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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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    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

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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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    Yep, quite a bit of 'em. My advice overall, is don't do drugs. It's hard to know when you've had enough, specially with the hard chemicals. I've never done anything stronger than...
    SakuraiTomoki SakuraiTomoki 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have many acquaintances who use drugs others alcohol I can't condemn them as it's their life, money and minds they are abusing or loosing. Quite honestly some are wealthy...
    onebrightday onebrightday 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hate me for going on here and saying these things. I don't care. This is supposed to be where no one judges you and I'm not judging any of you at all. But stop this. Don't do drugs...
    numinxus numinxus 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    About a year ago, i stopped doing drugs, now, a year have past, and ive decided to quit smoking and become healtier. Im proud of myself :D
    thinordie thinordie 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I need to quit smoking? That's obvious, I have been smoking for ten years, I am 20 going on 21, literally I have been smoking for half of my short time on this earth. Today I...
    SinOrSaint SinOrSaint 18-21, M Aug 31

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    Once someone told me that drugs could ease you out of all your troubles. I asked what if one wanted to fight back; what about Will Power and Determination? And then there was...
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F 9 Responses a week ago

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    I am 18 and I have never had an interest in either. To further explain I do not believe that consuming drugs that dont harm those around you and alcohol is immoral. Rather the...
    mic112 mic112 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    wish I could do drugs again... but because I'm on prescription medications I can't, I'm on anxiety pills but take them as prescribed, sometimes if I felt I was going to have pretty...
    becarae becarae 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I've never done drugs. I've studied drugs, I've tested drugs, I've even helped develop medicinal trial drugs, but I've never been even remotely close to wanting to do drugs. I know...
    nigelthekoala nigelthekoala 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    this experience about a girl that she don't need drugs or alcohol to have fun is interesesting because she is right what she says.I think that to have fun you only need a goods...
    scm97 scm97 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 17

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    This goes beyond issues like legalizing medical marijuana. What about hard drugs like cocaine and heroin? You could argue that taking drugs should be a personal choice, even if it...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I do believe that people that need drugs and alcohol are just throwing their lives away, I personally don't have any troubles with anyone drinking around me but the drugs have got...
    acissej10 acissej10 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 30

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    I have always been strongly against drugs and drinking. Ever since health class in 5th grade when we first started talking about the dangers of alcohol and drugs, it scared me and...
    Samhopexo Samhopexo 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 8

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    i never have and never will do drugs, cos i have heard too many bad/sad stories of decent people that have just mixed with the wrong crowd and got into doing drugs!! i know that...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    Drugs can really make a mass of people lives, when you love a person that's on drugs!! Things can get really bad! War on drugs!!! Sure
    111888my 111888my 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    There's nothing quite as profoundly lonely as living alone in the very same apartment you shared with your family growing up. Some nights I get up and I imagine they're all still...
    Visola Visola 22-25, F Aug 28

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    My experience about this one I should have a class of ppl and tell them all my bs that **** put me thru How closed minded I was How passive How I just wished to get over with my...
    hunlove hunlove 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I am strongly against how the psychiatry only sells drugs, does not heal. The psychiatry is a fake science, a pseudo science, only invented with the sole purpose for male...
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 Aug 17

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    Cause there is no war on drugs. There's a war going on between Us and Them. Not drugs ( that They created btw).
    RainbowLoveFire RainbowLoveFire 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Never did drugs. Don't think I'll ever want to. When it comes to alcohol, I think I have a wine cooler every eight months or every one, two, or three years. I don't drink that much...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 18

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    Prescription drugs can do just as much damage and illegal drugs. One of the things that lead to my divorce was discovering that my wife was addicted to a tranquillizer. So much...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I lost my lil bro to drugs a little over 5 years ago. He actually died because he wasn't a druggie! One of his buddies gave him methadone and since he had never taken drugs before...
    Keekeem Keekeem 31-35, F Aug 28

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    Natural drugs are good like weed shrooms Ayuascha etc man made drugs like LSD crack cocaine heroine meth etc are bad. Alcohol Is bad period
    kwill754 kwill754 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 31

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    I'm not proud of posting this, but I'm not alone. Plenty of teens my age and sadly younger have tried a variety of drugs to 'escape the real world'. The worst I have tried is MDMA...
    HollyD23 HollyD23 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I know that my mother did drugs while I was a kid I was never informed which ones. I know she was and most likely still is an alcoholic as well. Recently after visiting where she...
    Marie240 Marie240 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    So I was thinking of buying drugs this weekend,but I can't decide on what to get weed was my first option I have been wanting it for a while now.i was thinking cocaine as we'll but...
    prankqueen prankqueen 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Although there was a time in my life where I didn't think this was true...Drinking i've never really done but drugs however...That goes far into my life and at one point that was...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My boyfriend currently is curious about drugs. He loves to do it with his best friend behind my back. I try to tell him that I'm not comfortable with him doing that but he insists...
    stephanies97 stephanies97 16-17, F 17 Responses Aug 16

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    But when you're down to nothing, drugs start to look real friendly
    Diamondgirly Diamondgirly 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    My ex fiancé started drugs after his brothers death and he wasn't the same person I knew at all. It took losing very thing for him to stop... They can really guck you up
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F Aug 16

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    I've been clean and sober for about a month now, and I'm looking to find friends 18-30 in the Bay Area that don't drink or do drugs.
    teawithharry teawithharry 18-21, T Aug 18

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    doing drugs and drinking is so stupid
    buttney buttney 13-15, F 9 Responses Aug 18

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    My boyfriend's friends and especially their girlfriends have all told him that I'm stuck up. Oh really? I'm sorry that I don't want to do drugs and drink with my kids in the next...
    prittyinpink prittyinpink 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 19

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    I don't need drugs or alcohol to have a fun time... I just make stuff up as I go to have a good time and if that doesn't work... I have my ps3 for my plan B
    D3fau1THack3R D3fau1THack3R 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 24

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    I'm on to another year of high school, and a lot of my friends and people in my friends' circles are starting to experiment with alcohol and drugs. I've always been against doing...
    Milkshakewithcherry Milkshakewithcherry 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    I don't dislike alcohol and drugs because my parents told me to. I actually don't mind people drinking a little every now and then, there's nothing wrong with that I'm sure when I...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 13-15, M Aug 26

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    I do not need drugs & alcohol to make myself happy & have fun. I do fine without them. I do not allowed negative bad behaviours to impaired my judgements. Always be true to...
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F 10 Responses Aug 27

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    I don't drink Alcohol, or smoke or take any drugs. It's part of my personal code of honor, if that makes any sense.
    TheComicAlien TheComicAlien 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 29

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    How I start and end my day. Morning: weed, 2 X pills, with a dash of oxycontin. Night: lithium, weed, olanzapine, benadryl. I haven't done too many hard drugs in years. I'm...
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 31

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    I've never been into drugs, but I realised I don't need alcohol to have fun when I became pregnant and couldn't have any haha. I used to always go into social situations thinking I...
    sgawlik sgawlik 26-30, F Sep 1

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    Hugs last forever. Drugs end in a period amount of time.
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    But how, I'm so insanely depressed right now.. The only thing I know to do it turn to drugs and alcohol.
    GuuIsAwesome GuuIsAwesome 18-21, M 5 Responses Sep 3

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    I'm 19 and have never done drugs or drank. I don't care about this sort of thing. I'm also a virgin (but from the way I think, some people would assume otherwise, lol), and proud...
    YuriXWolfram86 YuriXWolfram86 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 4

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    It all started in 7th grade when I was introduced to K2/Synthetic Marijuana(there were a few other drugs I tried using but this is about the synthetic). I used to like the way it...
    SnakTaco SnakTaco 13-15, M Sep 4