I Hate The Demons Of Alcoholism And Drug Addiction

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    I remember a house we

    once owned. Over a period of a few years we discovered hidden whiskey flasks, half empty. At least a half dozen. Like in a crawl space, in a rafter, a utility closet .... I felt so sorry for the previous owner. One night, about 4 or 5 years after we purchased the house from him...
    JohnInKansas JohnInKansas
    70+, M
    Jan 27, 2016

    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

    pain....pills and more pills.

    ... bigger and more pain.... surgery again & again over &overagain striping away her soul pill by pill....relief from the physical..... PAIN.... but it cost a leg..... more pain.... that no pill can ease..... no more pills.... what to do for the pain in her soul.... cost a son...
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Dec 29, 2014


    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
    2 Responses Nov 14, 2009

    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
    1 Response Jul 25, 2011

    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
    26-30, F
    Aug 15, 2013

    I never really knew anyone with a drug problem,

    but I grew up with an alcoholic. They have an addiction and it's not something they can give up so easily. Though I'm glad they try, it's just sometimes not enough.
    crimsoncube crimsoncube
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 26, 2016

    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
    14 Responses Nov 11, 2009

    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
    1 Response Dec 30, 2012

    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
    2 Responses Jan 12, 2010

    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....
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Jun 23, 2014

    my husband finally admitted to abusing

    narcotics. surprisingly I feel better after hearing it from him. what now? he just started a job far away with restrictions and urine tests. Even tho it's not exactly rehab there for him, it is more comforting. Problem is, we survive off his income. How can he get help while...
    mammabee1 mammabee1
    1 Response Jan 25, 2016

    I love my boyfriend very much.

    We just had a baby girl and I want things to work out but he has an alcohol addiction and I finally told him that we stay together he keeps drinking I'm miserable or he stays and resents me because i won't allow drinking. He didn't say anything. I told him he's free to leave if...
    iloveanalcoholic iloveanalcoholic
    22-25, F
    Dec 29, 2014

    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

    Meth; oh how it destroys family,

    and friends mental health, my control now I believe is substantial, but my anger is off the wall. Molly; she made me feel whole, and I don't know how I'm surviving without taking a line a day tbh, and the need for that disgusts me. drugs kill your soul, and in a sense they...
    fvckingm3ntal fvckingm3ntal
    22-25, T
    Jan 26, 2016

    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...
    deleted deleted
    May 7, 2014

    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
    46-50, M
    1 Response May 18, 2013


    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
    1 Response Mar 22, 2010

    My fathers friend is an alcoholic - a beautiful

    soul when sober. An embarrassing drunk. He is beyond help and won't have a long life.
    deleted deleted
    Jan 26, 2016

    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
    1 Response Jun 12, 2014

    Boy oh boy! I started using

    when I was 17. I wasn't out to rebel or try new things. I found drugs following being sexually abused from 13-17. Emotionally I was having a crisis & had no support within my fam. Had I not found drugs I wouldn't be here today - I would, wo a doubt, committed suicide. Drugs...
    whatalifetolive whatalifetolive
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jan 25, 2016
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