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I Hate The Demons Of Alcoholism And Drug Addiction

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    Im marrying a drug addict in 2 months.

    When I first met him I adored him, now I think I hate him but I'm still marrying him because he hasn't used in a while and I'm hoping his personality will be the same one day....
    Anna85xo Anna85xo 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 23

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    Godzilla From Hell

    What does Godzilla have to do with drug addiction?   I'm trying to learn how to cope in a creative way.  Hollywood - Three years in the making. It's a sunny day. The sky is blue. The birds are singing. BUT, everyday, you get burned to a crisp.  You look forward, you look...
    rjohnson2828 rjohnson2828 51-55 1 Response Jul 25, 2011

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    My Beautiful Sister... Lost To Drugs

    I don't know how long I can live pretending that I don't think about my sister and her downfall. It consumes my mind and I worry about her constantly, even though I wish that I could just switch that part of my brain off. I feel guilty. she's on drugs... meth and mandrax... I...
    syengel syengel 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2013

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    You Will Not Win This Time

    You come like a stalker in the night while everyone is sleeping and you cast your spell.You pick your prey and you take and take until nothing is left but emptiness..rage..pain and sorrow. Your a coward...you hide so nobody can see you and therefore you stay strong and and make...
    ayankee ayankee 46-50, F 15 Responses Nov 11, 2009

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    For the last 6 years its been a battle between

    trying to have a good life with the man I love, and fighting with the mean, hallowed out shell of the alcoholic/ drug addict he is almost every minute were together. The alcohol has always been there. But the pills have been even more of a roller coaster. It started with hydros...
    Beth0888 Beth0888 26-30, F Jun 12

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    Part VII During the time my cousin

    and her girlfriend were getting together, I had been dealing with my own problems. Drug addiction. I was a part of those idiot groups who would take anything without knowing what it was we were even taking. That's where I got the nick name Blaze. It reached a point where I...
    TheFearlessCoward TheFearlessCoward 16-17, F May 7

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    Someone I Used To Know

    well you were my nephew but now i ******* hate you so much words can't describe,even though your only a year younger then me.you have been through some wrong patchs but still you turned out to be someone you always hated since you were a kid,now your just a scum of the...
    animalHero4ever animalHero4ever 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 2, 2011

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    Still Clean And Yet...

    It was the entire month of February in 1996 that my ex and I cold-turkeyed heroin and methadone.  After 17 years of off and on use I finally could not take it anymore.  I could not stand being held prisoner to the drugs anymore.1995 was marred by my father's passing...
    ktnkal1 ktnkal1 46-50 2 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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    Demon's....

    That tear people apart and destory families. That cause pain and ruin people. There are no words...Its just awful. And so sad.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 14, 2009

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    Oh Brother.

    I have an older brother who's addicted to drugs & alcohol. At age 13, he was already smoking weed, and experimenting with other drugs. He's 29 now...and I had no idea that it would turn out like this. He drinks almost every day..and when he doesn't drink, he's doing drugs, and...
    Deesha89 Deesha89 22-25, F Aug 15, 2013

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    Demons

    My demons are not of anything i did, but what was done to me by alcholics and drugies. My parents was alcoholics and they was very abusive. Kids at school were druggies and a couple have tried to kill me. Now then where do i come in on all of this? I am the nightmares of my...
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 22, 2010

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    Life In Bloom.....

    I recently ended my relationship with alcohol dependance. I started using drug when i was 13 and the alcohol when I was 16. It was all I knew. I was very poor when I was a child. I had an abuser stepfather who called me dumb *** since I can remember. That was my name. Its what he...
    underwatersymphony underwatersymphony 41-45, M 2 Responses May 18, 2013

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    Why People Can't Find Out Another Activity?

    I don't understand why people like to abuse drugs. There are many extreme activities that we could do for fun such as bungee jumping, sky diving, hiking and sit roller coaster. I hope some body would like to eat insects such as grass hopper, wood worm, scorpion, puffer fish and...
    Arrow17 Arrow17 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2013

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    My Sister Does Drugs

    My younger sister and I used to be very close growing up and as young adults, I considered her half sister, half daughter. She was very sweet and unfortunately had some issues (mainly self induced but some chemical imbalance) that had her turning to drugs for relief. Over the...
    tamsmiles tamsmiles 41-45 1 Response Dec 30, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Since I was 15, I have been on drugs. I was known as "that kid" in highschool - The one who would probably dropout, have a kid at an early age, and be a nobody. Over the years, I...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 7 Responses 3 days 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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    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 3 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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    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 5 hrs ago

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    I'm 29 my life came crashing down around me about 2mths ago I've been given a bad hand at live so much so that I wish like the rest of my family I was dead but death isn't comming...
    CathyKenney CathyKenney 26-30 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I'm currently 7weeks and 5 days clean from my addiction. Addiction runs in my family and so does alcoholism, abuse, and depression. I have depression and I think I might be an...
    StargirlWarrior StargirlWarrior 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I once asked people what was the difference in a drug dealer's reasons for dealing and a prostitute's reason for selling herself so they could help their families. I don't agree...
    AllStarcrushNate AllStarcrushNate 26-30, M 3 Responses Jun 29

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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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    I'm 9 months sober now. I was 17 when I tried crystal meth.. And I was instantly hooked. I was also hooked to the lifestyle - gangs, driving drug dealers, staying in hotels every...
    claritycherry94 claritycherry94 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    From an early age I can always remember my mum drinking, I remember that horrible smell of stale alcohol and cigarettes on her. As I got older it got harder for me because I felt I...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 1

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    I'm 17 years old, and I am recovering from an addiction to Crystal Methamphetamine. The first step in recovery is admitting you have a problem. My first step, was thinking about my...
    angoscia angoscia 16-17 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My addiction isn't ordinary but its very common. My addiction effects my life and other peoples lives negatively. There is no rehab for my addiction and many people question the...
    DottyUhura DottyUhura 22-25, F Jul 12

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    So I might as well spill the beans. I'm posting right now while withdrawing from yet another stupid binge of Opiates. I cannot beat my demons, but I have no one I really love. So...
    JoeValentine JoeValentine 26-30 1 Response Jul 7

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    I'm new to all of this, but am so glad I finally found a group that can relate with my struggle. I'm currently married to an addict. My husband and I got married 9 months ago and...
    WP928 WP928 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    "Sometimes being drug free, has less to do with addiction, and more to do with sanity." ~To This Day, Shane Koyczan
    sumthinoriginal sumthinoriginal 16-17, F Jun 30

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    Never did, never do and never will! I don't smoke! When I was younger my older sister made me promise to never ever smoke and so I've never broke that promise and always keep my...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Tell me your stories about how you got clean, & stayed happy without the use of drugs. I'm afraid I will always need something to get by. "Addiction is a disease, but the cure is a...
    SubliminalQs SubliminalQs 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    Hi, my name is Kylie and Im a recovering drug addict officially 1 week clean from cocaine, heroin, and prescription medication. Hardest week of my life but every day gets a little...
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 10

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    I just recently ended it with a guy I was dating for almost two years because of his addiction problems. We've been friends and crushes since the beginning of high school. He...
    annp92 annp92 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I'm new to this. I am the daughter of a police officer and have never touch drugs. I am also the partner of a man with a 17 year heroin addiction. We have been together for around...
    hoppy87 hoppy87 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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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 4 days ago

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    I come from a family with a history of alcoholism. My father in particular, drinks frequently. I don't try to stop though. He has had a bad life and I know he doesn't know another...
    kalila37 kalila37 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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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, I HATE myself. I hate myself so much. I hate myself so much, it's hard for me to explain just how much. I don't think you'll ever be able to comprehend the amount of hatred and...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 10 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    When I was little my mum used to give me drugs dunno why she just made me use them and after growing up with abuse and violence I started doing them a lot as a young teen and I'm...
    tomjimmy tomjimmy 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I am married. I am going to be a mother. I turned 18 and I lived in another state for 5 years away from my family. Now I am pregnant and surrounded by only my husband's family. It...
    sophie0852 sophie0852 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    What can I say? I come from a generation of messed up, drug and alcohol addicted morons who are partially responsible for the fall of the English Language. People are more...
    Eleonora13 Eleonora13 18-21, F 15 Responses Jul 15

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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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    My girlfriend is addicted to pot, to the point were she struggles to go a day without it, I have had some bad experiences so I personally hate to see her throw her life away to it...
    Simbah1996 Simbah1996 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My mom used to not hate me. I let the cat out of the bag and was a whistleblower in the family, and now I'm paying for it. I told my mom for the first time in my life that my dad...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    Does anyone else with depression or ADHD have that problem with their family? Like they think "OK well you're on meds now so you should suddenly be your old happy, productive self...
    CaptainXeno CaptainXeno 31-35, F Jun 25

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    They don't listen, they think they know it all and all they do is either to tell you to rest or exercise or give you drugs to take... Doctors look at me as if it's all my fault...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Demons are a scary concept but not real. We all get scared of the dark and things that go bump in the night.. But demons are simply that. A concept. There's no need to be afraid of...
    lostwonderingsoul lostwonderingsoul 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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