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I Quit Drugs

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    I Did It

    One day, you'll all wake up, go look at yourself in the mirror, which most of us must do to make sure we still look the way we did the last time we looked in the mirror, and suddenly the eyes you're looking into look tired from age and will no longer be bright white, darting...
    AOK21 AOK21 46-50, F 3 Responses May 6, 2010

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    Without Drugs...

    ...sadly, I'm currently unsure what to do with my time. It was always looking for drugs, doing drugs, getting money for drugs, thinking of new drugs and old drugs and which drugs are the best. Now I have all this room in my life. I have a higher power, God. I write, I sing, but...
    0hD0nna 0hD0nna 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2013

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    I finally became clean,

    it's now 40 days since I quit and the cravings are becoming less and my head has finally managed to start straightening itself out. It's hard, but worth it. After years of abuse of the stuff, it's good to have money to do things with that isn't get high. And I can look my...
    IeuanTemplar IeuanTemplar 22-25, M Jul 9, 2014

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    I don't do drugs, and I rarely drink alcohol. I'm a lightweight with alcohol. I had my first drink at a friend's house. I got tipsy, laughed hysterically, then got sad about...
    Spyro93 Spyro93 18-21, M 26 mins ago

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    It seems like so many of the kids at school think that you have to drink and do drugs in order to have fun. But I know for a fact that this isn't true. You can have plenty of fun...
    iamabigtease iamabigtease 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    A lot of my friends use drugs and alcohol. I just don't feel comfortable around those things. They try to defend it and say that it helps them cherish moments and makes you enjoy...
    Zach7633 Zach7633 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    30th July 2015 08.33am quitting smoking at the moment, I'm taking champix quit smoking aid and I'm doing really well.. 5 days in and I have to say cigarettes don't taste the same...
    hospitalrooms hospitalrooms 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I'm not an addict, but I do love some good drugs now and then. When I've got lots of work to do I pop a vyvanse and that keeps me focused and energized for the entire day...
    mikowee mikowee 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    That is so me. Note the sex, drugs, smoking, and religion all involve the same part of the brain. I do not ********** a lot. I came up to 9 times per day when I was around 18-20...
    silmarilion123 silmarilion123 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    I never thought of myself as being any different from anyone else! I always knew that if the drugs seduced other people, i would get seduced by it if i tried. So, i never tried...
    PenetrationGuru PenetrationGuru 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    I've never been drunk. I have never done drugs. My father is very strict. Growing up, I was legitimately scared of him. I still am. He is particularly sensitive about alcohol...
    Storiesnotforthefaintofheart Storiesnotforthefaintofheart 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I know some people think it's bad, but drugs help me live better. My bills are always paid on time and my kids want for nothing. I am a functioning addict.
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think that wanting to live constantly self-medicating with pot, alcohol or other drugs is like wanting to ride your bicycle only with training wheels.
    whitebirch999 whitebirch999 66-70, M 6 days ago

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    in my opinion drugs and booze for fun does make you dumb, it narrows your view of the world and what it can be.
    Karinamvedo Karinamvedo 18-21, F 24 Responses a week ago

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    Why do people say drugs and alcohol when alcohol IS a drug? It's like saying fruit and pears,
    whitebirch999 whitebirch999 66-70, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    I don't need drugs or booze to have fun. I have a natural high haha. oh. and I have the Jesus high
    shadewolf7 shadewolf7 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 24

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    My girlfriend just spent her night half in tears because the jackass dealer gave her synthesized weed, when she thought it was real weed. The friend she was with and his mom are...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 24

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    They are poison to your neurons. Stay younger, stay healthy, stay smarter by not using drugs and drinking alcohol
    PrestoAgitato PrestoAgitato 13-15, M 5 Responses Jul 23

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    I am on my 3d day without a cigarette and it has not been easy. I've been drinking a lot of water, chewing a lot of gum and trying to keep busy so I don't think about smoking. I...
    Ginger1956 Ginger1956 56-60, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I act like I'm on them sometimes because I will be in a state of extreme joy and hyperness. My friends ask if I'm on cocaine. And I say no because I have never done it. In truth my...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 18-21, F Jul 21

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    I used to smoke weed myself until I saw the effect that weed and other drugs had in friends and family and is been a no go zone for about a year for me now
    gggeeemmmaaa gggeeemmmaaa 16-17, F Jul 21

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    I gotta tell how my life is today I did Drugs for 8 years, started at 15. Now I've kicked the drugz and I'm dealing with the consequenses. I have no independent thought, have no...
    hugeblank hugeblank 18-21, M Jul 20

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    Started smoking weed casually a few weeks ago, it's really quite a fun and exciting thing honestly everyone should try it once!
    ayyyeitsjoey ayyyeitsjoey 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I hate prescription drugs, and I hate psychiatrists. There! I said it! Let's start with the first part of the hell that is trying to get yourself medicated. First of all, you...
    CigaretteEater CigaretteEater 18-21 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I strongly agree with this. I drink extremely rarely and drugs are a waste of time and money. I've done a lot of crazy and amazing things without the use of either. Go rock...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 17

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    I've done coke four times and I feel addicted to it. I keep having dreams and getting cravings so bad I can't sleep. I think about it all the time. Only reason I haven't done it is...
    Justventingg Justventingg 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    Lots of drugs, every kind of drug ever made. I want to get low on heroin and I want to get high on ecstasy and then I want to get mellow with tons of weed. I want to do Ayahuasca...
    HeyThereHeather HeyThereHeather 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I was depressed and suicidal most of my life. I was planning to commit suicide after I managed to get access to certain drugs. I wanted to overdose on something and get life over...
    SoulCoffee SoulCoffee 26-30, M Jul 17

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    Who'd'a thunk it: Nicotine is harder to quit than Methamphetamine. :/ Day 2. Well, actually, no, 26 hours down. I was going to join the, "I am a recovering addict," but they were...
    yopu yopu 26-30 1 Response Jul 15

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    If your not addicted I love you. If you have a past but quit I respect you. If your on them and can't stop I hate you.
    addictedtolife99 addictedtolife99 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I find women smoking the sexist thing in the world. Love being used as a human ashtray by a smoking women having her flick her ash in my mouth and then making me eat her cigarette...
    spiderman666 spiderman666 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I've never done drugs but I have eaten 13 tacos in 15 minutes. Gotta say, one of my biggest accomplishments.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 13

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    I started when I was 12 (!) and I quit shortly after I got engaged. There was just no need for it anymore. It made me feel nice on the inside sure, but now I have a person that...
    Opera37927 Opera37927 26-30, F Jul 13

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    I have a few friends that do drugs. I don't do them but they do. Great friends, poor choices.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 13

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    Drugs almost destroyed me well substance abuse in general anyway I hate drugs because they change you into an ugly flapping duck head and the people you keep company with just...
    TANQ247 TANQ247 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I am foggy brained at times. I sometimes can't remember names. I greet people on the street but often confuse them with others. Did it Thursday thru an open car window. My sleep...
    Bilbeaux Bilbeaux 61-65, M Jul 12

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    My drugs name is death. I smoked to get closer and drank to feel alive. I stopped smoking and drinking got together fast but death is highly addictive.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 12

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    The reality of the situation is more complicated than drugs. My (half)sister has two children at about 30 years old. She has lost all motivation. She has played her family time...
    Lateralus07 Lateralus07 18-21, M Jul 12

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    Well cant find a title with just drugs and alchohol. But yes I have never been an addict of any of these substances in my life . Tried mary j once at age 15 with peer pressure...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Im 26-27 and can't seem to completely flip this switch in my head that I'm done smoking. I've quit drugs, so why haven't I been able to leave the cig alone so far. my ma is telling...
    MastaFluff MastaFluff 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I will not use drugs or alcohol as *liquid courage*. Dulling my mind to make choices I am not comfortable doing sober is never good. If I can't do it sober that is my body and mind...
    Mal89 Mal89 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 10

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