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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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    I write this with my own experience in mind, I do not judge anyone yet I will 'preach' about how addiction can ruin your quality of life. I have struggled with opiates, but...
    BackToTheCoitusSorry BackToTheCoitusSorry 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    I would never admit it to people I actually know but I have known for a while that I have a problem. Its weird to talk about and I doubt anyone cares but I am going to talk about...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 11

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    The moment you think you've got it, its spins around and bites you in the ***. I need to find someone living the same nightmare (preferably a woman) to talk it out with, share our...
    Mikeymlc Mikeymlc 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 12

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    Day 3 with no oxy... Using neurofen plus and 100mgs of tramadol to help with WDs.. So tired of being on this stuff! Enough is enough.
    honeybee86 honeybee86 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 18

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    Today is day #1 of recovery.
    nataliemedic nataliemedic 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    oh no i relapsed hahah. oops
    LanniLette LanniLette 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 17

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    I had been through serious depression because I'm this person who is always alone. I'm new to this place and people don't really accept to be with someone like me. I'm from India...
    Snapback77 Snapback77 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    December 15. Feelings. It's okay to have and feel our feelings - all of them. Years into recovery, we may still be battling with ourselves about this issue. Of all the...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 15

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    I might as well admit it. My wife discovered that I'd been taking painkillers while she's been at work. After covering my tracks for months, it finally caught up to me a couple...
    SnowCrow SnowCrow 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    Hi! I am new to this Experience Project site and to the fact that there might actually be a way to connect with others like me. I have been on my own for some time, living amongst...
    DestinedWolf DestinedWolf 22-25, F Nov 29

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    I feel like everyone has this ideal person that they would fall in love with, the perfect combination of good looks, intelligence, and humor. That person is physically attractive...
    loverofthelight95 loverofthelight95 18-21, F Dec 14

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    I am 41 yo, he is 26. Our age difference hasn't been a problem. We met a couple years ago. Our friendship grew over time, as most do. One day, something lit-up between us. Not long...
    wanthimtoNEEDme wanthimtoNEEDme 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 18

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    I know people don't normally see people who smoke cannabis as having a bad drug problem, it's not one of the worst things someone can be addicted to. But after being in a...
    elz311289 elz311289 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm currently in a relationship with the person I believe is meant for me. However right before I got into this relationship ( almost 2 years ago) I met this guy. This totally...
    GeminiGawdess GeminiGawdess 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I think I'm a little too in love with Cj Wright, lol
    tayylah tayylah 18-21, F 22 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I love man on woman doggy style, seeing their butt cheeks jiggle with each thrust from the guy. Especially if the chick has a nice butt/figure and a nice rack to boot. I think I...
    NotgoingsoloAus NotgoingsoloAus 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    November 30. Detachment. One day, my son brought a gerbil home to live with us. We put it in a cage. Some time later, the gerbil escaped. For the next six months, the animal ran...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 30

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    I cant take this anymore , I live with my Wife and adult Daughter , adult Son and 2 Grandchildren . My Son is an addict ( For more read past exp. ) and he lives here because I am...
    chris121458 chris121458 51-55, M 3 Responses Dec 17

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    Hi everybody. I am one of the people who is here on EP to visit with other psychics. I am psychic, and I have an interesting array of abilities. I've been on EP for about two...
    Ewizo Ewizo 56-60 a week ago

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    You can always tell which people have an addict and which people have never done drugs or never been addicted the people who say just say no and it's ok it's easy you can do it, or...
    crazybeautiful26 crazybeautiful26 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I'm married. And I've been a sex addict since I was 16 years old. I also think My sex addiction ties into a love addiction. I'm always in relationships and cheating and hooking up...
    Pennylane04 Pennylane04 26-30, F 6 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Hello I'm going to be studying counselling and addictions.I want to work in rehab facilities.Can you tell me What do you find helps you not to use? What changes would you like to...
    Confused848 Confused848 26-30, F Dec 2

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    I am just now looking at my addiction. I have been clean for four years. After 10 years on the street, selling my body, 5 years in prison, and waking up one morning asking myself...
    fayeunold fayeunold 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    Addict--Dealer Husband--Wife You sling at me daggers of accusation I'm a bottom feeding addict A worthless good for nothing HO Above me you sit your thrown Built from my pain...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F Dec 8

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    I'm SwanNual and I spent all my time here, it's problematic and has lead my parents to be so mad they almost disowned me. Now I have to travel to stay at different temples during...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 8 Responses Dec 3

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    December 5. Difficult People. Few things can make us feel crazier than expecting something from someone who has nothing to give. Few things can frustrate us more than trying to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 5

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    Not really. It was the first experience i joined with this profile. What i know is in every addiction there are two parts. The guilt and the damage. Societal guilt is useless. It...
    TATOOS TATOOS 22-25, F Dec 8

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    I am so addicted and have been back on this **** for the last maybe month. Most of the time. There is so much missing from my memory. I know there was one week where I only slept...
    transformerman transformerman 22-25 Dec 10

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    I am addicted to the internet. There I said it such a relief to get it off my chest. lol. I've been addicted to the internet ever since I was given my first internet connected...
    tormentedinternally tormentedinternally 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    I am in a terrible situation and I could really use some emotional support. My husband is an addict. Alcohol, drugs, sex, you name it. It's like he has a hole inside that he...
    Rmhkp2 Rmhkp2 26-30, F Dec 14

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    I have an addiction , I shall not disclose what it is but to me its like alcohol, its my drug. I take a sip of the wine and it feels good , amazing , the adrenaline of doing it . I...
    NERDYGIRL101 NERDYGIRL101 18-21, F Dec 18

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    You are my poison, I've been using you since I was 4. Every day I've used you. You pretty much just brought me misery. I've tried to quit on you but I always come back. What is it...
    Mixedemotions2k Mixedemotions2k 13-15, M 3 Responses Dec 18

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    To you ;) My amazingly perfect boyfriend is my addiction. :P we talk all day every day all night every night :* I love you my sexy addiction <3
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 18

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    I haven't told the truth in a long time about my drug addiction. The last time I was clean was about 8 years ago and I'm not even sure that is true. My drug of choice has been meth...
    Goddess007 Goddess007 46-50 Dec 19

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    Avoid feeding pity feelings. Feeding your own pity becomes addictive. Getting attention by feeling sorry for yourself and doing regularly is addictive. Now and again it's ok. But...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm going to tell a story, so prepare for a lengthy read. Read it if you like, or not, I just need to write it down. I'm going to start at a very important part of my experience...
    soulrebel78 soulrebel78 36-40, F Nov 30

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    I lived in worry and fear most part of my life, happiness has been short lived. I thought something was wrong with me. I couldn't accept and live myself. Now I think I need a...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F Dec 1

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    Im not addicted. I jus want 2 no more about it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 29

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    I'm soooooooo addicted to corn starch like omggggg I freaking love it I wish I had some right now :( but I don't I want to go in the store and buy about 4 boxes right now corn...
    Strange143 Strange143 16-17, F Nov 30

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    I love tickle friendly girls. There is nothing more fun to me than tickling a beautiful and ticklish girl. It's even more fun if she lets you restrain her. I am definitely addicted...
    ChristianKekoa90 ChristianKekoa90 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 30

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    So it's been four or five days now and I've already done two ear Warner and 1/3rd through my scarf. I spent four hours tonight just drooling over yarn. Yeah,I think I'm addicted.
    TheNerdYouLove TheNerdYouLove 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    Xanax doesn't make me feel good, just tired and groggy mainly, yet there was a time I was very addicted to it.
    Percyhappy Percyhappy 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    I am very addicted to pantyhose!!! I simply CAN'T get enough. I will wear pantyhose 24 hours a day 7 seven days a week, if I could and when I finally become the woman I have always...
    wtbwoman wtbwoman 41-45, T Dec 4

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    One of my healthier addictions
    Jasonmendoza1 Jasonmendoza1 22-25, M Dec 4

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