I Drink to Make the Pain Go Away

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    I'm Not An Alcoholic

    I've got a hole in the center of my chest that looks like a glass without a base. I've got demons buried under a pile of stakes and I stand guard with a bottle full of holy water that tastes a lot like vodka. Some people would say I have a problem, but, I'm not an...
    Shemovesme Shemovesme
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2009

    I started drinking ever sense I lost my sister

    I know it's not a healthy outlet but it helps me
    Sufferedloss Sufferedloss
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Feb 23, 2014


    So I don't drink because I never developed a taste for anything alcoholic. I don't smoke anything...not even the competition, and I don't do any drugs that haven't been prescribed by a physician. I used to eat a lot...then there was a period of time when I could put my face in...
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    Nov 11, 2011

    I Always Say I'll Quit...

    But never do... :-( However I don't always drink to remove painful memories and such, at times it’s also for fun! When I’m hanging out the good friends, celebrating an accomplishment, after a good hard day’s work, you know stuff like that. It isn’t always...
    LordNothing LordNothing
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Dec 16, 2010

    I Thought It Would Help...

    As teenager, we are just learning things. Mostly we saw that whenever there's a pr0blem., people got drunk. When i was 17 then., i had my first break up., for that time, it was the painful situati0n i had encountered in my whole life. I ask my parents that i am going to a...
    Eemcee Eemcee
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 15, 2009
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    Mar 15, 2016
    Gothicemogirl Gothicemogirl
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 30, 2014

    Pain All the Time But...

    but... i dont really drink alot because there is nothing strong enough in the house, i hate drama and i drank the first time my heart was broken. it made me feel better and just sometimes life brings me super down and i nned to relax, i dont get hammered. i just want to take some...
    theshortloud1 theshortloud1
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 3, 2009

    Story of my life posted in 600 plus stories.

    I'd give up drinking in a heartbeat if met a true honest sincere woman who acceapts all off me. he'll a friend in real life would be great. I value the thoughts n opinions of those I met here and they are amazing women. But my Dailey boring life very sucessful job get off work...
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    Dec 16, 2015

    I act like all is well,

    I act like I'm okay.. I act like I'm happy... but nothing could be further from the truth... I drown my stress, my pain, my heartache, my sorrow in bottles of booze.... am I wrong??? of course, absolutely! can I hide it, change it??.... no!... have I tried??? yes!! but the only...
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    1 Response May 30, 2015

    The Clock Runs Slow

    Its a teribble habit. But since friends, counsellors and family have turned away, I've gone back to the one comfort that is there, and is consistant: alcohol. I drink crazy amounts of alcohol in short periods of time. What else do you do when your options run out? You're drunk...
    FastLaneC3 FastLaneC3
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 27, 2009

    I Drink to Make It Go Away

    But tomorrow I will snap back to reality.
    morbidSin morbidSin
    1 Response May 15, 2009

    I Quit

    I stopped drinking last year. I was depressed and it was the only thing that I enjoyed. Is that even the right word? Even though it made things worse in actuality and I had several hangovers from hell, I just had to have my drink. Feeling numb was good and the days passed by like...
    ForestSong ForestSong
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 16, 2010


    i was 16, my bestfriend and i had an argument during an eglish class. i began crying from the moment she yelled at me and as i walk home. everybody is looking that weirdo crying on the road.. ^^,   I'm afraid to lose her, 'cause she's a great friend. I tried to...
    MeglioBlue MeglioBlue
    18-21, F
    Apr 27, 2010
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