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    A Mother's Worst Nightmare

    three days ago, i found out my son is addicted to heroin. I cannot believe i'm even typing these words!..not my son....my son would never do that...well WAKE UP MOM, cuz he did and he does! His dad and i went to the school councellor, she wanted to talk to us..we figured it was...
    prettyinpink prettyinpink 46-50, F 16 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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    Welp so it looks like I'm the first post here. *takes a deep breath* okay, so my mom who is now 37 years old is a drug addict, more specifically meth, speed, heroine and whatever...
    Cryingsmile Cryingsmile 16-17, T 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I wish she instead asked, " Are a Child Abuse Survivor". It is a Statement. How she made it a choice for all. I was never ABUSED as a Child. My Abuse began when I was 35.
    paradisequeen paradisequeen 41-45, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I can't tell you how accurate the statement above is. I wish more than anything, I had never tried drugs. It's hard to remember life before drugs, before we started this ****** up...
    CommunicationBreakdown CommunicationBreakdown 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    When I was a kid like 8, I was abused by a family member. I can recall the events of a few of the times of him doing the things he did to me. The feeling I felt during that time, I...
    boypanties boypanties 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    I prefer to not have my judgement completely clouded, wake up with a migraine, and go to jail for doing crap I don't remember doing! Fun is more fun when you remember it (: I've...
    hellerpeople hellerpeople 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Hello I am the wife of a drug addict. We have been married for 2 years July 21st. I began to notice major changes in his behavior and mood changes. Also the way he was w me. He...
    CE21 CE21 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    I was about 6 when my older step brother who is about 7 years older than me, sexually abused me. I've tried so hard to block it out, thankfully I only have a short memory of it. It...
    nzm87 nzm87 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Hello All, I am new here! My husband has abused prescription drugs for the past 2 years. I knew he was for some time but when I asked he lied! He came clean on April 22. I...
    Helpless1008 Helpless1008 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    As a child my father was on drugs, amd my mother 'took care' of my brother and I. Its a complicated situation as I was the only one physically abused. I was picked up by the hair...
    tangibleorca tangibleorca 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    About 3 years ago I was drugged, raped and sexually abused..I was in a bar and 3 guys came and put a knife to my back...that is all I am gonna say cause..ya it's still very vivid...
    CosplayGirl321 CosplayGirl321 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Here is our situation. I have a chronic illness. As a result of the disorder, my leg is broken and weak, and I walk with crutches, permanently. I did not find out my husband was...
    Mego123123 Mego123123 26-30, F Jun 28

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    I abuse ADD meds to be productive. I became immune to the high so now I double up on my dose. I've found out after years of taking them I'm now worthless without them
    ChaseOnTheFly ChaseOnTheFly 31-35, M Jun 30

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    I am not one to write on forums, blogs or message boards but after 9 months of trying everything else--- drugs, alcohol, dating, a shrink-- here I am. I want to tell my story and...
    arw2014 arw2014 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Bad food, hard drinks, questionable drugs, sharp knives, ice, fire, needles, and just plain wearing it down...each of these things hasn't killed me and therefore makes me stronger...
    Sinjintiger Sinjintiger 41-45, M Jul 8

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    I finally became clean, it's now 40 days since I quit and the cravings are becoming less and my head has finally managed to start straightening itself out. It's hard, but worth...
    IeuanTemplar IeuanTemplar 22-25, M Jul 9

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    I don't agree with pharmaceutical drugs either! Pharmaceutical drugs doesn't cure the problem just masked/ hide the pain for a little while which is all well and good but we get...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It has been difficult. I come from drug addicted parents was abandoned and disappointed my entire life and unloved. So that makes it very difficult for me to understand because I...
    enki1770 enki1770 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    We who are not drug users have to understand this part of all this. That is this: yes they are addicted to drugs. I've been researching more since I found out. This is what I come...
    enki1770 enki1770 41-45, F Jul 8

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    Once u was abused, i tell u honestly- u will never get over it. Never. You can do a therapy , it will help you to bring all the repressed hurt out but it wouldnt make the abuse...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Hello, everyone. My name's Evan and I'm a drug addict. It all started at the age of sixteen with cannabis and alcohol. Cannabis and alcohol are gateway drugs. If someone tells you...
    SuicideRedefined SuicideRedefined 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    Hi everyone, My first experimentation with any kind of drugs was when I was 14 on my birthday. My cousin gave me a blunt as a birthday gift... I had no addiction to it, but it...
    mladenok mladenok 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Never did, never do and never will! I don't take drugs! Why the hell would I take something that would mess my head!?! With illegal drugs you never know what's in it exactly so...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was emotionally abused by my mother all of my life. The abuse started as i was 9 and continued till last year. As i lived with my parents in my mother country i was hurt every...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    So here is my story all my life I seeked attention I wanted to be the cemter of attention : talking loud .acting dramaticly .fighting with teacher to make them noticing me born in...
    aryela aryela 18-21, F Jul 10

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    I don't know whats worse; the physical or emotional abuse.. Physical signs of abuse go away, well most of mine did; a couple scars and such here and there but nothing a little...
    softballgirl3 softballgirl3 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Because of some health problems I've had over the years, I've been accused of being a druggie. Once I bought a big bottle of tylenol that was on sale at a local pharmacy, and one...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    Sorry. I had to delete the punctuation. I was a fat baby fat child and fat adult. In my 60 years on this earth I have spent most of my life from my teenage years starving starving...
    MsSusieQ MsSusieQ 56-60, F Jul 7

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    Finding out that someone else within the family was abused by the same person as I was as a child breaks my ******* heart. I would never wish abuse of any sort on my worst enemy...
    herebutinvisible herebutinvisible 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Feeling anxious...So much sadness this week with death due to drug use around my area. A guy I knew from high school, I hung with him once and he was very close to a few of my...
    sailed1316 sailed1316 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I don't need help but I do drugs and I don't regret one time I did drugs in fact I'm just about to smoke a cone of weed haha I love to disco !!!!!!! And dmt you ain't Tried drugs...
    kerw94 kerw94 18-21, M Jul 7

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    oh withdrawals! i came back after work yesterday just to find him in the fetal position. it hurt me seeing him this way but i knew in my mind this was bound to happen. He ran out...
    lovelyytroubledsoul lovelyytroubledsoul 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Drugs are tearing people apart in my life. I'm going to be a freshman in high school, and already so many of my friends are getting involved with drugs. It's awful and I try so...
    Nickiboy14 Nickiboy14 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    I'm only 14. I've had depression, technically, since I was about 8 or 9 (when I realized just how big of an a**hole my dad was), but it's only been a problem for about a year or so...
    LaurenHarris LaurenHarris 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    Boy everyone here is really taking a stand. Ooooh you are against child abuse! So edgy! How can you stand to be so daring?? Does this even need to be said? Does anyone like child...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Im now 9 years using the internet. I was trying to put my feelings on EP, other forums online, but i met rarelly any victims of abuse.Either they have shame to come out and talk...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    My body has become a symbol for who I am. I'm so small showing my deepest desire to slip away into nothingness. I have cut my arms to mar the skin as if to be a constant reminder...
    PoetGirl97 PoetGirl97 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I have experimented with drugs since I was 18 yrs old. Started with weed, shrooms, alcohol and soon graduated to meth and whatever pain meds I could get my hands on. My dad passed...
    2eazy4me 2eazy4me 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    I was in an abusive relationship. She was my best friend, and I thought it was normal when she poked fun at me. We got closer and it got worse. For the past year when we hung out...
    jentile jentile 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Hi. Anyone with experience with drugs? I have been with this husband for a year and recently found out he has been using heroin and meth. He admits he has a problem with meth but...
    jennylvs77 jennylvs77 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 27

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    From the end of my 17th year to now 19, 20 next month I experienced a life of drugs. MDMA , coke, ketamine and methadrone aswell as pills me and my mates use to get messy as hell...
    Butterflyfairy23 Butterflyfairy23 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I am a closet psychedelic enthusiast. It has been some time since I last journeyed into hyperspace, and I am sad to say that the criminalisation of users has made me very cautious...
    drjacoby drjacoby 31-35, M Jun 29

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    Before I start my story I want it to be known I am a strong and capable woman, mother and everything else I am supposed to be. It took me a long time to be able to say that. From...
    cmdaniels74 cmdaniels74 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Why do people abuse animals? They didn't do anything to you! Imagine you being that animal who got abused! I bet you wouldn't like it! So why do you do it!
    GoodGirl205 GoodGirl205 13-15, F Jul 1