I Know Addiction Changes Your Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 26 People

    DO Not Fool Yourself

    When I hear that someone is a 'functioning' alcoholic, or they can 'quit anytime they want to', or 'I still go to work, pay my bills, take care of my kids ....' I cringe now.  After 9 years of marriage, my functioning alcoholic drug addict husband and I ...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Feb 19, 2009

    It Doesn't Affect Just You.

    Addiction can and will affect not only your life, people the lives of the people around you who love and care about you. Especially if you have kids... even if you are "high-functioning"... you're still hurting them. Both of my parents have their addictions and I know...
    deletedd deletedd
    16-17, F
    Mar 15, 2009

    When I came into college I was grinning

    and wide eyed and I had the world at my finger tips. 2 and a half years and one suicide attempt and later I don't recognize the skeleton with lifeless eyes looking back at me in the mirror. I've always had problems with anxiety, especially when I felt like I wasn't in control of...
    hightoforgot hightoforgot
    22-25, F
    Nov 21, 2014
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