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I Hate What Drugs Do to Families

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    Are You Drugging?

    Meet Mr and Mrs Crystal Meth I destroy homes, I tear families apart, I take your children and that's just the start. I am more valued than diamonds, more precious than gold. The sorrow I bring is a sight to behold. If you need me, remember I'm easily found. I live all around...
    Friendlybabe Friendlybabe 31-35, F 7 Responses May 8, 2008

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    My Son

    My oldest son is 16 and has been using drugs off and on since he was 14. We would get him clean and then he would go back. Things got really bad this spring. He started stealing money from us, even took my husband's debit card and withdrew money from our checking account. When we...
    KScarlett KScarlett 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 24, 2013

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    I Hate My Sister

    I hate my sister when I walk by her room and think she looks odd.I hate my sister when I close my door and wonder if I should have done a double take.I hate my sister when I hear the sirens later.I hate my sister when they ask me if I was the one who called.I hate myself for not...
    LadyLancezot LadyLancezot 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2011

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    Lost Soul

    Never did I imagine it would happen to my family. It did and it is as I sit here so sad writing this story about the most out going, humorous, beautiful woman you would want to meet. I guess I'm not really sure how it all started, none of us really are, except for the...
    champlinkelly champlinkelly 26-30, F Oct 9, 2009

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    Do You Have A Friend Or Family Member Who Is Out Of Control?

    Do you look at your friend or family member and see her careening toward disaster? A major cable network wants to help you intervene. If you know a woman in her 20s who is living life on the very, very edge—we want to help! This new documentary series will help family and...
    docuseries docuseries 22-25, F Apr 10, 2013

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    They Ruin Everything...

    lost 2 uncles, an aunt, multiple cousins and i am currently losing a close cousin and a brother to drugs. cocaine. it ruins families. even years later, it will still be there.
    em4040 em4040 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2008

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    I have already written a story on this,

    this is kind of an update. Lets just say my son, unfortunately after jail and prison, again is on drugs. Its breaking my heart to see it, to live watching him do this. I realize I was an enabler and I finally had to kick him out. Well, my oldest son couldn't deal with seeing me...
    honeysuckle23 honeysuckle23 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    How did I get here And what went wrong Couldn't

    handle forgiveness Now I'm far beyond gone And I can hardly remember The look of my own eyes How could I love this, My life so dishonest It made me compromise I just found out that my cousin, who is like a brother to me, is a heroine addict. My heart is broken. I love you...
    hope4myfuture hope4myfuture 22-25, F Mar 10

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    Cant Choose My Family

    The missed graduations, the birthdays , the special moments etc my family member missed.. his daughter is a lost soul who no longer has any direction. her mother is just as bad and now sells her body just to get her high. she been been through 3 abusive relationship, 3 kids...
    freeflowing freeflowing 26-30, M 4 Responses Mar 31, 2009

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    Lost My Family To Drugs

    In late 2011 I met a man, who I will call David. He was older than me, a father to two adorable little girls and was genuinely one of the most caring and loving people I had ever met. We started dating soon after we met and right away I knew something wasn't quite right. I didn...
    Serapphina Serapphina 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2013

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    Well

    ..... when it tears families apart and damages relationships that could otherwise be stronger, as many people have said here already and when it makes mothers force their daughters into prostitution to pay for their addiction as I've seen happen so many times, how could you...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2009

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    :| It Hurts Me To Be In My Family Now

    Well its been hurting me alot lately....acualy bout my mom's side of the family.....she lost her job then.....things started getting weird.....then it got really bad...she always tells me "i take them for my legs" (pills) ok,i believed that....but now she thinks im deaf!not...
    mewmew12378 mewmew12378 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2011

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    Crystal Meth Destroyed My Family

    Let me start by saying that I was not the user of this drug. I also want to say up front that crystal meth destroyed any possibility of our family before it even grew into one. I have never completely shared my story here on EP of the failure of my marriage, my husband's drug...
    deleted deleted 26-30 17 Responses Jan 25, 2009

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    A Family Of Five Shot All To Hell

    So I honestly need to let some stuff out, at this point I'm so lose to breaking and it's not going to be pretty. My parents were the wild type, take note of the past tense. My father grew pot before I was even born. They kept my brother, sister, and me sheltered from it, until...
    ButterflyGirl9521 ButterflyGirl9521 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 16, 2013

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    Drugs Make U Do Crazy Things

    My dad has really bad drugs habit he do just about n everything 2 get his drugs please people drugs break up family and make themsad
    Mizzye Mizzye 26-30 Aug 28, 2012

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    Meth Mayhem

    Long story short... Meth and other illegal drugs ruined my family in multiple ways due to my brother's and ex husband's manufacturing, selling, and use. For my brother, I no longer trusted his words or actions. I didn't want him around for fear my personal values would be stolen...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 12, 2010

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    Drugs Destroy People.........

    I have had way too much involvement with drugs, not myself, but my son and my husband. My husband got addicted to pain killers after he had a few surgeries. I didn't realize he was getting pain killers from other people, besides his mother that liked to give him a huge supply. I...
    honeysuckle23 honeysuckle23 46-50, F 5 Responses Oct 28, 2011

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    How Drugs Robbed Me From Ever Having A Family Of My Own.

    When I was 22 I met a man named Bill. He was 30 and had his own business and house and was very nice to be around. He asked me out on dates and told me things that made me feel safe and trust him. I had been raised around drugs and would occasionally do a bong with friends or...
    LaureMC LaureMC 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2010

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    Mom..i Want You Back.

    For as long as I can remember, mom has been addicted to pills, she is different everyday based on what medication she is on. It's like having a hundred different mothers. I wish she cared enough to set boundaries for me and act like a mom, maybe somewhere inside she wants to...
    abbywhitaker abbywhitaker 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2010

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    I do not like that some junkie has been preying

    on my man. My boyfriend knows this guy well and he is a theif and junkie. Yet my man is so trusting he believes this guy called today to see if my man is going to his AA meeting and to see how my guy is doing. Last week the junkie texted for money b4 that he wanted to bring my...
    LovelyChris71 LovelyChris71 41-45, F Feb 10

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    What I Think

    Drug addiction has been in out of my life since i was about 6. I'm 16 and i know about everything there is to know about drugs and what it does to families. My two oldest sisters were bad into drugs. It started off with drinking and smoking weed when they were in highschool, but...
    kaitey1029 kaitey1029 18-21, F Jul 19, 2009

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    Im So Sorry

    Drugs over took me. After me, and my ex's break up i was so depressed. So i found a new addiction to replace with him. It started off with pills. I took loritabs, xanex, percocets, and oxies. At school i was so strung out. I remember a few times being so high i just fell asleep...
    sarahbabydoll sarahbabydoll 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 3, 2010

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    My Mom Has Taken Drugs For As Long As Ive Known Her.

    Even before I was born, my mom couldnt get enough of the stuff. Im not exactly sure what shes all done, but it includes crack, heroin, weed, and maybe meth. To me, its all the same: She spent money on drugs more than she spent money on us. I never noticed it until I was about 14...
    BoomSickle BoomSickle 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 10, 2010

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    It's gone too far now... The lovely peaches geldof has died supposedly of ' over dieting' she used the juicing regularly. And her thin frame just says it all. Media makes women...
    ifilayhere ifilayhere 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Censorship. In the past, so that some ideas considered subversive by the government in power does not reach the general public, an appropriate law enforcement had been introduced...
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    I don't believe anything the media puts out, if your that dumb and believe all that junk, they got you. I stay away from the news on TV, newspapers, and stay out of politics...
    KawaiiBoy KawaiiBoy 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    For almost 7 years in a row I've been hating on that channel. They have bad acting, dope@$$ jokes, the worst effects, & their background is 💩! Also, some of the teen actors...
    C0olHairGuy C0olHairGuy 16-17, M a week ago

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    I hate how I changed when I met my ex. I became this girl looking back that I'm ashamed of. I hate myself for it. Why did I become her? When I look in the mirror I don't hate how I...
    Blueberrybliss Blueberrybliss 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    First of all, I do not hate any one person. I am however, not too sad that their inept leader the Rev. Phelps has passed. I find it utterly fascinating that the family has no plans...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I hate what society has become. Today everyone (mostly teens and young adults) are pressured by society to be the perfect person. They are striving to be that perfect figure...
    magicalunicornninja magicalunicornninja 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Whenever I look in the mirror I hate what I see. I'm eating healthier and working out but sometimes I just don't think I'm getting anywhere with my body.
    sarabell36 sarabell36 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    i love what i do, i hate what i feel.. i wanna get it over.. forever . hold me tight and and love me tonight. be with me ever and forever.
    goodboyhaha goodboyhaha 18-21, M Apr 3

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    I hate flowers. And I've had this aversion towards them right from the time I was a toddler. What is the science behind this?
    falihazikra falihazikra 22-25, F 29 mins ago

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    Let me be clear about this. I ABSOLUTELY despise any sort of drug. Especially weed because everyone seems to think it's not bad, it won't affect you. It does. No one ever reads the...
    Kitzami Kitzami 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I have been trying to fight to keep my darling Ellie alive since she started getting sick 3 weeks ago. She is 12 years old. Very old for a goat. I have three, twins (one of them is...
    LindaNKVermey LindaNKVermey 41-45, F 40 mins ago

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    I hate my job. I hate dealing with old people. They're annoying, and 99.9% of them are the same. They all ask all the same questions and talk about the same mundane topics over and...
    ieatgingers ieatgingers 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    My dad hasn't always been there for me. He's been to prison for drugs, and he's just not a great person. He chose drugs over me as a child, and even after her got me back he still...
    sarah81199 sarah81199 13-15, F Apr 3

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    I'm 16 years old and my older sister (by 17 years) has agreed to let me stay at her house for the rest of the school year until mom gets back from visiting her brother. (I couldn't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    It's not that I can't accept criticism, oh no...it's just...whenever I come up with a clever idea for something there's always some negative ninny who calls it unoriginal for some...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 29

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    A challenge for you... If you have a group of friends and your connection is doing drugs together. Try abstaining from drugs for a bit. Don't tell them you hate drugs don't tell...
    Dracena Dracena 22-25, F Apr 1

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    Mr Pill - There is no such thing as a good drug of any kind, especially recreational drugs. Drugs are specifically there to use you and manipulate you and drive you to do...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Apr 2

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    White Supremacist Suspect in Kansas Jewish Center Killings Faces Hate Crime Charges OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (Reuters) - The suspect in the Passover Eve killings of three people at...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've been battling a meth addiction for awhile now I don't know what it is maybe it's the way it lifts me up makes me confident I don't even know anymore I started using 2 and a...
    nnawata nnawata 16-17, F Mar 22

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    It's pathetic and sad at the same time. I'll start off with the most important point and the thing that keeps me up at night about him. He has a son and I really don't think idiots...
    mahnouls mahnouls 16-17 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Since the passing of Fred Phelps this past week I had been thinking about how I feel about him and his cults message of hate. At first I was happy. No, elated about his death. I...
    missourimule63 missourimule63 46-50 Mar 22

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    Some forums are okay but I have a really bad history of being banned from most of the good ones because of my behavior from a long while back. Which came across as very trollish...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Apr 2

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    There are so many things I could say about this that it's difficult to organize my thoughts, but I'll do my best.First of all, before we even talk about the common sense reasons...
    greatgig91 greatgig91 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    The reason is that he's never home. He is always doing drugs, and when he runs out of money he suddenly feels so sorry and "regrets" everything he did. And my mom is so stupid to...
    troublegirl34 troublegirl34 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I can't stand Nancy Grace. And after the stunt she pulled last week, there's no doubt that she's now seen as public enemy number one in the eyes of those with any sort of ties to...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F Mar 27

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    Well, I've done it! I've taken the first tentative steps to create not a blog, but a website that will collect and collate much of what has been said on this site, as well as...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 9 Responses Mar 21

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 27

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    There are people that I would be ok with then controlling me but its the amount of control my parents think they have over ne that i hate. They control what i wear, how i do my...
    LizWasNotHere LizWasNotHere 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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