losers but the thing is, we are all flawed - we all make poor mistakes, it's just part of the human condition. Addicts are people who made a poor...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 20, 2015

    Feverously shaking You can't swear this out No

    this is all on you Powered by your own self doubt Relapse Collapse on the bathroom floor Pressed against the cold tile No reason to be jovial Fading in and out on consciousness You used to be so conscientious Not anymore If you want apathy You'll have to take another step...
    KristinaBeena KristinaBeena
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jun 6, 2014

    I've been surrounded by drug addiction my hole

    life my oldest brother is a meth head all my friends from school are all into hardcore drugs I don't judge them because we all grew up around it but its just sad to see all the people u have love for throw away there life's
    craigstheman craigstheman
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 5, 2014

    I never grew up around drugs

    or addicts, so I thought. My best friend of 26 years passed away from an overdose 6 months ago. She was an alcoholic struggling to stay sober. After years of pain she was tired of disappointing people including herself and overdosed on heroin which wasn't her vice, I am pretty...
    flowerchild12 flowerchild12
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 21, 2014

    My mother was on drugs

    for 20 years of my life . By the grace of God she quit and is now sober. I have been in a relationship for 4 years and have recently found out that my fiancé is addicted to cocaine . He pops pills sometimes and smokes weed and drinks on the regular . We recently moved in with...
    verice verice
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 15, 2013

    My Whole Family!

    I've lost my whole family to drug addiction. My mother my father and now my 3 sisters. My mother is no longer a meth addict but now she's a pill poper and alcoholic. My mother depends on me for everything and my sisters don't speak to me because I'm self righteous. I'm a horrible...
    Lisagood02 Lisagood02
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Oct 18, 2013

    Everyone I Love Is Lost...

    All my life i have been around drug users. My parents used meth and smoked pot. All their friends did also and as i got older i also experimented with a variety of drugs. Soon after finishing high school i lost interest in drug use and drinking and went on to start a family. In...
    seismom seismom
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 4, 2012

    I Grew Up Around Drugs

    When I was little my parents would be clipping smelly green stuff, they said it was salad lol. But besides that, our house had sleeping bags tacked to the wall. Maggots infesting the kitchen, dirty dishes everywhere.   I was definately an outside kid. My parents...
    otter3 otter3
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2010

    2nd Generation of Drug Addicts

    I have been struggling with drug addiction for the last 45 years with no end in sight.  Let me explain.....I am not the addict but I couldn't be more devastated by it.  Today was the final straw.  My son started experimenting with drugs when he was around 14...
    BadChoiceQueen BadChoiceQueen
    56-60, F
    10 Responses Oct 6, 2009
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