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I Beat a Drug Addiction

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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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    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 2 Responses Mar 28, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    Problems

    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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    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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    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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    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 10 Responses Dec 12, 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 2 Responses Jun 1, 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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    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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Jul 20, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    I remember every time my parents hit me every time except this one. I guess I either blocked it out or it was because I was too young,I remember other beatings from this time in my...
    Kitty1997 Kitty1997 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    i never really thought about this until now. what i go through daily has to be an addiction. i struggle so hard with food but i can say no. its really sad and depressing. the way I...
    ibeenthinkin ibeenthinkin 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    For anyone who deals drugs, it will likely not end well. I thought this was common sense, but I guess some people think they're invincible and it won't happen to them. I guess it...
    kico4 kico4 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have beaten my mom and my next door neighbor and I'm unbeaten at school. I can beat most people my age and I've been told I have good technique too. My uncle has said I could...
    biscuits14 biscuits14 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Isn't that one girl who constantly talks **** about drugs and how she will never use drugs but always has a drink in her hand and a cig between her fingers and can't live without...
    khenry15 khenry15 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Somehow I don't have an addictive personality. Or rather, I can get addicted for a while then be done with it suddenly. I've done crack, Coke, speed, Shrooms, weed, various...
    AnonymousKCQ AnonymousKCQ 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    doing drugs and alcohol is not the answer to having fun..... having fun depends on you. drugs is not the way to go.... if you want to have fun do something that would be enjoyable...
    jenna66spinder jenna66spinder 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    One day when I was at this summer camp which had about 40 boys and 40 girls. Anyways the boys ate in the boys changing rooms and the girls are in the girls. I was eating a sandwich...
    Heskeytime Heskeytime 18-21 1 Response a week ago

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    I am a girl who doesn't smoke, drink, or do drugs. I am happy enough with myself and the person that I am that I don't need to do those things. I feel badly for the kids that do...
    veryfemininegirl veryfemininegirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    We both Hurt each other in different ways. Very bad... I feel responsible for everything, but I know everyone is responsible for their own decisions, including what we put in our...
    Starkizzed21 Starkizzed21 22-25, F Feb 4

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    I am a drug addict. I'm not a full blown drug addict I'm more of a binge addict. I go so long without it, and then something happens I get stressed out, anxious, depressed or...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Feb 3

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    I don't need drugs alcohol or sex to have fun or be happy. Except Advil as needed. I keep meeting douche bags online. Hey poke fun at me being a virgin even though I...
    theOnlyinolvidable theOnlyinolvidable 22-25, F 8 Responses Feb 3

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    This feels kind of weird to me, but part of me wants someone, even a stranger (but preferably a close friend), to listen to my heart beating, to hear my blood being pumped through...
    alphaomega95 alphaomega95 18-21 1 Response Feb 2

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    i have been abusing drugs for 6 years i have lost alot of weight from it. family. friends my life my savings my job. everything i am lonelly sad depressed i want my life back...
    maddiipaiige maddiipaiige 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I don't need drugs or alcohol to have fun because drugs and alcohol can mess up your brain cells and you kiddenies
    Anthony2400 Anthony2400 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 1

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    I'm just fed up with my family. My little sister got sucked in by drugs when she turned 18 and has been living like a ****, sleeping around, and acting like the victim with...
    Fealda Fealda 22-25, F Feb 1

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    I am currently dieting with my family, we are cutting certain carbs, breads and sweet. . . My two addictions are sugar and caffeine. The artificial sweeteners, just do not do...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 1

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    Drugs and tacos aren't good if you can't control your doses, but none a risk if you eat a only taco. First drug experience may be the last ! #LoveMexicanfood
    JuPond JuPond 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    honestly dxm is the best drug that's ever happened to me. robotripping is my life. when I first tried it I thought I'd hate it but its like my anxiety completely goes away and I...
    rawerimadino rawerimadino 16-17, F Jan 31

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    I am addicted to PMO. It is a nasty habit and it is affecting my life. I am currently in bed, laying next to my beautiful wife and instead of sleeping or just snuggling her, I'm...
    RichieRoo5 RichieRoo5 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    Drugs are very useless. They are just made to destroy human´s life. :-(
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 29

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    I remember a house we once owned. Over a period of a few years we discovered hidden whiskey flasks, half empty. At least a half dozen. Like in a crawl space, in a rafter, a utility...
    JohnInKansas JohnInKansas 70+, M Jan 27

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    They don't sell alcohol in my country. And I'm good and okay with that. You can have fun without drinking out taking drugs. Many ppl do that. Try it.
    jjajaaa jjajaaa 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 26

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    My fathers friend is an alcoholic - a beautiful soul when sober. An embarrassing drunk. He is beyond help and won't have a long life.
    janey8 janey8 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I never really knew anyone with a drug problem, but I grew up with an alcoholic. They have an addiction and it's not something they can give up so easily. Though I'm glad they try...
    crimsoncube crimsoncube 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    Nor have i ever done drugs. i did try smoking once when i was all of 12 thinking that i was cool. Haha. Never again. Just not my thing at all.
    shecanonlydream shecanonlydream 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    Meth; oh how it destroys family, and friends mental health, my control now I believe is substantial, but my anger is off the wall. Molly; she made me feel whole, and I don't...
    fvckingm3ntal fvckingm3ntal 18-21, T Jan 26

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    theyre trying to make me do something crazy to kill myself or so i have to be locked up so i leave and my husband is actually married to his ex and they want me here for bad...