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I Quit Drugs

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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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    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 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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    I just want to quit! I've been smoking since I was 15 I'm now 23. Everytime I try to quit something usually triggers it. I go through a pack a day. I have too many excuses why I...
    Worleybirdie Worleybirdie 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 23

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    Words cannot describe how much a drug or drugs can ruin your life. It literally destroys your entire life. I may not know how addiction is or how drugs make you feel since I'm...
    autum25 autum25 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 22

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    I did. It is true. And some people only get that part. I either cannot or will not elaborate. The entire statement is: I used to do drugs. I still do....do drugs. But I used to do...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 1 Response May 4

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    I think that hating ALL drugs is being close-minded and is a result of being underexposed to the vast array of sensations and experiences they can provide to their users. I'm...
    psychonautosorus psychonautosorus 16-17, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    This is a sensitive subject for many. Many people can't grasp the concept of having fun without drugs or alcohol. I was one of these people once. I'm 22, I discovered alcohol...
    wilzyp wilzyp 22-25, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Acid is pretty strange. It's like every part of your body is awake, you can feel everything that's going on with you, and if you focus, you can feel much more than usual. It's...
    jafetgx jafetgx 22-25, M May 7

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    drugs are a life style if someone offers me any mind altering chemical i will do it without hesitation but the only drugs i spend my money on is the ganja and maybe a xanax bar...
    chaspowell chaspowell 18-21, M Apr 24

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    Ever since I was a kid, my mom has been addicted to drugs. I was the oldest kid in the family and my dad always worked, so I really did the most work to keep our family together...
    vintagequxxn vintagequxxn 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've tried alcohol when I was younger, but never liked the taste. I've never done drugs, nor do I plan to. My parents would kill me. My dad used to do drugs before I was born, so...
    AgentSean AgentSean 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I don't need it. But I did use it for recreational purposes yes. And I don't regret at all. Each time was a good choice (apart from the times when I got real sick) and a freaking...
    Aurelielavraie Aurelielavraie 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want to try every drug possible, the hardcore drugs and the not as hardcore drugs. I would say it's on my bucket list, I feel like I would be able to be somewhat responsible with...
    BenedictJones BenedictJones 13-15, M 102 Responses 2 days ago

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    I never used drugs I grew up in a big city and saw first hand what crack had done to my neighborhood alcohol had killed my dad my high school friend lived on the streets due to...
    Daddyslovingarms Daddyslovingarms 41-45, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    They make me feel okay for awhile. I can be someone else, someone happy and carefree. I can escape myself, my mind, and get out of the very head that's trying to destroy me. At...
    sinsoftheflesh sinsoftheflesh 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    The things I find fun do not include drugs or alcohol. I need my kids and a park. I need a camera and a good setting. I need a book and a rainy day. I need a game and a good...
    curious1988 curious1988 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 28

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    I need like a list of drugs to try, not those stupid *** chemicals like meth, like weed, speed, DMT all I know for now, but If you have more ideas, let me know, I am a stoner and...
    SpiritualStoner SpiritualStoner 16-17, M 4 Responses Apr 28

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    Dear Mommy, I'm sorry that I don't remember that your sick, just like me, just like all addict's are. I have to remember that it's your addiction that I hate, not you. I must...
    skinbaby69 skinbaby69 18-21, F May 1

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    my sister, Lola, was 14. She was the best sister i couldve asked for. she was smart(even tho she didnt think so), funny, crazy at times but most important, she trusted me. she felt...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 2

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    When I was a senior in high school, I attended the senior prom with my date. After the prom, a group of us students went to a local restaurant. It was early in the morning when...
    stephaniewashington stephaniewashington 41-45, F 1 Response May 2

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    I watched my ex boyfriend and love of my life destroy his entire future and if it wasn't for me doing cpr he wouldn't be alive now. I feel like he was my soul mate. NOW hes on...
    Kmek3232 Kmek3232 31-35, F 1 Response May 6

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    Lol I love this group! I love tacos, especially chicken tacos. mmmm. And yes..I do say no to drugs!!
    JustAva JustAva 22-25, F 5 Responses May 7

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    who needs drugs in alcohol when there is 4chan?
    metagross metagross 18-21, M May 9

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    Na I don't take drugs . I don't drink alcohol really. I can have fun , tons of fun without drinking . I don't like alcohol either. I taste some at Christmas dinner or once in a...
    legzydawly legzydawly 18-21 1 Response May 10

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    Smoking I canned it 26 years ago, started thinking I was tough but proved I was tough through giving it up. Alcohol gave it up 30 years ago but busted a couple of times. Now I get...
    avachat avachat 51-55, M 1 Response May 12

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    Drinking and drugs are nothing to be ashamed of, and I find it disgusting that you people are trying to shame whoever uses them.
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 1 Response May 13

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    I'm An Emotional User, Not Of Drugs And Alcohol ..... I Use People For My Own Emotional Reasons...
    YoungForever101 YoungForever101 18-21, F a week ago

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    I use drugs to cope with the memories of being raped. It started out as small things like smoking weed everyday and it escalated to snorting pain pills. I feel ashamed but I love...
    ThatLovelyLady ThatLovelyLady 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The problem is I don't have anyone to love drugs with me. It gets lonely exploring your mind when you've got no-one to talk to about it.
    shanetheshaggy shanetheshaggy 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    When I say I don't drink or smoke or whatever, people look at me like I am lame and try to offer it to me to have fun. But this is MY body I don't want your drugs and alcohol. Keep...
    TheAlyJ101 TheAlyJ101 18-21, F 18 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well, recently my drug-free friends have gotten into drugs, and they are trying to get me into it. The thought of being able to take a drug and be away from all sadness and pain...
    Lekoml Lekoml 13-15, M 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    My dad is very dependent on drugs. He's smoked since he was 17 and can't go a day without pot. Now he has lung cancer and lymphoma. All three of us children have gotten asthma from...
    oodleskaboodles oodleskaboodles 16-17, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I smoked for about 6 years. Hated it most of the time but I live with a smoker so quitting has always been hard. But I quit cold turkey and today is day 33 that I've been quit!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 9

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    I been smoking since I was 13 I bought the same brand my dad smokes and was instantly hooked . When I got pregnant it was easy to quit those 9 months but having my daughter and...
    lailabunni lailabunni 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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    I will not quit. Not this time. I have quit billions and trillions of times. I have mental illnesses that cause my emotions to be erratic. I can be unpredictable. This time though...
    authenticbeauty authenticbeauty 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I'll never quit. I'm so tired.... But I'll never quit.
    Monte805Cristo Monte805Cristo 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    It's been like three months since I quit smoking. I no longer have cravings. I feel as if I have done a great service to my health by quiting!
    TheSpiritCarriesOn TheSpiritCarriesOn 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    I haven't been smoking long and I don't think I got fully addicted but I have decided to quit smoking before that happens.
    Lilyflower00 Lilyflower00 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 22

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    I quit, I am turning in my resignation to life, I can't take it anymore.
    Hockeyplayer56 Hockeyplayer56 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 24

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    Just kidding! I will NEVER quit smoking. I totally love smoking.
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 25

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