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I Im A Recovery Drug Addict

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    Sometimes I just wish when I was doing heroin that I would have just overdosed so I wouldn't have to deal with all of life's problems
    Matty420 Matty420 26-30, M Mar 12, 2013

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    My Life

    God has delivered me from drugs and set me free!
    dhudson dhudson 41-45, F Apr 2, 2012

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    Being married to a drug addicted husband. I keep trying to get away and it seems impossible. He is very smart. He has two masters degrees. We are both in our early forties. He...
    angeline12 angeline12 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am in a terrible situation and I could really use some emotional support. My husband is an addict. Alcohol, drugs, sex, you name it. It's like he has a hole inside that he...
    Rmhkp2 Rmhkp2 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I had been through serious depression because I'm this person who is always alone. I'm new to this place and people don't really accept to be with someone like me. I'm from India...
    Snapback77 Snapback77 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am just now looking at my addiction. I have been clean for four years. After 10 years on the street, selling my body, 5 years in prison, and waking up one morning asking myself...
    fayeunold fayeunold 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I met my the most perfect guy in november 2013. I was 14 and a freshman at that time. He was a junior in a relationship with this girl. He was so cute and so funny, we always...
    mjglynn mjglynn 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    175 days clean and sober today! im 20 and been using since 15 and though its hard i never thought it was possible. To anyone struggling with addiction in any field stay positive...
    dansimpson40 dansimpson40 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    when you start looking on the ground for little peices that fell, just to get high I'm disappointed in myself. #addiction
    calibuds calibuds 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    The party is over, Although it never begun. I waited for you to get sober, But it's like looking for rainbows in the sun. There are glimpses of hope, But reality is I've lost you...
    itiswhatitis987 itiswhatitis987 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    You're ruining your life! I can't stop you :( why can't you just stop this behavior??? You're losing everything. Piece by piece, everyone is giving up, do you really love this drug...
    itiswhatitis987 itiswhatitis987 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I would never admit it to people I actually know but I have known for a while that I have a problem. Its weird to talk about and I doubt anyone cares but I am going to talk about...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am new here. I have read a few posts and seems people on here are pretty young. In sharing, I am in my 50s. I want to share that I just lost my mother a few years ago and...
    southsioux7 southsioux7 56-60, F Nov 19

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    I have an addiction , I shall not disclose what it is but to me its like alcohol, its my drug. I take a sip of the wine and it feels good , amazing , the adrenaline of doing it . I...
    NERDYGIRL101 NERDYGIRL101 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    December 18. Staying Open to Our Feelings. Many of us have gotten so good at following the "don't feel" rule that we can try to talk ourselves out of having feelings, even in...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

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    December 6. Letting Go of Shame. Many of us were victimized, sometimes more than once. We may have been physically abused, sexually abused, or exploited by the addictions of...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 6

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    November 29. Step Twelve. The Twelfth Step says that having had a spiritual awakening, we try to carry this message to others. Our message is one of hope, love, comfort, health...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 29

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    I write this with my own experience in mind, I do not judge anyone yet I will 'preach' about how addiction can ruin your quality of life. I have struggled with opiates, but...
    TheCoitalQueen TheCoitalQueen 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    Not really addicted but I do love it. Truthfully its all a fantasy. Nothing "fulfilling" about it. "Shadows and Dust"
    LiGHTBULB91 LiGHTBULB91 22-25, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    December 11. Affirmations. One of our choices in recovery is choosing what we want to think - using our mental energy positively. Positive mental energy, positive thinking, does...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F a week ago

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    You can always tell which people have an addict and which people have never done drugs or never been addicted the people who say just say no and it's ok it's easy you can do it, or...
    crazybeautiful26 crazybeautiful26 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    My dad was a coke head / crack addict . So that's why I hate drugs . I'm not going to be hypocritical I have smoked pot before but liked it alittle to much which is why I stopped I...
    Delusionalkrysti Delusionalkrysti 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I am in recovery from very recently being addicted to painkillers
    ronpoooo ronpoooo 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hate addiction, I've seen it destroy a lot of good people but I've also seen people that where able to put their lives back together. My best friend since I was 11 started...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    December 5. Difficult People. Few things can make us feel crazier than expecting something from someone who has nothing to give. Few things can frustrate us more than trying to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 5

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    I am so addicted and have been back on this **** for the last maybe month. Most of the time. There is so much missing from my memory. I know there was one week where I only slept...
    transformerman transformerman 22-25 a week ago

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    November 22. The Magic of Gratitude and Acceptance. Gratitude and acceptance are two magic tricks available to us in recovery. No matter who we are, where we are, or what we have...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 22

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    November 24. Surrender. Surrender means saying, "Okay, God. I'll do whatever You want." Faith in the God of our recovery means we trust that, eventually, we'll like doing that...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 24

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    December 4. Letting Go. "How much do we need to let go of?" a friend asked one day. "I'm not certain," I replied, "but maybe everything." Letting go is a spiritual, emotional...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    December 7. When the Time is Right. There are times when we simply do not know what to do, or where to go, next. Sometimes these periods are brief, sometimes lingering. We can...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 7

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    I wake to the cold; another day, The weather not the cause of my way, I'm sore, tired; I'm here but I'm not, Not unusual at my regular spot. They know I like whiskey, they think I...
    MDaddysGirlM MDaddysGirlM 22-25, F Dec 7

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    December 10. Empowerment. You can think. You can make good decisions. You can make choices that are right for you. Yes, we all make mistakes from time to time. But we are not...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 10

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    December 14. Clear Thinking. Strive for clear thinking. Many of us have had our thinking clouded by denial. Some of us have even lost faith in ourselves because we've spent a...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    December 15. Feelings. It's okay to have and feel our feelings - all of them. Years into recovery, we may still be battling with ourselves about this issue. Of all the...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    Today is day #1 of recovery.
    nataliemedic nataliemedic 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    December 17. Nurturing Ourselves. Many of us have been so deprived of nurturing that we think it's silly or self-indulgent. Nurturing is neither silly nor self-indulgent; it's how...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    I really don't understand how people can try something knowing that it's highly addictive. I AM fascinated tho when I see before and after photos of meth, and crack addicts. I...
    UnfortunateCookie UnfortunateCookie 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    I have seen what drugs and alcohol can do to a family firsthand. My father was an alcoholic, and as a result, my brother and I never got close to him. It puts a lot of strain on...
    Blujay02 Blujay02 16-17, F Nov 19

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    Why do I get high? I don't even like it Anymore It's pretty stupid Inhaling smoke To warp your mind Entangle your thoughts I guess I'm stupid For smoking weed Or maybe everyone...
    nogoodnamesleft26 nogoodnamesleft26 16-17, T Nov 19

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    Honestly, for me, beer taste bad. Like, seriously I can't even finish a 24oz. I see my friends drink it as if it were water. I don't know why people drink it excessively or are...
    Dkdjd Dkdjd 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 24

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    lol I'm not addict to drugs or anything but I loveeeeee corn starch
    GoldenJay GoldenJay 16-17, F Nov 24

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    So I got in a car accident recently and of course when your in pain a doctors prescribes medication to help. Well I hate being prescribed medication because in my house it has to...
    WhoseMe WhoseMe 18-21, F Dec 1

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    Well that's not true. I have one. And when I don't get a fix. I go through deep with drawls. My drug of choice ? Is you!! I miss you so very much sweetheart !!!!!! :-)) :-((
    Leeza1964 Leeza1964 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    To be honest, and I'll be honest. I used to smoke marijuana and I do admit I got addicted to it and I realized that anytime I didn't get my daily dose of it, I'd become so anxious...
    Kelly910 Kelly910 16-17, F Nov 21

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    when i was small at the age of 10 i decided not to do any smoking or any other bad things But when i reached teenage and was very socialize.Most of my friends were smokers ,they...
    vicky1995xx vicky1995xx 18-21, M Nov 23

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