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I Had A Day That Changed My Life Forever

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    I ended up relapsing

    after 2 weeks of being clean from meth. I truly believed at the beginning that this would be my final and most success attempt at staying sober. But towards the end of my two week run, the temptation I had been fighting so hard to beat finally drove me to use. The depression...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 4 Responses May 25

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    Hell

    Imagine your worst fear, the one thing that you think if it ever happened to you, you'd want to die. Then, imagine that though your fear happens to less than.1% of all surgical patients, you happen to be one of those .1%ers. That's me. The name of my worst fear/ nightmare is...
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2012

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    The day I left my home country

    because my dad got a job offer in Europe. I still cry about it 3 years later at 17. I made ZERO friends after that. Everyone was so rude and artificial. Hbu?
    Ilovecharlie Ilovecharlie 16-17, M May 2

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