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I Have a Drinking Problem

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    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 26-30 1 Response Apr 20, 2013

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    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...
    SydBarrett06 SydBarrett06 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    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

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    I Drink Sometimes When Things Get On My Nerve

    I drink to forget my past and I drink sometimes when things get on my nerves I know it's bad for me but I don't care I have no family and I'm mostly by myself except for my friends here on a ep I can drink a bottle and a half of Bacardi 151 and hardly phases me anymore
    fireman03 fireman03 66-70, M 1 Response Mar 21, 2013

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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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    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 4 Responses Jan 20

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    Thegardenofeden

    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 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 4, 2013

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    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

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    Can't Stop..

    No real story here.  Alcoholism runs in  my family. I enjoy drinking, but I can't stop.  It has caused me many hangovers, blackouts and embarrassment.  I always think about how my life could be better if I could quit drinking but it's become such a part of my...
    Maureen24 Maureen24 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 15, 2009

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    Confused...

    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 6 Responses Feb 20, 2013

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    I Drink Too Much

    Since I discovered alcohol at age 12, I have drank alcoholically. There have been periods of sobriety in my long run, but it is not over yet. I sit here and drink again. Knowing I will hurt in the morning, knowing the hangover will haunt me for hours and yet I still put this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 16, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    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 26-30 4 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    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 2 Responses Apr 12

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    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 36-40, F 1 Response May 22, 2013

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    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 3 Responses Jan 27

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    Diamondking01 Diamondking01 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 8

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    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 41-45 2 Responses Apr 13, 2013

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    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 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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    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 26-30 1 Response Apr 4, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    7 Years Is 7 Years Too Many

    I've always been a once-a-week binge drinker but over the last 7 years I've been an everyday abuser. Monumental changes in my life - a child and a husband- has left me not knowing quite what to do a night. With very little time available for myself I resort to cramming down as...
    Wtbaf13 Wtbaf13 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 23, 2013

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    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

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    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 5 Responses Feb 17, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 26-30 3 Responses Feb 24, 2013

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    Shut Up You Drama Queen

    I don't have real problems, and am perfectly comfortable with my low level alcoholism. (230 lb, married man (10 yr) no children almost 40).. For about 15 years I have enjoyed 6-7 drinks a night to help me escape any minor irritations. Aside from some future liver issues, I dont...
    Mallen5 Mallen5 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 30, 2013

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    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 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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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

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    Twisted

    I remember my first time being drunk like it was yesterday. Not like i could forget seeing as how I started drinking because of my choices made that night and many others after. This was our sixth night together, the four of us, and we were always together from that first day...
    willhope willhope 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 16, 2013

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    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 4 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    I Have A Drinking Problem

    I go through a bottle and a half of Bacardi 151 I've been drinking since I was 14 I started drinking moonshine at parties drink almost every night helps me forget about the Vietnam War what I went through over there things I Sol over there you'll never imagine I have nightmares...
    fireman03 fireman03 66-70, M Feb 27, 2013

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    Lost

    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 1 Response Oct 24, 2009

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    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

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    Its not a major problem. Im not sure if some people will qualify it as a problem. But i consider it a problem. When ever i cuddle up with something i have a habit of nuzzling it...
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    Mia know my boyfriend has to work but he's a supervisor so he is paid salary so why in the world is he going to work at 2am? He says well one of my employees quit on night shift...
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    JuanitaaLovee JuanitaaLovee 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I feel like I don't have a family. Sometimes, I don't even understand the definition of it. It's been so hard being an extension to everyone. It feels like I'm dragging them down...
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    Well it's mostly my dad. My dad sits there and expects me and my older brother (but not my younger sister) to "offer" to do stuff for him so he can feel good. But if I don't offer...
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