I Battle Alcoholism and Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    I Have No "stop" Button

    I'm trying to figure out why once I start drinking I don't know when to stop.  I know so many people who will have a drink or two & say "I've had enough".  How do they know?  If 1 or 2 is good isn't 3 or 4 better? (I know the answer is "no"...
    Mopolina Mopolina
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Dec 11, 2009

    I Have Issues

    well i am 17 i drink to ease my pain and take pills cause i am not happy with myself but i like to drink to feel better...and am suffering through this and just want to be normal again i have no one to talk to. i live with a judgemental family so theyll over react i am alone in...
    CHeart CHeart
    16-17
    5 Responses Aug 20, 2009

    I've lost everything.

    ..i have nothing in this world anymore everyday just gets worse as they come by, my depression is getting bad every day it never leaves and I've got no one to help me threw this..the other night I had a few drinks trying to get it out of my head which then lead me trying to kill...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 26, 2015

    Do you ever wish you could just go back

    and change everything to make it better...I wish I still had him I have nothing left for me anymore so what's the point in even being here?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 26, 2015

    Time For Change

    Hiya, I just found this site, and some of the stories are truly inspiring. I am an alcoholic. I was a drinker, that began when my partner committed suicide, but when i suffered from bullying in my 15 year career, it got worse, so did the bullying. Not that i was...
    xxbumblebeexx xxbumblebeexx
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Nov 18, 2009
    leex1234 leex1234
    22-25, F
    Feb 12, 2015

    it's kinda funny because I'm 14

    and still have like 7 years till I can legally drink but I drink like every weekend and it's becoming an issue because last weekend I got so drunk with a couple of friends (one that I didkt know so well) and he told people but I'm not exactly sure what happened because I was...
    miamiamiamiamiamia miamiamiamiamiamia
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 16, 2014

    Feeling really overwhelmed.

    I need to apply for insurance. Health and car . Get a forbearance on student loans since I was hospitalized. Stop constantly thinking about my ex whom I still love . Get out of this job washing dishes. I feel really depressed and all I want to do I'd drink .
    brently825 brently825
    26-30, M
    Feb 6, 2014

    Depression Is A Little Bit Like Happy Hour

    These drinks never cease what I feel,When all this is becomes too much to be real,Shot after shot bottle after bottle, And the pain still hadn’t kicked to full throttle,My friends worry about me all day,They ask me why I do it,But I have nothing to say,I just give them a look...
    SiTuSavais SiTuSavais
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 21, 2011
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