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I Have a Dui

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    Im a 52yr old mum and grandmother who has hit rock bottom with life now got a dui geel like i want to end it all i got so depressed i drank. Now i pay ing for it and rightly so...
    failedlife failedlife 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I think one of the worst things now is the "public shaming" aspect of having your name published in the local paper. What is the point? It is a small town and I have a small...
    Rosa32 Rosa32 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    The Misfortune Of Irresponsibility - It sucks to end up with a DUI, mostly because of court and losing your license and having to deal with motherf*cking cops. I was out for...
    llthesunshinekidll llthesunshinekidll 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 8, 2010

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    DUI: Thoughts On Victimless Crime - Drunk driving & causing harm or damage is one thing, BUT criminalizing people who have been arrested for a victimless offense based on "what if...
    TheDevilsAdvocate TheDevilsAdvocate 31-35, F 18 Responses Sep 7, 2011

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    I Am Dealing With A 4th Dui Felony Charge. - Can normal life go on after this?  As I explain my experience, I speak those words out loud.  I've read many of the stories on here...
    Cherrywaves Cherrywaves 31-35 7 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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    hi, I got my first dui, and I'm trying to decide what lawyer to go with. I live in Las Vegas, my lawyer says he will fight for me, but I'm worried because he's not well known in...
    amorse amorse 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    Third Dui - I was looking for a site like this.  My life has become so complicated, it's astounding.  I'm actually afraid of writing this due to the stigma, but oh well.  My...
    unknowndunce unknowndunce 31-35 9 Responses Jun 15, 2011

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    It sucks especially since I worked in merchandising for the last 10 yrs but it was my fault. I am getting my license back in a few weeks but all the stress from it and helping me...
    ChampionNme ChampionNme 31-35, M Feb 16

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    I am flipping through here this morning and reading about various people who have had one of two DUI's. I must say that as hard as it is to deal with a criminal charge, period...
    jillvill jillvill 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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    I Have A DUI - Let me start by saying "do the world a real favor and go kill yourself" you MADD bastards. I am done with your hating, illogical, misdirected, and irrational bull...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    My DUI was rather outrageous, but here is my story and I would like to here some input on the matter. Well my friends and I went to a park to go smoke weed. I took 2-3 hits out of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Clipped Wings With 2nd Dui - Hi, im 26 years old female who JUST finished 4 year college This happened about 4 months ago and I still can't believe that this is my life.. I got...
    poooh poooh 26-30 8 Responses Sep 6, 2011

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    I Blew Triple Zero. Trooper Milner Lied, Judge Gomez Suppressed Evidence - And after a three-day trial in Arapahoe County, the jury found me guilty of the lesser-included. Here...
    Iblewtriplezero Iblewtriplezero 36-40, F Jun 26, 2013

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    2nd Time Around - I am turning 31 next month and this past weekend I received my second DUI in 7 years.  I went out with a friend to our neighborhood bar that I loved so much and...
    liona19 liona19 31-35, F 16 Responses Jul 20, 2010

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    My Life With A Dui, At 17. - When I was 17, almost 18, I was convicted of a DUI. I am 20 years old now and it has changed my life in more ways than anyone would ever even think it...
    KayGrim KayGrim 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 8, 2013

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    Reflecting And Trying To Move On - I was arrested for DUI in Los Angeles over 4th of July weekend. I was on a date. I had driven to his house and he had driven from there. We went...
    DaizyAmazy DaizyAmazy 31-35 5 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    Disappointing Birthday Gift. - I was out with a few friends for my 24th birthday. I was having a really good night and I suggested we go to a diner after the bar. My friends asked...
    Mistake3 Mistake3 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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    First, Second , Third And More DWI/DUI - I woke up in jail with my 2nd DWI and went into shock. How could this have happened again. My husband was at home dying of cancer and I...
    Suesue1212 Suesue1212 56-60, F Jun 10, 2013

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    I was convicted of a DUI in 2013. I appreciate the errors of my ways, am learning from them, and attempting to progress. Still, all DUI cases in my state are managed by an agency...
    AlphaOscarKilo AlphaOscarKilo 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2013

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    I've got a year left on my suspension for my 3rd. Luckily avoided felony charges. It's to the point the outside world scares me. I don't go out, I don't date. I don't allow myself...
    Solitary1lifestyle Solitary1lifestyle 31-35, M 4 Responses Jan 22

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    I just got my 2nd DUI and I am terrified of the changes that are about to come my way, like never drinking again. I see I have a problem but this means my whole life style and...
    jbliss29 jbliss29 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I got my DWI 4 days ago. I participated in "sunday funday" with a group of friends, and went to a bar for brunch and bottomless mimosas at noon. I continued to drink all day long...
    kaitlynisabella kaitlynisabella 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    Dui - Light At The End Of The Tunnel Is A Freight Train - The lights at the end of the tunnel..I keep catching glimpses but it's only a mirage...You really can't afford it...
    dosDUI dosDUI 41-45 9 Responses Aug 25, 2011

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    Hopeless And Feeling Alone - I'm not even sure why I'm writing this on here... I guess I just need to get it out and am hoping that this will make me feel a little better. A month...
    Lifesjourney1 Lifesjourney1 31-35, F 11 Responses Jul 29, 2013

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    I am a 52 year old professional woman who is a caregiver, business owner and rescue dog volunteer worker. this is my first dui & traffic violation that I ever got and am...
    usa007 usa007 51-55, F 6 Responses Jan 16

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    Its been 8 months with my Dui and I still cant get it out of my head.......I just wish this would go away but I get reminded of it several time a day. I feel I learned my lesson...
    zip12 zip12 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    DUI: My Disillusioned Existentialism - In light of what I now know, this is going to be a very long, overdrawn but informative rant that I've been keeping locked up inside My head...
    TheDevilsAdvocate TheDevilsAdvocate 31-35, F 51 Responses Jul 13, 2011

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    I previously posted about my dui experience from july 2k12. Long story short, I recieved a dui charge for sleeping drunk in a vehicle with the ac running (southern state summers...
    denverbound denverbound 26-30 2 Responses Mar 24

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    DUI In Colorado - I had never been arrested before. I was pulled over and blew a .10. I have hired a lawyer. It seems I will get a DWAI conviction which in Colorado is BAC between...
    duder1234 duder1234 26-30 5 Responses May 17, 2013

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    I Was Convicted Of A 3rd Dui And I'm Getting Through It, But Don't Be Me - Hello everyone my name is Kyle, lets start from the beginning. When i was 22 i was arrested for my first...
    KBMAN24 KBMAN24 26-30, M 63 Responses Jul 23, 2011

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    I dont have one but my best friend does,,,,,his is so stupid,,,,he is on 2 years probation and is going crazy,,,,he feels like he cannot even have a drink after work to unwind...
    hongelongpong hongelongpong 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    I am 32 years old and I recently got my first DUI. In general, I've been a good girl all my life, I've never been arrested before and never even had a detention or a suspension in...
    Rosa32 Rosa32 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 14

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    I am 20 years old. Four nights ago, I made the biggest mistake of my life, and I can't even remember it happening. I went to a party with the intention of spending the night...
    lostnalone93 lostnalone93 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am 23, a senior in college in Ohio. I got out of work and had a few drinks with some friends at a local bar. I got pulled over for an license plate light that was out and since...
    babybear210 babybear210 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Add Me To The Statistics List. - I got 2 DUI's within 6 months of each other last year. I have never been in trouble, never so much as had a parking ticket. When I got the first...
    samantha1000 samantha1000 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 10, 2013

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    Verdict was reached! So yesterday was my court date... To fill you in I had posted here probably early Jan talking about my experience - I was basically parked upside the road...
    greeneydprincess greeneydprincess 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Angry Dui Ranting.... Burn The Witch! Burn The Witch! - I got a DUI the first of Nov this year in Colorado. My court date is 12/12. I am not going to hire a lawyer as everyone...
    susan12333 susan12333 41-45, F 12 Responses Nov 21, 2011

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    Hello, I am writing to explain the difficulties that I have been through as a social worker and the jobs in which I have been denied. I work for a non profit agency making 12.50 an...
    JonStanley23 JonStanley23 26-30, M 5 Responses Feb 25

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    Well. .I'm at the tail end of Aggravated DUI - 3rd offense case in Illinois. It's been a long haul. My first DUI was 18 years ago.. 2nd was 14 years ago.. With some other...
    chicagocloud chicagocloud 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I got my DUI 5 weeks ago. It was extremely difficult the first few days, I was so sad. Through time I grew to accept my actions and I felt better; although, sometimes I still get...
    none158 none158 22-25 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I'm going through 2nd DUI that I got, because of it I lost my job, now I'm looking for a job, and everything just seems so impossible. I feel so low of the low and don't know what...
    Namu85 Namu85 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I have a problem with alcohol. It has wreaked havoc in my life. Unimaginable destruction. I’m lucky I haven’t killed anyone — myself included — in the process. I rolled my...
    effervescence effervescence 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 19

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    My Daughter's Second Dui - Just read DevilsAdvocate's post and agree completely. Well said! This is heartbreaking for me as a mother but as a citizen I also realize the social...
    applebrat applebrat 51-55, F 4 Responses Jun 18, 2012

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    DUI Cop Found Passed Out in Car Avoids any Charges"I don't remember driving over to the Tin Roof. My car was at the Tin Roof, so I imagine I drove over to the Tin Roof" explains...
    tornlife tornlife 41-45 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I just got a DUI, It all started last friday night after work I decided to get a 6 pack and relax at home. But I ended up driving to my friends where we had a small party. It was...
    joshua649 joshua649 22-25, M 4 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    My 1st Dui Hell - Hi, I want to share my story; 3 weeks ago on a sunday, after spending all day at home and bored I decided to go out for a bit to the bars. I live in an area in...
    mylifelesson mylifelesson 46-50, M 3 Responses Oct 7, 2013

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    So I was pulled over for a DUI the other night. I haven’t been convicted as of yet and maybe I will, maybe I won’t. That’s not really the point of all this though. The case...
    Person0222 Person0222 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 17

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    Rebuilding - I used to be one of those people who thought DUI offenders were terrible criminals who deserve what they got...until I recieved my first DUI. I'm a 21-year-old female...
    lilyflower11 lilyflower11 18-21 4 Responses Dec 11, 2012

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    Got a dui at a license check. Blew a .05 and was completely cooperative with police. They left my girlfriend on the side of the rode with the tow truck driver. He told her she...
    ggirl1982 ggirl1982 31-35 3 Responses Feb 21

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    Ashamed And Frustrated After My First DUI. - Nine months ago in April my life seemed to be falling perfectly into place; the love of my life proposed, I was promoted to Program...
    rosieday rosieday 26-30, F 15 Responses Feb 3, 2013

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    Everyone here should remember George W Bush was convicted of a DUI and he became president. So all is never lost. Learn from it, take the consequences, and hire a good lawyer to...
    Cam305 Cam305 46-50 3 Responses Mar 18

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    So I got mine on New Years which is definitely not the best way to start off the year. Two of my friends from another school 4 hours away came to spend it with me where I live. It...
    happycloudeater happycloudeater 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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