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I Have a Mother Who Is Addicted to Drugs

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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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    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 2 Responses Jul 4

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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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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

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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 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

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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 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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    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

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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

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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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    Hi everyone; I have posted a couple responses here, I am very familiar with PA Mothers now. I decided to share my story and see if anyone can relate to mine. For a brief...
    XXwoundedXX XXwoundedXX 51-55, F Sep 14

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    Tough crowd... You can imagine, if it was a comedy club coming out from stage left or from behind the curtain and being faced with a load of surly orthodox Jews over there looking...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    Tobacco, tylenol and oxycotton made my mother drown on her own vomit. Though my fathers recovering, but i will never forget all of the times he could 've killed us while he was...
    SecretWraith SecretWraith 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I have been reading a lot of these posts about passive aggressive mothers and I am shocked to see that I am not alone. I cannot speak to my friends about my experience because they...
    karineka karineka 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    My family has known for a while that our mother has the early onset on Alzheimer's and we have watched her quickly go down hill. Early yesterday she called us and told us that my...
    ColumbiaTiger ColumbiaTiger 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    I had a dream about my mother last night. Nothing special happened. We were just sitting at the kitchen table talking. It was so strong and clear to me that I can remember...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Sep 14

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    At 19 years old, I am only now realizing that my mother is extremely passive aggressive. I have always felt oppressed by her and her emotional ups and downs, but am just now...
    hopeful1995 hopeful1995 18-21 3 Responses Sep 11

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    The most frustrating thing ever is trying to explain or express what you're going through to someone whose never been through it, they always seem to belittle the situation or make...
    Dauntlesssmile Dauntlesssmile 18-21, F Aug 30

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    My father accepts me for my sexuality. He has since the start more over the fact he was aware from tiny hints since I was young.. I understand why he wants me a bit cautious...
    romeo27 romeo27 13-15, M Sep 13

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    To be socially accepted you have to look the part, walk the walk or have a large enough group who have similarities. But what if someone doesn't have things in common with anyone...
    MaraIsNotKawaii MaraIsNotKawaii 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    And so it begins.... As soon as the weather grows cooler, my father begins to abuse the medications he is prescribed. He mixes them with alcohol and thus far, is on a four day...
    QuiriousMe QuiriousMe 41-45, F 7 Responses Sep 21

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    I lost my mom today while she was driving a route she has driven for years. She was missing for 3 hrs. I felt responsible as she is in my care. I am not sure how to deal with an...
    odyssey13 odyssey13 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    She expects me to read her mind when it comes to her wants and needs. If she wants or needs something, and I am busy with something else, she becomes very sarcastic and martyr...
    RTPerry RTPerry 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    It was a year ago today. We miss you. mom.
    SweetMae SweetMae 56-60, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a nudist and I have encouraged my son to be one also. He is almost 10. He is not afraid to show off in front of his dad and I. However, I have been worried about his behavior...
    hornymilfxx hornymilfxx 36-40, F 58 mins ago

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    Once someone told me that drugs could ease you out of all your troubles. I asked what if one wanted to fight back; what about Will Power and Determination? And then there was...
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F 9 Responses Sep 8

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    I have many acquaintances who use drugs others alcohol I can't condemn them as it's their life, money and minds they are abusing or loosing. Quite honestly some are wealthy...
    onebrightday onebrightday 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 14

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    How Could A Mother Be So Cruel?- A coworker in her 40s though she honestly doesn't look over 30 arrived at work in tears today. 2 yrs ago her only child moved from their home state...
    thankfullykinderfree thankfullykinderfree 66-70, F 1 Response Sep 17

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    I think people who take drugs are losers. I don't have a problem with people drinking alcohol, but getting drunk only makes you look dumb. It's embarrassing to see someone like...
    jerseyjade jerseyjade 16-17, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am a teenager, I have never been offered drugs. If I were offered drugs I would say no. I don't believe in lowering my standards.
    Aepeth Aepeth 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    I am living in Northern England, rapidly approaching the age of 35, depressed that I've never been able to have a real social life. The problem is that I'm still living with my...
    CodemonkeyNE CodemonkeyNE 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    I am an only child to a strong willed and beautiful mother who has endured many hardships throughout her life. Almost from Day 1, my mom has played both parental roles, and with a...
    olinor olinor 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I have a friend, who I will call Melissa (not her real name) who has more than her share of challenges in life. I have known her most of my life as we attended the same grade...
    ginger1979 ginger1979 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    My mother-in-law is by far the most selfish and self-centered person I have ever met. She was a horrible mother who led by the example of denial and co-dependency. She never taught...
    notahater16 notahater16 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 16

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    LIFE THROWS ITS CURVE BALLS. WHAT DO YOU DO? JUST LAY DOWN AND PLAY DEAD, OR JUMP BACK ON THE HORSE AGAIN, AND KEEP RIDING........... AFTER SOME PEOPLE HAVE ALL READY TRIED (DRUGS...
    sweetc123 sweetc123 36-40 3 days ago

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    I'm a wordy girl - I apologize in advance.... In my college English class my Prof asked us to write about the thing that scared us most in the world. I wrote about being afraid I...
    annaj5 annaj5 31-35 4 days ago

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    I hate visiting her. But she is really almost terminally sick. This woman is very negative and draining. Any advice on having limited contact with a mother who is gravely ill? She...
    milanmilan milanmilan 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    Looking for a Mother Who wants to carry life in side of her. I can not talk much because they will take my post down but if you are interested let me know. Would prefer if you are...
    BenC1989 BenC1989 22-25, M Sep 7