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I Have An Addictive Personality

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    What Have You Got?

    I'll chase you all over town *****, you know I'll catch you in the end. Do you have any new "Friends"? I'm always open to new "Friendships" you know? You don't look so good in the morning time baby, so let's just wait for sun to go down and I'll look you up...
    Miserablistbboygothslut Miserablistbboygothslut 31-35, M 21 Responses Aug 31, 2008

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    I don't get new hobbies,

    I get new obsessions. When I latch onto something, I can't help but do it wholeheartedly until the next thing comes along. I got into making beaded earrings and bought dozens of packs of beads. I was curious about loom bands and ended up with a carrier bag full. I bought every...
    crochetedgirl crochetedgirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    With that being said,

    I can be completely into a guy and just as quickly walk away. Is it the Gemini in me? Am I the only one. It's not with just with men but with friends, TV, food, activities, pretty much anything.
    angie0222 angie0222 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 15

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    Some People Are Just Wired Different....

        Sometimes I wonder why I lack the self control that seems innate in most people...  I've been addicted to alot of things for most of my life.  Some of my addictions are worse than others... I've "kicked" a few, but at the same time there's a...
    Babalon Babalon 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 17, 2008

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    Unstable

    I recently graduated from high school and have an extremely addictive personality. Be it stimulants, depressants, psychedelics, etc; it doesn't matter, but stimulants are my real achilles heal. I dont even know what to describe as my addiction because there is no one substance or...
    litup litup 18-21 3 Responses Aug 18, 2008

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    Everything New I Try I Get Addicted to

    Now I am addicted to you Ep ..........you are stuck with me for life.......: ) Not that it's a bad thing.......
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F May 7, 2008

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    Made my drink a little too strong!

    *shivers* Who says it's too strong?! ☺️
    Wifeneedingimprovements Wifeneedingimprovements 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I take benadryl every night.

    I know I don't actually need it, but I feel like I do.
    marleigh93 marleigh93 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 26

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    I miss hurting myself

    so much and I don't know if I can bear it much longer. It's been awhile since I've done it, but I just have such a strong urge to do so again. Any advice?! I need help.
    kelly1796 kelly1796 18-21, F Nov 20

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    Yeahhhhh.... It's a horrible quality about me.

    I find I get addicted to anything and everything so fast. From small things to like biting my nails and caffeine to larger things like nicotine and alcohol. Like when I first smoke I was hooked and couldn't stop and drinking every time I drink since I first ever drank I was...
    BandsAndNyc BandsAndNyc 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 19

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    Addiction To Addiction

    I have been through many addictions and only quit one when engaged in another! I am an Alcoholic, though currently not drinking; a compulsive gambler, though too broke to gamble currently; battled a sex addiction through my teens; had an addiction to pain killers while...
    DDSJ DDSJ 46-50 Jul 7, 2010

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    The walking dead American horror story How I

    met your mother Orange juice
    TheUglyBelle TheUglyBelle 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    Strange Urge

    EP, as I understand it, is a tool people use to cope with loss. Perhaps that's why I'm always on here. It's strange, I'm sitting here out by the balcony and all I can think about is the craziest urge to just jump over, just to imagine what it's like even for a split second to be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 15, 2013

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    Addicted

    I get addicted to habits.  This includes tv shows I watch, video games I play, and just routines I fall into. I am also addicted to sex.  Plain and simple.  I'm not just horny, because sometimes I jerk off or watch **** when I'm not even horny.  That's an...
    flirtswithdisaster flirtswithdisaster 26-30, M 12 Responses Aug 18, 2007

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    From class clown. To stoner.

    To role player. To basket case. To drunk. To codependant. To bi. To polyamorous. Yep addictive. Escapes. Or obsessive about escaping. Lol.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    I have an addictive personality.

    I get easily addicted to people, not exactly attached but addicted. Like if I talk to someone I just met And I think there pretty cool, I'll want to talk to them every day or hangout everyday. Same with my best friends, I talk to them every day and see them almost everyday. If I...
    iamj iamj 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    Everyone in my family has an addictive

    personality. Starting with my dad and alcohol; and ending with my baby sister and glitter. I always thought I'd beat the odds of my family, but it seems I'm just as bad, sometimes I feel like I'm worse.
    TheUglyBelle TheUglyBelle 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    I feel as though I can get addicted to anything,

    especially things that people say "you can't get addicted to that" about. You can get addicted to ANYTHING, and in the past I've proved that. Over the summer I was addicted to every and anyway of self harm that I could come up with, without causing noticeable damage. I mean, I...
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    Two days after bouts of binge drinking,

    I was brought to a moment of realisation from the embarrassment of my own actions. The mood attained through the fine enticement of a massive hangover. The truth of my addictive & impulsive personality. At this very moment of realisation, I thought about the infinite energy...
    elektricfeather elektricfeather 26-30, M Jan 29

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    I was an alcoholic in the past.

    I don't necessarily consider myself a recovered alcoholic because I can have the occasional drink and control myself, unlike before. I got my depression treated and it's been all good. I was also really addicted to weed for years...and tried almost every drug, luckily only a few...
    MommySarah79 MommySarah79 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 8

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    Dirty laundry time...

    ... Not necessarily full on addictions...some yes some no... and in no particular order EP. This is my third or fourth account. I am on top of this now. I limit my circle. Alcohol...I am a recovering alcoholic. FB. Two accounts...no chance addicted. Recreational drugs...
    87Steph 87Steph 26-30, F 4 Responses May 4

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    There aren't many things

    that make me happy, feel good, or that i care about. The things that do though i keep around
    williamM92 williamM92 22-25, M Sep 23

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    Addiction runs in my family,

    in one form or another – typically many forms at once. On my bio mother's side, every person is addicted to many somethings. It was such a natural part of their lives, they didn't see anything wrong with sharing it all with their children. Before I was 11, I'd had alcohol...
    Aurinne Aurinne 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    *sigh*.. Yeaa

    Sometimes it ticks me off how people just don't get that I don't like being liked so much. I'm just very outwardly happy and inwardly upset.. it's how I roll. People need to realize that I'm not a nice person and liking means you're gonna get hurt.
    Veronica4 Veronica4 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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    I'm not currently addicted to anything

    but I'm a very confused girl and I have this problem where I am constantly trying to figure the world out. All it does is have me turning in circles. But when I'm on drugs (which is not often at all) everything in my life and the world just seems to make perfect sense! I have no...
    Alliemakallie Alliemakallie 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    But I've never been addicted to drugs!

    lol But I tend to get addicted to certain things, I let it consume me. My husband, bless his heart, always tries to remind me to keep things in balance. I tend to get single-minded about things... and I just want to explore all there is in that... and then other important...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Things I'm Addicted to

    Nicotine- I started smoking when i was 12 (now 21) and i swear i was instantly hooked. I tried it one day just because i was bored, my parent's weren't home and i decided to try it, see what it was like...before i knew it i was stealing ciggarettes from them on a daily basis...
    prplfae prplfae 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2009

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    If I start a television show,

    or a series of books or a movie series I get completely engrossed. I watched the entirety of Supernatural in about two weeks. We're talking seasons 1-7 on Netflix. I did nothing but watch. I watched the entirety of Brothers an Sisters in a week, seasons 1-5. I become so involved...
    Tayelo3 Tayelo3 22-25, F Dec 3, 2013

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    I don't do drugs and I'm careful

    because I know If I do I likely won't be able to stop.
    persononinternet persononinternet 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    I get so addicted to things.

    I have never tried drugs in fear that I would even get addicted to them. I become overbearing and full on and because of that I push people away and then because I push people away I cling even more. I get addicted to people as well if I like them then I almost need to talk to...
    Gaffa1234 Gaffa1234 22-25, F Apr 22

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    I Obsess

    When ever I do something, I obsess over it, it becomes really important and I am addicted to it. I dream about it, I can't stop talking about it, I can't stop thinking about it ...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    I just found the right doctors

    for my true ailments. While this sounds like I'm replacing one drug with another, then remember that my health issues and medications are not your business. We do what we can to live happily. We relapse, we learn from our mistakes. Many drugs are nutritious for the mind, body...
    Aguynamedbill Aguynamedbill 31-35, M Mar 4

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    Doesn't Everyone?

    I can't imagine people that don't get addicted? I mean how do they do it? I have struggled with one form of addition or another my whole life...sugar, T.V., boys, cigaretts, alcohol, drugs, men, sex....the list goes on. I am just addicted to pleasure anything that changes the way...
    alicia2316 alicia2316 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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    I get addicted to so many different things

    so easily! Whether it's people, partying, or even my current chosen career (nursing). I have to isolate myself a lot so I don't get addicted...lol.
    courtneyyyx331 courtneyyyx331 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    I Hate It

    I can't just like something in life, oh no I have to get full on addicted to it! I think for me it's all a part of having borderline personality. All or nothing baby!
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 29, 2011

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    More More More

    when i am drawn to something thats it i get almost obsessive about keeping it in my life, I don't do some drugs at all because I am scared to death of what would happen if I did, it seems i have way too many crutches to fall back on It is very scary
    sweetstacey sweetstacey 26-30, F Aug 2, 2008

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    Why I Never

    I never tried hard drugs. I figured that with my addictive personality..that I would get hooked right away. Which I don't need. I have enough crap I'm "addicted" to....sex, gambling, food. I sure as hell don't need something that could potentially kill me AND what makes you...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 14, 2012

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    AaronLA AaronLA 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    An addictive personality is a blessing

    and a curse. At times, it can help a person excel in their career, their education, or a hobby. However, if you get addicted to the wrong things, life may be a fast downward spiral.
    thecellist thecellist 18-21, F Jul 17

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    Pit Bull-like

    For as long as I can remember, I've been a bit obsessed and addictive in almost all that I do.  I've been compared to pit bulls in that when I have an idea or an opinion or something I really like or want to do, I grab on and will not let go for the life of me.  This...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 30, 2008

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    I get addicted to everything,

    & I mean everything. I started drinking when I was 13. I've been addicted to people, self harm, eating disorders, bingeing, cigarettes, pain pills, cocaine, ************, running, energy drinks/coffee, amphetamines, and any other illicit behavior. My psychology background makes...
    nonamenofacenolife nonamenofacenolife 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I have been a heroin addict

    for 7 years straight, I stopped using 7 days ago, started to go to NA meetings, and it is a COMPLETELY DIFFERENT WORLD. I hope they can help me learn how to even live sober.
    flufballs2 flufballs2 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 26

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    :( Zero Moderation!!

    Hello everyone. My name is Jake and I'm a 23 year old Audio/Video student. I long for moderation in life, but cannot seem to break my living habits. I used to smoke marijuana with my cigarettes, and I had a very hard time stopping for probation after a horrible accident I was in...
    jcmiller16879 jcmiller16879 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 29, 2013

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    Life Is a Vicious Cycle

    Sometimes it feels like life is stuck in a continuous loop. Some people "loop" different things. I loop addictions. I pick them up quite quickly and easily. I'd like to explore these, and see if I can learn from them by seeing common links. The first addiction to come...
    BunnyButt BunnyButt 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2007

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    I'd like to imagine my personality is addictive

    because after people have met me a first time usually we hit it off and become friends! It has been difficult to make friends in the past because I have been too shy to go up to people but I just act like me with all my crazy weird humour and all! I am quite proper so I assume...
    Shiznitone Shiznitone 22-25, M Jun 17

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