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I Im A Recovery Drug Addict

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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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    Sometimes

    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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    I relapsed last night 😡 I'm so mad and frustrated at myself, for letting it happen, but my boyfriend really helped and supported me through the entire night and I feel closer to...
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 10 Responses Jul 15

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    Hi everyone, My first experimentation with any kind of drugs was when I was 14 on my birthday. My cousin gave me a blunt as a birthday gift... I had no addiction to it, but it...
    mladenok mladenok 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Hello I am the wife of a drug addict. We have been married for 2 years July 21st. I began to notice major changes in his behavior and mood changes. Also the way he was w me. He...
    CE21 CE21 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    Hello, everyone. My name's Evan and I'm a drug addict. It all started at the age of sixteen with cannabis and alcohol. Cannabis and alcohol are gateway drugs. If someone tells you...
    SuicideRedefined SuicideRedefined 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    It has been difficult. I come from drug addicted parents was abandoned and disappointed my entire life and unloved. So that makes it very difficult for me to understand because I...
    enki1770 enki1770 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Welp so it looks like I'm the first post here. *takes a deep breath* okay, so my mom who is now 37 years old is a drug addict, more specifically meth, speed, heroine and whatever...
    Cryingsmile Cryingsmile 16-17, T 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Feeling anxious...So much sadness this week with death due to drug use around my area. A guy I knew from high school, I hung with him once and he was very close to a few of my...
    sailed1316 sailed1316 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    oh withdrawals! i came back after work yesterday just to find him in the fetal position. it hurt me seeing him this way but i knew in my mind this was bound to happen. He ran out...
    lovelyytroubledsoul lovelyytroubledsoul 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm young and I love him but it hurts. I knew him for a year as a friend, we are majoring in the same thing. We began dating, his drug habits showed up right away. He smokes too...
    sailed1316 sailed1316 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I have been dating a drug addict for three years. He didnt use for the first year, and I didnt even know he had ever had a problem until a year later. Then, after we got back...
    Dots2014 Dots2014 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Holy I'm frustrated I'm more mad at myself then anything else I haven't slept in days after being clean for almost 2 months I relapsed. the longest time I've been clean off of meth...
    nnawata nnawata 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    We who are not drug users have to understand this part of all this. That is this: yes they are addicted to drugs. I've been researching more since I found out. This is what I come...
    enki1770 enki1770 41-45, F Jul 8

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    I'm new to all of this, but am so glad I finally found a group that can relate with my struggle. I'm currently married to an addict. My husband and I got married 9 months ago and...
    WP928 WP928 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Since I was 15, I have been on drugs. I was known as "that kid" in highschool - The one who would probably dropout, have a kid at an early age, and be a nobody. Over the years, I...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I just recently ended it with a guy I was dating for almost two years because of his addiction problems. We've been friends and crushes since the beginning of high school. He...
    annp92 annp92 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Well today is his birthday. I had to work today and even though i only worked 6 hours, it felt longer and tough. It's retail, and if anyone else is a cashier should understand me...
    lovelyytroubledsoul lovelyytroubledsoul 18-21, F Jul 17

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    Hi. Anyone with experience with drugs? I have been with this husband for a year and recently found out he has been using heroin and meth. He admits he has a problem with meth but...
    jennylvs77 jennylvs77 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 27

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    I love my fiancé so much we are getting married in 55 days. We have been together for 7 1/2 years and engaged for two. When I first met him I didn't know he was an addict; never...
    luvjunkie06 luvjunkie06 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I'm new to this. I am the daughter of a police officer and have never touch drugs. I am also the partner of a man with a 17 year heroin addiction. We have been together for around...
    hoppy87 hoppy87 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I really like girls who smoke and do drugs Cos when it comes to talking for me they make sense thanks to the effect of drugs
    dhramns dhramns 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Here is our situation. I have a chronic illness. As a result of the disorder, my leg is broken and weak, and I walk with crutches, permanently. I did not find out my husband was...
    Mego123123 Mego123123 26-30, F Jun 28

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    Hello All, I am new here! My husband has abused prescription drugs for the past 2 years. I knew he was for some time but when I asked he lied! He came clean on April 22. I...
    Helpless1008 Helpless1008 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    It never stops, does it? My husband has been relapsing off and on for several years now and I am realizing he may be using drugs again. I am seeing the signs but as always the...
    thingsmustchange2 thingsmustchange2 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    It never stops, does it? My husband has been relapsing off and on for several years now and I am realizing he may be using drugs again. I am seeing the signs but as always the...
    thingsmustchange2 thingsmustchange2 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I was a heroin addict for 6 years. Got clean for 3 years and in February 2014 I relapsed for two weeks. I've been clean ever since then. Today. I've thought about getting high...
    janedoe6477 janedoe6477 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I've always been intrigued by the most troubled people. I just don't have anything to learn from the people who have everything, most of them haven't really lived. Most of them...
    LetsJustBe LetsJustBe 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Well, I just got high again. What I would do to be sober. But at the same time I don't want to be. at all.. Everything is so.. Monochromatic and bland without it. This is what...
    SiCotic1 SiCotic1 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 25

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    So I might as well spill the beans. I'm posting right now while withdrawing from yet another stupid binge of Opiates. I cannot beat my demons, but I have no one I really love. So...
    JoeValentine JoeValentine 26-30 1 Response Jul 7

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    I have chosen to separate from my husband after his meth relapse because I said I would. 6 months at least. He went to rehab after a year of using, lies, deceit, agitation, anger...
    MoveFwdD MoveFwdD 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I'm so upset I need to vent. I have been dealing with manipulation and just trickery from my mom all my life. Last weekend my mother stole from me and I am now trying to piece...
    Kwaters12 Kwaters12 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Just found out my kids dad/ex who keeps telling me he still loves me and will never be with anyone else has been sleeping with at least 3 different women in the last few weeks, he...
    robyjo robyjo 31-35, F Jul 13

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    Hi, my name is Kylie and Im a recovering drug addict officially 1 week clean from cocaine, heroin, and prescription medication. Hardest week of my life but every day gets a little...
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 10

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    I'm 24 years old, 5'5", 115 pounds, the day bartender at a very successful bar, and the single mother to one beautiful girl. I've been abusing my Adderall lately...and loving it. I...
    powsupermum powsupermum 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    Never did, never do and never will! I don't take drugs! Why the hell would I take something that would mess my head!?! With illegal drugs you never know what's in it exactly so...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have been through hell and back and I am still lost. When I was younger I was very curious. I have Asperger's syndrome, didn't know until about two years ago. That explains a lot...
    dopegirrl dopegirrl 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    July 25. Keep at It. Keep practicing your recovery behaviors, even when they feel awkward, even when they haven't quite taken yet, even if you don't get it yet. Sometimes it...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 5 hrs ago

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    I'm 17 years old, and I am recovering from an addiction to Crystal Methamphetamine. The first step in recovery is admitting you have a problem. My first step, was thinking about my...
    angoscia angoscia 16-17 1 Response 6 days ago

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    July 22. Learning to Trust Again. Many of us have trust issues. Some of us tried long and hard to trust untrustworthy people. Over and again, we believed lies and promises never...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    June 26. Surviving Slumps. A slump can go on for days. We feel sluggish, unfocused, and sometimes overwhelmed with feelings we can't sort out. We may not understand what is going...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jun 26

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    July 5. Survivor Guilt. We begin recovering. We begin taking care of ourselves. Our recovery program starts to work in our life, and we begin to feel good about ourselves. Then...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 5

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    July 7. Getting It All Out. "Let yourself have a good gripe session." From: " Woman, Sex, and Addiction" —Charlotte Davis Kasl, Ph.D. Get it out. Go ahead. Get it all out...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 7

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    I had acl surgery a year ago from today and have been addicted to pain killers (morphine, hydro co, codeine) ever since and I haven't been able to put them down. The physical pain...
    Marielights Marielights 16-17, F Jun 27

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    I'm 9 months sober now. I was 17 when I tried crystal meth.. And I was instantly hooked. I was also hooked to the lifestyle - gangs, driving drug dealers, staying in hotels every...
    claritycherry94 claritycherry94 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I'm a heroin meth user. I mostly shoot it cause I crossed that liNE at 18 and fell in love... I'm 2 months into a relapse after being clean for a year and some change.... I'm...
    Ayegee1503 Ayegee1503 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    June 27. Achieving Harmony. When a pianist learns a new piece of music, he or she does not sit down and instantly play it perfectly. A pianist often needs to practice each hand's...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jun 27

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