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I Don't Drink Or Use Dope

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    I Don't Feel the Pull

    I don't know why, but I didn't feel any desire to do either even though it was a popular thing to do in high school. Possibly this is a function of my Aspergers. If so, I'm glad for it. I couldn't support a dope habit. My book buying takes most of my surplus cash.
    AspergicMajor AspergicMajor 31-35, M Apr 22, 2008

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     I think consuming substances to make you act stupid is just pointless, and well, stupid. It didn't take too many "We spent the whole day in a parking lot... shopping carts... woah" stories from my friends to turn me off pot. And why should I kill my brain cells...
    Manders Manders 18-21, F 1 Response May 10, 2008

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    I Used To Do It.

    When I was in my early 20s I used to do drugs and drink, but I stopped doing that stuff almost 20 years ago. With inflation going up all the time it just doesnt make sense to me. I would rather buy something nice for my home than go drinking or do drugs. I am not an alcoholic...
    sisypwimp sisypwimp 41-45, M Oct 15, 2009

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    8 Year Recovering Drunk.

    I never have used drugs but I started drinking when I was 13.This story may be a bit short because there isn't much to say.I liked beer from age 13 till now.I drank beer in jr. high school,high school and during my 3 year hitch in the Army.After the army is when my drinking beer...
    diaperandlingerie diaperandlingerie 61-65 3 Responses Aug 12, 2008

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    Never Done It, Don't Want To, What For?

    I'm not even religious, someone said in here that they were called "goody-two shoes", yeah, same here, and believe me I'm not all nice and fun and rainbows. I don't hate people who do it, it's their choice, I don't smoke either, does that make me better than you? No...
    D3lta D3lta 22-25 Feb 4, 2009

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    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F Mar 31

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    When I was a teenager I used to drink a little bit just because my friends were drinking. As i've grown up i've come to realise that I really hate the taste of alcohol so I choose...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I don't like alcohol or weed in social settings. I don't trust most of you citizens of the world to get myself vulnerable around you-- so, I don't use drugs or alcohol to have fun...
    NoBullsht NoBullsht 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I have 3 kids - 2 of which are my bf's. We are 4 years together. We are not married- lately things have been hanging together by a thread :( I am v upset about this. I had a 5th...
    Barbs4321 Barbs4321 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Yep I'm the same way, I don't drink or smoke or take meds or take Drugs.. So my friends are like I'm a party pooper. I don't give a ****, If I don't want that **** I an it going...
    LovinGuy36 LovinGuy36 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    Lately, I've been acting really weird. I can't stop moving. My body is so drained, physically. Mentally, I can't stop. It's driving me off the walls. I've stopped eating regularly...
    TheRogueWolf TheRogueWolf 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I've always thought of myself as incapable of being too close to a person. For me, it’s never good to know that you’re craving the person’s presence every time they’re not...
    Megarian Megarian 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I once went to a friend's house thinking we were going to play a game that we do every week, but when I got there, they were one guy short of being able to play. It was the friend...
    MarimbaJake MarimbaJake 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    This life wow! I just don't know what I feel anymore. I just know I'm tired. I have these dreams of driving through the country air. Fresh and beautiful trees. Green pretty grass...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 31-35, F Mar 18

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    10 Daily Habits That Will Give You Incredible Willpower: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle. Success is a lot of...
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    I am in my second year of college. I used to love my school. I had a close group of girls I lived with and we had a great time going to parties, hanging out, and going to dinner...
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    AceWarbringer AceWarbringer 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    cuterthxnyou cuterthxnyou 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    sweetiebomb sweetiebomb 22-25 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I've been with my husband for 5 years now we dated for 3 months before I got pregnant lately I've been feeling like I don't make him happy anymore he is always angry, tired, and...
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    It's a real shame. Drugs have caused hell for my life, alcohol and pills particularly. No, not me using them, I learned my lesson from the unfortunate hell that my mother went...
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