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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 struggle with an addiction that's pretty overwhelming yet embarrassing... I have tried to overcome it but unfortunately I can't
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    Cash in ur hand is a curse, it's a one way ticket to a hearse, after 20 yrs of grind tell you first on mind is that cash in my hand is a curse, You can hypnotise ******* n show...
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    My parents got a divorce before I turned one. My mom wanted to stay sober and my dad relapsed. I lived with my grandmother and father consistently until I was five years old. My...
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    This is REALLY long, but I feel I have to share my experience. My fiance and I met when I was in 9th grade and he was in 10th grade. We went to the same high school and met through...
    NewMommy2015 NewMommy2015 18-21, F Feb 17

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    6 years 15-21 i been plagued with addiction hit rock bottom 3 times and didnt have enough i hate the word hope it implies there is doubt i have no doubt this time around i will...
    rootzyz rootzyz 18-21, M Feb 21

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    How does your family deal with your relationship? I need advice on how to deal with my family. My mother, father, brother and sister all know about my relationship (we live...
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    I couldn't have gotten any luckier out of any of the guys I've dated in the past. When I met my best friend almost three years ago, we immediately had a connection. We started...
    bemyforeverlove97 bemyforeverlove97 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    it all started in may of last year or march maybe.i dont remember.i met a guy named tushar.we talked for about a month and then we both started having feeling for each other but i...
    weirdalex93 weirdalex93 22-25, F a week ago

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    It feels good to type everything down here.. I have been keeping everything to myself and it is getting harder to manage but I am sure that I can seek advises from other persons...
    Zenalia Zenalia 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    We just plain don't like each other. I don't even know why. I mean, I'm moving soon but I've lived with her for the past year and we are at each other's throats all the time. It's...
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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 hr ago

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    Yes, I will admit I am addicted to my phone, but it is because it tends to help me stay still when I need to sit...plus I can look things up and investigate and look things up...
    OrchidsNuBlu OrchidsNuBlu 36-40, F 7 Responses 4 hrs ago

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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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    I love and am a movie addict. My husband and I have a great collection of over 1,000 movies and TV. We have many genres. For example; musicals, military, comedy, sports, crime...
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    I know heroin is a very controversial topic. But I feel like more people should share their stories. A lot of people have a lot to say about heroin, but unless it's affected you or...
    whatsadrug whatsadrug 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    I haven't been open to discussing this until recently - I realized that there are so many young kids going through what I went through and sharing my story and offering my advice...
    Kerryn2508 Kerryn2508 22-25, F Feb 16

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    My husband is addicted to pain killers. We have to kids together. The past couple have been insane. At least to me. I don't even know where to begin on how I feel about this. Last...
    hm3mac hm3mac 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I never understood why my parents told me "drugs are bad" until I experienced Adderall withdrawal. When you're prescribed it, it's easy to justify the addiction in your head, but...
    lizpurc925 lizpurc925 22-25, F Feb 13

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    addictedtoeverything addictedtoeverything 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    First of all I'd like to say this post really helped me understand more of what exactly I'm going through and i feel a sense of relief, 2ndly I fell in love with a con at 21 years...
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    It is still so fresh and raw and to some degrees painful. It all started with an innocent tinder chat. I was tindering as any single busy girl with mobile would do. I'm a...
    dorothyinOZ dorothyinOZ 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't know just how it happened, I let down my guard Swore I'd never fall in love again but I fell hard Guess I should have seen it coming; caught me by surprise I wasn't looking...
    Rowanness Rowanness 13-15, F Feb 14

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    I hate it. I've been a smoker since I was 13. I started smoking weed when I was 14 then traded that addiction for alcohol when I was 17. I've been drinking almost every day since...
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    I am beyond addiction and in a whole new stage... on that note anyone want to share the addiction and play together? there should totally be an EP faction on a server somewhere!
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      This is my first post, so Im not sure how it works but I'm just going to tell you what happened anyway and i really hope there is someone else out there who has had the...
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    was an am still addicted to adall I get it with no insurance or prescription fron inline store the new darj web drugstore.comli.com/sleeping_pills.html
    drodre40 drodre40 22-25, T Feb 2

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    Over the past few years I have overcome many life threatening addictions. Only by God's will and mercy am I still here today.
    Bubblyme Bubblyme 18-21, F Feb 3

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    fryguy67 fryguy67 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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    Almost. I was getting high every night and sometimes durning the day for 3 months straight. & I'm lucky it was only 3 months. . It was slowly making me feel worse, the high stopped...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    why is it that i just can't stop watching/listening to hypnosis videos on youtube. i feel that i might be getting addicted to them.
    terrihypno terrihypno 31-35, M Feb 5

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