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I Have An Addiction

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    Opiate Wthdrawal...Peeling This Goddamned Monkey Off Of My Back. - I am on day 4 of a detox from opiate pain medication. I have been using opiates somewhat regularly for many years...
    brokendownengine brokendownengine 31-35 3 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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    Idk how to start this but I'm just going to put it straight forward. I have a ************/**** addiction.. Growing up I never thought ************ as often as I did was an issue...
    madetodie madetodie 18-21, M Mar 14

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    My Pathetic Addiction - I feel so stupid..I don't even know how this is an addiction..but it seems like it....or maybe more of an obsession/ turning into depression...maybe now I'm...
    beautifuleyes13 beautifuleyes13 22-25, F Feb 8, 2013

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    How To Set Your Addiction On Pauze And Control It - I'm starting to develop an addiction for writing. This story is not only going to be about writing addiction, but in general...
    kemi8698 kemi8698 22-25, F Jun 5, 2012

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    I am strangely, to the point of dangerously, obsessed with triggering emotions in others. The more rage the better. I am addicted to seeing that shift in someone's eyes. And I need...
    Akurou Akurou 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Addictions""""""""" - A shot to kill to the pain a purge to stop the gain an addictions an addiction cause it always hurt the same.
    Imstarvingmyself Imstarvingmyself 13-15, F Jul 29, 2013

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    I Decided I Have To Quit Meth - i don't know how long it will last but i'm going to sure as hell try. it's because of a guy i've decided to quit. which isn't smart, quitting for...
    Spilled Spilled 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2013

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    Too Scared To Admit It - I sit in a dark corner of my special place and enter into a different world, my own world, a world where i know i belong...my heart starts beating fast...
    ufutaa ufutaa 18-21, F Jun 10, 2012

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    Hydocodone Addiction - I have been using opiate painkillers regularly for awhile and it just started spiraling out of control. It is always some substance or another with me, but...
    brokendownengine brokendownengine 31-35 2 Responses Dec 31, 2012

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    I'm An Addict - I am an addict. I also suffer from depression. I fell in love with anything that will take me away from myself. I hate this life I am living. I have today clean...
    Onesecond Onesecond 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2012

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    I Stopped Opiate Addiction In 8 Hours With No Withdrawal. - The first 12 days are the hardest. Vomiting, diarrhea, whole-body itch and pain, running nose, tearing, hot and cold...
    hankojedi hankojedi 46-50, M Nov 3, 2012

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    I always say I won't do this anymore but when push comes to shove I give into my addiction. Everyday it's the same thing over and over.... I wait until my iPhone battery life is at...
    xMissTix xMissTix 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    I Have An Addiction, But It Isn'T A Normal Addiction... - I have an addiction to making people feel sorry for me, for thinking of me, for making my problems ten times moreover than...
    CharmedAmour CharmedAmour 22-25, F 4 Responses May 24, 2013

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    I Think I'm Addicted To Food - I've always had a pretty odd relationship with food. Since childhood, I've loved it. More than I should've, and I've carried it on into adulthood...
    ashsmash1993 ashsmash1993 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2012

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    I think I have an addiction anyways. To be honest I'm not sure yet. I know its weird saying your not sure yet but I'll explain. For some reason from when I was really really little...
    ImYourLady ImYourLady 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    My Addiction - I have an addiction to ************. i hate it so much, i feel like its controling me. there are so many youth in my church who look up to me and i feel so...
    anonimouse anonimouse 19-21 5 Responses Feb 14, 2008

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    Addction - Ever since i got the best of my addiction, i haven't felt that anything has had any power over me ever again. I had an addiction, but now with my strength i no longer...
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 10 Responses Feb 14, 2010

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    Five Years And Counting. - My addiction. It started when i was 11. I am now 16. I cut myself. Everywhere. Its not something i can stop in a couple days. Its something that has been...
    xsempiternxl xsempiternxl 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2013

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    As far back as I able to remember I've had a serious problem.. I cant seem to cont
    ilikewinter13 ilikewinter13 18-21, M Mar 27

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    Hey I just wanna say about my experience. I have Trichotillomania which is a condition where you pull out your eyelashes. It was when I was in about year 4/5 of primary school and...
    Cookzie Cookzie 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Synthetic Marijuana Is Ruining My Life - This stuff is awful. I learned my lessons about addiction as a teen and went most my adult life staying away from addictions. I'm addicted...
    rayn1784 rayn1784 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 25, 2013

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    Pain - I don't know where I'm going in life but it sure seems to be a painful trip. I've faced chemical addictions and depression. Still have days and nights of despair. That aside...
    Ormes Ormes 51-55 2 Responses Feb 23, 2013

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    The Addiction...the View...the Confusion - Latly drugs have been in my life pretty heavily. I wish I could actually say that I like doing them, or actually feel better when I do. I...
    powerinthepeace powerinthepeace 22-25, F 9 Responses May 11, 2012

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    I am an addict. but it is not drugs, it is not alcohol (though i think i might drink too much) and its not smoking. I am addicted to people. I crave people. I am alone, I am...
    confused623 confused623 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I have an addiction to alcohol and food. They are my two comforts. When something goes wrong, those are the two things I turn too. My friends know. They always sit me down for...
    NobodyLikeYou NobodyLikeYou 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    To skittles.........................
    shhhhitsasecret shhhhitsasecret 13-15, F Mar 14

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    I Am Addicted To Soap. - I don't know what it is but I buy soap like I'm stocking up for the end of the world. Right now I have over 20 unopened bars of soap and I just bought more...
    MadlynBeau MadlynBeau 26-30, F Aug 8, 2013

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    Pain Killers - It started when I was thirteen. All my friends were doing it. It was the so called thing to do. I had been smoking weed since I was eleven already and was used to...
    taylorcharest taylorcharest 18-21, F 4 Responses May 3, 2010

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    I'm addicted to an alternate reality that I've been creating for myself since I was a kid. I'm so wrapped up in it at times that it keeps me from my responsibilities in real life...
    1lostsinner2 1lostsinner2 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    Path Of Destruction - everytime i drink or do drugs i usually wake up with nothing but ruins around me and a lot of angry messages, and thats when i dont wake up in jail.  i know...
    Surrealist12 Surrealist12 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 20, 2012

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    I am addicted to wanking!i ********** all the time!love it!
    me001468 me001468 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 7

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    Not Your Normal Addiction - my addicction is not normal, ten again addictions arnt norma. I eat my feet, the skin, the blood, i just cant stop. am i alone????????
    Corimem Corimem 13-15 1 Response Sep 2, 2013

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    A Testimony Of Freedom - This man is named Tyler, and he is not me. I thought his story may help others.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 5, 2013

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    I So Need Help! - We are so slow at work today and between EP and email we are all playing this freakin' penguin game. Just check out the link below and you'll understand! There...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 33 Responses Dec 28, 2007

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    Santa Cristina - not a religious addiction,god no,nothing so mundane.Its coffee.Where i live you can buy a brand of coffee bean called Santa Cristina,and when i say its the best...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 21, 2013

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    Ed All My Life. - I've had eating disorders my whole life.  Just read my profile and it will explain it all...I was even on deaths bed before and I still relapsed back into...
    Christina3 Christina3 22-25, F Apr 2, 2010

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    Mika sadly it is uncurable
    WonderinginWV WonderinginWV 13-15, F Mar 30

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    LIVIN On a Cocktail of Cocaine and Booze - l'm livin my life on a cocktail of cocaine and booze.  Its ruining my life.  I want to stop but i just can't.  I spend...
    Asiah Asiah 16-17, F 2 Responses May 12, 2008

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    Everynight I lay in bed and say never again. "Tomorrow will be different" but no..it's always the same, it never stops, I'm worthless, I can see how my friends are so happy and I'm...
    tnbc12 tnbc12 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Hey Everyone.... Catch Up Time.... - Hey Guys, I know I haven't been on in a long time, I wish I was! So I'm half way through my C&A Group and I have been doing awesome...
    teeheartmarie teeheartmarie 22-25, F Jan 12, 2013

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    I'm addicted to several things . Not drugs but mostly sex and reality . I won't stop wondering about the insanity of this world and people in general . I also lust over sex . I'm...
    LostN2Worlds LostN2Worlds 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    Realization - I have to realize that I am a diphenhydramine addict. I take benadryls everyday to sleep and stay asleep. I have withdrawal when I don't take it for a few days. I...
    HazelEyedWolf HazelEyedWolf 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2013

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    My Addiction - I'm addicted to marijuana. Its been a year. But I have smoked before, for two years with my husband. Now deceased. I'm so far into my addiction. I don't know when to...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T Sep 1, 2013

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    Not Really A Healthy One - So last year I started self harming after a number of events and gradually became an addict. Those of you who are familiar with self harm know how...
    JJSapphire JJSapphire 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2013

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    Habitué Vs. Addict - Addiction is an extremely rare disease, I find that many people are often misdiagnosed with this fallacious condition. Most 'addicts' are able to function and...
    cowsunite cowsunite 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 22, 2013

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    Well here we are, I've been clean about 6 months and feel great. I'm almost 12 weeks pregnant & veryyy happy. The fiance' and my son are beyond excited about our new addition and...
    StephanieBri StephanieBri 22-25, F Apr 3

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    Today tomorrow yesterday's addiction, just pure divine A selfish man - Francis lung
    MysteriousButterfly MysteriousButterfly 18-21, F Mar 28

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    Think I might have an addiction to social network sites and wanting to become friends, maybe more with lesbian women.
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Mar 23

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    I miss him sometimes, its been nearly a year without my boys father and ex husband. Im still depressed unable to function at times I just cant believe what has become of him. I...
    swtgemini swtgemini 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    We've been married for almost a year. I love this man with all my heart its been like a yo-yo all of our relationship after we got married he stopped caring about anything I've...
    thankgodimloved thankgodimloved 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I smoked pot daily for over 6 years in an attempt to not deal with the trauma that I experience in my life. I lost my job, my friends and my will to even live. Anytime I had a...
    bellafyre bellafyre 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Hello. My name is Kaitlynn. I'm 18 years old, and have lost my parents to addiction. I was born illegitimate to a young couple in their mid-twenties. My dad was in a band he was...
    Erealia Erealia 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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