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I Have a Mother Who Is Addicted to Drugs

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 86 People

    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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    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 3 Responses Sep 17, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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 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...
    GraceyD GraceyD 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2014

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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 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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 1 Response Jun 18, 2014

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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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    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 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 4, 2014

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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 4 Responses May 10, 2014

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    I know that my mother did drugs

    while I was a kid I was never informed which ones. I know she was and most likely still is an alcoholic as well. Recently after visiting where she lives now (a few hours away from me) it was obvious she was on some kind of drugs. I looked up symptoms and signs of how she acted...
    Marie240 Marie240 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 1, 2014

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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 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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    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 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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    I haven't been open to discussing this

    until recently - I realized that there are so many young kids going through what I went through and sharing my story and offering my advice can help people. My mother was a single mother of 4 children. We lived in a housing authority just outside of Boston until I was 7 years...
    Kerryn2508 Kerryn2508 22-25, F Feb 16

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    just the other day your daughters had played next to you on the couch and you jokingly teased us to stop . We had giggled in your presence mommy... Just the other day we had...
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    Well..there's so much stuff in my mind that I want to say at once, but I suppose I've got to start somewhere. Compared to my peers, I suppose I could be called 'lucky' for having...
    ratsio ratsio 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    And that's ok because I've finally gotten to the point where I don't need anyone to. I'm very happy with who I am and how I feel and sometimes people don't have the same mindset as...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F Mar 14

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    Last year I was 18 and I kinda broke every piece of fine china that we own. I was running from one of my friends who I woke up by slapping him with whip cream and I smashed the...
    1Thatonedudeyouknow 1Thatonedudeyouknow 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    my dad " idiot its waste of caring its better if i care a dog what is the use of u " my mom " see your brother he is an engineer what is the use of u no use waste of feeding u...
    shekarleader shekarleader 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Willy wonka. The biggest consumer of crystal meth in the universe.
    fleabagmonkeyface fleabagmonkeyface 41-45, M a week ago

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    I feel like I'm becoming less and less important to you each and everyday. You don't make an effort to talk to me anymore. Once I say "Hi", you would respond but that's it. You...
    queenmallow queenmallow 13-15, F Mar 1

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    The best night ever. Was on snap chat talking to my crush aka my guy best friend and right before he was going to sleep he told me that he loves me. My day just got ten times...
    dimplesgirl17 dimplesgirl17 13-15, F Mar 13

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    I don't think people who do drugs are "bad",it is just that I find it incredibly stupid.There is no way you can escape your problems,and more importantly your emotional problems...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    There are daughters of narcissistic mothers who have barely survived psychologically. In the extreme, there are daughters who starved themselves to death by anorexia as the only...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Mar 4

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    I just don't care about her. I want her gone, out of my life. Everything is much easier without her. She's an annoying itch. It's been 4 and a half years since we last had a real...
    haroni haroni 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    I haven't used any drugs (including medical ones I've gotten prescribed) for some time. Illigal ones I haven't touched in over half a year. Honestly, the "bad" drugs have done...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My mom hits me, pinches me in the head, slaps me, pinches me, slaps me on my arm, lies about me to others, mocks me, makes fun of my skin tone and black people in general, says my...
    ImaPrincess344 ImaPrincess344 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 1

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    When I was young, say 3 or 4, I had parents. They weren't very good but they did try. Then we moved from our hometown and my dad did drugs. Lots of them. The bad kind. You would...
    pianoasis pianoasis 16-17, M Mar 17

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    Five Years and Two Summers In A Forgotten Corner of Southern Europe called FYROM- I was born on a military base near Adana,Turkey to an enlisted American mother and Macedonian...
    Srebro94 Srebro94 18-21, F Mar 5

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    I am hoping for some emotional and loving support here and would be extremely grateful for any advice relating to my situation (everyone can agree that it is most comforting when...
    life4love life4love 18-21 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My mother had a brief psychotic episode 2 years ago. She went to the ward and was put on haldol. She came back and was fine. A few weeks ago I noticed she was acting odd. She wasn...
    theraeahgogo theraeahgogo 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    I don't know if he does it on purpose but my husband always seems to start an argument or is mean to me around special occasions. Previous mothers days included him ignoring my...
    probablyPMT probablyPMT 31-35, F Mar 15

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    'I feel sad when you are not around. I miss you a lot. Please come home!' while wiping tears and sobbing. Yeah, right. Sound like a normal mother who misses their daughter. But...
    fien fien 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Loved by the hotel owner who upgraded me to the flat... This is not a hotel room!!! Loved by the posh pub and the waiter who called me darling and pushed my order through first...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F Mar 15

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    My mom was a great mother growing up. She's even a great mom now. But since grandchildren have come into the picture, she's really changed. She's still a great mom to her children...
    EndiJo EndiJo 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    My mother is awful. She is an absolute ***** and I don't want to live with her anymore. Anyone else who has an mean mother who constantly puts them down doesn't ever respect them...
    isobelhapcher isobelhapcher 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago