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I Im A Recovery Drug Addict

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

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    Im cali, im 16 years old, and i am a drug addict, i am addicted to the life style and i dont see myself ever getting out. Im trapped. It makes me feel so good, but at times it...
    Calihoffmanxd Calihoffmanxd 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I apologize in advance for grammar, i typed this on my phone. i have loved a drug addict for 5 years now. his drug of choice? the 30 mg roxycodone painkillers and now heroin.. we...
    tinkerbell1200 tinkerbell1200 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F Mar 27

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    My boyfriend used to be a drug addict. He said he used every drug in the books for a while and was addicted to heroine, but got clean a year ago. I know couple of days ago his...
    isobeljune isobeljune 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    My sister completed a 60 day stint in rehab and was just released this past Monday. She has had a long history with prescription pills but has never had the right treatment to deal...
    Anec233 Anec233 26-30, F Mar 21

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    I have a 2 year old with the love of my life. This is my first encounter with drug addiction of any kind. His choice is Rx pills, but I'm convinced it's progressed to heroin. We...
    AlmostWhole AlmostWhole 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    My ex husband of 15 years was a drug addict. Very hard to live with and love. I finally had to leave him ......in hope that he would get help and change for our children and myself...
    dawwnrenee dawwnrenee 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 8

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for about a year now. I knew from the beginning he struggled with a drug addiction, but I had no idea what I was getting into. We were only...
    Shelllbywilssson Shelllbywilssson 18-21, F Mar 30

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    15 years ago I met my husband, senior year of high school. I became pregnant with our oldest son 3 short months after we started dating (just after graduation). He was a raver...
    karieanne karieanne 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    My Husband is addicted to Cocaine. He's 12 years younger then me and we've been married since 1996, it was a happy marriage and we loved eachother up until a couple of years ago...
    VioletWatts61 VioletWatts61 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    My experience started a little over a year ago...my ex left me after 21 years of marriage and so with a hurt heart and a lonely disposition, I sought out a new mate...my addict. We...
    ACKKMK ACKKMK 41-45, F Apr 12

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    In complete denial....... Hello all. I have read many posts of yalls dealing with this issue. I came searching for answers and help/support because I feel very alone and scared. I...
    ashoryb ashoryb 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I am a meth addict. I've been to rehab twice. This second time was only a week ago. I am 30 days sober today. Before I relapsed I was clean for 8 months. I have been on dope since...
    morgannmckenna morgannmckenna 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 3

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    My husband and I have been married for 6 weeks now. I've loved him for 19 years though. Still just as much as I did when we met. He's been an addict his entire adult life. I...
    kct0314 kct0314 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    I've always been one to use in moderation. started with the whole raving and E and learning to shuffle on the weekends enjoying life... then losing party privileges cause i had to...
    destinyisfate destinyisfate 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    I've been married to a binge meth addict for almost 6 years. I just don't know what to do. He doesn't use everyday or even every week. He can go for long stretchs telling me and...
    brokenintexas brokenintexas 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 11

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    I was addicted to crack for about 5 yrs, been clean for 8 yrs now, quit cold turkey not easy withdrawls were massive but I did t!!!!!
    mcveypamela199 mcveypamela199 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I was addicted to crack for 5 yrs been clean for 8 yrs. now.
    bates2 bates2 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hello. I wrote a post in July about me and my husbands spiraling issue. His issue. I am so scared/worried because not much has changed since my last post. Things have taken a turn...
    roxio1983 roxio1983 22-25, F Mar 21

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    My partner of 20yrs has been through alcohol and marijuana dependencies, he now discovered synthetic marijuana and has become worse, although he believes it's better than alcohol...
    beebop01 beebop01 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    We have 6 children 1 grandchild and a 2nd grandchild on the way, the bills are swamping more and more each week, trying to talk to him is horrible, it gets worse week by week. I...
    beebop01 beebop01 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    My father was a drunk and a crackhead from the day he left the navy in 1981 to the day he died in may of 2013. My mother also dated a series of guys after my father how did crack...
    dacraww dacraww 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Has anyone ever loved someone recovering from heroin? My ex and I broke up recently because he's lost total sense of himself. He has been clean for 2 years (14 months of that in a...
    Girlonthemoon92 Girlonthemoon92 22-25 1 Response Apr 7

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    I'm getting so frustrated with these racing thoughts and not being able to focus. I guess I'm grateful I'm not sick or hungover today and that I have a solution. It can sure get...
    samuel0591 samuel0591 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm a mom of one child and one on the way. I have been married going on almost 5 yrs. ijb
    achingheart123 achingheart123 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    ... 7years later and here we are. I have to force myself to stay away from him because it is what's best for me and my kids, but I fear I'll always be lonely because I still love...
    YupThatsMee YupThatsMee 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I used to use meth and heroin habitually. I'm 4 years clean as of last month. A big part of this was avoiding the people I used with. I've heard it said, "A friend who gives you...
    OfFansAndFlames OfFansAndFlames 22-25 1 day ago

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F Mar 27

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    My 18 year old son is a drug addict. This is the 3rd time I have discovered he has been selling things from my house. The first time was half my jewelry. The second time was the...
    monposhie monposhie 51-55, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've been battling a meth addiction for awhile now I don't know what it is maybe it's the way it lifts me up makes me confident I don't even know anymore I started using 2 and a...
    nnawata nnawata 16-17, F Mar 22

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    March 30. Experiment. Experiment. Try something new. Try stepping out. We have been held back too long. We have held ourselves back too long. As children, many of us were...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Mar 30

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    April 7. Those Old Time Feelings. "I still have bad days. But that's okay. I used to have bad years." —Anonymous Sometimes, the old feelings creep back in. We may feel fearful...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Apr 7

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    April 9. Giving. Learning to be a healthy giver can be a challenge. Many of us got caught up in compulsive giving - charitable acts motivated by uncharitable feelings of guilt...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I am 22 years old but for 2 years now i have been addicted to alcohol. A year ago I started doing a simple upper ( drug ) and didnt realize how addicted i had become. Last month I...
    IndependentGrl IndependentGrl 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I am a 29 year old mother of two who is married to a man who has been self destructing for almost the entire last decade. When we met we were only 19 & I was too naive to see how...
    yogibird85 yogibird85 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    April 5. Detaching in Love. Detachment is a key to recovery from codependency. It strengthens our healthy relationships - the ones that we want to grow and flourish. It benefits...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Apr 5

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    Honestly, I think it is almost impossible not to get addicted to Adderall. It's the perfect drug: motivation, weight loss, better grades, increased dopamine, and it's much easier...
    xmer831x xmer831x 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    March 27. After-Burn. How could I do it? How could I say it? Even though I meant it, I still feel ashamed, guilty, and afraid. This is common reaction to new, exciting recovery...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    March 31. Finances. Taking financial responsibility for ourselves is part of recovery. Some of us may find ourselves in hard financial times for a variety of reasons. Our...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Mar 31

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    I have been dating my boyfriend for a little over a year and a half. I knew that before me he was a heroin addict for quite some time. He had been completely clean for a year and a...
    mcrabtree217 mcrabtree217 18-21, F Apr 3

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    Let me be clear about this. I ABSOLUTELY despise any sort of drug. Especially weed because everyone seems to think it's not bad, it won't affect you. It does. No one ever reads the...
    Kitzami Kitzami 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    i used to have addictions... but my ocd issues and i stopped pulling my hair out when i was high or intoxicated. im over my drug/alcohol addiction. but my ocd issues have come back...
    ArcusRain ArcusRain 13-15, F Apr 2

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    Where do I even start? First and foremost, I would like to just point out how similar these stories are: Started off as the answer to all problems... and then steadily destroyed...
    midasnemi midasnemi 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I want to talk about recovery. Being in recovery doesn't mean, you are always doing well. And that you don't think about your abortion. We can all have good days. Or we can have...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F Apr 6

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    Around my early time as a 16 year old I lost my best friend. I met him when I was 15 during summer camp and we bonded ever since. He didn't die though, my parents thought that he...
    HeyRainbow HeyRainbow 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've taken Adderall for nearly eight years. I want to quit so badly. I used to be fun and creative. I used to have friends. I used to love socializing. Adderall was a miracle when...
    Alanameyers89 Alanameyers89 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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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 6 days ago

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    I guess I shouldn't have been suprised when he texted me at 3, then again at 7:30 this morning instead of calling to talk like he said he wanted to. If he's not an alcoholic, he...
    Homemaker1987 Homemaker1987 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    I don't even know where to start. I had an adrenal tumor and before it was actually diagnosed, I had these horrible headaches. My primary care doctor referred me to a neurologist...
    misscarakitty misscarakitty 31-35, F Mar 24