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I Am the Child of An Addict

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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 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2012

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    It's Gotten Better...

    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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, F May 26, 2012

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    So many people carrying the same wounds and pain… I am one of them…My mother abused me horribly, but I managed disconnect from her as I was age 4-5. I told myself: this is...
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    Ever since I was a kid, my mom has been addicted to drugs. I was the oldest kid in the family and my dad always worked, so I really did the most work to keep our family together...
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    Dear Mommy, I'm sorry that I don't remember that your sick, just like me, just like all addict's are. I have to remember that it's your addiction that I hate, not you. I must...
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    You know, growing up wasn't easy. It's not easy for a lot of people. My parents kept taking my brother and I in and out of schools like they changed their clothes. We moved...
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    Haven't been on here in five months alot had changed ive been sober for five months ive moved from cali to phoenix az and have a home and i am so blesses to be 14 weeks pregnant my...
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    HugeSchong HugeSchong 51-55, M May 11

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    Soccerman5 Soccerman5 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    the problem is that every time I'm on the internet is time I'm not spending with my wife or family. and it really hurts when my children make a comment about their dad is always on...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't like being addicted to comfort food. I mean I like the food but I hate the addiction.
    KaleesiMae KaleesiMae 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    Rutherford82 Rutherford82 31-35, M May 7

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    I just realised that I am addicted to ep! I said to myself at 6pm today that I would go for 2 days without ep and it is now 8:29pm and I've given. I am an ep addict!!!
    HMC17 HMC17 13-15, M 3 Responses May 11

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    I'm addicted to ************ and putting other people before my self. addicted to eating, smoking pot, used to be ciggerrets, and used to be fast food . cut out fast food and cigs...
    mundinger1992 mundinger1992 22-25, M 2 Responses May 12

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    If I had the money, I'd have a session with every psychic there is to see who was accurate and who was not. I think it's like a gambler's addiction though. I'm aware of not wasting...
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    I am 60 years old I Had a 10 years morphine/heroin /methadone habit at the same time. I thought I had gotten to the top of the world no pain and happy.I have many injuries. So I...
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    Gingerfab Gingerfab 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    So I am totally addicted to all the fun, k*nky blogs on there...
    CutieWants2PleaseYou CutieWants2PleaseYou 31-35, F 11 Responses Apr 24

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    fuzzynutsone fuzzynutsone 66-70 6 Responses Apr 24

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    I absolutely love music and the way it makes me feel. I may be down one day but my addiction to music won't stop, in fact, it even fuels my love for music. I'd have to say my...
    Irvyy Irvyy 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 25

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    shesdifferent516 shesdifferent516 18-21, F Apr 25

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