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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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    Hey so I'm 18 fresh out of high school and I just began college, a little over 2 years ago I met a guy I fell for almost instantly. This relationship began when I was a Junior in...
    mg1418 mg1418 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    This is my ongoing life , unfolding on EP . My son was released from jail yesterday , after family and friends did what they could to help . Instead of coming to our house to be...
    chris121458 chris121458 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 3

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    I have been with my boyfriend for over two years. He was a serious drug addict in the past (shooting up morphine) but since I've met him he only does tabs and anxiety pills. He was...
    superhaley superhaley 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    People that ask me what does heroin feel like, it's like asking someone how you feel after one beer. .. Actually this is an obvious question but it's not what you might think. Let...
    Faresshashem Faresshashem 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 2

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    I need somewhere to vent, so I figured this could be a good start.. So here it goes. I was in a relationship with an heroin addict. (Was- because I ended it today.) He has been...
    candykay23 candykay23 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I grew up with a family that has many addictions. Currently my step father is a meth addict and my little sister is addicted to Zanex
    dreaminghope dreaminghope 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    Hi everyone, five years ago I met the love of my life. It was one of those times when I wasn´t looking to meet anyone and then this man, this wonderful, funny, intelligent man...
    littlemissworried littlemissworried 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    My mum is addicted, it's ruining her life
    HandsomePrince1 HandsomePrince1 16-17, M Oct 5

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    This is my first time doing anything like this. I have recently found out that my husband has been smoking heroin. Words can't even describe all the emotions that have come with...
    kdurgin11 kdurgin11 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    I have a blog covering my experiences of living with an addict and then struggling to live without him after he overdosed ... rebecca87.blog.com Just in case it helps anyone x
    B876 B876 22-25 1 Response 3 days ago

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    He's someone I can't get out of my head. I have no romantic feelings for him but we are tied deeply by the bonds of comradeship and like mindedness. But latey he's lost himself. I...
    TaleOfTwoMinds TaleOfTwoMinds 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    My God that was hard to write , you see my son over dosed today . I don't know how I didn't accept the signs , or at least do something other than nothing . Other than always...
    chris121458 chris121458 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 1

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    Well tomorrow my wife and I meet my son and sign the power of attorney so we will have legal custody of our granddaughter . This past weekend I dismantled my office at our home and...
    chris121458 chris121458 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 8

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    I wish you could stop because I feel like you are slowly killing me too. You lie about it to my face and it makes me sick. I'm going to have to let you go because you can't stop...
    H3lt3rSk3lt3r H3lt3rSk3lt3r 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    It still hurts when I think too much and I remember my life before. I've been going to group meetings and they sort of help but its hard to talk about it with people I don't know...
    VanValentina VanValentina 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 13

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    I need to talk to someone about my parters Herion habit.
    flosserette flosserette 18-21, F Oct 15

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    I need to talk to someone about my partners heroin habit.
    flosserette flosserette 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 15

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    He's relapsed. He does every time we break up. I thought I had grown enough to see it coming this time. It breaks my heart watching him go through this. I want so desperately to...
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I've been dating him for about two years now. I was 19 when we met. When we first started dating I had no clue he had a problem until 3 or 4 months in. We were sitting in his...
    KP127127 KP127127 18-21 Oct 7

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    The difficult real truth is that you are unable to locate your way back to sobriety by yourself. Only a few drug addicts can defeat the habit without signing up for some type of...
    Michael9785swb7 Michael9785swb7 31-35, M Oct 15

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    I'm not really sure where to start but I'm 25 with 4 children. My oldest adopted because his mother (my sister) was a heroin addict. My middle children are twins I had with my ex...
    nicolepazder nicolepazder 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Since early teenage years I have had problems. Trying to commit suicide many times, I needed love and affection, so I had few boyfriends, they all slept over with my friends. So I...
    neverneverknow neverneverknow 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I am no longer addicted :) but I used to be addicted to prescription painkillers. I was 15. I would steal pills from parents, siblings, grandparents, basically anyone who had any...
    francake16 francake16 16-17, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Being in this recovery program in Washington State has been a very profound experience. I am exploring my mind now without the help of psychedelic drugs and pot( in a state that...
    immortalblight immortalblight 22-25 Oct 5

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    October 21. Financial Responsibility. "When I began recovery from chemical dependency, I had to face my money mess stone cold sober, and I really had a mess," said one woman. "I...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    In case you have lately received a DUI cost and are searching for a sober residing, contact SRC today. Their sober dwelling facility could be a practical Device in stopping you...
    Daniel4318ipw6 Daniel4318ipw6 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 6

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    I've had my times with substance abuse from chocolate to cigarettes, from marijuana to LSD and a phew pharmaceutical and mazturbation (ahem). I believe that addictions can be...
    slipdasystem slipdasystem 18-21, M Oct 6

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    September 27. Temporary Setbacks. Sometimes, after we begin recovery, things in our life seem to get worse for a time. Our finances, our relationships, or our health may seem to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 27

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    Dr prescribed Rx arent always the way to go- if you have read my other experiences you know i started using drugs at a young age. age11 when i started experimenting in OTC...
    snelletrail snelletrail 22-25, F Oct 15

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    October 3. Getting Through the Discomfort. "Surrender to the pain. Then learn to surrender to the good. It's there and more is on the way." —Beyond Codependency Our goal in...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Oct 3

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    Hi I'm madz, short for maddie and also my street name. This is my story, pretty much my life so far...so far I've done a good job of messing my life up. I'm currently 14...when I...
    madzbitch madzbitch 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    October 2. Coping with Families. There are many paths to self-care with families. Some people choose to sever connections with family members for a period of time. Some people...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    My story is both simple and complicated at the same time, but I will try to explain it as best as I can. I claimed the title Straight Edge in 2012, but was drug and alcohol free...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 25

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    I, like many people these days, have found myself caught up in p*rn. I didn't mean to do it, and I didn't realize what it was until it was too late and I was already in. I have...
    disneyalltheway disneyalltheway 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 29

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    Ok I'm addicted to ear piercing still ,all male guy 39 .I have try a lot of times to let my ears closed up .But I just cannot do it and i have to go put a earring back in just to...
    earringman earringman 36-40, M 13 hrs ago

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    October 11. Recovery. How easy it is to blame our problems on others. "Look at what he's doing." . . . "Look how long I've waited." . . . "Why doesn't she call?" . . . "If only he...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Oct 11

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    October 19. Our Good Points. "What's a codependent? The answer's easy. They're some of the most loving, caring people I know." —Beyond Codependency We don't need to limit an...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    who the hell invented drugs and alcohol?
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I don't get why I get mocked and ridiculed just by avoiding drugs, alcohol and smoking.
    RevSnowfox RevSnowfox 26-30, M 7 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Well, this is sad but true. When I was young, under 18, I smoked pot a few times but had never even seen cocaine, heroin, meth or any of the other hardcore stuff. With the...
    QuickandtheDead QuickandtheDead 46-50, M Oct 6

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    It's amazing how the mind works. I've been dealing with many addictions though out my life and after dealing with one I think I'm done. Then another appears, it's like I can only...
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 15

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    It's weird cause I've never really been addicted to anything ever. But I'm addicted to coffee and I'm getting addicted to drugs. And that scares me. Because one slows your heart...
    acorn288 acorn288 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    So many people think it is cool or normal to drink and do drugs these days when they go out or have fun. It worries me how normal this has actually become. If you’re not into...
    chloeforever chloeforever 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 26

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    I met my husband 10 years ago, he is divorced and so am I. He has 2 children from a previous marriage and I had none. We then had our daughter now 8. My step daughter is 21 and...
    fleezz fleezz 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 3

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