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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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    KittyCunt KittyCunt 18-21, F 17 hrs 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..
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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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    Any input is welcome. My parents divorced when I was five and I (and my siblings) lived with my mom until I went off to college. To keep this somewhat short I'll just say that...
    ExplosivelyShy ExplosivelyShy 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    so i was in a tough situation with my bf that ive never met while i lived with his wife. and during that hard time i told my friend everything that i cant tell to anyone. and he...
    thepesut thepesut 22-25, F Mar 9

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    We actually met on here. We had an instantaneous connection and we made a brief go at a relationship. But it didn't work out. We were both broken over other people. But that ended...
    WolfElvyn WolfElvyn 31-35, F Mar 16

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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...
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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 a week ago

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    the title says it all... well most of it at least? my family is all Christians and the believe that being gay is a sin. i recently became addicted to Xanax and i have been clean...
    Slumerican Slumerican 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    Jesus has set me free from all addictions that I have been struggling with, all my life. Jesus made my broken heart into a brand new heart and He filled my heart with His love, joy...
    ai208234 ai208234 22-25, M 1 Response 8 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 1 Response 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...
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    I am definitely an older movie and TV addict and buff too. My husband and I collect movie and TV shows current and from the past. We have a great collection of children's...
    femaleinher40s femaleinher40s 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    If I learned one thing trying to get clean, its to never refuse to help your self. I lost my fight because I did not have the proper support and help that I needed to stay clean. I...
    skinbaby69 skinbaby69 18-21, F Mar 17

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    If I learned one thing trying to get clean, its to never refuse to help your self. I lost my fight because I did not have the proper support and help that I needed to stay clean. I...
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    My husband of almost 5 years is addicted to synthetic weed and is in complete denial. It has destroyed so many things in his life, but blames in on everything else, even me. He...
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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...
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    NotGonnaBeInYourTalentShow NotGonnaBeInYourTalentShow 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 9

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    I am 19 and I have been shooting heroin since August. It doesnt matter how I started, or who the first person was to put a needle in my arm. What matters is why. Why did I choose...
    skinbaby69 skinbaby69 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    I don't get addicted to things at all, actually. I don't know why. I was a smoker for a few months but I quit, and it wasn't hard. I had a 3 month binge on cocaine and I didn't get...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F Mar 9

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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...
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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...
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    I am the spouse of a drug addict. I have been married to my husband for two years, together for three. we have a beautiful baby together. When I first met my husband (summer of...
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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 a week ago

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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 6 days ago

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    I always told myself and everyone that I was so glad to not have a drug addiction. I don't do drugs I never have. I'm a social drinker. And I hate cigarettes. But to think I could...
    AndrogynousBeauty AndrogynousBeauty 22-25 1 Response Mar 2

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    toreybella toreybella 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    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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    I have addictions and it eats me inside. I need to fight them and change my life.
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