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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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    Madis9957 Madis9957 13-15, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I don't have any children of my own but I can not imagine being able to abuse my own flesh and blood. I was never abused as a child by my parents but I was sexually molested by...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    My story is both simple and complicated at the same time, but I will try to explain it as best as I can. I claimed the title Straight Edge in 2012, but was drug and alcohol free...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    As a victim myself, and as somebody who has studied emotional abuse very closely, I know it when I see it. And I definitely see an abuser in both my brother and in his wife. They...
    d0vahkiin d0vahkiin 16-17, F 3 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I am 34, yet I still crave a father. My own father was cold, violent, and at times, delusional. My mother who by all appearances was a warm and loving mother, in private withheld...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 2 Responses 42 mins ago

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    Kingshelman Kingshelman 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 16

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    I have had quite a bit of abuse ranging from drugs to sexual,i don't trust people very often now and i watch my baby cousins like a hawk,when i have children i plan on watching...
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 17

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    :'( Omg what some ppl will do I just watched a video on this guy that had taken his son from the mom and when I say this I mean actually just took the son and disappeared with him...
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    :'( Omg what some ppl will do I just watched a video on this guy that had taken his son from the mom and when I say this I mean actually just took the son and disappeared with him...
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    My ex college girlfriend, her husband was a cocaine user and career cocaine dealer,, one day he overdosed and she and her two children watched him have a seizure and die on the...
    mrrabbitdigital mrrabbitdigital 46-50, M Sep 5

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    I keep asking myself if he really loves me? Does he mean what he says? Why was it so good in the beginning and then turned so ugly....my boyfriend, he came from a broken family, he...
    AndreaaG AndreaaG 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    If someone could talk that'd be great. I recently left a guy who made me feel like dirt. He called me names. Kicked me.slapped me. Threw me. Hurt my ribs, choked me... Etc... He...
    amtired amtired 22-25 1 Response Sep 18

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    And so it begins.... As soon as the weather grows cooler, my father begins to abuse the medications he is prescribed. He mixes them with alcohol and thus far, is on a four day...
    QuiriousMe QuiriousMe 41-45, F 7 Responses Sep 21

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    HOW CAN YOU LOVE WHAT YOU HATE??? ANSWERED?!! SO WHAT!! WELL HOW DOES IT STOP!!????????? ONLY THAUGHT AND HOPE IS A LOVE OF A WOMAN THAT TAKES ITS PLACE AND CONQOURS ALL DEMONIC...
    BIGIZBETTER BIGIZBETTER 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Why are people so afraid of drugs? i wrote a question about if people would consider dating a person that uses rave drugs such as Ecstasy and LSD. I then understood just how much...
    Titancreator Titancreator 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I initially began use of Diphenhydramine, it was a one time thing. That was six months ago. I usually only take about 12-15 each time because when I take too many I experience...
    SlothQueen SlothQueen 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I am 18 and I have never had an interest in either. To further explain I do not believe that consuming drugs that dont harm those around you and alcohol is immoral. Rather the...
    mic112 mic112 18-21, M Sep 15

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    Once someone told me that drugs could ease you out of all your troubles. I asked what if one wanted to fight back; what about Will Power and Determination? And then there was...
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F 9 Responses Sep 8

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    It all started in 7th grade when I was introduced to K2/Synthetic Marijuana(there were a few other drugs I tried using but this is about the synthetic). I used to like the way it...
    SnakTaco SnakTaco 13-15, M Sep 4

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    I've never done drugs. I've studied drugs, I've tested drugs, I've even helped develop medicinal trial drugs, but I've never been even remotely close to wanting to do drugs. I know...
    nigelthekoala nigelthekoala 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    This goes beyond issues like legalizing medical marijuana. What about hard drugs like cocaine and heroin? You could argue that taking drugs should be a personal choice, even if it...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 8

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    Yep, quite a bit of 'em. My advice overall, is don't do drugs. It's hard to know when you've had enough, specially with the hard chemicals. I've never done anything stronger than...
    SakuraiTomoki SakuraiTomoki 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    I grew up with drug dealer since I was little. My neighbours, friends, family etc are drug dealers so I kept bumping into stranger people then found out that they are drug dealers...
    FebeBab3 FebeBab3 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I was 4 years old my parents were divorced. I remember 2 police cars driving up the road while my mother and dad were yelling at each other. My mother got custody of me and my...
    mymindhurts mymindhurts 18-21, F Sep 4

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    "Cause every time I go to try to leave Somethin' keeps pullin' on my sleeve I don't wanna, but I gotta stay These drugs really got a hold of me Cause every time I try to tell 'em...
    HowLongWillWeBeWaiting HowLongWillWeBeWaiting 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I have always been strongly against drugs and drinking. Ever since health class in 5th grade when we first started talking about the dangers of alcohol and drugs, it scared me and...
    Samhopexo Samhopexo 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 8

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    i never have and never will do drugs, cos i have heard too many bad/sad stories of decent people that have just mixed with the wrong crowd and got into doing drugs!! i know that...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M Sep 9

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    Drugs can really make a mass of people lives, when you love a person that's on drugs!! Things can get really bad! War on drugs!!! Sure
    111888my 111888my 41-45, M Sep 14

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    I was emotionally abused, emotionally blackmailed, and thanks to my friends and family I left him. But I miss it. I want to be abused like that again. I want to be physically...
    Gallowsweet Gallowsweet 18-21, F Sep 22

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    Where I work, I see child physical and sexual abuse every day. It makes me question humanity. How can people be so evil? Some days I feel like I can't keep going....I have to make...
    hopeisfaith hopeisfaith 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 22

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    Since i was young i never really had a family along with my fathers physical and sexual abuse he emotionally abused me. He'd yell and call me a worthless piece of **** ***** and a...
    EmoNekoNiki EmoNekoNiki 18-21, F a week ago

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    So many people think it is cool or normal to drink and do drugs these days when they go out or have fun. It worries me how normal this has actually become. If you’re not into...
    chloeforever chloeforever 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    "When I come home from work, I'm fiendin for an eight-ball I got crack on my mind, I'm hearin cocaine call Telling me to beep the dealer to deliver me stuff Keep it a secret from...
    HowLongWillWeBeWaiting HowLongWillWeBeWaiting 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    HollyD23 HollyD23 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I know that my mother did drugs while I was a kid I was never informed which ones. I know she was and most likely still is an alcoholic as well. Recently after visiting where she...
    Marie240 Marie240 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    Trigger Warning: Depression, Self-Injury, Drug Use I have suffered depression on and off for the last 6 years. For the last year, I have also intermittently had urges to become...
    voodoojoey voodoojoey 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    Although there was a time in my life where I didn't think this was true...Drinking i've never really done but drugs however...That goes far into my life and at one point that was...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    I haven't spend a day without drugs since I was 16. It's been two years now. I know I could spend a couple days clean if I wanted too, but I would be sad, bored and angry. The...
    mymasochismtango mymasochismtango 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 14

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    I have many acquaintances who use drugs others alcohol I can't condemn them as it's their life, money and minds they are abusing or loosing. Quite honestly some are wealthy...
    onebrightday onebrightday 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 14

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    I'm a newbie here...my husband's family & I held an intervention this past Saturday because we had suspicions of him using drugs. (Pain killers stolen here and there in high...
    glammc glammc 31-35, F Sep 16

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    I am a teenager, I have never been offered drugs. If I were offered drugs I would say no. I don't believe in lowering my standards.
    Aepeth Aepeth 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    I told myself I would never do illegal drugs, smoke, and I would wait to drink until I'm of legal age. I have expectations for my future significant other that their views on drugs...
    anitamigna anitamigna 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    Where do I start? My dads an alcoholic My older brother hates me My mum doesn't even talk to me I was sexually abused by my grandad from the age of 6 to 12/13. I may write more...
    tltlc tltlc 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    my new baby girl was the result of long term sexual abuse... im scared she will look like my abuser or be violent or something... she's also had cystic fibrosis and there is so...
    ana097 ana097 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I wonder, how it would have been if I was raised in a normal family. My mother is a narcissistic person (NPD) and my dad was and is her enabler. I was raised with the burden of...
    pistacchia pistacchia 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 16

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    I know how it feels I been through that kind of stuff even still and I'm 17 years old. I started getting abused when I was about 2/3 years old I think. It's sad to watch and like...
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 16