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I Have a Mother Who Is Addicted to Drugs

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    Am I wrong for wanting her to quit the only thing that brings her happiness? It's hard having a mom that loses her mind for fun, she says "it's my medicine" But obviously she's not...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F Mar 30

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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...
    Godslaoutreach Godslaoutreach 22-25 Jan 15, 2013

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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...
    Dreamer251 Dreamer251 36-40, F Oct 6, 2013

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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...
    shootwithstars shootwithstars 18-21, F 2 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...
    JessUndefined JessUndefined 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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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...
    ThatGirlAhtumn ThatGirlAhtumn 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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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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    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...
    krpr78 krpr78 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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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...
    capturetheflag capturetheflag 18-21, F 1 Response May 16, 2009

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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...
    JayJayStitchez JayJayStitchez 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2013

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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...
    JEZZAB3LL JEZZAB3LL 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 30, 2008

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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...
    MysticBeauty MysticBeauty 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2011

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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...
    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...
    simmonsr09 simmonsr09 26-30 Jun 24, 2012

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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...
    yoite77 yoite77 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2012

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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...
    sydniedeannaa sydniedeannaa 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8

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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...
    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...
    thirty30 thirty30 31-35, F 5 Responses May 28, 2008

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    I hardly have any friends that do drugs plus I'm a Mormon (not really)? I think the main reason I do drugs is to battle my anxiety
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    My mother is amazing! Her sister ( my auntie) was diagnosed with a brain tumour and it was awful my family has already been struggling. It was tough on everyone especially her...
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    I thought a lot as a child that it always felt a bit different with me and my mother. I could cry whine etc. until the sun came down and she'd either ignore me or reprimand me and...
    Ananananan12 Ananananan12 22-25 Apr 4

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    Today is the first anniversary of my mother's death, and I have been thinking about her all day. I miss her so much. My life has been miserable without her. I would spend all of...
    s4019t s4019t 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    She doesn't love me because I remind her too much of my father. I haven't spoken a word to here within the last six months besides a merry Christmas text. I didn't get a "Happy...
    Jessica0906 Jessica0906 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Well, i know i am not the skinny kind of girl. I am chubby and got lumpy thick thighs. However, i am not obese, just... look a bit larger than others. I simply don't get why on...
    agirlfromHK agirlfromHK 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    This girl was my best friend from sixth grade to sophomore year of high school. I moved my junior year and she never even bothered to call, write, text. I was so confused and...
    karijune karijune 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    Yep and they're mostly from my previous forum. Funny cause I used to think they're better than my friends who can actually see me in person. They understand me, at least I think...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 1 Response Apr 6

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    I guess it's my fault. I moved around a lot as a kid and found it difficult to make friends, especially being a socially awkward ISTJ. I was never the popular "New Kid" or...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I have a addiction to cokes I had 60$ for about a week know I only have left is 20 something all from cokes
    funnygirl32226 funnygirl32226 13-15, F Mar 27

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    my parents cause i got a job and cody diddent, cause cody has a kid on the way at ******* age 17!! think i should quit so he could have it its his fault he blew it not mine!! they...
    Darkpuppy550 Darkpuppy550 16-17, F Apr 6

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    This is probably my greatest accomplishment so far.
    THEINSIDER20 THEINSIDER20 31-35, M Mar 27

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    She's been gone 6 years and it's not getting any easier. I want her here. Sometimes I wish I was with her. I just need her.
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I limit my friends to 2 or even just one because i know in the end,t he person would get bored because of me or doesnt even like me in the first place but became my friend to not...
    Amature14 Amature14 13-15, F Mar 18

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    I've been thinking when I turn 16 I'm going to divorce my parents
    funnygirl32226 funnygirl32226 13-15, F Mar 22

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    That's my destiny :) I'm proud :D
    00Wieme00 00Wieme00 16-17, F Mar 24

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    Maybe she will talk to me again, and maybe she wont. Im okay with it... I deserve it...
    nate2045 nate2045 18-21, T Apr 3

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    They made me understand what relationship is based on in reality and how important being independent is. I don't want to see it as all my fault anymore. I hate to dread myself from...
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F Apr 4

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    Some times I think you're an ******* but I know you really aren't. I just feel like I'm annoying you, that's why I try not to text you. I just don't want you to leave me alone. I...
    bethepea bethepea 16-17, F Apr 4

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    Well I just blocked some of my family I hate to be like this but they caused this not me
    funnygirl32226 funnygirl32226 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    That explains my temper...lol
    nerdybabe nerdybabe 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    A Decision I Made... Years Ago. To have and to hold from this day forward. Sept 15, 2001 on this date I informed my spouse and said "I was going to transition into a woman, many...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 3 Responses Mar 24

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    My mother, who was physically and mentally abusive when I was a child, hasn’t spoken to me for 16 years and has had nothing to do with her three grandsons who are now grown. They...
    writer109 writer109 51-55, F Mar 27

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    Letting Go Of Him Because He Cannot Let Go Of Her- Self-condemnation is the gateway to drug abuse,suicide,and worse. When I get sick of being the child of a drug addict,convicted...
    2ndGenPuppet 2ndGenPuppet 18-21, F Mar 31

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    My father died of cancer last year in October. I am an only child and since I was small, I have never been able to get along with my mother. She is a very good human being and has...
    anxvar anxvar 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I found out a couple of months ago that my brother is gay. He doesn't know that I know, but I'm wondering should I tell him that I know. I have also been wanting to tell our...
    ASoUtherngemini ASoUtherngemini 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    My ex husband of 15 years was a drug addict. Very hard to live with and love. I finally had to leave him ......in hope that he would get help and change for our children and myself...
    dawwnrenee dawwnrenee 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 8

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    Throughout my teens and early 20's i considered myself to be a moderately social person, i worked and was able to hold a job, i partied even though im a really bed dancer, i...
    Dale1987 Dale1987 26-30, M Apr 9

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    I hear rumors that your leaving. It's been six months since we actually talked, not counting the one sentence you spoke to me in court, which looking back I'm not sure was spoken...
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    I am 26 years old, happily married, and have no children. As far back as I can remember, I've never been in any hurry to have children. It's just never been a desire in me, as...
    AbbeyRoad2 AbbeyRoad2 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I take care of my mother who has Alzheimer's. Some days it is just about more that I can do. I am tired. I am broke. I miss getting to go places and do things. Some days it is...
    Sissytutti Sissytutti 51-55, F 2 days ago

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    From the time I was nine until I turned 13, I traveled all around Southeast Asia with my older sister and my friend Cherry as wanderers, or vagabonds, or paupers. We went from my...
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