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I Lived With An Addict

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    Addiction and the Real Consequences.

      Addiction and the real consequences. I have spent the last year of my life watching and trying to help someone I love from self destructing everything in his life over an addiction, actually several addictions- alcohol being the worst demon. As with anyone who...
    phoenix777 phoenix777 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2008

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    xoValentina xoValentina 18-21, F 3 Responses May 5

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    Recently, ive quit a five year addiction, I had been swallowed up into this hole of no company, no friends, the people i knew? thieves, robbery and deceit were all these people...
    LifeChangedMe LifeChangedMe 18-21, F 2 Responses May 11

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    How does one go about revealing an addiction? I want to reveal mine, and get help. But I don't know how to reach out. I'm a lost soul. I want and need friends who will support me...
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    I reeaaaallllly need to get rid of an addiction but cant, someone PLEASE help me???
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    When I was in 6th grade we had the D.A.R.E program, but when I was in the 6th grade, drugs had already taken control of my life. I started drinking at a young age. I'm not gonna...
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    I have lived with a man for 11 years and only now do I see he was suffering from mild depression and anxiety for a good portion of it. He has always been a very stoic person who...
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    I am honestly experiencing a heart break.I have never been in love before, I've never been in a relationship before either. I don't even want to be in love with her, I don't want...
    Someonequiet17 Someonequiet17 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    My best friend who I lived with never said goodbye. I moved away and he never came out of his room...it's horrible being without him. I just want him back in my life. I am all...
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    So this is I fell into an abusive relationship. I guess we can start when I was 7. My biological mother abandoned me so I have spent my whole life trying to find the love my own...
    DragonFaye DragonFaye 36-40, F 1 Response May 7

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    I don't see a future for myself these days. I have so little to work with, financially, educationally, I have no real relationships, out of work and soon to be without a home. I'm...
    Vumsy Vumsy 22-25, M 1 Response May 11

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    So i wanted to share my experience with you guys in order to help you in case you are confused about what to do about this feeling. I'm 18 years old and completely, fully, madly in...
    AlexaER AlexaER 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I get addicted to anything that helps take the pain away. The pain or being alive, the pain of being a prisoner to the thoughts that go around inside my busy little brain...
    busybrain busybrain 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    I can't seem to stop cheating on everything I do whether it be tests when I was in school, slacking off at work, and in my personal relationships. I feel I'm a good person most of...
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    I don't really have an addictive personality mainly because I quickly get tired of the things I get addicted to. But I can get addicted very fast. But a certain point I just quit...
    ozarktrail ozarktrail 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    Dear Mommy, I'm sorry that I don't remember that your sick, just like me, just like all addict's are. I have to remember that it's your addiction that I hate, not you. I must...
    skinbaby69 skinbaby69 18-21, F May 1

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    I cannot get enough sugar. I've been addicted since I was young, as I developed the idea that sugar was a reward. This belief reinforced my positive thoughts connected to sugar...
    TheRealSamsClub TheRealSamsClub 13-15, F 2 Responses May 4

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    I am, everybody knows it, we are all ok with it, girls have admitted to me that they too are addicted, it led to some amazing sex, its a good thing! Everybody is addicted to...
    HugeSchong HugeSchong 51-55, M May 11

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    I am definitely addicted. I have fought the thought that I am addicted for a long time. I have thought to myself that I couldn't be addicted. I have thought that i only watch this...
    Soccerman5 Soccerman5 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I used to be addicted to video games. Now I'm addicted to strategy board games, especially fantasy themed games. I can't stop thinking about them and wanting to buy new ones and...
    Rutherford82 Rutherford82 31-35, M May 7

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    If I had the money, I'd have a session with every psychic there is to see who was accurate and who was not. I think it's like a gambler's addiction though. I'm aware of not wasting...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 15

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    I am at the end of my rope again with this girl I love. She has been living at my house for a few years. I have been in the hospital for the past six months recovering from heart...
    downthestretch downthestretch 51-55, M 1 Response May 18

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    It's been the hardest thing to deal with. I support him in recovery and I do not bother getting angry with him however I tell him it isn't right. It's ongoing- his addiction has...
    Gingerfab Gingerfab 18-21, F a week ago

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    I don't like being addicted to comfort food. I mean I like the food but I hate the addiction.
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    I am 60 years old I Had a 10 years morphine/heroin /methadone habit at the same time. I thought I had gotten to the top of the world no pain and happy.I have many injuries. So I...
    Bigfoot60 Bigfoot60 56-60, M 2 Responses May 16

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    I have always felt I have never had an addictive personality I mean cigarettes alcohol,drugs like real hard drugs- when it got boring I just said well I think I'll stop now. And I...
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    I'm addicted to sex and self harm. And now the self harm has gotten really bad, so nobody wants to have sex with me (because I'm obviously damaged, fugly goods) so I'm slowly going...
    KittyCunt KittyCunt 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    In April of 2014 I lost my mother to brain cancer. I am sixteen years old, and it was extremely depressing and hard on both my sister and I. My sister is twenty, so she takes care...
    aarondisney aarondisney 22-25, M May 1

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    stephaniewashington stephaniewashington 41-45, F 1 Response May 2

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    16 years together, one beautiful 3yr. old daughter and I think I've finally accepted it may be the time to let go and move on....... My boyfriend is a drug addict, his drug of...
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    Movie addict here indeed...... Movies that make you think, get right inside of you where you can feel the movie...."We Were Soldiers....Brave Heart...My Sister's Keeper Step...
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    Jmbrown1 Jmbrown1 26-30, F May 5

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    TexasRocker TexasRocker 46-50, M 1 Response May 8

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    I suffer from chronic pain and used that as an excuse to abuse painkillers. Before I knew it my life was filled with voids. Gaps that I don't remember. Gaps that scare me...
    CainMarko CainMarko 26-30, M May 8

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