I Have a Drinking Problem

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    I Just Made the Help Line Call....

    I hate myself. I hate MYSELF! I am a total loser messed up alky. I just rang a 'hotline' for help, but now I'm thinking, what's the friggin point, I drink cos I'm a loser and that's not going to change. I am so angry! and I don't even have any money to by a drink - how stupid is...
    Superfluous Superfluous
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 29, 2007

    Trying Not to

    i try not to drink. i havent drinin in about 3 or so weeks give or take. 23 days actually. its hard. its like smoking. Yu crave it and sometimes it hurts to much not to drink. but i know in the end after all the pane its better for me. So that in the future it doesnt controll my...
    tomtombear tomtombear
    18-21, M
    Sep 13, 2008


    I have a drinking problem, it has left me feeling lost and alone. I love going out with friends and having a few drinks, but i cannot just end with that no matter how hard i try to stop i cant, i drink and drink. I am so tired of drinking myself into a stupor every...
    bddywise bddywise
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Oct 24, 2009

    My Warm Numbing Friend

    I love alcohol. Wine in particular. I come from a family of daily drinkers which I sometimes like to use as an excuse. I also come from the Hunter Valley, NSW which is wine country. I drink to calm my nerves, I drink to celebrate, I drink to remember I drink to forget, I drink to...
    staria221183 staria221183
    22-25, F
    Aug 24, 2011

    I turn to drink every night,

    I have the occasional night off when the guilt gets too much or the hangover hangs on too much, but it never takes longer than a day or two to go back to drinking, I know I need help
    4Sam 4Sam
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jan 20, 2014
    Diamondking01 Diamondking01
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jun 8, 2014

    The Mistress. The Martyr. The Drunk.

    i have fallen in love. for the very first time in my life. don't let me fool you, i have thrown that phrase, "i love you," out there many a time. and without. for, i have loved many a person in my life, perhaps every single one that i meet to some extent or another. but he is...
    flordelmar flordelmar
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 15, 2013


    Drinking is now part of a rythmic routine for me. I have been doing it for months. Once weed wasnt satisfying my destructive needs i turned to alchohol. i can remeber it used to be something of a social gain in our inner cricle of mischevious teens. Drugs have an attraction to...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jan 4, 2013

    When Does This End?

    I have woken up in a fog. I don't remember most of last night. I'm a single dad. My daughter is 10, sleeping in the next room. I was at a friend's house last night, drunk. They had a party. What I said or did, I have no idea. But I know I am embarrassed and ashamed of myself. I...
    findmeaningagain findmeaningagain
    2 Responses Apr 13, 2013
    raeSremmurd raeSremmurd
    26-30, M
    Aug 6, 2015

    No Denial Here.

    for the past two months, since moving into my new apartment, i've been drinking roughly a half a fifth of vodka with a cap of one or two glasses of wine every single night. literally. every night. funny thing being, i never really get drunk. usually only about once a week do i...
    flordelmar flordelmar
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 10, 2013

    I Used To

    When I was 17 going on 18, I had a small drinking problem. I would purposely get drunk to numb the pain of losing my grandfather. The last thing I remember of him was him asking in pain "Why do you hate me?" I hated my self so much because of that. I found that quote, or atleast...
    kelseysimone kelseysimone
    22-25, F
    Jun 29, 2013

    Sangha Invitation

    In my pursuit of further understanding and reduction of suffering I have studied and practiced mindfulness as much as possible on my own over the past year. Mindfulness practice is being employed in Western psychology to alleviate a variety of mental and physical conditions...
    gsparky22 gsparky22
    41-45, M
    Apr 20, 2013

    I'm 15, and I've sort of started drinking here

    and there. I need someone to tell and I'm not sure what to do. I wouldn't have a problem with it if i were 21 but I'm not. Advice please? I don't want it to get worse.
    newgirl3737 newgirl3737
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 12, 2014

    Illegal and Unhealthy

    Unfortunately I have an extremely bad drinking problem. Very bad I could basically be classified as a full blown hardcore alcoholic. What's even worse is the fact that it's illegal since I'm a minor. I believe I started drinking at 13 or 14 (I know "how terrible) I can just...
    deleted deleted
    Apr 4, 2013

    I Sure Do Have A Problem

    I love booze and love being drunk.... My problem is I just can'y seem to drink enough! :)
    NotTheHealthiestInFL NotTheHealthiestInFL
    36-40, M
    1 Response Feb 2, 2013

    When i was about 10 years old i was raped by my

    mothers ex husband ever since me and my moms relationship has not been the same. Before i graduated high-school my freshmen year she met her current boyfriend Eric and they are attached by the hip at every moment. Me and her boyfriend have never gotten along and we still don't...
    girlofaninmate girlofaninmate
    18-21, F
    Aug 1, 2014

    I Can't Do This On My Own

    I think I need to admit myself. I don't trust myself to be home alone all day. I feel like someone else is living in my body.
    estrellita75 estrellita75
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Nov 8, 2013

    My Fight Against Alcoholism

    I have been allowing my emotions to lead me for the longest time now. I have been avoiding people and unintentionally pushing them away. I am sorry. I just got tired of never having anything positive to say and not feeling positive, I didn't want anyone to really know how low I...
    estrellita75 estrellita75
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 22, 2013

    Hate It But Can'T Let It Go

    It's been four days since I had a drink and its kicking my ***! I've got the shakes, that awful nauseus feeling in my head, and I wake up at odd hours of the night and morning drenched in sweat. Its horrible! But what's even worse is knowing that tomorrow I'll prolong the cycle...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 24, 2013

    Or maybe I don't? Maybe somewhat?

    I am not a daily drinker but when it comes to socially at some bars or nightclubs, I go big on drinking dancing and laughing w friends. Black out at the end. Next day, i wake up next to my husband with a bad feeling. He isn't happy. Before you say or think something, no...
    gothika321 gothika321
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 20, 2014


    I'm a very active guy, member of a few sports teams that are semi-professional, in college, great family and friends,,, only one problem, ALCOHAL. I'm a student. Not your typical kind that goes out during the week. I might go out on a sunday and not return home for a few days. I...
    gusandstruggling gusandstruggling
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Feb 20, 2013

    Like Lime On Trees

    “Do you think you’re sitting over there drinking that alcohol like water because you’re trying to feel more insecure about yourself?”   Jimmie turned away from Spoojack and looked down the street. His eyes were filling with tears. He would not believe what he was to see...
    gsparky22 gsparky22
    41-45, M
    Mar 27, 2013

    I drink to much don't no how you stop .

    I drink most days any ideas how to give up ?
    paulosgood38 paulosgood38
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Apr 3, 2015
    RB55 RB55
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 8, 2015

    I'm a 32 year old male living in Chicago.

    I have just recently been laid off from work and am at home all the time. I even worked from home with my old job and let me tell you it's not all it's cracked up to be. There is absolutely NO social interaction and I was and am stuck at home with my thoughts. Not to mention...
    lookingtobefound lookingtobefound
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jan 31, 2014

    My life is not what I expected,

    in fact, it hardly surprises me that I started drinking. Please no judgements, I am hard enough on myself already. I'm in my early thirties and am married, with two young children. After I had my first child, I developed severe anxiety and awful panic attacks; a combination of a...
    lotusblossoms lotusblossoms
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 27, 2014

    It Happens...

    Hvaing a drinking problem runs in my family...i always wnat to drink drinking is on my ming 24/7! When i wake up i wanna drink, when i sleep i wanna drink, when i have lunch i wanna drink. I'm a teenager. I passed out a couple weeks agao from a four loko. It was yummy!! I love 4...
    XxxLaurenBugXxx XxxLaurenBugXxx
    13-15, F
    2 Responses May 20, 2012

    I'm starting to realize you don't have to drink

    every day for it to become a problem. I have ruined friendships, relationships, and plenty of other things due to my drinking. It isn't every time that I drink that a situation happens but I have had enough bad episodes of drinking to know what it can make me become. I am not...
    PoisonedOne PoisonedOne
    26-30, F
    Feb 8, 2016

    Ok it's the end of day three of sobriety.

    I had my first temptations today. While at work I started thinking about having a drink when I got home. I had forgotten for a moment that I'm trying to quit. Then at home, getting into the shower with my wife the damn thoughts of her affair starting creeping into my mind...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 4, 2014

    Do I Need To Quit Drinking?

    Since I divorced I started to drinking everyday, 6cans. now I think Id better quit drinking, because of my age? Whatever the reasons, I feel I should stop doing it. But/Because I don't know the reason, I cant. I started doing morning work out. Trying to be healthy, do something...
    RB55 RB55
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 18, 2012

    I have started drinking every night

    that I come home...I used to only drink about once a month...
    wthdoido wthdoido
    26-30, F
    3 Responses May 1, 2015

    I Just Ruined A Wonderful Relationship

    6 days ago my lady friend detected alcohol on my breath. I had drank heavily the night before. In fact, I always planned my drinking to coincide with the days I wasn't seeing her. I had forgotten about her keen sense of smell. Well, that was the last time for me, no more chances...
    steelguitarist steelguitarist
    56-60, M
    2 Responses May 21, 2013

    Story Of My Goddamned Life

    I LOVE drinking, because it makes me feel so much better in the moment (like right now). But I hate how I feel when I come down/the next day. Also, I get very paranoid when I drink. O_o And it runs in my family, so it is nothing to be proud of. *sigh* I dunno, man. I really...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 20, 2013

    I Drink Alone

    I drink every night alone. I hide it from my family. I lock myself into my bathroom and drink two bottles of wine every night. I need help.
    Jdfang64 Jdfang64
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Feb 17, 2013

    I want to stop drinking,

    but I'm not sure if I have the will power.
    yeahyeah1230 yeahyeah1230
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 9, 2014
    deleted deleted
    Apr 11, 2016

    Coming To Terms

    I am coming to terms with the fact that I just may have a drinking problem. I mean when I am completely honest with myself and cut out all of the bullshit (sorry for the language!) denials I acknowledge that it just may not be normal to crave a drink every week.....every other...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 5, 2013

    Another Evening With My Bottle

    You know, I just don't feel the same unless I have a beer or two. I don't feel comfortable until I feel that little buzz come over me. I somehow feel normal then. Although all of the thoughts of negativity began to feel my head.... somehow I feel... comfortable. It doesn't...
    guitargirl23 guitargirl23
    26-30, F
    Dec 13, 2012

    IS It a Problem? Is It?

    I am not an alcoholic.  So many would argue I DONT have a drinking problem.  When I start drinking whether its social or its just me at home with a beer, sometimes I just want more...and more...and I just cant stop.  I KIND of want to change...but at the same time...
    SirDaniel SirDaniel
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Jun 15, 2008

    No One Would Ever Expect

    I've never said or have ever wright this before in my life. I think I have a problem. I think I have a problem. I'm not even old enough to have. I've escaped thanks to a bottle since I was 17, I am 19 now and I think its only going to get worse. what do I do?
    lostinthislife1906 lostinthislife1906
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 21, 2013

    Second day without a drink

    and trying to keep busy and think how much I don't need one and as I'm walking my dog , before the sun rose,I see a large empty vodka bottle that someone dropped by a public flower bed, and of course I had to go right up to it to make sure it was empty. Just an old habit...
    Atlantic59 Atlantic59
    56-60, M
    1 Response Mar 14, 2016
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