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I Beat a Drug Addiction

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 80 People

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    I have an eating disorder BED,it's like a horrible awful addiction That you can never stop,I'm not really gonna talk about the eating disorder To much but my family won't help me get help, so it is going to be a life long struggle! My miracle from god happens last year when I...
    LuckyNuts LuckyNuts 13-15 Dec 29, 2011

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    Addiction

    : compulsive need for and use of a habit-forming substance (as heroin, nicotine, or alcohol) characterized by tolerance and by well-defined physiological symptoms upon withdrawal; broadly : persistent compulsive use of a substance known by the user to be harmful that is a slap...
    charmed88101 charmed88101 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2011

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    Not So Much Me, Although I Was Headed That Way, But Friends

    click on the names on the LHS: http://re-acts.com/convention2011.htm
    potentiallywonderful potentiallywonderful 46-50, M Feb 29, 2012

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    TO Hell and Back!!!!!

    MY NAME IS ANONYMOUS AND I AM A RECOVERING ALCOHOLIC DRUG ADDICT. MY EXPERIENCE WITH DRUGS BEGAN OVER SOME TWENTY YEARS AGO AT THE RIPE AGE OF 18. AT THAT AGE YOU ARE SUPPOSE T0 BE OUT ENJOYING YOUR LIFE, AND THAT IS EXACTLY WHAT I THOUGHT THAT I WAS DOING. YOU SEE, IT WAS GUY...
    goodnightsleep goodnightsleep 36-40 2 Responses Mar 28, 2009

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    Since I was 15, I have been on drugs.

    I was known as "that kid" in highschool - The one who would probably dropout, have a kid at an early age, and be a nobody. Over the years, I tried to ignore what people said, I also tried getting hell for my problem, but I never tried long enough or hard enough to make a change...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 10 Responses Jul 20, 2014

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    Im On My Own

    I am 36 years old and i have been taking drugs of one form or another since i as 7 years old and through progression i moved on to taking class a drugs for nearly 18 years after 5 failed attempts at rehab i decided to move away from london and essex and move up north with my...
    cockneyjay75 cockneyjay75 36-40 1 Response Feb 23, 2012

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    Three Years Back

                Some three years back , on this date a member of NA(Narcotics Anonymous) went to another member’s house.The latter had relapsed , and was coming to meetings loaded and was not able to share the relapse. He...
    domking domking 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 13, 2010

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    My Story From Prison

    This may seem a little crazy being that I'm in prison but I've started a blog to help others through my experiences. It would be cool if you could check it out and if you like it, I would appreciate if you follow it & pass it on to others. http://mypersonalatonement.wordpress...
    israelsolomonpureheart israelsolomonpureheart 31-35, M Sep 28, 2012

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    This Is Tough

    Addiction, what a battle some days i can make it through my 24 hours without the thought of drugs passing through my mind. other days it is almost the only thing i can think about. my drug of choice was meth what a seductive drug! About 2-3 years ago when i was in jail (for a...
    charmed88101 charmed88101 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2011

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    Battleing Depression And Addiction Which One Came First

    I am a recovering addict who has just celebrated 90 days clean. 4 months ago I thought this could never happen. I was in the psych ward recovering from an attempted suicide. I started using to feel numb. I have been told my addiction started long before I even picked up that...
    Jagzz Jagzz 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 15, 2010

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    TO Hell and Back!!!!!

    MY NAME IS ANONYMOUS AND I AM A RECOVERING ALCOHOLIC DRUG ADDICT. MY EXPERIENCE WITH DRUGS BEGAN OVER SOME TWENTY YEARS AGO AT THE RIPE AGE OF 18. AT THAT AGE YOU ARE SUPPOSE T0 BE OUT ENJOYING YOUR LIFE, AND THAT IS EXACTLY WHAT I THOUGHT THAT I WAS DOING. YOU SEE, IT WAS GUY...
    goodnightsleep goodnightsleep 36-40 3 Responses Mar 28, 2009

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    Just For Today

    I don't consider myself to have beaten addiction but more like granted a daily reprieve for so long as I make the decision not to use. One day at a time.
    pentupfreedom pentupfreedom 46-50, M 11 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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    Good Girl Gone Bad And Back To Good - I Hope!

    This whole story started back in 1984 when I was 17, and very naive. I wanted to move out and live with a man,  but this man he was so cute, and all the girls liked him, but he had picked me... He wasn't a nice man, but I realized too late, and then I was in love with him...
    REC0VERED REC0VERED 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 27, 2011

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    TO Hell and Back!!!!!

    MY NAME IS ANONYMOUS AND I AM A RECOVERING ALCOHOLIC DRUG ADDICT. MY EXPERIENCE WITH DRUGS BEGAN OVER SOME TWENTY YEARS AGO AT THE RIPE AGE OF 18. AT THAT AGE YOU ARE SUPPOSE T0 BE OUT ENJOYING YOUR LIFE, AND THAT IS EXACTLY WHAT I THOUGHT THAT I WAS DOING. YOU SEE, IT WAS GUY...
    goodnightsleep goodnightsleep 36-40 1 Response Mar 28, 2009

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    iloveanalcoholic iloveanalcoholic 22-25, F Dec 29, 2014

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    pain....pills and more pills.... bigger and more pain.... surgery again & again over &overagain striping away her soul pill by pill....relief from the physical..... PAIN.... but it...
    TEMPOLTON TEMPOLTON 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    for the past five years I've been living with my husband's drug addiction everyday...so much damage has been done...feelings of abandonment and neglect because let's face it we...
    justcarolyn justcarolyn 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I am in recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol. I started drinking and using as a teen, and it took many years before addiction caught up with me. It was a long and slow...
    bethanngirl bethanngirl 56-60, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I know people don't normally see people who smoke cannabis as having a bad drug problem, it's not one of the worst things someone can be addicted to. But after being in a...
    elz311289 elz311289 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Okay, so recently my mom has been watching this show called Beyond Scared Straight and it's about these kids who like smoke weed and drink steal do drugs etc. and they take a jail...
    MichelleTanner MichelleTanner 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Alcohol is a drug. I feel that I've expressed things on facebook, Ep, and to regular friends, that I might not have if it wasn't for alcohol, that ultimately do more good than bad...
    Cetacean Cetacean 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm having a painkiller addiction
    onexnick onexnick 22-25, M Jan 8

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    I lost my mother march 2014. It has almost been a year but still feels like yesterday. She was only 56 years old.She left here way too early she was supposed to see me have kids.My...
    aniessa aniessa 36-40, F Jan 11

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    Food has a hold on me like nothing else in my entire life. I feel helpless I feel out of control. I don't know how to stop its the only time I feel good or happy when I'm eating. I...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I am father to two young children and married to a woman who has been abusing pain medication for three years that I know of. For the last year or more I have turned a blind eye...
    XVIFlaviaFirma XVIFlaviaFirma 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 18

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    I'm a food addict. When I'm struggling with emotions, I turn to food. When I'm bored, I rely on food. This past week I did very well, reduced my calorie intake, and went to the...
    benforce benforce 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    You got to wonder whether this whole war on drugs thing really works. I mean gold is 40 dollars a gram (roughly) where are heroine is around 100 per gram. And thats not the even...
    AmnesiaPlease AmnesiaPlease 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 17

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    Like they said, "All You Need is Love", and a second later they say "Happiness is a Warm Gun", go figure right? And like Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds isn't about the drug LSD. SGT...
    wetsec wetsec 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Music... Music is my addiction.
    BrokenInnocence BrokenInnocence 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    My first 2 days of the new year I’ve spent being lazy, overeating, and overindulging in my internet addictions. Yesterday I weighed in for the start of the gym weight loss...
    benforce benforce 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    I have this strange addiction and attraction to white guys. Don't know what it is and could never understand it throughout my life. They were my first in everything; kiss...
    Babygirl872901 Babygirl872901 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Zombies havea addiction to adulterated up abaft you and alpha snacking on your annoyance -especially if you’re absent staring at every alcove and breach of randomceilings in seek...
    fifacoinsarc fifacoinsarc 26-30, F Jan 13

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    So I suppose once you are addicted to something then you will always be addicted. The reasoning behind alcoholics staying away from bars or socializing with people who drink. The...
    tiredgoodguy tiredgoodguy 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    I struggle with an embarrassing addiction... I can't overcome it because it's my new stress relief tactic I don't know what to do
    DJasmineHawker DJasmineHawker 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I dont just have one addiction. I have multiple. Love pot and hard alcohol. Digs me some coke. meth aint nothing new for me. Id do molly or shrooms any day, any time anywhere. I...
    MissTish85 MissTish85 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I hate drugs. People think that doing drugs is cool. Drugs are bad for you. I will never do drugs....ever.
    TimidGrl01 TimidGrl01 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 1

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    I just like altering my reality. Psychedelics have been involved in some of my most euphoric moments. Cannabis still has my heart though. I'd roll on Molly again. Same with opiates...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Jan 14

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    Drugs and alcohol are evil to me. They just ruin everyone's life. Drugs can kill you an hospitalize you. Alcohol is evil. It brings the worst out in people and makes them act...
    Cerda114 Cerda114 18-21, M 5 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Been beat up more than a couple times and have beaten people up just as much. I was a kid who was bullied who became a bully. I remember one fight i got beaten up so badly that i...
    TheEyeOfHeru TheEyeOfHeru 18-21, M Dec 30, 2014

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    First of all just stating I don't do drugs I used to but I stopped a while ago.....................okay so apparently I have a natural high. Like I don't need drugs to be weird as...
    musicforlife0321 musicforlife0321 18-21, F Jan 3

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    I am quitting drugs. I've had enough of it. Have you ever feel like it is time to quit? I've done drugs for years now and i am quitting. I really enjoyed the journey it was fun...
    Tommyhilfiger Tommyhilfiger 18-21, M Jan 3

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    Not the kind of drugs you take for an alternative high, but pharmacology drugs. Pharmacology is a fascinating subject and the way in which small amounts of medication can alter the...
    thefuturedoctor1 thefuturedoctor1 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    I don't care what Nationality you are, if go to foreign country and get busted for drug trafficking and end up on death row;you have no rights. No one thinks about the loved ones...
    Dozer1010 Dozer1010 36-40, F Jan 16

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    I love beats (actual beats as in instrumentals not the doctor dre beats headphones) also I love to make beats its like an escape from everything I put my heart and soul in every...
    jordan228 jordan228 18-21 Jan 19

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    Right after Christmas I found out my fiancé has been using heroin (smoking) and cocaine. His reasoning is because he needed to stay awake during his overnight job during the...
    mamabear2013 mamabear2013 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Theyre all I care about and think about. my family is very against them and we have a past with my brother being a druggie (he is 16 years older than me) and runnin away and bein...
    b7nnydr7gs b7nnydr7gs 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    My drugs of choice are weed and alcohol. Aside from the occasional shrooms, I don't use any others. I enjoy chasing the high, but I was taught to keep it in check. One question...
    GrimCreeper0150 GrimCreeper0150 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 7

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