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I Drove Drunk

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    Yeah, I Did.

    I was a teenager. Drove about a mile to a swimming hole. Quite drunk... eight or ten beers in at least. It was against my better judgement. I knew how stupid it was, but I had convinced a girl to go skinny dipping with me and all bloodflow was diverted away from my brain to other...
    pooner pooner 26-30 1 Response May 29, 2009

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    I Drove Drunk 2

    I was at a party drinking like crazy because I was going to stay there. A guy showed up that I did not get along with so I thought it best to drive home. I reasoned that most of the drive was in the country and just one short rode to my house in the suburb. I actually got lost...
    whiteguyasiangirl whiteguyasiangirl 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2006

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    It Can Happen To Anyone (long One, But Please Read)

    I rarely "partied" or got "wasted" and always made sure that others did not drive drunk and If I drank heavily it was indoors without a need to drive...It took me years to become comfortable driving my car in general because I was so anxious about hurting other people (I always...
    Vertigo11 Vertigo11 22-25 2 Responses Apr 19, 2012

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    Last Night

    There is no way I should have driven, I don't even remember the drive.  I looked out to make sure there was nothing wrong with my car, it's actually straight in the parking space and damage free.  I'd like to say I will never do that again with 100% certainty, but I...
    FabulousGrrl FabulousGrrl 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2006

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    Recipe For a Reckless Night

    I wasn't the most responsible kid my sophomore year in high school. I treated my body similar to a bouncy ball. I threw it all over the place and watched it helplessly bounce from wall to wall. Recipe of the Night: 1.5 L  Red Wine 1       ...
    Sleepwalker Sleepwalker 18-21, M Nov 6, 2006

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    I Remember When...

    I remember when any laws against driving drunk were almost never inforced -- the days before MADD and such.  I remember seeing some really crazy characters on the road (especially after the bars closed) who were driving so bad I was amazed they didn't kill someone or...
    ETAL ETAL 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 26, 2006

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    Whoa

    yeah I did it again just a few days ago... I drank enough to get drunk. not a bad out of control drunk but a little drunk.. and then I was robotripping at the same time which made it worse (DMX).. I dropped my friend off at his house and then came home and went to sleep. I awoke...
    sstmofadwn sstmofadwn 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 26, 2009

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    Truthfully Not A Big Deal, But My Friends Won't Drink With Me Anymore Because Of It.

    My friends and I were out at the club and I got fairly drunk. My friends gave me a ride to the park and ride (after we left the club) where my car was located., located with a mile of my house, about a 5 minute drive. I drove home and made it home fine but my friends are...
    0perator 0perator 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 2, 2012

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    Duii Reckless Driving Charges

    I went out to the beach by myself, decided I was going to have a few drinks out at the beach and cool off before I had to head to my girlfriends for dinner. Got in the car feeling good enough to drive, well took a backroad home took a corner to fast and flipped and totalled the...
    loveguideoverus loveguideoverus 18-21 2 Responses Aug 9, 2012

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    Young and Dangerous

    When I was in High School, one of friends had a father who worked construction in another state. Her mother decided that she was old enough to take care of herself, so she went to stay with her husband...........................can you say "Party Time". We partied...
    dahos dahos 36-40, M Mar 30, 2007

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    I Probably Shouldn't Drink With My Cousin Anymore...

    Although I rarely drink these days, there was a time when I drank more regularly, at parties or on weekends, with friends and family, though rarely to excess.  I've never blacked out nor been hungover (thankfully) - I've always known when I was reaching my limit and that if...
    AaaaaaRGH AaaaaaRGH 36-40, M Sep 21, 2010

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    Cool, Me Too...

    So yeah, I've also driven drunk like the rest of you.  Quite a few times actually.  Now I wasn't SOOO drunk, just a little more than tipsy.  And I've never really gone out of my lane(s) either.  But there's kind of a funny story about it... About 2 weeks...
    chadtapp chadtapp 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 29, 2006

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    Yeah

     More times than I will admit here, although only arrested for it once.
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl 26-30, F 28 Responses May 20, 2009

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    May God Forgive Me, Cause I Have Not.

    It has been a hundred years or so ago.  I don't even drink anymore.  I still to this day feel guity that I actually drove drunk, put others lives in jepardy.  I cannot believe  how selfish I really was! I never hurt anyone, neither did I wreck, but as the...
    forceofnature forceofnature 51-55, F 5 Responses Aug 29, 2008

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    Many Times

    when I was younger like 17 -18 me my cousin and our friends you to got to the riverfront and get drunk with everyone else on the weekends ( In STL the riverfront use to be a popping spot) and since I use to borrow my parents car I would let everyone drive themselves home and I...
    mak314 mak314 26-30, F Oct 9, 2007

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    REALLY Stupid

    My cousin and I shared a bottle of champagne... this really makes my head spin. After an hour we had to go home... instead of calling my friends or other cousins, I decided to drive home. She passed out once in the car. I remember I stopped at a stop sign, turned to look both...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2008

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    Dude wheres my car?

    It was a very sunny morning and the birds were singing, and just as I was hoping for an eclipse of the sun and a shotgun to blow those birds away, I jolted out of bed and and ran to the window looking for my car. I'll be damned-- it was parked perfectly in my space, which...
    catnip catnip F Mar 21, 2006

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    Shouldn't Have

    I drove, knowing that I shouldn't...nothing happened I made it home and no one was hurt, but i shouldn't have been on the road...I should have just stayed or called someone, and i knew it!  I had a very close friend die in an accident while driving drunk...I feel very guilty...
    jen jen 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2006

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    Have Done It As Well....

    I have to admit I drove drunk as well. Not proud of it. But when we have a girls night out there is often a lot of wine involved. Next time I'm getting a DD.
    steffi123 steffi123 31-35 Jan 2, 2011

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    Driving Really Really Fast Blacked Out

    A week ago i got blacked out and drove an hour home. I wasn't planning to drive home since i was drinking but i got upset about something girl related (i think). I don't remember leaving or the drive at all.... except i remember just a few seconds looking at my speedometer and...
    soobaroo soobaroo 26-30, M Nov 16, 2012

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    Stupid, Stupid

    This is one of the things I'm least proud. I was 16, at a party. I'd driven up there with a friend who said he'd be the DD for the way back, so I had some drinks. Then, when we went to leave, my friend told me he didn't have a driver's license, and only had 10 hours of driving...
    emmy emmy 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2006

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    High Tolorance

    unfortunatly I have a high tolerance for alchol.  I can drink a lot and still be right as rain.  Unfortunatly the police breath-alizer does not take that into consideration.  So one of these days they will catch up to me for something small and stupid and than the...
    allofus allofus 46-50, M Apr 22, 2009

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    Yea...

    I have done this soooooooo many times. The last time I did this was the worst night of my life. It involved a LOT of liquor, a halloween party, and a lot of cussing and crying and ridiculous behavior.
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04 26-30, F May 23, 2008

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    I Really Regret It.

    The thing is, my father is an alcoholic. He totalled my mom's car when I was a toddler. I definitely know the problems alcohol give to your family and to others.   That is why I can't believe I drove drunk. I was going through a very rebellious and...
    katpunkhippiegirl katpunkhippiegirl 18-21, F Nov 28, 2008

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    Oh charles dickens...

    It was the best of times, and the worst of times.  Puberty in Jr. High School.  Needless to say, alcohol became a coping mechanism for my odd biological shift taking place.  Best of times you ask?  Well, I didn't have a mortgage, or have to pay my own food, or...
    Pseudotrue Pseudotrue M 1 Response Mar 17, 2006

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    Feel Terrible

    I was completely wasted and have no idea why I made this horrible decision.  I am absolutely devastated over this!  I could have caused so much harm to so many people and I don't know how to make the situation right.  Have any of you done anything to... I don't...
    cynvirgo cynvirgo 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 18, 2007

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    All of a sudden I turned around and it hit me. I guess I have been staying ahead of it for a long time but tonight i saw it had caught up to me. All you younguns listen up, don't...
    boldtimer boldtimer 66-70, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Feels good to get drunk in my hammock.
    xoxoxxooxoxo xoxoxxooxoxo 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I drank too much because it was my birthday, I lost my control, puked in the streets and faught with my family. I'm really embrassed. I don't want to go out for a while.
    LeBateauIvre LeBateauIvre 18-21, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    which is a little bit too often. self medication is the only thing that seems to work anymore. I don't know what I am missing anymore when I just want to find my bed to pass out...
    Serendipitydoda Serendipitydoda 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    Gotta love those crafty Germans!
    biggunsatx biggunsatx 41-45, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    i got really drunk blacked out and touched a buddy of mines sister and cant get it out of my head they say they dont hate me for it but i cant help but hate me for it...i have been...
    twiztidrob93 twiztidrob93 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I hung out with my ex boyfriend tonight. brought up alot of stuff. and now I'm really drunk.
    gracelessanddumbfounded gracelessanddumbfounded 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Funny how those two always seem to go together. Wishing I had someone else here haha.
    thewholetruthandnothingbut thewholetruthandnothingbut 26-30, M Jun 21

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    I live in a home of angry drunks. This is so irritating. Why can't these people just be drunk and happy or loving or cuddly. Hell I'd even take depressed drunks. Wtf is this hidden...
    biscuitstiq biscuitstiq 26-30, T Jun 21

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    The first time I drank.. We my family members use to give me sips of their drunk Ah and I remember when I was 3 or something my dad told me to go to the refrigerator to grab his...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 21

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    i have to get this off my chest, i ALWAYS thought when i go to a bar and even if i drink way too much that'll ill have the sense NOT to drive meaning as my brother had a DUI.. But...
    ashworrell ashworrell 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I had been drinking a lot for two days in a row. Then one night I was sitting downstairs watching tv by myself while drinking a beer and the sound of the tv quit. I lost all...
    kevin1080123 kevin1080123 18-21, M Jun 20

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    I just got back from visiting my mom and I drove there barefoot and did not bring my shoes. It felt so good driving barefoot and visiting my mom barefoot and not having shoes with...
    barefootjan barefootjan 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    so this one time I was having a really bad day and decided I'm gonna get drunk by myself.........the next day I woke up in a playground near one of my friends apartment and have no...
    preppiboi preppiboi 31-35, T 1 Response Jun 19

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    You called. Your lilting, happy, optimistic voice, telling me yes, this hurts but I'll be happy again. The worst part was your telling me I'll find contentment again, love again...
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    once more i drink till im drunk and wake up the next day wondering why i wake up i go down to the river just to relax and smoke seems like the only place these days that make any...
    77lostcause77 77lostcause77 18-21, M Jun 18

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