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I Have a Mother Who Is Addicted to Drugs

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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 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have been with my boyfriend for 15 months. When I first met him he was so sweet and very handsome. About 6 months into our relationship he started doing heroin. It is the worst...
    ellliee ellliee 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm so upset I need to vent. I have been dealing with manipulation and just trickery from my mom all my life. Last weekend my mother stole from me and I am now trying to piece...
    Kwaters12 Kwaters12 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Another day without you mom.. Another night without you. Another dinner gathering without you, the dinner table looks uncomplete and senseless. I miss you like crazy, wish i could...
    Lilac01 Lilac01 18-21, F Jul 4

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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...
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    the title of my post is really random because there was no post thats premade that says "i do not like being horny". i know what youre thinking... wtf?! why would someone not enjoy...
    maleable maleable 22-25, F Jul 1

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    My miss my mom so much I just wish could just hear her voice one more time I'm starting to forget what it sounds like.
    kushboy303 kushboy303 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    So my dad is ditching me for the 4th to go see ONE of his girlfriends. I made plans (the same plans as always) to go Rockcrawling. I can get there myself and don't need his help...
    Adisonmontes Adisonmontes 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    MY BF IS ALYZ QUIET AROUND ME WE SPEND TO MUCH TIME TOGETHER BUT ALL WE DO SMALL TALK N BE SILENT FOR LONG AND AM GETING BORED COZ HE WANT ME TO DO ALL DE TALKING ALL THE TIME AND...
    hlami1 hlami1 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Yesssss. For decades. Some cant help. Most try. Why souwysiedal. Society aint run by them.
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 14

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    Jusssie punk.is done Lezzie hater 2 is done
    dexrerpunk46 dexrerpunk46 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take another woman out to dinner and a movie. She said, “I love you, but I know this other woman loves you and would love to...
    sapphire601 sapphire601 31-35, F 12 hrs ago

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    I think when I was about nine or ten years old, I realized my mother was doing drugs. When you're a little kid, that is definitely a big deal, and with everything being shoved down...
    OldAbandoned10 OldAbandoned10 22-25, F Jun 30

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    I am a 26 year old woman with a 3, 4 & 5 year old. My husband is an addict and currently in rehab about to be done the end of the month. We have been together for six years next...
    peanutscrazy48 peanutscrazy48 26-30, F Jun 25

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    16 years ago. It happened. I was born. By accident. Drugs, alcohol and carelessness made me. And then I was born. 16 years on A man i will never know nor my mother. Just those...
    ronronn ronronn 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 10

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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 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My Mother, simply put, is the meanest, angriest, most unpleasant person I know. She is a mentally ill psychotic, a tyrant, and a bully all rolled into one. My parents split up when...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    My best friend is starting to hang out with people who do drugs. She used to tell me that she would never smoke but today she told me that she smoked with them. I don't want her...
    jazzylush jazzylush 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    Any Aussie who love drugs sup I'm just having cones with me mate what about you ?
    kerw94 kerw94 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    My parents are divorced. I was still very little so I've always remembered my parents being separated. I loved my father very very much. (I'm speaking in past tense because he...
    Riarza Riarza 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My real mother who is in Heaven is my inspiration and my strength. She shows me so much love, even though she's passed. She comes around me all the time and she holds me, she lays...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jun 24

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    I've tried to stop self harming 2 times. The first time I hadn't cut for 2-3 weeks. I thought that I could do it. But after every day I had been "clean" I just wanted to cut more...
    elena1998 elena1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Sitting at the table with my mother alone eating different meals. She says "I have some bad news" I said "like always" She said "this is a different kind of bad news" I...
    SaraSunshinePeaceLover SaraSunshinePeaceLover 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    My mom and father both smoke. Dad had quit for a long time and then a family friend got him back on it. I resent her for it. My mom hadn't smoked in years. Then one day when we...
    jcylee99 jcylee99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I will try to help anyone who needs help, but assuming something in my possession belongs to you is wrong. Especially pain pills. I only have them when I am in pain. I don't take...
    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Is there anyone who has a mother who suffers from the mental illness schizophrenia ?
    ladydove20 ladydove20 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    So blessed to have a mother who loves unconditionally and who has always been there.. HBD to my mom and best friend!!♥♥♥♠
    ladylove38 ladylove38 36-40, F Jul 8

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    This is a dream I just woke from not long ago. I've had a similar one months before, still unsure of what it could mean. A man (who was supposedly the main character) found this...
    EarthEyes420 EarthEyes420 18-21, T Jul 11

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