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I Am the Child of An Addict

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 61 People

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    I had a very difficult childhood. My dad, and please understand that I love him dearly, was not an easy person to live with.My dad has been a drug addict since long before me and my siblings were born. Over the years, his drug addiction has been whatever he could get his hands on...
    ladyzantorian ladyzantorian 18-21, F Jan 18, 2012

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    So I've never been on any site like this before,

    but right about now I feeling like it might be my only source of comfort. I'm living with a heroin addicted father who abused my mother and will do anything to get high. I'm my Dad's best friend (so he says), but he doesn't seem to care much about me or what I have to say. Last...
    charlenewilson11 charlenewilson11 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2014

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    Mom has been clean for about a month now

    but she's been really stressed for a while now and I think she might relapse does anyone have some advice on what I can do to help her
    rockchick93 rockchick93 18-21, F Mar 27

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    Addiction

    Both parents were alcoholics, don't have to mention all the bad things that go along with that.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 13, 2010

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    My Biological Parents

    My biological parents were teenagers. They were trying things out, and being children of the ninety's they of course went wild. They drank alot, and did drugs. But I think they were addicted to sex. Not drugs, sex. My mother would sneak out of the house when I was two years old...
    positively3negative positively3negative 18-21, F May 26, 2012

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    My Story

    From when I could remember, my mom was addicted to prescription pills and cocaine. Over long term use she had dropped to a weight of 90lbs, which was severely underweight. It caused a lot of problems within our household, her and my dad would always get in fights when they...
    Anyone5 Anyone5 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2012

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    This is so what makes the site worth it sometimes. I love it when I enter a group like this too and I'm the minority male member. Hi there, My name is Dae. At least that's What I...
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    I'm definitely addicted to weed and I'd say I'm borderline addicted to crack.
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    goatonicon goatonicon 36-40, M Jul 27

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    By an older brother. He was addicted to **** and I was not his only victim. I was just one of many who were available to him. He is 4 years older than I am and it began at age 7...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Growing up being a product of a drug addict is hard. It's not that I chose to be alive so why put a child on the earth if you can't raise it, nor do you want to. Well let's start...
    Amberrjade27 Amberrjade27 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Wellnezamy Wellnezamy 31-35, F Jul 26

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    I am addicted to everything. .......anything........everything. I will never sip alcohol. Or take a smoke. Coz i know that all i need is once. Just once. And thats it. I will...
    Significant Significant 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    I so am addicted to it I just love it so much.
    zm102055 zm102055 16-17, M Jul 21

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    Enjoy getting addicted to this! This is my life! And your welcome! https://www.youtube.com/user/DML2451/videos
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I am in the grips of addiction as we speak. I live in a small town in Utah and I've never gotten a drug charge but still everybody knows my name. My husband is in drug court, the...
    danniG2005 danniG2005 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    So I just started watching Grey's Anatomy and now I'm addicted! I just started like a month ago and I'm already on season 6!!!!
    paramore1995 paramore1995 18-21, F Jul 20

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    It's better this way. I rather be addicted to video games than to be addicted to sex, drugs and alcohol. Playing video games is my escape from reality 😋
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I love reading. As in reading stories on sites like wattpad and fictionpress. Reading manga, fan-fics. You name it. I can read anything with a paranormal/sci-fic/romance thing...
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    AirForce687 AirForce687 26-30, M Jul 19

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    Well I don't know where to begin so here it goes. I made a mistake all because I really like the feeling of attention and that feeling of falling in love. I have some huge trust...
    Anadiir Anadiir 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I don't know about an addict it's has to just one woman in a committed relationship then it's on
    sirnatural sirnatural 36-40, M Jul 18

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    I am an addict, I doctor shopping, ER hopping drug addict. I have been clean 95 days. I havent been to the ER or to the Doc to obtain narcotic prescriptions in 95 days. Pretty good...
    thebooboo thebooboo 26-30, F Jul 17

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    AyeJay6 AyeJay6 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 17

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