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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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    my addiction is pretty different its a coping mechanism I use being extremely flexible I suck myself yes I have the ability to suck myself I do it because of my past problems and...
    nronic1 nronic1 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Mine are self harm, starving myself, and sex. Being a sex addict doesn't sound all that bad, and sometimes I can work with it, but I can be such a huge ***** and it's really...
    KittyCunt KittyCunt 18-21, F Mar 31

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    my addiction is too strong. i can't control it. and worse...it feels so good part of me don't want to stop. i need help
    jojape1995 jojape1995 18-21, T 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have a serious problem with cocaine, and I need to stop. Can any one share a story of recovery with me please..
    terriblefixations terriblefixations 22-25, F Mar 24

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    My sons father has been on drugs for almost 20 years. 2/3 of it was pills and now for almost a year he has been bouncing from subs to heroin. Smoking not shooting. We've been...
    karebearxoxo karebearxoxo 31-35, F Apr 6

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    Yup I am. I have been a gambler for over 20 years now, but I'm very open and vocal about it. No reason to lie and pretend I'm something I'm not. People might think this addiction...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hi. So my sister has been addicted to drugs since a teen. Mainly pain meds has dabbled in heroine n the like. She was a functioning drug addict for ever u couldn't really tell...
    Punkin7788 Punkin7788 22-25, F Mar 21

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    I have lived with someone now for 8 years, I am not sure why i have stayed , well maybe that is not entirely true, at this point I stay because I have basically worked worked for...
    CJrand CJrand 46-50, F Mar 21

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    I absolutely hate living with them, I never really lived with them, I always had serious relationships, yes even when I was younger to escape the grim reality of my relationship I...
    chika011 chika011 22-25, F Mar 23

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    After raising a successful son 23) I need parenting help with a daughter 18. She is staying with my parents, for now, was violent at home ( I have two younger boys), she drinks...
    Brastyj4 Brastyj4 46-50 Mar 24

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    I'm just so done. I can't stand it anymore. I need to get out of this house. First it was my mother's house. She was horrid to live with. My boyfriend lived with me at that time...
    MichiDesu MichiDesu 18-21 Mar 25

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    Hi..I'm new here and hoping to connect with people who can relate to my situation. I'm in a tough spot and not sure where to go from here. I've been married for close to 10 years...
    AndHereIAm AndHereIAm 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I am 22 years old going on 23 and I have never felt more lost. I just graduated from college and have a bachelors degree in Speech Pathology. In order to do anything with my major...
    lostinthecrowd36 lostinthecrowd36 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I know that you have heard this before but I do have a little idea of what your going through. For five years I lived with a girl that had this and I saw how it affected her. I saw...
    MrsStanleys MrsStanleys 41-45 3 Responses Apr 10

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    My wife broke her hip is starting to improve be getting out and walking down town. I believe because she's lived with blindness for so long it's been another huddle she had to...
    grgbyce968 grgbyce968 56-60, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I have always had an addictive personality. However, I think in some cases it's better described as "obsessive" rather than addictive. I'm either all in, or not at all. It's my...
    bambino420 bambino420 18-21, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    im currently recovering from a 10 year heroin addiction. from the ages of 15 to 27 i was a hardcore addict ,mostly prostituting and then just panhandling because i couldnt live...
    foxyoxy123 foxyoxy123 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I was listening to a podcast today. This guy did some research on how play time as a child or the lack thereof affected our brains. Essentially, lack of play time bred f'd up...
    Ha12mo17y Ha12mo17y 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    This past year, has been hell. I have gone through heart break after disappointment's and it has made me weak, weaker then I ever imagined I could be. I became so powerless, I...
    skinbaby69 skinbaby69 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I'm a recovering adderall addict and I want to share my story with all you people. If you think you may have a problem with adderall then read along and see if you identify with my...
    SlammyDe SlammyDe 18-21, M Mar 28

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    Dear My Loving Sister Britney, 3-19-15 - Day 10 I have never in my life cared if I failed someone. Why should I, they have all failed me. I have never thought twice...
    skinbaby69 skinbaby69 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    HELP! I need advice Well this guy Met in November of 2014 he lived next door to me. We started hanging out and then by December I had a little crush on him and he did too. And...
    kjonesr kjonesr 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Addicted to the Web (Sung to the tune of "Winter Wonderland") Doorbell rings, I'm not list'nin', From my mouth, drool is glist'nin', I'm happy -- although My boss let me go...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I guess it runs throughout my family, my uncle used to be an alcoholic, my cousin takes drugs, my dad mentioned his dad or grandad being a gambler. Me, my dad and brother have a...
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I love my boyfriend very much, he's currently in jail. Hes an addict, IV user, and I'm worried about what's going to happen when he comes home. The reason hes in jail right now is...
    hillaryalexis hillaryalexis 18-21, F Mar 30

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    my addiction is pretty different its a coping mechanism I use being extremely flexible I suck myself yes I have the ability to suck myself I do it because of my past problems and...
    nronic1 nronic1 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    my addiction is pretty different its a coping mechanism I use being extremely flexible I suck myself yes I have the ability to suck myself I do it because of my past problems and...
    nronic1 nronic1 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    my addiction is pretty different its a coping mechanism I use being extremely flexible I suck myself yes I have the ability to suck myself I do it because of my past problems and...
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    I'm addicted to ****. I can't tell anyone because i feel like I would get laughed at, and that no one would want to be around me. Especially family and friend because the would...
    krazyfrano krazyfrano 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    A more accurate title for this post would probably be that I've lived in a few different haunted houses. Even now we have an entity in our kitchen who we jokingly call the Fridge...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F Mar 24

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    the only people I ever talk about this stuff with is people I'm close to, but when ever i say just a little too much they seem to get squeamish, so I only answer questions when...
    DarkSideOfTheWall DarkSideOfTheWall 22-25, F Mar 26

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    You know you're a true addict when you can't sit through an entire movie you rented without pausing it and stepping out every 20 minutes to have a cigarette. Nicotine always comes...
    GmoneySmokeDawg GmoneySmokeDawg 41-45, M Mar 31

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    yeah so basically scientist found out that love is more akin to an addiction rather than an emotion. And if you think about it this kind of rings true, i mean you are basically...
    ajgamer ajgamer 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I've been with my husband 5 years but only married not even two. I knnew that he had an addiction issue from the start I just didn't know how bad. He's been in jail and drug court...
    kalyndriastrega kalyndriastrega 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    9% of marijuana users get heavily dependent on it. I can never stop thinking of weed. no matter how long I go without it, I always crave it. I love it so much and I'm never going...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 8

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    Through the internet a person can portray themselves as anything, and even though we had been talking for years i still didnt know who she truely was . I ended up I falling...
    vashty vashty 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    So addicted that when i say goodbye a new message keeps coming and then im chatting again lol Its takes over my life because I have such amazing friends that makes it worth having...
    rachhappyville rachhappyville 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I have to fill a void in my life. A lot of voids actually. And the first thing i run to is sugar. I specifically love candy! At first it was like, oh i just love my candy here and...
    AnonymousAngelUSMC AnonymousAngelUSMC 22-25, F Apr 5

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    I'm engaged to an addict. We've been together for 8 1/2 years. I had always thought the problem was alcohol and cocaine. He would go on binges for 3 days straight about every 3...
    jillybeanfl jillybeanfl 36-40, F Mar 21

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    This is hard to talk about on my end. I married to a woman that's addicted to drugs supposedly pills but I think it's more then just that. This has been going on too long the lies...
    bumperjack713 bumperjack713 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 24

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