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I Have a Mother Who Is Addicted to Drugs

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    I Am Her

    I looked at her for years in judgment And lie to myself believing I still don't Only difference being I am not her age yet If I make it there someday My drug use isn't "as bad" I lie, I lie to myself about who and what I am And look at her to justify my own use I am an addict...
    Dreamer251 Dreamer251 36-40, F Oct 6, 2013

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    My Mom Is Addicted to Drugs.

    My moms been addicted to drugs ever since I was two years old. Both my parents left my sisters and myself at my grandams one day and just never came back. They called from time to time but thats it. Mom and dad do heroin and crack. It worrys me because I know there is nothing I...
    JessUndefined JessUndefined 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    I HAD a mother who was addicted to drugs.

    She over-dosed three years ago. She was my best friend when clean, I could tell her anything and she always gave reasonable advice, she encouraged me to achieve things and unbelievably she taught me morals, respect and love. But she was my worst enemy when not clean. She would...
    sereniitee sereniitee 22-25, F Jun 18

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    I Remember When...

    I remember when I was young, I had a mom. I remember that she was attentive and thoughtful and we lived in a big three-story house with a matching playhouse out back. I remember her watching ball games and coming on class field trips. I remember when I was 12 and my parents...
    simmonsr09 simmonsr09 26-30 Jun 24, 2012

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    Dear Mother

    i never knew who u wre. i cried over u evry noght. i thought i loved you. sad thing was i didnt know you. ur baby dad shot me up when i was ****** nine years old. i have been addicted to heroin since. if you would have taken the chance to get to now me i would be safe and not...
    shootwithstars shootwithstars 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 17, 2012

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    I wish I had someone to talk to during

    that time . Someone to tell me that everything will be okay but nobody ever did. My mother has been clean for 3 years but now I'm worrying she's back to her old tricks .
    smilingsmith17 smilingsmith17 16-17, F 3 Responses May 10

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    I Want You Back Mom

    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 4 Responses Apr 2, 2010

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    Mom, I Miss The Old You. Please Come Back!

    I remember when I was 5 or so and my mom used to make me peanut butter sandwiches and put me in front of the TV and I would watch Power Puff Girls and other 90's cartoons. When I think back to the those days I cant remember if my mom was addicted to anything because I was young...
    prettyudoli19 prettyudoli19 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 8, 2013

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    My friends just don't get how much drugs ruined

    my life and I don't even do them they just don't understand so now I need open ears and an open mind
    greenpotato112 greenpotato112 16-17, M Jul 4

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    My First Love

    My first love Why was she weak-willed What made her start Why won’t she stop Dosn’t she know how beautiful she is A broken record of questions that plays in my mind over and over This woman was my first love I loved her enormous heart I loved her soft, sweet smile I...
    krpr78 krpr78 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    My Mom

    my moms addicted to drugs has been since i was in about 4th grade sometime i hate her so bad i cant stand it and then i remember how she used to be. i mean she used to get in McDonnalds play place with us and i remember she used to talk to me every day just to see if i had a bad...
    yoite77 yoite77 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2012

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    For Me It's *had* A Mother Addicted To Drugs.

    My mother was on drugs before, during && after I was born... I was just two when my mother stated she wanted to kill me... "If I can't have her, Then no one else can". My grandma got custody of me right then and there because my dad didn't want me. My mom was in and out of my...
    MysticBeauty MysticBeauty 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2011

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    CRACK/COCAiNE

    MY MOTHER HAS BEEN ON DRUGS FOR YEARS. TO BE HONEST, IM QUITE SURPRISED SHE HASN'T HAD AN OVERDOSE. I HAVE BEEN TOLD SHE PROBABLY EVEN SMOKED CRACK WHEN I WAS IN HER WOMB. WHICH WOULD MAKE ME A CRACK BABY. HAHAHAHAHAHHA!! ITS SO FUNNY TO HEAR THAT TERM. AND ITS QUITE FUKCING SAD...
    JEZZAB3LL JEZZAB3LL 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 30, 2008

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    I Know I Had One....

    Lord knows if she's even still alive. I doubt it unless she cleaned up her act. She's probably in prison. Dumb *****. SMDH.
    Serabi Serabi 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2010

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    Mama I know you lie So I don't cry But I need

    to know the truth I want you to tell me when you use Mama I love you I know you love me too But these drugs are taking over I miss the times that you were sober Mama You could be here today, gone tomorrow Those thoughts fill me with such sorrow You're sick And the more you use...
    ThatGirlAhtumn ThatGirlAhtumn 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    Lunesta/Ambien + Others

    When I was 14, my mother became addicted to Lunesta and Ambien. I've been dealing with this since then and I'm almost 19. Sometimes she takes more than just those pills though. She'll take anything that could possibly get her high. Sometimes she takes 30 Lunesta or Ambien at one...
    capturetheflag capturetheflag 18-21, F 1 Response May 16, 2009

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    Marijuana

    i know most people don't believe weed is habit-forming. i disagree. my mom smokes every single day. she smokes in the house. she smokes when she's supposed to be taking care of my daughter. she smokes at 9:am on her days off. she blows me off when we have plans because she'd...
    thirty30 thirty30 31-35, F 5 Responses May 28, 2008

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    I just wish I had someone to actually talk to.

    Someone who can help me understand the situation I'm in. Someone else who has had they're life affected by a cruel uncaring mother, by drugs...idk, someone who could relate I guess. Is that too much to ask...for a real meaningful conversation...
    sydniedeannaa sydniedeannaa 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Memories

    Memories Why when i look at pictures of the Past it brings me such grief that even in my heart i wish i was not there, Even though in the past i use to like that life style but now that life style brings me such emotional pain and grief that when i see the pictures i delete them...
    Godslaoutreach Godslaoutreach 22-25 Jan 15, 2013

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    Welp, Here Goes

    I'm not used to being able to allow my memories and emotions to flow freely, but I suppose it's worth a shot. My family consists of my dad, mother, one far older brother, and me. My brother moved out a long time ago, my dad is a devout Christian so he's generally gone, and my...
    JayJayStitchez JayJayStitchez 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    It's taken me and my sister a very long time to realise that our mother is passive aggressive. We always thought our mother was selfish and wanted the world to revolve around her...
    Cupcakes95 Cupcakes95 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    My first post about my passive aggressive mother, an explanation: EP Link I've been doing some research on passive aggressiveness and found that it's an actual personality...
    Cupcakes95 Cupcakes95 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    This is the way I have come to view my mother at this point. Until recently, I thought it was just bad events in her life that caused my mother to be angry and gloomy everyday...
    SamiSquare SamiSquare 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My mother's always been the same way, but I'm not enabling that kind of behavior anymore so anytime she says anything in the form of passive aggressive bs** I call her on it by...
    misternobrain misternobrain 22-25, M Jul 31

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    Imagine waking up one day and not having somebody to call mommy, nobody to tell you they love you , nobody to give you a welcome back from school , no one to hold you and hug you...
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    Material things never mattered to me because I'm not materialistic . I don't believe money makes you happy . All these things don't matter to me . Small things have always been...
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F Aug 6

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    I miss my Mom, because she no longer is here. She has went to heaven. I remember our late night talks after my dates. I remember sitting up late at night with her and watching...
    Didro56 Didro56 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I feel bad because when I look at my mom this is all I see. An addict. I honestly don't have any intimate thoughts or feelings toward my mom. I don't even like to hug her. That's...
    KeeWee812 KeeWee812 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 28

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    I don't like coming home anymore because you are not there to welcome me when I get back from a long day at college. It's all just silly . They have been feeding us crap , not...
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    My wife is in her late 30s and has always been morbidly obese. She had always been comfortable with and accepting of her weight. When we got together 16 years ago she was 5'0...
    hsnpman hsnpman 36-40 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I have recently moved and I am attending a new school. I made two great friends who I trust very much.but as soon as summer came they started ignoring me.they don't answer any of...
    reg212 reg212 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Growing up, I was surrounded by a steady group of friends that loved each other and loved me for who I was. I never felt excluded or judged, or that I had to act as someone I wasn...
    snowflake11114 snowflake11114 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Idk why, some just drifted away. zI tried my best to be nice snd friendly to the butI guess they just wanted a better person for them. I miss some terribly. The ones that mattered...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I am forgotten and left out of equation always anymore. I never have many friends in my life span but those I have or thought I have all make plans with one another and nobody...
    SunnySonnenschein SunnySonnenschein 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    Jusssie punk.is done Lezzie hater 2 is done
    dexrerpunk46 dexrerpunk46 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I am an Indian TDH(Tall, Dark, Handsome) guy,inviting you to visit my country. There r so Many unique ancient sites n nature's beauty to explore in INDIA. So many National Park...
    activevirus activevirus 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    Tonight, a friend of mine was telling me about a chronic condition that he lives with, which causes him intense daily pain. This condition will likely not be cured, and will not...
    KatzeB KatzeB 41-45, F Jul 27

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    Okay so my dad had cancer, and we can't do anything about it. My mom tries her best to make him feel better or tries to serve him good food that his stomach can take, which is not...
    suskypls suskypls 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    You might think that people may hate you but deep in someone's heart is a secret lock that one day you will open it up
    luvanimals4ever luvanimals4ever 13-15, F Jul 29

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    Muhhamad Ali inspires me. my dad died (don't be sorry bcuz your not) at a young age so i had no one to really look up to except gang members ( I live in a bad area) i don't wanna...
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M Aug 2

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    It is what it is..........................................unfortunately
    sisi19 sisi19 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    Welp so it looks like I'm the first post here. *takes a deep breath* okay, so my mom who is now 37 years old is a drug addict, more specifically meth, speed, heroine and whatever...
    Cryingsmile Cryingsmile 16-17, T 1 Response Jul 24

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    Home sweet hell.... Still to this day I have horrible nightmares from my childhood my mother was a typical single working mother who went to church and raised us well so everyone...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    People who needs drugs or alcohol to be happy then they need deserve what is coming to them no one needs drugs or alcohol to be happy I don't use drugs and I don't drink am I am...
    bloodstream11 bloodstream11 18-21, M Aug 8

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    Me and mom have this love hate relationship, it basically all started when I was young; she was a workaholic and my great-grandma for 19 years, has been my mom for me and my best...
    Xmidniteangel15X Xmidniteangel15X 18-21, F Jul 25

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    Who needs drugs and alcohol when you have Netflix and Pizza?
    MyResistance MyResistance 13-15, F 16 Responses Aug 6

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    Never did drugs. Don't think I'll ever want to. When it comes to alcohol, I think I have a wine cooler every eight months or every one, two, or three years. I don't drink that much...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I once told myself that if I'm gonna have a family of my own, I will never be like my mother. I must admit, I envy mothers who are close to their children. In my case, my mother...
    SweetEclair SweetEclair 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I miss my all mothers. I miss my mother who gave birth to me. I miss my Other Race mother, who taught me to dress,cook, clean, read, write, wash dishes to sweep and mom floor. I...
    PathologicalLair PathologicalLair 26-30, F 6 days ago

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