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I Hate The Demons Of Alcoholism And Drug Addiction

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 Responses Jul 20

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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 3 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 Jul 20

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    I also hate it when religious people (mainly christians) classes me as someone who has no moral beliefs and lives in sin. I'm an atheist but I'm also a spiritualist. I have never...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 hr 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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    I have to start my story about my experiences living in Australia, saying that I'm not advising anyone not to come here if you want to. Although, I had very difficult experiences...
    joseerickson joseerickson 41-45, M 5 hrs ago

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    I have 2 sons- one who has been friends with this boy since he was little, my home has always been a bolt hole for him, his mum n sister are drug dealers always in and out of...
    marty1968 marty1968 41-45, F 3 Responses 10 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 Jul 19

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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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    From age 20-23 I was addicted to cocaine, Vicodin and pot. Mostly cocaine. During those three years I discovered that I was completely powerless over my behavior while using drugs...
    gothette gothette 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    When I Was Growing Up I Was The Only One Close To My Grandmother. She Has Five Daughters And 13 GrandKids, Out Of All The Grandkids I Was The Lucky One To Be Close To Her. My...
    DoneWithSecrets DoneWithSecrets 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    All my life I have been judged by people. First let me explain why I was judged. My mother is the victim of Rape. I am a product of Rape. The religion she is in thought that the...
    Lilique Lilique 13-15, F 3 days ago

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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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    I hate going to work everyday and leaving my boyfriend alone. I work in a hospital and i am constantly checking the patient database to make sure he didn't overdose again and end...
    anburton00 anburton00 18-21, F 3 days ago

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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 Jul 20

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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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    I am an alcoholic and a drug addict. I spent 5 years trapped in the cycle of my addiction. I thought that without these things, I would never be able to escape my own mind. I now...
    wh0isit wh0isit 16-17, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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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 Jul 19

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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 Response 6 days ago

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    I get angry at people too easily. I hate that I never stood up to the bullies and it's too late now as they are gone. They needed to learn their lesson but I was a coward so I...
    pikachuux pikachuux 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Yes I hate it!!!! I am tired of it because racism is happening to me at home with my family!!!! Today I got 90% in my maths assignment but my brother got 68%. When I returned home...
    nona000 nona000 16-17, F 6 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Hate is a strong word to use but I really believe it's the perfect word for how I feel towards this girl. There is a girl and she is just getting out of middle school and into...
    battlefighter battlefighter 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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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 Jul 19

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