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I Drink to Make the Pain Go Away

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    It's All a Good Laugh.

    When I'm drunk, everything seems funny, rather than crap. If I could, I'd drink myself into a stupor every night, just so I wouldn't have to face the world.
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30 22-25, M 6 Responses Sep 17, 2009

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    Gothicemogirl Gothicemogirl 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 30, 2014

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    The Problem Is This...

    What happens when you reach a point where drinking actually even causes physical pains, let alone won't make pain go away? Then how do you make the pain go away? I wish I had an alternative for the members of this group but don't. This planet is a very ugly place for...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 1 Response Jun 28, 2009

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    I Drink to Make It Go Away

    But tomorrow I will snap back to reality.
    morbidSin morbidSin 22-25 1 Response May 15, 2009

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    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

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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

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    Yes I Am..

    Nobody in my real life knows this at all.  They thought I'm this quite, shy, morbid stupid girl that can't do such a thing. Well yea right.  What they don't is that I do. not just  a social drinker but a regular drunk. What the hell they care this makes me ...
    catacomb catacomb 66-70 4 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    I started drinking ever sense I lost my sister

    I know it's not a healthy outlet but it helps me
    Sufferedloss Sufferedloss 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 23, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    Helpless

    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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 30

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    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

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    I Don't See Myself As An Alcoholic.

    I'm usually a very up-beat and happy person, but when I'm not, I'm terribly depressed. I'm so bipolar, hah. Anyways, I refuse to take psychological medications for a number of different reasons, and nothing seems to make me feel as good as alcohol does. I don't drink it, and then...
    KatLeroux KatLeroux 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2010

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    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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    Ok...

    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...
    330GTC 330GTC 51-55, M Nov 11, 2011

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    I have made many mistakes in my life and I just want get away from everything and start a new life somewhere else. I need someone to do it with though, I'm in the US, in Utah
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    Windy day part 1: We haven't had any strong winds lately and the weather's not fairing well either. I've been praying for some strong gusts this week, and yesterday, my wish...
    Windspirit19 Windspirit19 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Love, touching another's heart, if painful, it never was love, acceptance of who another be, over what is the premise, if that is absent, love will never be present. Living in Love...
    mjoemyre mjoemyre 56-60, M 7 hrs ago

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    I'm looking for someone to run away with or just stay with on Monday for a couple of days would be good if your not a mass murderer you know would like to still be alive from the...
    bubblegumelectraheartt bubblegumelectraheartt 16-17, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Noticing more and more the little things in life. The small details hidden away in the beauty of it all :) it makes me feel so uplifted and happy all the time. Truly the way to...
    trollipn trollipn 31-35, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Things are getting way too real here and my instinct is telling me to run as far away as possible. Probably not the most mature thing I could do, but where's the harm in taking a...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 26-30, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I love my coffee hot and fresh, but often I get busy and it just sits there...... I've often had coffee that was made around 8 still sitting on my desk well after the noon hour...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 6 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Ive always wanted to be invisible and fade away. Not to be seen. To be forgotten.
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    ...anything to drown out the voices, my paranoia, worries, pain.
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 19 hrs ago

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    I need to clean up my diet a bit. Reduce the bread carbs and replace with fruits and whole grain for more fiber and cut down on the sweets. And try my best to get more protien. I...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    Lately I've been feeling like a complete failure... I know I'm going to **** off a lot of people by saying this... But I just have to let it out. I can't smile through this anymore...
    Ajeric Ajeric 22-25, M 21 hrs ago

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    The other day my boyfriend, his brother and I were outside drinking at a campfire. My boyfriend went inside and his brother and I had a few more drinks. In the end, he told me...
    goatlover69 goatlover69 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I threw a mini party at my house while my parents were not in town, everyone is in college and we all drank. Out of seven of us 4 were completely trashed, 3 threw up and passed out...
    MFshadow MFshadow 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Creating energy as an introvert while drinking beer. And I feel a need to release. When people "hide" in their mind, they "put up walls". What they fail to realize most of the...
    musikid48 musikid48 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm waiting on more tests to rule out some other things but I think I have endometriosis based off my symptoms. I get bad stomach pain normally all day. It's made worse by eating...
    fallenstar23 fallenstar23 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    The physical, mental, and emotional pain, it's three total different kinds of pain. And I feel almost every one of them each day, my life's full of it. I can't explain half of it...
    Escapeyourthoughts32 Escapeyourthoughts32 18-21 5 days ago

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    If you still care about me don't ever let me know. If you don't care for me anymore don't ever let me know. I rather keep you in my memories where you are always kind and sweet. I...
    saraandherfoxes saraandherfoxes 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hey, if you're reading this and you have an advice or an opinion I'll be glad to read it because I'm looking for that one advice or quote that will get me through this. Where to...
    American19 American19 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    This world is in pain and I have so many great people in my life new and old who have their own stories of trials ,pain difficulties and moral hurdles. It's interesting that people...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M Aug 26

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    Living with a person who has chronic pain means that for the rest of my marriage my pain never counts. I don't count, and I find this incredibly lonely. I am my only sounding...
    Suffocating1 Suffocating1 41-45 Aug 26

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    I don't like to push people away. but I have done it before. sometimes I have to be apart from people I love and when I really need them the most. It's because I'm afraid. I'm...
    evewalter evewalter 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    They say it's a river, that circles the earth A beam of light shining to the edge of the universe It conquers all, it changes everything They say it's a blessing, they say it's a...
    nalbyan nalbyan 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I hate when the people I love and care about are in pain. I've an idea of how they feel, and it makes me want to do anything to make it stop. Only I can't. Or choose not to even...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 1 Response Aug 25

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    Reasons not to like me: (1) I break at least one thing per week, plates or glasses etc (2) when I eat popcorn I stuff my face with it (3) I can't stand it when people make noises...
    Aminderaser Aminderaser 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 23

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    I'm 20 years old now and I've pretty much accepted the fact that I make bad decisions. I make bad things happen to me on purpose; self sabotage. I cheat, drink, ruin my career and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 22

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M Aug 22

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