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I Hate What Drugs Do to Families

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 198 People

    I'M Seeing The Down Side To Not Selling Drugs.

    When I was a small dealer, I always either had money, or had, "friends" that would pay for whatever I needed. Now without the drugs. I must sit at home to save money while realizing that those who I thought were friends we're only around because of what I could do for them. I'm...
    justaguy86 justaguy86 26-30, M Nov 23, 2013

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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 19 Responses Jan 25, 2009

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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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    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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    My auntie's life and two of my cousins lives

    have been ruined because of drugs. my aunts husband was executed in Iran for drug dealing, and although drug dealing is a terrible thing, I wish that hadn't of happened, because he has two young sons, an 18 year old and a nine-year-old, and I really feel sorry for them.
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F Oct 13

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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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    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 1 Response Mar 16, 2013

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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 1 Response Jul 3, 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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    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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    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 2 Responses Mar 3

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Prescription drugs can do just

    as much damage and illegal drugs. One of the things that lead to my divorce was discovering that my wife was addicted to a tranquillizer. So much so that she stole the medication from me and took a two-month supply in 4 days. I tried not to hate her for that, but I was...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    My last story was 2011.

    .........its 2014 and I'm literally dying inside, emotionally, physically and mentally from all the stress, emotional abuse, and mental abuse my son is throwing at me. I can't do this anymore, I say that all the time. He has been thrown out of my house so many times, so many...
    honeysuckle23 honeysuckle23 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 1

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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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    :| 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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    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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    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 1 Response Mar 10

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    My Moms Addiction Changed My Life.

    hii. i am 14 years old and live with my cousins. ive lived here for a year now nut also lived here when i was little for 3and a half years.my parents are divorced and have been since as long as i can remember. i have always lived with my mom, two sisters, and grandma. about two...
    lifegoesonsoeffyou lifegoesonsoeffyou 13-15, F Apr 19, 2011

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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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    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 6 Responses Oct 28, 2011

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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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    I'M An Addict

    I have tried everything I know to try, and I always fall back into some addiction. It started when I was hurt wrestling in high school. I got hooked on the pain meds the doctors gave me. Mixing them with alcohol took me through hell. I quit drinking, but continued the pain meds...
    justaguy86 justaguy86 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 20, 2013

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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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    Have you ever just looked at a dollar?? Look at it... what do you see?? It's just paper.. yet so many would kill to have it.. Why?? Think about what it has done to your life... Why...
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    aka establishment propaganda
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 23

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    Why should I apologize for the monster I've become... Nobody has ever apologized for making me this way...
    throwawaychild throwawaychild 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    My mom loves me because I am her kid, but she hates what I've become and constantly calls me a selfish ***** which little does she know is one of my worst insecurities. I used to...
    lydiathethingy lydiathethingy 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    I hate how you can hate what you love. Yet at the same time I'm completely fine with it. I've mainly used opiates and other narcotics (found out it's better than weed). Lately I've...
    Marielights Marielights 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I don't have "haters" what I do in life should not spark a negative or a positive outlook from others. That would be a waste of my time.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Sep 26

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    It's been 4 years n I still hate what my ex did.he was engaged to someonelse while seeing me then dumped her for me ( I didn't know) then cheated on me n said the other women had...
    Confused848 Confused848 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i dont want to get out of bed. i dont want to turn on the lights. i dont want to face the people at school. if i do i shake like crazy and get nauseous. i dont want to eat, but i...
    piercethevictoria piercethevictoria 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I know the idea is a total contradiction. You are human, how can you hate what you are ?? Well, i compartmentalize. There are SOME humans i like. And some i Love like my family...
    TomZen TomZen 41-45, M Oct 11

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    I hate politics. Everything about them. It's because of political parties that I hate politics. Conservatives and liberals are both idiots because when you think of conservative...
    BandsAndNyc BandsAndNyc 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    Why are people so afraid of drugs? i wrote a question about if people would consider dating a person that uses rave drugs such as Ecstasy and LSD. I then understood just how much...
    Titancreator Titancreator 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 25

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    I HATE SCHOOL!!! I'm one of those kids that has little to no interest in school whatsoever. I like going to see my friends and boyfriend, but that's about it. Teachers just really...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I have this person in my class that I used to like a lot let's name her (X), and I have a friend that hated her let's name her (A), and I have another friend that hated her too let...
    xyzgiro xyzgiro 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    So, I was raised by a single Dad from the time I was 8. My Mom wasn't around by choice, and the shrinks say I have abandonment and co-dependency issues. After my Mother passed 2...
    jaymart jaymart 31-35, F Sep 24

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    i hate my sister in law and loser brother , both who expect my parents to pay for everything. For a while, my parents were helping them our financially. My loser brother never pays...
    blue951 blue951 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    This may seem a bit Pollyanna, however, I do not know what it feels like to hate. I suppose I am lucky in a way. Don't let me mislead you though, I've been hated and I do not get...
    Helper96 Helper96 46-50, F Oct 5

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    The type who enjoys hurting my feelings, only by trying to get me jealous with someone who is not even a friend of mine, but rather she is jealous of me and wants to make me look...
    NinaDawna NinaDawna 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    I hate myself so much. No matter what I do I always end up ******* up. I'm alone and I'm officially ready to give up.
    LexyMarie LexyMarie 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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