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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 15 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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    trayomis trayomis 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F Dec 9

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    Chrissy Grass between my toes and sun shining on my dark head, I was at peace. I loved and lived in the moment. I had no understanding of the past or the future. I only knew of...
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    People in my family did drugs... It sucks to loose someone like that. Don't do drugs. It's bad for u an the ones that love you.
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    Life It is not easy to write my painful situation. Yesterday, I was shattered . My hear broke. My marriage is a mistake. I married my friend – we used to work together. The...
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    A long story spread over about 10 years so i'll keep it short. My wife is divorcing me on the grounds of abuse. I've never physically hurt her btw. For those years she and my...
    johnpbatchelor johnpbatchelor 41-45, M Dec 8

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    I have a story like all of you been through the therapy of remembering more than I ever wanted too. but I found ways to cope then survive now i'm trying to thrive. my coping was...
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